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April 18, 2011

Kelvin Smith Library Names Winners of Redesign Competition

The winning team's proposed floor plan. Kelvin Smith Library announced the winners of the student competition to redesign the first floor of the library. The team composed of Case Western Reserve University students Jack Brady and Sam Roberts and...

March 01, 2011

Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Commits $7 Million to Support University Center Project

The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation has made a $7 million commitment to Case Western Reserve University to support the university center project on campus. Board members of the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation (from left) Charles Bolton, J.T. Mullen,...

November 03, 2010

University Marketing and Communications Steps up to Wellness Challenge

University Marketing and Communications has joined the challenge. The divisions of Admin­istration and Finance are beating a path to better fitness this month as they launch a 10,000 Step Challenge, but the friendly contest has an interloper. University Marketing...

October 06, 2010

LGBT Center Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony over Alumni Weekend

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

August 20, 2010

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August 12, 2010

$7-Million Renovation to Leutner Commons to “Wow” CWRU Students

When Case Western Reserve University students arrive on campus this fall and go for meals in the newly renovated Leutner Hall in the North Residential Village, they will find more than food made to order. Since October 2009, Leutner Hall has undergone a $7-million transformation with a building design by the Cleveland architects Burt-Hill and San Francisco-based interior designers EDG. Now, the facility has banks of windows on the western and southern exposures that reveal flexible new spaces dedicated to dining, studying, academic and social gatherings and more. The interior is infused with the ambience of earth and sun colors and materials in the environmentally friendly building.

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.

January 14, 2010

Campus Community Can Play Pivotal Role in Reducing Waste, Recycling More

The Case Western Reserve University community is being encouraged to "use less and recycle the rest." That's the theme for RecycleMania, an annual nationwide competition among colleges and universities. The 10-week event pits schools against each other to see which ones can motivate their campus communities to adopt and increase sustainable practices. Case Western Reserve will kick off the competition with an event from noon to 1:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 15, in the Thwing Center atrium. The overall competition is from January 17 through March 27. The event will feature sustainability information, as well as free giveaways and food.

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.

December 11, 2009

Two Alumni Compete on Reality Program Showcasing Cleveland

Viewers have dozens of reality programs to choose from on television and on the Web. However, one of the newest reality shows shines the spotlight on the positive aspects of Cleveland. And two of the contestants championing all of the great things about Cleveland are Case Western Reserve University alumni.

December 04, 2009

Light Year is Newest Work in Putnam Sculpture Collection

Harvey Buchanan, Case Western Reserve University art historian and director of the John and Mildred Putnam Sculpture collection was "bowled over" when he saw the sculpture of Ronald Bladen (1918-1988) during an exhibition last year of the artist's work at the Jacobson Howard Gallery in New York City. Bladen's Light Year is the 45th work in the Putnam Sculpture Collection.

October 30, 2009

Case Western Reserve University Named as a Top 10 "Best Neighbor" University

Case Western Reserve University is in the Top 10 of "Saviors of Our Cities: A Survey of Best Neighbor College and University Civic Partnerships."

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 28, 2009

Leutner Dining Commons Renovation Project to Result in More Open Space, Flexibility

In partnership with Bon Appétit Management Company, Case Western Reserve University's food service provider, a complete renovation of the existing north campus dining facility, Leutner Commons, began this week.

September 09, 2009

Importance of Fire Safety Stressed During Campus Safety Awareness Month

Campus Safety Awareness Month continues at Case Western Reserve University with an emphasis on fire safety and prevention. Campus community members can find out more during a Campus Safety Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, September 10, in the Thwing Center atrium.

September 03, 2009

Case Western Reserve University Ranks in Top 15
of Washington Monthly College Rankings

Washington Monthly ranks Case Western Reserve University in the top six percent of U.S. national universities in its 2009 College Rankings edition. Out of 258 schools rated, Case Western Reserve is listed at number 15, the top Ohio school represented...

August 28, 2009

Campus Community Encouraged to Participate in Campus Safety Month Initiative

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

August 25, 2009

First-year Class Brings Wealth of Knowledge, Unique Experiences

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

July 30, 2009

ITS Puts Customer Service Front and Center with New Unit

Case Western Reserve University's Information Technology Services (ITS) department is re-emphasizing its commitment to customer service with the creation of a new unit.

