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InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Section Heading: Top Stories

Learning Commons to Be Featured in American Libraries' Design Showcase

The ODU Libraries' submission for the Learning Commons@Perry Library has been selected for inclusion in the American Libraries magazine Library Design Showcase, the annual feature celebrating the best new and newly renovated or expanded libraries. (Full Story)

Filipina 'Comfort Women' of WWII Is Topic of Talk by Former Faculty Member Evelina Galang

National award-winning author and former ODU faculty member Evelina Galang will give a talk, "Living in the Lolas' House," March 15 at the Virginia Beach Center as part of the university's Women's History Month celebration. (Full Story)

Tidewater Science and Engineering Fair at ODU This Weekend

Students in grades 6-12 from throughout southeastern Virginia will compete Saturday in the Tidewater Science and Engineering Fair on campus. This 61st annual fair has been organized by the Tidewater Science Congress, and ODU is a sponsor as well as the host. (Full Story)

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Allen Clark Dies; Memorial Service Is Saturday

Allen K. Clark, professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry at ODU, died Wednesday, March 7, in Norfolk. He was 78. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, at Larchmont United Methodist Church. (Full Story)

Section Heading: More News

Wojtowicz to Discuss Digital Images in the Teaching of Art History for Provost's Series (Full Story)

Faculty Summer Institute Proposal Deadline Extended to March 11 (Full Story)

Hampton Roads Real Estate Market Review & Forecast Set for March 14 at Constant Center (Full Story)

Women's Studies Department to Host Works-in-Progress Conference (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

Bishop Sullivan a Winner Again in Blue Crab Bowl at ODU

For a record fifth year in a row, Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School in Virginia Beach has won the Annual Blue Crab Bowl, a daylong marine science academic tournament held this year at ODU. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

Real Estate Chair Featured in Wall Street Journal, L.A. Times (More)

Lady Monarchs' Betz-White Named CAA Rookie of the Year (More)


Published by the Office of University Relations, InsideODU is sent to faculty and staff on Monday and Thursday during the fall and spring semesters. It is distributed once a week, on Thursday, during the summer.

Section Heading: A picture is worth ...

To celebrate National Reading Day, students from ODU's Recreation and Tourism Studies program visited the Child Development Center last Friday to read books to the children. Above, Jess Ourand, a senior therapeutic recreation major from Virginia Beach, shares a Dr. Seuss favorite with his young audience.

Section Heading: Events

Saturday, March 10
Tidewater Science Fair, Webb Center. 3-5759

Monday, March 12

Board of Visitors Executive Committee meeting, noon, Board Room, Webb Center. No public comment will be received by the committee. 3-3072

Thursday, March 15

Evelina Galang, author and director of the Creative Writing Program, University of Miami, "Living in the Lolas' House," for Women's History Month, 12:30 p.m., 244 Va. Beach Center

Author, social critic and political activist Naomi Wolf, keynote address for Women's History Month, "What's Next for Feminism, and Why Should I Care?" 7 p.m. North Cafeteria, Webb Center

Through April 8

"Spectrum: Senior Exhibition 2012," showcasing the work of graduating seniors from the art department, Gordon Art Galleries. 3-6721

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