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August 17, 2010

University Maintains Strong Undergraduate U.S. News Ranking; Engineering Improves, Climbing Five Spots

Case Western Reserve University maintained its position as one of the nation’s top 50 universities this year in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” issue. The magazine also reported that the Case School of Engineering climbed five notches to rank 40th this year.

August 05, 2010

Bradley W. Fralic Named University Controller

President Barbara R. Snyder announced today that she had appointed Bradley W. Fralic as Case Western Reserve’s permanent Controller. An experienced financial administrator and Certified Public Accountant, Fralic had served as interim Controller since October.

August 02, 2010

Fundraising Grows for Third Straight Year

Case Western Reserve University’s alumni and friends continued their extraordinary support in 2009-2010, providing $115.5 million in philanthropy. The figure represents an increase of more than 6 percent over the previous year and the second-highest amount ever received. The results also marked the third consecutive year that the university exceeded $100 million in contributions and pledges.

July 30, 2010

Uptown “Shovel Ready” with $44.5 Million

Case Western Reserve University, MRN, Ltd and University Circle Inc. announced today that the first phase of Uptown, a mixed-use residential and retail project at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Mayfield Road, will begin on Aug. 2.

July 21, 2010

Case Western Reserve Names Interim LGBT Center Coordinator, Advances on LGBT Campus Climate Index

Case Western Reserve University continues to show its commitment to an inclusive campus community with a new Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center slated to open soon — and an experienced new coordinator at the helm.

July 02, 2010

Case Western Reserve Announces New University Librarian

Case Western Reserve University has selected a new university librarian. Arnold Hirshon, who has more than 30 years of experience in the management of nonprofit organizations, academic libraries and information technology, will begin his new duties on August 16. He also will hold the title of associate provost.

June 17, 2010

Nursing School Human Resources Manager Receives President’s Award for Distinguished Service

Kathleen O'Linn, human resources manager at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, is a recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Service.

June 16, 2010

Mandel School IT Director Receives President’s Award for Distinguished Service

Carmelo "Tom" Franchina, director of information technology at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, is a recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Service.

June 15, 2010

Social Worker Receives President’s Award for Distinguished Service

Jane Daroff, a social worker with University Counseling Services, is a recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Service.

June 09, 2010

Global Security Expert, Health Care Leader Are New Appointees to Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees

Michael G. Cherkasky and Ronald I. Dozoretz, MD, have been appointed to the Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees.

June 08, 2010

Nursing School Dean to Step Down After Decade of Leadership

May L. Wykle, dean of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, plans to step down after a decade of leadership. She will give greater attention to her research and teaching endeavors.

May 13, 2010

Campus Committee Recommends Internationalization Structure

A campus-wide committee, made up of faculty and administrators with experience and interest in international education, has made a recommendation to the provost for an initial structure in the Office of International Affairs (OIA). The OIA was created last spring as an outcome of the university’s strategic plan, Forward Thinking.

Case Western Reserve Announces New Vice President for Campus Planning and Facilities Management

President Barbara R. Snyder announced today that she has appointed Stephen M. Campbell as Case Western Reserve University’s new Vice President for Campus Planning and Facilities Management, effective June 1. Campbell previously served for five years at Dartmouth College, where he was Director of Planning, Design and Construction.

May 11, 2010

Michael W. Konstan Appointed Chair of the Department of Pediatrics

Michael W. Konstan, MD, has been appointed chair of the Department of Pediatrics at University Hospitals Case Medical Center’s Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

May 06, 2010

Case Western Reserve Receives Award for Emergency Preparedness

Case Western Reserve University has received an award for its planning efforts related to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic.

May 03, 2010

Local Food Being Grown at University Farm

As part of a new initiative at the University Farm, a SAGES

April 08, 2010

Flora Stone Mather Alumnae Association, University Community Celebrate Grand Opening of Mather Park

The day after the anniversary of Flora Stone Mather's 158th birthday, members of her namesake alumnae association of the former Flora Stone Mather College for Women gathered for a celebration. The alumnae, dedicated to the empowerment of women, witnessed the grand opening of a special gift they provided to current and future students: Mather Park, Case Western Reserve University’s softball field.

