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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, February 16, 2017

Breakthrough with Mason Bees Inspires ODU's Lisa Horth to Push Frontiers of Pollination Research

Lisa Horth has proven scientifically that introducing native Mason bees to fruit farms results in a larger, more symmetrical berry. Now the ODU biologist's research is buzzing. Full Story

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Monarchs Making Smithsonian Roadtrip to See Nat Turner Bible

A Bible formerly belonging to slave rebellion leader Nat Turner is in the Smithsonian, thanks to a donation by an ODU adjunct faculty member. Full Story

ODU's Tim Anderson Granted Access to Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Archives

The ODU music scholar will analyze post-disco dance music of the Sire Records archives for counter-cultural themes to give voice to issues like the AIDS crisis. Full Story

ODU's Covi Joins VIMS Researcher, Talking Sea Level Rise, at the next Science Pubs Event Feb. 15

The informal, science-themed gathering will be held at Oozlefinch Craft Brewery at Fort Monroe. Full Story

Geography Professor Justin Friberg Remembered for his Compassion for Students, Environmental Conscience

The retired ODU geography professor died Feb. 2. He was 77. Full Story

ODU to Host Fifth Annual STEM Day for South Hampton Roads Elementary Students

Old Dominion's Student Virginia Education Association chapter, the Darden College of Education and MonarchTeach are hosting the University's fifth annual STEM Day on Feb 18. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

This week's gallery features the Arthur and Phyllis Kaplan Orchid Conservatory, a $2.1 million structure with nearly 3,000 square feet of greenhouse space that houses the orchid collection of late Norfolk physician Arthur Kaplan. It is the largest orchid collection in the coastal Virginia region. Photos Chuck Thomas Full Story

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Photo by Chuck Thomas

Katie Levan is pictured as she considers international study opportunities during the Study Abroad Fair that was held in Webb Center on Feb. 7. Derek Cracker, a study abroad advisor who works for an outside agency, helps Levan find a program that fits her degree.


"Prisons of the Forgotten: King on Ghettos and...
Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs Lecture by Tommie Shelby, Caldwell Titcomb Professor of African and African American Studies and... ( More )

Time Flies: An Immersive Performance Event
Created by Jenifer Alonzo. Immerse yourself in the luxury of endless time to breathe. Relax. Hear a story. Feel time disappear. Tickets:... ( More )

Landscapes of the Collector: The Best of the...
This exhibition follows the lifetime of collecting by Baron and Ellin Gordon. On display will be the most important works collected by the... ( More )

Continuum: Works by Anne Smith, Melissa Hill and...
Continuum is an exhibition of drawings, sculpture and site-specific installations in which artists Anne Smith, Melissa Hill and Sarah Irvin... ( More )

Biological Sciences Weekly Seminar
"From Mullet to Marlin: Fishy Work at the International Game Fish Association" by Jason Schratwieser, Conservation Director of the... ( More )

*ODU Wind Ensemble Concert
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Music Department Entrance Auditions
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Computer Recycling Event
ISPMP is accepting your old computers for recycling in collaboration with Computers4StudentSuccess. Computers that are turned in will... ( More )

Summer Study Abroad in Ireland - Information Session
Interested in studying in Ireland this summer? Stop by this information session to learn about Maynooth... ( More )

Study Abroad General Information Session
See the world! Earn credits! Study Abroad! Interested in studying abroad? The first step is to attend one of our... ( More )

CBE Seminar - Sarah Nelson, CBE
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