On February 15, 2024, a dozen Old Dominion University pre-med student mentees partnered with medical school student mentors from Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). This engaging event was designed to foster open discussions between medical school hopefuls and current medical school students.
Nasir Freeman is a first-year Old Dominion University student majoring in Computer Science who is also going through the Naval Preparatory Program. Even though he is just beginning his journey at ODU, he has a lot to prove to earn a full scholarship through the NPP, to his family and to himself. Through computer science, coding and ODU’s E-Sports team, Freeman is poised to be a leader as he has plans to enter the
Marine Corps as a Naval Officer.
Old Dominion University Biological Sciences Assistant Professor Rishi Drolia’s, Ph.D. research titled, “Listeria adhesion protein orchestrates caveolae-mediated apical junctional remodeling of epithelial barrier for Listeria monocytogenes translocation” was recently published in mBio, a top journal from the American Society of Microbiology.
Anyone who has visited the Old Dominion University Michael and Kimthanh Lê Digital Theater and Planetarium last year has helped the facility reach a major milestone. More than 10,000 people visited the state-of-the art facility in 2023.
Levi Davis graduated from Old Dominion University in May of 2023 with a Bachelor of Science degree in applied mathematics. However, Davis is not your average four-year student. He persevered through personal challenges and setbacks to earn his degree in 14 years.
College of Sciences students and faculty transformed the Chemistry Building into a winter wonderland for 21 children. The youth came from families facing homelessness, and Monarchs stepped up to make their holiday a memorable one with science at the center of the festivities.
Recently, Old Dominion University’s Andrei Seryi was appointed the co-chair of the Electron-Ion Collider (EIC) Accelerator Collaboration alongside Carsten Welsch of the University of Liverpool as part of a joint project with Jefferson Lab and partner-host lab Brookhaven National Laboratory.