On October 29, Mary B. Marcy was officially installed as the ninth president of Dominican University of California. This was the first time in more than two decades, and only the ninth time ever, that the 122-year-old institution has installed a new president.
Here is a poem by Dominican faculty members Joan Baranow, Carlos Rodriguez, Thomas Burke, Judy Halebsky read in honor of Mary B. Marcy on the occasion of her Presidential Inauguration on October 29 at Angelico Hall.
Quartet San Francisco, classical crossover specialists who have been nominated five times for Grammy awards, performed in the Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California on November 13 in Angelico Hall.
Chris Matthews, news anchor and political commentator best known for his nightly hour-long MSNBC talk show “Hardball,” will be appeared at Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California on Wednesday night, November 9, in the Institute for Leadership Studies’ 2011 Fall Lecture Series.
The Archbishop Alemany Library at Dominican University of California has joined with the Marin County library consortium, known as MARINet, to provide an improved, faster and state-of-the-art integrated library system for its students, faculty and staff.
Dominican University of California graduate student Esmeralda Ponce has been awarded a $100,000 grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in support of her research focused on examining the role environmental contaminants play in the progression of breast cancer.
Actress Jane Lynch, who hosted this year's Primetime Emmys on FOX, appeared September 25 in front of a near capacity crowd of 800 in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California as a speaker in Dominican’s Leadership Lecture Series.
Beginning its 11th season of providing Marin County and the Bay Area with a unique opportunity to enjoy classical music, the Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California has announced its performance lineup for the 2011-12 season beginning October 9.
The last time Dominican LINES Ballet/BFA in Dance student Jeffrey Van Sciver went to New York City with his mother, Iris, it was to enroll in The Juilliard School. Due to injury, his studies at Juilliard were cut short. But, on November 1, he will return to Manhattan with his mom to mark another major significant step in his dance career: To collect a $10,000 grant from the Princess Grace Foundation.
Dominican’s 2011 Fall Lecture Series continues on Thursday night, September 15, with bestselling author Khaled Hosseini presenting "The Kite Runner Graphic Novel," a new rendering of his bestselling novel of two boys growing up in Afghanistan.
Dominican University of California will broadcast a live simulcast of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s keynote address to the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum) Women and the Economy Summit on Friday, September 16. A panel discussion focused on women’s leadership in the new economy will follow the simulcast.
Pedro Guevara, who was named first team All-Pacific West Conference and third team NCAA All-West Region last season for the Dominican University of California men’s soccer team, has been selected PacWest Preseason Player of the Year, the league announced August 31.
Construction of a new multi-purpose, synthetic-turf field and athletics complex with six new tennis courts is underway at Dominican University of California, Athletics Director Terry Tumey has announced.
As a new academic year gets underway this week, Dominican University of California welcomes 430 freshmen and transfer students to the Dominican community. Total enrollment exceeds 2,100 undergraduate and graduate students.
"Glee" actress Jane Lynch, "Hardball" presenter Chris Matthews, bestselling authors Khaled Hosseini, David McCullough and Bill Bryson, and cosmologist Brian Swimme will headline Dominican University of California’s Leadership Lecture Series this fall.
Dominican University of California’s incoming freshmen will spend their first year exploring the origins and evolution of the universe in an interactive, multi-disciplinary course based on "Big History." Throughout the year, students will gain a greater understanding of today’s issues by studying the many links between nature and humankind.
The Alemany Library at Dominican University of California is presenting a photography exhibit -- “Our Fertile Ground: Helping South African Children With HIV/AIDS” -- that began July 16 with an Opening Reception in the library's first-floor gallery.
Less than three years after joining the Pacific West Conference, Dominican University of California on July 8 received notification from the National Collegiate Athletic Association that it has been granted full membership privileges by the NCAA Division II Committee. This is the final step in becoming an across-the-board active Division II program.