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June 19, 2014

Port at night

ODU Conference to Draw Maritime Researchers From Around the World

In a time of seismic change in the maritime, ports and shipping industries worldwide, academic, government and industry leaders will gather in Norfolk for "Maritime Economics in a Post-Expansion Panama Canal Era," a conference hosted by Old Dominion University.

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Paper in Prestigious Physics Journal Spotlight's Research Pioneered by ODU's Laroussi

The prestigious academic journal Physics Reports has dedicated an entire issue to theory and applications of guided ionization waves in low temperature plasma jets, which were discovered in 2005 in the laboratory of Old Dominion University electrical engineer Mounir Laroussi.


ODU's Yetiv Featured Prominently in National Media

Steve A. Yetiv, the Louis I. Jaffe Professor of International Relations at Old Dominion University, was a guest on Al Jazeera America on Thursday, June 12, speaking about energy security in the wake of recent instability and insurrection in Iraq.


ODU Modeling and Simulation Engineers Develop Traffic Simulation Tool for Virginia Beach City Council

As Virginia Beach wrestles with urban planning issues for a growing, spread-out city, its leaders will have the help of a new tool developed by modeling and simulation researchers from Old Dominion University.

Cyanate Researchers

ODU Researchers Recognized for Cyanate Assay Innovation

Scientists at Old Dominion University have devised a new way to measure minute quantities of cyanate found in aquatic environments, and this development is being hailed as a breakthrough in the study of the oceanic nitrogen cycle and the evolution of microbial life on Earth.



Across Campus - A Photo Essay

During Student Giveback Day, property left behind by students at the end of the spring semester is collected and donated to charity in order to reduce landfill waste and promote recycling. This year, the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters was the recipient of nearly 9,000 pounds of donated items. In these pictures ODU's manager of support services and recycling Harvey Logan and warehouse supervisor Bruce O'Leary, driving the fork lift, record weight readings and load boxes into a truck for transport.

Photos by Chuck Thomas

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto: Chuck Thomas

ODU senior Reese Gelinas is pictured manually dragging his boat up the ramp at Whitehurst Beach on a recent afternoon. He took the boat out for a spin on the Elizabeth River, after purchasing a new motor, but high tide prevented him from using his truck to pull the boat ashore.


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