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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, July 24, 2014

ODU Researchers Find New Evidence of Accelerated Flooding

Researchers at Old Dominion University have discovered a trend of sea level rise in their new study of flooding events on the Atlantic coast of the United States over the past four decades. Full Story

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Manmade Climate Change Causing Sea Level Rise in Philippines, Northeast Australia

A sophisticated new analysis of long-term sea level trends in the western tropical Pacific (WTP) Ocean indicates that climate change caused by humans is responsible for rising waters in the Philippines and northeast Australia, and that this rise will continue in the near future. Full Story

VA Attorney General Briefed on ODU Research Initiatives during Campus Visit

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring visited Old Dominion University Wednesday morning and was briefed on two of the university's main research initiatives: climate change/sea level rise and bioelectrics. Full Story

Kimberly Adams Tufts Named New College of Health Sciences Assistant Dean for Inter-professional Education

Kimberly Adams Tufts, associate professor of nursing, has been appointed assistant dean for Interprofessional Education (IPE) in Old Dominion University's College of Health Sciences (COHS). Full Story

ODU Unveils New Modeling and Simulation Certificate Program for Navy Personnel

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, July 21, marked the unveiling of a new certificate in modeling and simulation (M&S) from Old Dominion University developed specially for Navy personnel in support of NAVAIR University, College of Test and Evaluation School of Modeling and Simulation in Maryland. Full Story

ODU Doctoral Graduate Succeeds His Mentor in JLab Post

Mike Spata, who received a Ph.D. in accelerator physics from Old Dominion University in 2012, has been appointed director of the Center for Advanced Studies of Accelerators (CASA) at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

Old Dominion University hosts a slew of popular summer camps designed to educate and inspire youth in a variety of academic and extracurricular endeavors. In these photos, ODUís Bob Ash, professor and eminent scholar in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, leads a group of campers in an exercise flying balsam wood airplanes on Kaufman Mall to see who could reach maximum flight. Photos by David Hollingsworth. Full Story

 A Picture is Worth...

By Ericha Forest

The summer heat may be blistering, but these Crape Myrtles lining a sidewalk outside Koch Hall donít seem bothered. While some plants wilt under the high temperatures, the trees are bursting with pink and white blooms that harken to the cooler days of spring.


Free Business Plan Boot Camp for Veterans & Active Duty - The Veterans Business Outreach Center assists clients in developing and maintaining a business plan. The business plan includes elements such as the legal form of the business, equipment requirements and cost, organizational structure, a strategic plan, market analysis, and a financial plan. Financial plans include financial projections, budget projections, and funding requirements. The program is available to eligible veterans, active duty, reservists, spouses, and dependents at no cost.

Distance Learning-Resume Workshop - Resume Writing Workshop! Attend from wherever you are or join us in 2202 Webb Center! To attend online, just log-in to: http://dl.odu.edu/video/career-management-center-fall-2013

Music on Monarch Way - Free concert event every Saturday from June 21st to July 19th from 5-7 p.m. Located on the 'green' on the corner of 43rd and Monarch Way. Bring your blanket or chair. Please no pets.

BOOTS 2 BUSINESS Ft. Lee - Boots to Business builds on SBAís role as a national leader in entrepreneurship training. Leveraging our ongoing collaboration with Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), SBA delivers Boots to Business with the support of its field offices and Resource Partners, such as the Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs), Womenís Business Centers (WBCs), SCORE, and Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOCs).

Monarch Experience First Ascent Trip-Backpacking and Rock Climbing Shenandoah National Park, VA - Sign up for this adventure to meet people from the ODU community, explore the outdoors, push your limits, and make new friends! What makes this adventure based orientation special is that it introduces new students to fellow peers and helps ease their transition into college life, while having fun in the outdoors.



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