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May 06, 2011

Two CWRU Students Earn National Scholarships

Two undergraduates who are integral researchers in labs on campus have been awarded Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships. Chad Schaber Rising seniors Ilya Kolb, who is earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biomedical engineering, and Chad Schaber, majoring in biology...

April 01, 2011

Legal Advocate for Freedom of Press, Human Rights to Receive Inamori Ethics Prize

Beatrice Mtetwa. Photo by Bruno Schlumberger. Zimbabwean human rights attorney Beatrice Mtetwa is a hero to victims of human rights abuses, civil society activists and foreign journalists covering unrest in her country. In recognition of her tremendous contributions, she...

August 03, 2010

Fulbright Scholar Plans to Research How Ancient Indian Dance Could Help Children with Autism

Ramya Raman (CWR ‘10) plans to use her love and knowledge of Bharatha Natyam dance to connect with autistic children in India as a Fulbright Scholar.

July 16, 2010

New Alumnus Earns Fulbright Teaching Grant to Egypt

Nicholas Hilgeman wants to teach English, speak fluent Arabic and learn more about the culture and political processes of the Middle East. Hilgeman, who earned a bachelor’s degree in international studies and political science in May, plans to do all of this and more with his Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship Grant. He is scheduled to spend at least nine months working at Zagazig University, located about 50 miles from Cairo, Egypt.

July 01, 2010

Last Son Takes Silver Ace Award at Las Vegas Film Festival

Bradley Ricca, the creator of the Superman movie Last Son, took honors -- the Silver Ace Award -- recently at the Las Vegas Film Festival for his independent film about the creation of the superhero.

June 29, 2010

Art Historian Earns Lifetime Achievement Award, Reflects on Various Stages of Career

Henry Adams, American art historian at Case Western Reserve University, was recently honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Cleveland Arts Prize.

June 28, 2010

Case Western Reserve University Autonomous Lawnmower
Repeats as Champion

In winning their second straight Institute on Navigation’s Autonomous Robotic Lawnmower Competition, Team CWRU Cut's robot edged along an L-shaped fence, and slowed up then mowed around a moving stuffed dog.

Mandel Center Yankey Award Recognizes Two Community Volunteers

Two women who are passionate about helping young people, communities in need and arts organizations received the 2010 John A Yankey Student Community Service Award from the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations.

June 25, 2010

Imaging Research Program Receives Award

Case Western Reserve University’s imaging research program has received a regional economic development prize for supporting the creation of the medical imaging business cluster in Northeast Ohio.

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 09, 2010

Fulbright Scholar to Use Play Measures Developed at CWRU to Help Ukrainian Orphans

Megan Ritchey Children and workers in Ukrainian orphanages will learn some play skills as Megan Ritchey, a new Case Western Reserve University alumna, heads to Kiev as a Fulbright Scholar. Ritchey has proposed a research project to teach the...

June 04, 2010

Philips Healthcare, State of Ohio Announce Global Advanced Imaging Innovation Center

A $33.5 million commitment by Philips Healthcare and a $5 million Third Frontier grant from the state of Ohio will provide researchers at Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, and Philips an opportunity to create medical imaging systems that will detect disease far earlier and be safer for patients than current methods.

May 28, 2010

Chemical Engineering Professor Wins Teacher-Scholar Award

R. Mohan Sankaran, assistant professor of chemical engineering, has received a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award.

May 27, 2010

University Recognized for Educational Support of Hungarian Life, Culture

During a five-year period in the 1960s, dozens of students and a handful of educators contributed to an appreciation of Hungarian culture and life. Almost 50 years later, Case Western Reserve was honored for its role with an Abraham Lincoln Award, presented by the American Hungarian Foundation.

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 05, 2010

Robert H. Binstock to Receive Hovorka Prize

Case Western Reserve University is proud to announce the winner of this year’s Frank and Dorothy Humel Hovorka Prize, Robert H. Binstock. Throughout his distinguished career, Binstock has established himself as a leader in his field, with a record of exemplary achievement in research, scholarship and contributions to the university and broader local and national communities.

May 04, 2010

Several Professors Selected to Receive Fulbright Awards

Charles Rosenblatt Two Case Western Reserve University professors have been selected to receive Fulbright awards, while one recently wrapped up her fellowship. Charles Rosenblatt and Anna Maria Mandalakas will soon begin their research abroad, while Kathryn Lavelle recently completed...

Horst von Recum and Colleagues Earn Glennan Fellowship

Horst von Recum The academic fields and disciplines of the 2009-2010 Glennan Fellows vary as widely as the projects in which they are engaged. Awarded each spring, Glennan Fellowships are administered by the University Center for Innovation in Teaching...

May 03, 2010

Four Awarded John S. Diekhoff Award for Graduate Teaching and Mentoring

The Diekhoff Award honors John S. Diekhoff, who served Case Western Reserve University in several capacities during his tenure, from 1956 to 1970. He was professor of English, chair of the Department of English, dean of Cleveland College, acting dean...

Engineering and Music Major Named Fulbright Scholar

David Ramsay is a double major in electrical engineering and music, with a minor in biomedical engineering. He'll soon be combining those pursuits with another -- to study overseas -- as a Fulbright scholar.

April 30, 2010

Goldwater Scholarship Winners Announced

Two third-year students who share the goal of earning an MD and PhD have been awarded Goldwater scholarships. Zachary Kloos, who is majoring in biochemistry and economics, and Caitlin Powell, who is studying biomedical engineering, received the awards, which are named for former U.S. Sen. Barry Goldwater. The scholarships recognize outstanding potential and commitment to excellence in science, engineering and mathematics.

April 23, 2010

2010 ADVANCE Opportunity Awards Announced

The Academic Careers in Engineering & Science (ACES) program recently announced recipients of the 2010 ADVANCE Opportunity Awards. Fourteen proposals representing academic disciplines ranging from engineering to religious studies to sociology received $41,667.

April 13, 2010

Founder of Free, Remote Medical Service to Receive 2010
Inamori Ethics Prize at Case Western Reserve University

Stan Brock, the humanitarian who has been delivering free health care worldwide through his nonprofit organization Remote Area Medical (RAM) for 25 years, will be recognized as the recipient of the 2010 Inamori Ethics Prize, awarded by the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University.

