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February 6, 2014


Noffke Early Life Research Featured in Science News Magazine

An article in Science News magazine summarizing current research about early life on Earth focuses on the work of ODU geobiologist Nora Noffke. The article, "Life's Early Traces: New Finds Help Push Microbe Origins Beyond 3.5 Billion Years Ago," appeared online in late January and will be in the next print issue of the magazine in early February.

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NSU's Charles Ford to Speak on 60-Year Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education for Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month at ODU, Charles H. Ford will present "Sixty Years After Brown - The Triumphs and Tragedies of Public School Desegregation" Tuesday, Feb. 11. He is co-author of the book "Elusive Equality: Desegregation and Resegregation in Norfolk's Public Schools."


ODU Economic Forecasting Team Predicts Modest Growth for Region, Nation in 2014

Modest growth, both regionally and nationally, is predicted for 2014 by ODU's Economic Forecasting Project team. Economists Vinod Agarwal and Gary Wagner delivered the regional and national economic forecasts at the 2014 Economic Outlook Conference on Wednesday.


First Lady Kate Broderick Honored for Her Work in Office of Educational Accessibility

Students, faculty, staff and friends packed the Webb Center front lobby Tuesday evening to honor Kate Broderick, Old Dominion's first lady, on her departure from the Office of Educational Accessibility.


ODU Group Recognized as Outstanding Delegation at Ohio State Model UN Conference

Old Dominion's Model UN delegation took home three awards from the Model United Nations Conference at Ohio State University (MUNCOS), Jan. 25-26. This was ODU's first appearance at the OSU event.



Across Campus - A Photo Essay

The recent snowfall that temporarily shut down the university notwithstanding, the ODU campus has seen a variety of noteworthy events and activities over the past couple of weeks.

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto: David Hollingsworth

First lady Kate Broderick displays her Monarch football jersey, which was presented Tuesday evening by coach Bobby Wilder during a program honoring Broderick on her departure from the Office of Educational Accessibility. Pictured with her are three members from the ODU team (from left): quarterback Taylor Heinicke and graduates Craig Wilkins and Eddie McClam.


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