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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, October 30, 2014

More than 300 ODU Students Volunteer for Fear 2 Freedom Public Service Event to Support Victims of Sexual Assault

More than 300 Old Dominion University students turned out Oct. 28 to join with the non-profit organization Fear 2 Freedom to assemble 225 sexual abuse recovery kits to be distributed at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Full Story

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ODU Make a Difference Day Attracts Enthusiastic Crowd; Haul For Hunger Seeks Volunteers to Bag Sweet Potatoes

More than 150 students, faculty, staff and alumni performed service projects at eight Hampton Roads locations as Old Dominion University held Make a Difference Day on Saturday, Oct. 25. Full Story

Bestselling Author, Mentor, Social Entrepreneur to Speak at ODU

Wes Moore, an Army combat veteran and national bestselling author, will speak Tuesday Nov. 4 at Old Dominion University, as part of the President's Lecture Series. Full Story

MOU Signals Growing Partnership Between ODU and Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division

Calling it a natural progression in the relationship between Old Dominion University and Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, a memorandum of understanding between the two organizations was signed yesterday. Full Story

Physicians for Peace honors ODU with Presidentís Award

Dominican Republic. Nicaragua. Guatemala. India. These are just a few of the countries where Old Dominion University healthcare professionals Ė many from its College of Health Sciences Ė have built a solid partnership with the international non-profit organization Physicians for Peace. On Saturday, Oct. 25, ODU was recognized for its efforts, receiving the coveted Presidentís Award at the organizationís annual gala, held at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel. Full Story

NeuroConnections 2014 Symposium Brings Brain Researchers to ODU

Old Dominion University played host to NeuroConnections 2014 on October 24, an event designed to bring together researchers, students, clinicians and entrepreneurs to present research, exchange new ideas and form connections in the region. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

Old Dominion University has embraced the notion that public service improves lives and the world around us. To celebrate the opportunity to learn, serve and pursue a career in government, nonprofits or the charitable center, ODU hosted its fifth annual Public Service Week, which runs from Oct. 25-31. Picture here are students, faculty and staff who participated in events that included the Big Blue Take Back rally, Make a Difference Day, the Fear 2 Freedom Celebration Night and the Public Service Festival, on Kaufman Mall. Full Story

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Photo by Shannell Smith

Old Dominion students are seen here during the recent Monarch Wellness Color Run, which was designed to promote excitement about Monarch Wellness. The campus-wide initiative promotes student well-being in every aspect of student life. Its tenants include: cultural, emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, spiritual, social, occupational/career and physical wellness. Each tenant was associated with a specific color during the event.


Nightmare at the Rec
Student Rec Center

Movie: Deliver Us from Evil
8pm MGB 102
Opera: Cosi fan tutte
8pm University Theatre

ODU Wind Ensemble in concert
3pm Diehn Atrium

Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays
7:30pm ODU Theatre Production Studio
Collegium Musicum and Madrigal Singers
7:30pm Diehn Atrium
President's Lecture Series- Wes Moore
7:30pm Constant Center
Homecoming Comedy Show
8pm North Cafe Webb Center



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