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March 08, 2011

Power of Diversity Lecture Series Spotlights Bennett College President Julianne Malveaux

Julianne Malveaux Julianne Malveaux is an author, labor economist, commentator and president of Bennett College for Women in North Carolina. On March 23 at 4:30 p.m., she will be the featured speaker for Case Western Reserve University’s Power of...

February 22, 2011

Veteran Journalist to Discuss Current and Future China-U.S. Relations

Orville Schell How does the United States’ role change as China rises to one of the world’s foremost powers? Author and journalist Orville Schell will discuss how China’s economic rise is influencing U.S. and China relations and the global balance...

February 18, 2011

New CWRU Lecture Series Explores India and its People

A new lecture series at Case Western Reserve University—“India: the Migration of Religion, People and Ideas”—offers an opportunity for the public to understand the growing importance of the social, cultural and political forces of South Asian cultures in shaping the...

February 10, 2011

Remembering Jean Donovan and Promoting Social Justice at CWRU, Feb. 25 and 26

Jean Donovan The Social Justice Institute at Case Western Reserve University will examine issues of human rights, liberation theology and historical memory by revisiting the Dec. 2, 1980, murders of university alumna Jean Donovan and three other churchwomen killed...

February 07, 2011

Environmental Ethicist to Speak on Climate Policy at Baker-Nord Event

Stephen Gardiner. Photo courtesy of University of Washington. What does great literature have to teach us about today’s global problems such as climate change? During a tour for his new book, A Perfect Moral Storm: The Ethical Tragedy of...

January 18, 2011

Speaker to Address Tipping Point of Peak Water Resources

Peter Gleick Turn the tap on and get a glass of water. The future of that simple action is in danger. Freshwater resources are declining, according to Peter Gleick, co-founder and president of the Pacific Institute and one of...

April 01, 2010

Discovery's "Time Warp" Host Comes to Case Western Reserve on April 5

Imagine how campus would look like if everyone moved from class to class at a snail's pace? Find out how things in this world look at a different speed in time during the one-of-a-kind multimedia event with polymath Jeff Lieberman, the exciting host of The Discovery Channel's "Time Warp."

March 23, 2010

Robert J. Herbold, Retired Microsoft COO,
Lectures on Global Competitiveness

Robert J. (Bob) Herbold (GRS '66, '68), retired vice president and chief operating officer of Microsoft Corp. and now the managing director of The Herbold Group, LLC, will visit Case Western Reserve University on March 25 for a series of events, including his lecture on how the United States can become more competitive globally.

March 18, 2010

Case Western Reserve Symposium Rethinks Modern Urban Development

"Tipping Points in Urban Change: Modern Perspectives on Agents of Urbanization," will offer a forum for considering the similarities and differences in the modernization of cities during the 20th century and in global cities now under construction or in the planning stages. The free, public event takes place on Thursday, March 25, at the Baker Nord Center for the Humanities, Clark Hall, 1-4:30 p.m.

March 10, 2010

Nobel Laureate in Economics Offers Early Childhood Formula for the Country’s Economic Success

Early development of social skills and intelligence has its long-range economic payoffs, according to Nobel Laureate James Heckman. He offers an equation on human capital development as a way to secure America's economic future. The public can learn about his ideas for building the future when he gives the free, public talk, "The Economic Case for Investing in Early Childhood Education," sponsored by the Schubert Center for Child Studies at Case Western Reserve University.

February 02, 2010

Author Henry Petroski to Give
Case Western Reserve University's 2010 Distinguished Lecture

What do the Cavs have to do with Case Western Reserve University's 2010 Distinguished Lecture by renowned author and engineer Henry Petroski? From the hoops to LeBron James' shoes, basketball evolved into a high-powered sport from James Naismith's game idea for two peach baskets and a soccer ball. Basketball is among topics Petroski tackles from an engineer's perspective on the design of products and ideas. Petroski will address these issues during his free public talk, "Engineering and Civilization: Bridges, Infrastructure and Sources of Success and Failure," on Wednesday, March 24, at 5:30 p.m. in Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave.

Renowned Contemporary Composer Pierre Boulez to Speak at Case Western Reserve University

Renowned contemporary composer Pierre Boulez will participate in a talk titled "A Conversation with Pierre Boulez" on Friday, Feb. 5, at 4:30 p.m. in Harkness Chapel. The talk is presented by the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities. Boulez will be in dialogue with Mary Davis, chair of the Case Western Reserve University Department of Music.

November 17, 2009

Sarah Rich, editor of Dwell Magazine, to Discuss How Sustainability Can Meet Design

Sarah Rich, editor of Dwell: At Home in the Modern World magazine, will give a talk on innovative and sustainable inventions in design, architecture, art, food and urbanism. Sponsored by the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities and The Cleveland Institute of Art, this free, public talk begins at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov.19, in The Cleveland Institute of Art's Aitken Auditorium.

