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Dominican Begins Construction on Athletics Field Complex
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.
President Mary Marcy Welcomes Students to 2011-12 Academic Year
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's" Jane Lynch, "Hardball's" Chris Matthews, authors Hosseini, McCullough, Bryson top Lecture Series
"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.
Discovery Channel features Dominican's `Disasterman'
Psychology Professor Dr. Matt Davis -- known around campus as “Disasterman” -- is one of the experts featured in the Discovery Channel’s new Curiosity series.
First Year Experience Focuses on `Big History'
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.
KGO's Cheryl Jennings co-presenting "Our Fertile Ground" exhibit in Dominican's Alemany Library Gallery
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.
NCAA grants Dominican full certification in Division II athletics beginning this upcoming 2011 season
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.
Retiring Dominican President Joseph R. Fink delivers Commencement address to record Class of 2011
Retiring Dominican University of California President Joseph R. Fink, who led the institution’s transformation from a small college of 650 students into a vibrant University of more than 2,300 students during his 23-year tenure, presented the Commencement address at ceremonies on May 14 in Forest Meadows Amphitheater.
Dominican repeats as PacWest academic champion
For the second year in a row, Dominican University of California has been awarded the Pacific West Conference’s Academic Achievement Award, the first school in the current nine-team league to win the award in its first two years as a PacWest member institution.
Booker Harris named new basketball coach at Dominican
Booker T. Harris, a member of the USF Dons’ NCAA Division I tournament team in 1998 who was the top assistant coach for NCAA Div. II perennial powerhouse Metro State in Denver the past two seasons, has been named the new men’s head basketball coach at Dominican University of California, the University announced May 17.
Retiring Dominican President Joseph R. Fink delivers Commencement address to record Class of 2011
Retiring Dominican University of California President Joseph R. Fink, who led the institution’s transformation from a small college of 650 students into a vibrant University of more than 2,300 students during his 23-year tenure, presented the Commencement address at ceremonies on May 14 in Forest Meadows Amphitheater.
Dominican's Service-Learning program named to President's Community Service Honor Roll
Dominican University of California has been named to the 2010 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.
Dominican hosts "CEO Summitt on International Trade"
Business promotion officers from U.S. Embassies throughout Europe participated in "CEO Summitt on International Trade" on May 10 at Dominican University of California.
Dr. Abraham Verghese speaks to capacity crowd in finale of ILS Spring Lecture Series featuring Caroline Kennedy
A capacity of crowd of more than 850 filled Angelico Hall on April 27 as Dr. Abraham Verghese, Professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Senior Associate Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, was guest speaker in the “One Book One Marin” presentation at Dominican University of California.
Dr. Nicola Pitchford named Dean of School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Dominican University
Dominican University of California has announced that Dr. Nicola Pitchford has been selected new Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University. She will replace interim dean Philip Novak whose term is ending June 30.
Sudden Oak Death "Blitz" free training session on Saturday at Dominican Science Center
The public is invited to participate in a free training session at Dominican University of California on how to identify Sudden Oak Death (SOD) symptoms and collect samples for testing. The session is on Saturday, April 16, from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. in Science Center Room 102.
St. Lawrence String Quartet, featuring Stanford musicians, concludes 10th anniversary season of Guest Concert Series
The St. Lawrence String Quartet, featuring Stanford University Music Faculty, performed April 17 in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California as part of the 10th anniversary season of the Guest Concert Series.
Caroline Kennedy addresses capacity crowd at Dominican's Angelico Hall in ILS' 2011 Spring Lecture Series
Caroline Kennedy, daughter of the 35th President of the United States John F. Kennedy, spoke to a capacity crowd of more than 800 at Angelico Hall on Wednesday, April 13, as part of the Institute for Leadership Studies’ 2011 Spring Lecture Series at Dominican University of California.
Dominican graduate student contributes to research published in "Nature" online publication
David Zucker, a graduate student in the Dominican University of California/Buck Institute for Research on Aging MS in Biological Sciences program, contributed to a study appearing in the March 30 online edition of Nature.
Dominican University joins Department of Commerce trade mission to Indonesia, Vietnam
Dominican University of California is among the 56 colleges and universities invited to join Francisco Sánchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, on the Obama Administration’s first education services trade mission to Jakarta, Indonesia, and Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam, April 2-8.

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