InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Monday, March 12, 2012

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Rwandan Genocide Survivor to Deliver Wallenberg Lecture at ODU

Immaculée Ilibagiza, a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, will deliver the Marc and Connie Jacobson Raoul Wallenberg Humanitarian Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 20. (Full Story)

Naomi Wolf Is Keynote Speaker for Women's History Month: 'What's Next for Feminism?'

Author, social critic and political activist Naomi Wolf, the keynote speaker for Women's History Month at ODU, will give a talk on "What's Next for Feminism, and Why Should I Care?" March 15. (Full Story)

Diehn Concert Series Features Pianist Andrew Willis

Pianist Andrew Willis, who performs in the U.S. and abroad on pianos of every period, comes to the Chandler Recital Hall stage at 8 p.m. March 19 for the Diehn Concert Series. He will be accompanied by the ODU Orchestra in a Mozart concerto as part of his performance. (Full Story)

Women's Center Announces Women's History Month Activities, Events

Following the keynote address by Naomi Wolf and reading by Evelina Galang, both on March 15, ODU's celebration of Women's History Month continues with two weeks full of activities and events on campus. (Full Story)

ODU to Host CIT First-Round Game Tuesday; Tickets on Sale Today

The Monarchs will host the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers of the Big South Conference in the first round of the fourth annual Postseason Tournament at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13. (Full Story)

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'Idiots Karamazov' Opens March 15 at University Theatre (Full Story)

'Comfort Women' of WWII Is Topic of Talk by Former Faculty Member Evelina Galang (Full Story)

Porter to Discuss His Risky Driving Research for Saturday Science Series (Full Story)

Writers Invited to Discover Their Artistic Muse at Ekphrastic Poetry Event (Full Story)

Free Tdap Vaccinations – to Protect Against Whooping Cough – Available March 16 (Full Story)

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Flower Power: A Campus Photo Essay on the Eve of Spring

On the calendar, spring is still a week away, but several areas on campus already are sporting splashes of color following the region's mild winter. Herewith, a look at some of ODU's flower power. (Full Story)

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AUA Presents Administrator of Year Award to Worth Pickering (More)

Engineers Club of Hampton Roads Presents Distinguished Service Award to Linda Vahala (More)


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Few people were out and about on campus during spring break last week, but Kaufman Mall was well populated with colorful daffodils.

Section Heading: Events

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

Wed., Fri. & Sat., March 14, 16, 17

"Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows," sponsored by the Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 3-4818

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

Monday, March 19

Lunafest, national film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues and highlighting women filmmakers, 6:30 p.m. (reception and raffle), 7 p.m. (films), University Theatre

Diehn Concert, featuring pianist Andrew Willis, 8 p.m., Diehn Center. 3-5305. $

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