CASE.EDU:    HOME | DIRECTORIES | SEARCH

Entries in "Public Policy/Politics"

RSS Feed

April 19, 2010

Sen. Sherrod Brown Talks Economy with Undergraduates

Students in Professor Susan Helper's seminar already get to learn from one of the nation's foremost experts on manufacturing. But on Monday they received an added bonus: a chance to meet with one of the U.S. senators most directly involved in setting federal policy in this area: Ohio's Sherrod Brown.

July 29, 2009

Mandel School Assistant Professor Testifies on Public Housing Research

Members of the U. S. House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Housing and Community Opportunity heard about "impressive successes" and "deep challenges" faced by Chicago residents as they move from massive low-income housing projects to mixed-income housing developments. The Mandel School's Mark Joseph testified before the committee.

May 28, 2009

Third Frontier Grant to Case Western Reserve University’s Great Lakes Energy Institute to Fund First Turbine Research Center on U.S. Campus

School of Engineering to install three wind turbines on or near campus The Ohio Third Frontier Commission Wright Projects Program has recommended awarding a $3 million grant to Case Western Reserve University's Case School of Engineering and its Great Lakes...

January 20, 2009

"Change" Has Special Meaning for 105-year-old Alumna

Ella Mae Johnson, the university's oldest African-American alumna, is in Washington, D.C., today to watch Barack Obama become the 44th president of the United States.

January 16, 2009

Inauguration Will Be Ride of a Lifetime for Case Western Reserve Lecturer

Lisa Hazirjian has a train to catch this weekend. And even before she boards, the Case Western Reserve University lecturer knows she's about to embark on the ride of a lifetime. Hazirjian is one of 16 "everyday Americans" invited to ride the pre-inauguration whistle stop tour of President-elect Barack Obama.

January 15, 2009

Music Lecturer to Play at Inaugural Luncheon

For a music lecturer at Case Western Reserve University, the high note of the inauguration won't be the swearing in ceremony or throngs of people or even the glamorous balls and parties. It will be a much quieter event: the traditional inaugural luncheon for the new president.

January 14, 2009

CCEL Assistant Director Prepares to Join Millions on the Streets of Washington, D.C., for the Presidential Inauguration

The upcoming presidential inauguration has stirred the interest of millions of Americans, including some members of the Case Western Reserve University community, who are taking part in special ways. Today, learn more about how Janice Eatman-Williams plans to participate.

December 18, 2008

Sen. Sherrod Brown, President Snyder, Other Northeast Ohio Presidents on Campus to Discuss Strategies to Combat Brain Drain

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder were joined by several Northeast Ohio college presidents and regional education and business leaders yesterday to discuss issues surrounding "brain drain." Attendees also discussed ways to train college students and workers for 21st century jobs and strategies to create and retain good-paying jobs in Ohio.

December 02, 2008

Case Western Reserve Law Professors to discuss global fight against genocide, offer insiders' look at Saddam trial and execution

Case Western Reserve University law professor Michael Scharf offers a never before seen look at one of the most important and chaotic trials in history in his new book, Enemy of the State: The Trial and Execution of Saddam Hussein," written with Vanderbilt University's Michael Newton.

June 03, 2008

Case Western Reserve Law student defuses simulated international conflicts as part of international law workshop

Noelle Shanahan Cutts, a third-year student at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, was one of 40 law students nationally selected to attend the International Humanitarian Law Workshop in Santa Clara, Calif., earlier this spring. The program, presented by the International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) and Santa Clara University School of Law's Center for Global Law and Policy, is designed to teach law students the fundamentals of international humanitarian law while providing them opportunities to apply what they learned in hands-on simulations.

May 30, 2008

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

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

May 19, 2008

Case Western Reserve joins prestigious public policy programming Web consortium

Campus community members interested in thought-provoking public policy issues and discussions can stay informed through Case Western Reserve University's participation on the University Channel (UChannel), a collection of public affairs lectures, panels and events from academic institutions all over the world.

