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BFA in Dance students ready for "Spring Showcase"
In some ways, the LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program’s annual season-ending “Spring Showcase” at Dominican this weekend represents a fresh start for Hayley Bowman.
Jennifer Siebel Newsom to give Commencement address
Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the Oscar-nominated filmmaker, actress, and advocate, will receive an honorary Doctorate of Humanities degree and deliver the keynote address at Dominican University of California’s 2014 commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 17.
"One Book One Marin" winner speaking at lecture series
Journalist and urban farmer Novella Carpenter will speak at Dominican University of California on Wednesday, April 30, as part of the University’s 2014 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Leadership Lecture Series. The series is offered in partnership with Bay Area independent bookstore Book Passage.
Alumni to be honored on Reunion Weekend April 25-27
Sister Gervaise Valpey ’61 will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award and Lorraine Barry ’86 will be given the Sister Patricia Lyons Distinguished Alumni Service Award when Dominican hosts its annual Reunion Weekend with celebration and remembrance on April 25-27.
Business major invited to AMS national conference
As a standout volleyball player and youth sports camp instructor at Dominican, Samantha Rains knows the value of teamwork.
Alumna presents at Art History Research Symposium
Alumna Laryn Hoytt, who graduated in December with a BA in humanities and cultural studies, represented Dominican as a presenter at the Fifth Annual Bay Area Undergraduate Art History Research Symposium on April 12 in the Koret Auditorium at the de Young Museum in San Francisco.
Ninth Annual Passover Seder at Dominican observed
All Dominican students, faculty and staff were invited to attend Dominican’s Ninth Annual First Night Passover Seder on April 14 at the Bel Marin Keys Yacht Club, 4 Montego Key, in Novato.
Faculty members stage 15th Annual Academic Showcase
The 15th Annual Academic Showcase at Dominican was held the week of April 7 as faculty members gave lunchtime presentations in the Creekside Room.
Dominican honors Melba Beals, celebrates diversity
Dominican University of California students, faculty, staff, and community members celebrated “Unity in Diversity 2014” March 31.
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.

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