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October 29, 2010

CWRU Students Explode onto the National Mall

Case Western Reserve made its presence known in Washington. Thirty students from Case Western Reserve University and eight Design Lab Early College High School students participated in the inaugural USA Science & Engineering Festival Oct. 23-24. More than 1,500...

October 28, 2010

More than Meets the Eye in Art Masterpieces

Edward Olszewski What you see on the surface of a great work of art is just a small part of the painting’s history. “Each painting is its own mystery and is a laminate of layers,” says Edward Olszewski, chair...

October 27, 2010

CWRU Astronomers Earn ‘Architect Status’ in Sloan Digital Sky Survey

M101 taken from Case Western Reserve University's Burrell Schmitt wide field telescope near Tucson, Ariz. Astronomy professor Heather Morrison and Case Western Reserve Observatory Manager Paul Harding have each been named to “Architect Status” in the newest phase of...

October 26, 2010

Testing Lifestyle Changes to Improve Health for People Infected with HIV

Allison Webel Between the demands of work, family and friends, many women find health takes a back seat. Women with HIV are no exception. “Many women with the HIV face challenges from sleepless nights to little personal time—all activities...

October 25, 2010

How We Expect the Unexpected

Hillel Chiel To regain balance from an unexpected slip on the ice can require an abundance of rapid movement, but conscious thought isn’t part of the equation. Or when eating or talking over dinner, no one thinks about altering...

October 22, 2010

October 21, 2010

Administration vs. Finance in 10,000 Step Challenge

People are encouraged to walk 10,000 steps per day. Who’s the fittest of them all? In a race between the departments of Administration and Finance, time and pedometers will tell. Case Western Reserve University’s Senior Vice President John Wheeler...

October 20, 2010

October 19, 2010

Sisters of Charity, CWRU study details how Catholic nuns contribute through ministries

Rob Fischer The quiet heroes in many poor neighborhoods are Catholic nuns, who work long hours and at a fraction of the wages of their lay counterparts.  A survey of sisters serving in Cuyahoga County within the Cleveland Diocese...

October 18, 2010

President Notes Progress, Thanks University Community in State of the University Address

President Barbara R. Snyder In her fourth State of the University address, President Barbara R. Snyder on Friday thanked the Case Western Reserve community for contributing to the campus’s progress. Citing gains from fiscal health to admissions to fundraising,...

October 15, 2010

Peace and War Leaders Meet for CWRU’s Inamori Summit, Oct. 25-30

Ed Tick, author of "War and the Soul." Not all soldiers can leave the battlefields behind, and when back home, some relive horrific memories through bouts of post traumatic stress syndrome. Ed Tick, PhD, the author of War and...

October 14, 2010

Climate Action Plan Team Gives Midterm Update

Gene Matthews at Wednesday's CAP forum. At Wednesday’s Climate Action Plan Campus Forum, members of the Case Western Reserve CAP team presented an update on the university’s plan to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions and progress on...

October 13, 2010

New Engineering Hiring Plan to Focus on Human Health, Energy and Advanced Materials

Roger French A prolific researcher in optical materials and nanoscale assembly is the first faculty member appointed under a new strategic hiring initiative at the Case School of Engineering. Roger French, a longtime scientist at DuPont, chose to leave...

October 12, 2010

October 11, 2010

Kent H. Smith Charitable Trust Commits $10.5 Million to Case Western Reserve University

William B. La Place, President Barbara R. Snyder and Phillip A. Ranney. The Kent H. Smith Charitable Trust has announced a $10.5 million gift to Case Western Reserve University to support the university center project. The gift includes a...

October 08, 2010

Case Western Reserve University Lands Emergency Preparedness Grant

Director of Emergency Management Jason Goodrick. An ambitious proposal by Director of Emergency Management Jason Goodrick has landed Case Western Reserve University a grant worth more than a half-million dollars to develop and implement a nationwide model for disaster...

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October 07, 2010

CWRU Dental Student Research Earns Honors

Jennifer Sanders Going to the dentist is a challenge when you have a toothache and don’t have access to a dentist.   Midlevel dental providers could play a role in easing that pain, according to Jennifer Sanders, a third-year Case...

October 06, 2010

LGBT Center Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony over Alumni Weekend

A ribbon-cutting marked the opening Friday of the LGBT Center. An energetic crowd of students and other community members helped Case Western Reserve University celebrate the new Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center that opened on campus earlier this year....

October 05, 2010

October 04, 2010

Case Western Reserve Law Alumnus Honors Faculty Mentor with $1.5 Million Gift

Leon Gabinet (left) and Coleman Burke (LAW '70) In the spirit of Alumni Weekend, New York Real Estate Attorney Coleman P. Burke returned to Case Western Reserve University School of Law on Friday to honor his mentor with a...

October 01, 2010

‘Presumption of Guilt’ Author to Open CWRU Diversity Lecture Series

Charles Ogletree Charles Ogletree Jr., the author of The Presumption of Guilt:  the Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class, and Crime in America, will deliver the inaugural talk for the Power of Diversity Lecture Series at...