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November 30, 2006

Case Western Reserve University physicists refute analysis of Jackson Pollock's paintings

Can mathematics explain the art of Jackson Pollock? Can it be used to authenticate paintings of uncertain provenance? Case Western Reserve University physicists address these questions in next week's edition of Nature.

Case Western Reserve University noted for comprehensive health benefits plan offered to postdoc researchers

Case Western Reserve University's health benefits program for postdoctoral researchers was recently recognized by two organizations as a successful program other institutions could look to.

November 29, 2006

Case faculty play major role in encouraging engineering research on vaccine production for pandemic flu

The conference "Vaccine Production: Potential Engineering Approaches to a Pandemic," hosted by Case Western Reserve University last April, has already yielded significant results in the form of enhanced academic research interest in this subject. Four young academics who attended the meeting have received grant money to explore novel engineering approaches to flu vaccine production.

November 28, 2006

Local gallery presents retrospective celebrating 40 years of artist Christopher Pekoc's work

Sand papers abrade photographic images. Varnishes and shellacs add eerie luster to transparent photocopied images warped and wrinkled by a heat gun. The hardware store tools and finishes that surrounded Christopher Pekoc—art studio part-time lecturer at Case Western Reserve University—as he grew up in his family's Cleveland hardware stores, have found new uses. The manipulation of these tools over the past 40 years has inspired the work of one of Cleveland's leading artists.

November 27, 2006

Case Western Reserve University student selected as one of 32 U.S. Rhodes Scholars

Shaan Gandhi, a fourth-year student at Case Western Reserve University majoring in biochemistry and chemistry, is one of only 32 college students in the United States selected as a Rhodes Scholar for 2007. While at the University of Oxford, the Battle Creek, Mich. native plans to pursue the M.Sc. in Integrated Immunology.

November 23, 2006

Lanese earns second coach of the year honor

Case Western Reserve University Head Cross Country Coach Kathy Lanese has been named NCAA Great Lakes Region Women's Coach of the Year, as announced today by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

November 22, 2006

Palmer named UAA men's soccer coach of the year

Case Western Reserve University coach Dan Palmer was named the 2006 University Athletic Association (UAA) Coach of the Year in men's soccer after leading the Spartans to their first-ever UAA Championship and NCAA Tournament appearance.

November 21, 2006

University dedicates NSF Science and Technology Center

ase Western Reserve University leaders, joined by officials from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Cleveland Municipal School District (CMSD), officially dedicated the Center for Layered Polymeric Systems, or CLiPS, the university's first ever NSF Science and Technology Center, based in the macromolecular science and engineering department at the Case School of Engineering (CSE).

November 20, 2006

Women's cross country finishes tenth at NCAA championship

The Case Western Reserve University women's cross country team took tenth place at the 2006 NCAA Championship in West Chester, Ohio this afternoon. The Spartans scored 295 points, and Middlebury College took home the national championship with 144.

November 17, 2006

School of Medicine interim dean awarded highest honor for life-changing research

During the 20th annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in Denver, Pamela Davis, M.D., Ph.D, Case School of Medicine Interim Dean, received the Paul di Sant'Agnese Award. The award is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's highest honor for scientific research achievement and is given annually to the scientist who made the most significant strides in CF studies.

November 16, 2006

Two Case Western Reserve University profs awarded 2006-2007 Fulbright awards

Two Case Western Reserve University professors have been awarded Fulbright Scholar grants for the 2006-2007 academic year, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

November 15, 2006

NCAA championship a great ending for Nothelle…

Case Western Reserve University senior Stephanie Nothelle's (Porter, IN) last race as a Spartan will be a big one. The women's team qualified for the 2006 NCAA Division III Championship by winning the Great Lakes Regional Meet Saturday in Hanover, Indiana.

Soccer in NCAA sweet 16, will host sectional…

The Case Western Reserve University men's soccer team is two wins away from going to Disney World. "It is absolutely true!" laughed Palmer. "We're in the Sweet 16, and one game away from the Great Eight and two from going to the Final Four. We have accomplished a great deal.

November 14, 2006

Bring your friends, family and neighbors to our filling sale!

We are pleased to announce that Case School of Dental Medicine is reducing its fees for silver and composite (white) fillings through December, and we welcome new patients.

November 13, 2006

Diabetes Research Retreat to highlight impact of clinical trials on treatment of diabetes

Continuing the promotion of cross-institutional collaboration, Diabetes Association of Greater Cleveland's Dietrich Diabetes Research Institute (DDRI) and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine present the third annual Diabetes Research Retreat on Friday, November 17, 2006, at Executive Caterers at Landerhaven.

November 10, 2006

University's charity fundraiser surpasses goal

Cleveland-area social service and nonprofit agencies needed help, and the Case Western Reserve University community responded by surpassing the goal set for the 2006 Charity Choice campaign.

November 09, 2006

Case Western Reserve University appoints two new trustees to its board

Case Western Reserve University's Board of Trustees appointed two new members during its October meeting. Joining the board are Caroline A. Kovac, managing director of Burrill & Company, and Paul M. Ostergard (B.A., 1961), retired president and CEO of Junior Achievement International.

Men's soccer to play in first NCAA tournament...

The Case Western Reserve University men's soccer team concludes the best season in school history with its first ever trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament. Case finished the regular season 16-2-1 (5-2 University Athletic Association and won its first ever UAA championship, receiving an automatic bid to the NCAA playoffs.

November 08, 2006

Case receives community service distinction

Case Western Reserve University was recently recognized for its commitment to community service with a President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll acknowledgement.

November 07, 2006

Case Western Reserve University's Mandel Center constructs new building for educating nonprofit leaders

The Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University--one of the first programs in the country with a primary focus on educating nonprofit management leaders--reached another milestone as it begins an $11 million project to build its new center on Bellflower Road and becomes the first center of its kind with its own freestanding building.

November 06, 2006

Special Lecture Celebrates Viktor Schreckengost's First Century of Inventive Art and Design

As Viktor Schreckengost approaches his 101st birthday, his first century of art and design will be the subject of a special event in his honor, an illustrated lecture by distinguished art historian, author, and professor Dr. Henry Adams.

November 03, 2006

Child therapists gauge emotions in play to help children

Having a child with bottled up emotions isn't a good thing. Psychologists from Case Western Reserve University have found that the range of emotions that children use in play can be used as an indicator of how emotionally charged their memories will be.

November 02, 2006

Dr. Maya Angelou to speak at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, on November 9

Dr. Maya Angelou--the first Reynolds Professor at Wake Forest University, internationally lauded author, educator, civil-rights voice, and U.S. Poet Laureate--will be the inaugural speaker for the Case Western Reserve University School of Law's CISCDR Maya Angelou Distinguished Interdisciplinary Lecture on Thursday, November 9, at Amasa Stone Chapel, 10940 Euclid Ave., on the Case campus. Dr. Angelou's lecture will begin at 4:30 p.m.

November 01, 2006

Village at 115 project earns two awards for American Artstone

Case Western Reserve University's Village at 115 netted two awards for American Artstone, an architectural precast and cast stone manufacturer. American Artstone won the 2006 Cast Stone Institute Excellence in Commercial Design and the 2006 Cast Stone Institute Excellence in...