April 05, 2010

Searching for Brain's Defenses to Ward off Infections,
Prevent Memory Loss

With the aid of funding from the University Center on Aging and Health supported by the President's Strategic Initiative and McGregor Foundation, researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and School of Medicine will look for evidence within the brain for proteins important to the peripheral body's natural defense system against infection from the outside environment.

March 03, 2010

CWRU Niagara International Moot Court Members Get to Finals

A Case Western Reserve University School of Law team in the 2009-10 Niagara International Moot Court Competition made it all the way to the Final Round in Washington, D.C., during competition Thursday through Saturday. The team members are Christine Chambers, David Byrnes, David Kocan, Brandon Wheeler and Candice Sengillo.

March 02, 2010

Nicola Lacetera Earns Glennan Fellowship

The academic fields and disciplines of the 2009-2010 Glennan Fellows vary as widely as the projects in which they are engaged. Learn more about Nicola Lacetera's project.

February 18, 2010

School of Law Moot Court Team Wins Jessup Super Regional

Case Western Reserve University School of Law's Jessup International Law Moot Court team has won the Midwest Super Regional rounds of the Jessup Moot Court Competition

January 29, 2010

Mehmet Koyuturk Earns Glennan Fellowship

The academic fields and disciplines of the 2009-2010 Glennan Fellows vary as widely as the projects in which they are engaged. Learn more about Mehmet Koyuturk's project.

January 27, 2010

Case Western Reserve Receives $2.8M to Further Breast Cancer Research

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has been awarded six Department of Defense (DOD) Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) grants for innovative medical research. The grants, totaling nearly $2.8 million, will advance research in the field of breast cancer.

January 25, 2010

Making a Deal: Weatherhead School of Management Team Takes First in M&A Competition

A team graduate students from the Weatherhead School of Management proved their talent in making a deal with first-place honors at a competition involving an M&A (mergers and acquisition) case.

December 23, 2009

Ardi Discovery is Science's Breakthrough of the Year for 2009

The Science Breakthrough of the Year for 2009 is the discovery and analysis of a 4.4 million-year-old hominid skeleton, nicknamed Ardi, which has rewritten the book on human evolution. Several Case Western Reserve University researchers were involved in the discovery.

December 17, 2009

Sustainability Fellow Recognized for Efforts

Case Western Reserve University's Sustainability Fellow was recently recognized for her efforts by a Northeast Ohio organization focused on best practices in the sustainability field.

October 29, 2009

Two Honored as 2009 Alumni Award Winners

May L. Wykle, the Marvin E. and Ruth Durr Denekas Professor and dean of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, and Lee Ponsky, assistant professor of urology at the School of Medicine, were presented with alumni awards during Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2009. In addition to the alumni award winners, a variety of events were held in celebration of Alumni Weekend and Homecoming. Watch a video featuring highlights from the weekend celebration.

October 09, 2009

Federal Stimulus Funding Flows to Case Western Reserve University's Research

Case Western Reserve University, as of Friday, Oct. 9, has received 109 federal stimulus awards worth about $49 million for research addressing a wide array of public needs and aiming to enhance economic development and job creation in Northeast Ohio.

September 25, 2009

Prestigious $4.9M NIH Grant Awarded to Case Western Reserve for Colon Cancer Research

A prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) Transformative R01 Program grant for $4.9 million has been awarded to Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The five-year grant will fund research to identify patients' inborn genetic susceptibility to the development of colon cancer metastasis. Case Western Reserve was one of only 42 recipients of this competitive new grant designed to support exceptionally innovative, high risk, original and/or unconventional research projects that have the potential to create or overturn fundamental paradigms.

September 21, 2009

Two Undergraduates Win Honorable Mention at
2009 Society of Mathematical Biology Meeting

Two undergraduate students who've teamed up to model and predict regulators in a signaling pathway important for certain cancers, won honorable mention for their poster explaining their research at the 2009 Society of Mathematical Biology meeting.

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.

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.

June 23, 2009

Thrity Umrigar to Receive
Cleveland Arts Prize

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.

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 16, 2009

Janice Eatman Williams is Recipient of
President's Award for Distinguished Service

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.

June 04, 2009

Case Western Reserve Team Wins Autonomous Lawnmower Competition

Case Western Reserve University's Autonomous Lawnmower Team recently won the Sixth Annual ION Robotic Lawnmower Competition.

May 27, 2009

Two from Case Western Reserve Named 2009 Health Care Heroes

May L. Wykle, dean of Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, and Sanford Markowitz, professor and researcher of cancer genetics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, were winners in the Crain's Cleveland Business Health Care Heroes 2009 contest.

May 15, 2009

Four Awarded John S. Diekhoff Award for Graduate Teaching and Mentoring

The Diekhoff Award, established in 1978, was first given the same year. It recognizes outstanding contributions to the education of graduate students through advising and classroom teaching. The annual award has been presented to two full-time faculty members who epitomize what it means to mentor graduate students: to connect them with experts in their discipline, engage them academically in a forthright and collegial manner, and actively promote their professional development. In 2009, the award was expanded to also recognize two full-time faculty members who excel in the teaching of graduate students. A committee of graduate and professional program students reviews nominations and recommends winners.

May 14, 2009

Case Western Reserve University to Award Honorary Degrees

Case Western Reserve University awards honorary degrees each year at Commencement. These honors are a means of recognizing excellence in any values aspect of human endeavor, including the realm of scholarship, public service and the performing arts. This year's recipients are Dorothy Humel Hovorka, Donald C. Johanson, Bernice R. Sandler and William A. Schabas.

May 11, 2009

P. Hunter Peckham Awarded 2009 Hovorka Prize

P. Hunter Peckham, Donnell Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopedics, was named recipient of the Frank and Dorothy Humel Hovorka Prize, one of the highest honors a Case Western Reserve University faculty member can receive. He will receive the award at the Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 17.

May 06, 2009

Case Western Reserve University Awards 2009 Inamori Ethics Prize to Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University has named global human rights, health care, sustainability and corporate responsibility advocate Mary Robinson the recipient of the 2009 Inamori Ethics Prize. A former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Robinson was also the first female president of Ireland and helped change the face of Anglo-Irish relations there.

May 05, 2009

University to Recognize Long-term Employees with Certificate

Case Western Reserve University plans to formally recognize its 35-, 45- and 50-year staff members with a certificate and recognition at the annual Staff Service Awards Brunch in June.

