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Attendees of our most recent Student Orientation and Registration event enjoyed perfect weather on their bus tour of Chicago. Can't wait to see you all back here in the fall!
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Check out the most recent issue of West Suburban Living magazine for a profile of Brennan School of Business professor Kathleen Odell, who says she has shifted her teaching style to focus more on experiential learning and critical thinking. http://business.dom.edu/news-events/professor-featured-west-suburban-living-class-act
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Graduate School of Library & Information Science Dean Kate Marek weighed in on public libraries' role in introducing 3-D printers to their communities for the Chicago Tribune. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2014-07-04/news/ct-3d-printing-libraries-met-20140704_1_3-d-printers-library-environment-new-rules
Faced with almost unlimited options, Liz Kelsey and her 5-year-old daughter, Alice, decided to make a single red rose. Using the 3-D printer at their suburban public library, they could have just as...
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One month until our first #DUFridayFest! Prospective students: sign up now at http://www.dom.edu/friday-fest.
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Meet Mick Jacobsen MLIS '08, a learning experiences manager at Skokie Public Library who was honored as a Library Journal "Mover & Shaker" for working to drive technological innovation in libraries. http://gslis.dom.edu/admission/success/mikael-jacobsen-mlis-08
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Spots are still open for boys age 8-14 to learn from varsity basketball players and Coach Mark White at the Dominican University Stars summer camp. Sign up now!  http://www.dustars.com/news/2014/5/9/MBB_0509142606.aspx
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S/O to our School of Professional & Continuing Studies, whose bachelor's degree in legal studies program has been ranked #15 in the country! The adult degree completion program is available completely online or in-person on the campus of Triton College. http://continuingstudies.dom.edu/newsevents/news/bachelor-legal-studies-program-ranked-15th-country
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Social media is helping our alumnae/i keep in touch! A Facebook-based book club for Rosary College alums was recently featured in the Chicago Tribune's Printer's Row section. http://newsroom.dom.edu/dominican-alumnae-stay-connected-through-facebook-book-club
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#TBT Can you believe FernGully is 22 years old? We'll host a screening of this family- and environmentally-friendly film as part of our Green Block Party on Sunday, July 20. FernGully: The Last Rainforest trailer Full event info at http://www.dom.edu/green #ThrowbackThursday
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Examiner.com has a great recap of our Blues & The Spirit Symposium: http://www.examiner.com/article/dissecting-the-blues-at-dominican-university.
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S/o to our alum Tracy Samantha Schmidt '05, who was recently featured in Today's Chicago Woman magazine alongside her awesome dad! 
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In case you missed it, here are the highlights from the Blues and the Spirit Symposium. Thank you to all our panelists, musicians and attendees. #DUblues
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7900 W Division St River Forest, IL 60305
7900 W Division StUSILRiver Forest60305
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Mission Statement
As a Sinsinawa Dominican-sponsored institution, Dominican University prepares students to pursue truth, to give compassionate service and to participate in the creation of a more just and humane world.

Identity Statement
Dominican University is a distinctively relationship-centered educational community rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. It is known for its rigorous and engaging academic programs, the care and respect with which it mentors students, its enduring commitment to social justice; and the enriching diversity of its students, faculty and staff. Integral to Dominican’s success and distinction is the ongoing exploration, clear expression and shared experience of its Catholic Dominican identity.

University Type:
Private, not-for-profit, coed; Master's Colleges & Universities I

Religious Affiliation:
Roman Catholic

History:
Founded in 1901 as St. Clara College in Sinsinawa, Wisconsin. Moved to River Forest, Illinois in 1922 and renamed Rosary College. Became Dominican University in 1997.

Campus:
Thirty-acre main campus is in River Forest, a residential suburb located 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Classes are also offered at the Dominican Priory campus in River Forest as well as other sites in the Chicago area, in eastern Europe and online.

Library:

The Rebecca Crown Library is a campus destination for student research and reflection; at approximately 250,000 volumes, the collection is large for the size of the student body. The library subscribes to more than 150 electronic databases with access to over 30,000 unique full-text periodicals, and provides a federated search product, WebFeat, that allows simultaneous keyword searching across all of its databases. The library is a partial depository for U.S. government publications and maintains special collections and archival materials. The Media Center houses audiovisual materials and viewing facilities. In addition, 60 student computers are available on four floors.

Undergraduate Programs:
Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees with more than 50 majors as well as several professional and pre-professional programs and an accelerated program in organizational leadership.

Graduate Programs:
More than 30 degree programs in Business, Education, Library and Information Science, Conflict Resolution, Family Ministry and Social Work.

Recognition:

Ranked by U.S. News and World Report in the top tier (#13) of all Midwestern Master's Universities. Also cited as a high quality, low cost institution in the “Great Schools, Great Value” section of the U.S. News rankings.

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Jeff Weber
reviewed 11 months ago
An absolutely wonderful school! Beautiful campus, supportive instructors, and a very helpful staff are in place to ensure your success. Check DU out, you won't be disappointed!
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Jeffrey Spanogle
reviewed a year ago
This is not the Priory but the main campus. The Priory is located east down the street just off Harlem ave. Dominican is a great place to teach.
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Brent R Jones
reviewed 2 years ago
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David Cruse
reviewed 12 months ago
I have a child of mine who is now going to be starting their senior year here. The education has been great and the university is just an excellent overall institution.
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Duy Tran
reviewed 8 months ago
I am excited about this university.
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reviewed 2 years ago