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Monday Jul 21 | WRIC-TV Richmond

Virginia humanities projects receive grants

The largest grant of more than $324,000 will fund a project at Old Dominion University to help researchers with archiving websites and navigating archived collections.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia

Monday Jul 21 | The Virginian-Pilot

Professor: How we park says something about us

If they tend to back into spaces, it actually means they're forward-thinking, says Old Dominion University business professor Shaomin Li.

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Related Topix: Kill Devil Hills, NC, Princeton University

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Local Colleges Have No Plans To Ditch SAT, ACT For Admissions

A growing list of American colleges, including Old Dominion University, is going SAT optional when it comes to admitting prospective students.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

See "The Lego Movie" free in Hampton at Mill Point Park. Pictured : Lego minifigures Emmet , Wyldstyle and Batman in the 3D computer animated adventure.

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Related Topix: Hampton, VA, Pop/Rock, Phillip Phillips, Williamsburg, VA, Yorktown, VA, Entertainment

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Chris Horne on ODU student death in Peru

The mother of an Old Dominion University Student student and Virginia Beach native said he died this week while on a pre-med internship in Peru.

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Related Topix: Virginia Beach, VA

WTKR-TV Norfolk

Welcome back Beverly Kidd

She grew up on the water in the Chick's Beach section of Virginia Beach. We visited Beverly Kidd's old neighborhood, and it brought back memories of crabbing and skim-boarding.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

International maritime academics converge on Norfolk

More than 200 maritime academics from all over the world are in town this week for a conference exploring the potential impacts of the expansion of the Panama Canal.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Ex-ODU student gets 25 years for killing 17-year-old

A former Old Dominion University student was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison for killing a 17-year-old boy last year following a botched gun purchase.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Chesapeake, VA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Hampton Roads Daily Press

TidewaterBiz event (with photos): Economist says Hampton Roads jobs recovery stalls

The private sector needs to step it up if Hampton Roads wants to see further economic growth, Old Dominion University economist Vinod Agarwal told more than 150 attendees of the TidewaterBiz networking event on July 8. Currently, 42 percent of the region's economic output is tied to defense spending.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

ODU music professor Lee Teply dies

Lee Teply, an Old Dominion University music history professor and the music director at First Lutheran Church of Norfolk, has died.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Debt hampers Va. college graduates' financial goals

Joe Blount and his wife Rebekah knew paying for their education would be an investment.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Hampton University, Newport News, VA, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

People in the Twin Tiers: College news, military news, class reunions

College news * Heather Brautigan of Horseheads was named to the spring semester dean's list at Keuka College.

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Related Topix: Keuka College, Ithaca College, US Military, US Army, Lake Erie College, Texas

GlobeNewswire

Photo Release--Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton Tours The...

Huntington Ingalls Industries hosted Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton Wednesday for a tour of The Apprentice School at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Newport News, VA

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

15 tips to make a successful transition to college

Beth Ann Dickie, director of educational accessibility at Old Dominion University, was on The Hampton Roads Show Thursday to share some helpful tips on what she calls "The Freshman 15," and how to make a successful transition to college.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Hundreds of solar panels sit atop the student recreation center at Old Dominion University.

Old Dominion University and Dominion Virginia Power picked a sunny July day to dedicate a massive solar grid at the school.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

The art of weightlifting with Caine Wilkes

Chesapeake native Caine Wilkes seeks a perfect balance between his passion of art and weightlifting.

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The Virginian-Pilot

ODU, Dominion to celebrate new solar array

Dominion Virginia Power will hold a dedication ceremony today for its rooftoop solar array on the roof of the Student Recreation Center at Old Dominion University.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Virginia Government

Radio Ink

How Technology Has Changed The Industry

In a lengthy in The Virginian-Pilot , writer Clay Barbour speaks to several out-of-work DJ's and one professor who lament about the radio of yesteryear.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Government Computer News

screenshot of the Hurricane Evacuation Encouragement Demonstrator

Just in time for hurricane season, Old Dominion University's Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center has developed a tool designed to graphically demonstrate to residents of southeastern Virginia the threat posed by high winds and rising water during a storm.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather

Examiner.com

5 colleges make major changes in test policies for 2014-15

In the run-up to the 2014-15 admissions season, five well respected colleges are making major changes in the way they will consider standardized test scores.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Hampshire College, Hofstra University, Wesleyan University

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