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March 18, 2011

Recent Phishing Scams Hit CWRU Email—How to Protect Yourself

Phishing is the fraudulent process of attempting to acquire sensitive information such as usernames, passwords and credit card details by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. There has been a recent series of Phishing emails to Case...

February 09, 2011

ITS Completes Internet Capital Improvement Project

Users of the Case Western Reserve University campus network will find faster speeds, greater bandwidth capacity, and a stronger, more secure firewall thanks to an Internet improvement project recently completed by Information Technology Services. Started during the fall of 2010...

January 13, 2011

Predicting IT Trends on Campus

Lev Gonick For the past few years, Insider Higher Ed has engaged Lev Gonick, chief information officer and vice president of Information Technology Services at Case Western Reserve University, to provide his top 10 technology predictions for the coming...

August 18, 2010

Tech Transfer Resident Affiliate Ermes Mestroni Taking Lessons Learned Back to Cancer Research Institute in Italy

Summer lessons in the United States, mostly at Case Western Reserve University, have proven to be every bit as valuable as Ermes Mestroni had anticipated.

July 12, 2010

SmartCART Online Purchasing Tool Up and Running

The university's new SmartCART online purchasing tool is up and running.

May 18, 2010

Network Maintenance Planned for May 19

There will be an interruption of services in the Kelvin Smith Library Data Center from 2 to 6 a.m., Wednesday, May 19.

March 24, 2010

Case Western Reserve Project Aims to Provide Thousands with Broadband Access

Case Western Reserve University hopes to help a major segment of the Cleveland population through its new Case Connection Zone pilot research project, designed to provide broadband access to local residents and Case Western Reserve students who call the neighborhoods surrounding campus home.

February 19, 2010

Case Western Reserve Collaborates on Several Multi-million Dollar Health Information Technology Grants

Case Western Reserve University is positioning itself as a leader in the field of health information technology (HIT). The university recently collaborated with several regional hospitals, community colleges and other partners to apply for millions of dollars in grants that could set an example for how HIT-related education and infrastructure is established in Northeast Ohio, and could serve as a model around the country.

February 05, 2010

Case Western Reserve Works with
Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.
to Improve Human Health

Case Western Reserve University has received a $250,000 challenge grant from Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. through The Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology (COSAT), and its affiliates. The university will utilize this research grant to support science, medicine and engineering projects to improve human health.

January 22, 2010

Case Western Reserve Transitioning to Google Apps

Case Western Reserve University is in the process of adopting Google Apps for Education. Google Apps consists of a number of different applications such as e-mail, calendars, document preparation, Web sites and more.

January 07, 2010

Case Western Reserve IT Expert Makes Forecasts for 2010: Sees Technology Advancing to a 'New Normal'

Lev Gonick, Case Western Reserve University's vice president for Information Technology Services and chief information officer, offers his Top 10 technology predictions for 2010.

December 18, 2009

Case Western Reserve, OneCommunity Bring Free Wireless to Hopkins Airport

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

December 03, 2009

KSL Remains Committed to Updating Technology Resources for Campus Community

Over the next several months, Case Daily will run a series of stories focusing on how the Case Western Reserve University libraries support the research and scholarship endeavors of faculty, students and staff. The third in the series focuses on how the KSL staff is committed to advancing technology resources for the campus community:

November 16, 2009

KSL Adapts to Research, Instructional Needs of Campus Community

The Kelvin Smith Library(KSL) adapts to the research and instructional needs of Case Western Reserve University by leveraging partnerships within research centers or interdisciplinary areas. Part two of an ongoing series.

November 11, 2009

Recording the Histories of Flora Stone Mather Women

Six students in American Studies Professor Gladys Haddad's SAGES seminar, "Women's Education at CWRU: The Flora Stone Mather Oral History Project," will learn historical research by taking in-depth oral histories of six alumnae.

Case Western Reserve is Participating Site in Newly-launched National Volunteer Recruitment Registry Launch of

People within the Cleveland community who want to participate in research studies can now connect online with researchers nationwide by joining ResearchMatch is a not-for-profit website that brings together researchers and people who are willing to learn more about research studies in a secure and convenient manner. Case Western Reserve University is one of the 51 institutions participating in this first national, disease-neutral, volunteer recruitment registry.

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 28, 2009

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

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

July 08, 2009

University Members to Showcase Creativity at IngenuityFest 2009

Three people connected to Case Western Reserve University will be part of the Ingenuity phenomenon by showcasing their films and interactive displays throughout the event, which takes place July 10-12.

