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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, October 23, 2014

Service Learning Project Brings Environmental Sciences Students Outside to Support Monarchs for Monarchs Program

Students have really dug into their studies this week in Tatyana Lobova's Environmental Sciences course, and in the process, given a boost to Old Dominion University's innovative Monarchs for Monarchs project. Full Story

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ODU to Host Fear 2 Freedom Public Service Event to Support Victims of Sexual Abuse

Old Dominion University, in conjunction with the upcoming public service week, will join with the non-profit organization Fear 2 Freedom on Oct. 28 to assemble sexual abuse recovery kits to be distributed at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Full Story

ODU’s Blake Bailey to Read from his Memoir during David Sedaris Sandler Center Performance

Old Dominion University professor, and critically acclaimed writer, Blake Bailey will join author and humorist David Sedaris for an on-stage reading Oct. 25 at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. Full Story

Old Dominion to Sign MOU with Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division

Old Dominion University will host the commanding officer of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division on Tuesday, Oct. 28, when a memorandum of understanding and education partner agreement will be signed. Full Story

Confucius Institute’s 2014 Great Discussion Series Lecture Features Former U.S. Ambassador to China

An audience of more than 200 people attended the Confucius Institute at Old Dominion University's 2014 Great Discussion Series lecture Tuesday evening to hear retired U.S. Navy Admiral Joseph W. Prueher, the former U.S. ambassador to the People's Republic of China, share his reflections on the Asian nation. Full Story


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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

The Old Dominion University Opera and Symphony Orchestra recently held a dress rehearsal for its upcoming presentation of "Cosi Fan Tutte" - Mozart's timeless comedy about love and fidelity. The opera, which is set in 18th century Naples, involves a wager between two young military officers about whether their fiancées will resist temptation and be faithful. Full Story

 A Picture is Worth...

Photo by Chuck Thomas

With construction recently completed at the F. Ludwig Diehn Center for the Performing Arts, the Barry Arts Building and the Systems Research and Academic Building, it doesn't take a particularly astute observer to notice Old Dominion University is on the grow. And there is more to come. Here, a construction worker maneuvers a precast wall section at the second phase of the James A. Hixon Art Studio and Annex.


The University at the Boundaries of Knowledgec
Together with the sponsorship of ODU's College of Arts and Letters, the Humanities Institute, the Office of the Provost, the Honors... ( More )

The Postcolonial Research Group Roundtable
The group will explore geopolitical issues our world is facing and where we can take action to make a difference. This event will also be... ( More )

The University at the Boundaries of Knowledgec
A keynote speech by Dr. Young in BAL's auditorium. Dr. Young will speak about how knowledge is made at the margins-critical as the... ( More )

Opera: Così fan tutte
Opera: Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte ( More )

Opera: Così fan tutte
Opera: Così fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte ( More )

This Fair allows faculty and teaching assistants to explore innovative teaching tips and tools used by ODU to enhance the classroom... ( More )



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