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February 28, 2006

Case students take honorable mention to Join USA Today's All-American Academic Team

Looking to the future Choi and Mathur put medicine and public health as priorities Two Case Western Reserve University seniors are among some of the brightest students in America and singled out for their outstanding academic careers and contributions to...

Case administrators help to build economic ties between Israel and Northeast Ohio

Mark Coticchia and Lev Gonick among Delegation of Technology, Community and Business Leaders to Visit Israel Two top Case administrators were among a high-powered delegation of Cleveland-area technology, community and business leaders who recently visited Israel to strengthen the growing...

February 27, 2006

Case community spotlights principles of ethics, fair scholarship during first annual "Integrity Week"

Highlights include talk by nationally known author David Callahan, "Pledge to Integrity" banner David Callahan Ethics and fair scholarship are the focus of the Academic Integrity Board's first annual "Integrity Week", slated for February 27 through March 3 at various...

February 24, 2006

Case School of Engineering professor applies virtual reality simulation to train world's brain and heart surgeons

Another research project of the professor's could virtually eliminate need for heart/lung machines M. Cenk Cavusoglu Virtual reality simulation tools are already revolutionizing the way dentists are taught at Case Western Reserve University—and if M. Cenk Cavusoglu has his way,...

Lecture at Case Western Reserve University School of Law to Explore Role of Labor Law in Decline of Unions

University of Texas law professor Julius Getman will deliver Rush McKnight Labor Law Lecture One of the nation's foremost labor law experts will discuss how labor laws have affected the decline of unions in an upcoming lecture at Case Western...

February 23, 2006

Hough boys to experience the classroom of Africa

With MSASS professor who will accompany International Partners in Mission trip Sharon Milligan Nine teenage boys from Cleveland's Hough neighborhood have earned a rite of passage that gives them a ticket for a 10-day trip to Kenya and Tanzania. Sharon...

February 22, 2006

The readiness is all: preparing to move

Case biologists show that what a neuron can do is a function of mechanical context The brain as command center for bodily movement was too simple an idea, thought the Russian physiologist Nicolas Bernstein some 60 years ago. After studying...

Cleveland Foodbank and the Aids Taskforce honored with new Innovation Award from Case's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations

David Simpson, CEO of the Hospice of the Western Reserve receives the 2006 Leadership Award The Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University, a nationally recognized graduate program designed to build leadership skills in the nonprofit community,...

February 21, 2006

University unearths 1915 time capsule at site of West Quad

Capsule contains documents pertaining to founding of Mt. Sinai Hospital and, newspapers Case Western Reserve University President Edward M. Hundert (left) presents to Bennett Yanowitz, chairman of the board of directors for the Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation, a time...

Harry Belafonte talk rescheduled for February 28

Harry Belafonte photo courtesy of Grabow The Harry Belafonte talk that was recently postponed has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 28 at 7 p.m. in Strosacker Auditorium, 2125 Adelbert Road. Tickets from the previously scheduled date will be honored....

February 20, 2006

Case Western Reserve University celebrates, observes National Engineers' Week, February 18-24

The Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University is holding several events this week to celebrate National Engineers Week February 18-24. "E-Week" is dedicated to the recognition and promotion of engineering as a career and how the...

Weatherhead School of Management to host panel discussion on challenges and opportunities of doing business abroad

Event will feature representatives from Eaton Corporation, Invacare Corporation, and law firm of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP With a population of more than one billion and a burgeoning economy, China represents an enormous potential market for American companies....

February 17, 2006

Reporters on the frontline of news to speak at Case

As part of the Susie Gharib Distinguished Lectureship in Journalism series Hafez Al-Mirazi Susie Gharib Hafez Al-Mirazi, the host of the Al Jazeera Arabic television show From Washington, will be the first speaker in the 2006 "Conversations with America's Premier...

February 16, 2006

Civil rights pioneer Fred Gray to speak at Case's MLK Celebration February 27

Gray was attorney for Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks; sought justice on several high-profile cases A man who sought justice on behalf of both Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks is the keynote speaker for Case Western Reserve...

February 15, 2006

Case professor sees contrast of Dr. King's and wife's passing

Is captured in photo of historic moment at Dr. King's viewing at Spelman College Sharon Milligan and her historic image The French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson calls it "the decisive moment"—that split second that is frozen on the frame of...

Improved communication between families, health care providers can help reduce cost, length of stay in ICU, Case nursing researchers say

About 5-10% of chronically critically ill patients utilize half of all intensive care unit resources Barbara J. Daly A growing population of chronically critically ill (CCI) patients use approximately half of all hospital intensive care unit (ICU) resources at...

