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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Satantic 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.
Sarah Diefendorf, Executive Director of the Environmental Finance Center at Dominican University of California, represented Dominican and the National League of Women Voters September 28 through October 5 at the Broader Middle East and North Africa Initiative (BMENA) conference in Amman, Jordan.
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.
Dominican has been awarded a competitive grant by the National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) that will enable biology, chemistry, and graduate business students to collaborate on research, development, and commercialization of “green chemistry” products.
Dominican University of California is offering an exciting array of lectures and presentations, musical and dance performances and art exhibits, receptions and athletics events during Spring of 2013. 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. Media queries should be directed to the Public Relations Office by contacting Sarah Gardner 415-485-3239, email@example.com) or Dave Albee 415-257-1308, firstname.lastname@example.org)
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.