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75th Commemoration

Past Featured Faculty


Then and Now

A look back in images at the changes which have taken place in ODU over the past 75 years.



Campus View in 1950



Campus View in 2003


Nancy Wade - A Biology Legend
(late 1960s)



Nancy Wade - Still making her mark!


Dr. John Alfriend at the dedication of
the Alfriend Chemistry Building  (1950)


     Alfriend Chemistry Building today



Dr. Henry Merwin using an Orrery
Model of the Solar System  (1970)



Dr. Henry Merwin today teaching
Astronomy in the Pretlow Planetarium



Geology Field Trip  (1978)



Geology Field Trip
Different Students Same Rocks



Analytical Chemistry Lab  (1973)



Not your father's Chemistry Lab



Chemistry Lab Somehow we survived
Dr. Roy Williams  (1970)



Chemistry Lab - Still Surviving



Chem Lab - Mix this carefully
Dr. C.S. Sherwood and Students



Chem Lab - Safety is still a priority



R/V Albatross (1969)



R/V Fay Slover  (2003)



Dr. Gary Copeland -
Mobile Air Pollution Lab (1970)



Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric
Sciences Mobile Laboratory



Geology Lab (1970)



Geology Lab hasn't changed much



Dr. Gerry Levy - the Dismal Swamp (1973) 



Dr. Lytton Musselman with students



Spectrometer in Astronomy Lab (1970)



Astronomy Lab today



Physics Lab were fun (1970)



Physics Lab - Now



Dr. Jake Becher (I) & Dr. George O' Felt
Physics Research (1968)



The Physics Department built the large
particle detector for Jefferson labs



Sarah J. Miller - Industrial Psychology
Performance Assessment Lab (1978)



Psychology Research
Adaptive Automation Studies



War Training Program, Engineer
Science & Management students (1950)



Military Students are still an important
part of the student body



Ron Johnson
Oceanographer Professor - Then



Ron Johnson
Oceanographer Professor - Now



Science Hall - Chemistry, Biology, Physics
lecture rooms and offices (1930)



Science Building - 2003
Oceanography and Physics



Building the Science Quad
Engineering.& CS Bldg - 2004



Newest Science Building - Coming Soon
Physical Sciences Building Phase II