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Research Links Cadmium to Breast Cancer Cell Growth
A newly published study by researchers at Dominican University of California shows that breast cancer cells become more aggressive the longer they are exposed to small concentrations of cadmium, a heavy metal commonly found in cosmetics, food, water and air particles.
Author discusses suicide prevention
Kevin Hines, author of “Cracked, Not Broken,” a book about him surviving a jump from the Golden Gate Bridge in 2000, presented “The Truth About Suicide” on September 30 in front of a near capacity crowd in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California.
Expanding OLLI Program Hosts Open House
As the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) completes its 10th year as an academic program of Dominican University of California, it extends its reach further and deeper into Marin’s neighborhoods.
Art in Public Places Features Work by Dominican Professor
Foad Satterfield, a professor of art at Dominican University of California for the past 33 years, is participating in the Emeryville Art in Public Places Program through October.
"Things That Look Like Art" Exhibit Ends October 25
Bay Area photographer Victor Landweber presents "Things That Look Like Art," a free exhibition featuring Landweber's work on display through October 25 in San Marco Gallery in Dominican University of California’s Alemany Library, 185 Palm Avenue.
President Marcy Moderates Climate Leadership Discussion
Dominican students shine in international competition
Two Dominican MBA students have placed in the top five percent in a field of 1,132 teams participating in an international business simulation designed to teach strategy, as well as advanced business finance, cross-functional alignment, competitive analysis, and the selection of tactics to build a successful, focused organization.
"What Stopped Me" photo exhibit opens at Dominican
“What Stopped Me: Images in Contemplative Photography” opened July 24 in the Science Center at Dominican University of California.
Penguins win Academic Achievement Award
For the fourth straight year, Dominican University of California has captured the Pacific West Conference Academic Achievement Award.
Dominican students produce live baseball TV broadcast
For Dominican University of California students, their sports broadcast summer camp experience can actually be seen on television sets in 80,000 households throughout Marin County.
Political Scientist Examines National Identity through Art
In an article published June in Perspectives on Political Science, Dominican University of California political scientist Alison Howard examines how the Founding Fathers turned to art as a way to build a national identity.
Dean of School of Business and Leadership announced
On June 20, 2013, Dominican University of California Provost Steven Weisler announced that Sam Beldona has been appointed dean of the School of Business and Leadership, effective July 31.
Big History Summer Institute at Dominican
Educators from the United States, Australia, and Brazil met on the Dominican campus June 17-21 for the fourth annual Big History Summer Institute. Dominican’s Big History faculty and guest lecturers led sessions focused on best practices in teaching Big History course and also touch on larger issues in Big History, such as the role of global ethics, the use of art and poetry, and meaning and purpose of Big History, and implications of the story for the future of the planet.
Dominican hosts Bay Area LeaderShape event
Fifty students from universities throughout the Bay Area spent six days on the Dominican campus June 3-8 building their leadership skills as part of the Dominican LeaderShape program. LeaderShape is a national training program for college students that focuses on supporting students to lead with integrity.
"Summon Me" paintings exhibit at Dominican
The paintings of Ward Schumaker are on display in his “Summon Me” exhibit in the San Marco Gallery in Alemany Library at Dominican University through August 25.
Dominican honors Class of 2013 at Commencement
Award-winning broadcast journalist and artist Dana King delivered three “pearls of wisdom” from her long and distinguished career to graduating students at Dominican University of California in her keynote address at the University’s commencement on May 18.
President Marcy named Bay Area Influential Woman
Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy was named one of the “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” for 2013 by the San Francisco Business Times in the publication’s May 3 issue.
Leadership Lecture Series welcomes Eve Ensler
Eve Ensler, bestselling author of The Vagina Monologues and one of Newsweek's "150 Women Who Changed The World," visited Dominican May 22, as part of the University’s 2013 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Leadership Lecture Series. The series is offered in partnership with Bay Area independent bookstore Book Passage.
Dominican celebrates Reunion Weekend 2013
Reunion Weekend 2013 at Dominican University of California April 19-20 was a rousing success.
Latinos Unidos hosts first Spring Festival
Students, faculty, staff of Dominican University of California and community members enjoyed food, music, dance, and games as Latinos Unidos celebrated its first Spring Festival May 4 on the Meadowlands Lawn.
