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August 31, 2007

School of Engineering committed to community service

The Case School of Engineering prepares students to lead the advancement of technology and to create new processes, products, methods, materials and systems that benefit society.

August 30, 2007

Barbara R. Snyder comes home and is formally invested as president at fall convocation

Like the Case Western Reserve University students she welcomed to the start of the 2007 academic year during the annual Fall Convocation, Barbara R. Snyder said that in some ways, she, too, is just beginning her education here

August 29, 2007

New $1 Million Commitment Caps University's Celebration of Transformational Gifts

The President's Circle Reception on August 28 got a surprise boost when the Goldberg, Ponsky and Frankel Family announced its $1 million commitment to the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

August 28, 2007

International Researchers Take a Bench to Bedside Look at MSCs During 2007 Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cell Conference in Cleveland

Researchers from more than 22 countries will come to Cleveland for a bench to bedside examination of Cleveland's role in developing mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) from regenerative medicine and stem cell research to therapeutics in patient care. The National Center for Regenerative Medicine for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (NCRM) and founding partner Case Western Reserve University have organized the 2007 Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine Conference, through August 29, at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Cleveland, to highlight advances in MSC research.

August 27, 2007

Gilmore appoints Milligan as Mandel School associate dean

Grover C. Gilmore, dean of the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, appointed Sharon Milligan to the position of associate dean for academic affairs.

August 24, 2007

University, Cuyahoga County team up to create wind energy research center on Lake Erie

Case Western Reserve University and the Board of County Commissioners of Cuyahoga County (BOCC) and have entered into an agreement that could make Ohio - and especially Northeast Ohio - a national and international focal point for energy innovation and a world leader in technologies that provide sustainable, reliable and affordable energy.

University Departments, Centers Make Community Outreach a High Priority

As part of the 2007 Case for Community Day -- being held this year on Friday, September 21 -- Case Daily will feature community outreach initiatives being conducted at each of the university's colleges, as well as several campus centers and departments.

August 23, 2007

NSF Ranks Case Western Reserve University among top in industry-financed research and development

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Survey of Research and Development Expenditures at Universities and Colleges (academic R&D expenditures survey) released its findings for fiscal year 2005. Of the top 100 universities and colleges listed by industrial academic research and development, Case Western Reserve University placed in the top third, at 32nd place.

August 22, 2007

Silent killer often undiagnosed in children

High blood pressure or hypertension is often called a silent killer because its symptoms are not always noticeable, but it can lead to potentially deadly problems. In a study in this week's Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), MetroHealth physicians used electronic medical records to examine the charts of 14,000 children. They discovered hypertension was undiagnosed in three-quarters of the pediatric patients.

August 21, 2007

Case Names New Chair of Materials Science and Engineering

Case Western Reserve University is pleased to announce the appointment of James D. McGuffin-Cawley as chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, effective July 1, 2007.

August 20, 2007

School of Law Encourages Programs, Research that Benefit Larger Community

The Centers of Excellence at the School of Law allow for collaborative and synergistic academic ventures among faculty and students, and encourage programs and research that benefit the law profession as well as the larger community.

August 17, 2007

Case Western Reserve University remains best in Ohio in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Case Western Reserve University remains Ohio's top school and among the nation's premier national universities, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

August 16, 2007

Inflammation may cause preterm labor and fetal deaths

Inflammation from bacterial infections is linked to preterm births and deaths, according to researchers from the Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine and the School of Medicine.

August 15, 2007

Case Western Reserve's flight nursing academy holds fifth annual summer camp for advanced practice nurses in air medical services

Disasters often occur without warning. The tragic collapses of an interstate highway bridge in Minnesota and a coal mine in Utah have challenged in new ways the skills of the nation's flight nurses.

School of Dental Medicine aims to improve dental health locally, abroad

The School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University has several programs that involve health services, education and research, which provide opportunities and resources for both graduate students studying dental care systems and residents in the community.

August 14, 2007

National Center for Regenerative Medicine Organizes International Adult Stem Cell Conference in Cleveland

World-renowned experts in the field of adult stem cell research will exchange ideas and best practices during the 2007 Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSC) in Regenerative Medicine conference August 27-29 in downtown Cleveland. The National Center for Regenerative Medicine for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (NCRM), in addition to founding partner Case Western Reserve University, is responsible for the organization and planning of this meeting.

August 13, 2007

Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University earns second place in national campus greening program

The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University pulled ahead of dozens of other competitors to take second place in the Net Impact Green Challenge 2007.

August 09, 2007

"Dexter," Case Western Reserve University's robotic vehicle, advances to semifinals of 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge

DEXTER made it! Case Western Reserve University’s dune buggy-like autonomous robotic vehicle has passed nearly all of its tests and is headed to the semifinals of the $3.5 million DARPA Urban Challenge, October 26-31.

August 08, 2007

Community outreach to various populations part of nursing school's mission

Students, faculty and staff who are part of the Case Western Reserve University Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing incorporate community outreach into their educational curriculum on a regular basis as part of the university's overall mission of valuing social responsibility.

August 07, 2007

Case Western Reserve University students explore campus using latest cell phone technology

The traditional scavenger hunt during Case Western Reserve University's new student orientation has taken a high-tech turn. Using cell phones equipped to scan special bar codes, students can gather clues and information about campus facilities and landmarks.

Case men's basketball team heads to Brazil

The men's basketball program will do something it has not done in more than 20 years when it travels out of the country this month to play the sport that brings them together. This trip will not only jumpstart the 2007–2008 season, but it will also play a huge role in recruiting and showing the world that Case is a great place for student-athletes to develop both academically and athletically.

August 06, 2007

Taylor Branch to give third annual Anisfield-Wolf lecture at Case

Acclaimed writer Taylor Branch will speak about his authoritative trilogy on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement as the keynote speaker for the third annual Anisfield-Wolf/SAGES Lecture.

August 02, 2007

Lectures by art historian Catherine Scallen part of new DVD collection

Case Western Reserve University art historian Catherine Scallen has a new audience for her lectures on Renaissance art.

Ceremony, oath mark start of doctors' medical training

Students entering the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine this year have continued a recent custom: Writing their own Student Oath of Professionalism.

August 01, 2007

Engineering school appoints faculty director for undergraduaate recruiting and student life

Case School of Engineering Dean Norman C. Tien has appointed longtime faculty member Joseph M. Prahl as the School of Engineering's (CSE) first-ever faculty director for undergraduate recruiting and student life.