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Vatican Observatory director presents at Dominican
Father Paul Gabor, Ph.D., Vice Director of the Vatican Observatory Research Group, visited Dominican University of California October 21-22 to participate in a pair of free lectures in association with the University’s First Year Experience “Big History” program.
Leadership Lecture Series welcomes Elizabeth Gilbert
Bestselling author Elizabeth Gilbert, who soared to fame with her acclaimed Eat, Pray, Love, spoke at the Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Leadership Fall Lecture Series at Dominican University of California on October 16. She was on stage in Angelico Hall in conversation with New York Times’ bestselling writer Kelly Corrigan.
Art exhibition at Alemany Library celebrates diversity
The Opening Reception for the "El Dia De Los Muertos/The Day Of The Dead" exhibition was October 17 in the Alemany Library foyer at Dominican.
Panetta Institute intern fulfills Dominican dream in D.C.
The timing of Daniela Leyva’s Panetta Congressional Institute Program internship in Washington, DC couldn’t have been more perfect.
Dominican students honored at Convocation 2013
Celebrating its academic excellence, Dominican University of California recognized more than 200 outstanding scholars on October 4 at Convocation 2013.
Dominican receives $1 million grant from Osher Foundation
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.
Sellout crowd greets Malcolm Gladwell at Leadership Lecture Series
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.
Pre-med students selected for Scholars/Mentors program
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.
ILS shares national award with Marin Women's Commission
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.
S.F. Chamber Players open 2013-14 Guest Concert Series
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.
Leadership Lecture Series welcomes Bill McKibben
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.
Dominican project leads multi-state SOD research
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.
Students participate in International PARKing Day
Dominican University of California students and faculty took over a parking spot in downtown San Rafael on September 20 for fun and games.
Dominican Student's Photo At World Affairs Council Exhibit
Magdalena Fitipaldi is taking full advantage of all opportunities available to her during her globe-trotting experience at Dominican.
Dominican urges student voting via TurboVote
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 Honored
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.
"Courage To Teach" program helps K-12 teachers retreat
Beginning its seventh year, the Courage to Teach® program at Dominican University of California is meeting the needs of K-12 teachers throughout California with a series of retreats on the DUC campus.
Research Links Cadmium to Breast Cancer Cell Growth
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.
Author discusses suicide prevention
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.
Expanding OLLI Program Hosts Open House
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.

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