InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, December 9, 2010

Section Heading: Top Stories

ODU Receives Grant to Strengthen European Ties

Old Dominion's ACCESSEU, a comprehensive plan to build alliances and partnerships between Hampton Roads and Europe, has been awarded a $157,000 grant as part of the United Nations' 2011-12 "Getting to Know Europe Grants Competition." (Full Story)

Computer Science Prof on Team that Wins International Digital Preservation Award

The unique Memento architecture that has been dubbed "time travel for the Web," and which has been developed by a team of researchers including ODU computer scientist Michael Nelson, is the 2010 winner of the Digital Preservation Award from the Institute for Conservation and Digital Preservation Coalition. (Full Story)

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Balitsky Elected Fellow of American Physical Society (Full Story)

Big Blue Downs The Duck to Advance to Final Round in National Mascot Challenge (Full Story)

Section Heading: Feature

ODU's Illumination Celebration/Cookie Decorating Contest a Big Hit with the Kids

Cold weather moved Old Dominion's annual Illumination celebration and gingerbread cookie decorating contest indoors, but the freezing temperatures outside couldn't put a chill on the holiday spirit in Webb Center's North Mall Tuesday evening. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

ECE's Baumgart Invited to Lecture at International Symposium in Tokyo


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Section Heading: A picture is worth ...

Luna Magpili, a grant writer in the Office of Research, helps her daughter, Luz, 4, apply icing to a gingerbread man at the holiday cookie decorating contest Tuesday in Webb Center. Luz's brother, Marlo, 7, scoops some sprinkles for his own creation. Their father is Ariel Pinto, assistant professor of engineering management.

Section Heading: Events

Sunday, Dec. 12

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

Disney Live: "Mickey's Magic Show," 12:30 and 3:30 p.m., Ted Constant Convocation Center. For tickets:, 888-3-coxtix or Constant Center box office. $

Monday, Dec. 13

Exam Jam Breakfast: Late breakfast for students during finals, served by faculty and staff, 10-11:30 p.m., Café 1201, Webb Center. 683-3446.

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