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Mace & Crown | March 23, 2018

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Academics Archives * Page 2 of 2 * Mace & Crown

Sarah Glaser Shares Love for Comics Through New Major

January 31, 2016 |

Jason Kazi Staff Writer

While Old Dominion University offers over 50 academic options, when it comes to master’s degrees, there isn’t necessarily an ideal fit for everyone student’s interests. Graduate student Sarah Glaser is paving the way for fans of comics who come … Read More

Students Relax at ODU’s First Cat Cafe

October 25, 2015 | 1

Amy DeLaura Staff Writer

On Thursday, more than 150 people passed through room 2005 in the Barry Arts Building of Old Dominion University to attend “Cat Café,” an interactive session designed for students to … Read More

ODU Prepares Adjuncts, Future Faculty for the Classroom

April 26, 2015 |

By David Thornton News Editor

When the question of adjuncts and contingent faculty arises, a great deal of the discussion focuses on the working conditions and pay. But rarely does the issue of students, … Read More

ODU Administration Responds to Adjunct Concerns

April 11, 2015 |

By David Thornton News Editor

Over the past several years, difficulties faced by adjunct professors, including low pay, excessive hours and lack of benefits, have become one of the most discussed subjects in the world of … Read More

Online vs. Traditional Classes: What’s the Right Answer?

March 21, 2015 |

Jessica Perkins Staff Writer

There are positive and negative aspects of both online and traditional classes, and with Old Dominion being ranked number seven of all Virginian Universities by University Web Ranking 2015, and Old Dominion’s Distance Learning Program being ranked … Read More

ODU Adjunct Professors Speak Out for Better Work Conditions

March 1, 2015 |

By David Thornton News Editor

Bells rang out across the snowy landscape of ODU as professors and students marched to raise awareness for the plight of adjuncts Thursday. The “ring-in” was staged in conjunction … Read More

Finding a Balance Between Science and Ethics

January 30, 2015 |

By Libby Marshall Staff Writer

Dr. Gerard Magill, of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, and Dr. Jonathan Crane of Emory University confronted the ongoing moral debates surrounding the beginning of life and what defines it, who has the authority to declare it … Read More

Is Minimum Wage the Standard in Higher Learning?

January 24, 2015 | 2

Josh Whitener                                                                             … Read More

Bottled Up Brilliance

January 22, 2015 |

By Sara Fernandez                                                                           … Read More

Mass Pumpkin Casualties: Because Physics

November 14, 2014 |

A crowd of people gathered outside of the Batten Arts and Letters building Thursday afternoon to observe countless pumpkin casualties, and a few victorious pumpkin catches, at the Annual Pumpkin Drop sponsored by Old Dominion University’s Society of Physics Students … Read More

Monarchs for Monarchs Dramatically Increase Butterfly Population

November 12, 2014 | 2

ODU witnessed a dramatic and welcomed increase in the Monarch butterfly population across campus, thanks to the Monarchs for Monarchs program that was initiated last spring.

Now, there are bigger plans to expand the engaging program off campus through the … Read More

ODU opens Academic College for Non-traditional Students

October 8, 2014 |

The College of Continuing Education & Professional Development is the newest academic college at ODU. This college consists of centers for career switching, engineering, music, English language, executive development and education.

This college was developed on the basis of three ideas: … Read More