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March 17, 2014

Jaimie Phillips

Art Student’s Murals Capture Regal Look of ODU’s Real-life Mascot

While many students got away for spring break, Jaimie Phillips spent much of her time on campus in the library. But not to get ahead on her reading for classes. Since late February, the senior fine arts major has been painting two murals on the third floor of Perry Library. And in a few more days, patrons will be greeted by a new Monarch addition to the ODU community.


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Business Professor Samuel Coppage Remembered Fondly By Colleagues, Students

Samuel Coppage, associate professor of information technology and decision sciences in Old Dominion's College of Business and Public Administration, died Sunday, March 9, at the River Pavilion of Sentara General Hospital. He was 65. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 5.


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Friends of the ODU Libraries to Honor Tim Seibles at Annual Dinner; Reservations Due March 26

Tim Seibles, associate professor of English and a national award-winning poet, will receive the Outstanding Achievement Award at the 20th annual Friends of the Old Dominion University Libraries Author Dinner and Silent Auction on April 2. Steve Yetiv, Louis I. Jaffe Professor of Political Science and International Studies, will be the guest speaker.


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March 20 Lecture by 'Indiana Jones of Entomology' Moved to North Cafeteria

Biologist, explorer and nature photographer Mark W. Moffett will speak on "Adventures Among Ants" for the Lytton J. Musselman Natural History Lecture on Thursday, March 20. Moffett is a popular speaker and appears often on television on shows such as "The Colbert Report" and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien."

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Celebrated Pianist and Cellist to Perform for Diehn Concert Series

Pianist Lambert Orkis and cellist David Hardy will perform on campus for the Diehn Concert Series at 8 p.m. Monday, March 24. The program, in Chandler Recital Hall of the Diehn Center for the Performing Arts, is in conjunction with the 27th Annual Harold Protsman Classical Period Piano Competition.



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Education College Student Group Hosts STEM Day for Elementary Schoolchildren

The ODU chapter of the Student Virginia Education Association partnered with the Darden College of Education, the Peninsula Higher Education Center and MonarchTeach to host 125 Hampton Roads fourth- and fifth-grade students March 1 at the organization's annual STEM Day event.


A Picture is Worth...

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While most of the branches across campus are still bare - not unlike the classrooms and walkways during last week's spring break - this star magnolia tree and forsythia bush at the Oceanography and Physics Building pond seem to be in a hurry to usher in the new season.


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