What's happening at Dominican in Spring of 2019

At Dominican, we offer an exciting array of lectures and presentations, musical and dance performances, art exhibits, receptions and home athletics events. 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. For media queries please contact Sarah Gardner, 415-485-3239, sarah.gardner@dominican.edu or Dave Albee, 415-257-1308, david.albee@dominican.edu in Media Relations.

 

21 March 2019

NOON

The Dominican women's tennis team hosts Hawaii Hilo in a Pacific West Conference match in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center on campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500 or visit dominicanathletics.com.

NOON

The Dominican women's softball team hosts Sonoma State University in a non-conference doubleheader at Penguin Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex.  Single-game tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for college students with valid ID, $3 for youth and high school students (ages 6-17) and $3 for seniors (age 65 and older). Children age 5 or younger and all Dominican students, faculty and staff (with valid Penguin Pass) are admitted free. For more information, call 415-482-3500 or visit dominicanathletics.com.

6 PM

The Opening Reception for Substrate: New Work by Steven Polacco is in the Alemany Library Community Gallery on the Dominican campus. Polacco, chair and director of Dominican's Art, Art History, and Design department, also will give an Artist's Talk on Tuesday, March 26, from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in the Alemany Library. The exhibition is on display at Dominican through April during normal library business hours. Substrate is curated by students in Dominican's Museum Studies class. The library gallery hours at Dominican are 8 a.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. to midnight on Sunday. For more information about Alemany Library, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2ExFhiH For more information for "Substrate," contact Sandi Chin, director of University Community Exhibitions, at schin@dominican.edu.

6:30 PM

Dorothy Ngutter, a career Foreign Service Officer and Diplomat in Residence at UC Berkeley, is guest speaker for The Role Of The Foreign Service In Confronting Global Challenges at a Marin chapter of the World Affairs Council of Northern California dinner program in Caleruega Dining Hall, 100 Magnolia Avenue. The dinner, part of the spring season of Marin chapter WAC lectures, is followed by dessert at 7:30 p.m. and the program at 7:50 p.m. Dinner reservations are required. Dominican students can attend the program for free. For more information, visit the WAC website at www.worldaffairs.org, call 415-293-4601, or follow this link: https://bit.ly/2XFSEEN.

 

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22 March 2019

11 AM

The Dominican women's tennis team hosts St. Edward's University in a non-conference match in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center on campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500 or visit dominicanathletics.com

 

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26 March 2019

6:30 PM

Sister Patricia Dougherty, Professor Emerita of History at Dominican University of California, is guest speaker for Votes for Women: a 72 Year Struggle at the second annual Women's History Month Lecture in Creekside Room. All Dominican students, faculty, staff, and alumni plus the general public are welcomed to attend the free event. Light refreshments will be served. The lecture is sponsored by the History department and Gender Studies minor. For more information, please contact LeeAnn Bartolini at leeann.bartolini@dominican.edu.

 

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27 March 2019

4 PM

The Dominican men's lacrosse team hosts UC Santa Barbara in a Western Collegiate Lacrosse League South Division match at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex. Admission is free. For more information, contact Samuel.Vogel-Seidenberg@dominican.edu.

 

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28 March 2019

11 AM

The Dominican women's tennis team hosts UC San Diego in a non-conference match in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center on campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500 or visit dominicanathletics.com

 

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30 March 2019

9 AM

The Department of Counseling Psychology at Dominican is hosting a Continuing Education Workshop -- "Beyond Binary Gender Identities and Patterns of Projection for Couples" -- on the Dominican campus. The workshop, which includes six hours of CE credit, will be led by Vince Nevins, PhD, LMFT. Cost is $180, $150 for early registration before March 16. Dominican alumni, faculty, and students receive discounted prices of $150/$100 or $120/$80 if they register early. To register or for more information, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2Gzy4S For additional info, email or call Rani Devadasan at rani.devadasan@dominican.edu or 415-485-3266.

2 PM

The Dominican women's tennis team hosts Fresno Pacific in a Pacific West Conference match in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center on campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500 or visit dominicanathletics.com

 

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31 March 2019

NOON

The Dominican women's tennis team hosts Stanislaus in a non-conference match in the Castellucci Family Tennis Center on campus. For more information, call 415-482-3500 or visit dominicanathletics.com

 

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07 April 2019

3 PM

The Dominican men's lacrosse team hosts Nevada in a Western Collegiate Lacrosse League match at Kennelly Field in the John F. Allen Athletics Complex. Admission is free. Dominican is the WCLL South Division with Cal Poly, Santa Clara, Stanford, and UC Santa Barbara while Nevada is the WCLL North Division with Cal, Chico State, Sierra Nevada, and Sonoma State. For more information, contact Samuel.Vogel-Seidenberg@dominican.edu.

 

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11 April 2019

7 PM

Former Barack Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett speaks at Dominican in the Spring 2019 Leadership Lecture Series. Called “The Ultimate Obama insider” by the New York Times, Jarrett talks about her political career in Chicago and her role as the longest serving senior advisor for the 44th President of the United States in her book Finding My Voice. Tickets are $45 (which includes autographed copy of Finding My Voice) and can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican. Or by following this link: https://bit.ly/2SGxIe2 The series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall off Acacia Avenue. Doors open one hour prior to the programs. Free parking is available in the Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues.

 

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17 April 2019

10 AM

The Dominican University of California Scholarly and Creative Works Conference in Guzman Hall is an annual one-day event honoring undergraduate and graduate students' research and creative works.The all-day event, which is free and open to the public, showcases student research papers and posters, creative writing, art work, dance and music performances through presentations to a live audience. For SCW Conference Information for Presenters, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2UpnU9g. To log in to register for the SCW Conference, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2XFXKRz

7 PM

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA World Cup women's soccer star Abby Wambach speaks in the  2019 Spring Leadership Lecture Series in Angelico Concert Hall on the Dominican campus. Tickets, which include an autographed copy of her book, Wolfpack, are $35. To purchase tickets or for more information, follow this link: https://bit.ly/2FUEl9S The lecture series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall. Doors open one hour prior to the programs. Free parking is available in the Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues. Tickets also can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican. The lecture series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage.

 

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02 May 2019

6 PM

New York Times columnist and political commentator David Brooks speaks at Dominican in the Spring 2019 Leadership Lecture Series.  In his new book The Second Mountain, Brooks explores the four commitments that define a life of meaning and purpose. The bestselling author of The Road to Character is one the nation’s leading writers and appears regularly on the PBS NewsHour and Meet the Press. Tickets are $45 (which includes autographed copy of The Second Mountain) and can be purchased through Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican. Or by following this link: https://bit.ly/2CYlE2q The series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall off Acacia Avenue. Doors open one hour prior to the programs. Free parking is available in the Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues.

 

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06 May 2019

7 PM

Philanthropist and businesswoman Melinda Gates speaks at Dominican in the Spring 2019 Leadership Lecture Series. Co-chair of the world’s largest philanthropy, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the global advocate for women and girls discusses her heroes and her awakening to the link between women’s empowerment and the health of societies in her book The Moment of Lift. Tickets to this event sold out in March. For more information, contact Book Passage by calling (415) 927-0960 ext. 1 or visiting bookpassage.com/dominican. The series is presented by Dominican’s Institute for Leadership Studies in partnership with Book Passage. All lectures are held in Dominican’s Angelico Concert Hall off Acacia Avenue. Doors open one hour prior to the programs. Free parking is available in the Conlan Center parking lot at the intersection of Acacia and Grand Avenues.