InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Monday, February 28, 2011

Section Heading: Top Stories

Yetiv Examines Global Geopolitical Landscape of the Middle East in New Books

Political science professor Steve Yetiv, an expert on American foreign policy, global energy, globalization and international relations, explores the complex global geopolitical landscape of the Middle East in two new books. (Full Story)

Gerald Baliles to Receive Fourth Annual Economic Impact Award

Gerald Baliles, director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia and former governor of Virginia, will receive the Economics Club of Hampton Roads’ fourth annual Economic Impact Award on March 2. (Full Story)

CMC 'Rookie' Named Employee of the Month for February

ODU's Employee of the Month for February has been at the university for just over a year, but she already has made quite an impact. Stephanie Outlaw, the on-campus/career fair coordinator for the Career Management Center, has proven to be an invaluable employee both in the office and in her dealings with outside employers. (Full Story)

Section Heading: More News

ODU Provost and Academic Advisor Selected to Receive NACADA Awards (Full Story)

Education Prof Represents ODU in Meeting with Istanbul Education Director (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

'The King's Speech' Gets the Conversation Started in Prof's Stuttering Disorders Course

It's not surprising that speech-language pathologist Corrin Richels was happy to see “The King's Speech” walk away with awards for best picture and best actor from last night's Academy Awards ceremony. In fact, Richels had taken the 25 students from her graduate class in Stuttering Disorders to see the movie at the Naro last month. (Full Story)

Undergraduate Research Symposium Includes Student Art Exhibit

Selected students presented the results of their research projects in a public forum at the recent ODU Undergraduate Research Symposium. The symposium included poster presentations, oral presentations, performances and artwork by students from all academic disciplines. Elliott Jones, associate professor of art, took photos at the art exhibit, which was featured as part of the symposium. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

Wrestler Closes Out Regular Season with Unbeaten Record


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Section Heading: A picture is worth ...

Rob Loomis, left, owner of Borjo Coffeehouse in the University Village, serves a glass of wine to Dan Campbell at the Association of University Administrators' recent Wine and Chocolate Tasting. More than two dozen administrators attended the annual event. Campbell, AUA’s Programs Committee chair, is director of constituent relations for the Office of Alumni Relations.

Section Heading: Events

Tuesday, March 1

Opening reception, Institute for Learning in Retirement’s Spring Art Exhibit, 4-6 p.m., Virginia Beach Center. Exhibit continues through March 31. 368-4160.

Tues. to Fri., March 1-11

ODU Theatre production of “Mary Anning: Girl Fossil Hunter,” 7 p.m. March 1-3 and 10-11; 1 p.m. March 5 (followed by the Dinosaur Parade and other family activities); and 11 a.m. March 11, University Theatre. 3-5305. $

Wednesday, March 2

Last Lecture Series: “Information Overload in the Information Age: Providing the Right Stuff,” Gail Dickinson, associate professor of teaching and learning, 12:30 p.m., Chesapeake Room, Webb Center.

Thursday, March 3

ODU Brass Choir concert, 7:30 p.m., Diehn Center. 3-4061

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