May 04, 2009

Iris S. Wolstein Honored with Case Western Reserve University’s President’s Award for Visionary Achievement for Contributions and Generous Support to the University

Iris S. Wolstein, a dedicated philanthropist and community activist for many years, has helped transform the campus of Case Western Reserve University through the generous spirit she shared with her late husband, Bert. The university will recognize those efforts during its 2009 Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 17, with the President’s Award for Visionary Achievement.

April 28, 2009

Three Honored in Goldwater Scholarship Competition

A third-year Case Western Reserve University biomedical engineering student, working with campus researchers on deep brain stimulation, has earned the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship in this year's competition, sponsored by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

April 21, 2009

Cleveland Asian Pacific Islanders Minority Health Initiative Earns Community Outreach Grant

The Cleveland Asian Pacific Islanders Minority Health Initiative has received a Community Outreach Grant. Through the American Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) chapter at Case Western Reserve, Cleveland's Asian Pacific Islander (API) population will receive much needed health screenings and information.

April 10, 2009

Campus Community Invited to LEED Certification Celebration Monday, April 13

Case Western Reserve University is celebrating the fact it has the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certified buildings in University Circle with an awards ceremony and outdoor festivities from noon to 2 p.m., Monday, April 13, at the Village at 115. The celebration will take place in a tent between Starbucks and House 4.

April 01, 2009

Education Theatre Earns Community Outreach Grant

Education Theatre has received a Community Outreach Grant. The student organization takes fun demonstrations with an educational theme to local schools.

March 09, 2009

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Awarded Nearly $1 Million from Research to Prevent Blindness Foundation

The Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has been awarded an unrestricted grant along with three individual awards that could total up to $1 million by the Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Foundation. These are the most grants awarded in a single year to the Case Western Reserve visual sciences program since 1997. In that time, the program has received $2,712,500 from RPB, one of the world's leading voluntary organizations supporting eye research.

February 26, 2009

School of Medicine Mentoring Group Earns Community Outreach Grant

The SMART Girls, a group mentored by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine students, has received a Community Outreach Grant to help young girls develop positive attitudes about themselves.

February 19, 2009

Two Case Western Reserve Professors Awarded Sloan Research Fellowships

Roberto Fernandez Galan, assistant professor of neuroscience, and Thomas Gray, assistant professor of chemistry, have been selected as 2009 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows.

February 16, 2009

Physics Chair Named APS Fellow, AAAS Speaker

Dan Akerib, chair of the Case Western Reserve University department of physics, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society in honor of his work in the area of astrophysics.

February 03, 2009

Case Western Reserve University's Baker-Nord Center Awarded Major National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University has received a major award from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The $650,000 NEH Challenge Grant was awarded to support research and programs that advance the humanities across the Case Western Reserve campus and in the Cleveland community.

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 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 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 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 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.

November 21, 2008

New MacArthur Research Network to Examine Impact of Aging Society

What does society and the country need when the "walker" generation outnumbers the "stroller" crowd? With aging baby boomers outpacing new births, a solution to this dilemma may require an intergenerational focus, according to Robert H. Binstock, Ph.D., professor of aging, health and society at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

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.

October 21, 2008

School of Medicine assistant professor receives NIH Director's New Innovator Award

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced that Brian Cobb, assistant professor of pathology at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, is a 2008 NIH Director's New Innovator Award Recipient. As one of only 31 grant awardees in the nation, Cobb will receive a grant of $2.35 million over five years for his research program.

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 07, 2008

Case Western Reserve University engineering professor receives lifelong recognition award from American Ceramics Society

Arthur H. Heuer, University Professor and the Kyocera Professor of Ceramics at Case Western Reserve University, has received the W. David Kingery Award from the American Ceramics Society (ACerS). Heuer, who is based within the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Case School of Engineering, is the first person from the university to be awarded this distinction by ACerS.

October 03, 2008

NIH Selects Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine to Participate in National Children's Study

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has been awarded $26 million in funding to participate in The National Children's Study, the National Institutes of Health's comprehensive study on the interaction of genes and the environment on children's health.

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 18, 2008

Case Western Reserve University professor among first recipients of National Science Foundation Grant Program

LaShanda Korley, assistant professor of macromolecular science and engineering at Case Western Reserve University, has received one of the first Broadening Participation Research Initiation Grants in Engineering (BRIGE) from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

September 15, 2008

Video archive on Case Western Reserve's YouTube channel continues growing

Although Case Western Reserve University's YouTube channel is still in its infancy, there are already over 200 videos available for viewing. With a unique playlist of news, events, lectures and special interest videos as well as plans for several full course offerings there is something of interest for everyone in the campus community. The channel is officially launching this fall, and there are now opportunities to subscribe to feeds as well as upload video collections.

September 10, 2008

Cross Country's Mike Petro, classmates become entrepreneurs

"When is the last time I had a good experience with..." was the phrase cross country runner Mike Petro and his team of Case Western Reserve University students used to get their minds thinking in a business start up direction recently. And, after edible forks and the breeding of miniature hippopotamuses were rightfully removed from the table, a trip to the grocery store sealed the deal for the Entrepreneurship Educational Consortium winners.

September 09, 2008

Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University to honor Akron Art Museum director and Hattie Larlham organization

Case Western Reserve University's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations has named Mitchell Kahan, director and chief executive officer of the Akron Art Museum, and Hattie Larlham, a nonprofit organization and leader in developing and delivering services for 1,400 children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental retardation throughout Ohio, as recipients of the 2008 Leadership in Nonprofit Management Award and Organization Innovation Award.

September 05, 2008

Case Western Reserve engineering professor receives prestigious public service award From NASA

J. Iwan D. Alexander, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Case Western Reserve University and director of the National Center for Space Exploration and Research, has been awarded the Exceptional Public Service Medal by the NASA Glenn Research Center.

August 22, 2008

Case Western Reserve University Ranked Ohio’s Best in U.S. News Rankings for 13th Consecutive Year

Case Western Reserve University has been rated Ohio’s top school among the nation’s premier national universities, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, for the 13th consecutive year. The rankings were released on Friday, Aug. 22.

