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Pulitzer Prize-winner Meacham speaks at Dominican
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, executive Editor of Random House and former editor of Newsweek, was guest speaker on November 30 in the final edition of the 2012 Institute for Leadership Studies’ Fall Lecture Series at Dominican University of California.
President Marcy announces largest gift ever at Dominican
Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy announced November 14 that the University has received the largest ever gift in its 122-year history.
St. Lawrence String Quartet performs at Dominican
The St. Lawrence String Quartet, one of the world’s leading ensembles, made its debut appearance in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California on November 18 as a special presentation in the 2012-13 Guest Concert Series.
Capacity crowd attends Ina Garten event
Celebrity chef Ina Garten, a New York Times bestselling cookbook author and star of Emmy-winning “Barefoot Contessa” on cable television’s Food Network, addressed a capacity crowd of more than 800 in Angelico Hall November 14 in the 2012 Institute for Leadership Studies’ Fall Lecture Series at Dominican University of California.
New MS meets clinical lab scientist demand
Dominican University of California will launch a master’s program in Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS) with an emphasis in Molecular Diagnostics in fall 2013. The program, which will be the only CLS master’s program in California, comes at a time when demand for trained clinical laboratory scientists is growing both in California and throughout the United States.
Student project helps reach children with autism
A project-based thesis by three Dominican Occupational Therapy graduate students is assisting Marin County agencies in breaking down cultural barriers in the Hispanic community to identify children on the autism spectrum and connect parents to support and services.
Pianist William Wolfram opens 2012-13 Guest Concert Series
American pianist William Wolfram, winner of the Silver Medal in both the William Kapell and the Naumberg International Piano Competitions, opened the 12th season of the Guest Concert Series on October 28 at Dominican University of California.
Dominican students lead national exit poll study
Political science students are participating in a national research project designed by their professor focused on voting differences across the country and the media’s use of exit polls.
VoteSmart Challenge 2012 makes positive impact
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.
Dominican hosts town hall forum for candidates
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.
Large crowd hears Salman Rushdie speak at Dominican
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.
GreenMBA unveils sustainable performance metric
Rating how well a car treats the environment – as well as handles the road – was the goal of a project designed by students in Dominican’s MBA in Sustainable Enterprise (Green MBA) program.
Researchers present cultural communication findings
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.
What's happening at Dominican in Fall of 2014
At Dominican, we offer an exciting array of lectures and presentations, musical and dance performances, art exhibits, receptions and home 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, sarah.gardner@dominican.edu or Dave Albee, 415-257-1308, david.albee@dominican.edu in Media Relations.
Big History opens ILS 2012 Fall Lecture Series
Dr. Fred Spier, Senior Lecturer in Big History at the University of Amsterdam, kicked off the Dominican’s 2012 Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Fall Lecture Series on August 27.
Dominican names Provost, Senior Assistant to President
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.
USDA, CDFA applaud Dominican research
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.
Dominican's Suresh Appavoo wins Fulbright award
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.
Dominican wins PacWest Academic Achievement Award
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.
Hall joins Dominican as first Yin endowed professor
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.

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