July 13, 2009

Campus Community Could Help Build a School, One Penny at a Time

Pennies for Peace jars will appear around campus in the next weeks, and the campus community is being asked to drop in some extra change. The coins collectively will aid the humanitarian work of Fall Convocation speaker Greg Mortenson. He is the author of this year's Common Reading book, Three Cups of Tea, and co-founder of the philanthropic organization, Central Asia Initiative.

June 24, 2009

School of Law Hosts Stephanie Tubbs Jones Summer Legal Academy

High School students interested in law careers are getting a head start as part of the 5th Annual Stephanie Tubbs Jones Summer Legal Academy. The program, hosted by the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, runs through Friday, June 26.

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 12, 2009

More Than 100 Honored During Annual Staff Service Awards Brunch

Case Western Reserve University recently honored more than 100 staff members for their long-term years of service. Those who have been with the university for 10, 25, 35, and 45 years received certificates, as well as special gifts or proclamations during Wednesday's Staff Service Awards Brunch.

June 11, 2009

University Historian Retires After 41 Years of Service

Richard Baznik, Case Western Reserve University's designated historian, will retire at the end of the month after 41 years on campus.

June 08, 2009

Case Western Reserve University Receives $5 Million
from Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Charles "Bud" Koch

Charles "Bud" Koch, chair of Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees, and his wife, Katie, have made a $5 million commitment to the university. Their gift will support a capital project to enhance the student and campus experience.

June 03, 2009

Campus Community Invited to Attend Summer Barbecues, Shop Farmer's Market

In a nod to the fun and casual days of summer, Case Western Reserve University community members will have an opportunity to eat or purchase their meals, fruits and vegetables in a more festive environment. That's because Summer Barbecues will return starting Wednesday, June 10, and a farmer's market will be up and running beginning Friday, June 5.

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 24, 2009

Hudson Relays, Unveiling of Doc Oc Statue, Springfest Happening this Weekend

The 2009 Hudson Relays will be celebrated on campus this weekend. The 26-mile relay footrace commemorates Western Reserve College's 1882 move from Hudson, Ohio, to University Circle. The race begins at 10:15 a.m., Saturday, April 25, but several events are planned throughout the weekend.

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

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 07, 2009

University's Second Annual Relay For Life Set for April 17 and 18

Relay For Life will begin at 6 p.m., Friday, April 17, and run through noon, Saturday, April 18, at Case Field, located in the heart of the North Residential Village.

March 25, 2009

Case Western Reserve to Host Nonprofit Career Fair for Campus, General Public on April 8

People thinking about careers in the nonprofit industry are invited to attend the Nonprofit Career Fair on Wednesday, April 8, at Thwing Center.

March 23, 2009

Three Cups of Tea Selected as Common Reading Choice for New Students at Case Western Reserve University

Three Cups of Tea, this year's Common Reading selection for new students, chronicles how mountain climber Greg Mortenson has changed the lives of 28,000 school children (of which 18,000 are girls) in his quest to bring education to Pakistan's and Afghanistan's rural villages. He has established more than 78 schools and vocational centers in areas strife with political discord. The campus community will have the opportunity to hear his first-hand account when he delivers the keynote address for Convocation at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 26, in Severance Hall.

March 02, 2009

Former Surgeon General, Case Western Reserve Alumnus to Deliver Commencement Speech

As a Case Western Reserve University alumnus, 16th Surgeon General David Satcher will return to his alma mater to inspire a new class of graduates when he delivers the 2009 Commencement speech at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, May 17, in Veale Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center on the Case Western Reserve campus.

February 25, 2009

Student Keeps Busy with Music, Medicine and a New Business Venture

At Case Western Reserve University, John Knific, a biology major, has found a way to combine his love of science with his love for music.

February 24, 2009

Toni Morrison Read-In Scheduled for Wednesday on Campus

Marilyn Sanders Mobley, a Toni Morrison scholar, will lead the Case Western Reserve University community in a "Toni Morrison Read-In" from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 25, in Clark Hall, Room 206.

