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When Opportunity Knocked During Her College Career, Cherese Lewis Was Quick to Answer

Since arriving at ODU from Richmond four years ago, Cherese Lewis has operated by this credo: There's nothing more expensive than a missed opportunity. With that in mind, the 22-year-old, who will graduate May 10 with a degree in public health - and an eye on medical school - has taken advantage of every opportunity that has come her way during her time at the university.



Blue Agave: Can It Produce Both Tequila and Biofuels?

Anyone who has ever thrown back a shot of tequila may not be surprised to learn that researchers at ODU are using the "T-word" these days in reference to high-octane alternative fuels.


Photo Essay – The Campus in Bloom

Some of the blooms have faded by now, but it wasn't that long ago that spring's rebirth produced a plethora of color throughout the grounds. Pictured here are some of the more striking flowering plants, bushes and trees one could see on a walking tour of the campus.

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto: Chuck Thomas

Arthur Diamonstein presents the General Douglas MacArthur ROTC Leadership Award to Cadet Steven Andrews at the Army ROTC Monarch Battalion's 39th annual President's Review and Awards Ceremony on April 30. The award, which includes a check for $500, is presented to the third-year cadet most highly regarded by his or her peers. Diamonstein is a former chairman of the General Douglas MacArthur Foundation and a former rector of the ODU Board of Visitors

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