November 16, 2009

Campus Community Can Learn More about Ardi During Free Talk on Nov. 18

Charles Darwin knew humans evolved, but it's possible even he couldn't have imagined finding a transitional form like the recently discovered Ardipithecus ramidus fossil Ardi, which was discovered by Cleveland-area scientists. The scientists will discuss their findings in a free talk on November 18.

November 05, 2009

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Case Western Reserve University Plan Series of Events for 2009 American Music Masters® Tribute

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University will celebrate Janis Joplin--one of rock and roll's most passionate and influential artists--during the 14th annual American Music Masters® series Kozmic Blues: The Life and Music of Janis Joplin November 9-14.

November 04, 2009

White House Advisor Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel Looks Ahead to Health Care Reform and Evolving Physician-Patient Relationships

The Law-Medicine Center at Case Western Reserve University School of Law on Saturday, Nov. 7, at 10:30 a.m. presents Ezekiel J. Emanuel, M.D., Ph.D., special advisor for health policy to the director of the Office of Management and Budget, White House Office of Management and Budget. His brother is Rahm Emanuel, White House chief of staff.

October 16, 2009

40 Years on the Leading Edge

The Department of Biomedical Engineering celebrates its 40th anniversary with a day of events including a talk by the leader of the world's largest medical technology company, an open house and reflections by past chairs, Thursday, Oct. 22.

October 14, 2009

Baker-Nord Center for Humanities Focuses on "Green" For 2009 Humanities Week

Andrew Light, the author of Environmental Values and an internationally recognized expert on environmental policy and ethics, will give the keynote address for Humanities Week 2009, sponsored by the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University. His free, public talk begins at 6 p.m., Thursday, October 22, in Amasa Stone Chapel.

September 04, 2009

Experts to Debate Fate of Guantanamo Bay and CIA Torturers on Eighth Anniversary of 9/11

On September 11, the eighth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, two dozen leading experts will debate the most important and timely issues now facing the United States in its war against terrorism. The day-long conference, presented in a unique cross-fire format, will be held at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

September 02, 2009

Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities Awarded Several Grants to Enhance Programs

The Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at the Case Western Reserve University College of Arts and Sciences has been awarded a number of grants to enhance its programs.

July 14, 2009

Case Western Reserve University Dental Seminar Helps Sufferers Find Ways to Treat Jaw Problems

Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine will offer a free and public patient information seminar, "TMJ Joint Disease and Treatments: Your Options as a Patient," on Wednesday, July 15 from 7-8 p.m. in the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium.

April 20, 2009

Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Presents Conference to Help Caregivers with Strategies to Stay Healthy

Knowing where to start when it comes to taking charge of their health can be difficult for caregivers managing a multiple responsibilities from full-time jobs to childcare to running a household. On Thursday, April 23, the 18th Annual Florence Cellar Conference, sponsored by the University Center on Aging and Health, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, and the Western Reserve Geriatric Education Center at Case Western Reserve, will offer strategies and advice for professionals and caregivers facing these challenges.

April 10, 2009

Research ShowCASE to Feature Dozens of Interactive Displays

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

April 02, 2009

Podcast of City Club Speech on School of Medicine Research Available Online

Pamela B. Davis, M.D., Ph.D., dean of Case Western Reserve University's, recently shared just a few highlights from the groundbreaking research taking place at the school with a City Club of Cleveland audience.

March 30, 2009

Third Federal Savings and Loan Chairman to Address Housing Crisis

Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder has invited Marc A. Stefanski, chairman and CEO of Third Federal Savings and Loan and TFS Financial Corporation, to campus for a question-and-answer session about the current housing crisis and how it impacts urban families. Stefanski will also share the bank's successful model of consumer education.

March 26, 2009

Wain Journalism Series Continues with Tina Brown Talk on April 1

As today's economic concerns mount and digital media outlets proliferate, traditional media outlets—including magazines and newspapers—are struggling. Some are folding altogether, while others are going to digital-only formats to deliver news and information. With the journalism landscape encompassing new formats, many acclaimed writers and editors are creating or moving to these vehicles to maintain their current audience while finding new ones. Tina Brown, former editor The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Talk, and Tatler magazines, will share her observations with the campus community on April 1.

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 19, 2009

Research!America President to Give Keynote Address at Research ShowCASE

As advances in scientific and health research dominate news headlines, Mary Woolley, president of Research!America, will deliver the keynote address for Case Western Reserve University's Research ShowCASE 2009 on Thursday, April 16, at Veale Convocation Center.

January 12, 2009

Timken Company Chair to Speak at Case Western Reserve January 15

The Office of the President at Case Western Reserve University will present "Business Ethics and Leadership," a lecture by Ward J. "Tim" Timken Jr., chair of the Timken Company, at 4 p.m., Thursday, January 15, at the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence. The event is free and open to the public.

October 03, 2008

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

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

September 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.

