Dominican University of California political scientist Alison Howard and colleague Donna Hoffman, an associate professor of political science at the University of Northern Iowa, have released new data examining how many of the legislative requests President Obama made in his 2014 State of Union Address were adopted by Congress.
Faculty from Dominican University of California have collaborated on a new book designed to serve as comprehensive guide for teaching Big History, a new and growing academic discipline now taught in more than 50 colleges and 200 high schools in the U.S. and overseas.
Dr. Billye Brown, Program Chair of the Special Education Department at Dominican, has been selected by the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Education Committee as one of the recipients of the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Education Awards for 2014-2015.
The Forgiveness Project’s traveling “F Word: Images of Forgiveness” exhibit, a collection of 18 stories depicting images and personal bios of forgiveness, was on display through January 27 at Dominican in Alemany Library’s study area gallery.
Researchers at the National Ornamentals Research Site at Dominican University of California are developing studies focused on controlling the spread of Phytophthora tentaculata, a newly discovered plant soil-born pathogen found infecting plants in native plant nurseries and restoration sites in California. KQED Science’s QUEST program recently visited the NORS-DUC site to learn more about work underway both at NORS-DUC and elsewhere in the state.
Dominican University of California has been selected to receive the 2015 Community Engagement Classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in recognition of the University’s exemplary institutional focus on community engagement.
Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy on December 4 joined President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.
Dominican University of California and China’s Hebei Institute of Foreign Languages (HIFL) announced plans December 10 to explore educational and research exchange opportunities between the institutions.
Haiku, the distinctive form of poetry that originated in Japan centuries ago, enables writers to weave both images and details into three, 5-7-5 syllable count lines. This format makes haiku both succinct and surprisingly accessible to writers of all ages.
In front of capacity crowd of more than 800, legendary musician Carlos Santana spoke at Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Fall Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage on December 4.
Undergraduate students from the “Leadership Theory and Practice” in the Barowsky School of Business recently helped local schoolchildren in their efforts to raise funds for University of California at San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital.