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Record gift leads major transformation at Dominican
As higher education evolves to respond to needs of students and demands of employers, Dominican University of California has announced a major gift to transform the university through a series of initiatives focused on best practices in higher education.
Dominican unveils Andrew P. Barowsky School of Business
Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy announced the University’s School of Business and Leadership will be renamed the Andrew P. Barowsky School of Business in recognition of Andrew P. Barowsky, Chair of the University’s Board of Trustees.
SF Conservatory musicians close curtain on 2013-14 Guest Concert Series
Renowned San Francisco Conservatory of Music musicians Jean-Michel Fonteneau and Wei He joined Dominican faculty member June Choi Oh on stage April 13 for the final performance of the 2013-14 Guest Concert Series season in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California.
Sellout crowd welcomes Jane Goodall to Dominican
Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, United Nations Messenger of Peace and one of the world’s foremost experts on primate research, addressed a sellout crowd at Dominican University of California’s Angelico Hall April 4 as part of the Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage.
Former Panetta intern keeps passion for politics
Dominican alumna Juleah Cordi ’10 has a message for her generation when it comes to politics. Get involved no matter what.
Alternative spring break service trips inspire students
Like hundreds of Dominican students, Rebecca Morgenstern was super excited about spring break, yet she did not seek sunshine, a sandy beach, and hours of leisure time. She chose to take an alternative spring break.
Study Abroad program reaching new horizons
Dominican Study Abroad is designed to support and foster an appreciation of cultural diversity and global interdependence through spending time living, learning and working in a foreign country.
Bio science major headed to dental school in Boston
Daniel Mabaet is wearing a big smile on the Dominican campus these days and there is a simple explanation for it.
BFA in Dance students prepare for Senior Showcase
For LINES Ballet/BFA in Dance students Taylor Collier and Mary Kate O’Sullivan, Senior Projects at Dominican is the culmination of their college experience.
OT students partner with first responders for research study
A master’s thesis research study by three Dominican occupational therapy students in partnership with first responders could potentially reduce falls and fall risks in older adults and has led to development of a community program with the Novato Fire Department to enhance fall prevention services for older adults living in the community.
Students bring back powerful memories from El Salvador
For 10 days in January, eight students from Dominican visited El Salvador for an Engaged Immersion Experience.
Cypress String Quartet returns to Dominican
The Cypress String Quartet, one of the most vibrant of the San Francisco Bay Area’s string ensembles, returned to the Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California on March 2.
Dominican welcomes Kelly Corrigan to lecture series
New York Times bestselling author and NBC Today Show contributor Kelly Corrigan spoke at the Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series at Dominican University of California March 5.
"Congress to Campus" hosts former U.S. Representatives
Increased levels of partisanship in national politics, a polarized Congress, and a growing trend of civic disengagement among young people have led to an urgent need to re-engage youth in the political process, say the organizers of Dominican University of California’s Congress to Campus program.
Woodglass receives first Building Bridges Series award
Kendra Woodglass, a double-major of Psychology and Humanities and Cultural Studies at Dominican, has been named the first recipient of the Building Bridges Award.
Chemistry major begins fellowship to Nicaragua
Dominican junior chemistry major Jessica Hernandez, awarded a National Institutes of Health -- Minority Health International Research Trainee (MHIRT) fellowship through UC Berkeley’s Global Public Program, has arrived in Nicaragua.
Faculty merges technology into teaching program
With so many teachers nowadays struggling with technological tools and advancements to keep up or stay ahead of the learning curve, Dominican is taking the lead nationally to address teachers’ needs.
Isabel Allende returns to leadership lecture series
Isabel Allende, internationally acclaimed author and Marin County resident, returned to the Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series at Dominican University of California on February 6.
MIT Professor Alex Pentland opens spring lecture series
Alex “Sandy” Pentland, named by Forbes magazine in 2012 as one of the seven most powerful data scientists in the world, opened the Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series at Dominican University of California on February 5.
State of Union research attracts national coverage
Dominican University of California political scientist Alison Howard and colleague Donna Hoffman, associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa, have spent the past decade studying how presidents use the State of the Union Address to communicate with the public and request legislation of Congress.

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