Space ... the final frontier for Old Dominion University. The school has grown in size and scope at such a dramatic rate that where else except outer space could ODU celebrate its 2013 Homecoming? "ODUniverse - Journey to the Blue Galaxy" is the theme of this year's Homecoming Week celebrations, scheduled for Sept. 30 to Oct. 6.
Old Dominion Chief Operating Officer David Harnage unveiled the university's proposed Campus Master Plan Sept. 20 at a faculty open forum, the first in a series of presentations to the campus and surrounding communities that are designed both to inform and solicit feedback.
ODU's Founders' Day luncheon, a tradition on the campus since 1987, will include the presentation of several awards this year, including the new Monarch Legacy Award, which will go to four recent graduates.
ODU online bachelor's degree programs in psychology, human services and nursing, and master's degree program in nursing have been included in Best Buy lists compiled by Get Educated, a consumer advocacy service for online college students.
Experts in the study of the port and maritime industry from around the world will descend on Norfolk next summer, as Old Dominion hosts the International Association of Marine Economists Conference, July 15-18.
- ODU History Prof to Share Experiences from Study Abroad Course on Holocaust
- Journalist and Author Charles Fishman Shares Concerns About Future of Water with Economics Club
- Study Abroad Fair Set for Oct. 1 in Webb Center
- Board of Visitors to Meet Sept. 26
The fall semester calendar has been a busy one during the first month of school, and many more activities, including Homecoming and Founders' Day, are on the way. Among recent events on campus were the annual Alzheimer's Walk, the Hispanic Heritage Month celebration dinner and a Global Café program featuring Puerto Rico.
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Ryan Mackem, a junior business major, registers for the Alzheimer's Walk around campus on Thursday. The annual event, which drew hundreds of participants, supports the Alzheimer's Disease Foundation.