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January 31, 2006

Case and OneCleveland help Cleveland to make ranks of top intelligent communities of 2006

Cleveland is only U.S. city included in list from intelligent community forum A prestigious think tank has named Cleveland one of the world's "Top Seven Intelligent Communities of 2006," thanks in great part to the efforts of Case Western Reserve...

January 30, 2006

Straight from science fiction...Star Trek's holodeck inspires Case communication sciences professor

To work with VirTra Systems to design world's first virtual reality theater for speech therapy Inspired by Star Trek's holodeck, Case Western Reserve University Assistant Professor Stacy Williams has dreamed—for more than a decade—of building a virtual reality theater to...

January 27, 2006

The Space Between Us...a new novel by Thrity Umrigar

Hired help comes to know a family's dirty secrets, from its soiled laundry to its concealed bruises. While the person who diligently scrubs the pots clean can be a confidante or a witness to what's hidden from the public,...

Entertainer, social activist Harry Belafonte to speak at Case February 7

This event has been postponed. Learn more. Belafonte will discuss his experiences in free, public talk at Strosacker Auditorium Harry Belafonte photo courtesy of Grabow Harry Belafonte—actor, singer and social activist—will speak at Case Western Reserve University on Tuesday, February...

January 26, 2006

Genetics study on Fuchs‚ Dystrophy launched by Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals of Cleveland

Researchers at the Vision Research Coordinating Center and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (Case) and University Hospitals of Cleveland (UHC) are leading a nationwide study of the genetics of Fuchs‚ Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy (FECD).

Huichol shaman to speak at Case, February 13

Learn about healing through personal transformation during the talk, "Crystal Heart: Renew and Healing Through Huichol Indian Shamanism," by internationally renown shaman and teacher Brant Secunda.

January 25, 2006

Case graduate E. Joshua Rosenkranz tapped to argue high-profile case before U.S. Supreme Court

A recent high-profile case argued before the United States Supreme Court has a strong connection to Case Western Reserve University. The case, FAIR v. Rumsfeld, involved military recruitment at law schools. The connection was in the person of E....

Case community raises $6,000 to aid needy families in Cleveland and Hurricane Katrina victims

Case Western Reserve University's annual Basket Raffle proceeds benefit Salvation Army programs In about 24 hours, the Case Western Reserve University community raised $6,000 for victims of Hurricane Katrina who relocated to the Cleveland area, as well as other needy...

January 24, 2006

CIT's Hollis remembers great career, WRU loss

John Hollis holds the distinction of being the only Case basketball player to score over 1,000 points. Hollis played for Case Institute of Technology over 50 years ago when there was no shot clock or three-point line. "I know...

Putting healthy, happy smiles on children's faces

Case joins efforts with the ODA, ADA on Feb. 3 for 4th annual Give Kids a Smile! Day Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine will host the Ohio Dental Association's statewide launch of Give Kids a Smile! Day...

January 23, 2006

Weatherhead School of Management and Cleveland Clinic launch joint program to train health care management professionals

Health Management Scholars Program will combine Weatherhead MBA, management training at the Clinic Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management and The Cleveland Clinic are joining forces to train professionals interested in managing health care institutions. The Weatherhead School...

John Whealan, Deputy General Counsel and Solicitor at U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, to speak at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Whealan will deliver annual distinguished intellectual property lecture "The Role of the Solicitor's Office in Shaping Patent Policy" will be the subject of the 2006 Distinguished Intellectual Property Lecture at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. The lecture...

January 20, 2006

Case Western Reserve University School of Law to host mock congressional hearing on NSA wiretap controversy

Event will feature national security law experts Ruth Wedgwood and David Cole On December 16, 2005, the New York Times broke the story that the Bush Administration had ordered the National Security Agency to monitor international telephone calls and e-mails...

January 19, 2006

Baila Miller returns to MSASS for art exhibition

Former faculty member's life takes new direction in retirement Baila Miller, a retired professor of social work from the Mandel School of Social Sciences, is stirring up a storm these days—that is one in acrylics on paper and canvas. Miller's...

January 18, 2006

Prison inmates say sexual violence in penitentiaries is a stereotypical belief

Case social scientist reveals in a national cultural study of prison rape that prison inmates say conventional beliefs about prison rape are questionable Mark Fleisher In a ground-breaking cultural study on rape and sexuality in prisons, a Case Western Reserve...