February 05, 2009

Deadline to Change Campus Network Passwords is Approaching

February 12 marks the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln. In keeping with a birthday theme, it's also the day all passwords more than a year old will expire for network users at Case Western Reserve University.

February 04, 2009

Local Couple Donates $7.5 Million to Weatherhead School of Management

Case Western Reserve University announces a $7.5 million commitment from Fairmount Minerals President and CEO, Charles D. Fowler '90 and his wife, Charlotte, to support Sustainable Enterprise initiatives at the Weatherhead School of Management. This gift will add significantly to the university's ongoing efforts in Sustainable Business and Social Entrepreneurship. Mr. Fowler is a graduate of the Weatherhead Executive MBA program and a member of Case's Board of Trustees.

January 21, 2009

Staff Member Celebrates 45 Years of Employment

When Mary Lou Cantini began working as a secretary at the Case Institute of Technology, it was supposed to be a temporary situation. Her plan was to save money for her young family by working a few years before staying home full time with her children. Even the most thought-out plans change. Yesterday, she celebrated 45 years of employment with the university at a surprise party hosted by her colleagues and friends.

January 15, 2009

Campus Community Encouraged to Do Some "Trash Talking" in Nationwide Recyclemania Competition

Case Western Reserve University is "throwing down" by not throwing away, but by recycling and reducing waste as it enters RecycleMania for the first time. The annual friendly nationwide competition between colleges and universities begins Sunday, January 18, and runs through Saturday, March 28.

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 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.

December 15, 2008

Case Western Reserve Improves Campus Climate for Women; Many Academic Environments Not as Supportive of Wives, Mothers

While academia in general applauds what's been coined as "daddy privilege," Robert Drago, lead researcher of a study on the work-life issues faced by female faculty members, said he found that women report removing wedding rings and covering up other evidence of their marital status during job interviews at universities. They also hide that they are mothers, he said. Drago, the author of Striking a Balance: Work, Family, Life and three related books, gave the keynote lecture at Case Western Reserve University's 5th Annual Provost's Leadership Retreat hosted by President Barbara Snyder and Provost W. A. "Bud" Baeslack.

November 25, 2008

Case Western Reserve Offers New Adobe Web Conferencing Platform Designed to Connect Community Members

Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro, now available to the campus community, is a web platform designed to connect the campus community.

November 18, 2008

Saturday Tutoring Program at the Church of the Covenant Receives Community Outreach Grant

A Community Outreach Program Grant from Case Western Reserve University will allow the Saturday Tutoring Program at the Church of the Covenant to take over 100 students on two local field trips.

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 28, 2008

Seinfeld Campus Bus Tour to visit campus October 29

A full decade after Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer ended their run on of the most successful shows in television history, Seinfeld is back- in the form of 60-foot long bio-diesel fueled bus. As part of its nationwide trek, the Seinfeld Campus Tour is coming to Case Western Reserve University Wednesday, October 29.

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 17, 2008

Case Western Reserve University's farm is getting a little greener

Case Western Reserve University's Squire Valleevue Farm in Hunting Valley may be green, but if the university finds it feasible, the 389-acre farm will become even greener with the installation of an energy-generating wind turbine. If implemented, the wind turbine would showcase alternative energy and yield significant economic, environmental, research and educational benefits for Case Western Reserve students and faculty.

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.

Mildred Putnam Sculpture Garden dedication set for October 10

A dedication ceremony will take place Friday, October 10, at 4:30 p.m. to officially open the Mildred Putnam Sculpture Garden at East 118th Street and Euclid Avenue. The event is open to the public.

October 01, 2008

Case Western Reserve University's Eldred Theater opens drama series with The Firebugs

Case Western Reserve University's Eldred Theater opens its 2008-09 drama series with The Firebugs, a darkly humorous satire written by Swiss playwright Max Frisch, with translation by Mordecai Gorelik.