Leadership Lecture Series welcomes Michael Pollan
Michael Pollan, author of four New York Times’ bestselling books, spoke at Dominican University of California on May 20, as part of the University’s 2013 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Leadership Lecture Series. The series is offered in partnership with Bay Area independent bookstore Book Passage.
Planetary Dance for Global Renewal at Dominican
Dominican University of California students, faculty, staff, and friends began their Earth Day celebrations early this year as they performed the Global Renewal Planetary Dance on April 19. Choreographed by theater artist Anna Halprin, the two-hour event was held on the Forest Meadows Field.
Leadership Lecture Series welcomes Isabel Allende
Internationally acclaimed author and Marin County resident Isabel Allende spoke at Dominican University of California on April 23 as part of the University’s 2013 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Leadership Lecture Series. The series is offered in partnership with Bay Area independent bookstore Book Passage.
S.F. Chamber Players in Guest Concert Series
The San Francisco Chamber Players, Northern California’s premiere chamber ensemble, closed out the 2012-13 Guest Concert Series on April 21 in Angelico Hall on the Dominican University of California campus.
Dominican welcomes Roach to Leadership Lecture Series
Science writer Mary Roach, author of "Packing for Mars," spoke at Dominican University of California on April 18, as part of the University’s 2013 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Leadership Lecture Series. The series is offered in partnership with Bay Area independent bookstore Book Passage.
Music industry icon teaches class at Dominican
Music industry legend Sandy Pearlman was a guest instructor teaching a class titled “Curse of the Hidden Music Business” April 6 and April 13 to students in the Communications and Media Studies Department at Dominican University of California.
President Marcy moderates election reform panel
Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy served as moderator for a panel discussion on election reform on April 4 in front of a capacity crowd in Guzman Lecture Hall.
Service-learning art project debuts in San Rafael
A public art project designed to highlight the issue of educational equality in Marin County was installed on April 26 along a freeway underpass in San Rafael.
Dominican stages "Relay for Life" walkathon
Dominican University of California students, alumni, faculty, and staff participated in the third annual “Relay for Life” walkathon on April 12-13 in the Conlan Center. Organized by Dominican students, with the assistance of Campus Ministry, the 24-hour event raised nearly $10,000 for the American Cancer Society.
Leimbach named Dominican Athletics Director
Following a nationwide search, Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy has appointed Brandon Leimbach as the University’s Director of Athletics. Leimbach will join Dominican from Colorado School of Mines (CSM), where he served as Associate Director of Athletics for the past five years. He also served as CSM’s Assistant Director of Recreational Sports from 2002-2008.
Poet/writer Kim Stafford visiting Dominican
Poet and writer Kim Stafford will be writer-in-residence at Santa Sabina Center and Dominican University of California, April 24-28.
Students spend spring break doing coral research
A team of dedicated undergraduate students remained on campus during spring break March 11-15 to care for more than 300 corals, which arrived recently from American Samoa. The corals will help advance Dr. Vania Coelho's research focused on preventing coral stress and mortality due to the rise in water temperatures.
NIH Fellowship Supports Malaria Research in Uganda
When Stephanie Huezo arrived at Dominican as a freshman in 2008, her goal was to graduate with a degree in biology and proceed directly to medical school. This was until she started working as part of faculty mentor Roland Cooper’s undergraduate research team and discovered her own passion for research.
Dominican welcomes Newsom to Leadership Lecture Series
California Lieutenant Governor and former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom spoke at Dominican University of California's Angelico Hall on March 6 as part of the University’s 2013 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Leadership Lecture Series. The series is offered in partnership with Bay Area independent bookstore Book Passage.
SF Symphony members perform at Dominican
Members of the San Francisco Symphony and faculty from Dominican University of California’s Department of Music Dance and Performing Arts appeared on stage together at Angelico Hall on March 3 in Dominican’s Guest Concert Series.
Leadership Lecture Series welcomes Madeleine Albright
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke to another capacity crowd at Dominican's Angelico Hall on February 21 as part of the University’s 2013 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Leadership Lecture Series. The series is offered in partnership with Bay Area independent bookstore Book Passage.
Students help launch new service-learning program
Dominican students Jocelle Flores and Daniela Leyva have been selected to help launch a statewide program designed to support student leaders advancing service-learning and community engagement at California colleges and universities.
