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Mark and Tammy Strome at there home in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, California.

ODU's Board of Visitors Formally Approves Name Change for Strome College of Business

Old Dominion University's Board of Visitors has formally approved the change of name of its business school to the Strome College of Business.



Ultimate Build-a-Boat

On June 7-8, ODU's Batten College of Engineering and Technology sponsored a contest, which was held during the recent Harborfest event in Norfolk, where participating teams were tasked with constructing a boat and floating it in the Elizabeth River. In all, 20 teams participated in the "Ultimate Build-a-Boat" contest, including three teams of Old Dominion University students.

Photos by Stacy Nixon

A Picture is Worth...

thepicturePhoto: Chuck Thomas

ODU's innovative teacher prep program Monarch Teach has gained notoriety for allowing math, science and technology majors to gain teacher licensure while earning a degree in their respective content areas. But who knew it could be so much fun? Praiwan Pitaksalee (left), director of Thailand's Bureau of Academic Affairs and Educational Standards, who was visiting ODU recently with a group from Thailand, is pictured laughing during a marshmallow challenge where participants tried to build the tallest freestanding tower possible with a marshmallow on top using only given supplies. Participants had ten minutes to complete the task that is intended to develop communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking skills in the classroom.

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