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August 31, 2009

Case Western Reserve University's Annual Celebration of Ethics Set for September 9

Each September, Case Western Reserve hosts the Inamori Ethics Prize Lecture and Academic Symposium. This year the international event--"New Challenges for Human Rights in the 21st Century"--will take place September 9. The 2009 Inamori Ethics Prize winner is Mary Robinson, a former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and the first female president of Ireland.

New Vice President for Enrollment Management Announced

President Barbara R. Snyder announced today that she has appointed Richard W. Bischoff as Case Western University's new Vice President for Enrollment Management, effective November 1. Bischoff comes to the university from the California Institute of Technology, where he has served as Director of Undergraduate Admissions for the past five years.

Case Western Reserve University Receives $4M
from the National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
to Fund the Center for Synchrotron Biosciences

The Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine recently received a $4 million grant from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to fund the Case Center for Synchrotron Biosciences.

August 28, 2009

Campus Community Encouraged to Participate in Campus Safety Month Initiative

September is National Campus Safety Month, Campus Fire Safety Month and Disaster Preparedness Month. Case Western Reserve University will mark all three campaigns by observing the inaugural Safety Awareness Month.

August 27, 2009

Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities' 2009 Theme Ponders "Culture of Green"

The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities will will ponder the "Culture of Green: Nature and the Environment" during the 2009-2010 academic year.

August 26, 2009

Convocation Speaker Talked with Nurses Earlier Today about Global Health and Education

Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea, is best known for his work in building schools in rural Afghanistan and Pakistan. However, before he began providing educational opportunities to disadvantaged children, he was nurse.

August 25, 2009

First-year Class Brings Wealth of Knowledge, Unique Experiences

There are 982 first-year students in the Class of 2013 at Case Western Reserve University. They come from 41 states and 13 foreign countries. Their average SAT (Critical Reading plus Math) is 1329, 20 points higher than a year ago. And they bring a unique set of talents and experiences.

August 21, 2009

Campus Community Can Reap Benefits of Volunteering by Joining Case for Community Day

Put a price tag on the benefits of volunteering, and it might read contented, happy, and $20 and more an hour. Faculty, staff and students can share in those benefits when they give back to the Cleveland community during the all-campus service day called Case for Community Day on Friday, September 25.

August 20, 2009

Case Western Reserve University Ranked Ohio's Best in U.S. News Rankings for 14th Consecutive Year

Case Western Reserve University remains the only Ohio institution among the nation's top 50 national universities as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

August 18, 2009

Infants Prenatally Exposed to Cocaine Reach Their Teens

Sonia Minnes, an assistant professor from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and now the lead researcher in phase four of a long-term study of cocaine exposed children, has received a five-year, nearly $5 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.

August 07, 2009

Three Cups of Tea Author to Speak at Case Western Reserve University August 26

Greg Mortenson, author of Three Cups of Tea, is the invited speaker for Case Western Reserve University's Fall Convocation on August 26.

August 05, 2009

Case Western Reserve University Intelligence Expert Receives Kudos from Mensa

Infants who excel at processing new information at 6- and 12-months-old, typically excel in intelligence and academic achievements as young adults in their 20's, according to a study directed by Case Western Reserve University Psychologist Joseph Fagan.

August 04, 2009

Dental Students, Faculty, Help More than 1,400 Dental Patients During Mission of Mercy Weekend

When patients started lining up at 1 a.m. in the morning to seek dental care at a Mission of Mercy free clinic in Parkersburg, W.V., this past weekend, Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine students and faculty had an eye-opening experience about the dental needs of people living in the Ohio River Valley.