March 25, 2010

Case Western Reserve Distinguished Lecture Named in Honor
of Business and Community Leader F. Joseph Callahan Jr.

At yesterday evening's Distinguished Lecture event, President Barbara R. Snyder announced a $1.25 million leadership gift from the Callahan family to endow the university's annual Distinguished Lecture in honor of Francis Joseph Callahan Jr.

February 22, 2010

Five Trustees Pledge More Than $6 Million
to Case Western Reserve University

Following the Board of Trustees meeting this weekend, Chairman Charles "Bud" Koch announced more than $6 million in new leadership gifts from five trustees. While individual donors have chosen to remain anonymous, the impact of their collective philanthropy on student, faculty and programmatic support will be evident on campus for generations to come.

February 09, 2010

Child Care Pilot Programs are Up and Running

Campus members are beginning to use The Temporary and Back-up Child Care and Child Care Support During Travel programs.

December 18, 2009

Case Western Reserve, OneCommunity Bring Free Wireless to Hopkins Airport

Travelers flying in and out of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport recently began using free wireless technology (WiFi) for Internet service, courtesy of Case Western Reserve University and OneCommunity.

October 27, 2009

Interim Law School Dean to Continue Until June 2011

Provost W.A. "Bud" Baeslack III announced today that Robert H. Rawson Jr. has agreed to serve as Interim Dean of the School of Law through June, 2011.

October 21, 2009

Sustainability Lessons Abound This Week on Campus

More than 10 departments across campus have some special activities planned for the Sustainability "Teach-in" today and tomorrow. Interwoven into lessons is information about how individuals can contribute to protecting limited resources now and in the future.

October 16, 2009

President's Committee on Child Care Options Announces Two Pilot Programs

President Barbara R. Snyder today announced the launch of two pilot programs that emerged from the work of the President's Committee on Child Care Options during 2008-2009. Effective immediately, benefits-eligible faculty and staff--as well as all students--will be able to participate in two initiatives.

August 31, 2009

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.

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.

July 28, 2009

AVP of Information Technology Services Completes the 2009 HERS Bryn Mawr Institute

Joan McFaul , associate vice president of Information Technology Services, recently graduated from the HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute. The Summer Institute, a 34-year partnership between Bryn Mawr College and Higher Education Resource Services (HERS), is one of the premier residential professional development program dedicated to advancing women leaders in higher education administration.

June 29, 2009

Case Western Reserve University Announces Leadership Change in Enrollment

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.

June 18, 2009

Donald Chenelle Receives
President's Award for Distinguished Service

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.

June 17, 2009

Denise Douglas Receives President's Award for Distinguished Service

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.

June 09, 2009

Case Western Reserve University Announces Leadership Transition
at Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations

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.

May 14, 2009

New Associate Provost for International Affairs Named

Case Western Reserve University announced this week the appointment of David Fleshler to the new position of associate provost for international affairs. The appointment represents a major step in fulfilling the goal of advancing international programs as outlined in the university's strategic plan.

April 22, 2009

Dozens of High School Students to Spend Time on Campus Gaining Exposure to Health Careers, College Life

Several schools and departments at Case Western Reserve University will collaborate to help 40 Cleveland and East Cleveland high school students gain exposure to health careers and campus life.

April 10, 2009

Research ShowCASE to Feature Dozens of Interactive Displays

Although Research ShowCASE is known for its hundreds of poster displays, the event also features interactive displays. The Case Western Reserve and local communities are invited to check them out during this year's event, which takes place Thursday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Veale Convocation Center.

April 09, 2009

University Researchers Have Opportunity to Apply for Federal Stimulus Funding

As the United States tries to get back on track during an economic downturn, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) offers Case Western Reserve University researchers an opportunity to demonstrate how their projects can contribute to improving the economy.

April 03, 2009

President Snyder Joins Peers to Discuss Higher Education, Research Opportunities in Ohio

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder joined more than 40 of her peers at the Second Annual Ohio College and University Presidents' Conference in Washington, D.C., Wednesday. The conference, hosted by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, focused on educational priorities, strategies to forge statewide partnerships, and initiatives to maximize federal investments, including economic recovery funding.

