The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Dominican University of California has received a second $1 million grant from The Bernard Osher Foundation in recognition of the Institute’s accomplishments in providing lifelong learning opportunities for more than 1,000 North Bay residents aged 50 and older.
Malcolm Gladwell, popular columnist for The New Yorker magazine and three-time New York Times’ No. 1 bestselling author, spoke to a sellout crowd of more than 800 in Angelico Hall at the Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Leadership Fall Lecture Series at Dominican University of California on October 9.
Sixteen pre-med students will gain insight into life as a physician as they spend the year shadowing and learning from Kaiser Permanente Medical Group physicians. The students have been selected to join the Kaiser Permanente Scholars and Mentors Program, which for the past four years has paired Dominican students with mentor physicians.
Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) alliance with the Marin Women’s Commission was recognized at “Bridge to Equality,” the 43rd Annual Conference and Business Meeting of the National Association of Commissions for Women (NACW) in San Jose last month.
The 13th season of the Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California began September 29, with a performance by the San Francisco Chamber Players at Angelico Concert Hall off Acacia Avenue in the University campus.
Bestselling author and environmental activist Bill McKibben kicked-off the 10th season of the Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Leadership Fall Lecture Series at Dominican University of California on September 25.
As a result of research conducted at the National Ornamentals Research Site at Dominican University of California (NORS-DUC), the United States Department of Food and Agriculture (USDA) is launching a multi-state nursery research effort to eliminate the spread of the pathogen that causes sudden oak death in trees and Ramorum Blight in plants.
To energize the youth vote, Dominican University of California has partnered with an innovative digital platform — TurboVote — that will allow students and others to quickly and efficiently register to vote or request an absentee ballot online from their local election authorities.
Dominican’s Service-Learning Program was honored on September 10 by the Marin County Board of Education for its work with students in the Alternative Education Program at the Marin County Community School.
A newly published study by researchers at Dominican University of California shows that breast cancer cells become more aggressive the longer they are exposed to small concentrations of cadmium, a heavy metal commonly found in cosmetics, food, water and air particles.
Kevin Hines, author of “Cracked, Not Broken,” a book about him surviving a jump from the Golden Gate Bridge in 2000, presented “The Truth About Suicide” on September 30 in front of a near capacity crowd in Angelico Hall at Dominican University of California.
As the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) completes its 10th year as an academic program of Dominican University of California, it extends its reach further and deeper into Marin’s neighborhoods.
Bay Area photographer Victor Landweber presents "Things That Look Like Art," a free exhibition featuring Landweber's work on display through October 25 in San Marco Gallery in Dominican University of California’s Alemany Library, 185 Palm Avenue.