InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Monday, October 31, 2011

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Deans Discuss Highlights, Initiatives and Challenges at Panel Presentation

ODU's deans spoke briefly to a group of about 50 administrators, faculty and staff during a Deans Panel Thursday afternoon in Webb Center. (Full Story)

Health Care Innovator Interested in Work of ODU Researchers

Dr. Richard Satava is one of the nation's leading proponents of technological advances in medicine, which is the reason he wanted to meet this month with faculty members at Old Dominion. (Full Story)

AROTC's Linda Baker Named Employee of the Month

Her job title is administrative and program specialist, but for the members of the Army ROTC staff who rely on her, as well as the cadets who have received her counsel and support, she is so much more. (Full Story)

Science Alliance Plans Nov. 5 Event Especially for Children

If there is an entertaining way to get children interested in science – and specifically in climate change and water quality research – Jenifer Alonzo is determined to come up with it. (Full Story)

Chinese Embassy Delegation Meets with ODU Officials

Old Dominion's China Center hosted a visit from a three-member delegation from the Chinese Embassy in Washington Oct. 23-24, including Professor Fang Maotian, minister counselor of education. (Full Story)

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Noor Discusses Coming Intelligence Era in Keynote Address at International Symposium (Full Story)

ODU Prof Featured on 'The Academic Minute' Podcast (Full Story)

Sussman to Address 'Climate Change and American Politics' for Senior Scholar Lecture (Full Story)

Rep. Bobby Scott Speaks on 'Environmental Legislation' Today in Webb Center (Full Story)

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Campus Awash in Pink and Orange for Breastival, Pumpkin Drop

Pink and orange replaced blue and silver as the predominant school colors last Thursday, as hundreds of members of the ODU community flocked to the Breastival & Fun Walk on Kaufman Mall and the Pumpkin Drop at BAL. (Full Story)


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Tony Belk, employee relations consultant with ODU's Department of Human Resources, talks with a representative from the Social Security Administration at last week's Benefits Fair.

Section Heading: Events

Monday, Oct. 31

Boardwalk Fresh Burgers & Fries ribbon cutting, 11:30 a.m., 4200 Monarch Way

Tuesday, Nov. 1

Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia Inc. presents demonstrations, educational displays and interactive activities highlighting their history, culture and traditions, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., North Mall, Webb Center

Wednesday, Nov. 2

Howard Markel, M.D., Ph.D., George E. Wantz Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine and director of the Center for the History of Medicine at the University of Michigan, "Storming the Gates of the Temple: Young Dr. Freud and the Vienna General Hospital" for the Helen and Daniel Sonenshine Lecture in Jewish Studies, 7:30 p.m., Diehn Center

Wed., Fri. & Sat., Nov. 2, 4 & 5

Movie, "Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2," sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 3-4818

Thursday, Nov. 3

College of Arts and Letters Senior Scholar Lecture, Glen Sussman, University Professor of political science, "Climate Change and American Politics," 3:30 p.m. (reception) and 4 p.m. (lecture), Burgess Room, BAL

Sunday, Nov. 6

James Kosnik, professor of music, organ recital, 4:30 p.m., St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 1004 Graydon Ave., Norfolk

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