InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Monday, February 20, 2012

Section Heading: Top Stories

Yetiv Honored at Outstanding Faculty Awards Ceremony in Richmond

Steve Yetiv, ODU's 26th winner of a Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award, joined this year's 11 other honorees in Richmond Feb. 16 for an awards ceremony and recognition before the General Assembly. (Full Story)

Candidates for Sea Level Rise Research Post Will Present Seminars

ODU's search for a senior faculty member who can help lead the university's 15-month-old Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Initiative has been narrowed to three finalists. Each of the candidates will come to campus to be interviewed and to present a seminar. (Full Story)

Members of Solar Decathlon Team to Speak at Greening Virginia Universities Conference

Members of Team Tidewater will talk about Unit 6 Unplugged (the name for the ODU-HU entry in the 2011 Solar Decathlon) at the Greening Virginia Universities and Colleges Conference at George Mason University on Feb. 29. (Full Story)

Section Heading: More News

Materials Research Tests Everything from Blocking Radiation to Stopping Speeding Bullets (Full Story)

Former English Professor Jean Halladay Dies (Full Story)

'Successful Caregiving of Aging Family Members' Is Topic of Feb. 22 Presentation (Full Story)

Nursing, Education Faculty Members Appear on Community Affairs TV Programs (Full Story)

Dream Fund Award Proposals Due March 1 (Full Story)

ODU-NSU Baseball Game at Harbor Park to Serve as Fundraiser for Both Programs (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

Learning Commons, Student Success Center in Spotlight at Open House

As ODU held a formal open house in the middle of the Learning Commons last Thursday afternoon, it seemed only fitting that the new addition to the front of Perry Library was filled with students engaged in both quiet study and collaborative projects. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

ODU's Joshi Named a Fellow of IEEE Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Society (More)

Champion of Diversity Awards Presented (More)


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Lynn Waltz, assistant director of the Tri-Cities Center, raises her glass at the Association of University Administrators' wine and chocolate tasting on Feb. 15. The annual event was held at Borjo Coffeehouse. Pictured with Waltz, at right, is Susan Prior, assistant director for distance learning planning and development. On the left is Arminda Israel, an adviser in the Darden College of Education's Office of Teacher Education Services and Advising.

Section Heading: Events

Monday, Feb. 20

"Volver" for the "Intergenerational Relationships in Modern Cinema" film series, 5-7:30 p.m., 244 Va. Beach Center

Diehn Concert, featuring classical musicians David Finckel, cello, and Wu Han, piano, 8 p.m., Diehn Center. 3-5305. $

Tuesday, Feb. 21

International Café: "The African Diaspora of England," a talk by Victoria Time, sociology and criminal justice dept., 12:30 p.m., 2114 Intercultural Center, Webb Center

Parking Services feedback meeting, 12:30 p.m., Rooms 310 and 311, Perry Library

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, a program supporting an end of violence against women, 12:30-1:30 p.m., Kaufman Mall. 3-4109

Faculty Senate meeting, 3 p.m., Portsmouth/Va. Beach Room, Webb Center

Thursday, Feb. 23

Tami Al-Hazza, associate professor of teaching and learning, "Developing Rapport with Students in a Collegiate Environment" for the Provost's Conversations on Teaching and Learning, 12:30 p.m., Learning Commons, Perry Library. 3-4252.

Sunday, Feb. 26

ODU Wind Ensemble, 3 p.m., Diehn Center

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