InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Monday, November 7, 2011

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Women's Conference at ODU to Focus on Finance, Empowerment

Empowering women is a central theme of the 2011 Virginia Women's Conference, "A Woman's Playbook for Wealth, Wellness and Wisdom," hosted by ODU and Sen. Mark Warner on Nov. 19. (Full Story)

RSVPs Still Being Taken for John Waters Lecture on Nov. 10

RSVPs are still being accepted for the lecture by acclaimed film director John Waters on Thursday, Nov. 10. Waters will speak at 7:30 p.m. for the new lecture series ODU Presents. (Full Story)

ODU Experts Give Presentations at Hampton Roads Residential Real Estate Market Review

The number of residential properties for sale locally has dropped by nearly 20 percent in the past year. That's one of the key findings of the first-ever Hampton Roads Residential Real Estate Market Review. (Full Story)

Karim Takes on Oversight Roles with Research Association

Mohammad Karim, ODU vice president for research, has been named chair of the Finance Committee of the Southeastern Universities Research Association. (Full Story)

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Open Forums Continue for Finalists for Arts & Letters Dean, Executive Director of International Programs (Full Story)

Perry Library Used Book Sale Set for Nov. 9-12 (Full Story)

AUA Sponsoring Tour of Learning Commons, Student Success Center (Full Story)

World Affairs Council Program Featuring North Pole Explorer Offered Free to Faculty, Students (Full Story)

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ODU Delegation, Led by Kevin Marbury, Teaches Leadership Course at Jamaican University

A burgeoning partnership between ODU and Jamaica's Northern Caribbean University started with a chance meeting at a higher education conference in Trinidad and Tobago earlier this year. (Full Story)

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Robertson Appointed by Governor to Manufacturing Development Commission (More)


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Students walk under a canopy of colorful fall leaves on their way in to Webb Center.

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Monday, Nov. 7

Screening of the John Waters film "Hairspray," with an introduction by Kyle Nicholas, lecturer of communication and theatre arts, 5 p.m., Lecture Hall 244, Va. Beach Higher Ed. Center

Wednesday, Nov. 9

Dana Heller, professor and chair of English, "Big Girls: Fat, Femininity, and American Popular Culture," the ODU Virginia Beach Distinguished Lecture in Popular Culture, 7 p.m., Va. Beach Higher Ed. Center

Qwo-Li Driskill, assistant professor at Texas A&M, Cherokee activist, writer and scholar, will explore the movements, memories and histories of Two-Spirit resistance and decolonization, for Native American Heritage Month, sponsored by Office of Intercultural Relations, 6 p.m., Rectors Room, Webb Center. 3-4406.

Wednesday to Saturday, Nov. 9-12

Used book sale, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Learning Commons Conference Room (1310), Perry Library

Wed., Fri. & Sat., Nov. 9, 11 &12

Movie, "Crazy Stupid Love," sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 3-4818

Thursday, Nov. 10

Veterans Day Remembrance, 12:30 p.m., Kaufman Mall

"ODU Presents" series, featuring filmmaker John Waters, "This Filthy World," 7:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center. Seating is limited; guests should RSVP at 3-3116.

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