August 04, 2008

Seven proposals from Case Western Reserve collaborators receive 2008 Presidential Research Initiative Grants

Seven research projects representing several academic disciplines received 2008 Presidential Research Initiative (PRI) grants this year, totaling $519,000 in funding.

July 31, 2008

Case Western Reserve employee honored with regional student employment association's Outstanding Service Award

Susan Alexander, assistant director of financial aid for student employment at Case Western Reserve University, was recently presented with the 2008 Outstanding Service Award by the Midwest Association of Student Employment Administrators.

July 24, 2008

Case Western Reserve to present Inamori Ethics Prize, host dialogue with Human Genome Project director

The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University will initiate one of the more candid discussions about the anticipated benefits and ethical challenges of the Human Genome Project when it presents the inaugural Inamori Ethics Prize to the former project director.

July 18, 2008

Students selected to serve in 2008 Summer Corps program

Five School of Law students have been accepted into the 2008 Summer Corps program.

Students selected to serve in 2008 Summer Corps program

Five School of Law students have been accepted into the 2008 Summer Corps program.

July 15, 2008

School of Law alumnus recognized for exemplary pro bono service

School of Law alumnus David A. Kutik was recognized for his pro bono service and received the inaugural John C. and Ginny Elam Pro Bono Award at the Ohio State Bar Association's 128th Annual Convention.

July 11, 2008

Case School of Engineering continues autonomous robotics excellence in international lawn mower competition

Case Western Reserve University's Autonomous Lawn Cutting Team took third place in the Fifth Annual ION Robotic Lawn Mower Competition recently in Dayton. The team, led by Case School of Engineering faculty members Roger Quinn and Michael Branicky, also brought home a $5,000 prize.

July 03, 2008

Case Western Reserve University receives $5 million to continue microbicide research to prevent HIV infection

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers have been awarded a $5 million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue their ground-breaking research on the development of an HIV microbicide, a potentially revolutionary tool in stemming the global HIV epidemic.

July 02, 2008

RIDGID Real-world design competition challenges Case School of Engineering students

More than $11,000 in prize money has been distributed during the first RIDGID Design Competition at Case Western Reserve University. Four student teams ranging in size from one to six members spent five months developing a compact, light-weight, innovative self-contained pressing tool for joining copper tube.

June 27, 2008

Five Case Western Reserve University projects awarded research funding from Ohio's Third Frontier Commission

Case Western Reserve University and its research partners have been awarded $20.6 million by the state's Third Frontier Commission through its Ohio Biomedical Research Commercialization Program.

June 24, 2008

School of Law alumnus honored as one of the most influential African Americans

Case Western Reserve University School of Law alumnus John Fitzgerald Harris was recently named as one of the 150 most influential African Americans in the United States by Ebony magazine.

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 12, 2008

Colleen Barker-Williamson recognized for programs, leadership work with students, staff

As a director of Thwing Center for programs and leadership, Colleen Barker-Williamson is well known as adviser, mentor and friend to students, but she has made, perhaps, an even greater impression on her staff.

June 11, 2008

Ramona David cited for service to admissions, students of management engineering program

Case Western Reserve University's master of engineering management (MEM) program is projected to have a record year in terms of enrollment and tuition revenue-due largely in part to Ramona David, a 2008 recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Service

May 30, 2008

Case Western Reserve University political science professor receives Woodrow Wilson fellowship in Washington, D.C.

Kathryn Lavelle, the Ellen & Dixon Long Associate Professor of World Affairs at Case Western Reserve University, will spend the 2008-2009 academic year in Washington, D.C., as a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

May 29, 2008

Study on mixed-income housing earns honors for Case Western Reserve University assistant professor

A paper on early findings about how former public housing residents have adjusted to living in a mixed-income development in Chicago has earned Mark Joseph the Urban Affairs Association's 2007 Best Conference Paper. Joseph is an assistant professor of community and social development at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University.

May 23, 2008

Engineering physics major, Karen Vaughn, wins NSF Fellowship

Karen Vaughn, a graduating senior from Case Western Reserve University, faces a tough decision as a new graduate. Having received two major awards to support her graduate education at the University of California at Berkeley, Vaughn will have to decide between accepting the National Science Foundation Fellowship or the National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship.

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.

Erb Ready for Last NCAA Run, Awarded Fulbright Assistantship

When Esther Erb walks out onto the track in Titan Stadium in Oshkosh, Wis., at the 2008 NCAA Division III Track & Field Championships Thursday night, it won't be as a Case Western Reserve University student-athlete—but it will be as a Fulbright Teaching Assistant.

May 15, 2008

Arthur H. Heuer: winner of the Hovorka Prize is a world leader in teaching and research

With almost 500 publications to his credit, Case Western Reserve University's Arthur H. Heuer is a leading researcher in his field, having pioneered studies in transformation toughening of ceramics, the application of electron microscopy to engineering ceramics, biological ceramics, materials science of MEMS and paraequilibrium carburization of stainless steels.

May 14, 2008

Psychological issues link teaching subjects for 2008 John S. Diekhoff winners

Creating emotional connections to subjects taught are important in successful teaching, according to Case Western Reserve University's winners of the 2008 John S. Diekhoff Award for graduate teaching, Heath Demaree, associate professor of psychology, and Athena Vrettos, associate professor and director of graduate studies in English.

May 13, 2008

Excellence in undergraduate teaching recognized with 2008 Wittke Awards at Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University recognizes excellence demonstrated by professors in the classroom annually with the Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. This year, Donald Feke, chemical engineering professor, and Richard Osborne, professor for management policy practice, have been named Wittke Award recipients.

May 12, 2008

Undergraduate mentors honored with 2008 Jackson Award at Case Western Reserve University

The positive impact Case Western Reserve University professors have on the lives of their students is recognized annually with the J. Bruce Jackson, M.D. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring. This year, Anne Helmreich, art history associate professor, and Stacy Williams, communications studies assistant professor, have been named Jackson Award recipients.

May 09, 2008

Case Western Reserve University's Fulbright winners going green with overseas research

Case Western Reserve University's 2008 Fulbright Scholars, Olivia Corey and Michael Davidson, are taking their "green" research projects to study in Europe and Asia next year.

April 30, 2008

Case Western Reserve University athletics awards handed out at annual banquet

Case Western Reserve University Athletics handed out its annual department awards tonight at the 2008 All-Sports Banquet in Horsburgh Gymnasium. Below are the description of each award and the winners.

