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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, September 11, 2014

ODUís New Greece Study Abroad Course for Incoming Freshman One-of-a-kind in VA

A group of 10 incoming Old Dominion University freshman explored Greece this summer as part of a new study abroad program that is rare among higher education institutions nationwide and a first in Virginia. Full Story

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On 9/11, Old Dominion University Community Challenged to Serve

With Thursday's 13th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has called on all Virginians to complete an act of service between September 11 and 28, in honor of the National Day of Service and Remembrance. Full Story

ODU Army ROTC Commander Brian D. Kerns Dies

Lt. Col. Brian D. Kerns, professor of military science and commanding officer of Old Dominion University's Army ROTC unit, died Thursday, Sept. 4 at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk. He was 43. Full Story

ODUís Shaomin Li Studies Connection Between Religious Freedom, Economic Growth

Religious freedom is seen as an unequivocal positive. However, unchecked religious freedom may not be a universal good thing for economic growth. That's the controversial finding of a research study led by Shaomin Li, Eminent Scholar and professor of international business in Old Dominion University's Strome College of Business. Full Story

Subscriptions Available for Community Supported Agriculture Program

The popular CSA @ ODU program is offering fall subscriptions for locally grown vegetables and fruits to support local farmers. Full Story

Walk to end Alzheimer's Set for Sept. 16 on Kaufman Mall

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Old Dominion University will host the annual satellite Walk to End Alzheimer's on Kaufman Mall. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

After a mostly mild summer, we were throttled in recent days by a torrent of rain. But, as the waters rose turning the trek to class into a dreary mess, some students found a way to make the best of a wet situation. Check out some of these shots from around campus. Photos by Chuck Thomas Full Story

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Photo by Chuck Thomas.

There's no sitting down on this job, but plenty of hanging around! Here, a Bartlett Tree Experts employee helps hoist a co-worker into a tree on the Williamsburg lawn, just outside Koch Hall, to perform needed maintenance.


Panama Canal Seminar
You are invited to the Civil & Environmental Engineering Department-sponsored seminar on the Panama Canal on the occasion of the 100th... ( More )

Men's Soccer vs. South Florida
The ODU Soccer Monarchs return to action Friday night at home when they host the Bulls of South Florida from the American Athletic... ( More )

Sailing Opens Season This Weekend
Old Dominion University sailing takes to the water this weekend as they open the fall season at the Riley Cup in Norfolk. ( More )

ODU vs. Eastern Michigan Tailgate
Join ODU Alumni and fans for a pregame tailgate on Kaufman Mall featuring a light buffet and cash bar. Then head over to S.B. Ballard... ( More )

Field Hockey Vs. Monmouth
The Lady Monarchs will also play host to Monmouth on Sunday. Game time is slated for 1:00 p.m. Live Action Fans who cannot make it to... ( More )

ODU Satellite Walk to End Alzheimer's
ODU Satellite Walk to End Alzheimer's - 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. - Kaufman Mall ( More )

AUA Welcome Back Social
The Association of University Administrators (AUA) is having our annual Welcome Back Social on Wednesday, September 17th starting at... ( More )



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