InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, July 7, 2011

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ODU Prof a Primary Contributor to New American College of Sports Medicine Guide for Exercise

ODU's David Swain is among a group of national experts in the area of exercise and medicine who recently published a position stand regarding recommendations for exercise for the American College of Sports Medicine. (Full Story)

Governor Appoints Three New Members to Board of Visitors

Gov. Bob McDonnell on Friday announced three new appointments and one reappointment to the Old Dominion University Board of Visitors. (Full Story)

Lead Hampton Roads Presents Visionary Leader Award to President Broderick

President John Broderick received a 2011 Visionary Leader Award for education from Lead Hampton Roads during the organization's annual awards dinner on June 30. (Full Story)

New Exhibition, 'Now & Zen,' Opens July 9 at Gordon Art Galleries

"Now & Zen," an exhibition of "cross-pollinated" work by Norfolk artists Lorraine Fink and Janet Shaughnessy, will be on display in the Gordon Art Galleries July 9 to Sept. 4. (Full Story)

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ODU Faculty in Nicaragua to Help Create Country's First Dental Hygiene Program (Full Story)

English Language Center's Alex Harris Awarded Visiting Professorship in Japan (Full Story)

12 South to Perform July 9 for Music on Monarch Way Series (Full Story)

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Grads Follow Through on Childhood Plans to Start Their Own Business Together

Chris Shelton ended up studying business finance at Old Dominion because, well, he's a little colorblind. However unintended, the decision has turned out to be a good one for Shelton and his high school friend Mike Aston. (Full Story)

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ODU, Graduate Student Organization Receive Rivers and Watershed Protection Awards (More)


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Tom Osha, president and CEO of Innovation Research Park @ ODU, welcomes Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Jim Cheng to campus July 6. During his visit, Cheng met with several university officials, including Richard Heller, director of the Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, who gave a presentation on the center's work.

Section Heading: Events

Saturday, July 9

Music on Monarch Way concert, featuring 12 South, 7 p.m., Constant Center lawn on Monarch Way. 3-4504

"Now & Zen," an exhibition of work by Norfolk artists Lorraine Fink and Janet Shaughnessy, opens, Gordon Art Galleries. Exhibition continues through Sept. 4. 3-6271

Monday, July 11

Board of Visitors Executive Committee meeting, noon, Board Room, Webb Center. No public comment will be received by the committee. 3-3072

Thursday, July 14

"Blackboard: Set Up Your Course" workshop, sponsored by Center for Learning Technologies, 9 a.m. to noon, 411 Gornto. To register, visit

Friday, July 15

Artists' reception for "Now & Zen" exhibition, 7-9 p.m., Gordon Art Galleries. 3-6271.

"Battle LA," SAC Movie on the Lawn, 8:30 p.m., Kaufman Mall.

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