InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Monday, March 7, 2011

Section Heading: Top Stories

Nunnery Appointed Executive Director of TCEP in Darden College of Education

John Nunnery, associate professor of educational foundations and leadership, was appointed recently as the new executive director of The Center for Educational Partnerships in the Darden College of Education. (Full Story)

Library, Webb Center, Bookstore Announce Spring Break Hours

Perry Library, Webb Center and the University Village Bookstore are among the campus facilities that are modifying their hours for spring break. (Full Story)

ODU Squares Off Against VCU Tonight in Richmond for Conference Title

Old Dominion earned the right to defend its CAA tournament championship with a 77-69 victory against Hofstra in the semifinals Sunday. The Monarchs will face archrival and fourth-seeded VCU at 7 p.m. today for the championship. (Full Story)

Section Heading: More News

Batten College to Offer Interdisciplinary Minor in Biomedical Engineering (Full Story)

'Big Print Show' Runs Until April 3 at ODU's Gordon Galleries (Full Story)

ODU Hosting 'Growing Sales Seminar' for Local Businesses March 9 (Full Story)

Section Heading: Feature

ODU Model UN High School Conference – A Photo Essay

Close to 900 students, from 48 high schools across the region were in Norfolk to represent 160 member states in simulations at the 34th Old Dominion University Model United Nations High School Conference, Feb. 17-19. It is the university's largest student-run event. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

Pearson's 'Innocents Abroad Too' Hits the Top 100 Travel Books List on

Bazemore and Hassell Honored at CAA Tournament Banquet


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Section Heading: A picture is worth ...

Hadeel Ayoub, a graduate student in the Hirschfeld School of Dental Hygiene, helps out on Saturdays in the soup kitchen at Norfolk's First Presbyterian Church. "I really enjoy my time serving the less fortunate people, demonstrating love and concern and showing that, whatever your religious beliefs or ethnic background, helping people transcends all cultural barriers," says Ayoub, who is from Saudi Arabia. Gayle McCombs, professor of dental hygiene, introduced her to the volunteer opportunity.

Section Heading: Events

Friday, March 11
Lady Monarchs vs. winner of the Delaware vs. Northeastern game, quarterfinals of the CAA women's basketball tournament, 5 p.m., Show Place Arena, Upper Marlboro, Md. Winner advances to the semifinals at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. 888-3-COXTIX. $

Saturday, March 12
ODU hosts the Tidewater Science Fair (with faculty and staff members serving as judges and coordinators), an annual event of the Tidewater Science Congress for students from southeastern Virginia in grades 6-12, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Webb Center.

Monday, March 14
Concert: "A Celebration of Women in Music," featuring ODU music students and faculty performing pieces written and performed by women, for Women's History Month, 7:30 p.m., Diehn Center. 3-4109

Sunday, March 27
Save the date: International Festival, noon to 5 p.m., Constant Center. 3-4406

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