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August 21, 2014

President John R. Broderick, State of the University

President John Broderick Lays Out Vision for the 2014-15 School Year in his State of the University Address

Old Dominion University President John R. Broderick highlighted achievements in research collaboration, student achievement, cooperation with the military community and enterprise innovation during his seventh State of the University Address on Tuesday, Aug. 19.

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Entsminger Fellows

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.

Director of Public Safety, Rhonda Harris

ODU Police Demonstrate New LiveSafe App Launched On Campus

Old Dominion University Police Chief Rhonda Harris conducted a media demonstration Friday morning of LiveSafe, an innovative new mobile app launched Thursday, Aug. 15.

Kate Broderick Faculty Award for Excellence in Promoting Educational Ac

History Prof Annette Finley-Croswhite Recipient of Inaugural Kate Broderick Faculty Award

Old Dominion University History Professor Annette Finley-Croswhite was recently named the first recipient of the Kate Broderick Faculty Award for Excellence in Promoting Educational Accessibility.


New Director of ODU's Naval Engineering and Marine Systems Institute Has a Multi-Generational Love Of the Sea

When an opportunity arose to come back to ODU in 2012, Michaeli was eager to use her experience and passion for naval architecture and marine engineering in the creation of the Naval Engineering and Marine Systems Institute.



Across Campus - A Photo Essay

It's almost time to bid farewell to summer, but not just yet. As they prepare for the start of a new semester, returning faculty members were treated Wednesday to a "picnic" event at the Webb Student Center that featured an abundant spread of food and beverages, live music and plenty of socializing. Welcome back everyone! Photos by Chuck Thomas

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto by Chuck Thomas

As ODU gears up for the coming fall semester, much activity can be observed around campus, including the installation of more than 1,060 state-of-the-art safety cameras at various locations including residence halls, parking lots and other public spaces. The cameras are part of a broad strategy designed to provide multiple layers of protection for the well-being of students, faculty and staff as well as other valued members of our campus community. Here, Trevor Alexander, Sr., an information technology major, is focusing one of the new security cameras recently installed at Koch Hall.


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