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August 7, 2014

Physics Grant Recipients Jay Van Orden, Sebastian Kuhn and Lawrence Weinstein

Beam Time Boom at JLab for ODU Nuclear Physicists

Time is money, as the saying goes, or, by extension, time is opportunity. That's how six experimental nuclear physicists at Old Dominion University are interpreting it.

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Sue Mitchell

A Glimpse Into Old Dominion's Past Found in Webb Center

An old filing cabinet provided an unexpected glimpse into this school's early days, when what would become Webb University Center was still an idea being considered by a growing Old Dominion College

Jodi Gidley

Board of Visitors Member Jodi Gidley Passed Away July 31

Old Dominion University Board of Visitors member Jodi S. Gidley passed away July 31 in Virginia Beach. She was a valued member of the board since July 1, 2013.

VA Attorney General Mark Herring Visit

Attorney General Herring Speaking at Blue Planet Forum

The Honorable Mark Herring, attorney general of Virginia, will be the speaker in the Blue Planet Forum: Exploring the Bay and Beyond environmental lecture series at Old Dominion University Wednesday, August 27.

Rafael Diaz and Joshua Behr

VMASC Researchers Write Journal Article About Quest for M&S Standards

Two faculty members at Old Dominion University's Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center have authored an article in the prestigious journal Simulation about the tug-of-war that exists around the creation of standards for the discipline.

Richard Bland MOU Signing

Transfer Agreement Provides Richard Bland College Undergrads Access to ODU Degree Programs

A transfer agreement signed Aug. 5 by the presidents of Old Dominion University and Richard Bland College of William & Mary, which is a two-year public institution in Petersburg, offers students at RBC a seamless way to move on to ODU to earn baccalaureate degrees.



Across Campus - A Photo Essay

How well do you know the picturesque sights around ODU's campus? Test your knowledge here by identifying the location of these roses and an artistically-rendered bird house. SPOILER: The flowers are located in an outdoor courtyard at the Webb Student Center and the bird house is one of several perched in Crape Myrtle trees between Constant Hall and the Visual Arts Building. Photos by Chuck Thomas

A Picture is Worth...

APicturePhoto: Chuck Thomas

During the annual Urban Youth Camp Academy at ODU, children from the Life Enrichment Center, in Norfolk, reach for flying rice puffs created by static electricity from a Van de Graaff generator that was being demonstrated by Justin R. Mason, a research and lab specialist in ODU's physics department.


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