September 26, 2008

Bon Appétit issues "Eat Local Challenge" to Case Western Reserve on September 30

Does it matter if food has to travel far to arrive at its destination? Bon Appetit Management Company thinks so. That's why the company--which provides food and dining services at Case Western Reserve University--is issuing its fourth annual "Eat Local Challenge" on Tuesday, September 30. The day will feature a special lunch prepared completely from ingredients from within a 150-mile radius of the university

September 24, 2008

Case Western Reserve to Bring Happiness to Students, Faculty and Staff as Part of Wellness Week

The founding of the United States centered around the principles of individual freedom and the pursuit of what is a much misunderstood notion of happiness. Corey Keyes will talk about this American birthright and the fundamentals of a positive approach to mental health at 12:30 p.m. , Friday, September 26, on the Kelvin Smith Library oval.

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.

August 21, 2008

Incoming students' first assignment: Delving into Charles Darwin as part of the 2008 Common Reading

As the Case Western Reserve University Class of 2012 make their way to campus this fall, most of them will have already completed their first assignment: The reading of The Reluctant Mr. Darwin: An Intimate Portrait of Charles Darwin and the Making of His Theory of Evolution by David Quammen.

August 14, 2008

Annual Fall Convocation to kickoff school year, Darwin celebration

Case Western Reserve University officially opens each academic year with its Annual Fall Convocation; this year the tradition will double as the launch of the university's 2008-2009 Year of Darwin and Evolution.

August 07, 2008

The Top 29 tips to maximizing a healthy college experience

Experts at Case Western Reserve University have assembled their top tips for students--new and returning--to overcome challenges and make their college experience all it can be.

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 23, 2008

Spartan Football welcomes 28 new players

The Case Western Reserve University football office recently announced its class of 2012. The list of 28 incoming freshman includes an overwhelming amount of student-athletes from Ohio.

July 16, 2008

Three separate polls rank Case Western Reserve football team in Top 20

The 2008 college football season is still a couple of months away, but the Case Western Reserve University football program is already making headlines by ranking in several top sporting polls.

July 07, 2008

First-year students come to campus, will be wannabe rock stars during Orientation 2008

More than 1,050 first-year undergraduate students and their parents from across the country will begin their descent on Case Western Reserve University this week for the start of Orientation 2008.

June 17, 2008

USG to fund campus community projects to improve student life

Case Western Reserve University's Undergraduate Student Government (USG) is offering every member of the campus community an opportunity to apply for up to $15,000 to fund any project that will "profoundly impact" student life.

June 04, 2008

Trustee Gift Helps To Enhance Veale Weight Room

Case Western Reserve University’s Department of Physical Education and Athletics has completed significant upgrades to the Veale Center weight room—made possible by a gift from the university’s trustees.

May 28, 2008

Special first editions and rare works highlight 62nd Annual Book Sale at Case Western Reserve

Thanks once again to a bevy of donations, literary treasure seekers will have over 60,000 books to choose from at the 62nd Annual Book Sale at Case Western Reserve University's Adelbert Gymnasium.

May 20, 2008

Coalition launches Greater Circle Living

A coalition of philanthropic, public and private partners today launched a $4 million housing incentive program to stimulate investment in and revitalization of Greater University Circle neighborhoods. The forgivable loan program targets an estimated 43,000 people who work in Greater University Circle and may consider buying homes there.

May 16, 2008

Case Western Reserve's 2008 commencement ceremonies to feature live-blogging from Craig Newmark

When Case Western Reserve University alumnus Craig Newmark delivers the keynote address during the 2008 commencement ceremonies on May 18, he will literally be connected with graduates, their families and a global audience. That's because Newmark plans to blog during his speech.

May 06, 2008

Student Turning Point Society selects new members, looks ahead to fostering additional campus relationships

During a recent weekend brunch, Case Western Reserve University's Student Turning Point Society (STPS) welcomed 17 new members who will serve as ambassadors to share the spirit of Case Western Reserve with alumni, donors, and friends.

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 06, 2008

Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist, to deliver Case Western Reserve University's commencement address

Craig Newmark, founder and customer service representative of the Internet classified ad giant and a double alumnus of Case Western Reserve University, will deliver the keynote address at its commencement ceremonies, Sunday, May 18, at 9:30 a.m. in the Veale Athletic and Recreation Center.

