InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, September 22, 2011

Section Heading: Top Stories

ODU's Dunman Meets with Director of Intergovernmental Affairs at White House

ReNeé Dunman, from ODU's Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, was invited to the White House last week to meet with Cecilia Muñoz, deputy assistant to the president and director of intergovernmental affairs. (Full Story)

Inaugural 'ODU Presents' Lecture Focuses on Communication, Highlights New M.A.

Jon Nussbaum, a globally recognized expert in communication behaviors, will give the inaugural lecture in the ODU Presents series Sept. 27. His talk follows the launch this fall of a new M.A. program in lifespan and digital communication. (Full Story)

Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration Continues Next Week

ODU's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month continues over the next two weeks with a diverse lineup of events, including a panel discussion, photo exhibition, theatrical performance and dance. (Full Story)

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Business Prof's Online Simulation for Teaching Change Management Proves Popular (Full Story)

Charles Sukenik Named Physics Chair (Full Story)

NASA Night at ODU Supports Agency's 'Driven to Explore' Initiative (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

Annual Cookout Serves Up Global Connections

Hundreds of members of the campus community – students, faculty, staff and family members – from dozens of countries attended the second annual Global Family Cookout Tuesday at the Ainslie Game Day Building. (Full Story)

Army ROTC Students Benefit From Challenging Summer Leadership Exercise

How did you spend your summer vacation? For Cadet Grant Berger and 36 other members of ODU's Army ROTC program, 29 days of the time between their junior and senior year were devoted to an arduous Leader Development and Assessment Center exercise. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

Lynn Tolle Receives Virginia Dental Association Community Service Award (More)

Field Hockey Team Claims Top Spot in National Coaches Poll (More)


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W&M Professor William Van Alstyne lectures on "Clashing Visions of a 'Living' Constitution" for ODU's Constitution Day program Sept. 15. The annual event is sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters' Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs.

Section Heading: Events

Thurs. to Sat., Sept. 22-24

"Mary Anning: Girl Fossil Hunter," 7 p.m. Sept. 22-23, and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 24, Univ. Theatre. 3-5305. $

Friday, Sept. 23

So You Think You Can Dance Tour, 7 p.m., Constant Center. $

Tuesday, Sept. 27

Office of Distance Learning reception, 4-5:30 p.m., River Rooms, Webb Center. 3-6493

"ODU Presents" lecture series, featuring Professor Jon Nussbaum, Penn State, "Communication Changes Across the Life Span," 7:30 p.m., Constant Center

Thursday, Oct. 6

Save the date: Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, for the President's Lecture Series and Literary Festival, 7:30 p.m., Webb Center

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