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March 31, 2006

Famed psychologist Arthur Jensen gives $350,000 gift

To aid the International Society for Intelligence Research’s work at Case Understanding how smart we are got a boost from two philanthropists interested in human intelligence. The International Society for Intelligence Research based at Case Western Reserve University—a dedicated group...

March 30, 2006

Weatherhead EMBA students organize ball to benefit Global Forum

Event will promote and raise funds for Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit's Global Forum and charitable organization Medwish The evening will feature a South African theme including South African wines, light hors d'oeuvres, dinner, and a...

March 29, 2006

Case Western Reserve University Greek Week festivities scheduled for April 2-9

Approximately 1,000 students will participate in a variety of events The building of a can castle, a rope pull and other fun activities are just a few signs of Greek Week, an annual tradition at Case Western Reserve University. Events...

March 28, 2006

Case dental school launches assistant training program

Now can offer qualifying applicants federal and merit financial aid packages Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine will expand its dental auxiliary programs to begin offering dental assistant training to its first class on August 7 in the...

March 27, 2006

University trustees authorize $5 million to renovate Kusch, Michelson and Glaser houses

Larger than expected undergraduate enrollment means residence halls will remain for foreseeable future Glaser House Kusch, Michelson and Glaser houses, the three 1960's-vintage residence halls at the top of Carlton Hill, will soon be getting major facelifts. Originally slated for...

March 24, 2006

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention head to keynote Case's May 21 commencement

Julie Gerberding earned both undergraduate and medical degree at Case Western Reserve University Julie Gerberding, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will deliver the keynote address at Case Western Reserve University's commencement ceremony on May 21...

March 23, 2006

Human defensins may be a new "antibiotic" to thwart disease

Dental and medical researchers collaborate on new research projects Imagine getting a cold, the flu or strep throat. Instead of swallowing an antibiotic or an over-the-counter medication, you rev up your body's natural immune engine to fight off viral,...

March 22, 2006

Lavelle named APSA Congressional Fellow

Among 40 political scientists, journalists and government workers will form class The American Political Science Association named Kathryn C. Lavelle—a Case Western Reserve University political scientist who specializes in international financial politics—the William A. Steiger fellow for 2006-2007. With this...

March 21, 2006

Gift to Case School of Engineering designed to foster student innovation and experiential learning opportunities

Largest-ever donation of nearly $6 million from alumni Larry and Sally Sears to transform electrical engineering education Sally Zlotnick Sears and Larry Sears Training electrical engineering students to be great technology innovators is the lofty goal of every engineering school....

March 20, 2006

Case Western Reserve University School of Law conference to simulate attack on nation's food supply

Panelists to include government officials, academics, and other experts from the U.S. and Canada Since the attacks of September 11, 2001 on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the nation has largely focused its security efforts on preventing further...

March 17, 2006

Case study results in 10 papers for national research meeting

Case dental research network provides access to preventive practices in dental offices Regardless of race, private practice dentists do not discriminate in services they provide their patients, according to a new study from Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental...

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...

March 16, 2006

Hundert Resigns Presidency of Case Western Reserve University

Edward M. Hundert, M.D., president of Case Western Reserve University, submitted his resignation Wednesday night to the University's Board of Trustees. Hundert's resignation will be effective September 1, 2006, allowing the Board to take the necessary time to select a...

Globalization isn't an American conspiracy

According to William Marling, author of How 'American" is Globalization? Is a McAmerican conspiracy pervading the world? Contrary to what people might think, says Case Western Reserve University Professor William Marling, the author of the new book, How "American" is...

Constitutional scholar Alan Brownstein to speak on free exercise of religion at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

UC Davis professor to deliver Brahms Lecture on Law & Religion Freedom of religion is a right that Americans value highly. But throughout the nation's history, the right to free exercise of religion has often clashed with the need for...