March 05, 2009

Four Electric Vehicles Join Campus Fleet

The Department of Facilities Services and the Office of Housing, Residence Life & Greek Life recently purchased four new vehicles that travel up to a maximum speed of 25 miles per hour. Although these vehicles would not win any races, the fact that they send out zero emissions means they'll put Case Western Reserve University on the road to reducing its carbon footprint.

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 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

December 12, 2008

New Initiative Helps Women Staff Develop Leadership Skills

Although Women in Leadership Week recently wrapped up at Case Western Reserve University, eight women who were accepted into the new Women Staff Leadership Development Initiative (WSLDI) will spend the rest of the academic year gaining first-hand knowledge about becoming future leaders on campus.

December 11, 2008

Case Western Reserve University Earns 2008 Pillar Award for Community Service

Case Western Reserve University, which offers over 500 community outreach programs for nearly 600 community partners, is being recognized with a 2008 Pillar Award for Community Service. This is the first time the university has received the award, according to Latisha James, director of the Center for Community Partnerships.

November 13, 2008

Case Western Reserve University's Alumni House receives 2008 Ohio Historic Preservation Merit Award

The Ohio Historical Society presented Case Western Reserve University, Richard L. Bowen + Associates and Marous Brothers Construction its 2008 Ohio Historic Preservation Office Award of Merit for the rehabilitation and adaptive use of the 1911 Chamberlain House, at 11310 Juniper Rd. in Cleveland. It is now the Case Western Reserve University Alumni House.

November 03, 2008

Case Western Reserve University Sees Significant Improvement in Women in Science and Engineering

Case Western Reserve University has advanced the number of women teaching--and in leadership positions--in the sciences and engineering by more than 17 percent over the last four years.

Case Western Reserve senior shares thoughts and experiences of semester abroad and Case-Fisk Partnership

Senior Camille Thornton runs out of adjectives describing her experience as the first Case Western Reserve University student to participate in the student exchange component of the school's partnership with Fisk University.

October 28, 2008

Anonymous gift of $2 million advances translational research at Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University has received an anonymous $2 million gift to endow the program directorship of the Coulter-Case Translational Research Partnership (CCTRP) in the department of biomedical engineering at Case Western Reserve University. Biomedical engineering is a joint program of the Case School of Engineering and the School of Medicine.

October 24, 2008

Two Alumni Named to Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees; New Board Chair Takes the Helm

Two Case Western Reserve University alumni were added to the Board of Trustees at the governing body's October 17 meeting. Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., who served on the board from 2003-2006 until he was named the university's interim president during 2006-2007, was reinstated to the board. Eastwood is a 1966 alumnus of the Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Larry Sears, a Cleveland-based entrepreneur, engineer and educator, was appointed to a four-year term. Sears is a 1969 graduate of the Case Institute of Technology.

October 23, 2008

Frank and Jocelyne Linsalata Donate $3 Million to Case Western Reserve University

Frank N. Linsalata, the outgoing chair of the Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees, and his wife, Jocelyne are donating $3 million to his alma mater, earmarking the funding to specifically enrich the undergraduate student experience on campus. A private announcement of the gift was made at Frank Linsalata's final board dinner as chair on Friday, October 17.

October 20, 2008

Case Western Reserve University eliminates $20 million deficit

President Barbara R. Snyder announced today that Case Western Reserve University completed the 2008 Fiscal Year with a budget surplus of $127,000, a sharp turnaround from the previous year's $20 million deficit.

October 15, 2008

House Speaker Pelosi and Congresswoman Sutton Receive Briefing on Great Lakes Institute for Energy Innovation

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara Snyder, Case School of Engineering Dean Norman Tien and other university officials met yesterday with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, U.S. Rep. Betty Sutton of Ohio and Ohio Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher to discuss renewable energy efforts underway at the university through the Great Lakes Institute for Energy Innovation.

October 10, 2008

School of Nursing dean receives lifetime achievement award

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Dean May L. Wykle received the National League for Nursing's (NLN) Isabel Hampton Robb Lifetime Achievement Award during the organization's recent Education Summit 2008.

