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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, October 16, 2014

J Lab Research: Neutrons, Protons Can Act Like Girls and Boys at the 'Hop'

A team of researchers working at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News, including eight with ties to Old Dominion University, report in Science magazine that they have detected new momentum characteristics of certain sub-nuclear particles that remind them of what might happen when girls outnumber boys at a sock hop. Full Story

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Prestigious Transportation Journal Features Six Different ODU Business Faculty Members in the Same Edition

Old Dominion University's Maritime and Supply Chain Management (MSCM) of the Strome College of Business has been recognized as among the world's best. Full Story

ODU's College of Continuing Education & Professional Development Provides Employees the Credentials and Skills They Need to Thrive

In the words of founding Dean James Sheaffer, Old Dominion University's new College of Continuing Education and Professional Development has as its goal giving students tools "they can use on Monday." The College began operation this fall as a central hub for all of the credit and non-credit professional development courses offered by the ODU. Full Story

Cybersecurity Expert and Author is Economics Club Guest Speaker

Peter W. Singer of the Brookings Institution, this month's Economics Club of Hampton Roads speaker, is the author of "Cybersecurity and CyberWar: What Everyone Needs to Know." Full Story

Former U.S. Ambassador to China to deliver Confucius Institute’s 2014 Great Discussion Series Lecture

The Confucius Institute at Old Dominion University's 2014 Great Discussion Series Lecture will feature retired U.S. Navy Admiral Joseph W. Prueher, the former ambassador to the People's Republic of China. Admiral Prueher's talk, "Way Ahead with China... in Today's World," will explore the rapid economic growth and demonstrated economic power that has made the nation a challenging subject. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

The weekly "Student Performance Hour" gives students studying music at ODU an opportunity to perform solo. It prepares them for tests, degree recital performances and as one student said, "to help with stage presence." The chance to see these musicians and singers perform happens every Wednesday at Chandler Recital Hall. Photos by David Hollingsworth Full Story

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Photo by David Hollingsworth

Recent President Lecture Series speaker Jeff Henderson captivated a capacity audience of more than 700 people with the harrowing tale of how he rose from a troubled background, including 10 years spent in federal prison, to become one of the most influential celebrity chefs in America. Here, "Chef Jeff" signs a copy of his book "Cooked" for Monarch Dining's Executive Chef Robert Patton.


Third Annual ODU PrideFest
Come on OUT to ODU's Runte Quad for Third Annual PrideFest! Enjoy a day of entertainment, food, and fun while we celebrate not only... ( More )

ODU Virginia Beach Employee Wellness
The ODU Employee Wellness Program is designed to enhance the quality of life and work productivity of employees by collaborating with... ( More )

HESA Fundraiser at Panda Express
Raise money for HESA by getting lunch at Panda Express on October 21st! ( More )

Reproducible Research Practices
Worried about false positives in scientific research? A free workshop geared towards those who do quantitative analyses, will tackle the... ( More )

Women's Self Defense Workshop
RSVP to womenctr@odu.edu by October 20 ( More )

Diehn Concert Series: Apple Hill String Quartet
Tickets can be purchased online at http://oduartstix.com, or by calling (757) 683-5305 during regular box office hours. ( More )

The University at the Boundaries of Knowledgec
Together with the sponsorship of ODU's College of Arts and Letters, the Humanities Institute, the Office of the Provost, the Honors... ( More )

Body Love
Jes "The Militant" Baker has devoted her life to body advocacy. She's here to change the world by helping both men and women come to... ( More )



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