August 29, 2008

Journalist Adrian Nicole LeBlanc to give fourth annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture at Case Western Reserve

Journalist Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, author of the critically acclaimed book Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx, will discuss her writings as the featured speaker for the fourth annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture. The free, public event will take place at 12:30 p.m., Friday, September 12 in Severance Hall.

August 26, 2008

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

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

August 25, 2008

Case Western Reserve University Explores the Legacy of Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin and evolution—the man and his ideas such as natural selection—will be highlighted at Case Western Reserve University this coming academic year. The university will celebrate Darwin’s legacy and influence during the 2008-09 Year of Darwin and Evolution.

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.

June 18, 2008

National NACC meeting comes to campus this week

The Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations will have the opportunity to showcase its new Bellflower Road building when the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC) brings its spring retreat and meeting to Cleveland. The meeting will take place at the Mandel Center, which is also called home to the international headquarters of NACC.

June 16, 2008

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.

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 08, 2008

Governor's energy adviser to deliver keynote address at Fourth Annual Ohio Energy Education Conference

Case Western Reserve University is hosting the Fourth Annual Ohio Energy Education Conference, which will be held Friday, May 9, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Millis Science Center, 2074 Adelbert Road. Mark R. Shanahan, energy adviser to Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and executive director of the Ohio Air Quality Development Authority, will deliver the lunchtime keynote address at noon.

April 16, 2008

Research ShowCASE opens today, continues April 17 at Veale Convocation Center

Research ShowCASE, Case Western Reserve University's annual event which highlights ongoing research from the university and its collaborating partners, is now open. From real-world applications to critical insights to creative and intellectual activities, the event highlights the research of more than 500 students and faculty, as well as findings from collaborating partners including University Hospitals, the MetroHealth System, the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic.

April 01, 2008

Link between dental health, overall wellness to be explored at Research ShowCASE

For years, dentists have believed that there is a link between a person's gum and teeth wellness in comparison to overall health. A Research ShowCASE forum -- "Oral 'Fix'ation: Oral-Systemic Health" -- will explore this concept in-depth from 8:30 to 10 a.m., April 17.

Embryonic stem-cell research, corporate governance, terrorist financing and torture of prisoners in U.S. custody highlight School of Law's April lectures

How do attitudes towards embryonic stem-cell research shape legal actions? How are international organizations and countries cooperating to fight terrorism financing? These questions are among the many that will be explored during the month of April as part of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law's Spring Lecture Series.

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 craigslist.org 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 04, 2008

Is madness the inspiration for creativity: Case's Distinguished Lecturer explores creativity and madness, March 18

When Kay Redfield Jamison, Case Western Reserve University's 2008 Distinguished Lecturer, takes the stage at Severance Hall, campus researchers says she will offer a message of encouragement for those challenged with the mood swings of bipolar disorder. She will explore the psychological disorder's impact on the daily lives of individuals and how it has resulted in the creation of art during her free, public talk, "Creativity and Madness," at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18.

February 14, 2008

At the crossroads of culture and science -- symposium on the mind and morality

The Project on Ethics and Cognitive Science will make its official debut at Case Western Reserve University when it presents the daylong symposium, "Morality and Mind: Ethics at the Crossroads of Culture and Science." The free, public event takes place Friday, February 29, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the George S. Dively Building, 11240 Bellflower Rd., and includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

February 05, 2008

Envisioning the Emerald Necklace: Charles Jackson Pinkney landscapes on display at the Mandel School

The Mandel School is pleased to display the works of painter Charles Jackson Pinkney. The exhibition of 30 paintings focuses on landscapes done inside the Cleveland Metroparks otherwise known as the "Emerald Necklace," and also includes still life and portraits.

February 04, 2008

Acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee to keynote March 28 Unity Banquet

Critically acclaimed film director, writer producer and actor Spike Lee will keynote Case Western Reserve University's Office of Multicultural Affairs signature event -- the Annual Unity Banquet & Scholarship Benefit -- on March 28.

January 18, 2008

Ethnic studies program at Case Western Reserve University hosts author Alice Randall and political philosopher Preston King

The Ethnic Studies Program at Case Western Reserve University will host several free public events that explore freedom of speech issues, including a presentation from Alice Randall, author of "The Wind Done Gone", a parody of Margaret Mitchell's 1936 best-selling novel, "Gone with the Wind". Former self-exiled political philosopher Preston King will join the conversation to take place at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, February 7 in Thwing Center Ballroom, 11111 Euclid Ave.

January 16, 2008

Dean of MIT's engineering school to give Van Horn Lecture at Case School of Engineering January 15-17

Subra Suresh, dean and Ford Professor of Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, continues his stay at Case School of Engineering today and tomorrow, as part of the Van Horn Distinguished Lecture Series.

January 08, 2008

Lessons from member of "Little Rock Nine" highlight Case Western Reserve's MLK celebration

Fifty years after the landmark integration of Little Rock's Central High School, Ernest Green, one of the "Little Rock Nine", will share his personal experiences as one of the trailblazers of the civil rights movement. He will be the keynote speaker for Case Western Reserve University's 2008 Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation. The free, public event begins at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 18, in Amasa Stone Chapel, 10940 Euclid Ave.