October 09, 2008

Case Western Reserve University wins Northeast Ohio Environmental Award

Case Western Reserve University's sustainability efforts have earned the institution a Northeast Ohio Environmental Award.

October 03, 2008

Flora Stone Mather Center for Women recognizes women of achievement at Case Western Reserve

The Case Western Reserve University community recently celebrated the accomplishments of dozens of faculty during Fifth Annual Women of Achievement & Mather Spotlight Prize Luncheon.

September 15, 2008

Case Western Reserve groups volunteer together to serve community

Hundreds of volunteers from the university plan to participate in this year's Case for Community Day. Since its inception six years ago, individuals have donated thousands of hours to this half day of service as a way to give back to area residents and organizations. However, this year marks a different kind of volunteer experience for some on campus: Several university departments, programs and athletic groups have volunteered to work on projects as a team.

August 27, 2008

Calling all Spartans: Case for Community Day Registration Now Open

Needed: Case Western Reserve University Spartans of all ages for the sixth annual Case for Community Day on Friday, September 19. Requirements include time to volunteer for an afternoon of serving the needs of campus neighbors and community organizations.

August 26, 2008

Case Western Reserve University's Inamori Center brings genome expert to campus

Case Western Reserve University's Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence is bringing the individual most knowledgeable perhaps about the human genome to campus September 4.

August 11, 2008

Campus community invited to nominate honorary degree candidates

Case Western Reserve University invites students, faculty, staff and alumni to submit recommendations for honorary degrees to be conferred at commencement ceremonies in 2010 or 2011.

August 08, 2008

Case Western Reserve University names new provost and executive vice president

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara Snyder announced Friday that the Board of Trustees have approved her appointment of William A. "Bud" Baeslack III as Provost and Executive Vice President, effective October 1, 2008. Baeslack comes to Case Western Reserve from The Ohio State University, where he served as dean of the College of Engineering and Executive Dean of the Professional Colleges.

August 05, 2008

Case Western Reserve University names interim faculty diversity officer

President Barbara R. Snyder today announced that she has named Amanda Shaffer to serve as Interim Faculty Diversity Officer at Case Western Reserve University.

July 08, 2008

Top Case Western Reserve University exec named senior economic development adviser to the chancellor

Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Eric D. Fingerhut recently announced that Mark Coticchia, vice president for research and technology management at Case Western Reserve University, will serve as his senior adviser for economic development for a one-year term.

June 26, 2008

Daniel P. Harrington appointed to Case Western Reserve University Board Of Trustees

The Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees has appointed Daniel P. Harrington to a four-year term on the board. Harrington is president, chief executive officer and director of HTV Industries, Inc., based in Pepper Pike, Ohio.

June 17, 2008

Case Western Reserve's faculty team spells victory O-R-T-H-O-R-H-O-M-B-I-C in adult community bee

Case Western Reserve University's faculty spelling squad has presented President Barbara R. Snyder with a trophy topped by a bee, the black and yellow flying insect -- the spoils of their recent first-place finish in the 17th annual Reaching Heights Adult Community Spelling Bee.

June 16, 2008

Case Western Reserve University awards current chairman with highest university honor

The Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees has awarded distinguished alumnus and outgoing board chairman Frank N. Linsalata, with the university's highest honor -- the University Medal.

Inamori Ethics Prize ceremony to feature lecture, symposium with inaugural prize recipient, Case Western Reserve faculty

The recipient of the inaugural Inamori Ethics Prize, Francis S. Collins, who has led the Human Genome Project since 1993, will give a lecture at 1 p.m. September 4 and then will team with Case Western Reserve University faculty in a symposium on issues involving leadership, moral code and the human genome project.

June 13, 2008

Michael Yeager honored for dedication to patrons, learning and ascent at Kelvin Smith Library

In his 20-year -- and still counting -- career at Case Western Reserve University, Michael Yeager not only has been the perfect example of customer service but also personifies the lifelong learning environment that is Case Western Reserve. He was honored with the President's Award for Distinguished Service during the university's 2008 Staff Awards Brunch on Wednesday.

June 10, 2008

Presidential trip celebrates alumni achievement at Texas Instruments

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder recently hosted a Dallas reception at Texas Instruments Inc. that included 14 Case Western Reserve alumni who are currently working at the corporation. The group represents a broad spectrum of alumni—from the Case School of Engineering to the College of Arts and Sciences—who hold an equally varied and prominent set of roles at one of the world's leading semiconductor companies.

May 21, 2008

Case Western Reserve University Awarded More Research Funding From Ohio's Third Frontier Commission

Case Western Reserve University and its research partners at The Ohio State University, Kent State University, Ohio University, the University of Toledo and Wright State University were awarded nearly $40 million on Tuesday, May 20, by the state’s Third Frontier Commission through its new Ohio Research Scholars Program.

Case Western Reserve University Awarded More Research Funding From Ohio's Third Frontier Commission

Case Western Reserve University and its research partners at The Ohio State University, Kent State University, Ohio University, the University of Toledo and Wright State University were awarded nearly $40 million on Tuesday, May 20, by the state’s Third Frontier Commission through its new Ohio Research Scholars Program.

April 21, 2008

Case Western Reserve University’s Chief Financial Officer Steps Down, New Administration Team Announced

Hossein Sadid, Case Western Reserve University’s Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, announced his retirement effective September 30. President Barbara Snyder has announced that John Wheeler, Vice President of Cleveland and Regional Affairs, will become Senior Vice President of Administration and John Sideras, former President and CEO of MetroHealth System, will become the Interim Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer effective May 1.

March 18, 2008

Case Western Reserve University at forefront of sexual conduct awareness

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, but Case Western Reserve University's Task Force on Sexual Conduct works to raise campus consciousness about sexual violence throughout the year.

March 03, 2008

Case Western Reserve University trustees bring on new leaders

Case Western Reserve University added a pair of area development leaders to its board of trustees. Brian Ratner, president of East Coast Development for Forest City Enterprises, Inc., and Scott A. Wolstein, chairman and CEO of Developers Diversified Realty Corporation, were both appointed to the board at its February 22 trustees meeting. Charles "Bud" Koch, a member of the board since 1999 and former chairman and CEO of Charter One Financial, was named chair-elect, beginning his term on October 18, 2008.

February 01, 2008

President Snyder proclaims Women's Heart Health Month

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder, dressed in a red jacket, signed a proclamation today designating February as "Women's Heart Health Month" on campus.

New director Sorin Teich heads clinical operations at School of Dental Medicine

Getting good dental care for the entire family is one of the goals of Sorin T. Teich, the new director of clinical operations at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine.

January 11, 2008

Neuroscience professor Robert H. Miller named vice dean for research at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Robert H. Miller, neurosciences professor and 20-year veteran of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has been named vice dean for research at the school.

December 17, 2007

Undergraduate dual-degree program unites Case Western Reserve, National Cheng Kung Universities

John Wang and Ching-Hao "Jake" Hsu from the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, Taiwan, are part of a contingent of new international students welcomed to Case Western Reserve University this year as part of a new dual-degree program administered by their home institution and Case. Students who participate in this program can earn two degrees.

December 14, 2007

Case Western Reserve's Weatherhead School of Management names distinguished alumnus

Case Western Reserve University's newest trustee -- Charles D. Fowler, president and CEO of Chardon, Ohio-based Fairmount Minerals -- has been named the Weatherhead School of Management's 2007 distinguished alumnus.

December 11, 2007

Case Western Reserve University and the Holden Arboretum sign affiliation agreement

Case Western Reserve University and the Holden Arboretum have entered a three-year renewable affiliation to create a highly competitive national and international graduate research program in plant sciences and ecology. This is the first affiliation agreement for Holden Arboretum.

December 10, 2007

University to partner with Cleveland Foundation, Circle employers to extend homebuyer assistance program

Employees of Case Western Reserve University and some of its University Circle neighbors may not be in new homes for the holidays, but they could be in new homes in the next years thanks to a grant from the Cleveland Foundation to revitalize and expand what started as the university's homebuyer assistance program.

