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2014 News

Town Crier: Young entrepreneurs out to make a difference
Contra Costa Times, June 25, 2014

Faculty Tips for First-Gen Students
Inside Higher Ed, June 3, 2014

Holy Names University Saves Folk Songs for Future Generations
abc7news.com, May 30, 2014

HPA grads Micah Ashburn, Jayse Bannister help Holy Names sweep Vulcans
West Hawaii Today, March 26, 2014

The Bay Area Reporter, March 13, 2014

Oakland's Holy Names Preserves America's Folk Music, Digitally
KQED.com, January 21, 2014

Civil and human rights focus of Social Justice Forum
The Catholic Voice, January 20, 2014

HNU cuts nursing master's program to two years for RNs
The Catholic Voice, January 20, 2014

Grant means growth for school's treasure trove of folk music
The San Francisco Chronicle, January 5, 2014

2013 News

Holy Names University in Oakland gets top ranking for student diversity
Inside Bay Area News, October 19, 2013

Patrick Named Sisters Of The Holy Names Visiting Scholar At Holy Names University
Carleton News, October 10, 2013

Holy Names to offer advanced nursing degree in the spring
Contra Costa Times, October 9, 2013

Snapp Shots: A form of bias oft-overlooked
Contra Costa Times, September 25, 2013

Holy Names University unveils state-of-the-art Nursing Simulation Center
The Montclarion, September 18, 2013

Degree completion, master's programs vibrant part of HNU
The Catholic Voice, September 9, 2013

Early admission program enters third year at HNU
The Catholic Voice, September 9, 2013

Holy Names University bids farewell to its most popular member -- Madge, the guide dog
insidebayarea.com, August 21, 2013

Casa’s Halligan rules Empire tennis again
petaluma360.com, August 8, 2013

Two ex-Bulldogs help Tri-County Gamblers win Joe DiMaggio World Series
The Reporter, July 31, 2013

Former CHS softball standout inks future
Calaveras Enterprise, July 12, 2013

Cortez joins Holy Names University
Ventura County Star, July 10, 2013

Oakland: Crime expert urges alternatives to prison, jail
mercurynews.com, July 10, 2013

Expert: Oakland police need to follow Constitution to lower crime, regain public trust
Contra Costa Times, June 27, 2013

Safe Oakland Speaker Series continues TODAY, from 7–9 p.m. (Community Voices)
OaklandLocal.com, May 22, 2013

'Street Wisdom' Topic at Safe Oakland Speaker Series Wednesday
Rockridge Patch, May 22, 2013

Richmond restaurant owner addresses graduates of Holy Names University in Oakland
Contra Costa Times, May 20, 2013

Richmond restaurant owner tells Oakland university grads the future is replete with opportunity
Contra Costa Times, May 18, 2013

Richmond restaurant owner who came to U.S. penniless is keynote speaker at Oakland university commencement
Contra Costa Times, May 16, 2013

Widespread gun ownership doesn't lower crime rate, Stanford professor says
mercurynews.com, May 5, 2013

Berkeley Law Professors to Suggest Ways to Make Oakland Safer
The Berkeley Patch, April 20, 2013

Black women leaders share the inside track on leadership, power at annual 'leadership university'
Oakland Local, April 5, 2013

Woodminister presents "Little Shop of Horrors" this spring at Holy Names University
insidebayarea.com, March 7, 2013

Immigration, human trafficking discussed at social justice forum
The Catholic Voice, February 18, 2013

Oakland police consultant addresses full house at Holy Names University
Silicon Valley Mercury News, February 14, 2013

Oakland's new consultant lays out plan to fight crime
ABC Channel 7: KGO-TV, February 10, 2013

Holy Names University celebrates National Girls and Women in Sports Day on Feb. 6
The PacWest General News, February 6, 2013

2012 News

Noted journalist Gwen Ifill addresses Holy Names University graduates
Oakland Tribune, May 12, 2012

HNU President Hynes joins Rep. Barbara Lee to speak out against increases to Stafford Loan interest rates
KTVU News, May 2, 2012

Gwen Ifill Named Commencement Speaker at Holy Names University
Wall Street Journal Market Watch, April 25, 2012

2011 News

Two Cal State campuses among 30 awarded federal teaching grants
Los Angeles Times, September 22, 2011

Admission to Holy Names without the need of essay or SAT
Rebecca Fortelka, Examiner.com, July 21, 2011

Catholic university waives SAT test for urban students
Monica Clark, National Catholic Reporter, July 20, 2011

Holy Names offers admission without taking SAT
Nanette Asimov, San Francisco Chronicle, July 10, 2011

Holy Names University expands access
Lucinda Ryan, Bay Area News Group, July 1, 2011
Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, The San Jose Mercury, The Piedmonter, The Montclarion, Whittier Daily News

'Bedside and beyond': Holy Names celebrates 50 years of nurse alumni contributions
Nurse.com, June 13, 2011

PBS film "Journey of the Universe" has deep roots in Oakland
Oakland Local, June 11, 2011

Holy Names University president William Hynes on promoting the common good through education
San Francisco Examiner, May 1, 2011

William Hynes inaugurated as new president of Holy Names
Bay Area News Group, March 19, 2011
Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, The San Jose Mercury, The Piedmonter, The Montclarion, Whittier Daily News

Career Profile: Coordinator of the Educational Therapy Program
Marion Marshall, Holy Names University / Years in the industry: 33
Bay Area News Group, March 17, 2011
Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune, The San Jose Mercury, The Piedmonter, The Montclarion, Whittier Daily News

Hynes to be inaugurated as Holy Names president
Nanette Asimov, San Francisco Chronicle, March 16, 2011

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