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.
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.
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.
A healthcare professional’s ability to communicate effectively with culturally and ethnically diverse patients is critical in today’s healthcare settings. However, an ongoing study by researchers from Dominican University of California shows that the healthcare sector must provide more opportunities for healthcare professionals to learn and practice cross-cultural communication.
At Dominican, we offer an exciting array of lectures and presentations, musical and dance performances, art exhibits, receptions and athletics events. The following events are open to the general public and all members of the Dominican community. Most events are free, except where noted. Free parking on campus is available in the Conlan Recreation Center parking lot at the intersection of Grand and Acacia avenues. Contact information is included with each listing. For media queries please contact Sarah Gardner, 415-485-3239, firstname.lastname@example.org or Dave Albee, 415-257-1308, email@example.com in Media Relations.
Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy has announced the University’s appointment of Steven E. Weisler as Provost and Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar as the Senior Assistant to the President. Both Dr. Weisler and Dr. Rodriguez-Farrar will join Dominican in January.
Researchers from National Ornamentals Research Site at Dominican University of California (NORS-DUC) have successfully eliminated Phytophthora ramorum, the pathogen that causes sudden oak death, from the infested soil at a quarantined nursery in California using a non-chemical method that could be used at quarantined sites throughout the state.
Dr. Suresh Appavoo, associate professor of Education and Director of Dominican University of California’s Center for Diversity Initiatives, received a William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board award in 2012 to work in the Republic of Maldives alongside government agencies and institutions of higher as they meet a growing demand for primary and secondary school teachers.
For the third year in a row, Dominican University of California has been named the winner of the Pacific West Conference Academic Achievement Award, this time sharing the honor for the first time in PacWest history with Grand Canyon University.
Dr. Randall Hall has joined Dominican’s Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics as the first Lillian L. Y. Wang Yin, Ph.D . Endowed Professor of Chemistry at Dominican University of California. Dr. Hall returned to his roots in Marin from Louisiana State University (LSU) where he served as the Webster Parish Alumni Chapter Professor of Chemistry.
Barbara Andino-Stevenson and Phyllis Thelen, two women artists and Marin County community leaders, are presenting their own individual and collaborative work in “The Realm of Dreams" through August 30 at the Alemany Library Gallery at Dominican University of California.
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.
Studies by researchers at Dominican University of California show that breast cancer cells become increasingly aggressive the longer they are exposed to small concentrations of cadmium, a heavy metal commonly found in cosmetics, food, water, and air particles.
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.
Mary B. Marcy, president of Dominican University of California, has been named one of the Bay Area’s “Most Influential Women in Business” by the San Francisco Business Times in recognition of her 20-year career of exemplary leadership in higher education.
Writer, human rights lawyer and diplomat Ronan Farrow encouraged Dominican University of California’s Class of 2012 to “turn obstacles into opportunities” on May 12 when he delivered the keynote address at commencement.