[ skip to content ]

More Information about this image

You Visit Tour. Webb Lion Fountain. June 1 2017. Photo David B. Hollingsworth

Old Dominion University’s 2016 Top-Viewed News Stories

As another exciting year concludes at Old Dominion, the achievements of University students, staff and faculty were spotlighted repeatedly on the ODU News homepage.

Ranked by number of website visitors, the following 10 stories were our most viewed in 2016. Enjoy!

ODU Board of Visitors Approves Foreman Field Rebirth

Based on a research study, Old Dominion University's Board of Visitors endorse the idea of rebuilding Foreman Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium to enhance the football experience of fans.

U.S. News Ranking Puts ODU in Top Tier of National Universities

Old Dominion University is recognized as one the nation's top higher education institutions by U.S. News and World Report in its annual "Best Colleges" rankings. Old Dominion secures the #210 position in the "National Universities" category.

New Dining Facility Named for Kate and John R. Broderick

Old Dominion Board of Visitors vote unanimously to name the University's new stand-alone dining facility the Kate and John R. Broderick Dining Commons.

NSA Summer 2016 Internships/Co-ops/Scholarships Open

ODU's Center for Cybersecurity Education and Research is giving students the opportunity to explore internships, co-op programs, scholarships and work study programs with professionals in their field at the National Security Agency.

ODU receives historic gift of $35 million to build art museum

Old Dominion University announces plans for a new art museum that will become an educational and cultural resource for students, faculty, staff and the Hampton Roads community.

Stephanie G. Adams Named Dean of Engineering at Old Dominion

Stephanie G. Adams, professor and engineering education department head at Virginia Tech, is selected as the seventh dean of Old Dominion University's Frank Batten College of Engineering and Technology.

Kate and John R. Broderick Dining Commons to be Dedicated at Sept. 23 Event

Old Dominion University dedicates its new dining facility, the Kate and John R. Broderick Dining Commons.

Chip Gaines of HGTV's 'Fixer Upper' Will Visit ODU Nov. 28

Chip and Joanna Gaines, from HGTV's hit program "Fixer Upper," appear at Old Dominion University's Ted Constant Convocation Center.

Former ODU Monarch Swimmer Creates Updated Pace Clock

Former Old Dominion University swimmer Nate Tschohl invents a pace clock that can count seconds in two directions and allows swim coaches to program practice sets.

Old Dominion Among Top 5 Percent in Prestigious Worldwide Ranking

Old Dominion University receives global ranking of the world's top higher education institutions.

Site Navigation

Presidential Inauguration

ODU commemorated the inauguration of President Brian O. Hemphill, Ph.D., during Homecoming Weekend 2022. Relive the historic weekend.

Fall Open House

It's time to fall in love with ODU! Join us for our last Open House event of the semester on Saturday, November 19.

Commencement 2022

Visit the Commencement Office for information on event times, caps & gowns, tickets and more!