InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Monday, November 14, 2011

Section Heading: Top Stories

ODU's Center for Educational Partnerships Poised to Receive $25 Million Federal Grant

A proposal from ODU's Darden College of Education is expected to receive the largest single award of nearly $25 million in the second round of the U.S. Department of Education's Investing in Innovation, or i3, grants competition. (Full Story)

Diversity Dialogue Breakfast Series Begins This Month

The ODU Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity will re-introduce the Diversity Dialogue Breakfast series this month. The monthly breakfasts will bring together a cross section of the university community for the purpose of frank conversation on a diversity topic. (Full Story)

Dance Theatre Fall Concert Coming to University Theatre Stage

The University Dance Theatre Fall Concert, featuring a wide variety of dance forms – from ballet to jazz to modern – will be held Nov. 16-19 at the University Theatre. (Full Story)

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Psychology Prof James Paulson a Source for WebMD Article About Dads' Depression (Full Story)

Women's Conference at ODU to Focus on Finance, Empowerment (Full Story)

Record Number of Employees Nominated for Thanksgiving Food Boxes; One More Week to Contribute (Full Story)

Only a Few Shows Remain for 'SpacePark 360' at Pretlow Planetarium (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

Veterans Day Remembrance: A Photo Essay

Bismarck Myrick, ODU ambassador-in-residence and lecturer of history and political science, was the guest speaker and faculty veteran honoree for the Veterans Day Remembrance program on Thursday. (Full Story)


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Acclaimed film director John Waters speaks before a packed room in Webb Center Thursday night for the ODU Presents lecture series.

Section Heading: Events

Monday, Nov. 14

Anthony McGill, clarinet recital for Diehn Concert Series, 8 p.m., Diehn Center. 3-5305. $

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Early Jackson Jr., who has served as a Christian educator, seminar host and radio/TV personality over the years, will sign his new book, "Groomed for Greatness: 31 Days to an Empowered Life," noon, University Village Bookstore

Wed., Fri. & Sat., Nov. 16, 18 & 19

Movie, "Cowboys & Aliens," sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 3-4818

Wed. to Sat., Nov. 16-19

University Dance Theatre Fall Concert, 8 p.m. (plus 2 p.m. on Nov. 19), University Theatre. 3-5305. $

Thursday, Nov. 17

Michele Darby, chair, School of Dental Hygiene, "Using Point-Counterpoint in the Development of Critical Thinking" for the Provost's Conversations Series on Teaching and Learning, 12:30 p.m., Learning Commons, Perry Library

Friday, Nov. 18

Phi Beta Sigma Sleep Out for the Homeless, an awareness event and fundraiser, in partnership with The Dwelling Place, co-sponsored by Center for Service and Civic Engagement, Kaufman Mall.

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