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September 28, 2007

Case Western Reserve University biologist starts studies on facial skin development

Radhika Atit, Assistant Professor of Biology from the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, who has secondary appointments in the departments of Genetics and Dermatology in the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, and hopes to eventually change that with findings from a new project funded by a RO1 research grant from the National Institutes of Health. She has begun a five-year, $1.6 million study to understand how multi-potential cells become dermal cells, specifically those that develop into the craniofacial skin.

September 27, 2007

Spartans continue to give back to community

Case Western Reserve University student-athletes were out in full force this past Friday as the Spartans took part in the university's fifth annual Case for Community Day.

September 26, 2007

Case Western Reserve, CIA and SUNY bring fall shows with Latin American and Italian art to Cleveland

This fall, Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Institute of Art and the State University of New York join forces to introduce works of contemporary Latin American and Italian American artists to Cleveland.

September 25, 2007

George Gund Foundation supports Schubert Center's Child Policy Initiative

The George Gund Foundation has awarded a $120,000 grant to the Schubert Center for Child Studies to sustain its Child Policy Initiative (CPI) through 2009. Established three years ago with the foundation's support, CPI has worked to strengthen the connections among research, education, and child policy at Case Western Reserve University.

September 24, 2007

$1.6 million gift fuels groundbreaking research in arthritis, transforms undergraduate labs

Inspired by Case Western Reserve University biology professor Arnold Caplan's work with mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) in skeletal research and its potential use in developing treatments for rheumatoid arthritis, Case Western Reserve alumnus L. David Baldwin (B.S. '49, physics) has donated $1.6 million to the College of Arts and Sciences.

Experts gather in Cleveland to debate success of genocide convention on eve of its 60th anniversary

What are the challenges of prosecuting and defending persons accused of genocide? Is the Genocide Convention working? Are amendments warranted? These questions and issues will be addressed in a day-long conference on the eve of the 60th anniversary of the Genocide Convention. "To Prevent and to Punish: An International Conference in Commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the Negotiation of the Genocide Convention," will be held at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law on Friday, Sept. 28, at 8:30 a.m. in the Moot Courtroom (A59), 11075 East Boulevard.

September 21, 2007

Alumni Weekend and Homecoming: A time for all

Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2007 is not just for graduates of Case Western Reserve University. Alumni and the entire campus community are invited to take part in a host of activities designed to generate unity, enthusiasm and pride among all university constituents.

Authors of "The Israel Lobby" will speak at Case, September 26

Authors John J. Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago and Stephen M. Walt of Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government will discuss the impact of Israel's lobbying on U. S. foreign policy, the basis of their new book, The Israel Lobby and U. S. Foreign Policy, during a free, public talk on Wednesday, September 26, at 7 p.m. in Ford Auditorium of Allen Memorial Library, 11100 Euclid Ave. on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. The event is sponsored by the Hallinan Project for Peace and Social Justice.

September 19, 2007

Phi Kappa Tau's Alpha Delta Chapter earns national awards

Several brothers from Phi Kappa Tau's Case Western Reserve University chapter, Alpha Delta, experienced an exciting summer.

Health initiatives are focus of School of Medicine's community outreach

The Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine supports the mission of delivering health services to the Greater Cleveland area and beyond.

September 18, 2007

National Institutes of Health awards $64 million to Cleveland Medical Consortium; believed to be largest ever to NE Ohio

The National Institutes of Health today announced that it has awarded $64 million to Case Western Reserve University, in partnership with the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals and MetroHealth Medical Center, to become part of a national consortium designed to transform how clinical and translational research is conducted.

September 17, 2007

"The Working Poor: Invisible in America" author to speak during Alumni Weekend

David Shipler, author of "The Working Poor: Invisible in America," will speak at Case Western Reserve University on October 5 as part of the Alumni Weekend and Homecoming activities.

September 15, 2007

New Warn System

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September 14, 2007

Case Western Reserve University names dean of medical school

Interim Dean Pamela Bowes Davis, expert in cystic fibrosis research and member of the Cleveland Medical Hall of Fame, becomes permanent dean

September 13, 2007

Weatherhead School students support ties with local agencies, creating a better campus environment

Known for developing future business and management leaders, the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University also plays a leadership role in reaching out to the community.

September 11, 2007

Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation selected for nationwide program to address nursing shortage

The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation was recently selected as one of 11 foundations nationwide to receive funding in the second year of Partners Investing in Nursing's Future, a national initiative to develop and test solutions to America's nursing shortage.

Case TV Launches Version 2.0, Campus Community Can Upload Own Videos

Case TV, the archive for streaming the university's video assets, has launched Version 2.0, which allows the campus community to upload their own videos.

College of Arts and Sciences Engages in Community Outreach

Students, faculty and staff from the College of Arts and Sciences are committed to community outreach.

September 10, 2007

Great brew of science is in the making at science café

Clevelanders can get a taste of science on the second Monday of each month through Science Cafe; Cleveland at the brewery. Members of the Case Western Reserve University Chapter of Sigma Xi (a national association of scientific researchers) have organized the cafe's from 6-8 p.m., at the Great Lakes Brewing Company to give the public an opportunity to learn more about science in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.

September 06, 2007

Mandel School, Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations both dedicated to community service

At the very core of the mission of the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University is a commitment to community service at all levels.

Case Western Reserve dental researchers give out gummy bears

East Cleveland kindergarten teachers will be passing out gummy bears three times a day as part of the Healthy Bears for Healthy Teeth program sponsored by Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine.

September 05, 2007

NIH funds joint development of neurotechnology

Think about picking up your first cup of coffee in the morning; what follows is natural to you and me. For individuals who have experienced paralysis due to disease or injury, this simple pleasure can present an insurmountable challenge.

September 04, 2007

Theater professor's sabbatical to focus on observation of the human body

Drawing the human body and performing theater roles have much in common, as Case Western Reserve University's Katherine Bakeless Nason Professor of Theater Ron Wilson has learned over the years.

Case for Community Day Registration Now Live

Registration is now open for Case for Community Day, the university's annual day of service.