March 03, 2008

Case Greek Life takes home top awards at conference

Case Western Reserve University's Panhellenic Council (Panhel) and Interfraternity Congress (IFC) were recognized as the best councils in their respective divisions at the recent Mid-American Greek Council Association (MGCA) Conference in Chicago.

February 18, 2008

Black box brings attention to energy usage on campus

The university's sustainability office and deltaE, an undergraduate club aimed at making positive changes in campus energy consumption, recently constructed a project that demonstrates just how much energy one small item consumes.

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.

Summer reading selection, convocation speaker reflect campus Darwin celebration

Case Western Reserve University's common reading selection -- and its annual Fall Convocation speaker -- for 2008 will help kick off the university's yearlong celebration of Charles Darwin.

January 29, 2008

Case Western Reserve University, industry partner to debut break-through mobile technology

Beginning February 1, students, faculty and staff at Case Western Reserve's Cleveland, Ohio, campus will be participating in the nation's first trial of "2D codes" -- commonly referred to as "QR Codes" -- by bringing the cell phone technology to campus.

January 28, 2008

Mather Dance Center turns 100, plans celebration February 4-10

For 100 years, the sounds of dancing feet have echoed across the floors of Case Western Reserve University's Mather Dance Center (formerly the Mather Gymnasium of the former Flora Stone Mather College for Women). The building's centennial anniversary will be celebrated February 4-10 with the return of notable alumni to participate in dance concerts, master classes, workshops, seminars, galas and more.

January 25, 2008

Kenneth Basch led Case Western Reserve campus growth, to pursue opportunity at Wake Forest

Kenneth A. Basch, who has led Case Western Reserve University through one of its greatest periods of campus growth, is taking on a new challenge—at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C.

January 09, 2008

Case Western Reserve's Ashley Horton holds court

Senior Ashley Horton wants to go to law school and eventually become a lawyer after she graduates from Case Western Reserve University in the spring, but for now, the only court she's focused on is the one in Horsburgh Gym where she's been dropping the gavel on opponents all season long.

December 10, 2007

University conducts successful crisis training, limited test of emergency alert system

About 200 students; police, paramedic and fire personnel; and other Case Western Reserve University, University Circle and City of Cleveland safety staff converged on Adelbert Gym this past weekend to conduct a simulated large-scale disaster drill -- the university's first mass casualty incident training

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 03, 2007

The Moon is the limit for Case Western Reserve basketball player Mason Conrad

Returning to the moon is an important component of the vision for space exploration in the United States and Case Western Reserve University men's basketball player Mason Conrad helped it get a little closer to that goal through a recent internship with NASA.

November 20, 2007

Mesoamerican figure inspires David Deming's abstract sculpture Inner Circle for Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University recently celebrated the dedication of Inner Circle, a sculpture by internationally recognized artist David Deming, president and CEO of the Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA).

November 01, 2007

Spartan football ranked 21st, continues magic carpet ride

The 2007 NCAA playoffs don't begin until November 17, but the Case Western Reserve University football team has treated every Saturday this fall like the postseason because it will likely take the Spartans a perfect 10-0 record to make their first trip.

October 19, 2007

Case Western Reserve University’s undergraduate curriculum sharpens students’ communications skills, prepares them for future challenges

Case Western Reserve University's Seminar Approach to General Education and Scholarship (SAGES) is one of 13 college programs featured in a recent report celebrating innovative teaching approaches in higher education.

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.

New Spartan Mascot enjoys role as student ambassador

Charles "Chuck" Becker embodies the concept of team spirit. When the call went out last spring for a 2007-2008 Spartan mascot, he applied for and earned the position.

New Spartan Mascot enjoys role as student ambassador

Charles "Chuck" Becker embodies the concept of team spirit. When the call went out last spring for a 2007-2008 Spartan mascot, he applied for and earned the position.

New Spartan Mascot enjoys role as student ambassador

Charles "Chuck" Becker embodies the concept of team spirit. When the call went out last spring for a 2007-2008 Spartan mascot, he applied for and earned the position.

October 03, 2007

Full house expected for second annual GospelFest concert celebration October 7 at Cleveland Museum of Natural History

A packed house of more than 600 is expected when Case Western Reserve University hosts the second annual GospelFest Concert Celebration on Sunday, October 7, at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive. A pre-concert reception will take place at 5:30 p.m., followed by the concert at 6 p.m.

