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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
- I/O Psychologist to Lead Next Provost's Conversations Series Discussion
- Area Real Estate Market Review and Forecast Points to Beginnings of Solid Recovery
- Benefit Concert to Feature 'Music Inspired by Women'
- Talk by History Prof Tim Orr Will Explore Battle of Midway Through Aviator Accounts
- Economics Club to Honor Newport News Shipbuilding at Annual Luncheon
- ODU Students Preparing Musical Potluck for 10th Annual Concert
- Space Shuttle Columbia Accident Investigator to Speak on Campus March 27
- Monarchs Host South Dakota State in CBI Game Wednesday
- New Book Examines Rise of Jewish Political Prominence in America
- Lady Monarchs' Shae Kelley named to C-USA First Team
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...
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.