> The Center for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine, comprised of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, and Athersys, Inc., has received $5 million from Ohio's Third Frontier Commission under the Research Commercialization Program. The funding will help support new and innovative stem cell technologies including two commercial, four emerging and three pilot projects. This funding will be matched by each of the projects to create a $10 million grant benefiting stem cell and regenerative medicine in Ohio.
New York University has named Vice President of Enrollment Randall C. Deike its inaugural Vice President of Enrollment Management. He begins his new position September 1. Provost Bud Baeslack also announced today that Robert McCullough, the university's director of undergraduate admissions, has agreed to serve as the interim Vice President of Enrollment when Deike departs.
High School students interested in law careers are getting a head start as part of the 5th Annual Stephanie Tubbs Jones Summer Legal Academy. The program, hosted by the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, runs through Friday, June 26.
Since her first novel, Bombay Time, landed on bookshelves in 2001, Thrity Umrigar has received critical acclaim for her vivid portrayal of the diverse relationships, cultures and lifestyles related to India. Four books and one memoir later, Umrigar, associate professor of English, will be a recipient of a 2009 Cleveland Arts Prize on Thursday, June 25.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, a group of male high school students from Cleveland's Martin Luther King Jr. and Glenville High Schools get a taste of college life on the campus of Case Western Reserve University. One of the objectives...
Donald Chenelle is a recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Service. For more than 35 years, he has helped undergraduate students find ways to pay for their education at Case Western Reserve University.
Denise Douglas is a recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Service. She makes it a point to serve as a mentor to young women and students in the campus community.
Janice Eatman Williams wants Case Western Reserve University students to not only become familiar with their academic lessons, but also the cultural classroom that surrounds the university. She is a recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Service.
Studying how the mouth wards off diseases will have implications for understanding overall how people stay healthy. The Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine will use a five-year, $9.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research—the largest grant ever in the dental school's 117-year history— to study oral health as one of the human body's frontline defenses against infections.
Case Western Reserve University recently honored more than 100 staff members for their long-term years of service. Those who have been with the university for 10, 25, 35, and 45 years received certificates, as well as special gifts or proclamations during Wednesday's Staff Service Awards Brunch.
Richard Baznik, Case Western Reserve University's designated historian, will retire at the end of the month after 41 years on campus.
After nearly eight years at the helm of Case Western Reserve University's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations, Executive Director Susan Lajoie Eagan has resigned effective of June 30. John A. Yankey, the Leonard W. Mayo Professor Emeritus of Family and Child Welfare at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, has been named part-time interim executive director and will serve through December.
People who suffered from gum disease and also had a severe form of rheumatoid arthritis reduced their arthritic pain, number of swollen joints and the degree of morning stiffness when they cured their dental problems. Researchers from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and University Hospitals of Cleveland reported on this new intervention for arthritis in the Journal of Periodontology.
Charles "Bud" Koch, chair of Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees, and his wife, Katie, have made a $5 million commitment to the university. Their gift will support a capital project to enhance the student and campus experience.
Nine first- and second-year law students from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law have been selected for the Equal Justice Works Summer Corps program, designed to engage law students and help deliver legal services to communities in need.
Case Western Reserve University's Autonomous Lawnmower Team recently won the Sixth Annual ION Robotic Lawnmower Competition.
In a nod to the fun and casual days of summer, Case Western Reserve University community members will have an opportunity to eat or purchase their meals, fruits and vegetables in a more festive environment. That's because Summer Barbecues will return starting Wednesday, June 10, and a farmer's market will be up and running beginning Friday, June 5.