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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, August 21, 2014

President John Broderick Lays Out Vision for the 2014-15 School Year in his State of the University Address

Old Dominion University President John R. Broderick highlighted achievements in research collaboration, student achievement, cooperation with the military community and enterprise innovation during his seventh State of the University Address on Tuesday, Aug. 19. Full Story

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ODU Entsminger Fellows Lead the Charge for Entrepreneurship

When Old Dominion University launched its entrepreneurial initiative this year, sparked by an $11 million donation by alumnus Mark Strome and his wife Tammy, the idea was for a culture to develop campus-wide to nurture business entrepreneurs. Full Story

ODU Police Demonstrate New LiveSafe App Launched On Campus

Old Dominion University Police Chief Rhonda Harris conducted a media demonstration Friday morning of LiveSafe, an innovative new mobile app launched Thursday, Aug. 15. Full Story

History Prof Annette Finley-Croswhite Recipient of Inaugural Kate Broderick Faculty Award

Old Dominion University's MonarchTeach initiative isn't scheduled to graduate its first student until 2017; however, the innovative collaborative effort between the Darden College of Education and College of Sciences is already showing signs of success. Full Story

New Director of ODU's Naval Engineering and Marine Systems Institute Has a Multi-Generational Love Of the Sea

When an opportunity arose to come back to ODU in 2012, Michaeli was eager to use her experience and passion for naval architecture and marine engineering in the creation of the Naval Engineering and Marine Systems Institute. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

Itís almost time to bid farewell to summer, but not just yet. As they prepare for the start of a new semester, returning faculty members were treated Wednesday to a "picnic" event at the Webb Student Center that featured an abundant spread of food and beverages, live music and plenty of socializing. Welcome back everyone! Photos by Chuck Thomas Full Story

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Photo by Chuck Thomas

As ODU gears up for the coming fall semester, much activity can be observed around campus, including the installation of more than 1,060 state-of-the-art safety cameras at various locations including residence halls, parking lots and other public spaces. The cameras are part of a broad strategy designed to provide multiple layers of protection for the well-being of students, faculty and staff as well as other valued members of our campus community. Here, Trevor Alexander, Sr., an information technology major, is focusing one of the new security cameras recently installed at Koch Hall.


New Adjunct Faculty Orientation
Registration, Reception & Service Fair will begin at 3:30 p.m. Orientation will begin at 4:30 p.m. Parking is available in Parking Garage "B"... ( More )

Showing in MGB 102 Friday, August 22, 2014 @ 8 pm Saturday, April 23, 2014 @ 8 pm Free Admission to ODU Students Sponsored by:... ( More )

2014 ODU Engineering State of the College Address
Please join Dean Oktay Baysal and ODU Engineering as he presents his 2014 State of the College Address. ( More )

Aloha ODU
Kick of the School year with the Student Activities Council, and enjoy Hawaiian themes novelties, Hawaiian music, bingo, and meet and... ( More )

Fall classes begin
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Your official welcome to ODU from the University President, faculty, and staff. Please wear professional attire to this ceremony (No... ( More )

Beach Bash
We are hosting our first social event of the year to welcome everyone to campus! There will be free food, outdoor games, and a... ( More )

Monarch Welcome RecFest
SAC and the SRC would like to welcome students to ODU in a big way! Visit the Monarch Welcome RecFest August 23rd at 4PM foor all sorts... ( More )

Women's Equality Day
Celebrate the anniversary of women winning the right to vote get information about registering to vote, the Women's Center and enjoy... ( More )

Recruitment Kickoff
Please join us for live music, tons of free giveaways, and a chance to meet guys from the 14 IFC Fraternities at Old Dominion... ( More )

Turn Up Blue
Office of Intercultural Relations: Open House Explore ODU'S dynamic and diverse community Engage globally Elevate your voice to... ( More )

U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting
U.S. Marine Corps recruiters will share information about their organization and opportunities. ( More )



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