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December 5, 2013


Across Campus: A Photo Essay

Following a late-month Thanksgiving holiday, the fall semester will be winding down soon. Pictured here are images taken just before and after the holiday break.

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Strategic Plan Group to Present Findings, Solicit Feedback at Dec. 6 Forum

Provost Carol Simpson and SEES Vice President Ellen Neufeldt, co-chairs of the Steering Committee for ODU's 2014-19 Strategic Plan, will hold an initial open forum to present progress on the plan from 3-4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6.


Video Explains Noffke's Earliest Life Research

The research of Old Dominion geobiologist Nora Noffke indicating that life existed on earth 3.48 billion years ago is featured in a video report on YouTube. The video is the work of the ODU marketing and communication office.


Candidates for Dean of Education to Give Presentations at Open Forums

Three candidates have been invited to campus to interview for the position of dean of the Darden College of Education: Thomas Ward, Larry Daniel and Jane Bray.


'Boot Camp' Research Aims to Improve Health Habits

Students at Old Dominion who have resolved to get into better physical shape in 2014 might want to contact Gabrielle D'Lima, an award-winning doctoral student in applied experimental psychology at ODU who has innovative ideas about how to prompt people to make better decisions involving their health.

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto: Steve Daniel

The Ted was rockin' Wednesday when the Lady Monarchs hosted the annual Education Day game. A record crowd of more than 6,000 youngsters from Norfolk Public Schools filled the arena, screaming their lungs out for the home team in its game against UMass-Lowell. Students from 31 elementary schools and Madison Alternative School attended the event, an annual holiday tradition on the Lady Monarchs' schedule. The Education Day game is designed to showcase the university - and the women's basketball team - to young students in the area. Students from Larchmont Elementary sang the national anthem before the game.


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