April 21, 2014
Spring is in the air, on the vine and at the ballpark at ODU. And although our early taste of warm spring weather abandoned us for much of last week, the usual seasonal activities and floral growth continued to be in evidence throughout the campus. The good news is that warmer weather is promised for the week ahead.
The experimental nutrient extraction process for algae fuel has been tested and verified. The value of creating a "closed loop" process to develop biofuels from algae has been demonstrated. The team of eight ODU engineering students has submitted a report with its findings. Now all that's left is to demonstrate the year of hard work at the Environmental Protection Agency's P3 (People, Prosperity and the Planet) competition on the National Mall.
Old Dominion's Improving Disciplinary Writing (IDW) initiative, led by Remica Bingham-Risher, has announced the awarding of four action projects for the 2014-15 academic year. Total funding for the projects is $78,334.
The I. Sherman Green Chorale, the Diehn Chorale of Old Dominion University, the Schola Cantorum and the Eastern Virginia Brass will join their talents April 28 at Norfolk's Attucks Theatre for "Remember and Rejoice," a sesquicentennial musical commemoration of the Civil War with a world premiere work by ODU's Adolphus Hailstork.
- Recycling Department Offers Free Paper Shredding on Tuesday, Electronic Recycling on Friday
- Board of Visitors to Meet April 24
- ODU's Constant Center Will Host 8th Annual Taste of India Festival April 27
- Modeling and Simulation on Display at VMASC Open House
- University Program to Donate Students' Unwanted Items to Charity
A Picture is Worth...
Jin Hailstork (left), executive director of the Confucius Institute at Old Dominion (CIODU), chats with Jennifer Carson, coordinator of K-12 World Languages for Virginia Beach City Public Schools, at a reception and media exhibition for educators. The institute hosted the event April 10 at the Kornblau Alumni Center.