January 17, 2006

Case Western Reserve University receives Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award

Award recognizes an individual, business or organization that has positively impacted Cleveland in the spirit of the teachings and example of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Case Western Reserve University is being recognized for its commitment to the community with...

Case Western Reserve University School of Law completes library renovation

Library adds group study rooms, natural lighting to become more user-friendly The Case Western Reserve University School of Law's library has gone from being largely a "warehouse for books" to a place where students enjoy coming to read, study, and...

January 13, 2006

Case's 2005 Treu-Mart Youth Fellows begin youth training

Professional development will benefit youth throughout Northeast Ohio Learning how to bring out the best in middle school youth and building on their strengths are on the agenda for 14 Treu-Mart Youth Development Fellows, named by Case Western Reserve University's...

January 12, 2006

Video game development: a new trend and a new class at the Case School of Engineering

He looked kind of like a little red smurf, but Alizarin was actually more like a red roaming gnome trying to make it to the end of a long journey. All the cherubic, bouncy and focused little creature had...

Four Weatherhead faculty members to discuss their latest books at upcoming breakfast lecture

Event is third in year-long breakfast series sponsored by Crowe Chizek Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management kicks off the second half of its 2005-06 series of breakfast lectures later this month when four Weatherhead faculty will discuss...

January 11, 2006

Governments should aid process of creating industry clusters rather than specific industries, according to study from Weatherhead School of Management

Most clusters arise spontaneously, study findsBo Carlsson As jobs in many traditional manufacturing industries have declined or disappeared in recent decades, policymakers have sought ways for government to help stimulate the creation of new jobs Frequently the goal has been...

Case Western Reserve University School of Law student selected for Legal Aid Society fellowship

Tomar Brown, a third-year student at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, has been selected as a 2006-2008 Equal Justice Works Fellow by the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland. She is the first Case student ever to receive the...

Outwit, outplay, outlast: "Survivor" cast member, a Bolton School alumna, meets Case's next generation of nurses

In the jungles and Mayan ruins of Guatemala, Margaret Bobonich, MSN '00, endured mud, mosquitoes and triple-digit heat—and lived among 15 strangers who put a target on her back—in the hopes of winning a $1 million prize. But when she...

January 10, 2006

Maimone receives Woody Hayes National Scholar Athlete Award

It has been nearly two months since Case Western Reserve University football player Santo Maimone (Eastlake, OH) played his last football game for the Spartans yet he is still racking up awards. Maimone, who had both an impressive athletic...

Lessons from Vietnam for Iraq are focus of four public talks at Case Western Reserve University in January and February

Is the Iraq war another Vietnam? Case Western Reserve University's Center for Policy Studies will sponsor "Iraq and Vietnam," a series of four free, public talks in January and February to provide varying perspectives of historians, political scientists and military...

January 09, 2006

Pulitzer prize-winning author Jared Diamond to deliver 2006 Distinguished Lecture at Case Western Reserve University

Author to speak on his latest book, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed Jared Diamond, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies will deliver the 2006 Distinguished Lecture at Case Western...

January 06, 2006

Case radio station earns perfect score on surprise FCC inspection

Station received Certificate of Compliance, is exempt from random FCC inspections for three years WRUW-FM 91.1, the campus radio station of Case Western Reserve University, was recently notified that it passed the Ohio Association of Broadcasters FCC inspection, and that...

January 05, 2006

Human genome will be topic when School of Medicine Dean Ralph I. Horwitz, M.D., speaks at City Club Jan. 27

"Realizing the Promise of the Human Genome and its Impact on Patient Care" will be the topic when Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Dean Ralph I. Horwitz, M.D., speaks at the City Club of Cleveland at noon...

January 04, 2006

What's in the market for 3-D dental imaging?

Dentist report on new computerized tomography systems Cone beam computerized tomography (CBCT) increasingly has become the newest technology for orthodontists to use in diagnosing complicated oral health problems. Reporting on four new CBCT systems in the December issue of the...

January 03, 2006

Weatherhead School Dean Myron Roomkin named to Kauffman Foundation Commission on Entrepreneurial Curriculum

Commission will advise foundation on developing university-level curriculum for entrepreneurship Myron Roomkin, dean and Albert J. Weatherhead, III Professor of Management at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, has been named to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Commission...