November 25, 2013
Professor Emeritus Paul Kirk, who died Nov. 16, was not only a respected botanist, but also an accomplished poet. An Elizabethan-style sonnet he wrote decades ago about autumnal coloration, "The Valley," is reprinted here, accompanied by some recent photos of ODU's fall foliage.
Virginia Commerce and Trade Secretary Jim Cheng brought word of new Chinese investments in the state's economy during a talk Wednesday evening that launched the ODU Confucius Institute's Great Discussion lecture series.
Provost Carol Simpson and SEES Vice President Ellen Neufeldt, co-chairs of the Steering Committee for ODU's 2014-19 Strategic Plan, will hold an initial open forum to present progress on the plan from 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6.
Mallory Shurtz, executive administrative assistant in the athletic department, was honored on Thursday as Old Dominion's Employee of the Month for November.
- ODU Center for Global Health Hosts Two Events During International Education Week
- Biology Professor Emeritus Paul Kirk Dies
- ODU's Gheorghe an Invited Guest Speaker at International Conference on Global Security Issues
- Major League Baseball VP Visits with Sport Management Students
A Picture is Worth...
Micah Davis, a junior music production major from Newport News, performs outside Webb Center last Wednesday. Davis says that when he's doing music, he refers to himself as Masego Music. Also pictured is fellow ODU student Terrell Mizell. Davis was being filmed for a documentary by the organization Strive and Grind. To see a video of him performing, go to Youtube.com/Kingzkid24.