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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Construction to Begin on Barry Art Museum, a Showcase for Glass Art

The Barry Art Museum, set to open in the fall of 2018, will showcase sculptures that document the rise of the American glass art movement and will enhance Norfolk's growing international reputation as a fine arts destination. Full Story

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Innovative Collaboration Between ODU and Norfolk Police Will Analyze 'Procedural Justice' Protocols

Mengyan Dai, associate professor of sociology and criminal justice, received a grant of nearly $400,000 in late 2016 from the National Institute of Justice to examine its impact on interactions between police and citizens. Full Story

Joint ROTC Commissioning Will Honor 41 New Officers

A total of 41 new officers, hailing from 12 states, as well as Ukraine, Cuba and the Philippines, will be recognized May 5 during the spring commissioning ceremony. Full Story

Graduating Researcher's Work Explores African-American Crowdsourcing Then and Now

Tracey Vaughn's research compares contemporary use of social media to the "Negro Motorist Green Book" that was first published in 1936. Full Story

Federal Regulation Changes Spur Online Privacy Concerns: What You Need to Know

Virtual private networks (VPNs) are experiencing a surge in interest after a set of federal regulations meant to stop internet service providers (ISPs) from selling and collecting data from customers without permission was recently overturned by Congress. Full Story

Spring 2017 Diversity Champions Named

Twelve members of the Old Dominion University community were recently presented with President John R. Broderick Diversity Champion Awards, for the spring 2017 semester, in recognition of their commitment to advancing the University's values of diversity, inclusion and equity. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

More than 400 students, staff and faculty members representing 14 universities in three states participated in the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2017 Virginias' conference. The Concrete Canoe Competition, an annual event at Old Dominion University, tests students' technical skills in design, construction and operating canoes made from concrete. Photos David B. Hollingsworth Full Story

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Photo Elyse Penn

The Kappa Gamma Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, is pictured as 24 new members are presented at the Spring 2017 "The Ivy Resurgence" probate on the steps of Webb Center.



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