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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.
Artist Talks open two exhibits in Alemany Library
Two artists with Dominican connections hosted Artists Talks on February 4 to open a pair of new exhibits in Alemany Library.
Jane Goodall tops 2014 ILS spring lecture series lineup
Jane Goodall, United Nations Messenger of Peace and the world’s foremost expert on primate research, tops the lineup for the Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Spring Lecture Series at Dominican University of California.
World premiere composition in Guest Concert Series
San Francisco Symphony musicians David Neuman and Wayne Roden joined Dominican University of California faculty members June Choi Oh and Craig Singleton in a unique chamber concert on February 9 as part of the 2013-14 Guest Concert Series at Angelico Hall.
Lacrosse player scores with his artistic side
Austin Franks looks at life differently now. When Franks, a senior graphics art major, came to Dominican from Seattle he was looking for wins as a lacrosse player. Now he is focusing on welders with an eye on his future. He is in the midst of a challenging transformation that is taking him from being an all-league lacrosse team captain and member of the Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athlete Honor Society to a photographer with immense potential putting together a unique senior thesis.
Art Club impacting students, community and alumni
Annabelle Maginnis is one of many students in the Dominican Art Club who has discovered the value of an internship goes far beyond being paid to teach an after-school class to underserved middle school students in the community.
Dominican students host speed interview workshop
Students gained valuable experience with the interview process at a special dinner event last month at Dominican, but they only got 10 minutes to make a great first impression.
Leadership program leads alum to pursue book, Harvard
Dominican’s “The Making of Leaders” Leadership Certificate Program has made a big impression with Barbara Otis.
MS grad students contribute to research study in PNAS
Four Dominican master’s science students have participated in an Alzheimer’s disease-based research study that has been published in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
`Info-graphic' students eye educational equity
Students from a variety of degree majors at Dominican are working with local high school students on a group art advocacy project that combines visual and textual research aimed at addressing issues of educational equity that the local youth face as children of Latino immigrants.
Top North Bay executives speak at Dominican
Top North Bay Executives shared and discussed 2012 Leadership Action Plans at a Business Edge Briefings Breakfast — "Developing Leaders To Improve Your Bottom Line" — on January 11 before a crowd of more than 50 in the Creekside Room at Dominican University of California.
Lecture Series Features Granholm, Brokaw, Ensler
Veteran NBC News journalist Tom Brokaw, former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, and authors Eve Ensler, Isabel Allende, Anne Lamott, and Robert Bellah, will headline Dominican University of California’s Leadership Lecture Series this winter and spring.
Dominican hosts "Ivy" basketball game with Brown
Ivy League Brown University’s women’s basketball team played its first-ever game against Dominican University of California in the Conlan Center on December 29, in the “Holiday Ivy Classic.”
Students learn Haiku from scholar of Japanese lit
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.
Growing OLLI program hosts free Winter Open House
The flourishing Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Dominican University of California held its annual Winter Open House on December 4 at Angelico Concert Hall.
Dominican, high school students focus on hunger
Dominican has partnered with students in San Rafael High School’s Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program to learn together about hunger in the United States.
Accounting team presents in Deloitte case competition
A team of five Dominican accounting students presented in the Deloitte FanTAXic national case competition in November, one of 71 teams from 49 colleges and universities across the country to receive the honor of being invited to participate.

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