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Dominican University is proud to announce the naming of The Borra College of Health Sciences in recognition of the generous, continuous support and leadership of Pier C. Borra and Renee Durand Borra, an alumna of Dominican University. Pier, a former university trustee, has over 40 years of experience in the healthcare industry and was the founder and CEO of companies that provide nursing and rehabilitation services.

 

 

 

​Dominican University's School of Library and Information Science presents the Seventh Annual Butler Lecture with children's author Carmen Agra Deedy on Wednesday, March 20. The lecture, entitled "The End of the Story," will be held at 6 p.m. in the Martin Recital Hall, 7900 Division Street.

Dominican University will present a film festival throughout the month of March celebrating the diversity of Ibero-American culture. Films, which will be shown with English subtitles, will be followed by a light reception and discussions with Dominican faculty and two of the films' directors. This free program is open to the public.

​The Brennan School of Business is hosting a group of MBA students and administrators from Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso (Chile) from July 22-29. The visit is the result of a student exchange program that was established between Dominican and the Chilean university last year.

The Dominican University community is heartbroken and appalled by recent images of parents and children being forcefully separated as they attempt to enter the United States from Mexico. We support the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ statement condemning the U.S. administration’s policy of zero tolerance for immigrants seeking asylum in our country.

The Brennan School of Business at Dominican University commemorated 40 years of business education on April 17.

Dominican University’s Brennan School of Business has launched a new MBA course designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop their practical business skills and, equally as important, to gain a better understanding and appreciation of the university’s history and mission. The new MBA Gateway Practicum, which is required of students following their completion of their foundation courses, covers the “how’s” and “why’s” that make a Dominican MBA unique in the Chicago market.

Professor of History David Perry wrote an op-ed piece in the Washington Post about the May 29 Portland (OR) train attack on three men who were defending two young women from verbal abuse by a white supremacist. The alleged attacker had posted on his Facebook page, "Hail, Vinland!".

 

Perry contends that white supremacists have their history wrong when they appropriate the Viking myths of Vinland and a pure white medieveal Europe to postion themselves as righteous defenders in the wars of race of religions that they think are coming.

Dominican University President Donna Carroll has been invited to participate in the first Higher Education Summit of the United States and Mexico March 29–31, 2017, in Guadalajara, Mexico. The summit meeting will explore partnership opportunities between Mexican and U.S. colleges and universities.

Dominican University will kick off on Friday, September 16 a two-month, community-wide Big Read program with a performance by Sones de Mexico Ensemble. The concert, which will be presented at 7 p.m. in Dominican’s Performing Arts Center.

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