ODU graduates Elaine Luria and Robert Blondin didn't become mermaid entrepreneurs because of fairy tales or magic. Instead, it happened because they tried to solve a problem.
ODU Governor's Race Poll: Republican Cuccinelli Out of Step with Virginia Electorate on Major Issues
A statewide poll released Wednesday, Oct. 23, by the ODU Social Science Research Center shows Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe with a significant lead over Republican Ken Cuccinelli in the race for Virginia governor.
For the first time in 11 years, ODU's Pumpkin Drop, which is always held on the last Thursday of October, will hit on Halloween. Expect especially shrill whistles from pumpkins plunging nine stories to their fate. Expect especially violent endings for the pumpkins that don't survive the fall.
Peter Bernath, chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Old Dominion, was among the honored guests when scientists and government and industry partners hosted a special media event on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at the University of Toronto to celebrate a decade of success for Canada's Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE)/SCISAT satellite mission.
In recognition of Open Access Week, the ODU Libraries, in partnership with the Office of Academic Affairs, will host a lecture by Kimberly M. Bonner on "Scholarly Publishing Agreements: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You, Your University and Your Peers." The program will be from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Oct. 31 in Perry Library.
- Faculty Can Learn About Latest Teaching Methods, Technologies at CLT's teachFAIR
- Women's Caucus Sponsoring Talk on Affordable Care Act by Former State Health Commissioner
- Darden College's Remley and Wood Lead Career Counseling Study Abroad Institute in Italy
- Get a Crash Course in Chinese Culture
- 'Agnes and Friends' Oct. 28 Concert Canceled
From hair-raising experiences at the annual Physics Open House to passionate debate at the Model U.N. Conference, activities on campus were vast and varied over the past week.
A Picture is Worth...
Professor Jishan He, former president and now honorary president of Central South University, Changsha, Hunan, China, presents a gift to Old Dominion Provost Carol Simpson during an Oct. 18 visit to campus. He led a delegation of three professors from Central South University who are interested in developing exchange and collaborative work between their institution and ODU. Central South is among the largest universities in China. Currently, it has more than 33,000 full-time undergraduates, 12,000 graduate students and approximately 1,000 international students. The calligraphy on the scroll presented to Simpson was done by Professor He.