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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Old Dominion Research Duo Helps Gabon Establish Large System of Marine Parks

When President Ali Bongo of Gabon announced his intention to create a series of ocean-based protected areas in the nation's waters, Old Dominion University's Sara Maxwell knew her research could provide helpful guidance. Full Story

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New Novel Explores Family's Opioid Tribulations

Though "The Exact Nature of Our Wrongs" is a fiction account of opioid addiction, Janet Peery didn't need to look far for inspiration: her own life was rich with experiences from which she could draw. Full Story

Nov. 19: State of the Commonwealth Report to Explore State's Economic Health

This year's edition includes detailed information on new firms and job creation in Virginia and asks whether the state should focus on firm sustainment. Also included in this year's report is a discussion of the uneven recovery among Virginia's metropolitan areas. Full Story

Teen Stress: Education is Key to Coping

Anxiety and stress are real issues among teens that, unchecked, can be unhealthy. Full Story

Book Explores ODU's Rich History in Pictures

A newly released pictorial book offers 200 photos, some never before seen, documenting academics, student life and the growth of the campus since 1930. Full Story

ODU University Dance Theatre Fall Concert to be Presented Nov. 15-17

The concert includes exciting new pieces by five local choreographers and guest artist Angie Pittman. Emerging student choreographers will also show work on the program. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

Old Dominion's annual Veterans Day observance was held in Webb University Center's North Mall on Nov. 9. The observance featured remarks from President John R. Broderick; Rear Adm. Jesse A. Wilson, Jr.; Chaplain David B. Thames and ODU student Staff Sgt. William P. Reckley. Full Story

 A Picture is Worth...

Photo by Chuck Thomas

Chief Lee Lockamy, of the Nansemond Indian Tribe in Suffolk, Va., shows off artifacts to students during a Native American Month celebration in Webb University Center.



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