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February 20, 2014


ODU's Kaplan Conservatory Lends Orchids for Norfolk Botanical Garden Display

Orchids selected from the Arthur and Phyllis Kaplan Orchid Conservatory and Research Greenhouse at ODU will be on loan through March 30 to the Norfolk Botanical Garden.

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Inaugural Winners of University Distinguished Teacher Award Announced

Betsy S. Kennedy (Recreation and Tourism Studies), Terry Kubichan (Accounting) and Nathan Luetke (Engineering Technology) are the first winners of the new University Distinguished Teacher Award. They will be recognized at the annual Faculty Awards and Retirement Dinner on May 6.


ODU, Sentara Hosting 'An Evening of Music and Medicine Education' Feb. 25

Music has shown to have a therapeutic effect on the body. Scientific research has proven that the body benefits when music is played. Those facts will be illustrated in both music and word Feb. 25 when ODU and Sentara Music and Medicine Center, Sentara Neurosciences Institute, present "An Evening of Music and Medicine Education."


VP for Research Candidates to Give Presentations at Open Forums

ODU's Sheri Colberg-Ochs, well-known researcher on diabetes and exercise, is the co-author of a new book, "The Diabetes Breakthrough: A Scientifically Proven Plan to Lose Weight and Cut Medications."


Former Governor Shares Thoughts on Achieving True Equality in Black History Month Address

While he takes tremendous pride in being the first African American elected governor in United States history, Douglas Wilder was even prouder when the country's second African American elected governor, Deval Patrick, took office as chief executive of Massachusetts in 2007.



Across Campus - A Photo Essay

Spring-like temperatures Tuesday and Wednesday received a warm welcome from members of the campus community, prompting outdoor activities of all sorts.


ODU Graduate Toykea Jones Tapped as Speaker for University Scholars Day

Admitted ODU freshmen identified as academic achievers will visit the campus Saturday, Feb. 22, for University Scholars Day, and hear words of inspiration from a woman who was in their shoes just 15 years ago.

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto: David Hollingsworth

A recruiter from Caroline County Public Schools speaks with an Old Dominion student during the Teacher Recruitment Fair Tuesday morning at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. Cities and counties throughout the state participated in the event.


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