InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, June 23, 2011

Section Heading: Top Stories

Plasma Research May Be of Value in Prevention of E. Coli Epidemics

Plasma Research May Be of Value in Prevention of E. Coli Epidemics Two Old Dominion researchers have had reason to closely follow news reports of the deadly E. Coli epidemic in Germany this spring, especially after the outbreak was traced to contaminated bean sprouts. (Full Story)

Innovation Foundation Will Further ODU's Efforts to Become 'Solutions Resource for Business and Industry'

An Innovation Foundation created by vote of the Board of Visitors is designed to build upon the success of the ODU Business Gateway and streamline processes by which the university, its faculty and its students can participate in commercial endeavors. (Full Story)

Broderick Appointed to NCAA Presidential Advisory Group

Broderick Appointed to NCAA Presidential Advisory Group President John Broderick was appointed recently to represent the Colonial Athletic Association on the NCAA Presidential Advisory Group and in April he will begin a four-year term on the NCAA board of directors. (Full Story)

Section Heading: More News

President Tells Visiting Indian Students of ODU's International Outlook (Full Story)

Michael Clark Band to Perform June 25 for Music on Monarch Way Series (Full Story)

ODU Names New Baseball Coach; Reception Set for June 28 (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

Doctoral Students from Thailand Benefit from ODU Summer Program

Old Dominion is known for its focus on multiculturalism, and for the past month that was clearly in evidence when the university hosted a short-term study abroad visit by 17 education doctoral students from Thailand. (Full Story)


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A student wearing his "class of 2015" T-shirt visits the University Card Center Tuesday afternoon during Preview. ODU's on-campus orientation program, Preview includes educational planning, course selection and registration, student and parent interaction, and an overview of resources and campus life. Preview sessions continue throughout the summer.

Section Heading: Events

Friday, June 24

"Justin Bieber: Never Say Never," SAC Movie on the Lawn, 8:30 p.m., Kaufman Mall

Saturday, June 25

Music on Monarch Way concert, featuring the Michael Clark Band, 7 p.m., Constant Center lawn on Monarch Way. 3-4504

Wednesday, June 29

Summer Session 4 classes begin.

Thursday, June 30

"Blackboard Grade Center" workshop, sponsored by Center for Learning Technologies, 9 a.m. to noon, 411 Gornto. To register, visit

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