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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, September 25, 2014

Visiting Experts Relay Ups and Downs of the Entrepreneurial Life

An audience of about 250, most of them students who raised their hands to declare that they plan someday to start a business, were told by a panel of entrepreneurs at Old Dominion University on Thursday that their paths to success are likely to be winding and riddled with potholes. Full Story

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ODU Football VS Middle Tenn., Sept. 26: Expect Traffic/Parking Impacts

On Friday, Sept. 26, the Old Dominion University football team will host the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at 8 p.m. at Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium. This game, which will be televised nationally, is expected to draw large crowds as well as impact traffic and parking on and around campus. Full Story

ODU Named 'With Distinction' to President’s Community Service Honor Roll

Old Dominion University was named this week to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The award marks the third consecutive time the University has been honored for its commitment to community engagement; however, this year the award was issued in the "With Distinction" category. Full Story

Gov. McAuliffe Appoints ODU Pres. Broderick to Offshore Wind Development Authority

Old Dominion University President John R. Broderick was recently appointed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority. McAuliffe made the announcement Friday afternoon along with several other appointments to his administration. Full Story

"Shark Tank" Veterans Speak to ODU Students as Part of Panel

Their experiences launching businesses are vastly different. But one thing unifies the participants in the Entrepreneurial Panel hosted by Old Dominion University on Tuesday - passion. Full Story

Shuiwang Ji Wins Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

Computational brain analytics is a field that promises in the near future to provide new understanding of how the brain functions, and a young computer scientist at Old Dominion University is poised to help lead this initiative. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

From Global Café Mexico to a Sigma Nu blood drive and a student vs. student computer chess match, there was much activity at ODU this week, including a bit more rain. Check out these campus "Slice of Life" photos by David Hollingsworth. Full Story

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Photo courtesy of Sentara Healthcare

Volunteers gathered recently at ODU's Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium to create a human ribbon for a "Get Pink with Sentara" event intended to raise breast cancer awareness.


Strome Entrepreneurial Center Dedication and Hall...
Strome Entrepreneurial Center Dedication and Hall of Fame Induction Thursday, September 25 Invitation Only Parking will be available in the... ( More )

President's Lecture Series Featuring Amy Cosper
September 25, 2014 President's Lecture Series featuring Amy Cosper, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief of Entrepreneur Magazine 7:00... ( More )

Student Produced Songs For A New World
Student Produced Songs For A New World Directed by Kristi Caras Accompaniment by Joe Ritchie Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert... ( More )

Ice Hockey Game
ODU vs. CNU ( More )

ODU Club Baseball
ODU vs. Longwood - Double Header 10:00 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. ( More )

Men's Rugby vs. Hampton Elite
ODU Men's Rugby vs. Hampton Elite ( More )

Women's Club Soccer Game
ODU Women's Club Soccer team vs. Virginia Commonwealth University ( More )

Women's Club Soccer Game
10:00 a.m. - ODU vs. William & Mary 12:00 p.m. William & Mary vs. Duke ( More )

ODU Baseball Club Game
ODU vs. Longwood ( More )

ODU Field Hockey vs JMU
Game Time: 1 pm ( More )

Safe Space Ally Training
The Safe Space committee has set Ally Training dates for the fall term. Any faculty, staff or graduate student who would like to learn... ( More )



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