March 15, 2006

State of Ohio awards nearly $3 million in grant awards to Wright Fuel Cell Group partners

Goal is to make Ohio leader in fuel cell research and commercialization Ohio Gov. Bob Taft announced this week that more than $6 million in grants have been awarded to seven Ohio companies and research collaborations to assist in the...

Goldberg invited by Santa Fe Group "think tank"

To change public health outcomes for people without access to health care The zeal of Jerold S. Goldberg, Case Western Reserve University's dean of the School of Dental Medicine, to make changes in dental education and to improve the public's...

March 14, 2006

Maimone awarded NCAA postgraduate scholarship

You can add Postgraduate Scholarship to Santo Maimone's award list for this school year. The NCAA has announced that the Case Western Reserve University senior football player has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Maimone, an Eastlake, OH native,...

Health financing expert, professor J.B. Silvers, to discuss healthcare cost containment in breakfast series at Weatherhead School of Management

Since healthcare costs began soaring 25 years ago, employers have searched for ways to contain those costs in order to provide their employees with health insurance. The introduction of managed care in the 1990s slowed the rate of increase...

March 13, 2006

Case School of Law Associate Dean Hiram Chodosh named Dean of Quinney College of Law at University of Utah

Chodosh directed Cox International Law Center, Served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Hiram Chodosh, associate dean for academic affairs and the Joseph C. Hostetler-Baker & Hostetler Professor of Law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, has...

Talk show host, civil rights activist Judge Greg Mathis to speak at Unity Banquet

Mathis will help Case recognize outstanding students at March 31 program Popular talk show host and civil rights activist Greg Mathis will help Case's Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) acknowledge outstanding students during the 16th Annual Unity Banquet &...

March 10, 2006

The American obsession with the perfect lawn

Steinberg's muckracking book, American Green, mows down the turf-industry In his new book, American Green: The Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Lawn, Case Western Reserve University historian Ted Steinberg unlocks the mystery of the all-American landscape and winds up mowing...

March 09, 2006

University Memory and Aging Center part of national brain imaging study on Alzheimer's disease

Largest, Most Comprehensive Study of Its Kind The National Institutes of Health (NIH) seeks men and women in Northeast Ohio between the ages of 55 and 90 to participate in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), a landmark research study....

March 08, 2006

Case law students to spend spring break helping with Katrina recovery effort

Students will Aid with Legal Tasks, Cleanup and Rebuilding While many university students will spend their spring breaks enjoying sun and surf in places like Florida and Mexico, a group of Case Western Reserve University law students will spend...

March 07, 2006

Case Western Reserve University, Ohio State, materials group team up to create high-powered ultrasonics center

Center to focus initially on manufacturing processes, physical and chemical materials processing Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University and EWI, an engineering and technology research organization based in Columbus, Ohio, are collaborating to establish a Center for...

March 06, 2006

Alum Courtad tries to conquer Pros

Reality television, you either love it or hate it. Case Western Reserve University football alumnus Tom Courtad, (CWR '00, GRS '03), lived it this past December and he and the rest of the world will be able to watch...

March 03, 2006

Forum will unite UN Global Compact, Academy of Management, and Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University

A forum will be held October 23-25th at Case Western Reserve University that will unite top business leaders and educators to focus on ways of doing business that are both profitable and successful in addressing the world's most pressing...

Case Greek Life Takes Home Top Awards at Conference

On February 16-19, four members of the Panhellenic Council and four members of the Interfraternity Congress, accompanied by Wes Schaub, Director of Greek Life, and Melissa Krueger, Coordinator for Greek Programs, traveled to Chicago for the Mid-American Greek Council...

March 02, 2006

Ambassador Dennis Ross to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace process in lecture at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Ross will speak as first annual distinguished visitor sponsored by CISCDR, Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Conflict and Dispute Resolution With the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations in doubt following the recent victory of Hamas in Palestinian parliamentary elections, few...

March 01, 2006

Innovative Ph.D. program receives $850,000 grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Martha K. Cathcart A new doctoral program at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, in which students study the basic life sciences in the context of human biology and...