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Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikitani visit Dominican University

Feb 05, 2013 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. —Friday, February 8 Cecil Williams, minister of Glide Memorial, United Methodist Church of San Francisco, and American activist and poet Janice Mirikitani will lecture at Angelico Concert Hall on the Dominican University of California campus. The two activist leaders will discuss their new book collaboration “Beyond the Possible: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change in […]

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Dr. Joseph S. Francisco lecture

Feb 05, 2013 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Former president of the American Chemical Society, Dr. Joseph S. Francisco, will deliver the lecture “From Earth’s Atmosphere to Planetary Engineering of Mars: An Adventure in Chemistry,” on Thursday, February 7 at 7 p.m. in the Guzman Lecture Hall at Dominican University of California. The lecture will focus on the destruction […]

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Dominican student off to internship at happiest place on earth

Nov 29, 2012 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, CA— George Lucas is not the only one to recently seal a successful deal with the Magic Kingdom of Mickey, Minnie, Donald and friends. While the high profile sale of LucasFilm LTD has been shaking up the entertainment world of late, Dominican University of California junior Breyanna Bombard has experienced her own world […]

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Tropical permaculture explained in special Living Mandala/Venture Greenhouse event Nov. 29

Nov 21, 2012 No Comments

San Rafael — John Valenzuela, horticulturist, consultant, and permaculture educator comes to Dominican University of California’s Venture Greenhouse on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. Valenzuela lived in Hawaii for 15 years where he practiced, experimented with and taught horticulture and tropical permaculture.  Valenzuela will discuss how his work combines methods of natural […]

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Garten whips up one of DU’s most successful lecture events

Nov 15, 2012 No Comments

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Fans of all ages and from around the Bay Area poured into Angelico Hall Wednesday night, Nov. 14, to listen to the Einstein of current cuisine and best-selling cookbook author, Ina Garten. Dominican University of California’s Institute of Leadership Studies (ILS) executive director, Dr. Denise Lucy, welcomed the crowd to a […]

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Celebrity chef, bestselling cookbook author sells out event at Dominican

Nov 15, 2012 No Comments

Lucky San Rafael area fans won’t need to tune into the Food Network this week to see the host of the popular cooking show “Barefoot Contessa”, Ina Garten. Instead, those who purchased tickets early can see Garten take the stage  in a special event lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 in Angelico Hall at 7 […]

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Mystery gift, largest in Dominican’s history explained… at last

Nov 14, 2012 No Comments

San Rafael CA — On Wednesday November 14 Dominican University of California President Mary Marcy acknowledged the largest single gift in the history of the institution to joyous audience applause. The gift of $8 million-plus was made by Rolf Lewis and family for the purposes of renovating the Meadowlands Hall into a state of the […]

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Ms. Lewis goes to Washington, D.C.

Nov 08, 2012 No Comments

Sydney Lewis, a senior double major in English and political science with a minor in pre-law, is currently in Washington, D.C., for the an internship run by the Panetta Institute for Public Policy. The internship was founded by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and his wife, Sylvia. Each year, one student from Dominican University of […]

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