Case Western Reserve places on Honor Roll of new online LGBT index

Case Western Reserve University has received three out of five stars on a new national LGBT–Friendly Campus Climate Index, earning a place on the Honor Roll.

October 02, 2007

Marixa Lasso's visa problems over

Stranded in Panama since July, Marixa Lasso, assistant professor of history at Case Western Reserve University, got word that her visa problems have ended.

September 21, 2007

Alumni Weekend and Homecoming: A time for all

Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2007 is not just for graduates of Case Western Reserve University. Alumni and the entire campus community are invited to take part in a host of activities designed to generate unity, enthusiasm and pride among all university constituents.

September 19, 2007

Phi Kappa Tau's Alpha Delta Chapter earns national awards

Several brothers from Phi Kappa Tau's Case Western Reserve University chapter, Alpha Delta, experienced an exciting summer.

September 15, 2007

New Warn System

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September 11, 2007

Case TV Launches Version 2.0, Campus Community Can Upload Own Videos

Case TV, the archive for streaming the university's video assets, has launched Version 2.0, which allows the campus community to upload their own videos.

September 04, 2007

Case for Community Day Registration Now Live

Registration is now open for Case for Community Day, the university's annual day of service.

August 13, 2007

Weatherhead School at Case Western Reserve University earns second place in national campus greening program

The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University pulled ahead of dozens of other competitors to take second place in the Net Impact Green Challenge 2007.

August 07, 2007

Case Western Reserve University students explore campus using latest cell phone technology

The traditional scavenger hunt during Case Western Reserve University's new student orientation has taken a high-tech turn. Using cell phones equipped to scan special bar codes, students can gather clues and information about campus facilities and landmarks.

July 19, 2007

Village at 115 earns high marks for 'best practices' in design, planning

Case Western Reserve University's Village at 115 continues to draw accolades. And not just from the undergraduate students who live in the two-year-old residential housing complex on the northeast end of campus. The Society for College and University Planning or SCUP has awarded the university and its architect and design planner, Goody Clancy of Boston, its 2007 Honor Award for Excellence in Planning for a District or Campus Component.

June 13, 2007

College 360 helps students learn, play, explore and work

How to attract 18- to 24-year-olds to colleges and universities in Northeast Ohio, then provide them with meaningful employment upon graduation is an ongoing challenge for educators and business leaders alike.

May 29, 2007

Case is building a dynamic community one partnership at a time

Did you know that Case Western Reserve University has nearly 600 local, regional, national and international community partnerships?

May 25, 2007

A House All Alumni Can Call Home

Most houses are places that families call home. The house at 11310 Juniper Drive is no different. Soon, it also will be a place for a family. However, instead of a few relatives, thousands of Case Western Reserve University alumni will be able to refer to The Alumni House as their home on the university's campus

May 23, 2007

Nation of Secrets goes on sale to public at Case book sale

Known for its selection of rare and used books, the 61st Annual Case Western Reserve University Book Sale will have something new this year by offering "Nation of Secrets: The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life" from award-winning and best-selling author and journalist Ted Gup on opening day of the sale.

May 08, 2007

Four to Receive Honorary Degrees During May 20 Commencement

A pioneer in nonprofit organization advocacy, a pediatrician, a children's book author, and an educator and researcher will receive honorary degrees during Case Western Reserve University's 2007 commencement convocation on May 20. The ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. in the university's Veale Center.

May 03, 2007

Case Western Reserve University creates diversity statement

In his August 2006 statement "Diversity at Case Western Reserve University: A Personal Declaration," Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., said: "We seek to establish a diverse, inclusive and respectful environment at Case Western Reserve University and in all interactions outside the university.

April 25, 2007

Lewandowski's legacy lives on in new Case ballpark

Growing up in Slavic Village on Cleveland's southeast side, Norbert "Nobby" Lewandowski worked hard on being the fastest runner, being able to hit the ball the furthest, and throw the ball the hardest.

