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January 30, 2009

Gregory Tochtrop Awarded Glennan Fellowship

The academic fields and disciplines of the 2008-09 Glennan Fellows vary as widely as the projects in which they are engaged. Today, learn about Gregory Tochtrop's chemistry project.

January 28, 2009

All Schools, Departments Invited to Submit Proposals for Research ShowCASE

From history to medicine to music, all academic fields represented at Case Western Reserve University involve some sort of research. That's why the organizers of Research ShowCASE 2009 are encouraging wide-ranging projects and scholarship for this year's event.

January 27, 2009

NIH Awards Case Western Reserve $1.33M to Improve Informatics Support for Clinical and Translational Scientists

Case Western Reserve University has been awarded a two-year contract for $1.33 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fund a pilot project that will expand informatics support for investigators, providing improved collaboration and sharing of information between investigators from multiple disciplines.

January 26, 2009

Science is Fun! Family Day Receives Community Outreach Grant

The Science is Fun! Family Day program has received a Community Outreach Grant. The program helps entire families experience the fun side of science and math.

January 23, 2009

Leena Palomo Awarded Glennan Fellowship

The academic fields and disciplines of the 2008-09 Glennan Fellows vary as widely as the projects they are engaged in. Today, learn about Leena Palomo's periodontal video game.

January 22, 2009

Campus Debuts Safe Ride Program

Beginning this week, Case Western Reserve University students and employees have another alternative for getting around campus in the evening and late-night hours.

January 21, 2009

Staff Member Celebrates 45 Years of Employment

When Mary Lou Cantini began working as a secretary at the Case Institute of Technology, it was supposed to be a temporary situation. Her plan was to save money for her young family by working a few years before staying home full time with her children. Even the most thought-out plans change. Yesterday, she celebrated 45 years of employment with the university at a surprise party hosted by her colleagues and friends.

January 20, 2009

Weatherhead Foundations Make $2 Million Commitment to Support Management and Medicine at Case Western Reserve

The Weatherhead Foundation and the Albert J. Weatherhead III Foundation, headed by Albert J. Weatherhead III, emeritus trustee and friend of Case Western Reserve University, have donated $2 million to the university to further fund respective endowments at the Weatherhead School of Management and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

"Change" Has Special Meaning for 105-year-old Alumna

Ella Mae Johnson, the university's oldest African-American alumna, is in Washington, D.C., today to watch Barack Obama become the 44th president of the United States.

January 16, 2009

Inauguration Will Be Ride of a Lifetime for Case Western Reserve Lecturer

Lisa Hazirjian has a train to catch this weekend. And even before she boards, the Case Western Reserve University lecturer knows she's about to embark on the ride of a lifetime. Hazirjian is one of 16 "everyday Americans" invited to ride the pre-inauguration whistle stop tour of President-elect Barack Obama.

January 15, 2009

Music Lecturer to Play at Inaugural Luncheon

For a music lecturer at Case Western Reserve University, the high note of the inauguration won't be the swearing in ceremony or throngs of people or even the glamorous balls and parties. It will be a much quieter event: the traditional inaugural luncheon for the new president.

Campus Community Encouraged to Do Some "Trash Talking" in Nationwide Recyclemania Competition

Case Western Reserve University is "throwing down" by not throwing away, but by recycling and reducing waste as it enters RecycleMania for the first time. The annual friendly nationwide competition between colleges and universities begins Sunday, January 18, and runs through Saturday, March 28.

January 14, 2009

CCEL Assistant Director Prepares to Join Millions on the Streets of Washington, D.C., for the Presidential Inauguration

The upcoming presidential inauguration has stirred the interest of millions of Americans, including some members of the Case Western Reserve University community, who are taking part in special ways. Today, learn more about how Janice Eatman-Williams plans to participate.

January 13, 2009

Village at 115 Earns LEED Silver Certification

Case Western Reserve University has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver rating for the entire Village at 115residence hall complex. The U.S. Green Building Council awards LEED ratings for buildings that are considered to be the most "green," energy efficient and high performing.

January 12, 2009

Timken Company Chair to Speak at Case Western Reserve January 15

The Office of the President at Case Western Reserve University will present "Business Ethics and Leadership," a lecture by Ward J. "Tim" Timken Jr., chair of the Timken Company, at 4 p.m., Thursday, January 15, at the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence. The event is free and open to the public.

January 09, 2009

Case Western Reserve University Named "Best Buy" in Kiplinger's

Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine has again ranked Case Western Reserve University a best value among private universities in the United States.

January 08, 2009

Case Western Reserve Professor Explores Schistosomiasis Elimination in NEJM Perspective

In today's issue of The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), schistosomiasis expert Charles H. King M.D., professor of international health at the Center for Global Health and Diseases at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine concludes global eradication of schistosomiasis is feasible if the current infection control strategy shifts to a proactive, comprehensive elimination strategy. King supports the community-based trial by Wang et al. as a viable model for interrupting disease transmission by using a combination strategy, including supplementary education and sanitation, with many secondary environmental benefits.

January 07, 2009

Women Faculty, Staff Encouraged to Apply for Bryn Mawr Summer Institute Funding

As part of Case Western Reserve University's commitment to developing women leaders on campus, applications are being accepted for financial support to attend the Summer Institute at Bryn Mawr College

January 06, 2009

Kelly McMann Awarded Glennan Fellowship

The academic fields and disciplines of the 2008-09 Glennan Fellows vary as widely as the projects they are engaged in. Today, learn about Kelly McMann's political science project.

January 05, 2009

School of Dental Medicine Associate Professor Receives Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering, White House Honors

Suchitra Nelson's dedication to advancing oral health in children was recognized during a recent White House ceremony. The Case Western Reserve University dental researcher, faculty member and alumna received the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering.