InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, September 8, 2011

Section Heading: Top Stories

Improving Hurricane Predictions Is CCPO Seminar Topic

The kickoff session of the Fall Seminar Series of the Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography promises to provide some answers for those who have wondered why it is so difficult for climate scientists to predict the intensity of hurricanes. (Full Story)

ODU Campus Will Be Site of Memorial 5K Run on Sept. 11

The Old Dominion community will mark the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 with a memorial 5K run around the campus Sunday morning. (Full Story)

Diehn Concert on Sept. 12 Features Pianists Misha and Cipa Dichter

Pianists Misha and Cipa Dichter will give the first Diehn Concert of the season Monday. They have performed with major orchestras, bringing to the stage many previously neglected works of the two-piano and piano-four-hand repertoires. (Full Story)

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New Photo Exhibition Opens Sept. 10 at Gordon Art Galleries (Full Story)

Milliken Awarded Grant to Expand CARE NOW Program in Norfolk Public Schools (Full Story)

Dominion Resources Awards $40,000 Grant to Engineering College (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

New Use for Plasma Pencil Reported by Laroussi

The plasma pencil that Mounir Laroussi created more than five years ago was hailed as an easy-to-use, miniature light saber for germ-killing applications. Now, the ODU electrical engineering professor is reporting an innovative new use for the pencil. (Full Story)

Throngs Descend on Kaufman Mall for Main Street, ODU's Student Organizations Fair

With 230 student organizations advertising their memberships, there really was something for everyone last Thursday at Main Street. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

ODU Field Hockey Team Rises to No. 2 in National Coaches Poll (More)

Antonio Vaughan Named CAA Football Rookie of the Week (More)


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Section Heading: A picture is worth ...

Rick Massey, associate vice president for foundations, points a student in the right direction at one of ODU's "Reach Out" tables last week.

Section Heading: Events

Friday, Sept. 9

Welcome reception for Shelley Mishoe, new dean of the College of Health Sciences, 4-6 p.m. (program starts at 4:30), Va. Beach Higher Education Center. 3-3116

Saturday, Sept. 10

"Lebende Bilder," new photography by Yola Monakhov, opens at Gordon Art Galleries. Artist's reception, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 2; exhibition continues through Oct. 23.

Monday, Sept. 12

Diehn Concert, featuring pianists Misha and Cipa Dichter, 8 p.m., Diehn Center. 3-5305. $

Thursday, Sept. 15

Book signing by Connie Sage, author of "Frank Batten: The Untold Story of the Founder of the Weather Channel," noon, Village Bookstore. 683-0048

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