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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, March 26, 2015

ODU Engineering Technology Program to be Featured in National Magazine

At a recent management meeting for Prism Magazine, the national publication for the American Society for Engineering Education, editorial staff realized they were giving scant attention to engineering technology, one of the foundational disciplines of engineering education. Full Story

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Buzzer Beater Thrusts Monarchs Basketball into National Limelight

Monarchs Basketball is national news today. After Wednesday nightís breathtaking, buzzer-beating 72-69 win over Murray State in the quarter-finals of the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) the Old Dominion University menís basketball team is heading to New York City. Full Story

ODU among U.S. Engineering Schools to Educate 20,000 Students to Meet Grand Challenges

Old Dominion University's Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology is one of more than 120 engineering schools nationwide leading a movement to transform engineering education to meet the country's "Grand Challenges." Full Story

Old Dominion University to Offer Cyber Security Bachelorís Degree Program

Beginning in fall, 2015, Old Dominion University will offer an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science degree program in Cyber Security to train students for careers in high-demand fields such as digital forensics, analysis, information system security and network security administration. The program was established in conjunction with the recent launch of Old Dominion's new Center for Cyber Security Education and Research. Full Story

University Dance Theatre Spring Concert Set for April 15-18

Ballroom, jazz, contemporary ballet and modern dance choreography by ODU faculty members and students will be featured during five upcoming performances of the University Dance Theatre's annual spring concert. Full Story

Renowned Brain Scientist, Stroke Survivor Delivers Darden Lecture April 9

Nationally renowned neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor, who will speak at Old Dominion University on April 9, received a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: a massive stroke. Full Story

 

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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

The ODU menís basketball team captured a dramatic 72-69 victory Wednesday night over Murray State in the National Invitation Tournament. Not only that, Trey Freemanís improbable buzzer beating three-pointer earned the star point guard, and the team, significant attention from a multitude of national media outlets. The Monarchs will now travel to Madison Square Garden to face Stanford in the tournamentís semi-finals, on Tuesday. Photos by Rick Voight Full Story

 A Picture is Worth...

Chuck Thomas

Dakota Hare is no slouch at slacklining, as this picture that was captured on a recent spring afternoon demonstrates. The junior, industrial technology major, from Fredricksburg, is shown balancing on a "slack line" between classes while Myles Crouther watches.

 Calendar

Thu
Mar
26
2015 International Photography Competition
Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Office of International Programs, this annual contest is open to all with an official... ( More )

Zotero Unleashed
Workshop: Already using Zotero? Come to this workshop to see how to break away from the web interface-learn to sync Zotero libraries,... ( More )

Presentation by Seema Reza at ODU-VB
"Bridging: Using Arts to Build Community and Understanding" presented by Seema Reza, Arts Program Coordinator at two military hospitals... ( More )

Free Planetarium Shows at the Pretlow Planetarium
ODU's Pretlow Planetarium is happy to announce our new line-up for spring 2015. This season we will have educational movies playing every... ( More )

*Brian Nedvin and Stephen Coxe Faculty Recital
Brian Nedvin and Stephen Coxe Faculty Recital, Chandler Recital Hall, F. Ludwig Diehn Center for the Performing Arts ( More )

Fri
Mar
27
2nd Annual Virginia Student Veterans Conference
2nd Annual Virginia Student Veterans Conference Preparing for Your Next Mission - College, Graduation, and Beyond March 27, 2015 Ted... ( More )

Info Session for Faculty: How to lead a study...
The ODU Office of Study Abroad welcomes all faculty to an information session to explore leading a 2016 ODU Study Abroad Program.... ( More )

*Spring 2015 Senior Scholar Lecture
3:30 Reception, Diehn Atrium 4:00 Lecture, Chandler Recital Hall ( More )

Lacrosse vs. Jackonville
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Sat
Mar
28
Admitted Students Day
A full and fun day for all admitted students! ( More )

Basics of QuickBooks
You will learn how to properly set up QuickBooks to fit your business needs and learn how to quickly and efficiently gain control over... ( More )

Sun
Mar
29
*Russia and Ukraine: Musical Cross-Influences. ODU...
Russia and Ukraine: Musical Cross-Influences. ODU Symphony Orchestra. Featuring Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 2 "Little Russian" and... ( More )

Tue
Mar
31
Free Planetarium Show at the Pretlow Planetarium
ODU's Pretlow Planetarium is happy to announce our new line-up for spring 2015. This season we will have educational movies playing every... ( More )

Restoring Public Trust: Ethics Reform in Virginia
Restoring Public Trust: Ethics Reform in Virginia, University Theatre. Sponsored by the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies'... ( More )

Wed
Apr
1
Presentation & Open Forum - Vice Provost Candidate
Dr. Mona Danner, a candidate for the Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Strategic Initiatives position, will give a short... ( More )

Kunzinger & Wynn read at ODU Virginia Beach
Bob Kunzinger and Toni Wynn will read from their latest books, FRAGMENTS and GROUND, respectively, with a reception to follow. ( More )

Thu
Apr
2
Adobe Day @ ODU
Representatives from Adobe will be on campus to discuss Adobe Creative Cloud and Acrobat. ( More )

Career Decisions, Your Values & You - RESCHEDULED...
Want to live comfortably with a good salary….but the helping professions are important to you, want to make a difference in society…. but... ( More )

Presentation & Open Forum - Vice Provost Candidate
Dr. Nadim Aziz, a candidate for the Vice Provost for Faculty Development and Strategic Initiatives position, will give a short presentation... ( More )

CMC Interviewing Tips Workshop - WebEx
Live Broadcast on Interview preparation! Learn the various types of interviews and questions you should expect and how to follow-up!... ( More )

Free Planetarium Shows at the Pretlow Planetarium
ODU's Pretlow Planetarium is happy to announce our new line-up for spring 2015. This season we will have educational movies playing every... ( More )

Fri
Apr
3
Health Sciences Interprofessional Day, April 3, 2015,...
The keynote speaker will be motivational speaker and author, Julia Fox Garrison. Ms. Garrison is the author of "Don't Leave Me This Way"... ( More )

Pretlow Planetarium's Bad Movie Night
The first Friday of every month, we will be showing old sci-fi films on the dome of the planetarium. The night will start with a pub-style... ( More )

 




 

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