May 01, 2008

Case Western Reserve political scientist reviews women's advances in politics

The road to political office in the U.S. is fraught with obstacles for women. Some women have navigated the barriers to fill 17 percent of the seats in the U.S. Congress, but for many others these obstacles present real challenges to gaining office at state and national levels, according to Karen Beckwith, Case Western Reserve University political scientist. She is an editor of and contributing author to "Political Women and American Democracy", published this month by Cambridge University Press.

April 14, 2008

Benefits, challenges of wind energy take center stage at Research ShowCASE

The world is addicted to electrical power, and the demand is increasing. Annual global generation of electrical energy was 16,424 billion kilowatt-hours in 2004; it's predicted to increase to 30,364 billion kilowatt-hours by 2030. The increase in oil prices, along with the desire to balance the need for increasing demands without ruining the environment is just one of the topics that will be discussed during the "Wind Energy: A Resource for the Future?" forum beginning at 12:30 p.m., April 17 at Case Western Reserve University's Sixth Annual Research ShowCASE.

April 08, 2008

Experts gather in Cleveland to combat terrorist financing as part of world conference at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

ow can financial institutions identify suspicious transactions that could be related to terrorism financing? Does creating a list of terrorists and terrorist organizations violate human rights? What is the future of international cooperation in stopping terrorism financing? These questions and more will be addressed during a day-long conference at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. The "World Conference on Combating Terrorist Financing" will be held on Friday, April 11, beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the school's Moot Courtroom (A59), 1075 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106.

April 03, 2008

Victor Groza—changing lives of children…one country at a time

Orphaned children need homes. Victor Groza from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University has been working to reform child welfare systems around the world.

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 17, 2008

Edward Ferreri, D.D.S., '40: last survivor of first medical/dental responders in WWII

At the dawn of World War II, approximately 200 members of the Cleveland medical, dental and nursing community left their homes at a moment's notice to answer their country's call. The only medical/dental corps survivor, Edward Ferreri, D.D.S., '40, was deployed in early 1942 with other members of the 4th General Hospital -- Lakeside Unit.

March 12, 2008

Inamori Center shares in Kyoto celebration, prepares for ethics prize gala

The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University will help celebrate the North American Kyoto Laureate Symposium today through March 14 in San Diego. The Inamori Center also will mark the awarding of its inaugural Inamori Ethics Prize September 4 in Cleveland, with a celebration reminiscent of the Kyoto Prize events.

February 29, 2008

Chelsea Clinton, Actor Kal Penn to take part in student-sponsored political discussions March 1

Case Western Reserve University's College Democrats will host Chelsea Clinton and actor Kal Penn in two separate political discussions on Saturday, March 1.

February 28, 2008

Ted Gup wins Goldsmith award for Nation of Secrets

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

February 26, 2008

The origins of the myth of racial harmony in Latin America

Nationalism and racial harmony forged one of Latin America's most powerful racial ideologies—the myth of racial democracy, says Case Western Reserve University historian Marixa Lasso. The assistant professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences reconstructs the evolution of this myth as the central theme of her book, "The Harmony of War, Race and Republicanism in the Age of Revolution, Colombia 1795-1830" (University of Pittsburgh Press).

February 19, 2008

Social Work Faculty Member to Present Research during White House Faith-based Community Conference

Robert Fischer, co-director of the Center for Urban Poverty and Community Development at the Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, will be sharing his expertise on how to evaluate faith-based services with the White House.

January 08, 2008

Case Western Reserve University junior awarded prestigious Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship

Case Western Reserve University junior Hannah Cha has been selected as a Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow by the United States Department of State. Cha was among 20 students selected from over 1,000 applicants.

January 02, 2008

Case Western Reserve law student to get front row seat for war crimes trial of former Liberian president

Brianne Draffin, a third-year law student, will depart today for The Hague, Netherlands, to serve as a judicial clerk intern for the globally-televised trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, who is charged with crimes against humanity.

December 27, 2007

New edition of Ohio politics covers memorable last decade

The pages to read on how Ohio became a pivotal state in national politics over the past decade are found in "Ohio Politics," edited by Case Western Reserve University political scientist Alexander P. Lamis. The book is the only comprehensive study of the state’s post-World War II political development.

