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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, January 18, 2018

ODU Colleges Prepare to Collaborate on Second Arctic Research Expedition

Victoria Hill from Old Dominion University's College of Sciences and Petros Katsioloudis, from the Darden College of Education, are coming together once again to brave the cold Arctic to study climate change. Full Story

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Civil Engineering Ph.D. Student Puts Virginia Sea Grant Graduate Fellowship to Work on Living Shorelines

As sea level rise continues to pose a threat to Norfolk, Maura Boswell is using a graduate research fellowship from Virginia Sea Grant (VASG), a division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), to explore hybrid living shorelines. Full Story

Jan. 24 Science Pubs Event to Focus on Cyber Research and Resiliency

The latest installment of the popular Science Pubs lecture series will be held at the Coelacanth Brewing Company and will focus on cyber research and resiliency. Full Story

Former Japanese Ambassador to Visit ODU Jan. 21

A Japanese delegation, including former ambassador of Japan to the U.S., the Honorable Ichiro Fujisaki, will visit Old Dominion University Sunday, Jan. 21 to present "Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan" in the Strome Entrepreneurial Center from 4-6 p.m. Full Story

2017 Costliest Year Ever for Weather-related Disasters

Weather and other natural disasters in the U.S. caused $306 billion in damage in 2017 - the costliest year ever, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. Previously, 2005 held the record at $215 billion. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

In partnership with the University's NAACP chapter, the Office of Intercultural Relations and other campus organizations, ODU's Nu Theta chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity lead a march Jan. 13 in observation of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. Photos David B. Hollingsworth Full Story

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Photo by Chuck Thomas

Allyssa Martz (right) plays in Hampton Roads' second snow of the year as Emily Levy takes her photo for their sorority's website.



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