InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, June 16, 2011

Section Heading: Top Stories

ODU Charters Bus for Funeral Service in Baltimore

The Office of Student Activities and Leadership is chartering a bus for members of the campus community who wish to attend the funeral service for Christopher S. Cummings. (Full Story)

New Women's Basketball Coach Introduced to Enthusiastic Crowd at The Ted

Growing up in nearby Newport News, as a basketball junkie from a very early age, Karen Barefoot knew all about the rich women's basketball tradition at Old Dominion University. (Full Story)

ODU Exceeds Monetary, Participation Goals in Campus Community Campaign

Old Dominion surpassed both the monetary goal and participation goal in the 2011 Campus Community Campaign. In just over two months' time, 927 faculty and staff members contributed $203,224. (Full Story)

Fourth Annual Music on Monarch Way Series Kicks Off June 18

The ODU Real Estate Foundation and University Village are teaming up again to host the 4th Annual Music on Monarch Way series, starting June 18 with Tumbao Salsero. These Saturday evening concerts are held on the lawn behind the Constant Center from 5-7 p.m. (Full Story)

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Garbutt Named Head Women's Rowing Coach (Full Story)

VMASC Game Design Camps Begin This Month (Full Story)

SAC to Show Outdoor Movies This Summer (Full Story)

Garage B Closing for Painting (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

Xu Group Reports New Nanoscopy Technique

New therapeutic drugs could result from the latest advance in nanobiotechnology reported by the research group of Old Dominion chemist and biochemist X. Nancy Xu. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

ODU Physicist Dudek Gets Prestigious DOE Early Career Grant

Jozef Dudek, an assistant professor of physics who is also affiliated with the Jefferson Lab, has won an Early Career Research award of $750,000 from the Department of Energy to support his work in theoretical nuclear physics. (More)


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President John Broderick greets state Deputy Secretary of Education Laura Fornash Tuesday upon her arrival at ODU's Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center. Fornash toured the facility and was briefed on its operations.

Section Heading: Events

Saturday, June 18

Music on Monarch Way opening concert, featuring the Latin music orchestra Tumbao Salsero, 7 p.m., Constant Center lawn on Monarch Way. 3-4504

Sunday, June 19

Deadline to submit application for CSA @ ODU summer season. 3-6948. $

Monday, June 20

Meeting of the Hispanic/Latino Employee Association, noon, James/Lynnhaven River Room, Webb Center. 3-5217

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