NY Times cites State of Union Address research
Dominican University political scientist Alison Howard and colleague Donna Hoffman, associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa, have spent almost a decade studying how presidents use the State of the Union Address to communicate with the public and request legislation of Congress.
$1 million gift supports Summer Search scholarships
Dominican University of California has received a $1 million gift from alumna Susan Johann Gilardi in support of The Sandy Peeples Endowed Scholarship. The fund provides financial assistance to low-income Bay Area students who understand their own role in giving back to their communities.
Dominican stages One Billion Rising march
On Thursday, February 14, Dominican University of California was the Marin County location for One Billion Rising, the global movement and call to action to end violence against women and girls.
Chemist Explores Earth’s Atmosphere, Mars
In a wide-ranging lecture on February 7, Dr. Joseph S. Francisco, past president of the American Chemical Society and a professor of chemistry and earth & atmospheric science at Purdue University, discussed chemical findings related to the destruction of the ozone layer, the creation of alternatives to harmful Chlorofluorocarbons, and the possibility of earlier life on Mars.
Leadership Lecture Series Welcomes Al Gore
Former United States Vice President Al Gore spoke at Dominican on February 13 as part of the University’s 2013 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Leadership Lecture Series. The series is offered in partnership with Bay Area independent bookstore Book Passage. Gore, who last appeared in the ILS lecture series in 2009, addressed a capacity crowd in Angelico Hall.
Rev. Williams, Mirikitani speak at Dominican
The Reverend Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani of San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church kicked-off the 2013 ILS Spring Lecture Series in Angelico Hall on February 8.
Dominican hosts "Super Bowl Sunday" concert
If watching football on Super Bowl Sunday on February 4 wasn't entertaining enough, the Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California provided a classical musical alternative.
Dominican receives national ranking for sustainability
Dominican University of California has received a bronze level ranking in sustainability, according to the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).
CSM, CNBC Feature Dominican Research on Presidency
In a cover story examining President Barack Obama’s second term in office, The Christian Science Monitor cites research by Alison Howard, assistant professor of Dominican’s Department of Political Science and International Studies, and Donna Hoffman, associate professor at the University of Northern Iowa.
Gore, Albright headline Leadership Lecture Series
Former United States Vice President Al Gore and former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will speak in Dominican’s 2013 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Leadership Lecture Series in partnership with Bay Area independent bookstore Book Passage.
Dr. Bartolini Named to Marin Women’s Hall of Fame
Dr. LeeAnn Bartolini, professor of psychology and co-chair of Dominican University of California’s Psychology Department, will be inducted into the Marin Women’s Hall of Fame on April 13.
Dominican Research Cited in Forbes Article
Research by Dominican University of California psychology professor Dr. Gail Matthews is included in a new Forbes online article outlining “five ways to make New Year’s resolutions stick.”
New V.P. for Advancement, Alumni Engagement named
Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy has announced the University’s appointment of Kathleen Krueger Park as Vice President for Advancement and Alumni Engagement.
GreenMBA unveils sustainable performance metric
Rating how well a car treats the environment – as well as handles the road – was the goal of a project designed by students in Dominican’s MBA in Sustainable Enterprise (Green MBA) program.
Researchers present cultural communication findings
A healthcare professional’s ability to communicate effectively with culturally and ethnically diverse patients is critical in today’s healthcare settings. However, an ongoing study by researchers from Dominican University of California shows that the healthcare sector must provide more opportunities for healthcare professionals to learn and practice cross-cultural communication.
What's happening at Dominican in Fall of 2014
At Dominican, we offer an exciting array of lectures and presentations, musical and dance performances, art exhibits, receptions and athletics events. The following events are open to the general public and all members of the Dominican community. Most events are free, except where noted. Free parking on campus is available in the Conlan Recreation Center parking lot at the intersection of Grand and Acacia avenues. Contact information is included with each listing. For media queries please contact Sarah Gardner, 415-485-3239, sarah.gardner@dominican.edu or Dave Albee, 415-257-1308, david.albee@dominican.edu in Media Relations.
Big History opens ILS 2012 Fall Lecture Series
Dr. Fred Spier, Senior Lecturer in Big History at the University of Amsterdam, kicked off the Dominican’s 2012 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Fall Lecture Series on August 27.
