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May 1, 2014


Biology Student Erin Heller Gets NSF Graduate Fellowship

Erin Heller, a master's student in biological sciences, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship worth approximately $132,000 to support her graduate studies in avian ecology and behavior.

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ODU Joins 'Catalyst' Bioscience Consortium

Old Dominion is the newest member of the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation, also called the Catalyst, the organization's board of directors announced on April 29. The consortium's primary goal is to promote bioscience commercialization projects between Virginia's research institutions and private companies.


Team of Student Engineers Wins Honorable Mention at EPA Sustainability Competition

An honorable mention in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's P3 (People, Prosperity and the Planet) sustainability competition has only increased the drive of the team of ODU student engineers who participated last weekend in Washington, D.C.


Tenure Awarded to ODU Faculty Members

The Board of Visitors, at its April 24 meeting, approved the award of tenure and promotion to associate professor for 20 current faculty members, based on recommendations from the provost and the board's Academic and Research Advancement Committee.


Botanist Musselman Gets Fulbright Grant for Visits to Brunei

Lytton Musselman, Mary Payne Hogan Professor of Botany, has received a Fulbright Specialist Grant in environmental sciences that will support two visits he will make this year and next to the Universiti Brunei Darussalam in the East Asian nation of Brunei.



Across the Campus – A Photo Essay

The days leading up to the week of final exams at ODU saw everything from Arbor Day tree planting activities, to a Fried Chicken Throw-Down, to the annual Taste of India festival. And, of course, all across the campus students could be seen hitting the books - and computers.

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto: Steve Daniel

Genevive Naylor, a senior biology major from Virginia Beach, snuggles with her 13-year-old Chihuahua, Lula, on a cool Monday afternoon outside the Oceanography and Physics Building.


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