InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, January 13, 2011

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ODU Nominates Nine Faculty Members for SCHEV Awards Program

Nine Old Dominion faculty members have been nominated for the 2011 Virginia Outstanding Faculty Awards program. Administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and funded by a grant from the Dominion Foundation, the program will select statewide winners for awards of $5,000 each. (Full Story)

Staff Dream Fund Accepting Applications Again; Proposals Due Feb. 25

The Department of Human Resources has announced that funding is available to support the return of the University Staff Dream Fund program, to assist deserving employees in realizing a long-held dream. (Full Story)

"Magic Dirt" Ceramics Show Opens Jan. 15 at Gordon Art Galleries

The Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries will open "Magic Dirt," a national juried exhibition showcasing contemporary ceramics sculpture, Saturday, Jan. 15. The show, which is free and open to the public, runs until Feb. 20. (Full Story)

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Oceanography Researchers Awarded Grant for Seagrass Study (Full Story)

Funeral Service Is Jan. 13 for Former English Department Faculty Member Ramona Mapp (Full Story)

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Prof's Great Dismal Swamp Documentary to Be Shown on Campus Jan. 20

The ODU Postcolonial Research Group will sponsor a free showing of "Dismal History," a documentary film that explores the stories of runaway servants and slaves who once lived in the Great Dismal Swamp of Virginia. (Full Story)

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Play Production Invited to Perform at Festival in Florida

Residence Hall Director Tapped for Recognition


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President John R. Broderick, right, is joined by other members of the campus community to help cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the University Village's newest restaurant, Raising Cane's, on Jan. 11.

Section Heading: Events

Wednesday, Jan. 19

MLK Day Observance: Featuring keynote speaker Shirley Sherrod, former Georgia state director of rural development for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 7:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center.

Wed., Fri., Sat., Jan. 19, 21 & 22

SAC Movie Night: "Red," 8 p.m., Godwin auditorium. 683-4818.

Tuesday, Jan. 25

Concert: Disturbed, Korn, Sevendust and In This Moment, 7 p.m., Constant Center. 888-3-coxtix. $

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