January 07, 2008

Genocide prevention, reputation protection, corporate social responsibility and the employee reference conundrum are highlights of School of Law's January lectures

>Is punishing the outcome more severely than the attempt the most effective means of deterring genocide? Are you really "less free" with the freedom of the Internet? What obligations do corporations have to make their community a better place? What is the "prisoner's dilemma" that employers face in dealing with former employee references? These questions are among the many that will be explored during the Case Western Reserve University School of Law's Spring Lecture Series, beginning with four current "hot button" topics to start the new year.

December 13, 2007

Weatherhead School of Management to present 34th annual Economic Forecast Luncheon

Case Western Reserve University banking and finance senior lecturer Sam Thomas will look at recent business and financial news and events during the 34th annual David A. Bowers Economic Forecast Luncheon, beginning at 11:30 a.m., Friday, December 14 at the Marriott at Key Center.

November 14, 2007

Competing interests in Pakistan is the focus of Michael Fisher's free public lecture

Michael Fisher, history professor at Oberlin College and a leading expert in India and South Asian studies, will give a free public lecture on competing interests in Pakistan at 4:30 p.m., today.

November 12, 2007

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters to keynote Stokes Symposium Nov. 26

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) — considered an outspoken advocate for women, children, people of color, and the economically disadvantaged -- will deliver the keynote address at Case Western Reserve University's annual public forum on public service.

November 02, 2007

"The Killer"—Jerry Lee Lewis—takes stage for American Music Masters Week

Key-pumping piano player and country music great Jerry Lee Lewis will be hailed as one of music's founding fathers of rock 'n' roll when Case Western Reserve University and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum present the 12th Annual American Music Masters Conference, "Whole Lotta Shakin': The Life and Music of Jerry Lee Lewis."

October 31, 2007

Terrorism in Europe: The 'German Autumn' of 1977 after 30 years

Case Western Reserve University's five-day symposium, "Terrorism in Europe: The 'German Autumn' of 1977 after Thirty Years," will revisit the wave of terrorism that swept across Germany through a series of lectures, films and discussions, starting Sunday, November 4 and concluding Thursday, November 8 in order to explore the cinematic and historical exploration of this episode in history.

October 30, 2007

Award-winning author Ted Gup to discuss "secrecy and national security" at law school on October 30, 2007

Ted Gup, award-winning author of "Nation of Secrets: The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life" (Doubleday 2007), will consider critical questions about national security in his talk at Case Western Reserve University School of Law on Tuesday, October 30. Presented by the Institute for Global Security Law and Policy, the free talk will be held at the School of Law, 11075 East Blvd., in the Moot Courtroom (A59) at 4:30 p.m.

October 17, 2007

University's Baker-Nord fellow taps Clevelanders' minds for thoughts about their city

What are your thoughts, wishes and desires for the city of Cleveland? If you could suggest a motto, what would it be? Now is your chance to speak out: Your thoughts are needed for "The Mind of Cleveland," a billboard and letterpress poster project by Carl Pope, an Indianapolis-based photographer and installation artist.

October 16, 2007

The Racial inequality of cities is topic of next Baker-Nord Center talk

Thomas J. Sugrue from the University of Pennsylvania will examine what he describes as the "unfinished struggles" for racial equality in postwar American suburbs when he gives the lecture, "Jim Crow's Last Stand." The free, public talk begins at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, October 18 in Case Western Reserve University's Wolstein Research Building auditorium, 2103 Cornell Road.

October 11, 2007

Palestinian peace leader, university president to speak, October 14

Sari Nusseibeh, a Palestinian professor of philosophy and president of Al-Quds University in Jerusalem, will discuss his book, Once Upon a Country -- A Palestinian Life, that he co-authored with Anthony David.

September 17, 2007

"The Working Poor: Invisible in America" author to speak during Alumni Weekend

David Shipler, author of "The Working Poor: Invisible in America," will speak at Case Western Reserve University on October 5 as part of the Alumni Weekend and Homecoming activities.

August 06, 2007

Taylor Branch to give third annual Anisfield-Wolf lecture at Case

Acclaimed writer Taylor Branch will speak about his authoritative trilogy on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement as the keynote speaker for the third annual Anisfield-Wolf/SAGES Lecture.

Taylor Branch to give third annual Anisfield-Wolf lecture at Case

Acclaimed writer Taylor Branch will speak about his authoritative trilogy on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement as the keynote speaker for the third annual Anisfield-Wolf/SAGES Lecture.

Taylor Branch to give third annual Anisfield-Wolf lecture at Case

Acclaimed writer Taylor Branch will speak about his authoritative trilogy on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement as the keynote speaker for the third annual Anisfield-Wolf/SAGES Lecture.

