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90th annual Shield Day ceremony set for Tuesday
When Arielle Abelon ’15 and Nicole Liston ’15 volunteered and put their heads together to create the freshmen class shield this year, they drew on their Dominican experience.
Students to curate "Art of Mount Tamalpais" exhibit
Students in Leslie Ross’ art class at Dominican will be curate an exhibit “The Art of Mount Tamalpais” by Kett Zegart and Katie Horacek beginning November 12 in the Alemany Library Reading Room at Dominican.
Kevin Kenner to perform in Guest Concert Series Nov. 9
Leading American pianist Kevin Kenner will perform for the first time in the 2014-15 Guest Concert Series on Sunday afternoon, November 9, at Dominican University of California in San Rafael.
'Grateful' veteran making a difference at Dominican
After serving seven years in the military, being deployed three times to Afghanistan as a U.S. Army ranger and being sent home wounded in combat, Nick Garcia is so delighted he landed at Dominican.
Celebrity chef Mario Batali speaking at Dominican Saturday
Celebrity chef, media personality and restaurateur Mario Batali will speak at Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Fall Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage on Saturday afternoon, November 1.
Student participates in international conference
Magdalena Fitipaldi, an honors political science and international studies double major, represented Dominican as a delegate at the 2014 Millennium Campus Conference (MCC) in Boca Raton, Florida October 10-12, an event that attracted over 1,000 undergraduates from more than 200 universities and 50 countries worldwide.
Tri-Beta members presenting at Bay Area Science Festival
Three members of the Dominican’s Tri-Beta Honor Society will be presenting at North Bay Science Discovery Day on November 1 at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa.
Foad Satterfield solo exhibit at Dominican opens Nov. 2
Berkeley artist Foad Satterfield, professor of Art at Dominican for the past 34 years, will present a solo exhibition of previously unseen works “Heart of the Matter: The Art of Foad Satterfield” from November 2 through December 15 in the San Marco Gallery in Alemany Library.
Poet Ostriker gives public reading at Dominican
Poet and literary critic Alicia Ostriker read from her new book, "The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog," on October 27 in Edgehill Mansion's Garden Room at Dominican.
Dominican graduate cooks for First Lady in White House
When Curtis Aikens Sr. graduated from Dominican in 2013 with his Masters degree in Educational Leadership he never imagined he would be using his leadership skills in the White House in Washington, D.C. a year later.
Dominican Panetta Institute Congressional interns reunite
Dominican alumni who participated in the Panetta Institute Congressional Internship Program as political science students reunited October 17 when Leon Panetta, former United States Secretary of Defense, spoke in the Institute for Leadership Studies’ fall lecture series.
OT students present research at state conference
Students and faculty from the Department of Occupational Therapy presented their original research at the 38th annual conference of the Occupational Therapy Association of California in Pasadena, October 16-19. Of the 30 poster presentations at the conference, 10 were from Dominican faculty and students.
Dominican welcomes Dr. Atul Gawande to ILS fall lecture series
Public health expert, researcher and author Dr. Atul Gawande spoke at Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Fall Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage on October 22.
Students examine biodiversity, conservation in Bali
Jazmin Vaca, Brandi Tacdol and their fellow Dominican students in Dr. Vania Coelho’s International Field Biology class know what they saw and sensed during their trip to Bali earlier this year was not something they could have simply learned from a book.
Jean-Michel Fonteneau opens 2014-15 Guest Concert Series
Conservatory of Music Cellist Jean-Michel Fonteneau opened the 2014-15 Guest Concert Series on October 12 at Dominican University of California.
Dominican welcomes Leon Panetta to ILS fall lecture series
Former United States Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta spoke at Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Fall Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage on October 17.
Accounting students attend CalCPA Careers Panel
Led by senior Jana-Cassandra Visperas, a dozen Dominican accounting students attended the CalCPA Careers Panel September 30 at Autodesk in San Rafael. The event was sponsored by the Young Emerging Professionals (YEP) section of the CalCPA Society.
President Marcy accepts "Business of the Year" award
Dominican President Mary B. Marcy accepted the “Business of the Year” award on behalf of the University at the 21st Annual “Spirit of Marin” ceremony on September 26. The award was presented by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Marin.
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand opens Fall Lecture Series
Kirsten Gillibrand, United States Senator from New York, openedDominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) 2014 Fall Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage on October 9.
Foundation commits $1M, endows Barowsky Fellowship
The Andrew P. Barowsky Foundation, Inc. has committed $1 million to establish a fellowship benefiting students of Dominican University of California pursuing graduate degrees at the University of Rochester.

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