InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, August 4, 2011

Section Heading: Top Stories

Sokolowski, Mielke Appear on Panels Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education

Two ODU modeling and simulation experts appeared on panels in the U.S. Department of Education's Modeling and Simulation Stakeholders Meeting in Washington, D.C., on July 27. (Full Story)

Some Species of Homely Hagfish Threatened with Extinction, Researchers Say

Researchers associated with ODU took part in a study released recently that could draw attention to deep-sea creatures that look about as homely as their name - hagfish - would imply. (Full Story)

Revised History Textbooks Available in Education Building for Public Review

A new textbook by Old Dominion professor William Owings is being touted as an ideal resource for aspiring school leaders who wish to innovate, educate and make a difference. (Full Story)

Section Heading: More News

Faculty, Staff Greeters Needed for Fall Semester Move-In (Full Story)

Men's Tennis Coach Anxious to Help Program Reach New Heights (Full Story)

Skip Friel & The Resonators to Perform Aug. 6 for Music on Monarch Way Series (Full Story)

Football Kickoff Party Set for Aug. 20 at Foreman Field (Full Story)

Next Admissions Open Houses Scheduled for Oct. 10, 22 and Nov. 12 (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

Lambert's Point Summer Programs Emphasize Activity and Academics

More than 100 youngsters from Lambert's Point and Park Place - neighborhoods near the ODU campus - plus a number of dependents of university employees took part in the 20th annual Lambert's Point Summer Programs this year. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

ODU Grad Ashley Smith Crowned Miss United States (More)

Ted Constant Convocation Center Ranks 16th in World (More)


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Section Heading: A picture is worth ...

Irfan Zardadkhan, a doctoral student in aerospace engineering, and his daughter, Huma, age 7, compare notes on their craft-making techniques at the Office of Intercultural Relations' End of Summer School Bash Wednesday in Webb Center. The free program included lunch, arts and crafts, and board games.

Section Heading: Events

Saturday, Aug. 6

Music on Monarch Way concert, featuring Skip Friel and The Resonators, 5 p.m., Constant Center lawn on Monarch Way. 3-4504

Tuesday, Aug. 9

On-site membership enrollment (new or renewal) with Costco Wholesale, sponsored by Department of Human Resources, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Rector's Room, Webb Center. Annual membership is $50.

Monday, Aug. 15

Reservations due for State of the University address and breakfast on Aug. 23. Individual seating and table reservations of eight are available. 3-5759 or

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