July 07, 2009

Creativity, Technology to Be on Display as Part of Ingenuity Fest 2009

Despite the recent economic woes that have hit the nation, the creative minds behind arts and technology advancements in Northeast Ohio are still conceptualizing unique ideas. Two Case Western Reserve University alumni will be able to attest to that as part of the Ingenuity Festival of Art + Technology 2009.

May 07, 2009

Case Western Reserve University to be First Educational Institution to Deploy Standalone Version of Second Life

Case Western Reserve will become the first educational institution in the world to host a standalone version of the virtual world Second Life behind its firewall, making it available to its faculty, staff and students.

May 06, 2009

Case Western Reserve University Students to Pilot Latest Addition to Amazon Family of Wireless Reading Devices

President Barbara R. Snyder joined Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos this morning in New York City to unveil the Kindle DX, an update of the company's wireless reader device that will include textbooks and a broad range other materials. Case Western Reserve is one of five campuses nationwide that will pilot the machines this fall. The others are Princeton, Arizona State, Virginia and Reed.

April 15, 2009

Research ShowCASE to Feature Traditional Panel Discussions, Digital Options

Several panel discussions about the economy and children, research on teaching and learning, and advanced energy for Northeast Ohio will take center stage during Research ShowCASE. several Research ShowCASE forums, as well as the keynote presentation, will be streamed into Second Life, recorded and available online following the event.

April 10, 2009

Research ShowCASE to Feature Dozens of Interactive Displays

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

April 09, 2009

University Researchers Have Opportunity to Apply for Federal Stimulus Funding

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

March 31, 2009

New Research to be Spotlighted in Case Western Reserve University's Research ShowCASE on April 16

Using electronic games to relieve post-surgical pain in teens, developing a new telescope system to search for extraterrestrial intelligence and many more research projects will be on display during Case Western Reserve University's Research ShowCASE 2009. The free, public event takes place Thursday, April 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Veale Convocation Center, 2128 Adelbert Road on the Case Western Reserve University campus.

February 20, 2009

Project Submissions Up
for Research ShowCASE 2009

The Case Western Reserve University community should expect to see even more thought-provoking projects on display at this year's Research ShowCASE. That's because organizers have received a record number of more than 600 project proposals.

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 11, 2008

Case Western Reserve University research shows light stimulation restores breathing

Individuals with spinal cord injury at the top of the spine (location C-3 or above) have a hard time breathing. The spinal cord injury, a lesion in the spine, prevents the brain from sending messages to the nerves that operate the diaphragm. As a result, the diaphragm has a difficult time working and therefore the individual has a hard breathing.

November 05, 2008

Case Western Reserve University Farm holds open house for new lab facility

University Farm Director Ana Locci invites the campus community to an open house on Thursday, November 6, from 4-6 p.m. Visitors can tour the new Mather Teaching Lab at Squire Valleevue Farm in the farm's main barn and learn about the possibilities the new space and farm offer for indoor/outdoor classes from many disciplines in and out of the sciences.

November 03, 2008

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

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

October 27, 2008

Case Footlighters' production of Sweeney Todd is an integration of engineering and the arts

Stephen Sondheim's macabre musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, will be presented by Case Western Reserve University's student-run theater group, the Case Footlighters, just in time for Halloween. There will be four performances: Thursday through Saturday, October 30-November 1, at 8 p.m., and another performance on November 1 at 11:59 p.m. All performances will be held at the Carlton Commons on campus, 11892 Carlton Road. The production is being directed by Nicholas Badger, a second-year mechanical engineering and German studies major.

October 17, 2008

Center for Layered Polymeric Systems sponsors first industrial showcase at Case Western Reserve University

The National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center for Layered Polymeric Systems (CLiPS) is presenting its first Industrial Showcase on Tuesday, October 21, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Kent Hale Smith Building.

October 16, 2008

Three-dimensional nanoimaging process provides detailed look at physical properties of liquid crystals

Charles Rosenblatt, professor of physics and macromolecular science at Case Western Reserve University, and his research group have developed a method of 3D optical imaging of anisotropic fluids such liquid crystals, with volumetric resolution one thousand times smaller than existing techniques. A research paper detailing the team's findings appeared in the September 21 advanced online publication of Nature Physics. The print version will be available soon.