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 07, 2007

Case Western Reserve University dedicates new ethics center; Eastwood named new director

Case Western Reserve University has dedicated its Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence. The dedication of the new space on Monday, May 7 provided an opportunity to acknowledge the visionary and humanitarian mission of the center’s namesake, Dr. Kazuo Inamori, and to announce Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., (MED ‘66), as the new director of the center.

May 02, 2007

International humanitarian to be honored at dedication of Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence

Case Western Reserve University will honor international humanitarian and entrepreneurial visionary Dr. Kazuo Inamori when it dedicates the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence on Monday, May 7. The dedication ceremony will begin at 3:30 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting and open house at Crawford Hall on the Case campus.

April 13, 2007

Two-day conference at Case Western Reserve University will explore entrepreneurship in Canada and U.S.

"Comparative Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship in Canada and the United States" will be held Friday and Saturday, April 13-14, beginning at 9 a.m. both days, in the law school's Moot Courtroom (A59) and other ground floor classrooms, 11075 East Boulevard.

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 09, 2007

Research ShowCASE 2007: The Future is Now

As one of the nation's leading research and educational institutions, Case Western Reserve University and its affiliate institutions are offering the public a firsthand look at the breadth of research activities currently under way.

April 04, 2007

Research ShowCase: The Future is Now

Case Western Reserve University's fifth annual Research ShowCASE 2007 is a free, two-day public exhibit that highlights the best and brightest from among its research community.

April 02, 2007

Robert Langer, who revolutionized biomedical technology with drug delivery system, to speak at Case April 5

Biomedical research pioneer, Robert S. Langer, will discuss the latest developments in biomaterials and tissue engineering research as keynote speaker of the Allen and Constance Ford Distinguished Lecture Series at Case Western Reserve University.

March 27, 2007

"High-tech art detective" to unveil latest findings on quest for hidden Leonardo during talk at Cleveland Museum of Art

Famed scientist Maurizio Seracini will give a free, public talk, "Decoding Leonardo: Latest Findings on Leonardo's Annunciation, Adoration of the Magi, and Battle of Anghiari," hosted by the Case Western Reserve University's department of art history and art on Friday, March 30, at 4 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art.

March 26, 2007

Acts of terrorism 'justified' by religious beliefs to be examined at conference at Case Western Reserve University March 30

The reasons and causes of acts of terrorism committed in the name of religion and how they might be prevented will be the subject of a daylong conference at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Diplomat Joseph Wilson headlines Annual Research Symposium

Case Western Reserve University's fifth annual Research ShowCASE 2007 is a free, two-day public exhibit that highlights the best and brightest from among its research community. The annual program on April 11 and 12 at the Veale Convocation, Recreation, and Athletic Center offers a rare glimpse into the breadth of research unfolding at the university and with its affiliates, including University Hospitals Case Medical Center, MetroHealth Medical Center, the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

March 22, 2007

Civil rights activist, educator Angela Davis to speak at OMA Unity Banquet

Angela Davis—social justice pioneer and educator—is the keynote speaker for the 17th Annual Unity Banquet and Scholarship Benefit on March 30. The program is sponsored by Case Western Reserve University's Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA).

Research ShowCase: The Future is Now

Case Western Reserve University's fifth annual Research ShowCASE 2007 is a free, two-day public exhibit that highlights the best and brightest from among its research community.

March 19, 2007

Renowned rural health care advocate and practitioner to speak at Case's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing

Mona Counts’ clinic in rural Pennsylvania serves more than 5,000 patients in Appalachia CLEVELAND – Mona M. Counts second-mortgaged her home in order to open a clinic that now serves the isolated, undereducated, underemployed and under-insured in the Appalachian region...

March 08, 2007

Case Western Reserve University to co-sponsor statewide diversity conference

The 12th annual State of the State Conference on equity, opportunity, and diversity will be held in Cleveland March 15 and 16.

March 06, 2007

Acclaimed physicist and author Lisa Randall to give 2007 Distinguished Lecture at Case Western Reserve University

One of the most talked about questions in science is, "how many dimensions exist?" Lisa Randall, the author of "Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions", will discuss the possibilities of dimensions beyond the known four when she gives the free, public 2007 Distinguished Lecture, sponsored by Case Western Reserve University, at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, in Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave.

March 05, 2007

Head of September 11th Victim Compensation Fund to speak at Case Western Reserve University School of Law March 6

Kenneth Feinberg will discuss his experiences as administrator of the fund in a talk, "The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund: Private Pain and Public Compensation," on Tuesday, March 6, at 4:30 p.m. at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law in the Moot Courtroom (A59), 11075 East Boulevard. Feinberg's talk is being sponsored by CISCDR, the law school's Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Conflict and Dispute Resolution.

February 28, 2007

37th Annual Scholars' Conference to offer interfaith perspectives on the Holocaust

The 37th Annual Scholars' Conference on the Holocaust and the Churches will take place March 11-13 at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Cleveland under the direction of Peter Haas, director of the Samuel Rosenthal for Judaic Studies at Case Western Reserve University. A number of conference events are free and open to the public.