December 11, 2007

Krauss joins top scientists in call for special presidential debate

Ten Nobel laureates, two dozen other eminent scientists and the leaders of many of America's pre-eminent scientific organizations -- including Case Western Reserve University -- have joined a coalition of business leaders, writers and elected officials of both major political parties in a call for a science-based presidential debate in 2008.

December 10, 2007

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

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

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

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

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

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 06, 2007

Case Western Reserve University continues legacy of nonprofit education

The new $11 million home for the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University symbolically reflects the nonprofit world's concepts of partnership and community. Established with a gift from the Mandel Foundation, the Mandel Center -- a national leader in nonprofit education -- officially opened its new residence during a dedication celebration on November 5.

October 30, 2007

Faculty Senate chair testifies before Ohio Senate committee that is pondering Ohio's energy future

David H. Matthiesen, associate professor of materials science and engineering at Case Western Reserve University testified in support of a sweeping energy bill that would require new standards including re-regulating electricity rates.

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 25, 2007

Case Western Reserve University law professors say "health courts" offer big financial burdens and loss of patient rights

A groundbreaking new report, prepared by Case Western Reserve University professors Maxwell Mehlman and Dale Nance, criticizes recent proposals for the creation of special "health courts" for the adjudication of medical malpractice claims.

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.

October 03, 2007

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.

September 25, 2007

George Gund Foundation supports Schubert Center's Child Policy Initiative

The George Gund Foundation has awarded a $120,000 grant to the Schubert Center for Child Studies to sustain its Child Policy Initiative (CPI) through 2009. Established three years ago with the foundation's support, CPI has worked to strengthen the connections among research, education, and child policy at Case Western Reserve University.

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.

June 07, 2007

The new America revealed in Nation of Secrets, by Ted Gup

Case Western Reserve University professor and best-selling author Ted Gup has a new book about to come out from Doubleday, "Nation of Secrets: The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life". The book examines how secrecy has corrupted American institutions and affected the daily lives of American citizens.

May 31, 2007

Research by Case Western Reserve University law students helps war crimes tribunal put former Liberian president on trial

Students and faculty of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law have played a central role in the events leading to the international trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, which is set to start on June 4.

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 23, 2007

Campus community has several opportunities to support Aids Week of Action

Panel discussions, anonymous HIV testing, a documentary, a vigil and handing out condoms at downtown Cleveland bars are all part of Case Western Reserve University's observance of AIDS Week of Action now through April 27.

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 03, 2007

Making academic science environments inclusive for women: cooperation is key

As colleges and universities nationwide are focusing on the attraction and retention of women scientists, Case Western Reserve researchers at the Weatherhead School of Management have set out to find ways to advance women in underrepresented areas of science.

March 30, 2007

Former diplomat, performance artist are featured during Research ShowCASE

A former United States diplomat and an award-winning actress and playwright are the featured guests of the fifth annual Research ShowCASE 2007, a free two-day public exhibit recognizing the breadth of research currently under way at Case Western Reserve University.

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.

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).

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.

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 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 12, 2007

Alumna Joie Gregor leads recruitment arm of university's board of trustees

Joie Gregor has served on the Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees for five years and is currently chair of the Committee on Trustees, the recruitment arm of the Board.

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.

December 08, 2006

Alumni elected to Ohio state offices

Two Case Western Reserve University alumni now hold statewide offices in Ohio, following the November 7 midterm election. Lee I. Fisher of Shaker Heights is the new lieutenant governor under Governor-elect Ted Strickland, and Cleveland native Marc A. Dann is...

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 09, 2006

First Saddam trial book penned by Case law professors

Inspired by the public's interest in their Blog, Case Law Professors Michael Scharf and Gregory McNeal began saving, organizing, editing, and expanding upon the online information to produce the first published book on the Saddam Trial--Saddam on Trial: Understanding and Debating the Iraqi High Tribunal.