April 20, 2007

High school students experience Case through the virtual world of Second Life

Case Western Reserve University is embarking on an innovative initiative to attract prospective students using the 3D digital world known as Second Life. While other colleges and universities are using Second Life for academic purposes, Case may be the first university in the country to use it to recruit high school students as well.

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.

April 13, 2007

Case Western Reserve University's Greek Life receives high honors from national organization

Case Western Reserve University's "best kept secret" is out: the university's Greek Life community is tops, and it recently received high honors from a national organization.

April 12, 2007

Move over YouTube; Case TV to showcase the university's talent, intellectual property

Forget YouTube. Soon, the campus community will be able to upload their own videos and short clips to the newly launched Case TV.

April 10, 2007

Information Society—Case's 2007 Humanities Week Is April 15-20

Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University will culminate a yearlong examination of the meaning of information in our society with the 2007 Humanities Week celebration called "Information Society," April 15-20.

April 04, 2007

Case leads community health initiative with installation of portable defibrillators

A Case Western Reserve University community member is walking around campus when he suddenly passes out. His breathing is shallow and he clutches his chest. He appears to be in the middle of cardiac arrest--a heart attack. If this scenario had taken place last year, passerby would have to anxiously await an emergency response team to assist the victim. Now, campus members can possibly save a life while waiting for help to arrive.

March 01, 2007

Richard Lederer, author of Anguished English series, to deliver May 20 commencement address

Richard Lederer, author of more than 30 books about language and humor—including the best-selling Anguished English series—will deliver the keynote address at Case Western Reserve University's commencement ceremony on May 20 at the Veale Convocation Center, 2128 Adelbert Road.

January 25, 2007

Film Society offers variety of films during two major events

Last weekend, science fiction fans unrolled their sleeping bags and settled in for the 32nd Annual Science Fiction Marathon, sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Film Society. Over a dozen films--ranging from "Dr. Cyclops" to "Innerspace"--took center stage at Strosacker Auditorium January 19 and 20.

December 15, 2006

Trustees announce Barbara Snyder as university president

The Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees in a unanimous vote has elected Barbara R. Snyder as the next president of Case Western Reserve University. Snyder, who began her academic career in higher education in the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, currently serves as the executive vice president and provost of The Ohio State University.

December 11, 2006

Case athletes get good advice from good people

The myth that students don't like their teachers is just that. In fact, Case Western Reserve University student-athletes welcomed a select few of its national renowned faculty to their team this year and the rookies are good! The Athletic Department unveiled a Faculty/Staff Advisory program this fall, which is aimed at enhancing the overall experience for Case athletes on the playing field and in the classroom.

November 30, 2006

Case Western Reserve University noted for comprehensive health benefits plan offered to postdoc researchers

Case Western Reserve University's health benefits program for postdoctoral researchers was recently recognized by two organizations as a successful program other institutions could look to.

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...

May 03, 2006

Strike up the music, bring in the bands

Case College Scholars showcases local high school musicians in project Musicians from three area high schools will perform in the concert, "Case for Music," organized by Case Western Reserve University College Scholars Student James Carlson from Munroe Falls, Ohio. As...

April 03, 2006

University narrowing list of developers for arts and retail district

Three development teams to be asked to submit final proposals Case's plans for developing an arts and entertainment district in the Ford-Euclid-Mayfield area have taken a step closer to reality, now that the university has identified potential developers for the...

March 13, 2006

Talk show host, civil rights activist Judge Greg Mathis to speak at Unity Banquet

Mathis will help Case recognize outstanding students at March 31 program Popular talk show host and civil rights activist Greg Mathis will help Case's Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) acknowledge outstanding students during the 16th Annual Unity Banquet &...

March 03, 2006

Case Greek Life Takes Home Top Awards at Conference

On February 16-19, four members of the Panhellenic Council and four members of the Interfraternity Congress, accompanied by Wes Schaub, Director of Greek Life, and Melissa Krueger, Coordinator for Greek Programs, traveled to Chicago for the Mid-American Greek Council...

December 19, 2005

MOCA Cleveland announces Gund Foundation grant & capital campaign for relocation

The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA) today announced that it has received a $2.1 million grant from the George Gund Foundation to help fund a capital campaign to build a new museum as part of Case Western Reserve...