December 05, 2007

Disaster simulation helps prepare Case Western Reserve EMS squad

The Case Western Reserve University community will take part in its first mass casualty incident drill at 8 a.m., Saturday, December 8, organized by the student-led Case Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

December 04, 2007

Late Western Reserve University alumna bequeaths $5.7 million to Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

The estate of Gertrude Donnelly Hess, one of two women to graduate from the Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1934, has bequeathed approximately $5.7 million to the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, the largest bequest by a single donor in the university's long history.

Late Western Reserve University alumna bequeaths $5.7 million to Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

The estate of Gertrude Donnelly Hess, one of two women to graduate from the Western Reserve University School of Medicine in 1934, has bequeathed approximately $5.7 million to the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, the largest bequest by a single donor in the university's long history.

December 01, 2007

Case Western Reserve University cardiologist awarded National Institutes of Health MERIT award

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Professor Daniel Simon has been rewarded with a prestigious grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI).

November 30, 2007

University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University appoint Anthony J. Furlan, M.D., as chair of neurology department

University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University have announced the appointment of an international authority on stroke, Anthony J. Furlan, as the new chair of the Department of Neurology.

November 20, 2007

Professor David Cooperrider named Aspen Institute faculty pioneer

David Cooperrider, Case Western Reserve University professor of organizational behavior, has received a 2007 Faculty Pioneer Award from the Aspen Institute's Center for Business Education.

Case Western Reserve University's School of Nursing receives more than $2 million from NIH for new Center of Excellence

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research to advance a major part of the national nursing research agenda: chronic disease self-management.

Case Western Reserve University's School of Nursing receives more than $2 million from NIH for new Center of Excellence

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research to advance a major part of the national nursing research agenda: chronic disease self-management.

November 16, 2007

Charles D. Fowler appointed to Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees

Charles D. Fowler, chair and CEO of Chardon, Ohio-based Fairmount Minerals, Ltd., has been appointed to a four-year term on the university's board of trustees.

Ly’nette Cordaro brings award-winning experience to Case Western Reserve University’s ITS office

Case Western Reserve University has tapped the talents of alumna Ly'Nette Cordaro (CWR '93, MGT '00) to fill the role of associate vice president and deputy chief information officer in the Office of Information Technology Services.

November 06, 2007

Weatherhead School of Management to host first school-wide open house November 17

Directed at showcasing enhanced and revamped academic programming, the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University will host its first school-wide open house on from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 17 at the Peter B. Lewis Building.

November 05, 2007

Class of 1942 alumna gives $1 million to School of Medicine to honor Rocco L. Motto, M.D.

Western Reserve University medical school alumnus Rocco L. Motto passed away last fall just a year shy of his 65th class reunion, but his wife, Verna "Vee" Houck Motto, has made sure that the Motto family's legacy will live on at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

October 18, 2007

New university policy to eliminate use of social security numbers in administrative and ITS systems

Using the theme, "Protect yourself before you connect yourself," the Case Western Reserve University Information Technology Services (ITS) office this year announced a change in policy for the use of social security numbers in administrative processes and IT systems.

October 11, 2007

Barbara R. Snyder elected to top legal institute

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), one of the nation's premier legal organizations.

Barbara R. Snyder elected to top legal institute

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), one of the nation's premier legal organizations.

Barbara R. Snyder elected to top legal institute

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), one of the nation's premier legal organizations.

Barbara R. Snyder elected to top legal institute

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), one of the nation's premier legal organizations.

Barbara R. Snyder elected to top legal institute

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI), one of the nation's premier legal organizations.

October 04, 2007

Eastwood receives first Distinguished Alumni Award

Yesterday, during the Grand Class Alumni Luncheon, the Distinguished Alumni Selection Committee recognized Gregory L. Eastwood (MED '66) -- citing his purposeful re-envisioning of the university during his brief tenure as interim president -- as the first recipient of the Case Western Reserve University Distinguished Alumni Award.

August 30, 2007

Barbara R. Snyder comes home and is formally invested as president at fall convocation

Like the Case Western Reserve University students she welcomed to the start of the 2007 academic year during the annual Fall Convocation, Barbara R. Snyder said that in some ways, she, too, is just beginning her education here

August 24, 2007

University, Cuyahoga County team up to create wind energy research center on Lake Erie

Case Western Reserve University and the Board of County Commissioners of Cuyahoga County (BOCC) and have entered into an agreement that could make Ohio - and especially Northeast Ohio - a national and international focal point for energy innovation and a world leader in technologies that provide sustainable, reliable and affordable energy.