February 26, 2007

Workplace self-governance—is it obsolete?

Is workplace self-governance a New Deal idea whose time has passed, or is it a solution to pressing contemporary problems? Cynthia A. Estlund, the Catherine A. Rein Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and leading scholar of labor and employment law, will examine that question and others during the Rush McKnight Labor Law Lecture on Wednesday, February 28 at 4:30 p.m. at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

February 22, 2007

Distinguished historian Eric Foner presents program on the meaning of American freedom at Case, March 6

Distinguished historian and author Eric Foner from Columbia University will examine what freedom in America means when he gives a free, public talk in Strosacker Auditorium, 2125 Adelbert Road, on the campus of Case Western Reserve University.

February 19, 2007

Case forum explores what's ahead for Ohio's new governor

"What Can the New Governor Do?" Case Western Reserve University's Center for Policy Studies is sponsoring a panel discussion on challenges facing Governor Ted Strickland's new administration on Monday, February 26.

February 16, 2007

Deputy undersecretary for defense for finance management to talk at bold thinkers series

The Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University has invited Thomas Modly, the deputy undersecretary for defense for financial management, to speak for the spring Bold Thinkers Series.

February 13, 2007

Leader of Human Rights Watch to speak at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Kenneth Roth, vocal critic of Guantanamo Bay detention center, to speak at School of Law's Klatsky Seminar in Human Rights

February 07, 2007

Robert Manning, author of Credit Card Nation, to speak at Case Western Reserve University School of Law February 8

Robert D. Manning, author of the widely acclaimed book, Credit Card Nation: America's Dangerous Addiction to Credit, predicts that American society has about 10 to 15 years to reverse the consumer debt crisis.

January 29, 2007

Prevention of suicide bombings in Israel is focus of lecture at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Yale University professor Edward Kaplan, whose research has influenced national and international bioterrorism policy, to be the featured speaker.

January 23, 2007

Prosecutorial ethics to be subject of Case Western Reserve University School of Law symposium on January 26

More than 40 years have passed since Justice William O. Douglas wrote the U.S. Supreme Court's opinion in Brady v. Maryland, which held that a defendant's due process rights preclude a prosecutor from suppressing material evidence favorable to the defendant.

January 18, 2007

Princeton professor examines legal implications of new technologies regarding use of embryos, stem cells and cloning

A Princeton University professor will explore some of the legal implications of new technologies and provide a framework for evaluating current debates about legal restrictions on the use of embryos, stem cells and cloning during a lecture this month at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

January 10, 2007

Joan Southgate, activist and 1954 alumna, to keynote MLK Celebration

Alumna Joan Southgate, who embarked on a 350-mile foot journey throughout Ohio to retrace the Underground Railroad, is the keynote speaker for the university's 2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration beginning at 12:30 p.m., January 26, in Amasa Stone Chapel, 10940 Euclid Ave. The talk is free and open to the public.

January 05, 2007

Case Western Reserve University's Rosenthal Visiting Fellow to talk about Holocaust lessons in February

Case Western Reserve University's Rosenthal Visiting Fellow David Silberklang, a lecturer of Jewish history at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, presents "What Don't We Know? Unanswered Questions from the Holocaust." The free, public talk begins at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, in the 1914 Lounge of Thwing Center, 11111 Euclid Ave., on the Case campus.

November 06, 2006

Special Lecture Celebrates Viktor Schreckengost's First Century of Inventive Art and Design

As Viktor Schreckengost approaches his 101st birthday, his first century of art and design will be the subject of a special event in his honor, an illustrated lecture by distinguished art historian, author, and professor Dr. Henry Adams.

November 02, 2006

Dr. Maya Angelou to speak at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, on November 9

Dr. Maya Angelou--the first Reynolds Professor at Wake Forest University, internationally lauded author, educator, civil-rights voice, and U.S. Poet Laureate--will be the inaugural speaker for the Case Western Reserve University School of Law's CISCDR Maya Angelou Distinguished Interdisciplinary Lecture on Thursday, November 9, at Amasa Stone Chapel, 10940 Euclid Ave., on the Case campus. Dr. Angelou's lecture will begin at 4:30 p.m.

October 13, 2006

Case Western Reserve University to Host Three Days of Discussion and Idea-sharing at the Business as an Agent of World Benefit Global Forum

A three-day forum, Business as an Agent of World Benefit: Management Knowledge Leading Positive Change, will unite the efforts of the UN Global Compact, the Academy of Management and Case's Weatherhead School of Management.

October 11, 2006

Weatherhead School of Management takes part in regional business series

Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management is helping members of the business community learn about growth and practical tools by hosting the Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce (HRCC) 2006-07 Business Breakfast Series.

October 03, 2006

Saddam on Trial: Symposium at Case Western Reserve University School of Law examines what has been learned from tribunal

His Excellency Samir Sumaidaie, the Iraqi Ambassador to the United States, will be the featured keynote speaker at a Case Western Reserve University School of Law symposium, "Lessons from the Saddam Trial," on Friday, Oct. 6.

