Dominican University's Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) has named assistant professor Mary Pat Fallon as director of its doctor of philosophy in library and information science program.
River Forest's Dominican University has received the 2012 Community Change Maker award from PASO, a Spanish acronym which translates as the West Suburban Action Project, in recognition of the university's support for undocumented students.
Oak Park resident and host of NPR's "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" Peter Sagal, along with a crew from Insignia Films, visited Dominican University to film scenes for an upcoming documentary on the Constitution, set to air on Public Television next year.
Dominican University received a $229,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that will allow creation of a program to help students become dietitians, according to a statement from the university.
Oak Park residents Liesl Orenic and J. Brent Friesen were promoted to professor at Dominican University in History and Chemistry respectively. River Forest resident was promoted to associate professor of Psychology and Oak Park resident Robert Calin-Jageman was promoted to associate professor of Psychology as well.