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July 24, 2014

Those associated with ODU’s Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Initiative no doubt paid close attention to the local flooding conditions that resulted from last week’s rain. Here, water from the Lafayette River inlet behind Rogers Hall begins to enter the parking lot Thursday afternoon. Photo by Steve Daniel

ODU Researchers Find New Evidence of Accelerated Flooding

Researchers at Old Dominion University have discovered a trend of sea level rise in their new study of flooding events on the Atlantic coast of the United States over the past four decades.

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Ben Hamlington

Manmade Climate Change Causing Sea Level Rise in Philippines, Northeast Australia

A sophisticated new analysis of long-term sea level trends in the western tropical Pacific (WTP) Ocean indicates that climate change caused by humans is responsible for rising waters in the Philippines and northeast Australia, and that this rise will continue in the near future.

VA Attorney General Mark Herring Visit

VA Attorney General Briefed on ODU Research Initiatives during Campus Visit

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring visited Old Dominion University Wednesday morning and was briefed on two of the university's main research initiatives: climate change/sea level rise and bioelectrics.

Kimberly Adams Tufts

Kimberly Adams Tufts Named New College of Health Sciences Assistant Dean for Inter-professional Education

Kimberly Adams Tufts, associate professor of nursing, has been appointed assistant dean for Interprofessional Education (IPE) in Old Dominion University's College of Health Sciences (COHS).

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ODU Unveils New Modeling and Simulation Certificate Program for Navy Personnel

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, July 21, marked the unveiling of a new certificate in modeling and simulation (M&S) from Old Dominion University developed specially for Navy personnel in support of NAVAIR University, College of Test and Evaluation School of Modeling and Simulation in Maryland.

Geoffrey Krafft

ODU Doctoral Graduate Succeeds His Mentor in JLab Post

Mike Spata, who received a Ph.D. in accelerator physics from Old Dominion University in 2012, has been appointed director of the Center for Advanced Studies of Accelerators (CASA) at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility in Newport News.



Across Campus - A Photo Essay

Old Dominion University hosts a slew of popular summer camps designed to educate and inspire youth in a variety of academic and extracurricular endeavors. In these photos, ODU's Bob Ash, professor and eminent scholar in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, leads a group of campers in an exercise flying balsam wood airplanes on Kaufman Mall to see who could reach maximum flight. Photos by David Hollingsworth.

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto: Ericha Forest

The summer heat may be blistering, but these Crape Myrtles lining a sidewalk outside Koch Hall don't seem bothered. While some plants wilt under the high temperatures, the trees are bursting with pink and white blooms that harken to the cooler days of spring.


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