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July 17, 2014

International Association of Maritime Economists 2014 Conference

Port Experts Doubt Panama Canal Expansion Will Be 'Game Changer'

The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be "a game changer" for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Port of Virginia, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16.

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ODU's Shaomin Li Studies Parking Behavior as Economic Predictor

That guy in the SUV who backed into his spot in the parking garage and blocked your visibility may make you angry. But did you know parking behavior can be a predictor of economic performance? That's the unique and groundbreaking findings of a new study by Shaomin Li, Eminent Scholar and professor of international business in Old Dominion University's Strome College of Business.

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Innovative MonarchTeach Program is on Path to Success

Old Dominion University's MonarchTeach initiative isn't scheduled to graduate its first student until 2017; however, the innovative collaborative effort between the Darden College of Education and College of Sciences is already showing signs of success.

Authors of new volume 'Pathways to Public Relations: Histories of Practice and Profession '

St. John's Latest Book Covers the History of Public Relations

Burton St. John III, associate professor of communication in Old Dominion University's College of Arts and Letters, joined with historians from around the world to celebrate the arrival of his fourth book in the last five years, "Pathways to Public Relations: Histories of Practice and Profession."

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Music Department's Lee Teply Dies

Lee Teply, who taught music history and music theory at Old Dominion University and was widely known as the founder of the early instruments ensemble Collegium Musicum and director of the Madrigal Singers, died Sunday, July 13, in Norfolk.


Provost's Ice Cream Social

Across Campus - A Photo Essay

Nothing screams summer like a good old fashioned ice cream social. Here, members of ODU's Faculty Emeriti Association - a social organization for retired faculty members - are seen enjoying the camaraderie of an ice cream social hosted July 11 by Provost Carol Simpson at the Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries.

Photos by David Hollingsworth.

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto: David Hollingsworth

Old Dominion University's close proximity to the Elizabeth River and its tributaries provides ample opportunities for anyone - from the casual observer to ardent bird watcher - to catch a glimpse of various species of waterfowl, such as this Great Egret which was photographed behind the ODU Sailing Center on a recent afternoon.


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