Dominican names Provost, Senior Assistant to President
Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy has announced the University’s appointment of Steven E. Weisler as Provost and Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar as the Senior Assistant to the President. Both Dr. Weisler and Dr. Rodriguez-Farrar will join Dominican in January.
USDA, CDFA applaud Dominican research
Researchers from National Ornamentals Research Site at Dominican University of California (NORS-DUC) have successfully eliminated Phytophthora ramorum, the pathogen that causes sudden oak death, from the infested soil at a quarantined nursery in California using a non-chemical method that could be used at quarantined sites throughout the state.
Dominican's Suresh Appavoo wins Fulbright award
Dr. Suresh Appavoo, associate professor of Education and Director of Dominican University of California’s Center for Diversity Initiatives, received a William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board award in 2012 to work in the Republic of Maldives alongside government agencies and institutions of higher as they meet a growing demand for primary and secondary school teachers.
Dominican wins PacWest Academic Achievement Award
For the third year in a row, Dominican University of California has been named the winner of the Pacific West Conference Academic Achievement Award, this time sharing the honor for the first time in PacWest history with Grand Canyon University.
Hall joins Dominican as first Yin endowed professor
Dr. Randall Hall has joined Dominican’s Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics as the first Lillian L. Y. Wang Yin, Ph.D . Endowed Professor of Chemistry at Dominican University of California. Dr. Hall returned to his roots in Marin from Louisiana State University (LSU) where he served as the Webster Parish Alumni Chapter Professor of Chemistry.
Dr. Ching-Hua Wang named new HNS Dean
Dr. Ching-Hua Wang has been selected as the new Dean of the School of Health and Natural Sciences (HNS) and Professor of Biology, effective July 1.
'Realm of Dreams' exhibit comes to Alemany Library
Barbara Andino-Stevenson and Phyllis Thelen, two women artists and Marin County community leaders, are presenting their own individual and collaborative work in “The Realm of Dreams" through August 30 at the Alemany Library Gallery at Dominican University of California.
Biologist receives NIH grant to fight malaria
Dominican University of California biologist Dr. Roland Cooper and colleagues from Portland State University, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, and Drexel University have been awarded a $3.56 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to advance research focused on acridones, a group of organic compounds that show great potential as anti-malarial drugs.
Research finds cadmium link to breast cancer
Studies by researchers at Dominican University of California show that breast cancer cells become increasingly aggressive the longer they are exposed to small concentrations of cadmium, a heavy metal commonly found in cosmetics, food, water, and air particles.
Dominican congressional intern heads to Panetta Institute
Sydney Lewis, a junior majoring in Political Science and English at Dominican University of California, has been selected to participate in the Leon and Sylvia Panetta Institute for Public Policy’s Congressional Internship Program.
President Marcy named Influential Woman in Business
Mary B. Marcy, president of Dominican University of California, has been named one of the Bay Area’s “Most Influential Women in Business” by the San Francisco Business Times in recognition of her 20-year career of exemplary leadership in higher education.
See Ronan Farrow commencement speech on YouTube
Writer, human rights lawyer and diplomat Ronan Farrow encouraged Dominican University of California’s Class of 2012 to “turn obstacles into opportunities” on May 12 when he delivered the keynote address at commencement.
Research finds cadmium link to breast cancer
Studies by researchers at Dominican University of California show that breast cancer cells become increasingly aggressive the longer they are exposed to small concentrations of cadmium, a heavy metal commonly found in cosmetics, food, water, and air particles.
Fulbright award goes to Dominican's Suresh Appavoo
Dr. Suresh Appavoo, associate professor of Education and Director of Dominican University of California’s Center for Diversity Initiatives, has been selected to receive a William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board award to work in the Republic of Maldives alongside government agencies and institutions of higher as they meet a growing demand for primary and secondary school teachers.
Senior Class Address at commencement
The Senior Class Address delivered on May 12, 2012 at Dominican by Peter Jean M. Bote “J.T.” Teodoro. He is a graduate of the Humanities and Cultural Studies program and is a musician and poet.
Dominican radio partners with minor league baseball team
San Rafael Pacifics and Dominican University of California are excited to announce a one-of-a-kind-partnership for the Pacifics’ inaugural 2012 baseball season.
