News Releases

Political scientist's research focuses on State of the Union Address

President Trump is scheduled to address the nation on January 29. Dominican University of California political scientist Alison Howard will be watching to see how he uses the State of the Union Address to both communicate with the public and make specific requests of Congress.

Investment company internships open doors for business student

Forging relationships with mentors at investment companies such as Charles Schwab and Wells Fargo through opportunities and relationships offered in the Barowsky School of Business has allowed Xavier Williams ’19 to develop industry connections that will extend beyond graduation.

2019 Spring Leadership Lecture Series lineup announced

Philanthropist and businesswoman Melinda Gates, New York Times columnist and political commentator David Brooks, former Barack Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett, and Jason Rezaian, former Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post will appear at Dominican University of California in the Spring 2019 Leadership Lecture Series.

Liberal Arts meets Technology in new computer science minor

Dominican University of California today announced the launch of an innovative new degree program that pairs a liberal arts or pre-professional degree with a computer science minor. The program’s curriculum, developed with input from leading employers including Facebook, Lyft, and LinkedIn, is designed to equip graduates with hard and soft skills to compete in an increasingly digital world of work

Dr. Ruth Ramsey honored during International Education Week

Dr. Ruth Ramsey, Dean of the School of Health and Natural Sciences, was named recipient of this year’s Françoise Lepage Global Achievement Award at the Consular Corps and Global Achievement Honoree Reception during International Education Week at Dominican.

JUNTOS experience inspires dance major for Fall Showcase

Zara Anwar’s performance Alonzo King LINES Ballet BFA in Dance Fall Showcase on November 9-10 in Angelico Concert Hall was inspired by her work with JUNTOS Collective, a non-profit organization that engages students from across the United States to teach dance in underserved communities.

Pianist William Wolfram performs in Guest Concert Series

Pianist William Wolfram, silver medalist at both the William Kapell and the Naumburg International Piano Competitions, and a bronze medalist at the prestigious Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow, performed in the 2018-19 Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California on November 11.

Six college teams visit Dominican for Penguin Debate Tournament

Dominican University hosted 28 student teams featuring 56 individual participants from six other colleges -- UC Berkeley, the University of Utah, the University of Arizona, Humboldt State University, Claremont McKenna College, and Los Medanos Community College -- in the Fourth Annual Penguin Invitational Worlds Style/BP Debate Tournament on November 3-4 in Guzman Hall.

Alumna thriving as arts manager for City of Los Angeles

A love of art has led Tashina Garcia-Garza ’08, ‘14 MA from Victorville, a small town in the California high desert, to Los Angeles where she runs the municipal art program at the Los Angeles International Airport.

Alum utilizing golf scholarship to pursue master's degree in UK

Golf was important to Drew Nelson ’17 when he was an Academic All-American at Dominican earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in business. He didn’t know then that golf would become the link to receiving a scholarship that will allow him to pursue a Master’s of Science (MSc) in Management with a focus in Finance at Durham University in England.

Kleiner Perkins’ Randy Komisar talks with BSB students

Kleiner Perkins Advisor Randy Komisar, co-founder of Claris Corporation and CEO of LucasArts Entertainment and Crystal Dynamics, talked with Barowsky School of Business (BSB) students in Guzman Lecture Hall on September 27, sharing invaluable insight into entrepreneurship.

Dr. Hall named "Campus Champion" for supercomputing network

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named Dr. Randy Hall, Dominican’s Dr. Lillian L.Y. Wang Endowed Professor in Chemistry, as a “Campus Champion” for the XSEDE (eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment) supercomputing network.

Guest Concert Series welcomes Wolfram piano recital Nov. 11

A guitar recital featuring Korean-born Jiji and special guest Gulli Björnsson from Iceland opened the 2018-19 Guest Concert Series at Dominican University of California on September 30. The lineup for the 18th season of GCS also includes pianist William Wolfram, the Del Sol String Quartet, and the Tilden Trio.

Actress Sally Field in conversation with Janis Cooke Newman at Dominican

Academy Award-winning actress and director Sally Field spoke in the 2018 Fall Leadership Lecture Series at Dominican University of California on September 29 in front of a crowd of more than 600. She appeared in conversation with author Janis Cooke Newman in the only stop in Northern California on the "In Pieces" national book tour.

Global learning real-world experience invaluable for MBA student

Traveling to Buenos Aires this summer to participate in the Barowsky School of Business’ Global Consulting Practicum was an invaluable experience for Josh Godoy ’16 and ’18 MBA in his new job with a worldwide software company headquartered in San Francisco.

From Adult Degree Completion program to Master's in Humanities

“I think the Humanities and Cultural Studies program was a no brainer for me for my work, I so made a really conscious decision when I chose that program because I could see very clearly the path of the degree and how that supports my professional career.” - Sara Moncada (MA Humanities ‘18)

Dominican in top third of Wall Street Journal/THE college survey

Dominican University of California ranks in the top third of U.S. colleges and universities nationally in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education college survey, focused on a university’s ability to deliver valuable outcomes and quality education for its students.

President Marcy named Visiting Scholar at Harvard Graduate School of Education

Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy has been named a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) for the fall 2018 semester. The appointment will allow Marcy to expand her research examining the future of small colleges and universities in today’s challenging higher education environment.