April 29, 2008

Case Western Reserve University students take honors in Goldwater Competition

Three undergraduate students at Case Western Reserve University who have been actively involved in research along with their academic achievements have brought them recognition by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation

April 25, 2008

Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine Professor Honored for Two Decades of Pediatric Work in Thailand

Karen N. Olness, M.D., a professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine, launched the Rainbow Center for Global Child Health (RCGCH) in 1987 and is recognized as a world leader in the fields of global child health, pediatric disaster relief and behavioral pediatrics. Olness visited the Lao Medical School and Khon Kaen University (KKU) in Thailand to meet with faculty, students and administrators. While there, she accepted a KKU honorary degree from a Thai princess.

April 23, 2008

Risk, learn, grow: Peter B. Lewis to be honored with Case Western Reserve University's First President's Award for Visionary Achievement

Peter B. Lewis, chairman of Progressive Insurance Co. and one of the country's leading philanthropists, will be honored next month with Case Western Reserve University's first President's Award for Visionary Achievement. Lewis will accept the award from President Barbara R. Snyder at the university's commencement exercises on Sunday, May 18, at the Veale Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center.

April 18, 2008

Medicaid children in Cuyahoga county face dental crisis says dental medicine student-researcher at Case Western Reserve University

According to an award-winning study on children with and without Medicaid, a Case Western Reserve University third-year dental student found that Medicaid children have three times the unmet dental problems and treatment needs than other non-Medicaid children.

April 17, 2008

Engineering professor and researcher honored with important 2008 American Chemical Society Award

Anne Hiltner, the Herbert Henry Dow Professor in Macromolecular Science and Engineering, has been named winner of the 2008 American Chemical Society Award in Applied Polymer Science, citing her for her "pioneering contributions in understanding the connections between hierarchical structure and properties of polymers, their blends and composites."

April 15, 2008

Case Western Reserve University Law School moot court team wins world championship

For the first time in its history, Case Western Reserve University School of Law won the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition Saturday, April 12, in Washington, D.C. The Jessup Competition, now in its 49th year, is the world's largest and most prestigious Moot Court tournament.

April 10, 2008

Now reporting from the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Boston…senior Yvette Cendes

Case Western Reserve University physicist Lawrence Krauss—a writer of popular science books—may have some future competition for the bestsellers' list. Recently the National Science Writers Association (NASW) chose senior physics major Yvette Cendes as one of 10 undergraduates to participate in the American Association for the Advancement of Science's (AAAS) annual meeting in Boston.

April 08, 2008

Leading geneticist Francis Collins named first recipient of the Inamori Ethics Prize at Case Western Reserve University

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., a physician-geneticist and leader of the Human Genome Project, has been named recipient of the inaugural Inamori Ethics Prize from the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University.

April 02, 2008

Case Hall of Fame class of 2008 to be inducted April 25

On Friday, April 25, the Case Reserve Athletic Club will induct nine new members into the Hall of Fame, joining the 302 members that have previously been inducted since 1975.

March 17, 2008

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Dean Pamela Davis Awarded the American Medical Student Association's Raising Our Voices Award

Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine Dean Pamela B. Davis, M.D., Ph.D. will be presented with a Raising Our Voices Award by the American Medical Student Association.

March 12, 2008

Manoogian first Spartan wrestling All-American in nearly five years

Case Western Reserve University senior Dave Manoogian (Green, OH) has become the first All-American in Spartan wrestling since alumnus Zak Kallai, a four-time All-American, earned his final All-America award in 2004.

March 10, 2008

Capitalizing on strengths to overcome difficulties for children diagnosed with ADHD

Collaborative Research conducted by Case Western Reserve University psychology professor Elizabeth J. Short has won the 2007 Keith Conners Award for Scholarly Contribution. The award recognizes an outstanding article published in the "Journal of Attention Disorders in 2007".

March 05, 2008

Case Western Reserve Team Wins International Law Moot Court Competition

The Case Western Reserve University School of Law moot court team, which competed February 29-March 2 at the "U.S. Mid-Atlantic Super Regional of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition" held at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., won the Best Brief Award and the Best Speaker Award and defeated the University of Virginia in the final round to earn a place at the International Rounds in April.

February 28, 2008

Ted Gup wins Goldsmith award for Nation of Secrets

Harvard University's Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy will honor Case Western Reserve University's Ted Gup with its prestigious Goldsmith Book Prize on March 18 for his 2007 book, "Nation of Secrets: The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life" (Doubleday).

February 22, 2008

Professor Steven Feldman to discuss American-Chinese business relations

Associate professor Steve Feldman spent the first part of 2007 in the People's Republic of China as a Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics through the Fulbright Scholars program. He will talk about his firsthand experiences teaching and carrying out international business ethics research in the Far East on Thursday, Feb. 28. "China Lessons: A Fulbright Experience in Shanghai" will begin at 11:30 a.m. in the Toepfer Room in Adelbert Hall.

February 20, 2008

Rhonda Y. Williams named among History News Network's top young historians

Case Western Reserve University historian Rhonda Y. Williams in the College of Arts and Sciences learned she was named a "Top Young Historian" by the History News Network. She joins a group of young researchers, recognized by the flagship online site that posts news about historians, historical research and current events.

February 18, 2008

School of Medicine faculty educators recognized with the scholarship in teaching awards

Yesterday, thirty-nine Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine faculty members were presented with Scholarship in Teaching Awards. The annual program is designed to recognize faculty contribution to education in the preceding year and promote teaching as a scholarly activity.

February 12, 2008

Howard highlight of Reserve basketball to be honored with other alums during Throwback Weekend

Dick Howard remembers playing basketball in Adelbert Gymnasium back in the day. Five decades ago actually, and Howard just might have been the finest basketball player of the modern Western Reserve University [Red Cats] era.

February 11, 2008

Inamori Center to host prize, Darwin events, initiates discourse on whether ethical behavior has evolved

Case Western Reserve University's Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence will be awarding the first ever Inamori Ethics Prize in September 2008.

February 06, 2008

Two students share athlete of the week honors

Case Western Reserve University senior’s track star Esther Erb (Richmond, Va.) and wrestler David Manoogian (Green, Ohio) have been named co-athlete of the week in their respective sports by the University Athletic Association.