February 14, 2006

"Chemists Go Green" is topic for Case's Frontiers Colloquium

Green Chemistry Institute leader's talk launches 2006 series More and more chemists are "going green"—thinking about the environment when they design new molecules, compounds and products. Paul Anastas, director of the American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry Institute, will give the...

Case's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing honoring Cleveland-Area "Educators Who Make a Difference"

Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing teamed up in November 2004 with Cleveland's WAKS-FM (KISS-FM 96.5) and Dave & Buster's Restaurants to recognize area educators through their "Educators Who Make a Difference" program. On Wednesday,...

February 13, 2006

Chief Prosecutor at the Military Commissions Office to discuss prosecuting Guantanamo Bay detainees at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Speech will be first public explanation of u.s. government's view The Chief Prosecutor at the Office of Military Commissions, responsible for prosecuting suspected terrorists detained at Guantanamo Bay, will offer the first-ever public speech detailing the U.S. government's rationale for...

February 10, 2006

Polymer science for everyone: Case School of Engineering faculty, students show that plastics can be interesting—and lots of fun

World of polymers brought to kids at Cleveland Museum of Natural History event "Do you guys do birthday parties?" That was the question a mother of four young girls asked Case School of Engineering professors Christoph Weder and Stuart J....

February 09, 2006

Programs, resources mark Black History Month observances at Case

Highlights include MLK program featuring Fred Gray, attorney and civil rights advocate Black History Month at Case Western Reserve University is being observed with a variety of programs, lectures and resources for the entire campus community. Celebrated annually each February,...

Famed Nazi hunter Eli Rosenbaum to speak at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Rosenbaum Will Deliver Annual Klatsky Seminar in Human Rights Address Eli M. Rosenbaum, the nation's best-known hunter of accused Nazi war criminals, will deliver the Klatsky Seminar in Human Rights at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Rosenbaum,...

February 08, 2006

Here-there is one seamless talk for Case English professor

Stonum introduces New World Symphony concert in Miami via Internet2 "Good evening and welcome to a high-tech talk about a very low-tech poet, Emily Dickinson." With these words, Gary Stonum, Case Western Reserve University's Oviatt Professor of English, began...

February 07, 2006

When we say the wrong thing…

Case and Kent State researchers look at repairing regretted messages The minute the words are said, the regret sets in. Communication scientists from Case Western Reserve University and Kent State University have studied how and why people choose certain ways...

February 06, 2006

Case Dental School offers free dental exam, cleaning

On February 11 for adults 18 years old and older The dental clinic at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine will offer adults 18 years old and older a free dental exam, teeth cleaning and x-rays Saturday, February...

Hokenstad to testify at U.N. on poverty and disaster relief

Will represent the International Association of Schools of Social Work M.C. "Terry" Hokenstad, the Ralph S. and Dorothy P. Schmitte Professor and professor of international health at Case Western Reserve University's Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, will testify on...

Harry Belafonte event scheduled for February 7 is postponed

The Harry Belafonte talk has been rescheduled for February 28 at 7 p.m. in Strosacker Auditorium. Belafonte, a civil rights pioneer, has been asked to speak at Coretta Scott King's funeral Harry Belafonte photo courtesy of Grabow The Harry Belafonte...

February 03, 2006

CIT graduate, a pioneering scientist and former running star at Case, took fast track to the top of his field

When you think about the field of optics, also known as the science of light and applied in everything from DVDs, CDs, laser printers, computer chips, fiber optic communications and telescopes—the name James Wyant may not automatically pop into...

February 02, 2006

Researcher speaks out about the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Gives the inaugural talk in Case's College Scholars Spring Lecture Series The Tuskegee Syphilis Study has come to symbolize unethical medical research. Susan M. Reverby, the editor of Tuskegee's Truths: Rethinking the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, will give the inaugural talk...

Gift tax expert Douglas Kahn to speak at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Kahn will present 2006 Sugarman Scholar-in-Residence Tax Lecture Why doesn't the Internal Revenue Service treat gifts as taxable income, when it does tax income earned from actual work? How useful is the standard courts employ when deciding what is a...

February 01, 2006

Drazetic named assistant dean for professional program management at Weatherhead School of Management

Sarah Drazetic has been appointed assistant dean for professional program management at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management. In that position she is responsible for supporting the Weatherhead School's full-time and part-time MBA programs, and all master's...