Monday, September 21, 2009

More to Do!

Toastmasters: Area C9 Contest 2009
Hosted by: Dominican Toastmasters at Dominican University of CA
September 21, 2009 (today)

Please come and join this event by listening to Humorous and Evaluation speeches!!!
Fun to watch and get to know others in the area!

Guzman Hall: Room 306. Watch for signs. Please park in the Event parking, which is located right at the corner of Acacia and Grand. (There is a large sign on the right hand side pointing to the parking area.)

Library Workshops

· An Introduction to Library Resources for Graduate Students
o Wednesday Sept. 23rd, 4 – 5 pm, Library 211
o Covering the catalog, journal list, ILL, and other resources.

· Getting the Most out of Google
o Thursday, Oct. 1st, 3 – 4 pm, 2nd floor Science Computer Lab
o Covering advanced search skills and Google Scholar

· An Introduction to Databases for Graduate Students
o Wednesday Oct. 7th, 4 – 5 pm, Library 211
o An intro to database basics and advanced tricks if time permits

· An Introduction to RefWorks for Graduate Students
o Wednesday Oct. 21st, 4 – 5 pm, Library 211
o Basic RefWorks, setting up an account, creating bibliographies, organizing citations, entering/grabbing citations

Off Campus Event

The Rocky Mountain Institute is hosting an RMI Quest for Solutions (RMIQ) panel discussion in San Francisco, October 2, 2009 at 7:00pm at the Westin – Market Street, and Dominican MBA students are encouraged to attend.

The RMIQ will focus on strategies and solutions to spark the transition from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables, and highlight the opportunities that this shift presents. This event will be a great opportunity for Dominican students to interact with leaders in business and energy, as well as network with likeminded students and professional at a reception following the panel.

RMIQ panelists include:
• Amory Lovins, Chairman and Chief Scientist, Rocky Mountain Institute
• Paul Holland, General Partner, Foundation Capital
• Bill Joy, Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
• Host: Joel Makower,
You can access full bios of these panelists at
RMIQ registration is $35. To register, please visit

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