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January 31, 2007

Case Institute of Technology's Steigerwald more than just a "metal" hopeful

The Case Western Reserve University Athletic Department will be taking a step back in time the weekend of February 2-4 when they host their second annual Throwback Weekend at Adelbert Gymnasium. As part of that celebration we invite you to step back to the 50's as we peer into the life of basketball player, Ed Steigerwald.

January 30, 2007

Case Western Reserve University's Eldred Theater presents How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel

Case Western Reserve University's Eldred Theater continues its 2006/07 production season with Paula Vogel's 1998 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, "How I Learned to Drive". Performance dates are February 16, 17, 22, 23, and 24 at 8:00 p.m., with Sunday matinées on February 18 and 25 at 2:30 p.m.

January 29, 2007

Prevention of suicide bombings in Israel is focus of lecture at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Yale University professor Edward Kaplan, whose research has influenced national and international bioterrorism policy, to be the featured speaker.

January 26, 2007

Moore on track, academically & athletically

Case Western Reserve University sophomore Derrick Moore is aware of his competition at every track meet, but when it is his turn to attempt a high jump or to run the 400 meters, he is focused on himself and his technique.

January 25, 2007

Film Society offers variety of films during two major events

Last weekend, science fiction fans unrolled their sleeping bags and settled in for the 32nd Annual Science Fiction Marathon, sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Film Society. Over a dozen films--ranging from "Dr. Cyclops" to "Innerspace"--took center stage at Strosacker Auditorium January 19 and 20.

January 24, 2007

Record-setting Case swimmer Preyss glad to be home

The difference between a good athlete and a great one is often the athlete's belief that they can always perform better. The individual believes he or she is good, but there is a confidence that burns inside of them that says they can be even better. In certain individuals, this confidence spreads outside of whatever they happen to excel at and gives them the courage to live their lives in contentment, but not complacent.

January 23, 2007

Prosecutorial ethics to be subject of Case Western Reserve University School of Law symposium on January 26

More than 40 years have passed since Justice William O. Douglas wrote the U.S. Supreme Court's opinion in Brady v. Maryland, which held that a defendant's due process rights preclude a prosecutor from suppressing material evidence favorable to the defendant.

January 22, 2007

Swagelok Company and Case Western Reserve University awarded $5.5 million third frontier grant for the commercialization of breakthrough materials technology

Swagelok Company, a major developer and provider of fluid system solutions headquartered in Solon, Ohio, along with its longtime research collaborator Case Western Reserve University, are the recipients of a three-year $5.5 million grant from Ohio's Third Frontier Project. The grant will enable Swagelok, in partnership with Case, to further research, evaluate and commercialize a paradigm-shifting technology that the company developed and patented: Low-Temperature Colossal Supersaturation (LTCSS™).

January 19, 2007

Business, banking and basketball drive Case Western Reserve University forward Cannan

When Matt Cannan chose to go to Case Western Reserve University, he knew he was going to get much more than an education. Cannan was going to get an opportunity to see the country as a member of the men's basketball team and also use a vast alumni network to help him find a job upon graduation.

January 18, 2007

Princeton professor examines legal implications of new technologies regarding use of embryos, stem cells and cloning

A Princeton University professor will explore some of the legal implications of new technologies and provide a framework for evaluating current debates about legal restrictions on the use of embryos, stem cells and cloning during a lecture this month at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

January 17, 2007

Case Western Reserve University trustees contribute nearly $20 million to university

Members of the governing body of Case Western Reserve University contribute more than time, counsel, and expertise. They also contribute money to support the goals they endorse and value. The Trustee Vision Acceleration Campaign has garnered widespread support. This...

January 16, 2007

The Hilliard Ensemble presents madrigals

The Case Western Reserve University Department of Music continues the 21st season of Chapel, Court & Countryside: Early Music at Harkness on Sunday, January 28, at 3 p.m., at Case's Harkness Chapel, 11200 Bellflower Rd., with a concert by the renowned British vocal group, The Hilliard Ensemble. "Fortuna Desperata," features madrigals and songs from Renaissance Italy and England—and marks the 25th anniversary of the Hilliards' Cleveland début.

January 12, 2007

Alumna Joie Gregor leads recruitment arm of university's board of trustees

Joie Gregor has served on the Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees for five years and is currently chair of the Committee on Trustees, the recruitment arm of the Board.

January 11, 2007

Bagpiper jazz CD set produced by Case Western Reserve University music professor

Two new limited edition CD sets--Rufus Harley-Courage: The Atlantic Recordings and Tom and Jerry & Tex Avery Too!--have the imprint of Case Western Reserve University's Daniel Goldmark.

January 10, 2007

Joan Southgate, activist and 1954 alumna, to keynote MLK Celebration

Alumna Joan Southgate, who embarked on a 350-mile foot journey throughout Ohio to retrace the Underground Railroad, is the keynote speaker for the university's 2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration beginning at 12:30 p.m., January 26, in Amasa Stone Chapel, 10940 Euclid Ave. The talk is free and open to the public.

January 09, 2007

Norman Tien named new dean of Case School of Engineering

Norman Tien, the Ohio Eminent Scholar in Condensed Matter Physics at Case Western Reserve University, Nord Professor of Engineering and chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the Case School of Engineering, has been appointed the school's dean by Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., effective February 1.

January 08, 2007

Bruce Loessin to lead university relations and development at Case Western Reserve University

Bruce Loessin, a senior administrator with extensive experience in institutional development and external relations, has been named senior vice president for university relations and development at Case Western Reserve University by interim president Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D. He will start on January 16.

January 05, 2007

Case Western Reserve University's Rosenthal Visiting Fellow to talk about Holocaust lessons in February

Case Western Reserve University's Rosenthal Visiting Fellow David Silberklang, a lecturer of Jewish history at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, presents "What Don't We Know? Unanswered Questions from the Holocaust." The free, public talk begins at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, in the 1914 Lounge of Thwing Center, 11111 Euclid Ave., on the Case campus.

January 04, 2007

Case Western Reserve University establishes Fairmount Minerals Chair in Social Entrepreneurship at Weatherhead School of Management

Fairmount Minerals, Ltd. will advance the education of current and future business leaders in sustainability through two generous gifts, totaling $2.4 million, to the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

January 03, 2007

Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine pioneers new D.M.D./M.D. degree program

Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine, in partnership with the university's flagship medical school, will begin offering a dual D.M.D.-M.D. program next year. The program enables students to graduate from Case with both the medical and dental degrees in five years.

January 02, 2007

Young science sleuths to seek answers in UCI institutions

What is science? One hundred middle school students and 20 teachers from 12 Cleveland schools in the neighborhoods around University Circle will strive to discover the answer to that question over the next three years when they participate in a new combined in-school and out-of-school program funded by the National Science Foundation.