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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, July 20, 2017

Confucius Institute Grant Sends Music Professors to China

Music professors Mike Hall and Paul Kim spent nine days on an exchange trip whose itinerary included teaching master classes, conducting rehearsals, performing a concert with Minzu's advanced music students and serving as cultural ambassadors. Full Story

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Online Virginia Network Board Meets, Elects Officers

The Online Virginia Network is a partnership between Old Dominion and George Mason University that was supported by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the General Assembly. It builds on the commitment of both universities to making college more accessible for working adults and non-traditional students. Full Story

ODU's "Our Nation" Featured in PBS Online Film Festival

Viewers may watch "Our Nation" and any of the other 24 films featured in the PBS Online Film Festival any time on the festival's website. The format also allows viewers to vote on their favorites and share through social media. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

The Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) recently held its summer camp in Suffolk, VA where middle school students had the opportunity to learn 3D modeling or robotics. Students in the 3D modeling section were taught Maya, a 3D computer graphics software; while the robotics student learned real-world engineering skills. Photos Chuck Thomas Full Story

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Photo by Chuck Thomas

Last week, Astronaut Buzz Aldrin visited the ODU Peninsula Center to talk with students from the Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) program, an interactive semester long on-line science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning experience, and seven-day residential summer academy at NASA Langley Research Center.



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