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Thursday, December 2, 2010

Section Heading: Top Stories

Colberg-Ochs Chairs Committee that Writes Position Statement on Exercise and Diabetes

A joint position statement of the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Diabetes Association, written by a combined ACSM/ADA committee chaired by Sheri Colberg-Ochs, professor of exercise science, was published in the December 2010 issue of the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise and the ADA journal Diabetes Care. (Full Story)

Navy's Top Oceanographer to Speak on Climate Change Dec. 2

Climate change from the perspective of the U.S. Navy will be the topic of a public lecture by Rear Adm. David W. Titley, the Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2. (Full Story)

Mathematics Professor Elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society

Li Shi Luo, the Richard F. Barry Jr. Distinguished Endowed Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society for his work in fluid dynamics. (Full Story)

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NASA Grant to ODU Engineers Part of Efforts to Increase Airspace Safety, Efficiency (Full Story)

Library's Morel Fry Wins Prize in First CVC Drawing (Full Story)

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ODU Annual Illumination, Cookie Decorating Contest Set for Dec. 7

The campus community and area residents are invited to come together for the 10th annual Old Dominion University Illumination Tuesday, Dec. 7, on Kaufman Mall. Hosted by President and Mrs. John R. Broderick, the event is the official kickoff of the holiday season at ODU. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

Faculty Members Appointed, Honored

Section Heading: A picture is worth ...

A red maple near the Pretlow Planetarium offers a final reminder of the fall season as students make their way to class Tuesday afternoon.

Section Heading: Events

Sat. & Sun., Dec. 4 & 5

Improvisational Comedy: Featuring the Da Minions, an ODU improv comedy troupe, in a free "fun, highly interactive and unique show," 10:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday, University Theatre rehearsal space.

Thursday, Dec. 9

Board of Visitors: Full board meets at 1:15 p.m., Board Room, Webb Center; committee meetings at 8 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Friday, Dec. 10

Classes End: Final exams are Dec. 11-17.

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