InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Monday, November 29, 2010

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Broderick Announces University-wide Initiative on Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Research, Education

If sea levels rise rapidly during the 21st century, as many scientists believe will happen, Old Dominion University would be among only a handful of large, research universities in the United States to face the threat of saltwater intrusions onto its lawns and into its campus structures. (Full Story)

ODU's National Centers for System of Systems Engineering Wins Three-Year Navy Training Contract

Old Dominion's National Centers for System of Systems Engineering has received a three-year, $2.4-million, sole-source, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract from the Navy to conduct hands-on training seminars for SSC-LANT staff members. (Full Story)

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Holiday Play Offers Up Comic, Touching Look at Families (Full Story)

AIDS Memorial Quilt on Display in Webb Center Nov. 29 to Dec. 2 (Full Story)

ODU Libraries Announce Appointment of Instructional Services Librarian (Full Story)

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CEE Office Manager Sue Smith Endows Departmental Scholarship

For almost 27 years, department secretary Sue Smith has been a constant in the Batten College of Engineering and Technology's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

Men's basketball, soccer teams make a splash

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Members of the Hourly and Classified Employees Association begin sorting canned goods that were donated by the campus community for the annual HACE Thanksgiving food drive. The organization gave out 141 boxes to deserving ODU employees on Nov. 23.

Section Heading: Events

Tuesday, Nov. 30

"Provost's Conversations" Series: "Advising for a Multicultural Campus: Understanding Student Diversity," Sandy Waters and G.W. Thompson, 12:30 p.m., E.V. Williams Engineering and Computational Sciences Bldg.

Thursday, Dec. 2

Blue Planet Forum Lecture: Rear Adm. David W. Titley, commander of the Navy Task Force Climate Change, "Climate Change and the U.S. Navy," 6:30 p.m., Big Blue Room, Ted Constant Convocation Center.

Sunday, Dec. 12

Holiday Pops Concert: ODU Symphony Orchestra and ODU Wind Ensemble, 3 p.m., atrium, Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center.

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