February 27, 2014
The painstaking research process being undertaken by a group of ODU engineering students will be worth it when they show their results this spring on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., as part of a competition sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency.
From Sochi to ODU: Renowned Sportswriter, Author Christine Brennan to Speak for President's Lecture Series
Before the broadcast of the Winter Olympics closing ceremony Feb. 23, NBC aired a documentary to mark the 20th anniversary of the Nancy Kerrigan-Tonya Harding conflict that occurred prior to the 1994 Olympics. One of the voices adding depth to the documentary about the attack on Kerrigan was Christine Brennan, who will speak on campus March 4 for the President's Lecture Series.
Conference USA announced recently that President John R. Broderick will serve as vice chair of the C-USA's board of directors, effective immediately. The board is composed of university presidents from the 14 institutions that will hold membership in the conference as of July 1, 2014.
The Ross Sea, a major, biologically productive Antarctic ecosystem, will be extensively modified by climate change in the coming decades as rising temperatures and changing wind patterns create longer periods of ice-free open water and affect the life cycles of both predators and prey, according to a paper published by Virginia researchers.
To celebrate spring - and a carnival of learning resources - Old Dominion faculty, staff and students are invited to Mardi Gras @ Club Perry from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 4.
- 'Copyright/Copywrong' Is Topic for 'Connect with Colleagues' Panel Discussion
- Staff Dream Fund Application Deadline Extended to March 10
- Vice Provost Named President of Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences
- ODU Hosts 37th Annual Model United Nations Conference
- Lunafest - Films Made by, for and About Women - Returns to Campus March 3
- Twelfth Annual Graduate Research Conference Explores Global Challenges
The campus has seen a variety of activities in recent days - everything from "Lantern Night," ODU's first Asian community gathering and dinner, to "An Evening of Music and Medicine Education," a lecture-concert that spoke to the therapeutic effect of music on the body.
A Picture is Worth...
Philip Ndahi, an admissions tour guide, leads parents and prospective students on a walk to the Health Sciences Building following the University Scholars Day welcome session last Saturday in Webb Center. The program was for admitted freshmen who have been identified as high academic achievers.