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July 31, 2006

Attuning to others in the workplace is part of leadership

Doctoral dissertation research from Case Western Reserve University finds Men tend to better predict what their co-workers think about their demonstration of leadership behaviors at work than women, according to a researcher from Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School...

July 28, 2006

Two Case students plan to "Cycle for Sudan"

Neal George and Djuro Karanovic plan bike trek to raise awareness, funds Neal George and Djuro Karanovic are planning a 450-mile bicycle trip from Cleveland to Washington, D.C. But this isn't a leisurely summer vacation getaway. As the two...

July 27, 2006

Case Western Reserve University alumna earns Jack Kent Cooke Foundation award

Alexia De Vincentis, a 2004 graduate, was one of only 77 students nationwide selected as a scholar in the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Program.

July 26, 2006

Case law student working with United Nations, researches issues related to accused international war criminals

Working for the United Nations directly with prisoners of the international tribunal sounds like the plotline of a movie. However, this real life situation is how one Case Western Reserve University School of Law student is spending the summer.

July 25, 2006

Case Western Reserve University awarded multimillion-dollar Science and Technology Center by National Science Foundation

The new NSF Science and Technology Center at Case, named the Center for Layered Polymeric Systems (CLiPS) at the Case School of Engineering, will be a powerful national presence for research at the crossroads of polymer science and engineering with the physical sciences (called "polymers plus"), and for education of a diverse American workforce that can meet the challenges of emerging multidisciplinary polymer-based technologies.

July 24, 2006

Case School of Engineering lands NIRT grant

Case-led consortium receives grant to develop microscopic, light-powered machines A team led by Case Western Reserve University chemical engineering professor C.C. Liu will receive $1.3 million over the next four years to research and develop novel microscopic machines powered by...

July 21, 2006

Case's Weatherhead School of Management dean to resign effective August 1

Myron J. Roomkin, dean and Albert J. Weatherhead III Professor of Management at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University since November 1, 2004, has announced he will step down as dean August 1 and resume his faculty responsibilities in teaching and research in the department of management and policy studies at the Weatherhead School.

July 20, 2006

Lake Erie's health pulse stressed with winter runoffs

Case Western Reserve University geologist Gerald Matisoff speculates the heavy winter snow melts contribute to the growing "dead zone" problem of low oxygen concentrations in Lake Erie's basin.

July 19, 2006

Case announces new athletic logo

The Case Western Reserve University Athletic Department unveiled a bold new logo and design for its 19 intercollegiate sports teams today. The new logo features an updated Spartan helmet and typeface that highlights the department's movement forward in the...

July 18, 2006

Case Western Reserve University and IDG's Cio Executive Council unite to create new graduate school course

Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, a leading graduate school that combines research with real-world business applications, and IDG's CIO Executive Council (http://www.cioexecutivecouncil.com) a professional, member-driven organization of chief information officers (CIO), today announce the debut of their new fall course, "Chief Officer Dialogues."

July 17, 2006

Case Western Reserve University social work professor named senior fellow of national adoption institute

Victor Groza joins the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute Victor Groza, a professor of social work at Case Western Reserve University, has joined the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute's Senior Research Fellows Program. He is one of nine esteemed...

July 14, 2006

Case Western Reserve University technology transfer reaches new levels of performance

In the fiscal year ended June 30, 2006, the university's technology transfer office completed 37 licensing and option deals, compared with 26 the previous year, a 42 percent increase.

July 13, 2006

More security for the circle and the university

Case Western Reserve and University Circle Inc. establish coordinated plan for policing University Circle Case Western Reserve University and University Circle Inc. (UCI) today announced a joint agreement on the future structure and coordination of public safety and policing efforts...

July 12, 2006

Case Western Reserve University engineering dean to step down

After leading the Case Western Reserve University Case School of Engineering to record highs in fundraising, research expenditures and improved relations with its alumni, Robert F. Savinell will step down as dean effective December 31, 2006, in order to focus on his research in fuel cells and electrochemistry.

July 11, 2006

Tien named newest Ohio Eminent Scholar by Board of Regents

Case Western Reserve University announces the appointment of the state's newest Ohio Eminent Scholar in Condensed Matter Physics—Norman Tien, who is also Case's Nord Professor of Engineering and chair of the department of electrical engineering and computer science.

July 10, 2006

Democracy requires economic autonomy from the state

Where democracy prevails, Case Western Reserve University Political Scientist Kelly McMann finds people are economically independent of the state. Moreover, she concludes that this economic autonomy from the state helps explain why democracy and capitalism tend to coexist. McMann writes about her findings in the new book, Economic Autonomy and Democracy: Hybrid Regimes in Russia and Kyrgyzstan (Cambridge University Press).

July 07, 2006

Case Western Reserve University nursing school alumna named head of American Nursing Association

Rebecca "Becky" Patton, a Case Western Reserve University nursing school alumna, recently gave her first address as the newly elected president of the American Nursing Association (ANA).

July 06, 2006

Case Western Reserve names Cyrus Taylor Interim Dean of Arts and Sciences

Case Western Reserve University announced today that Cyrus Taylor, Ph.D., the Albert A. Michelson Professor of Physics and Chair of the Department of Physics will serve as the Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, effective immediately....

July 05, 2006

Taking ethics from the classroom to the world

Deal is first professor, director of the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence After an international search, Case Western Reserve University Interim President Gregory Eastwood, M.D., and Dr. Kazuo Inamori, international business leader and founder of the Inamori Foundation,...