January 29, 2008

Case Western Reserve School of Medicine Professor receives Genetics Education Excellence Award

Recognizing a teaching career that has spanned almost half a century, the American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) recently presented its Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education to Robert C. Elston, Ph.D., professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

January 25, 2008

Asian Pacific Fund names engineering dean Norman C. Tien as a recipient of educational leadership award

Norman C. Tien, dean and Nord Professor of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, was one of two Asian American educators in the United States selected to receive the second annual Chang-Lin Tien Education Leadership Award, presented by the San Francisco-based Asian Pacific Fund. An unrestricted grant award of $10,000 is given in recognition of the recipients' professional accomplishments and leadership qualities.

January 07, 2008

New Scholar Award helps young researcher study age-related diseases

To become a New Scholar, one must be invited to apply. They are typically nominated for the award for their outstanding promise in aging research. Such was the case for Chunyan Brian Bai, an assistant professor in genetics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

December 27, 2007

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine awards staff development honor

Joan Aylor works as a study coordinator in the Sleep and Epidemiology Research Center (SERC) located within the Center for Clinical Investigation at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She recently earned the Joan Harris Staff Development Award for exceptional leadership and commitment to the medical school.

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 07, 2007

School of Medicine Researcher pioneers technology in study of life-threatening illnesses

Alex Huang, a pediatric oncologist with the Department of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, is using advanced laser technology and computer software to capture 3-D, high definition movies of cell interaction in real time.

December 05, 2007

Weatherhead School of Management Names Top Companies in Annual Business Awards Program

Turning Technologies, Inc., a Youngstown-based interactive response systems developer, tops the 2007 Weatherhead 100, the annual list of the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio.

Weatherhead School of Management Names Top Companies in Annual Business Awards Program

Turning Technologies, Inc., a Youngstown-based interactive response systems developer, tops the 2007 Weatherhead 100, the annual list of the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio.

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 26, 2007

Is madness the inspiration for creativity?

Best-selling author and psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison will explore "Creativity and Madness" in her talk as Case Western Reserve University's eminent speaker for its Fourth Annual Distinguished Lecture Series. The free public lecture program begins at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2008 in Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Avenue.

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.

November 16, 2007

David Rothenberg receives American Musicological Society's Alfred Einstein Award

A published article on the theme of springtime in medieval and Renaissance religious and secular music has earned David J. Rothenberg from the Department of Music at Case Western Reserve University's College of Arts and Sciences one of the highest honors from the American Musicological Society.

November 15, 2007

Neils receives fellowship to study at Yale center for British art

Jenifer Neils, Case Western Reserve University's Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History, is spending a monthlong residential fellowship at the Mellon Center for British Art at Yale University. She is examining the work of British architect and designer James "Athenian" Stuart (1713-1788).

November 12, 2007

Case Western Reserve faculty member, alumnus receive NIH funds to establish Center for Social Science Research on HIV in Uganda

Janet McGrath and Charles Rwabukwali (GRS '93 and '97, anthropology), associate professor of sociology at the Makerere University in Kampala, are co-investigators on a new five-year, $2-million grant from the National Institutes of Health's Global Partnerships for Social Science Research on AIDS.

November 06, 2007

Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center receive $6.37 million from National Institutes of Health to find new ways to treat psoriasis

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals Case Medical Center a $6.37 million award to establish a Center of Research Translation (CORT) for the skin disease psoriasis.

October 23, 2007

Professor Gary Previts Receives Gold Medal for Distinguished Service from American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Case Western Reserve University accountancy professor Gary Previts, CPA, Ph.D., today (Oct. 23) was awarded the 2007 Gold Medal for Distinguished Service by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). The award, the highest granted by the AICPA, recognizes individuals whose influence on accounting is notable compared to other professional leaders.

October 22, 2007

Case Western Reserve University alumnus elected to prestigious Institute of Medicine

David T. Scadden, director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Regenerative Medicine and an alumnus of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has been elected to membership in the prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM), a group established by the National Academies of Science to analyze health issues and make recommendations on policy.

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 09, 2007

"Dexter," Case Western Reserve University's robotic vehicle, advances to semifinals of 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge

DEXTER made it! Case Western Reserve University’s dune buggy-like autonomous robotic vehicle has passed nearly all of its tests and is headed to the semifinals of the $3.5 million DARPA Urban Challenge, October 26-31.

July 30, 2007

Case epidemiologists receive two awards to tackle HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in Uganda

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation recently awarded two grants to Case Western Reserve University for Operations Research on AIDS Care and Treatment in Africa.

July 24, 2007

National History Day features yearlong competition for middle and high school students

Paul Michel and Mohammad Rasool have more things in common than most longtime couples. Best friends and high school seniors, they play soccer, have earned high marks on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, are National Honor Society members and belong to the math, English, Spanish and science honor societies at their respective schools.

National History Day features yearlong competition for middle and high school students

Paul Michel and Mohammad Rasool have more things in common than most longtime couples. Best friends and high school seniors, they play soccer, have earned high marks on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, are National Honor Society members and belong to the math, English, Spanish and science honor societies at their respective schools.

National History Day features yearlong competition for middle and high school students

Paul Michel and Mohammad Rasool have more things in common than most longtime couples. Best friends and high school seniors, they play soccer, have earned high marks on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, are National Honor Society members and belong to the math, English, Spanish and science honor societies at their respective schools.

National History Day features yearlong competition for middle and high school students

Paul Michel and Mohammad Rasool have more things in common than most longtime couples. Best friends and high school seniors, they play soccer, have earned high marks on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, are National Honor Society members and belong to the math, English, Spanish and science honor societies at their respective schools.

National History Day features yearlong competition for middle and high school students

Paul Michel and Mohammad Rasool have more things in common than most longtime couples. Best friends and high school seniors, they play soccer, have earned high marks on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, are National Honor Society members and belong to the math, English, Spanish and science honor societies at their respective schools.

National History Day features yearlong competition for middle and high school students

Paul Michel and Mohammad Rasool have more things in common than most longtime couples. Best friends and high school seniors, they play soccer, have earned high marks on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, are National Honor Society members and belong to the math, English, Spanish and science honor societies at their respective schools.

