April 24, 2014
The smiles, the laughter, the energy and the effort. It was all there Tuesday at ODU's fifth annual Little Feet Meet. Once again, Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium was transformed into a colorful field of dreams for children with disabilities.
Chris Dede, the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, will give the keynote address at the Center for Learning and Teaching's Faculty Summer Institute on Teaching and Learning, May 20-21 at Webb Center.
As the weather warms up (finally), the dedicated Monarchs for Monarchs crew is continuing its quest to make the campus and surrounding area friendlier turf for migrating monarch butterflies.
HACE will install officers for 2014-15 and present the HACE Staff Member and Rookie Staff Member of the Year awards at its 38th annual luncheon on May 14. ODU graduate Season Roberts, executive director of the Virginia Beach Court Appointed Special Advocates program, will be the guest speaker.
James V. Koch, ODU Board of Visitors Professor of Economics and President Emeritus, will be the guest speaker at a Friends of the Old Dominion University Libraries event on April 25, discussing his latest book, "The Caterpillar Way: Lessons in Leadership, Growth and Shareholder Value."
- ODU Featured in 2014 Edition of Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges
- Summer Employee Tuition Assistance Program Deadline Is May 1
- Engineering Team in EPA Event Develops 'Elevator Pitch' Video as Part of Competition
For Sydney Shelton, an ODU freshman from Northern Virginia majoring in biology, and Alex Johnson, a freshman from Chesapeake majoring in computer engineering, the Paws Fur Relief session with a therapy dog Tuesday at Webb Center offered just the stress relief they needed as they head toward spring semester final exams.
A Picture is Worth...
Azaleas all across the campus are in various stages of bloom this week, including this lavender variety, located across the Williamsburg Lawn from Rollins Hall. Chad Peevy, ODU grounds manager, estimates that the campus is home to more than 200 different types of flowering plants.