News and Events


Contact Point

Contact Point, the dental school's award-winning alumni magazine, is published twice a year. A 12-time winner of the International College of Dentists journalism competition and a recipient of the Geis Award for editorial content, Contact Point is distributed to more than 7,000 alumni, donors, faculty, staff and students.

Contact Point is a platform to discuss issues in dental education, recognize our outstanding alumni and provide updates for our constituents about dental school happenings. To submit a feature story idea or photos, please contact Kara Sanchez, editor, at or 415.929.6433. To submit a news item for the Update or Alumni sections, please contact the Office of Public Relations at 415.929.6434.
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Report to Investors

The Office of Institutional Advancement publishes its annual Report to Investors in an effort to provide an update of the dental school's financial operation for each fiscal year. Designed to showcase Dugoni School's philanthropic investments, the Report to Investors includes a summary of research initiatives and the awards and achievements of students, faculty and staff.

Advance Newsletter

The Advance newsletter is published by the Office of Institutional Advancement and the Department of Design and Photo Services. It provides alumni and donors with the latest news and updates about the dental school. 

Trident, the newsletter of the orthodontics alumni association

Published electronically, the Trident newsletter features the latest news from the Pacific Orthodontic Chapter of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry Alumni Association.

Oral Health Matters

Multiple times each year the dental school publishes a community e-newsletter, Oral Health Matters, to keep patients, nonprofit partners, and the general public updated on school happenings as well as dental health tips and resources. If you would like to receive this newsletter, please email


The dental school yearbook is produced every year by the Department of Design and Photo Services and a volunteer student committee. The cost of publishing the book is paid for by student activity fees.

Family and friends of graduating seniors may purchase space to list congratulatory messages in the yearbook. Contact Janelle Palomares in Design and Photo Services at for details.

For information on student yearbook photo deadlines and when to pick up your copy of the yearbook, click here.