September 15, 2008

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

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

September 10, 2008

Cross Country's Mike Petro, classmates become entrepreneurs

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

August 25, 2008

Case Western Reserve’s New Web Site Exhibits Early Success

Case Western Reserve University’s new Web site is showing early signs of success.Launched one month ago, the Web design with streamlined information architecture has been nominated as a noteworthy site on eduStyle, an Internet design gallery where higher educational professionals submit, review and comment on Web sites.

July 28, 2008

A virtual toothache helps student dentists learn patient-side communications

Masha is a dental patient. Her oral health problems continue to change as she meets new Case Western Reserve University student dentists in Second Life's virtual dental office. The middle-aged avatar is an integral part of a new research project of the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and the College of Arts and Sciences department of communication sciences to teach and give students practice time to communicate with mock patients.

July 25, 2008

Up, Up and Away: Case Western Reserve Lecturer Debuts Documentary of Cleveland's Favorite Super-Son

For his 70th birthday, Superman is being celebrated at the Cleveland Ingenuity Festival July 25-27 with the showing of Last Son, a documentary work-in-progress on the world's most popular superhero and his native Cleveland creators. The documentary is directed by Brad Ricca, lecturer at Case Western Reserve University. Darin Croft, assistant professor of anatomy, and Jared Bendis, creative director of new media, also will take part in Ingenuity Fest, the annual three-day celebration of innovation and creativity held in downtown Cleveland.

July 21, 2008

Case Western Reserve University to unveil innovative new Web site

Nearly 2,000 students, faculty, staff and alumni have helped select the innovative new design of Case Western Reserve University's more progressive Web presence. The fresh online look and information architecture is being launched this week on the main university homepage and most first and second-level pages off of the homepage.

July 17, 2008

Campus community can relive excitement of DEXTER, TeamCASE during July 21 Science Channel documentary, viewing party

When DEXTER, Case Western Reserve University's autonomous vehicle, was introduced to the campus community last fall, its debut was a source of pride for the entire university. Students, faculty, staff and friends of the university can relive the excitement - and those who are new to campus can be introduced to DEXTER and TeamCASE - during an airing of the Discovery Science Channel's Robocars documentary at 10 p.m., July 21.

June 30, 2008 offers parents comprehensive resource on children and play

The Schubert Center for Child Studies at Case Western Reserve University announces the launch of, a joint venture in blogging with Step2, the nation's largest toddler toy manufacturer and Optiem, a Cleveland based interactive marketing agency. This new site draws upon the expertise of Case Western Reserve University faculty in diverse fields of knowledge including psychology, anthropology, communication sciences and music education. The new site encourages children to use their imaginations in creative play, and features research conducted by Case Western Reserve experts regarding children and play. The site also highlights current news and suggested activities.

June 13, 2008

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

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

June 06, 2008

Premier conference on neurotechnology and deep brain stimulation to be held in Cleveland in June

Is it possible to restore function to a paralyzed limb? Or to control the tremors caused by Parkinson's disease? These are two of the several topics that will be presented at the Neural Interfaces Conference, June 16-18, hosted by Case Western Reserve University. The conference will be held at the InterContinental Hotel and Bank of America Conference Center in Cleveland.

June 05, 2008

Chemistry research builds on understanding electrocatalysis in fuel cells and corrosion

Researchers from the chemistry department at Case Western Reserve University and Toyota Central R&D Laboratories from Nagakute, Japan, have developed a theory to advance fuel cell and corrosion prevention technologies.

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.

April 24, 2008

Select collections go live on university's YouTube channel

Case Western Reserve University is expanding its reach in cyberspace with the launch of its own dedicated YouTube channel.

April 18, 2008

University to Discuss, Demonstrate Collaborative Technologies During May 8 Campus Summit

Case Western Reserve University will highlight new technologies and how they enhance research and discovery during its campus Collaboration Technologies Summit 2008 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8 in Thwing Center. In addition, the keynote and panels will be streamed in ClevelandPlus in SecondLife.

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 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 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.

March 31, 2008

Case Western Reserve University to highlight international wireless conference as first in country to use 2d code cell phone technology

Case Western Reserve University will be the epitome of innovation as its first-ever U.S. trials involving new 2D code cell phone technology highlight an international conference of the wireless telecommunications industry April 1-4 in Las Vegas.

March 27, 2008

High school robotics team mentored by engineering professor and graduate students

Students at Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights are continuing to build and tweak a robot they entered in last week's Buckeye Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at Cleveland State University with the help of a Case Western Reserve University engineering professor and students.

