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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VIRTUAL: Gospel Mass (2nd Sunday of Lent)

February 28, 2021
Please join us on the second Sunday of Lent for Gospel Mass. Alumna Mylisha Harvey ’19 will perform special music as the Dominican community gathers in prayer and contemplation. You are invited to virtually participate in Mass at 4 p.m. in Rosary Chapel.

VIRTUAL: Social Work 20th Anniversary Panel

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

SAVE THE DATE: 2021 Virtual Trustee Benefit

April 21, 2021
At its heart, Dominican University’s Trustee Scholarship Benefit is all about raising scholarship funds for our deserving students. This year’s Benefit will share stories of alumnae/i and current scholarship recipients, their dreams, and their accomplishments. Learn more.

SAVE THE DATE: Reunion 2021

June 12, 2021
With the constraints posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, we have decided to move forward with a virtual gathering for Reunion in June 2021. We so look forward to seeing you in June! Learn More.

VIRTUAL: Ash Wednesday Mass

February 17, 2021
The Christian season of Lent began on Ash Wednesday, February 17. The Dominican University community spent time in prayer and contemplation during a virtual mass at Rosary Chapel. Watch the video recording here.

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