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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Economic Forecasting Project Predicts Slower Growth for Hampton Roads in 2015

While a solid year of growth is expected for the national economy, Old Dominion University's Economic Forecasting Project is predicting the economy in Hampton Roads will grow at a slower rate in 2015 than it did last year. The annual forecasts, traditionally a respected, accurate harbinger of the year ahead for the region and the country, were delivered Wednesday, Jan. 28 in downtown Norfolk. Full Story

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Kawasaki Brings His High-Energy Technology Evangelism to ODU

Tech evangelist, author, venture capitalist and entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki will visit Old Dominion University on Wednesday, Feb. 18, participating in two events as part of ODU's celebration of its entrepreneurial spirit. Full Story

ODU Students Can Compete with VCU, U. of Richmond, in Energy Conservation

Old Dominion University students will have an opportunity in February to demonstrate their commitment to energy conservation, while taking on rival schools Virginia Commonwealth and the University of Richmond, in the ODU Energy Challenge. Full Story

Researcher Will Discuss Space-Based Sea Level Rise Observations

Isabella Velicogna, a researcher from the University of California-Irvine and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will visit Old Dominion University on Monday, Feb. 2 Full Story

ODU Football Coach Bobby Wilder among recipients of December Men of Quality Award

The Old Dominion University Women's Center recently named head football coach Bobby Wilder and student Tyler Burns as the latest award recipients in the ODU Man of Quality (MOQ) Campaign. Full Story

 

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Across Campus - A Photo Essay

In this week’s gallery, Old Dominion researchers Larry Weinstein and Tom Hartlove can be seen working on a project to repurpose a 20-year-old Large Acceptance Detector (LAD) that was used at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab), in Newport News. Once finished, the LAD which is part of the lab’s unique particle accelerator, known as the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF) will be returned for use in a new project. Photos by Chuck Thomas Full Story

 A Picture is Worth...

Photo by Chuck Thomas

Old Dominion is a university on the move. But not all the activity on campus relates to academics and student activities. A number of construction projects, in various stages of completion, are ongoing at this time on the main Norfolk campus. Here, construction crews can be seen installing infrastructure components for the new College of Education building being constructed at the corner of Hampton Boulevard and 43rd Street.

 Calendar

Thu
Jan
29
ODU Mens Basketball vs FIU
Game time to be announced. ( More )

MBB v. FIU*
*Denotes C-USA games. ( More )

Fri
Jan
30
Wrestling v. Ohio*
*Denotes MAC Match. ( More )

Sat
Jan
31
"The World Outside," works by Ryan Schneider and...
"The World Outside," works by Ryan Schneider and Matthew F Fisher January 24 - March 8 Brooklyn painters Matthew F Fisher and Ryan... ( More )

Jr. Monarch Club Free Tennis Clinic
The Junior Monarch Tennis Club is a FREE program aimed at growing the sport of tennis in the Hampton Roads area, while also allowing for... ( More )

MBB v. FAU*
*Denotes C-USA games. ( More )

ODU Mens Basketball vs FAU
Student free with ID Come Celebrate Big Blue's Birthday ( More )

Sun
Feb
1
"The World Outside," works by Ryan Schneider and...
"The World Outside," works by Ryan Schneider and Matthew F Fisher January 17 - March 8 Brooklyn painters Matthew F Fisher and Ryan... ( More )

Mon
Feb
2
Zotero from Scratch
Workshop: Ever wondered how to keep track of all of the resources you're finding? Zotero, an alternative to EndNote, is a reference... ( More )

Wed
Feb
4
"The World Outside," works by Ryan Schneider and...
"The World Outside," works by Ryan Schneider and Matthew F Fisher January 17 - March 8 Brooklyn painters Matthew F Fisher and Ryan... ( More )

Zotero Unleashed
Workshop: Already using Zotero? Come to this workshop to see how to break away from the web interface-learn to sync Zotero libraries,... ( More )

Women?????????s Climb Night
Bring your adventurous spirit and join us for a women only climb of the rock wall in a fun and friendly atmosphere. No experience... ( More )

Dear White People
Documents the lives of four black students at an Ivy League college. ( More )

 




 

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