September 26, 2006

Law-Medicine Center lecture on emergency contraception begins 2006-2007 lecture series at Case Western Reserve University

Was clinical and scientific evidence ignored in the case to bring Plan B emergency contraception over the counter? That is one of the questions that Susan F. Wood, Ph.D., research professor at the George Washington University School of Public Health & Health Services in Washington, D.C., will pose when she delivers the annual Oliver C. Schroeder, Jr. Lecture at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

September 25, 2006

Fisk president & former energy secretary to speak at Case

The Honorable Hazel R. O'Leary, the 14th President of Fisk University and former U.S. Secretary of Energy under President Bill Clinton, will issue a call for leaders eager to serve their country when she gives the talk, DAMNED IF WE DON'T: America's Imminent Need for Leadership and Service

September 12, 2006

Case Western Reserve University joins the country in celebrating Constitution Day

Louis Fisher from the Library of Congress will keynote September 14 event On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by 39 men who changed the course of history. Case Western Reserve University and thousands of other institutions throughout...

September 06, 2006

Case Western Reserve University hosts avian flu conference

Program will focus on how the university is preparing to respond in the event of a pandemic Case Western Reserve University will host "Preparing for an Avian Flu Pandemic at Case Western Reserve University" from 10-11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September...

August 29, 2006

Weatherhead School of Management's Bold Thinkers Series 2006 sponsored by Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP features Wal-Mart's sustainability initiatives

Tyler Elm, senior director of Corporate Strategy & Business for Wal-Mart, Inc., is the first speaker in the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University's 2006 Bold Thinkers Series, sponsored by Calfee, Halter & Griswold, LLP.

August 18, 2006

The Lost History of Contraceptives in America talk at Case

The Dittrick Medical History Center at Case Western Reserve University will host the 2006 Anton and Rose Zverina Lecture, "Bodies of Evidence: Uncovering the Lost History of Contraceptives in America," presented by McGill University historian Andrea Tone.

August 14, 2006

Rita Dove to give Case's 2nd Annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture

CLEVELAND—Former U. S. Poet Laureate and consultant to the Library of Congress Rita Dove will speak about her writing career when she gives the Second Annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture on Friday, September 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Severance Hall. The...

Rita Dove to give Case's 2nd Annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture

CLEVELAND—Former U. S. Poet Laureate and consultant to the Library of Congress Rita Dove will speak about her writing career when she gives the Second Annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture on Friday, September 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Severance Hall. The...

Rita Dove to give Case's 2nd Annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture

CLEVELAND—Former U. S. Poet Laureate and consultant to the Library of Congress Rita Dove will speak about her writing career when she gives the Second Annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture on Friday, September 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Severance Hall. The...

Rita Dove to give Case's 2nd Annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture

CLEVELAND—Former U. S. Poet Laureate and consultant to the Library of Congress Rita Dove will speak about her writing career when she gives the Second Annual Anisfield-Wolf Lecture on Friday, September 8 at 11:30 a.m. in Severance Hall. The...

April 26, 2006

Look out below! Case Western Reserve University to dedicate planting of Sir Isaac Newton apple tree descendant on campus

National Arbor Day the setting of dedication of tree donated to Case by director of National Science Foundation The dedication follows Dr. Bement's 11:30 a.m. seminar, "Daring Greatly: Science and Technology's Role in the Nation's Future." Nord 310 Case...

April 24, 2006

Former Commander General of Abu Ghraib prison to speak

During free, public lecture at Case Western Reserve University, May 1 Pictures of abuse of detainees in an Iraqi prison are etched in the minds of people around the world. The Brigadier General and commanding officer during the eruption...

March 24, 2006

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention head to keynote Case's May 21 commencement

Julie Gerberding earned both undergraduate and medical degree at Case Western Reserve University Julie Gerberding, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will deliver the keynote address at Case Western Reserve University's commencement ceremony on May 21...

March 16, 2006

Constitutional scholar Alan Brownstein to speak on free exercise of religion at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

UC Davis professor to deliver Brahms Lecture on Law & Religion Freedom of religion is a right that Americans value highly. But throughout the nation's history, the right to free exercise of religion has often clashed with the need for...

March 14, 2006

Health financing expert, professor J.B. Silvers, to discuss healthcare cost containment in breakfast series at Weatherhead School of Management

Since healthcare costs began soaring 25 years ago, employers have searched for ways to contain those costs in order to provide their employees with health insurance. The introduction of managed care in the 1990s slowed the rate of increase...

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 &...

February 27, 2006

Case community spotlights principles of ethics, fair scholarship during first annual "Integrity Week"

Highlights include talk by nationally known author David Callahan, "Pledge to Integrity" banner David Callahan Ethics and fair scholarship are the focus of the Academic Integrity Board's first annual "Integrity Week", slated for February 27 through March 3 at various...

