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November 7, 2013

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ODU Contingent Helps Bring Eclipse into View

A group of ODU faculty and students took Pretlow Planetarium telescopes on the road Sunday morning to help about two dozen early risers at the Virginia Beach oceanfront see the partial solar eclipse visible in the mid-Atlantic region.


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Medal of Honor Recipient Sal Giunta to Give President's Lecture Series Address

Sal A. Giunta, the first living American to earn the Medal of Honor since the Vietnam War and author of "Living with Honor," will give the ODU President's Lecture Series address on Thursday, Nov. 14.


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Program on Nov. 12 Will Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation

ODU's Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the North Cafeteria of Webb Center.


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ODU, Opportunity Inc. Join Forces to Offer Entrepreneurship ‘Boot Camp’ for Area Residents

"All right everyone, we're going to practice our elevator pitches." Stephen Lanivich, assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship at ODU, faces his class of 10 aspiring tycoons - local residents each with an idea, and a willingness to do what it takes to turn it into a business.


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‘Nip/Tuck’ Actress Visits Campus for Videotape Audition, Speaks to Film Class

Kelly Carlson became a nationally known celebrity playing the seductress Kimber Henry on the FX network drama "Nip/Tuck," and with a little help from members of ODU's Department of Communication and Theatre Arts she may be able to build on that celebrity soon.


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Jesse Richman, left, ODU associate professor of political science and geography, talks with Dave Hendrickson, political editor at the Daily Press, at Wednesday's "The Morning After: An Election Café" program at the Ted Constant Convocation Center. The panel discussion brought together media professionals and political scholars to recap Tuesday's election results and talk about implications for the commonwealth. ODU co-sponsored the event with WHRV-FM's "HearSay with Cathy Lewis" radio program. Panelists for the discussion included: Don Luzzatto, editorial page editor of The Virginian-Pilot; Hendrickson; Glen Sussman and Kimberly Karnes, faculty members with the ODU political science and geography department; and Quentin Kidd, a political science professor at Christopher Newport University. Richman was the lead investigator for a statewide poll on the governor's race in Virginia that was released Oct. 23 by the ODU Social Science Research Center.


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