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Dominican Honored for Community Service
The Corporation for National and Community Service has named Dominican University of California to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for exemplary service efforts and service to disadvantaged youth.
Exhibit Explores Cooks, Books, and Popular Culture
An exhibit featuring more than 70 vintage cookbooks, pamphlets, and food-related brochures will provide a flavorful overview of American history and society through the culinary arts. “Changing Tastes: Cooks, Books, and Popular Culture in Twentieth Century America" will run from February 16 through April 28.
Project Vote Smart Bus Plans Dominican Stop
The Project Vote Smart voter education bus will visit Dominican on January 30 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. as part of a nationwide tour. This mobile voter-information initiative aims to provide access to the latest and most accurate information about 40,000 people running for office around the country this year.
Study Backs up Strategies for Achieving Goals
Psychology professor Dr. Gail Matthews has advice for those who put ‘stop procrastinating’ on their list of New Year’s resolutions: Share your goals with a friend.
Leadership Lecture Series Welcomes Madeleine Albright
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will offer candid advice to the next president of the United States during a lecture at Dominican on Thursday, January 24 at 7 p.m. in Angelico Concert Hall.
Understanding Human Response to Disaster
Emergency management officials must work with social scientists when developing evacuation plans in order to ensure the highest degree of citizen cooperation in the event of a natural disaster, according to disaster expert Dr. Matthew Davis.
Dominican Professor Examines Big History
In her newly released book "Big History: From the Big Bang to the Present," Dr. Cynthia Stokes Brown melds traditional history with the latest scientific thought to create an accessible narrative of world history.
Oral Histories will Assist County in Developing Wellness Campus
As part of a service learning project, students are working with officials from the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services (H&HS) on an oral history project that will help the H&HS as it develops the new Marin Health and Wellness Campus.
OT Students to Assess Senior Drivers
Dominican's Department of Occupational Therapy has partnered with the Marin County Commission on Aging and the Marin County Division of Aging to present CarFit, a program designed to check on how well senior drivers and their vehicles work together.
Dominican Celebrates Science Center Opening
On October 11, Dominican celebrated a milestone – the opening of our new 35,000 square foot Science Center.
San Francisco's de Young Features Dominican Artist
Art instructor Livia Stein is this month’s Artist in Residence in the Kimball Education Gallery at San Francisco’s de Young Museum. Stein teaches printmaking at Dominican.
Leadership Lecture Series
Civil rights figure, author, and Dominican University of California Professor Melba Pattillo Beals, neurologist Oliver Sacks, PBS television host Rick Steves, KQED radio host Michael Krasny, and educator Jonathan Kozol will appear at Dominican this fall as part of the Fall 2007 Leadership Lecture Series, sponsored by the University's Institute for Leadership Studies.
Melba Beals to Be Honored for Her Role in Civil Rights Movement
Civil rights figure Melba Pattillo Beals, chair of Dominican’s Department of Communications, will be honored in Little Rock, Ark., this month during ceremonies to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock Central High School by the Little Rock Nine.
Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey to Discuss Green Issues
Congresswoman Lynn Woolsey will discuss “Leading Change Toward a Green Economy” during a lecture at Dominican University of California on Friday, September 21.
Researchers Take Scientific Approach to Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
Dominican researchers are working with the National Park Service (NPS) on a nationwide project designed to determine how to encourage the public to use National Park lands for physical activity.
Dominican Breaks Enrollment Records
Dominican began its 117th academic year with record enrollment and its largest ever freshman class
International Musicians to Perform in 2007-2008 Guest Concert Series
The popular Guest Concert Series celebrates its seventh season with an impressive selection of chamber performances by musicians of international standing, including violinist Axel Strauss, the Tilden Trio, the Alexander String Quartet, tenor opera singer Thomas Glenn, and musicians from the San Francisco Symphony.
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Examines Film, Music, Art, Politics
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Dominican University of California launches its fall session with an open house on August 31 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. in Caleruega Hall’s Creekside Room on the Dominican campus.
Dominican Authors Explore Ethics in Our Diverse World
People want to be ethical. They want to do the right thing. But on the way to figuring out what is right, they often compromise, rationalize, and manipulate the facts to achieve their aims, according to the authors of the new book about ethics in today's world.
Innovative Program Prepares First-Generation Students for College
Sixty Marin county high school students are spending the week living and learning at Dominican University of California during the Marin Education Fund’s Summer Application Institute (SAI). The program is designed for students who will be the first in their family to attend college in the United States.

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