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2017 Fall Commencement 2 PM

Commencement Speakers: Uphold Values and Create Vision in the Workplace

More than 1,600 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees were awarded Dec. 16, a record for fall commencement at the University.


Forged in Steel

Across Campus - A Photo Essay

Every fall, the ODU Department of Art offers a class in blacksmithing in the Hixon Art Studio building. Using charcoal forges, students learn how to tend fires to heat metals for forging. Students participating in the class learn to make various objects from wrought iron or steel. Photos by Chuck Thomas

A Picture is Worth...

Winter Has ArrivedPhoto by Chuck Thomas

With unusually cold conditions settled in across the Hampton Roads region, the frozen Elizabeth River creates a beautiful winter landscape at Whitehurst Beach. Photo Chuck Thomas

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