The Office of Alumnae/i Relations is currently planning for in-person events and activities beginning in Fall 2021, barring any major changes in the trajectory of the pandemic. As the campus moves towards re-opening we will continue to follow State of Illinois guidance on the easing of mitigation measures, while still requiring the wearing of masks and social distancing, especially indoors. Learn more.

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Live-Stream: Memorial Mass 2021

November 7, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
We will come together virtually to celebrate our Dominican heritage, the communion of Saints, and all those who have gone before us. We are proud to continue a beloved tradition in a way that prioritizes the well-being of all those within our community. For more details.

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