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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Monday, November 28, 2011

Section Heading: Top Stories

ODU Presents First 'Champions of Diversity' Awards

The Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity recently announced the first group of winners in its new awards program, "Champions of Diversity." (Full Story)

Brodericks Hosting Open House for ODU Employees Dec. 8

President John Broderick and his wife, Kate, invite ODU employees to a Community Holiday Open House on Thursday, Dec. 8. Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. in Webb Center. (Full Story)

Faculty Innovator Grant Proposals Due Dec. 1

The FIG program encourages faculty to explore the use of technology in teaching and learning issues that are targets for improvement and innovation. Proposals involving collaboration of two or more faculty members from the same department, or from different departments in the same or in different colleges, are encouraged. (Full Story)

Free Flu Shots Available on Dec. 5

The Department of Human Resources announces that eligible employees and family members will have another opportunity to receive their annual flu shots this year on campus. (Full Story)

Section Heading: More News

Women's Caucus Hosting 'Conversations with the President' Nov. 30 (Full Story)

ODU's Remley Leading Effort to Establish Counseling Profession in Bhutan (Full Story)

Fed Challenge Showcases ODU Business Students' Knowledge of Federal Reserve (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

With Win Over NSU, Monarchs to Meet Georgia Southern in 2nd Round of Playoffs

ODU quarterback Taylor Heinicke threw for five touchdowns to lead the Monarchs to a 35-18 victory over crosstown rival NSU Saturday in the first round of the FCS playoffs. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

Former Monarch Pitcher Justin Verlander Named American League MVP (More)


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Section Heading: A picture is worth ...

Devaugn Griffith (Distance Learning), David Hawkins (Human Resources) and Domonique Burke (Enrollment Management) help prepare boxes for the HACE Thanksgiving food drive last week. More than 180 deserving ODU employees were nominated to receive a food box and grocery store gift card, which they could redeem for a turkey and other items to complete a holiday meal for their families. The food and money were donated by university employees and students.

Section Heading: Events

Tuesday, Nov. 29

ODView, featuring a panel of women students of different ages, experiences and backgrounds discussing campus issues, created and produced by Meredith Devereux as her capstone project, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Learning Commons Conference Room, Perry Library. mdeve004@odu.edu

ODU Jazz Choir and Jazz Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m., Chandler Recital Hall, Diehn Center. 3-4061

Wed., Fri. & Sat., Nov. 30, Dec. 2 & 3

Movie, "Contagion," sponsored by Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 3-3818

Thursday, Dec. 1

Janice Hawkins, chief academic advisor, School of Nursing, "Partnering with Students for Publication" for Provost's Conversations on Teaching and Learning, 12:30 p.m., Learning Commons Conference Room, Perry Library

Friday, Dec. 2

University Village Bookstore annual faculty and staff appreciation event, including refreshments and a 25 percent discount on select apparel and gifts, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Village Bookstore and Monarch Market in Webb Center. 3-0048

Fri. & Sat., Dec. 2 & 3

Madrigal Banquets, "The Holidays in Merrie Old England," featuring a complete meal and performances by the Madrigal Singers and Collegium Musicum, Diehn Center atrium. 3-5305. $

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