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Dominican's Guest Concert Series announces lineup featuring Grammy-nominated Quartet San Francisco
Beginning its 11th season of providing Marin County and the Bay Area with a unique opportunity to enjoy classical music, the Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California has announced its performance lineup for the 2011-12 season beginning October 9.
VoteSmart Challenge 2012 makes positive impact
Educating students about key policy issues and reinforcing the importance of being knowledgeable and involved in the electoral process was achieved at Dominican University of California’s VoteSmart Challenge ’12 on October 23 in Angelico Hall.
Dominican students lead national exit poll study
Political science students are participating in a national research project designed by their professor focused on voting differences across the country and the media’s use of exit polls.
Dominican hosts town hall forum for candidates
A town hall-style forum featuring candidates for the U.S. 2nd District Congressional seat and the California 10th District Assembly seat was held October 8 in Dominican University of California’s Angelico Hall.
Large crowd hears Salman Rushdie speak at Dominican
Salman Rushdie, bestselling author of "Midnight’s Children" and "The Satanic Verses," addressed an appreciative crowd of close to 700 in Angelico Hall on September 25 in the 2012 Institute for Leadership Studies’ Fall Lecture Series at Dominican University of California.
Dominican biologist receives 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.
Dominican's facilities director honored
Jacques Charton, the Executive Director of Facility and Auxiliary Services for Dominican University of California, is responsible for implementing the campus’ transformation into the 21st century. He will be honored on June 15 at the North Bay Business Journal’s inaugural Facilities Managers Recognition Awards in Santa Rosa.
Dominican student selected for congressional internship
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.
Ronan Farrow to Address Class of 2012
Writer, human rights lawyer and diplomat Ronan Farrow will receive an honorary Doctorate of Humanities degree and deliver the keynote address at Dominican University of California’s undergraduate commencement ceremony, Saturday, May 12. John R. Gaulding, founder and director of Sage Partners LLC, will receive an honorary degree and deliver the graduate commencement address, Friday, May 11.
Dominican names top female, male student-athletes
Te Manu Whakatakai “Taki” Te Koi, who scored a career-high 20 points in her final women’s basketball game, Kellie Hislop, who started the final 122 games of her softball career, and Mark Lewis, who helped lead the Penguins to a strong finish and fourth place in Pacific West Conference men’s basketball, were named the Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year at Dominican University of California on April 29.
SOD Blitz training session returns to Dominican
The public was invited to participate in a free training session at Dominican University of California on how to identify Sudden Oak Death (SOD) symptoms and collect samples for testing. The session was April 21 in Room 102 of the Joseph R. Fink Science Center on campus.
Dominican welcomes alumni for 2012 Reunion weekend
Reunion 2012 at Dominican University of California featured a variety of activities that stretched over three days beginning April 20 on and about the San Rafael campus.
PacWest tennis championships a success at Dominican
Dominican University of California was the host team for seven other teams, including perennial powerhouse BYU-Hawaii, the No. 1 ranked team in NCAA Division II, at the Pacific West Conference Women’s Tennis Championships April 19-21.
Anne Lamott speaks at Dominican's Lecture Series
Anne Lamott, bestselling author of "Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Son’s Son," spoke on April 11 in front of a crowd of more than 500 appreciative fans in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California.
Violist Vinocour caps Guest Concert Series April 22
Jonathan Vinocour, Principal Violist of the San Francisco Symphony since 2009, will perform at Dominican University of California in Angelico Hall for the first time on April 22 to close out the 2011-12 Guest Concert Series.
Dominican students present at NCUR in Utah
More than 45 Dominican University of California students presented 39 poster and oral presentations from original search March 29-31 at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) at Weber State University in Utah.
Farm Bill discussed at Dominican event
Ken Cook, President of Environmental Working Group, and Dan Imhoff, author of "Food Fight," were guest speakers in Angelico Hall on March 22 at a Food For Thought Author Series event hosted by Dominican's GreenMBA program and presented by Marin Organic and Point Reyes Books.
Dominican invited to Aspen Institute's national consortium
Dominican University of California is among a select group of universities invited by the Aspen Institute to be a part of a national dialogue in March in Washington, D.C. on rethinking undergraduate business education.
Swiss General Consul speaking at Dominican
Julius Anderegg, the Cousul General of Switzerland, will present “The Eurozone Crisis: Swiss Stability in the Eye of the Storm” on March 29 in the Creekside Room at Dominican University of California.
Former Governor Granholm at Dominican on Sunday
Jennifer Granholm, who in January 2002 was the first woman ever to be sworn in as governor of Michigan, will speak with her husband, leadership expert Dan Mulhern, on Sunday, March 25, in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California.

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