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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, May 18, 2017

ODU Named a Top 15 University in the Nation for African-American Student Success

Old Dominion University was recently ranked as one of the nation's top 15 higher education institutions with African American student graduation rates that were significantly higher than averages for comparable higher education institutions. Full Story

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Old Dominion University Named One of Nation's Top Employers

The business publication Forbes has ranked Old Dominion University among the nation's top 200 "midsize employers" for 2017. Full Story

Proposed Legislation Seeks to Stimulate Investment in Coastal Resiliency

U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott's BUILD Resilience Act would authorize $1 billion a year to help communities improve coastal infrastructure and establish a National Research Center for Resilience Full Story

ODU Engineering Graduate Earns Full Scholarship to Ph.D. Program at Johns Hopkins

Taylor Bobrow, who just earned his BS from the Batten College of Engineering and Technology, will do his Ph.D. at one of the top-ranked biomedical engineering institutions in the United States. Full Story

ODU Social Entrepreneurs Journey to Enactus Nationals

A six-member ODU team will present the University's social entrepreneurial club projects for the 2016-17 school year. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

Senior citizens from across Hampton Roads gathered this week at Old Dominion University for the City of Norfolk's 31st Annual Norfolk Senior Olympics, an event created to symbolize that having an active, productive life while aging is a reality. Photos David B. Hollingsworth/ODU Full Story

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Photo by David B. Hollingsworth/ODU

The Clothesline Project is a national program to increase awareness of the impact of violence against women. It provides an avenue to courageously break the silence of their experience. T-shirts are displayed, with a silent yet powerful message speaking out against domestic violence on campus.


Maymester withdraw deadline
Last day to withdraw from Maymester classes ( More )

Summer Session 1 and 3 begin withdraw period
Beginning of period to withdraw from classes with grade "W" Summer Session 1 and Session 3 (12-week) classes ( More )

15th Annual Elie Wiesel Holocaust Student Visual Art...
Winning artworks from the 15th Annual Elie Wiesel Holocaust Visual Arts Competition for Students will be displayed in the Atrium at ODU... ( More )

Landscapes of the Collector: The Best of the...
This exhibition follows the lifetime of collecting by Baron and Ellin Gordon. On display will be the most important works collected by the... ( More )

Spring Senior Exhibition
An exhibition presented by the ODU Art Department's Spring 2017 Senior Show class. Graduating seniors create the artwork and fully plan... ( More )

2017 Conference for Girls and Young Women
Registration is now closed. ( More )

Tidewater Music Teachers Forum Honors Recital
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New Graduate Program Directors and Administrators...
The Graduate School is hosting the third annual Graduate Program Directors and Administrators Orientation and GPD Luncheon on Thursday,... ( More )

AUA Challenge Program
Join us for a special AUA program on the recently opened Courage Miller Partners Challenge Course. The event will provide a unique and... ( More )



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