Old Dominion's sixth annual International Festival, showcasing a melting pot of vibrant cultures from throughout Hampton Roads, attracted thousands to the Ted Constant Convocation Center Sunday afternoon. The free five-hour global extravaganza featured more than 20 performances as well as numerous international food, merchant and education vendors.
In Mark Moffett's travels around the world as a nature photographer, biologist and explorer, he has found ant groups with only four members, and also ant colonies consisting of 40 million. Watch the little creatures closely, he says, and ant societies can help us better understand human societies.
Morris W. Foster, a medical anthropologist who has been on the faculty of the University of Oklahoma for 27 years and has received more than $12 million in independent research funding, has been named vice president for research at Old Dominion. He will assume his duties on July 1.
The Association for University Administrators announced the 2014 winners of its J. Worth Pickering Administrator of the Year Award and AUA Monarch Professional Award Wednesday afternoon.
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The Ted Constant Convocation Center was a happening place last weekend, with Admitted Student Day on Saturday and the annual International Festival the following day. More than 4,000 students and parents visited the campus for Admitted Student Day. Elsewhere around the grounds, there was much activity as well over the past few days.
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Spring is slowly but surely making its presence known across the campus, as evidenced by the appearance of a wide variety of buds and blooms, such as the blossoms on this flowering cherry tree near Webb Center.