February 24, 2006

Lecture at Case Western Reserve University School of Law to Explore Role of Labor Law in Decline of Unions

University of Texas law professor Julius Getman will deliver Rush McKnight Labor Law Lecture One of the nation's foremost labor law experts will discuss how labor laws have affected the decline of unions in an upcoming lecture at Case Western...

February 21, 2006

Harry Belafonte talk rescheduled for February 28

Harry Belafonte photo courtesy of Grabow The Harry Belafonte talk that was recently postponed has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 28 at 7 p.m. in Strosacker Auditorium, 2125 Adelbert Road. Tickets from the previously scheduled date will be honored....

February 20, 2006

Weatherhead School of Management to host panel discussion on challenges and opportunities of doing business abroad

Event will feature representatives from Eaton Corporation, Invacare Corporation, and law firm of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP With a population of more than one billion and a burgeoning economy, China represents an enormous potential market for American companies....

February 16, 2006

Civil rights pioneer Fred Gray to speak at Case's MLK Celebration February 27

Gray was attorney for Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks; sought justice on several high-profile cases A man who sought justice on behalf of both Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks is the keynote speaker for Case Western Reserve...

February 14, 2006

"Chemists Go Green" is topic for Case's Frontiers Colloquium

Green Chemistry Institute leader's talk launches 2006 series More and more chemists are "going green"—thinking about the environment when they design new molecules, compounds and products. Paul Anastas, director of the American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry Institute, will give the...

February 13, 2006

Chief Prosecutor at the Military Commissions Office to discuss prosecuting Guantanamo Bay detainees at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Speech will be first public explanation of u.s. government's view The Chief Prosecutor at the Office of Military Commissions, responsible for prosecuting suspected terrorists detained at Guantanamo Bay, will offer the first-ever public speech detailing the U.S. government's rationale for...

February 09, 2006

Programs, resources mark Black History Month observances at Case

Highlights include MLK program featuring Fred Gray, attorney and civil rights advocate Black History Month at Case Western Reserve University is being observed with a variety of programs, lectures and resources for the entire campus community. Celebrated annually each February,...

Famed Nazi hunter Eli Rosenbaum to speak at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Rosenbaum Will Deliver Annual Klatsky Seminar in Human Rights Address Eli M. Rosenbaum, the nation's best-known hunter of accused Nazi war criminals, will deliver the Klatsky Seminar in Human Rights at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Rosenbaum,...

February 06, 2006

Harry Belafonte event scheduled for February 7 is postponed

The Harry Belafonte talk has been rescheduled for February 28 at 7 p.m. in Strosacker Auditorium. Belafonte, a civil rights pioneer, has been asked to speak at Coretta Scott King's funeral Harry Belafonte photo courtesy of Grabow The Harry Belafonte...

February 02, 2006

Researcher speaks out about the Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Gives the inaugural talk in Case's College Scholars Spring Lecture Series The Tuskegee Syphilis Study has come to symbolize unethical medical research. Susan M. Reverby, the editor of Tuskegee's Truths: Rethinking the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, will give the inaugural talk...

Gift tax expert Douglas Kahn to speak at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Kahn will present 2006 Sugarman Scholar-in-Residence Tax Lecture Why doesn't the Internal Revenue Service treat gifts as taxable income, when it does tax income earned from actual work? How useful is the standard courts employ when deciding what is a...

January 27, 2006

Entertainer, social activist Harry Belafonte to speak at Case February 7

This event has been postponed. Learn more. Belafonte will discuss his experiences in free, public talk at Strosacker Auditorium Harry Belafonte photo courtesy of Grabow Harry Belafonte—actor, singer and social activist—will speak at Case Western Reserve University on Tuesday, February...

January 12, 2006

Four Weatherhead faculty members to discuss their latest books at upcoming breakfast lecture

Event is third in year-long breakfast series sponsored by Crowe Chizek Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management kicks off the second half of its 2005-06 series of breakfast lectures later this month when four Weatherhead faculty will discuss...

January 09, 2006

Pulitzer prize-winning author Jared Diamond to deliver 2006 Distinguished Lecture at Case Western Reserve University

Author to speak on his latest book, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed Jared Diamond, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fate of Human Societies will deliver the 2006 Distinguished Lecture at Case Western...

January 05, 2006

Human genome will be topic when School of Medicine Dean Ralph I. Horwitz, M.D., speaks at City Club Jan. 27

"Realizing the Promise of the Human Genome and its Impact on Patient Care" will be the topic when Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Dean Ralph I. Horwitz, M.D., speaks at the City Club of Cleveland at noon...

December 08, 2005

Case President Edward M. Hundert, M.D., to be among panelists at public services summit during Nobel Week

Hundert, Gonick to discuss“21 Century Education—Defining Excellence” Case Western Reserve University President Edward M. Hundert, M.D., and Lev Gonick, Case’s Vice President of Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer, are honored to be among the panelists taking part in...