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April 28, 2006

University Hospitals, Case School of Medicine Reach Historic Primary Affiliation Agreement and Create the Case Medical Center

University Hospitals of Cleveland Cleveland (April 28, 2006)—University Hospitals of Cleveland (UHC) and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (CSM) have reached the most comprehensive agreement in their century-long relationship. This new agreement—approved today by the Boards of Case,...

How much do we internalize what others think of our weight?

Case senior finds new way to measure the body consciousness during senior project A graduating senior from Case Western Reserve University doing an honors thesis in psychology found a way to measure whether the perception of young women's reported idealized...

April 27, 2006

Does new fossil link Homo erectus and Homo sapiens?

Case paleontologist to analyze new fossil skull from Ethiopia to make determination Case Western Reserve University paleontologist Scott Simpson began to relax, February 16, after a day of exploration in the Gona area in Ethiopia's Afar region. As he sipped...

April 26, 2006

Look out below! Case Western Reserve University to dedicate planting of Sir Isaac Newton apple tree descendant on campus

National Arbor Day the setting of dedication of tree donated to Case by director of National Science Foundation The dedication follows Dr. Bement's 11:30 a.m. seminar, "Daring Greatly: Science and Technology's Role in the Nation's Future." Nord 310 Case...

April 25, 2006

Case Western Reserve University completes license agreement with Great Lakes Pharmaceuticals

Company receives $250,000 seed investment from Case Technology Ventures Case Western Reserve University has completed a license agreement with Great Lakes Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (GL Pharmaceuticals), a pre-seed stage company formed to commercialize innovative anti-infective compounds and technologies. The University...

April 24, 2006

Former Commander General of Abu Ghraib prison to speak

During free, public lecture at Case Western Reserve University, May 1 Pictures of abuse of detainees in an Iraqi prison are etched in the minds of people around the world. The Brigadier General and commanding officer during the eruption...

April 21, 2006

Asking the right questions when making change

Appreciative Inquiry book provides framework for a positive outcome It's the question of whether the glass is half full or half empty. If organizations approach their challenges by looking at the glass as half empty, the first questions asked...

April 20, 2006

Case's wiki finishes test phase, is now official

User-edited encyclopedia getting about 10,000 visitors per month Case's wiki is now official. The free, user-edited encyclopedia of all things Case Western Reserve Unviersity has been in test phase since its launching in June of 2005. But by late March...

April 19, 2006

Business plan competition at Weatherhead School of Management to showcase innovative plans for start-up companies

Winner Could Receive up to $100,000 Innovative business concepts will be on display later this month at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, when seven teams of business students and entrepreneurs present their ideas for new companies...

April 18, 2006

Much of entrepreneurial drive is genetic, new study finds

Paper co-authored by professor from Weatherhead School of Management shows genetic predisposition toward entrepreneurism Scott Shane Entrepreneurs are considered vital to the health of a region's or nation's economy, since they create wealth and jobs. And while governments and business...

April 17, 2006

Groza lends hand to Ukrainians for child welfare reforms

Assists in helping the country move children from institutions to caring homes International adoption and child welfare expert Victor Groza, will assist the Ukrainian government in setting up programs to move thousands of children from institutions formed under the...

April 14, 2006

Case Western Reserve University names executive director of alumni relations; will also lead new alumni association

Daniel T. Clancy of Westlake has been named executive director of alumni relations at Case Western Reserve University, effective immediately. He had been serving as interim executive director since June 2005.

April 13, 2006

Much of entrepreneurial drive is genetic, new study finds

Paper co-authored by professor from Weatherhead School of Management shows genetic predisposition toward entrepreneurism Scott Shane Entrepreneurs are considered vital to the health of a region's or nation's economy since they create wealth and jobs. And while governments and...

April 12, 2006

Scholars from around the world to gather at case school of law to investigate concept of invention

Conference organized by Society for Critical Exchange will foster dialogue across disciplines With the continuing growth of worldwide trade and the proliferation of the Internet, the concept of intellectual property has become an issue of vital concern in many...

April 11, 2006

First link of oral bacteria and preterm birth found in human

In pilot study by Case Western Reserve University and MetroHealth Medical Center A 37-year-old-mother, who gave birth to a low-weight preemie at 24 weeks, exhibited the first-found link in a human between bacteria found in the mouth and the amniotic...

April 10, 2006

Case to present leaders in the fields of health, law and business with honorary degrees

Honorary doctorates will be bestowed during Case Western Reserve University's May 21 Commencement The head of the nation's top health protection agency, an international business leader, a former Justice of the South African Court, and a world-renowned medical anthropologist...

April 07, 2006

Dr. Gregory Eastwood Named Interim President of Case Western Reserve University

The Board of Trustees of Case Western Reserve University announced today that it has elected Dr. Gregory L. Eastwood, MED '66, to become Interim President of the University effective June 2, 2006. Eastwood has been President of SUNY Upstate...

April 06, 2006

Center for Community Partnerships touts benefits of working with area groups

Organizations seek support from Case community; win-win situation for both parties Case volunteers repair toys for RePlay for Kids during Case forCommunity Day Whether it's a small neighborhood group or a well-known nonprofit, numerous organizations throughout the Greater Cleveland region...

April 05, 2006

School of Medicine, Clinic, UH collaboration receives $13.5 million NIH grant to research molecular causes of blood clots

New center one of only three receiving funding Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University (Case) School of Medicine, the Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals of Cleveland will join together to study the cellular and genetic causes of blood clots...

April 04, 2006

Case students win Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

To continue their studies in the sciences and biomedical engineering Three Case Western Reserve University third-year students have won prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships to continue their studies in science, mathematics and engineering. The Goldwater Scholarship recipients are John J....

April 03, 2006

University narrowing list of developers for arts and retail district

Three development teams to be asked to submit final proposals Case's plans for developing an arts and entertainment district in the Ford-Euclid-Mayfield area have taken a step closer to reality, now that the university has identified potential developers for the...