George Fowler will become Interim University Librarian with Old Dominion University Libraries, effective when Virginia O'Herron retires from the position August 1 after 21 years at ODU.
U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, U.S. Congressmen Scott Rigell, Bobby Scott and Rob Wittman, as well as Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim and Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms, will host a regional conference on sea level rise at Old Dominion University in Norfolk on Monday, June 30.
ODU Engineers Part of Six-University Consortium to Receive $5 Million Department of Transportation Grant
Old Dominion University is part of a consortium of six mid-Atlantic schools to receive a $5.16 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to research and develop energy efficient and environmentally sustainable modes of transportation.
In his remarks during the Tedx Hampton Roads event at ODU's Ted Constant Convocation Center Friday, June 20, Hans-Peter Plag demonstrated in concrete terms the dramatic changes to the earth's climate that are occurring
A multidisciplinary research project aimed at improving the technology used in tracking systems for rooftop solar installations, has received a $25,000 grant from Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology.
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Old Dominion University, and the Ted Constant Convocation Center, recently hosted an installment of the popular TEDx speaking events. TEDx Hampton Roads, which is short for Technology, Entertainment, Design, was sponsored by Dominion Enterprises and Old Dominion University. TED events, which have been held around the country, bring leaders in a variety of subject areas together to discuss ideas that are, collectively, shaping our future. The day-long Norfolk event featured Hans-Peter Plag, professor of oceanography and director of Old Dominion University's Mitigation and Adaptation Research Institute (MARI), among others.
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Engineers have long been at the forefront of new developments testing the boundaries of technology and design. So it's no surprise to find (L-R) Erin Colwell, Denisse Thillet and Sherri Watson, advisors at the Center for Major Exploration, among the first to try out a set of new chairs in the recently constructed Engineering Systems Building, across from the Perry Library.