Dominican receives national award for community service
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) for a fifth year has honored Dominican University of California as a leader among institutions of higher education for their support of service-learning, volunteering, and civic engagement. This past year, 547 Dominican students were engaged in more than 10,931 hours of community service.
Aspen Institute invites Dominican to national consortium
Dominican University of California is among a select group of universities invited by the Aspen Institute to be part of a national dialogue in March in Washington, D.C. on rethinking undergraduate business education.
'State of First Amendment' panel discussion at Dominican
A panel of experts hosted a “State of the First Amendment” discussion at noon on March 14 in the Garden Room at the Dominican University of California’s Heritage and Alumni House.
Dominican receives First Amendment Grant
Dominican University of California is one of six colleges nationwide awarded a grant by the 1 for All program to support efforts to raise awareness of the First Amendment and the fundamental freedoms it protects.
NBC's Tom Brokaw returns to Dominican campus
Veteran NBC News journalist Tom Brokaw, who moderated the third and final California Governor’s debate at Dominican between Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman in 2010, returned to Angelico Hall on January 22 to kickoff this year’s Institute for Leadership Studies' Spring Lecture Series.
Dominican basketball games airing on CMCM TV
Dominican University of California basketball has come to television. Dominican has partnered with Community Media Center of Marin (CMCM) to air tape-delayed coverage of Penguins men’s and women’s basketball home games at Conlan Center on public access TV. The first game – Dominican’s 51-48 upset victory over Chico State in women’s basketball on November 22 – was broadcast December 26,on CMCM Channel 30.
Severance joins SF Symphony performers for concert
Violist Nanci Severance, a member of the San Francisco Symphony since 1982, will be joined by fellow SF Symphony performers Dan Carlson and Peter Wyrick on stage on February 5, Super Bowl Sunday, to perform in the Guest Concert Series in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California.
Dominican GreenMBA graduate's business plan results in invitation to the White House, State of the Union Address
When Zach Davis was creating his Capstone business plan before graduating from Dominican’s GreenMBA program in 2009, it did not include a YouTube video, a telephone call from Vice President Joseph Biden and an invitation to the White House and the State of the Union Address. It just all worked out that way.
Dominican professor receives National Science Foundation grant to improve STEM education
Dr. Diara Spain, an associate professor of biology and director of the Honors Program at Dominican University of California, is the recipient of a SENCER-National Science Foundation sub-grant to develop a new General Education science course for non-science majors enrolled in the Honors Program.
Dominican approved for special education teacher training of children with autism
Dominican University of California will meet the growing demand for special education teachers trained to work with children with autism. The University has received approval from the accrediting body of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to offer an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) teacher preparation program. The Commission’s Committee on Accreditation (COA) voted to approve the ASD Added Authorization program at its meeting on November 5.
Penguins host touted teams from Washington in Dominican Classic men's basketball holiday event
Seattle Pacific University, the top ranked team in the NCAA Division II West Region men’s basketball poll in November, was the featured guest for the four-team Dominican Classic December 17-18, at the Conlan Center. The Falcons lived up to their billing.
Nelson Mandela University math professor visiting Dominican campus to improve education in South Africa
Dr. Hugh Glover, Professor of Math Education at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa, is visiting the Dominican University of California campus through December 10.
Dominican GreenMBA graduate's business plan results in invitation to the White House, State of the Union Address
When Zach Davis was creating his Capstone business plan before graduating from Dominican’s GreenMBA program in 2009, it did not include a YouTube video, a telephone call from Vice President Joseph Biden and an invitation to the White House and the State of the Union Address. It just all worked out that way.
Travel expert Rick Steves draws near capacity crowd for ILS' 2010 Fall Lecture Series finale
The 2010 Institute for Leadership Studies’ 2010 Fall Lecture Series came to a close on November 10 when a near capacity crowd of close to 750 packed into Angelico Hall to hear Rick Steves, PBS television host and travel expert.
PBS' Spencer Michels hosts "Intergenerational Conversation" in Guzman Lecture Hall
A crowd of about 100 attended "Intergenerational Conversation: A Dialogue with Spencer Michels" on October 29 at Dominican University of California. The community dialogue in Guzman Lecture Hall was a free event.
Capacity crowd, statewide audience watches California governor's debate at Dominican
In front of a capacity crowd in Angelico Hall and a statewide television audience, Dominican University of California on October 12 hosted the third and final California governor’s debate between Democratic candidate Jerry Brown and Republican candidate Meg Whitman.
