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August 31, 2006

Scholarship fund established to provide financial aid for Case Western Reserve University nursing undergraduates

Undergraduate students at Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing have received a $550,000 financial aid boost from the nation's largest private funder devoted exclusively to nursing students and nursing education.

August 30, 2006

Three years of professional training makes a big NYC splash

Good news came to Case Western Reserve University and The Cleveland Play House that its 2006 graduates in the MFA Professional Actor Training Program made "a splash" among agents when they showcased their talent in New York City.

August 29, 2006

Weatherhead School of Management's Bold Thinkers Series 2006 sponsored by Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP features Wal-Mart's sustainability initiatives

Tyler Elm, senior director of Corporate Strategy & Business for Wal-Mart, Inc., is the first speaker in the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University's 2006 Bold Thinkers Series, sponsored by Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP.

August 28, 2006

Director of government relations participated in prestigious summer program for women in higher education

Adrienne Dziak, director of government relations at Case Western Reserve University, spent part of the summer gathering additional skills and information about improving the status of women in higher education.

August 25, 2006

Fourth annual "Case for Community Day" September 13

On September 13, over 400 Case Western Reserve University staff, faculty and students will spend part of the day devoting time to community service projects during the university's fourth annual "Case for Community Day."

August 24, 2006

Case Western Reserve University ranks in top 25 of The Washington Monthly's annual college issue

Publication rates schools based on service, research, social mobility Case Western Reserve University ranks in the top 25 of The Washington Monthly College Rankings issue. Out of 245 schools rated, Case is listed at number 25, the top Ohio school...

August 23, 2006

Case Western Reserve University receives record number of undergraduate applications for second straight year

Case Western Reserve University has received a record number of undergraduate applications for the second straight year. Nearly 7,480 undergraduate students applied to Case in 2006—a 4 percent increase in applications over 2005 and a 62 percent increase since fall 2003.

August 22, 2006

Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals launch start-up venture for innovative cardiac care

CardioInsight Technologies, Inc., a new bioscience start-up company, will commercialize a distinctive technology known as electrocardiographic imaging that was developed by Case Western Reserve University, in association with University Hospitals of Cleveland.

August 21, 2006

Case Western Reserve University Medical School dean accepts position with Stanford

Ralph I. Horwitz, M.D., dean of the School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has announced he will step down as dean September 15 to accept a position at Stanford University.

August 18, 2006

The Lost History of Contraceptives in America talk at Case

The Dittrick Medical History Center at Case Western Reserve University will host the 2006 Anton and Rose Zverina Lecture, "Bodies of Evidence: Uncovering the Lost History of Contraceptives in America," presented by McGill University historian Andrea Tone.

August 17, 2006

Thinking, acting like a dentist from the first day of class, Case School of Dental Medicine rolls out new curriculum

Dental educators around the country are watching as Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine rolls out its new theme-based curriculum.

August 16, 2006

Beyond Study Abroad: New Initiative Promotes International Learning Experiences for Case Students

Continuing a tradition of support for faculty innovation and student engagement in the world beyond the classroom, the McGregor Fund will underwrite a College of Arts and Sciences initiative to develop new international learning experiences for undergraduates at Case Western Reserve University.

August 15, 2006

Case School of Engineering Professor to participate in prestigious National Academy of Engineering Program

Alexis Abramson selected to attend NAE's Frontiers of Engineering program, which brings together the country's best and brightest young engineers Alexis Abramson, the Warren E. Rupp Assistant Professor of Science and Engineering in the department of mechanical and aerospace...

August 14, 2006

Rita Dove to give Case's 2nd Annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture

CLEVELAND—Former U. S. Poet Laureate and consultant to the Library of Congress Rita Dove will speak about her writing career when she gives the Second Annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture on Friday, September 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Severance Hall. The...

August 11, 2006

Case's Flight Nursing Academy holds fourth annual Summer Camp for advanced practice nurses in air medical services

At one-of-a-kind camp, flight nurses simulate treating patients in unstructured environments in order to get used to the real thing

August 10, 2006

Case Western Reserve University appoints interim dean for Weatherhead School of Management

Case Western Reserve University has appointed Mohan Reddy, the Nancy and Joseph Keithley Professor of Technology Management and associate professor of marketing and policy studies, as interim dean of the Weatherhead School of Management effective August 8, 2006.

August 09, 2006

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine student awarded a Fulbright Student Scholarship

Lynne Tan, student at Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine is a recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student scholarship for the 2006-2007 academic year.

August 08, 2006

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists hold 75th anniversary celebration in Cleveland

Case's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, city of Cleveland both integral part of the organization's history Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing played an active role in the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists' (AANA) annual...

August 07, 2006

New mammal discovery made by Case paleontologist

Fossils of a new hoofed mammal that resembles a cross between a dog and a hare which once roamed the Andes Mountains in southern Bolivia around 13 million years ago was discovered by Darin A. Croft, assistant professor of anatomy at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and a research associate at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

August 04, 2006

Ohio's top research universities have $6.2 billion annual impact, new study shows

Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University, and the University of Cincinnati today released "The Future Starts Here: The Role of the Research Universities in Ohio's Economy," a study of the impact of the state's three largest research universities.

August 03, 2006

Rolling the camera for Case's ethnic studies classes

Gilbert Doho's students in his "Oral Performances and Ethnic Identities" course at Case Western Reserve University learn more about ethnic history and identity than what's in a book. They have to see it first hand.

August 02, 2006

Case art historian pays tribute to Viktor Schreckengost

In new book, American da Vinci, a tribute for the artist's 100th birthday As curator of a Cleveland Museum of Art exhibit on Viktor Schreckengost in 1999, Case Western Reserve University art historian Henry Adams continually heard people refer...

August 01, 2006

Case neuroscientists continue to unravel Alzheimer's damage

Find protein that triggers the unchecked oxidation associated with brain cell death Neuroscientists at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have found evidence of which protein in the brain's immune cells triggers a cascade of reactions that...