Dominican stages 3rd Annual Scholarly and Creative Works Conference

More than 200 Dominican undergraduate and graduate students showcased their research and talent in all university disciplines at the annual Scholarly and Creative Works Conference on April 20.

The conference, free and open to the public, featured a collection of presentations, posters, art work, and musical, choral, and dance performances throughout campus. Dominican president Mary B. Marcy delivered the welcoming address in Angelico Concert Hall followed by the keynote address by Dr. Timothy Eatman, inaugural dean of the Honors Living Learning Community (HLLC) and professor of urban education at Rutgers University.

Students presented their capstone projects and theses they have been working on for months in Guzman Lecture Hall and Guzman Hall classrooms up to 8 p.m. In addition, Art and Design students displayed their exhibits during an opening reception in the San Marco Gallery in Alemany Library.

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Entertainment was provided by the Dominican Jazz Ensemble and A Cappella Workshop on Thursday and the conference culminates on Friday with a performance by the LINES Ballet BFA in Dance program in its annual Spring Showcase in Angelico Concert Hall at 7 p.m.

For more information, contact conference co-chairs Dr. William Phillips, professor of Psychology, at 415-482-3596 or email or Michael Pujals, Scholarly Communications Librarian, at 415-485-3254 or email


April 12, 2017