InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, December 8, 2011

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French Documentary Features Finley-Croswhite and Her Murder Mystery

Annette Finley-Croswhite, the ODU history professor and author of "Murder in the Metro: Laetitia Toureaux and the Cagoule in 1930s France," is appearing in a documentary about the book on French television this fall. (Full Story)

Wind Ensemble, Madrigal Singers, Symphony Orchestra to Perform at Holiday Concert

The music department offers the campus community an opportunity to bridge the end of classes and the start of finals with some delightful holiday music. (Full Story)

ODU's CARE Now Program Yielding Positive Results in Local Inner-City Schools

A program developed by two ODU faculty members, designed to ease the transition to middle school and high school for disadvantaged students with poor academic records and insufficient coping skills, is showing positive results in three inner-city schools. (Full Story)

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Educational Leadership Students Making a Difference in Area Schools (Full Story)

Wilder Receives 10-year Contract Extension (Full Story)

Brodericks Hosting Holiday Reception for Faculty and Staff (Full Story)

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Peninsula Center Celebrates Silver Anniversary

Old Dominion's Peninsula Higher Education Center celebrated its 25th anniversary Tuesday with a reception sponsored by the Alumni Association. (Full Story)


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ODU student Dustin Tenorio takes advantage of the warm weather to work on his longboard moves at the east end of Kaufman Mall. The forecast for this weekend, however, calls for the unseasonable temperatures of late to give way to colder readings on the thermometer.

Section Heading: Events

Thursday, Dec. 8

"Monarchs Made Merry: Brass in the Archive," annual student concert featuring the ODU Brass Choir under the direction of Mike Hall, sponsored by the ODU Libraries, 12:30-1:15 p.m., Diehn Composers Room, Diehn Center

Cash donations for HACE "Spirit of the Holidays Party" (for employees in Pay Band 1 and their children) due to Donna Bean, 204B Rollins Hall

Community Holiday Open House, featuring cookie decorating, refreshments and entertainment, 5:30 p.m., North Cafeteria, Webb Center.

Vince Gill and Amy Grant concert, 7:30 p.m., Constant Center. 1-888-3-COXTIX. $

Saturday, Dec. 10

Victoria Hill, assistant research professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Arctic Science: Burning Questions in the Freezing Cold," for ODU's Saturday Morning Science Series, 10:30 a.m., 200 of the Oceanography and Physical Sciences Building

Sunday, Dec. 11

ODU Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and Madrigal Singers holiday concert, 3 p.m., Diehn Center atrium. 3-4061

Tuesday, Dec. 13

Parking Services feedback meeting for permit holders, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Parking Office. 3-4404

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