InsideODU: News for Faculty and Staff
Monday, March 19, 2012

Section Heading: Top Stories

ODU Libraries' DOVE, AARP Launch School Desegregation History Project

Desegregation of Virginia Education (DOVE), the collaborative history project hosted at ODU, joined with AARP Virginia and other sponsors March 14 in Richmond to kick off "School Desegregation: Learn, Preserve and Empower." (Full Story)

Navy Exercise on March 23 Has Potential for Traffic Congestion Near Campus

Naval Station Norfolk will engage in the full-scale exercise Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield this week. As was the case last year, there is the potential for widespread traffic congestion along Hampton Boulevard the morning of the call-in, Friday, March 23. (Full Story)

ODU Appoints New Director of Peninsula Higher Education Center

Barry Miller, formerly the assistant director of recreation at the University of Delaware, joined Old Dominion March 12 as director of the Peninsula Higher Education Center. (Full Story)

CSA Subscriptions for Spring-Season Produce Due March 23

After a successful first year of providing fresh local fruits and vegetables to members of the campus community, the CSA @ ODU is offering spring-season subscriptions once again. (Full Story)

Section Heading: More News

CCSLRI Teams to Present Preliminary Findings from Their Research (Full Story)

Women's History Month Celebration Continues This Week with Variety of Programs (Full Story)

SIAM Conference March 24 Bringing Math Awareness to ODU (Full Story)

Underwater Robots that Measure Seawater Movement Is Topic of CCPO Seminar Today (Full Story)

Section Heading: Features

Chemistry Doctoral Student Wins NOAA Research Fellowship

Rajaa Mesfioui, a Ph.D. student in chemistry, has been awarded a NOAA National Estuarine Research Reserve System Fellowship supporting her work analyzing organic nitrogen pollution transported by rivers into coastal waters. (Full Story)

Section Heading: Kudos

Marty Bradley to Receive NATA Most Distinguished Athletic Trainer Award (More)


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ODU first baseman Chris Baker, a senior from Chesapeake, awaits a pickoff throw in last Monday's home game against VMI. The Monarchs beat the Keydets 13-12 in 10 innings. ODU's next home game is scheduled for 3 p.m. today against Massachusetts, followed by a three-game homestand against Hofstra March 23-25.

Section Heading: Events

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. $

Tuesday, March 20
Maura Hametz, associate professor of history, "Sissi in Liberty Square: Nostalgia, Memory and Politics of the Habsburg Empress in Contemporary Italy," for the International Literary and Cultural Studies Research Forum, 12:30 p.m., 9024 BAL

Parking feedback forum, 12:30 p.m., Learning Commons Conference Room 1310, Perry Library

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

Immacule Ilibagiza, Rwandan genocide survivor and author of "Left to Tell," the Marc and Connie Jacobson Raoul Wallenberg Humanitarian Lecture, 7:30 pm., North Cafeteria, Webb Center

Wednesday, March 21
Tour of the Monarch Theatre for the Association of University Administrators, hosted by Katherine Hammond, director of theatre, noon. RSVP by March 19:

Wed., Fri. & Sat., March 21, 23, 24
Movie, "Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol," sponsored by the Student Activities Council, 8 p.m., 102 MGB. 3-4818

Thursday, March 22
Apple products workshop, 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m., Monarch Techstore. Registration recommended: or 3-5611

Thursday, March 22 to Saturday, March 24
"Idiots Karamazov," 8 p.m. March 22-23, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. March 24, University Theatre. 3-5305. $

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