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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, April 30, 2015

"Humble" Student Astronomer Finds His Passion In The Stars

Josh Frechem gazes into the night sky through the telescope mounted in his Chesapeake backyard and wonders why everyone isn't as fascinated as him. Full Story

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ODU Wrestler Tristan Warner a Star on the Mat, and in the Classroom

A faint nod and smile of recognition comes from Tristan Warner while the question is still being articulated. Yes, wrestlers are nuts. But Warner is far more than a star athlete. Full Story

Dental Hygiene Graduate/Navy SEAL Widow has ‘Unique Purpose’

Dental Hygiene graduate Rhonda Lucas has balanced school with the challenges of being a military widow. Full Story

Honors Graduate is Driven by Late Mother’s Example

Women's Studies graduate Skylar Wynn raises money and serves to honor her late mother.
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Her Mother's Inspiration Drove Graduate to Succeed, Give Back

Katie Robinson is graduating at May's Commencement, carrying memories of her mother Carol, who died of cancer in 2014 Full Story

ODU to Graduate First Class of Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. Students

Old Dominion is helping contribute new minds to the collective body of scholarship into biomedical engineering, graduating its first class of Ph.D. students in the new academic discipline. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

This week's gallery features images from the 9th Annual Taste of India festival which was held April 26 at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. Attendees at the event, which featured a mix of centuries-old heritage and modern Indian culture, were treated to Bollywood music, ethnic Indian food, a children's carnival, vendors and even a wedding demonstration. Photos by David Hollingsworth Full Story

 A Picture is Worth...

Chuck Thomas

No, they're not waiting to be shipped home. But there is an interesting sense of humor at work in this week's feature photo. Pictured left to right are students Martha Martin, Cara Sentlinger and Jacquelyn Ryman who gathered recently on Kaufmann Mall to celebrate Jacquelyn's birthday with a "boxed lunch" (get it?).


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 )

St. Jude Dream home Giveaway Ticket Office Volunteer
The St. Jude Dream home Giveaway campaign is happening now. We have opportunities in our ticket office and our open house. We are... ( More )

Baseball vs. FIU
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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 )

Baseball vs. FIU
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Holocaust Commission Student Visual Arts Exhibit at...
The Holocaust Commission's 13th Annual Visual Arts Competition for Students is free and open to the public. ( More )

Faculty Awards
May 5 Faculty Awards 5:30 p.m. at North Cafeteria of Webb Center. Contact Son Nguyen for more information: snguyen@odu.edu ( More )

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn
Please join the faculty of the BCET EMSE department on May 6, Wednesday, 12-1 PM, as our graduate students introduce themselves and... ( More )

Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremonies
May 8 and May 9 Commencement Ceremonies Ted Constant Center. Contact Son Nguyen for more information: snguyen@odu.edu ( More )

Baseball vs LA Tech
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