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September 29, 2006

Case School of Law receives quarter of a million dollar DOJ counterterrorism grant

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $246,807.00 to the Case Western Reserve University School of Law's Institute for Global Security Law and Policy. The funds will be used by Case to promote cooperation between U.S. and foreign prosecutors in terrorism cases.

September 28, 2006

Case Western Reserve University's Alexis Abramson joins Nortech Fellows Program

NorTech, Northeast Ohio's technology-based economic development leader, announced today that Alexis R. Abramson, Ph.D., an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Case Western Reserve University and a nationally-known leader in nanotechnology research, will join the NorTech Fellows Program effective September 1.

September 27, 2006

Case Western Reserve University researchers find how a protein regulates anxiety

What makes us anxious? For the first time, researchers from Case Western Reserve University demonstrated how one of the members of the regulator of the G signaling proteins (RSG) called RGS2 found in the brain influences the synaptic activity...

September 26, 2006

Law-Medicine Center lecture on emergency contraception begins 2006-2007 lecture series at Case Western Reserve University

Was clinical and scientific evidence ignored in the case to bring Plan B emergency contraception over the counter? That is one of the questions that Susan F. Wood, Ph.D., research professor at the George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Services in Washington, D.C., will pose when she delivers the annual Oliver C. Schroeder, Jr. Lecture at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

September 25, 2006

Fisk president & former energy secretary to speak at Case

The Honorable Hazel R. O'Leary, the 14th President of Fisk University and former U.S. Secretary of Energy under President Bill Clinton, will issue a call for leaders eager to serve their country when she gives the talk, DAMNED IF WE DON'T: America's Imminent Need for Leadership and Service

September 22, 2006

Case physicist and Oxford colleagues revive aether theory

Physicists are fond of simple and to-the-point theories. Case Western Reserve University Physicist Glenn Starkman, with his colleagues Tom Zlosnik and Pedro Ferreira from the University of Oxford, put their minds together during Starkman's John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship this...

September 21, 2006

Tipping leaders into effectiveness

Case Western Reserve University OB and Psychology Professor studied the impact of EI on financial performance Corporate leaders adept at intelligently using their emotions and working well with others can drive financial gains for their companies. In a longitudinal...

September 20, 2006

Two thumbs up for new cognitive science professor Parrill

How people communicate with their hands and position their bodies while talking—gesturing—are a research interest for Fey Parrill.

September 19, 2006

New lunar meteorite found in Antarctica

Although last year's inclement weather resulted in fewer Antarctic meteorite recoveries than usual, scientists have recently discovered that one of the specimens is a rare breed—a type of lunar meteorite seen only once before.

September 18, 2006

Case Western Reserve University recognized for its social, economic benefit to community

University earns spot on "Saviors of Our Cities" list Case Western Reserve University was recently recognized for its commitment to the community when it was named number six on the "Saviors of Our Cities" list of "best neighbor" urban...

September 15, 2006

Case chemist takes on HIV-1 virus with $1 M support from NIH

Finds proteins from the AIDS virus Case Western Reserve University Chemist Mary Barkley wants to find out what makes two pieces of a protein in the AIDS virus begin the biochemical processes that lead to AIDS. A four-year, $...

September 14, 2006

Case neuroscientists's spinal cord bridge bypasses injury

On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by 39 men who changed the course of history. Case Western Reserve University and thousands of other institutions throughout the country will join in celebrations marking the historic event.

September 13, 2006

Case Western Reserve University employees can donate to community organizations during Charity Choice 2006

Annual fund-raising campaign kicks off on September 13 during Case for Community Day As the campus community volunteers during Case for Community Day, there will be another opportunity to help the Cleveland community: the university's annual Charity Choice campaign. This...

September 12, 2006

Case Western Reserve University joins the country in celebrating Constitution Day

Louis Fisher from the Library of Congress will keynote September 14 event On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by 39 men who changed the course of history. Case Western Reserve University and thousands of other institutions throughout...

September 11, 2006

Case Western Reserve University named NorthCoast 99 winner third year straight

Award recognizes "99 great workplaces for top talent in northeast Ohio" CLEVELAND - For the third year in a row, Case Western Reserve University has earned a NorthCoast 99 award. "Congratulations again on your organization being named one of the...

September 07, 2006

Committee appointed for College of Arts and Sciences Dean search

An internal search advisory committee has been formed to help select Case Western Reserve University's next Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). The Committee -- primarily comprised of CAS faculty -- has been convened to provide the...

Case Western Reserve University marks five-year anniversary of Sept. 11

Institute for Global Security Law & Policy organizes three events for campus community September 11, 2006 marks the fifth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, and the Case School of Law's Institute for Global Security Law & Policy has...

September 06, 2006

Case Western Reserve University hosts avian flu conference

Program will focus on how the university is preparing to respond in the event of a pandemic Case Western Reserve University will host "Preparing for an Avian Flu Pandemic at Case Western Reserve University" from 10-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September...

September 01, 2006

Case Western Reserve University names interim dean of Medical School

Pamela Bowes Davis to step into dean’s role until successor for departing Dean Ralph I. Horwitz is found CLEVELAND – Pamela Bowes Davis, M.D., Ph.D., vice dean for research at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and an...