InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, June 2, 2011

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Memorial Service Is June 5 for Professor Jeffrey Richards

A memorial service for Jeffrey H. Richards, professor and eminent scholar of English, will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at Royster Memorial Presbyterian Church, 6901 Newport Ave., Norfolk. (Full Story)

ODU Joins UVa and W&M in Nanoelectronics Research Initiative

ODU is part of a new research consortium looking to develop next-generation computers. The Virginia Nanoelectrics Center is a coalition of researchers at ODU, UVa and William & Mary who will work together to explore and develop advanced materials, novel devices and circuits at the nanoscale dimension. (Full Story)

ODU to Conduct Second 'Life in Hampton Roads' Survey

Have an opinion about rising sea levels, light rail, traffic congestion, local and state government or gas prices? Then you might want to answer the phone if Old Dominion University calls. (Full Story)

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Subscriptions Due June 19 for CSA @ ODU Summer Season (Full Story)

Faculty/Staff Books Moved to New Location in Village Bookstore (Full Story)

DMV Mobile Office Coming to Campus June 9 (Full Story)

Hispanic/Latino Employee Association Co-Hosts Event to Strengthen Local Ties (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

ODU Prof Studies First Use of Dynamic Ticket Pricing by a Major Professional Sports Team

An ODU researcher is part of a first-of-its-kind study about dynamic ticket pricing. The team in question? The World Series champion San Francisco Giants. (Full Story)

New Book by Rod Evans Looks at Unfamiliar Terms for Familiar Things

If you let Rod Evans get in the last word these days, don't be surprised if it's one you've never heard of. Evans, a lecturer of philosophy at ODU and self-described logophile, is at it again in his new book, "Thingamajigs and Whatchamacallits: Unfamiliar Terms for Familiar Things." (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

ODU Baseball's Nate Goulet Honored as CAA Coach of the Year (More)

NCAA Recognizes Five ODU Athletic Programs for Academic Excellence (More)


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President John Broderick shares a laugh with employees during one of his Monarch Morning sessions June 1. The recent gatherings offered an opportunity for the president to update employees about the latest university developments and to address questions from classified and hourly staff.

Section Heading: Events

Thursday, June 2

ODU Day at Homearama, with $2 discount for ODU employees and those wearing Monarch gear, noon to 9 p.m., Virginia Beach Community of Eagle's Nest. Homearama is open through June 12. 420-2434. $

B.B. King and Buddy Guy, 7:30 p.m., Constant Center. 888-3-coxtix. $

Monday, June 6
RSVPs due for ODU Research Foundation open house reception and presentation on June 22. 3-4293, x-400

Thursday, June 9
DMV2 Go Mobile Unit on campus, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Kaufman Mall near Webb Center.

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