National History Day features yearlong competition for middle and high school students

Paul Michel and Mohammad Rasool have more things in common than most longtime couples. Best friends and high school seniors, they play soccer, have earned high marks on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, are National Honor Society members and belong to the math, English, Spanish and science honor societies at their respective schools.

National History Day features yearlong competition for middle and high school students

Paul Michel and Mohammad Rasool have more things in common than most longtime couples. Best friends and high school seniors, they play soccer, have earned high marks on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, are National Honor Society members and belong to the math, English, Spanish and science honor societies at their respective schools.

National History Day features yearlong competition for middle and high school students

Paul Michel and Mohammad Rasool have more things in common than most longtime couples. Best friends and high school seniors, they play soccer, have earned high marks on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, are National Honor Society members and belong to the math, English, Spanish and science honor societies at their respective schools.

National History Day features yearlong competition for middle and high school students

Paul Michel and Mohammad Rasool have more things in common than most longtime couples. Best friends and high school seniors, they play soccer, have earned high marks on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, are National Honor Society members and belong to the math, English, Spanish and science honor societies at their respective schools.

July 23, 2007

Visual Sciences Research Center receives $3.2M award

The Visual Sciences Research Center (VSRC) of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the Research Institute of University Hospitals Case Medical Center has been awarded a $3.2 million renewal over five years of their Core Grant from...

June 27, 2007

Dr. Kurt Stange among elite group of 11 American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professors

Kurt C. Stange, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Family Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and Sociology and Oncology at Case Western Reserve University and Associate Director of the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, has been named an American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor. The honor includes a five-year, $400K renewable grant to further Dr. Stange's innovative research in the interface between primary care, specialty care, health care systems and community groups and agencies.

June 21, 2007

Pair of faculty members receive Fulbright Awards

Two Case Western Reserve University faculty members have received Fulbright Scholar grants to lecture and research overseas during the 2007-08 academic year. Dr. Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, Elizabeth Brooks Ford Professor of Nursing, and law professor Louise McKinney will take part in programs in Ireland and Botswana, respectively, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

June 08, 2007

Mandel Brothers Receive Highest MSASS Honor

The Mandel brothers—Jack, Joseph and Morton—were honored as the first recipients of The Advocate for Social Justice and Leadership Development Award from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University.

June 05, 2007

Case Western Reserve University Honors Interim President with Highest University Honor

The Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees has honored distinguished alumnus and Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., with the university's highest honor—the University Medal.

May 10, 2007

Religion professor Deepak Sarma wins 2007 Wittke award for undergraduate teaching

Upon hearing he had been named a recipient of the 2007 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Deepak Sarma first shared the exciting news at home with his wife. Then he immediately picked up the phone and called his father.

Accounting professor David Pearson receives 2007 Wittke award for undergraduate teaching

Tough. That is the one word used to describe the classes of accounting professor David Pearson, a winner of the Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. It is a one-word description used not only by his students, but also by the man himself.

May 09, 2007

Boyatzis, Hanson earn honors for graduate instruction

Experience is the best teacher. The faculty members who received the 2007 John S. Diekhoff Award for graduate teaching at Case Western Reserve University are indicative of the adage, as they have been recognized many times for their effectiveness in the classroom and their ability to connect with and engage students.

April 27, 2007

Fourth year chem major wins Hertz Foundation Fellowship

Thomas Teets, a Case Western Reserve University graduating senior, will pursue graduate studies in chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with support of a five-year Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Fellowship.

April 24, 2007

Case's Hrinda finalist for prestigous NCAA award

Case Western Reserve University graduate student-athlete Stephen Hrinda (Fairview, Pa.), a member of the cross country and track and field teams, has been named one of six finalists (three male, three female) for the 2007 Walter Byers Scholarship Award, as announced by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

April 16, 2007

Second-year Case Western Reserve University student named Goldwater Scholar

Sheeba Joseph, of Battle Creek, Mich., a second-year biochemistry major at Case Western Reserve University, is among a group of 317 gifted science and mathematics majors who have won a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2007-2008 academic year. The awards are given by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

March 30, 2007

Case Western Reserve University graduate programs receive top 50 ratings in U.S. News & World Report rankings

"U.S. News & World Report's" latest America's Best Graduate Schools rankings (for 2008) bring good news for several of Case Western Reserve University's graduate and professional programs.

March 15, 2007

Case athletes each receive NCAA postgraduate scholarship

Two Case Western Reserve University fall student-athletes have received a postgraduate scholarship from the NCAA. The one-time grants of $7,500 each are awarded for fall, winter and spring sports. Each sports season, there are 29 scholarships available for men and 29 scholarships available for women. The scholarships are one-time, nonrenewable grants.

February 20, 2007

Nominations sought for outstanding nonprofit leaders and organizations

Community members familiar with the work of an outstanding nonprofit leader or organization in Northeast Ohio are invited to submit nominations for the 2007 Leadership in Nonprofit Management Award and the 2007 Organization Innovation Award.

November 23, 2006

Lanese earns second coach of the year honor

Case Western Reserve University Head Cross Country Coach Kathy Lanese has been named NCAA Great Lakes Region Women's Coach of the Year, as announced today by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

November 22, 2006

Palmer named UAA men's soccer coach of the year

Case Western Reserve University coach Dan Palmer was named the 2006 University Athletic Association (UAA) Coach of the Year in men's soccer after leading the Spartans to their first-ever UAA Championship and NCAA Tournament appearance.

November 17, 2006

School of Medicine interim dean awarded highest honor for life-changing research

During the 20th annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in Denver, Pamela Davis, M.D., Ph.D, Case School of Medicine Interim Dean, received the Paul di Sant'Agnese Award. The award is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's highest honor for scientific research achievement and is given annually to the scientist who made the most significant strides in CF studies.

November 16, 2006

Two Case Western Reserve University profs awarded 2006-2007 Fulbright awards

Two Case Western Reserve University professors have been awarded Fulbright Scholar grants for the 2006-2007 academic year, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

November 08, 2006

Case receives community service distinction

Case Western Reserve University was recently recognized for its commitment to community service with a President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll acknowledgement.

November 01, 2006

Village at 115 project earns two awards for American Artstone

Case Western Reserve University's Village at 115 netted two awards for American Artstone, an architectural precast and cast stone manufacturer. American Artstone won the 2006 Cast Stone Institute Excellence in Commercial Design and the 2006 Cast Stone Institute Excellence in...