University Departments, Centers Make Community Outreach a High Priority

As part of the 2007 Case for Community Day -- being held this year on Friday, September 21 -- Case Daily will feature community outreach initiatives being conducted at each of the university's colleges, as well as several campus centers and departments.

University Departments, Centers Make Community Outreach a High Priority

As part of the 2007 Case for Community Day -- being held this year on Friday, September 21 -- Case Daily will feature community outreach initiatives being conducted at each of the university's colleges, as well as several campus centers and departments.

July 18, 2007

Case Western Reserve University names new vice president for enrollment

President Barbara R. Snyder has announced her first appointment to the leadership team. Randall C. Deike, associate vice president for enrollment management and executive director for undergraduate admissions at Pennsylvania State University, has been named vice president for enrollment at Case Western Reserve University.

June 18, 2007

Case Western Reserve University to establish its first endowed chair named for an African American

Nearly 40 years ago, when asked by members of the African American community in Cleveland why she would even dream of working at predominantly white Case Western Reserve University, May L. Wykle, a small-town Ohio girl denied entrance to several nursing schools because she was black, said, "Well, someone has to hold the door open!"

June 06, 2007

Case Western Reserve University staff member recounts 30 years in central administration

Lynne Ford, who has been a fixture in central administration at Case Western Reserve University since 1980, says she wanted to work at the university from the first time she saw the campus.

May 30, 2007

A Celebration of the Profession of Nursing

"The Art and Soul of Nursing: A Celebration" is a unique, once-in-a lifetime party that will honor Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Dean May L. Wykle, as well as other distinguished leaders in the field of nursing, on June 22 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel.

May 02, 2007

Case Western Reserve University names new chair of electrical engineering and computer science

The Case School of Engineering has announced the appointment of Z. Meral Ozsoyoglu as chair of the department of electrical engineering and computer science (EECS) at Case Western Reserve University. Ozsoyoglu also serves as the Andrew R. Jennings Chair of the Computing Sciences.

April 19, 2007

Case students, community show support for Virginia Tech

On Friday, April 20, dozens of Case Western Reserve University students and other members of the campus community became honorary "Hokies" in spirit. They wore maroon and orange -- the Virginia Tech school colors -- in a show of solidarity and support. To remember and honor fellow students, faculty, staff and administrators who lost their lives or were injured at Virginia Tech earlier this week, several of Case Western Reserve's student organizations joined together to create a large "card" and a campus photo.

January 17, 2007

Case Western Reserve University trustees contribute nearly $20 million to university

Members of the governing body of Case Western Reserve University contribute more than time, counsel, and expertise. They also contribute money to support the goals they endorse and value. The Trustee Vision Acceleration Campaign has garnered widespread support. This...

December 22, 2006

Cyrus C. Taylor appointed as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Case Western Reserve University

Cyrus C. Taylor, a particle physicist whose career at Case Western Reserve University spans almost two decades, has been named dean of the College of Arts and Sciences by the university's interim president, Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D.

September 07, 2006

Committee appointed for College of Arts and Sciences Dean search

An internal search advisory committee has been formed to help select Case Western Reserve University's next Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). The Committee -- primarily comprised of CAS faculty -- has been convened to provide the...

June 27, 2006

Case Western Reserve University names new dean for undergraduate studies

Jeffrey Wolcowitz, senior lecturer in economics and former associate dean and chief planning officer of Harvard College who also served as associate dean for undergraduate education at Harvard University, has been named dean of undergraduate studies at Case Western Reserve University. He begins his new duties Aug. 1.

May 01, 2006

Case Western Reserve University appoints Cornell Law School Professor Gary Simson to be dean of the Case School of Law

Case Western Reserve University has named Gary J. Simson, professor at Cornell University Law School, to be dean of the Case School of Law. He succeeds Gerald Korngold, who will step down June 30. Simson has been a member...