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Dominican University listed in Net Impact's National List of 2012 Gold and Silver Chapters

Posted on Wednesday, 20 June 2012. / In News, Partner News

Net Impact's mission is to mobilize a new generation to use their careers to drive transformational change in their workplaces and the world.

Dominican University listed in Net Impact's National List of 2012 Gold and Silver Chapters

It's no easy feat achieving Gold or Silver standing in the Net Impact chapter network. These chapters go above and beyond minimum chapter requirements to create opportunities for their members to develop business skills, meet folks who can help members define career paths, and build a community of support to change our approach to social and environmental issues.

A special thanks goes to the Dominican University Net Impact leadership team for completing the requirements to be listed: Ryan Calbreath and Tiffany Douglass.

Marinnovation - A Celebration of Entrepreneurs, Designers, & Inventors in Marin

Posted on Tuesday, 15 May 2012. / In Events, Partner News

May 17, 2012 at the Venture Greenhouse in San Rafael

Marinnovation - A Celebration of Entrepreneurs, Designers, & Inventors in Marin

With its awesome natural beauty and creative population, Marin County is a nexus for innovation, design and entrepreneurship. Marinnovation highlights Marin's vibrant, creative culture and showcases the technologies, designs and ventures that are developing here right now. Marinnovation marks Marin's emergence from the shadow of Silicon Valley to shine as a catalyst for new ideas, cutting edge technologies and sustainable economic development.

Marinnovation 2012 is co-hosted by the Venture Greenhouse and the Marin Economic Forum.

Green Careers Panel at Earth Day Marin

Posted on Thursday, 19 April 2012. / In Events, Partner News

At Earth Day Marin 2012

Green Careers Panel at Earth Day Marin

Saturday, April 21st at 12pm

Learn about Green Jobs from the Experts

What exactly is a green job?
What are growing sectors of the economy for green jobs?
What advice would you give for somebody looking for a green job?

Moderator

Joey Shepp, Sustainable Programs Director at Dominican University of California

Panelists

earth-day-marin

An Introduction to the Cleantech Open

Posted on Tuesday, 03 April 2012. / In Events, Workshops, Partner News

Clean Tech Open Western Region - Business Briefing

An Introduction to the Cleantech Open

April 14, 2012, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM PDT

Join us for an introduction to the Cleantech Open, the world's largest cleantech accelerator. You will learn about our annual Business Competition, an opportunity to accelerate your cleantech startup with expert training, national visibility and up to $250,000 of cash and services. Beyond great networking, the event will include a brief presentation about how you can get involved as a volunteer, mentor, judge or more.

Beyond Organic: Farmer Joel Salatin Lecture and Book Signing

Posted on Monday, 02 April 2012. / In Events, Lecture Series, Partner News

Food movement pioneer Joel Salatin comes to Dominican University of California

Beyond Organic: Farmer Joel Salatin Lecture and Book Signing

Co-Presented by Marin Organic and Marin Agricultural Land Trust

Sunday, April 15, 5pm-7pm
Dominican University, Guzman Lecture Hall
50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael, CA (map)

Food movement pioneer Joel Salatin's business card reads: 'Food Choice Advocate, Dream Doer.' He describes his occupation as "mob-stocking herbivorous solar conversion lignified carbon sequestration fertilization." Salatin was featured in Michael Pollan's Omnivore's Dilemma and is a now a popular speaker across the country, inspiring thousands with his humorous and conviction-based lectures. He has written nine books and the most recent, Folks, This Ain't Normal, conveys the gravity of the ecological and cultural crisis our country is facing. Join us for a light tasting of local food, lecture and book signing with Salatin, and see how you can "re-find your responsibilities to this Earth we call our nest."

Farm Bill Lecture and Book Signing with Dan Imhoff and Ken Cook

Posted on Monday, 27 February 2012. / In Events, Lecture Series, Partner News

Farm Bill Lecture and Book Signing with Dan Imhoff and Ken Cook

Dan Imhoff, author of Food Fight (Second Edition) and Ken Cook, Executive Director of the Environmental Working Group, present a revealing picture of how the 2012 Farm Bill – also deemed the Food Bill – will impact local food security, public health, and the ecological and economic sustainability of our regional food system. Their talk will explore how the 2012 Farm Bill could help cultivate a more vibrant, sustainable and equitable food system, and how every one of us can contribute to shaping the outcome of this critical federal legislation.

Time and Location

Thursday, March 22, 2012 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Dominican University of California
Dominican Heritage & Alumni House
Garden Room and Legacy Hall
75 Magnolia Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901

Price

$15 for general public
$10 - Discounted Ticket for Students and Food Producers. Only available at the door. Pay by cash or check and be prepared to show ID. Quantity limited, so reserve a ticket by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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