March 06, 2008

Research by Case Western Reserve University professors, VA collaborators published in Science

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the departments of macromolecular science and engineering and biomedical engineering at the Case School of Engineering and the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center has published ground-breaking work on a new type of polymer that displays chemoresponsive mechanic adaptability -- meaning the polymer can change from hard to soft plastic and vice versa in seconds when exposed to liquid -- in the March 7, 2008, issue of "Science." one of the world's most prestigious scholarly journals covering all aspects of science.

February 28, 2008

DEXTER, Case Western Reserve University's robotic car, to be inducted into Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum

DEXTER, the autonomous vehicle which finished in the top 20 last fall in the United States Department of Defense's DARPA Urban Challenge robotic vehicle race in Victorville, Calif., will be inducted into the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum on Thursday, February 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the museum. It was the first time Case Western Reserve University had entered the contest that had 30 teams competing for a $2 million first prize.

February 20, 2008

NetWellness begins partnership with the Plain Dealer's new online health and fitness section

NetWellness will be featured in the Plain Dealer's new online health section for consumers. NetWellness, an online health information site, features faculty experts from Case Western Reserve University and other institutions.

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 15, 2008

Case Western Reserve University celebrates, observes National Engineers' Week, February 18-22

The Case School of Engineering is holding several events to celebrate National Engineers' Week February 18-22. "E-Week" is dedicated to the recognition and promotion of engineering as a career and how the contributions of engineering have impacted our daily lives.

February 14, 2008

University extends discounts on computer purchases to alumni

Once again, Case Western Reserve University is teaming up with Dell to provide an additional segment of its community -- alumni -- with educational discounts on personal computers.

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.

December 19, 2007

Case Western Reserve University continues technology transfer leadership in Ohio, according to national survey

Case Western Reserve University led Ohio universities, hospitals and research institutes by collecting $30.2 million in licensing revenues over the last three years, according to the recently released U.S. Licensing Survey for fiscal year 2006 by the Association of University Technology Managers.

December 13, 2007

Case Western Reserve University social work school pilots class on podcasting

The 15 people enrolled in Jerry Floersch's podcast class on Tuesday evenings at the Mandel School of Applied Social Scinces at Case Western Reserve University are taking to the streets like ace reporters to capture stories from the world of social work.

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 07, 2007

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

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

November 16, 2007

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

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

November 09, 2007

Observatory built by team including Case physicists links highest energy cosmic ray particles to giant black holes

Case Western Reserve University Physicist Corbin Covault and his research group are part of an international collaboration that has built the world's largest cosmic ray observatory in Argentina. This collaboration has recently reported a major discovery that apparently tracks the origins of near speed-of-light cosmic ray particles to a special type of massive black hole, called Active Galactic Nuclei (AGN), found in some nearby galaxies

November 08, 2007

Case Western Reserve University spinoff partners with Medtronic to produce, distribute adult stem cell technology

Case Western Reserve University's spinoff Arteriocyte Inc. is joining forces with Medtronic of Minneapolis to acquire and exclusively distribute a drug delivery system with the potential to accelerate wound healing and reduce infection following surgery.

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.

October 26, 2007

Cleveland's other playoff team: "DEXTER" and Team Case are California Dreamin'

DEXTER, Case Western Reserve University's entry in the $3.5 million DARPA Urban Challenge robotic vehicle race, and all of its accoutrements--including the human members of Team Case--have arrived in fire-ravaged Southern California to compete in the Urban Challenge's national semifinals at the former George Air Force Base in Victorville, Calif.

October 18, 2007

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

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

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.

August 24, 2007

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

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

August 09, 2007

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

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

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 16, 2007

Case contributes talent and research to the 2007 Ingenuity Festival

Case Western Reserve University is contributing both talent and research to this year's Ingenuity Festival of Art and Technology, taking place July 19-22 in downtown Cleveland.

May 15, 2007

Case Western Reserve University engineering student receives second consecutive prestigious internship from IBM

A Case Western Reserve University computer engineering major -- who will receive both his bachelor's and master's degrees in December 2007 -- will spend the summer in Pune, India, as the first American college intern to travel abroad and participate in the highly-respected IBM Extreme Blue (EB) internship program.

May 01, 2007

Regionally Speaking talk show premieres on Case blog

From the recording studio of the Kelvin Smith Library's multimedia Freedman Center at Case Western Reserve University, Gladys Haddad may just become the "Diane Rehm of the Western Reserve."

