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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Bee Researcher's Groundbreaking Work Featured in British Ecological Society Journal

Lisa Horth and her students are conducting research to find solutions to a global agricultural problem. Full Story

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President Broderick Receives Trailblazer Award from Men for Hope

Old Dominion President John R. Broderick, along with several other community leaders and entrepreneurs, will receive the Trailblazer Award Sept. 15 from Men for Hope, an organization supporting underserved men through mentorship, education, financial literacy and self- fulfillment. Full Story

International Search on for Bioelectrics Center Director

Andrei Pakhomov will serve as interim director while an international search takes place at the center, which focuses on research related to high intensity electrical nanosecond pulses. Full Story

Cyber Security Center Addressing Workforce Shortages

The cyber security field's unemployment rate is currently "zero," and Virginia alone has approximately 36,000 job openings — one of the highest in the nation in terms of demand concentration. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

The Monarchs hosted the University of North Carolina Tar Heels at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium on Sept. 16. Old Dominion fell 53-23 to the power-five team, but ODU fans got a first-look at the newest "monarch-to-watch," freshman quarterback Stephen Williams who threw two touchdown passes in his collegiate debut. Photos Chuck Thomas Full Story

 A Picture is Worth...

Photo by Chuck Thomas

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, members of WEPA, a dance team that promotes the art of Hispanic culture, recently took over Webb Center's south mall for an activity hour event for students to learn to dance Bachata, Merengue and Salsa.



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