InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, February 2, 2012

Section Heading: Top Stories

Civil Rights Icon Ruby Bridges to Deliver Keynote Lecture for Black History Month

Ruby Bridges will give the keynote lecture for ODU's Black History Month 2012. Bridges, who faced incredible racism and discrimination as the first African American child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South, will speak at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 in Webb Center. (Full Story)

President Broderick Appointed to AASCU Council of State Representatives

ODU President John Broderick has been appointed to the AASCU Council of State Representatives. His term began Jan. 25 and runs through Dec. 31, 2013. (Full Story)

Katsioloudis to Head New Industrial and Scientific Research Center

A recent collaboration between the Department of STEM Education and Professional Studies and the ODU Business Gateway has resulted in the creation of the Industrial and Scientific Research Center. (Full Story)

Students Getting Down and Dirty for Today's RecycleMania Waste Audit

Students will be doing some "dumpster diving" today as part of ODU's participation in RecycleMania, a friendly competition among college and university recycling programs in North America and Canada. (Full Story)

Section Heading: More News

New Book by ODU's Socha Accentuates the Positive in Interpersonal Communication (Full Story)

'Using Social Networking to Engage Students' Is Topic for Provost's Conversations Series (Full Story)

TowneBank's Robert Aston Tapped to Receive Economic Impact Award (Full Story)

Former Board of Visitors Rector Frank Crenshaw Dies (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

ODU to Host Oyster Bowl for Next Five Years, Thanks to New Contract

The Oyster Bowl, which returned to Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium last fall after a 15-year absence, will remain part of the ODU home football schedule for the next five years. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

Human Movement Sciences Prof Elected a Fellow in Professional Organization (More)


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Section Heading: A picture is worth ...

Eleanor Bader, longtime supporter of the Virginia Opera and the ODU Libraries, views some of the posters on display for the exhibit "Celebrating the History of Virginia Opera" during a reception on Sunday. The exhibit contains posters, programs, costume and wig designs, photographs and fliers from the Virginia Opera Papers, housed in Special Collections and University Archives of the University Libraries. They are on display in the Library Art Gallery on the first floor of Perry Library until Feb. 13.

Section Heading: Events

Thurs., Feb. 2, to Sat., Feb. 4

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

Friday, Feb. 3

"Her Melody Lingers On" concert to benefit the Claire Cucchiari-Loring Memorial Scholarship, 7:30 p.m., Diehn Center. 3-5305. $

Monday, Feb. 6

Screening of "Central Station" for the film series "Intergenerational Relationships in Modern Cinema," 5-7:30 p.m., Va. Beach Higher Education Center

Tuesday, Feb. 7

"Learning Commons Services and Technologies for Faculty": Discover all the resources and services you and your students can use in the Perry Library Learning Commons, 10-11 a.m. 3-4183

College Majors Fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Learning Commons, Perry Library. 3-4805

Wednesday, Feb. 8

Master class with Ronald Barron, retired principal trombone, Boston Symphony Orchestra, 2-5 p.m., Diehn Center. 3-4061

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