AARP Announces Sponsorship of October 12th Gubernatorial Debate
SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AARP is a sponsor of the October 12 California gubernatorial debate at Dominican University of California in San Rafael. Dominican, in partnership with NBC, is presenting the debate between Democratic candidate Jerry Brown and Republican candidate Meg Whitman.
In Ticketing Provides Eco-Friendly Tickets to California Governor’s Debate at Dominican University of California
KQED Airs Live Statewide Radio Broadcast of Governor's Debate at Dominican
KQED, one of the most-listened-to public radio stations in the nation and its statewide news program, “The California Report,” distributed the live NBC broadcast of the California Governor’s Debate to public radio stations for broadcast throughout California. Tom Brokaw of NBC News moderated the Tuesday, October 12th one-hour debate between Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican Meg Whitman at Dominican’s Angelico Hall.
Guest Concert Series begins 10th anniversary season on October 17 with Ariel Ensemble
The 10th anniversary of the Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California will begin on October 17 and this season features performances including the San Francisco Symphony Musicians, Philharmonia Baroque Musicians and the St. Lawrence String Quartet.
Autodesk sponsors governor's debate at Dominican University of California
Autodesk, a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, is a sponsor of the October 12 California Governor’s Debate at Dominican University of California. Dominican, in partnership with NBC, is presenting the debate between Democratic candidate Jerry Brown and Republican candidate Meg Whitman.
Dominican University of California Extends Lottery for Governor's Debate Tickets
Record fall enrollment reported as Dominican begins classes for 2010-11 academic year
Dominican University of California today welcomed a record freshmen class of 343 to campus, marking an impressive 18 percent increase from the same time last fall. Of those 343 students, 181 are of minority descent.
Dominican launches California Governor's Debate website for October 12 event at Angelico Hall
Dominican University of California has launched a new website – www.cagovdebate.com – to provide up-to-date information and engage the community in the October 12 California Governor’s Debate at Angelico Hall on Dominican’s campus.
Robert Reich joins Michael Caine, Rick Steves for ILS Fall Leadership Lecture Series
Professor and politician Robert B. Reich , travel author and PBS TV host Rick Steves and Academy Award-winning actor Michael Caine headline the 2010 Institute for Leadership Studies Fall Lecture Series at Dominican University of California.
NBC News' Tom Brokaw to moderate Whitman-Brown gubernatorial debate October 12 at Dominican
Dominican University of California President Joseph R. Fink on August 4 announced that veteran NBC News journalist and author Tom Brokaw will serve as the moderator for the California Governor’s debate between Republican candidate Meg Whitman and Democratic candidate Jerry Brown on Tuesday, October 12. The debate will take place at Angelico Hall on the Dominican University of California campus. The debate will air live at 6:30 p.m. on the California NBC Local Media stations including NBC Bay Area, KNBC Los Angeles, KNSD San Diego, on NBC affiliates KCRA in Sacramento and KSBW in Salinas/Monterey and will be offered to other California NBC stations. Brokaw, who was the anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News from 1982-2004, is currently a special correspondent for NBC News.
NCAA grants Dominican athletics "provisional" status
A year after becoming a member of the Pacific West Conference, the Dominican University of California Department of Athletics on July 9 received notification from the National Collegiate Athletic Association that it has been granted provisional status by the NCAA Division II Committee, a giant step for Dominican in becoming a full Division II program.
Dominican Invites Leading Candidates to California Governor’s Debate
Dominican University of California, along with NBC Universal owned-and-operated California television stations, has extended formal invitations to the leading candidates for Governor following the results of Tuesday’s June 8th primary. Dominican President Joseph R. Fink extended the invitations to Republican party candidate Meg Whitman and Democratic party candidate Jerry Brown to participate in its California gubernatorial debate scheduled for October at Dominican’s Angelico Hall.
Dominican University of California Plans to Host 2010 General Election California Governor’s Debate
Dominican University of California, in association with the NBC Universal owned-and-operated California television stations, announced May 13 that it intends to host the 2010 Governor’s debate in October at Angelico Hall.
Dominican wins PacWest's Academic Achievement Award
Dominican University of California capped its first season in NCAA Division II competition by being named the top school in the classroom in the Pacific West Conference.

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