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2014 Life in Hampton Roads Survey, Part 4: Tolls and Traffic

Every day, multitudes of drivers traverse the 11 bridges and five tunnels in the Hampton Roads area, commuting for work, family and other activities. Some sit in traffic, some pay tolls, almost all have opinions about the regional transportation infrastructure. The 2014 Life in Hampton Roads Survey collected their views in part four of the five-day series: “The Changing Transportation Picture: Tolls and Traffic.” ( More )

ODU Entsminger Fellows Lead the Charge for Entrepreneurship

When Old Dominion University launched its entrepreneurial initiative this year, sparked by an $11 million donation by alumnus Mark Strome and his wife Tammy, the idea was for a culture to develop campus-wide to nurture business entrepreneurs. In order for that entrepreneurial ecosystem to flourish, it needed leaders across campus. Thanks to a donation by alumnus Lee Entsminger, six faculty members — representing four different ODU colleges — are ready to lead the charge for entrepreneurship. ( More )

Math Video Is a Showcase for John Adam's Dry Humor

It is a stretch to compare Old Dominion University mathematician John Adam to comedian Peter Sellers, but when you view Adam’s new YouTube video “Common Algebraic Errors,” you just may think of the savant Chance the Gardener, the role Sellers plays in in the 1979 movie “Being There.” ( More )