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Workshop: Leadership Tools for Green Building Advocates

Posted on Tuesday, 07 August 2012. / In Events, Workshops

Transformation: An Introduction to Emergent Leadership

Workshop: Leadership Tools for Green Building Advocates

Register-ButtonWednesday August 22
Dominican University
Guzman Lecture Hall

  • Registration 2:00 PM
  • Workshop 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Book-signing 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Don't miss this valuable workshop. Leadership tools for forward-thinking, dedicated green building / design professionals and advocates, or anyone involved with sustainability looking to advance their career or manage / lead others more effectively. Workshop with leading authors, Kathleen O'Brien and Ann Edminster. Book signing to follow.

Sustainability Programs Info Session on June 19th

Posted on Tuesday, 29 May 2012. / In Events

Interested in a sustainability career?

Sustainability Programs Info Session on June 19th

Looking for the next step in your sustainability career? Dominican University of California has a broad range of sustainability programs to prepare you for a career that you can feed good about. Take a moment to explore our Sustainability Programs below and join us on June 19th for a FREE Info Session to learn more about starting this Fall 2012.  RSVP Now >>

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.

The Sustainable Enterprise Conference - Green MBA is a Presenting Sponsor

Posted on Tuesday, 24 April 2012. / In Events

The Sustainable Enterprise Conference is the North Bay’s Green Business Forum

The Sustainable Enterprise Conference - Green MBA is a Presenting Sponsor

May 11, 2012, 8am to 5pm
Sonoma Mountain Village, Rohnert Park, CA

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The Sustainable Enterprise Conference is a day-long learning and networking conference dedicated to helping North Bay businesses, academic, government and non-profit organizations transition to economic, environmental, and social sustainability.

The 2012 Conference program provides organizations and individuals with the latest information on how innovation and sustainability will drive the economy while preserving the resources needed for a prosperous future.

Complete event details at Sustainableenterpriseconference.com

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

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Special Screening of Award Winning Documentary Film Call of Life

Posted on Tuesday, 03 April 2012. / In Events

Special Screening and Discussion of the Award Winning Film by Species Alliance in appreciation of Earth Day 2012

Special Screening of Award Winning Documentary Film Call of Life

Please Join The United Nations Association of Marin and the Dominican Green Club for a FREE Special Screening and Discussion of the Award Winning Film by Species Alliance in appreciation of Earth Day 2012.

Call of Life Screening

Thursday, April 5th, 2012, 7:00-8:45 PM
at Creekside Room of Caleruega Dining Hall
Magnolia Ave @ Palm Ave
Dominican University, San Rafael, CA
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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."

Models for a New Economy: Workshop & Speakers on Mondragon Cooperatives

Posted on Thursday, 08 March 2012. / In Events, Workshops

Presented by Praxis Peace Institute, The Green MBA and Mondragón University Team Academy

Models for a New Economy: Workshop & Speakers on Mondragon Cooperatives

What can our economic future look like? Explore this timely question with participants who are already using economic success models barely known in the United States.

Sunday, April 1, 2012
Daytime Workshop – 9:30am – 4:00pm
Evening Guest Speakers – 7:00-9:00pm

Guzman Lecture Hall
Dominican University of CA
50 Acacia Avenue, San Rafael

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Meet students from Team Academy in Mondragon, Spain & the Mondragon Cooperative Corporation (MCC), a $24 billion worker-owned cooperative of 120 businesses. Living principled commitments to customers and workers, Mondragon promotes innovation, community, socio-entrepreneurial results, participative democracy, social transformation – and "the subordinated nature of capital." Since 1956, the MCC has been financially successful by putting people before profits, & cooperatively sharing in the profits. Even during Spain's current economic recession, there have been no lay-offs at the Mondragon Cooperatives.

  • What is their business model?
  • Which Bay Area businesses are successful cooperatives today?
  • How can more U.S. entrepreneurs use this principled model

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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    Mindful Money talk with Bestselling Author Spencer Sherman

    Posted on Saturday, 25 February 2012. / In Events, Lecture Series

    Crafting a Game Plan for Achieving Financial Security, Sustainability, and Peace of Mind

    Mindful Money talk with Bestselling Author Spencer Sherman

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    Dominican University of California Net Impact Chapter, a group of MBA students using the power of business to build a more socially and environmentally sustainable world, will host a discussion with Spencer Sherman, bestselling author and CEO of Abacus Wealth Partners, on Tuesday, March 6. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. in Guzman Lecture Hall. Free parking is available in the lot at the intersection of Grand and Acacia avenues in San Rafael.

    Sherman will discuss his step-by-step plan for achieving greater prosperity, sustainability, and peace of mind — even in today's turbulent economy.

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    • Net Impact Dominican University Chapter
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