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 17, 2007

Case's south pole scientists aim new $19 m telescope at stars

John Ruhl and his South Pole research team from Case Western Reserve University's physics department were among scientists from nine universities that pointed the new $19.2 million South Pole Telescope (SPT) towards Jupiter in February to begin testing its power to help astrophysicists understand the universe.

Fighting the bitter cold for a love of a new telescope

The sun has set at the South Pole. Case grad student Staniszewski fine tunes new telescope during South Pole winter.

April 13, 2007

Grand opening set for new Swagelok® Center For Surface Analysis And Materials at Case Western Reserve University

The Swagelok Center for Surface Analysis and Materials, a nationally renowned materials characterization facility at Case Western Reserve University, will formally celebrate a grand reopening on Monday, April 16, at 4 p.m. on the ground floor of the Glennan Building on the university's campus.

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

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 30, 2007

Case Western Reserve University engineering students and faculty to enter Darpa Urban Challenge for first time

'Team Case' collaborates with ENSCO, Inc. to engineer autonomous, biologically-inspired robotic vehicle—"DEXTER"—in pursuit of $2 million first prize

March 27, 2007

Case Western Reserve University is the leader in Ohio in technology transfer success, according to national survey

Case Western Reserve University led Ohio universities, hospitals and research institutes by collecting $29.4 million in licensing revenues over the last three years, almost more than all other institutions in Ohio combined, according to the recently released U.S. Licensing Survey for fiscal year 2005 by the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM).

February 27, 2007

"Nanobook" is a new guide for all things nanotechnology at Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University's expertise in engineering and the sciences is well-known, but now, it also will be well-documented—especially in the emerging field of nanotechnology.

February 15, 2007

Engineers Week at Case Western Reserve University to feature family carnival, lego robotics competition, biomed conference

The Case School of Engineering is observing the 56th annual National Engineers Week, a celebration of engineering's impact on society, February 18-23. This year's theme, "Imagine," will focus on innovation and design using engineering principles.

January 09, 2007

Norman Tien named new dean of Case School of Engineering

Norman Tien, the Ohio Eminent Scholar in Condensed Matter Physics at Case Western Reserve University, Nord Professor of Engineering and chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at the Case School of Engineering, has been appointed the school's dean by Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., effective February 1.

December 28, 2006

Case Western Reserve University grows heart healthy companies from its research

Case Western Reserve University is helping the world understand how the heart beats through new diagnostic tools and cell therapy. Over the past three years, Case has grown three new companies that help doctors understand how the heart functions and make it healthier when diseased.

December 06, 2006

Gift of $1 million establishes endowment for Case Western Reserve University materials characterization laboratory

A $1 million grant from the Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust means a new name and a lot more resources for a nationally renowned materials characterization facility at Case Western Reserve University.

December 04, 2006

University trustee establishes $500K endowment at Case school of engineering

A gift from Case Western Reserve University trustee and Cleveland business leader, Joseph P. Keithley, and his wife, Nancy, will help the Case School of Engineering recruit the best and brightest electrical engineering and computer science students from around the world and bring them to Northeast Ohio.

October 31, 2006

Case Western Reserve University to expand technology fee

New, equitable policy includes slight increase Case Western Reserve University is expanding its technology fee to all students, including those in graduate and professional programs, beginning fall 2007. Only full-time undergraduates who live on campus—about 3,000 of the university’s nearly...

October 16, 2006

Case licenses cancer drug to Tracon Pharmaceuticals

Case Western Reserve University's Technology Transfer Office has entered a worldwide exclusive licensing agreement with TRACON Pharmaceuticals of San Diego, Calif., to develop Methoxyamine, a new cancer therapeutic that reverses cancer cell resistance to chemotherapy.

October 06, 2006

Case Dance Program to Participate via Internet2 in the 24th International Network of Schools for the Advancement of Arts Education Conference

Case Western Reserve University's Dance Program will participate in a networked dance event on Wednesday, October 11, with dancers, choreographers, musicians and panelists in three cities—Cleveland, Ohio, and the Florida cities of Miami and Gainesville.

October 05, 2006

Case offers tips, programs during Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and Case Western Reserve University is offering guidelines, tips and programs to help the university community learn more about stewardship of electronic information. A number of campus events scheduled during the month are...

September 28, 2006

Case Western Reserve University's Alexis Abramson joins Nortech Fellows Program

NorTech, Northeast Ohio's technology-based economic development leader, announced today that Alexis R. Abramson, Ph.D., an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Case Western Reserve University and a nationally-known leader in nanotechnology research, will join the NorTech Fellows Program effective September 1.

