InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Monday, January 23, 2012

Section Heading: Top Stories

ODU Grad Timothy Toll, VP with Campbell Soup, to Give Executive-in-Residence Address

Timothy Toll, vice president of global customer development for Campbell Soup Co. and an ODU graduate, will give the next Landmark Executive-in-Residence address on Jan. 26. (Full Story)

Office of Research Grant Leads to Collaboration Between VMASC, Business College

VMASC researchers have teamed up with students in the business college to explore commercial applications for a training simulation they developed for blood management during surgery. (Full Story)

Volunteers Gather on MLK Day for Community Service Project in Lambert's Point

Making it "A Day on, Not a Day Off," more than 300 students, faculty, staff and community members joined together at ODU on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to take part in a community service project. (Full Story)

Recyclable and Compostable Material to Be Collected at Tailgating Sites Next Fall

ODU has received a $3,500 grant from the Glad Products Co. to participate in its College Waste Diversion program. During home football games next fall, the Office of Facilities Management will attempt to collect all recyclables and compostable materials at tailgate sites on campus. (Full Story)

Section Heading: More News

ODU Chapter of Student Virginia Education Association Awarded NEA Grants (Full Story)

Register Online for Jan. 25 Economic Outlook Conference (Full Story)

Human Resources Hosts Luncheon for Employee of the Month Winners, Nominees (Full Story)

NOAA Speaker to Kick Off CCPO Series (Full Story)

Student Pottery Sale Raises Money for Charity (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

As VP of New Division, Neufeldt to Bring More Focus on Student Recruitment, Retention

Ellen Neufeldt has been on the job for a full semester now, but ODU's new vice president for student engagement and enrollment services says it seems as if she arrived only yesterday. (Full Story)


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Section Heading: A picture is worth ...

A portion of Kaufman Mall was turned into a croquet court Thursday afternoon by a group of students who braved the cool temperatures for a little fun. Above, Avery McLear, a sophomore from Mechanicsville, Va., bends the rules a bit as she tries to keep Jason Radliff, a senior from Virginia Beach, from knocking his ball into hers.

Section Heading: Events

Monday, Jan. 23

"DEAFology 101," a comedy show about Deaf culture by Ken Glickman, 6:30 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. show, Diehn Center. RSVP to

Tuesday, Jan. 24

"Language in the Academy: Deconstructing the Language of Disability in the Deaf and Blind Communities," by Ph.D. candidate David Thomas, 2114 Webb Center

Wednesday, Jan. 25

Economics Club of Hampton Roads' Economic Outlook Conference, 10:30 a.m. (regional forecast) and noon (national forecast), Norfolk Waterside Marriott. RSVP to 3-5138. $

"Speed Networking: Making Contacts Across Campus in an Instant," sponsored by the Women's Caucus, noon, River Rooms, Webb Center. RSVP to

Wed., Fri. & Sat., Jan. 25, 27 & 28

Movie, "Paranormal Activity 3," sponsored by the Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 3-4818

Thursday, Jan. 26

Provost's Conversations on Teaching and Learning, featuring Przemyslaw Bogacki, "Using Prerequisite Diagnostic Assessment and Tutorials," 12:30 p.m., Learning Commons, Perry Library

Talk by Steven Jarvi, conductor of the Virginia Opera's production of "Orphée," 12:30 p.m., Burgess Room, BAL. 3-3323

Thurs., Jan. 26, to Sat., Feb. 4

University Theatre production of "Scapino," directed by Konrad Winters, 8 p.m. Jan. 26-28 and Feb. 2-3; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Feb. 4, Monarch Theatre. 3-5305. $

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