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ODU Entrepreneurial Film Project to Produce Feature-length Psychological Thriller

"The Ballerina" is the story of a desperate father's struggle to rescue his daughter from the torment of nightmarish apparitions. In March, production begins at ODU on the feature-length movie, which represents an "unprecedented" entrepreneurial collaboration between film industry professionals and faculty, staff and students.



Monarch Dining Chef Shares Latest Trends in College Food Service on Local TV Show

Campus food has come a long way. At ODU, Aramark/Monarch Dining provides resident and commuter students with myriad healthy dining options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In fact, the university is so proud of its culinary offerings that Executive Chef Bob Patton was a guest on "The Hampton Roads Show" last Tuesday, cooking up a storm.


ODU Graduate Monica Chattin Holland Honored as New Teacher of the Year

Old Dominion graduate Monica Chattin Holland is the first recipient of the New Teacher of the Year Award, presented by the Virginia Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children to extraordinary first-year teachers.

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto: Maryam M. Amer / Society of Women Engineers, ODU chapter

Zachary Desocio, a junior mechanical engineering major from Chesapeake, poses behind his Rube Goldberg "machine" before testing it Friday in the Kaufman Hall atrium. The competition was one of several activities last week sponsored by various student organizations from the Batten College of Engineering and Technology for "Geek Week," part of the college's observance of National Engineers Week. As noted on the official Rube Goldberg website: "A Rube Goldberg machine, contraption, invention, device, or apparatus is a deliberately over-engineered or overdone machine that performs a very simple task in a very complex fashion, usually including a chain reaction."

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