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 29, 2006

Case School of Law receives quarter of a million dollar DOJ counterterrorism grant

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded $246,807.00 to the Case Western Reserve University School of Law's Institute for Global Security Law and Policy. The funds will be used by Case to promote cooperation between U.S. and foreign prosecutors in terrorism cases.

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 18, 2006

Case Western Reserve University recognized for its social, economic benefit to community

University earns spot on "Saviors of Our Cities" list Case Western Reserve University was recently recognized for its commitment to the community when it was named number six on the "Saviors of Our Cities" list of "best neighbor" urban...

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...

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 04, 2006

Ohio's top research universities have $6.2 billion annual impact, new study shows

Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University, and the University of Cincinnati today released "The Future Starts Here: The Role of the Research Universities in Ohio's Economy," a study of the impact of the state's three largest research universities.

July 26, 2006

Case law student working with United Nations, researches issues related to accused international war criminals

Working for the United Nations directly with prisoners of the international tribunal sounds like the plotline of a movie. However, this real life situation is how one Case Western Reserve University School of Law student is spending the summer.

July 10, 2006

Democracy requires economic autonomy from the state

Where democracy prevails, Case Western Reserve University Political Scientist Kelly McMann finds people are economically independent of the state. Moreover, she concludes that this economic autonomy from the state helps explain why democracy and capitalism tend to coexist. McMann writes about her findings in the new book, Economic Autonomy and Democracy: Hybrid Regimes in Russia and Kyrgyzstan (Cambridge University Press).

June 26, 2006

NIH grant aids case law professor in study of therapeutic-enhancement genetic research policies

To find ways to restrict enhancement research and to protect human subjects With support from the National Institutes of Health, a Case Western Reserve University law professor will study ethical differences between therapeutic and enhancement genetic research that involves human...

March 22, 2006

Lavelle named APSA Congressional Fellow

Among 40 political scientists, journalists and government workers will form class The American Political Science Association named Kathryn C. Lavelle—a Case Western Reserve University political scientist who specializes in international financial politics—the William A. Steiger fellow for 2006-2007. With this...

March 20, 2006

Case Western Reserve University School of Law conference to simulate attack on nation's food supply

Panelists to include government officials, academics, and other experts from the U.S. and Canada Since the attacks of September 11, 2001 on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, the nation has largely focused its security efforts on preventing further...

March 16, 2006

Globalization isn't an American conspiracy

According to William Marling, author of How 'American" is Globalization? Is a McAmerican conspiracy pervading the world? Contrary to what people might think, says Case Western Reserve University Professor William Marling, the author of the new book, How "American" is...

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 &...

March 03, 2006

Forum will unite UN Global Compact, Academy of Management, and Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University

A forum will be held October 23-25th at Case Western Reserve University that will unite top business leaders and educators to focus on ways of doing business that are both profitable and successful in addressing the world's most pressing...

March 02, 2006

Ambassador Dennis Ross to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace process in lecture at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Ross will speak as first annual distinguished visitor sponsored by CISCDR, Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Conflict and Dispute Resolution With the future of Israeli-Palestinian relations in doubt following the recent victory of Hamas in Palestinian parliamentary elections, few...

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 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 17, 2006

Reporters on the frontline of news to speak at Case

As part of the Susie Gharib Distinguished Lectureship in Journalism series Hafez Al-Mirazi Susie Gharib Hafez Al-Mirazi, the host of the Al Jazeera Arabic television show From Washington, will be the first speaker in the 2006 "Conversations with America's Premier...

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 15, 2006

Case professor sees contrast of Dr. King's and wife's passing

Is captured in photo of historic moment at Dr. King's viewing at Spelman College Sharon Milligan and her historic image The French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson calls it "the decisive moment"—that split second that is frozen on the frame of...

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

Hokenstad to testify at U.N. on poverty and disaster relief

Will represent the International Association of Schools of Social Work M.C. "Terry" Hokenstad, the Ralph S. and Dorothy P. Schmitte Professor and professor of international health at Case Western Reserve University's Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, will testify on...

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...

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...