InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, February 24, 2011

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ODU to Co-Host Second Annual Sustainable Living Fair, Feb. 26-27

ODU’s Center for Service and Civic Engagement, along with Five Points Community Farm Market and Green Alternatives, will host a Sustainable Living Fair at Webb Center, Feb. 26 and 27. The event, conceived a few years ago by Five Points director Bev Sell and Green Alternatives owner Amelia Baker, is designed to educate the community about sustainable living practices. (Full Story)

Children’s Play, ‘Mary Anning: Girl Fossil Hunter,’ Opens March 1

A young girl finds the bones of ancient sea monsters and saves her family from poverty in an upcoming ODU Theatre production. Directed and written by Jenifer Alonzo, assistant professor of theatre arts, “Mary Anning: Girl Fossil Hunter” opens March 1 at the University Theatre. (Full Story)

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Horton-Parker Elected to Serve as President of Association for Adult Development and Aging (Full Story)

Open Forums Scheduled Feb. 24, 28 and March 3 with Candidates for Dean of Business College (Full Story)

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Tim Brown Designated a 'Distinguished Chef’ by Culinary Institute of America


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Nina Orlando, marketing and communications coordinator for Auxiliary Services, ties balloons to a handrail in front of Webb Center on Tuesday to draw attention to a Parking and Transportation Services survey, the results of which will help in developing a five-year strategic plan for campus parking. Surveys were available for a limited time in Webb, but faculty and staff are encouraged to complete it online, by March 1.

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Friday, Feb. 25

Susan Martin, Georgetown University, will discuss her book, "Refugee Women," for the Graduate Society in International Studies’ Graduate Research Conference, 10:45 a.m., Virginia Beach Room, Webb Center.

Saturday, Feb. 26

Admissions Open House, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Webb Center. 3-3685

Ebony Impact gospel choir concert, 7 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. Purchase tickets at Campus Information Center desk in Webb or at the door. 3-4406. $

Sunday, Feb. 27

ODU Wind Ensemble, 3 p.m., Atrium, Diehn Center. (Incorrect date was listed previously). 3-4061

Monday, Feb. 28

Last Lecture Series: "Human Papilloma Virus and Cancer," Lisa Horth, assistant professor of biological sciences, 6 p.m., James/Lynnhaven River Room, Webb Center.

Art exhibit: "Harlem Renaissance," featuring work from the turn of the 20th century to today, 7-9 p.m., Gordon Galleries. 3-4406

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