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.

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.

Faculty Presentation: CarrieLynn D. Reinhard

Fan and Audience Studies–What Drives People to Love or Hate Common Areas of Interest?  
CarrieLynn Reinhard's presentation outlines thought-provoking studies that demonstrate people’s attachment and affection to common areas of interest. On the opposing side, she will touch on how and what drives anti-fans to hate. Watch her full presentation.

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

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.

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.

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