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Internship inspires student to campaign for Roots of Peace
Like many business students, Brooks Gjelsteen has landed a valuable internship while at Dominican.
MBA program introduces 'The Beer Game' to curriculum
Dominican’s curriculum is permeated with teaching methods proven to be most effective for student learning. Experiential learning – or learning from experience – is one such method.
Capacity crowd hears Santana speak in ILS lecture series
In front of capacity crowd of more than 800, legendary musician Carlos Santana spoke at Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Fall Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage on December 4.
Undergrads help fifth graders raise funds for hospital
Undergraduate students from the “Leadership Theory and Practice” in the Barowsky School of Business recently helped local schoolchildren in their efforts to raise funds for University of California at San Francisco Benioff Children’s Hospital.
Graduates return as panelists for DAFA club meeting
The Dominican Accounting and Finance Association (DAFA) club recently hosted a panel discussion in Guzman Lecture Hall featuring four alumni of the Barowsky School of Business lending advice to current students.
Barowsky School of Business grad giving back from Deloitte
As a manager for Deloitte Tax LLP, Salvatore Crivello ’07 has traveled from coast to coast and around the world, yet he still comes back to his accounting roots at Dominican.
Humanities student exploring multiple career paths
Lauren Guittard loves to cook and that may explain her recipe for success at Dominican.
GEO hosts International Education Week celebration
Dominican's Global Education Office (GEO) celebrated the 15th anniversary of International Education Week with a wide range of lunchtime activities November 17-21 on the Dominican campus.
"Grateful" veteran making a difference at Dominican
After serving seven years in the military, being deployed three times to Afghanistan as a U.S. Army ranger and being sent home wounded in combat, Nick Garcia is so delighted he landed at Dominican.
Alum credits Dominican for medical school success
As a student at Clear Lake High School in California’s Lake County, Matthew Stegman ’13 was determined to one day become a doctor. When it came time to select a college, Dominican’s emphasis on faculty mentored research persuaded him that this was a great place to start working toward that goal.
Students gather exit poll research on Election Day
Political science students spent election day participating in a research project focused on determining how informed voters felt before they voted, what issues resonated with voters, where they got their information, and what motivated them to vote.
Seniors welcome freshmen at 90th annual Shield Day
When Arielle Abelon ’15 and Nicole Liston ’15 volunteered and put their heads together to create the freshmen class shield this year, they drew on their Dominican experience.
Students to curate "Art of Mount Tamalpais" exhibit
Students in Leslie Ross’ art class at Dominican will curate an exhibit “The Art of Mount Tamalpais” by Kett Zegart and Katie Horacek beginning November 12 in the Alemany Library Reading Room at Dominican.
Pianist Kevin Kenner performs in Guest Concert Series
Leading American pianist Kevin Kenner performed for the first time in the 2014-15 Guest Concert Series on November 9 at Dominican University of California in San Rafael.
Dominican welcomes celebrity chef Mario Batali
Celebrity chef, media personality and restaurateur Mario Batali spoke at Dominican University of California’s Institute for Leadership Studies (ILS) Fall Lecture Series in partnership with Book Passage November 1.
Student participates in international conference
Magdalena Fitipaldi, an honors political science and international studies double major, represented Dominican as a delegate at the 2014 Millennium Campus Conference (MCC) in Boca Raton, Florida October 10-12, an event that attracted over 1,000 undergraduates from more than 200 universities and 50 countries worldwide.
Tri-Beta members present at Bay Area Science Festival
Six members of the Dominican’s Tri-Beta Honor Society presented at North Bay Science Discovery Day on November 1 at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa.
Foad Satterfield solo exhibit at Dominican opens Nov. 9
Berkeley artist Foad Satterfield, professor of Art at Dominican for the past 34 years, will present a solo exhibition of previously unseen works “Heart of the Matter: The Art of Foad Satterfield” from November 9 through December 15 in the San Marco Gallery in Alemany Library.
Poet Ostriker gives public reading at Dominican
Poet and literary critic Alicia Ostriker read from her new book, "The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog," on October 27 in Edgehill Mansion's Garden Room at Dominican.
Dominican graduate cooks for First Lady in White House
When Curtis Aikens Sr. graduated from Dominican in 2013 with his Masters degree in Educational Leadership he never imagined he would be using his leadership skills in the White House in Washington, D.C. a year later.

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