October 05, 2006

Case Western Reserve University recognized as one of top campuses for LGBT students

University profiled for first time in "The Advocate College Guide for LGBT Students"

September 11, 2006

Case Western Reserve University named NorthCoast 99 winner third year straight

Award recognizes "99 great workplaces for top talent in northeast Ohio" CLEVELAND - For the third year in a row, Case Western Reserve University has earned a NorthCoast 99 award. "Congratulations again on your organization being named one of the...

August 09, 2006

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine student awarded a Fulbright Student Scholarship

Lynne Tan, student at Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine is a recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student scholarship for the 2006-2007 academic year.

July 11, 2006

Tien named newest Ohio Eminent Scholar by Board of Regents

Case Western Reserve University announces the appointment of the state's newest Ohio Eminent Scholar in Condensed Matter Physics—Norman Tien, who is also Case's Nord Professor of Engineering and chair of the department of electrical engineering and computer science.

June 28, 2006

School of Law alum named among California's top women litigators

Ruth Kahn, a 1985 graduate of Case Western Reserve University's School of Law, was recently named one of the top women litigators in California.

May 19, 2006

Students honor graduate studies dean with Diekhoff award

Rozek to receive honor for teaching and improving graduate education at Case Since becoming Dean of the School of Graduate Studies 18 months ago, Charles Rozek, has worked to improve campus-wide representation on the Graduate Student Senate and to open...

May 04, 2006

Case's Cooperative Education Program receives coveted award

Award highlights success of university's co-op education Case Western Reserve University received the coveted E. Sam Sovilla Award For Excellence at the national Cooperative Education & Internship Association Conference on April 24 in Cincinnati. The honor was in recognition of...

April 19, 2006

Business plan competition at Weatherhead School of Management to showcase innovative plans for start-up companies

Winner Could Receive up to $100,000 Innovative business concepts will be on display later this month at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, when seven teams of business students and entrepreneurs present their ideas for new companies...

April 04, 2006

Case students win Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships

To continue their studies in the sciences and biomedical engineering Three Case Western Reserve University third-year students have won prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships to continue their studies in science, mathematics and engineering. The Goldwater Scholarship recipients are John J....

March 17, 2006

Cleveland Foodbank and the Aids Taskforce honored

With new Innovation Award from Case's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations—David Simpson, CEO of the Hospice of the Western Reserve Receives the 2006 Leadership Award The Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University, a nationally recognized graduate...

March 14, 2006

Maimone awarded NCAA postgraduate scholarship

You can add Postgraduate Scholarship to Santo Maimone's award list for this school year. The NCAA has announced that the Case Western Reserve University senior football player has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Maimone, an Eastlake, OH native,...

February 22, 2006

Cleveland Foodbank and the Aids Taskforce honored with new Innovation Award from Case's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations

David Simpson, CEO of the Hospice of the Western Reserve receives the 2006 Leadership Award The Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University, a nationally recognized graduate program designed to build leadership skills in the nonprofit community,...

January 17, 2006

Case Western Reserve University receives Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award

Award recognizes an individual, business or organization that has positively impacted Cleveland in the spirit of the teachings and example of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Case Western Reserve University is being recognized for its commitment to the community with...

January 11, 2006

Case Western Reserve University School of Law student selected for Legal Aid Society fellowship

Tomar Brown, a third-year student at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, has been selected as a 2006-2008 Equal Justice Works Fellow by the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland. She is the first Case student ever to receive the...

January 10, 2006

Maimone receives Woody Hayes National Scholar Athlete Award

It has been nearly two months since Case Western Reserve University football player Santo Maimone (Eastlake, OH) played his last football game for the Spartans yet he is still racking up awards. Maimone, who had both an impressive athletic...

December 22, 2005

Professor of Medicine Roland Moskowitz, M.D., receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Arthritis Foundation

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Professor of Medicine Roland W. Moskowitz, M.D., received the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from the Arthritis Foundation at the foundation's national meeting Oct. 28 in Orlando. The Lifetime Achievement Award is newly...

December 21, 2005

John Kennell, M.D., and colleagues to receive award in Germany for fostering early parent-infant bonding

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics John H. Kennell, M.D. (on right in photo); 1951 medical alumnus and former faculty member Marshall Klaus, M.D. (on left in photo); and Dr. Klaus' wife, Phyllis, a social worker, will receive the Arnold Lucius...

December 20, 2005

Faculty member Scott Frank, M.D., to be honored for public health research

Scott Frank, M.D., an associate professor of family medicine with a secondary appointment as an associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, is one of six recipients of the 2005 Voices...

December 19, 2005

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pathology, receives Elsevier Biomaterials Gold Medal

James M. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., professor of pathology, macromolecular science and biomedical engineering, is the recipient of the Elsevier Biomaterials Gold Medal. He received the medal for the most accumulated significant contributions to biomaterials science by an individual from...

December 16, 2005

1979 alumna receives Clinical Research Prize from American Heart Association

Helen Hobbs, M.D., a 1979 alumna of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and professor of internal medicine and molecular genetics at UT Southwestern in Dallas, has received the American Heart Association's Clinical Research Prize. The annual...

December 14, 2005

Case Western Reserve University nursing professor awarded profession's highest honor

Carol M. Musil, an associate professor of nursing at Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, was inducted recently as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) at its Annual Meeting and Conference in...

December 12, 2005

Faculty member Maureen Hack, M.D., to be recognized as ‘Local Legend’ Dec. 12

Maureen Hack, M.D., will be recognized as a “Local Legend” at a Dec. 12 ceremony being held in conjunction with the display of the Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America’s Women Physicians traveling exhibit now at the Allen...

December 09, 2005

New award honors innovations in nonprofit organizations

Case's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations now accepting nominations The Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University announces the establishment of the Nonprofit Innovation Award to honor a nonprofit organization that has creatively used its resources to...

November 30, 2005

Buchanan honored with UCI Joseph D. Pigott Award

For his work with the John and Mildred Putnam Sculpture Collection Harvey Buchanan stepped out of the shadows of Philip Johnson’s Turning Point, David Black’s Euclid Circles and other sculptures that grace Case’s campus to receive accolades as one of...