July 25, 2006

Case Western Reserve University awarded multimillion-dollar Science and Technology Center by National Science Foundation

The new NSF Science and Technology Center at Case, named the Center for Layered Polymeric Systems (CLiPS) at the Case School of Engineering, will be a powerful national presence for research at the crossroads of polymer science and engineering with the physical sciences (called "polymers plus"), and for education of a diverse American workforce that can meet the challenges of emerging multidisciplinary polymer-based technologies.

June 19, 2006

Case Western Reserve University receives CIO 100 award

CIO magazine acknowledges university's innovative IT initiatives CIO magazine announced today that Case Western Reserve University is a 2006 recipient of a CIO 100 award. The annual award program recognizes organizations around the world that exemplify the highest level of...

June 15, 2006

Ohio's research universities refocusing to generate research, spur economic growth

Case Western Reserve University joins Ohio's public and private research universities that are refocusing doctoral programs to generate world-class research and stimulate economic growth. Members of the Ohio Board of Regents heard details June 15 about the upcoming launch...

June 08, 2006

Case Western Reserve University, area institutions host 2006 NMC Summer Conference

Innovative applications of technology aiding in teaching, learning and expression explored, showcased Examples from "Virtual Reality and The Cleveland Museum of Art:A Festival of Ingenuity" displayed at Research ShowCase 2006 Top-notch technology professionals from campuses around the country have...

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 25, 2006

Case Western Reserve University completes license agreement with Great Lakes Pharmaceuticals

Company receives $250,000 seed investment from Case Technology Ventures Case Western Reserve University has completed a license agreement with Great Lakes Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (GL Pharmaceuticals), a pre-seed stage company formed to commercialize innovative anti-infective compounds and technologies. The University...

April 20, 2006

Case's wiki finishes test phase, is now official

User-edited encyclopedia getting about 10,000 visitors per month Case's wiki is now official. The free, user-edited encyclopedia of all things Case Western Reserve Unviersity has been in test phase since its launching in June of 2005. But by late March...

March 21, 2006

Gift to Case School of Engineering designed to foster student innovation and experiential learning opportunities

Largest-ever donation of nearly $6 million from alumni Larry and Sally Sears to transform electrical engineering education Sally Zlotnick Sears and Larry Sears Training electrical engineering students to be great technology innovators is the lofty goal of every engineering school....

March 15, 2006

State of Ohio awards nearly $3 million in grant awards to Wright Fuel Cell Group partners

Goal is to make Ohio leader in fuel cell research and commercialization Ohio Gov. Bob Taft announced this week that more than $6 million in grants have been awarded to seven Ohio companies and research collaborations to assist in the...

March 07, 2006

Case Western Reserve University, Ohio State, materials group team up to create high-powered ultrasonics center

Center to focus initially on manufacturing processes, physical and chemical materials processing Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University and EWI, an engineering and technology research organization based in Columbus, Ohio, are collaborating to establish a Center for...

February 24, 2006

Case School of Engineering professor applies virtual reality simulation to train world's brain and heart surgeons

Another research project of the professor's could virtually eliminate need for heart/lung machines M. Cenk Cavusoglu Virtual reality simulation tools are already revolutionizing the way dentists are taught at Case Western Reserve University—and if M. Cenk Cavusoglu has his way,...

February 20, 2006

Case Western Reserve University celebrates, observes National Engineers' Week, February 18-24

The Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University is holding several events this week to celebrate National Engineers Week February 18-24. "E-Week" is dedicated to the recognition and promotion of engineering as a career and how the...

February 08, 2006

Here-there is one seamless talk for Case English professor

Stonum introduces New World Symphony concert in Miami via Internet2 "Good evening and welcome to a high-tech talk about a very low-tech poet, Emily Dickinson." With these words, Gary Stonum, Case Western Reserve University's Oviatt Professor of English, began...

February 03, 2006

CIT graduate, a pioneering scientist and former running star at Case, took fast track to the top of his field

When you think about the field of optics, also known as the science of light and applied in everything from DVDs, CDs, laser printers, computer chips, fiber optic communications and telescopes—the name James Wyant may not automatically pop into...

January 30, 2006

Straight from science fiction...Star Trek's holodeck inspires Case communication sciences professor

To work with VirTra Systems to design world's first virtual reality theater for speech therapy Inspired by Star Trek's holodeck, Case Western Reserve University Assistant Professor Stacy Williams has dreamed—for more than a decade—of building a virtual reality theater to...