In the interest of public health and with an abundance of caution, we will be postponing all traditional in-person alumnae/i events until Illinois safely enters “Restore Illinois Phase 5”. We hope to stay connected, however, through special programming, virtual opportunities, and communications.

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SAVE THE DATE: NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro

February 9, 2021
Dominican looks forward to welcoming NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro, host, Weekend Edition Sunday and Up First.
This will be a university event rather than the Georgie Anne Geyer event. The Georgie Anne Geyer event will be held in fall 2021, details TBD.

VIRTUAL: Social Work 20th Anniversary Panel

March 4, 2021
Presented online: Celebrating 20 years of Dominican social work education. Panelists include Carina H. Santa Maria, MSW ’11, Jane Cho MSW ’20, Dr. Maxine Davis MSW/MBA ’13, John Netherly MSW ’10 and Samantha Acosta MSW ’16. Register Now.

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

VIRTUAL: Memorial Mass 2020

Dominican University’s annual Memorial Mass was held on Sunday, November 1. Due to continuing public health recommendations, there was no general in-person celebration of the Mass, but University Ministry and the Office of Alumnae/i Relations recorded the mass. Click here to watch the recorded version.