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The Office of Alumnae/i Relations is currently planning for in-person events and activities. In accordance with updated masking guidelines from Gov. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health, Dominican University will no longer require face masks to be worn indoors. While masks will no longer be mandated at Dominican, the university recommends face coverings be worn indoors.

Questions? Please email us at alumni@dom.edu or call us at (708) 524-6286.

Upcoming Events

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Latine Heritage Reception

October 6, 2022 - 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
Join us to celebrate Latine Heritage Month with hospitality before this year’s Latine Heritage Keynote speaker, Sandra Delgado. Alumnae/i will have the opportunity to connect with each other and current students in the new Center for Cultural Liberation prior to the keynote. Free to register.

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Special Alumnae/i Reception: We are coming to New York City!

October 25, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET
Alumnae/i are invited to a special reception on October 25 in New York City. Please join us for drinks, appetizers, and socializing. Our new President Glena Temple will also share university updates. Free to register.

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Special Alumnae/i Reception: We are coming to Washington, DC!

October 27, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET
Alumnae/i are invited to a special reception on October 27 in Washington, DC. Please join us for drinks, appetizers, and socializing. Our new President Glena Temple will also share university updates. Free to register.

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Memorial Mass

November 6, 2022 - 11:00 a.m.
We invite you to remember deceased members of the Dominican community at our annual Memorial Mass. Brunch will follow immediately in the Dining and Social Halls. Free; Registration required.

Past Events

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Reunion 2022: Glena Temple's Presidential Briefing

June 11, 2022
During Reunion weekend, President Glena Temple gave an update on the university in the Eloise Martin Recital Hall. Watch Now.

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Faculty Presentation: Jake Bucher

Restorative Justice In Our Society
Jake Bucher, Founding Dean for the College of Applied Social Sciences, talks about his teaching of the Introduction to Sociology, Juvenile Justice, and Criminal Justice course that he delivers in the Inside-Out mode at Cook County Jail. Watch his full presentation

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Faculty Presentation: Mickey Sweeney

Magic, Witches, and Women Who Know Too Much
Mickey Sweeney will reveal through imagery and the written word, insights into some of our most notable literary figures and draw through-lines to how women are portrayed today. Watch her full presentation.

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Faculty Presentation: Dr. José Blanco F.

Redesigning Fashion: How the Pandemic Changed Fashion Week
Dr. José Blanco F. shares insights on how, in just a few months, COVID-19 upended the fashion show industry. Watch his full presentation.

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Faculty Presentation: Drs. Irina Calin-Jageman and Robert Calin-Jageman

Why Do We Forget? Using Sea Slugs to Understand Memory and Memory Loss
Drs. Irina Calin-Jageman and Robert Calin-Jageman research Aplysia californica (i.e., sea slugs) to help determine why neural connections are lost and, in some cases, regained. Watch their full presentation