Scholarly and Creative Works Conference 2025

Dominican University of California 

Conference date: Wednesday, April 16, 2025

Spring 2025 marks Dominican's 10th annual Scholarly and Creative Works Conference

This one-day event honors undergraduate and graduate student's research and creative works. The event showcases student research papers and posters, creative writing, artwork, dance, and music performances through presentations to a live audience. 

All Dominican students and families, faculty, staff, and invited visitors; are welcome to attend the conference in person and view oral presentations via Zoom

2025 Keynote TBD

Oral Abstracts & Schedule

Oral presentations are held in Guzman classrooms with an audience in person and via Zoom

Poster Abstracts & Schedule

All Poster presentations are held in Guzman Lecture Hall with an in-person audience (no Zoom available)

Artist Abstracts & Schedule

Artist Showcase with opening reception to be held in Barbara D. Goodman Art Gallery/Alemany Library, 1st floor

Eligibility to Present

Students eligible​ to present ​are​ those working on their undergraduate or graduate theses/capstone projects (even if it is in the proposal stage), including:

Abstract Submissions Due March 1st 

(2025 Abstract Submission Form pending)

Scholarly and Creative Works Conference Team

Dr. Bill Phillips, Conference Co-Organizer (Psychology, School of Liberal Arts and Education)

Christina Mayes, Conference Co-Organizer (Student Success Center), La Vida Dominican Postbaccalaureate Scholarly & Creative Works Fellow 

Dr. Laura Griess Hess, La Vida Dominican Signature Work Fellow (Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Natural Sciences)

Dr. Sarah Lee, La Vida Dominican Signature Work Fellow (Barowsky School of Business)

Jessica Moitt, La Vida Dominican Scholarly and Creative Works Fellow (Assistant to Vice President of Academic Affairs)

Louis Knecht, La Vida Dominican Community Engagement and Digital Portfolio Fellow (University Archivist, Reference and Instruction Librarian)

Dr. Mojgan Behmand, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty

Dr. Lindsey Dean, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, La Vida Dominican Project Director

The Scholarly and Creative Works Conference is developed through campus partnerships and proudly sponsored by Academic Affairs.

Dominican Jazz Ensemble Music Credits

Dominican A Cappella Workshop Music Credits

Dominican Scholar

Student Creator Credits