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Technology and Humanities Will Merge in 'ODU Writes a Book' Project

"A good writer possesses not only his own spirit but also the spirit of his friends." These wise words of 19th century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche will come to life Tuesday, Feb. 11, in the Learning Commons at Perry Library, where members of the ODU community will gather, in person and virtually, to write a book.



Across Campus in the Snow: A Photo Essay

While resident students and essential personnel had an opportunity to see the campus under a pristine, white blanket of snow on Wednesday, the rest of us experienced the cold and snow from the comfort of our homes. Plenty of the white stuff remained, however, as ODU returned to business this morning.


ODU Coach Is a Traveling Man on Tennis Circuit These Days

ODU's men's tennis team will play 17 of its 22 matches on its home courts this spring. But that doesn't mean Alsoja Piric, the team's coach, won't be on the road.

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto: Steve Daniel

Christopher Johnson, left, and Karla Baires-Rivera, senior ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences majors, talk with Rich Whittecar, associate professor of OEAS, during an outdoor class assignment Friday afternoon. They and other students in Whittecar's Structural Geology class used Brunton compasses to measure the orientation of titled rock beds around the Oceanography and Physics Building pond. Since there are no hard rocks in southeastern Virginia, faculty members had strategically placed a dozen "outcrops" around the pond so the students could learn geologic mapping skills. With the information they collected, the students then constructed a geologic map and used it to deduce a geologic "history," Whittecar explained.

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