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March 24, 2011

CWRU to Go Blue for Autism Awareness

Case Western Reserve University’s Peter B. Lewis Building will bear a resemblance to iconic landmarks such as the Sydney Opera House and the Empire State Building on April 1 when its exterior becomes awash in blue lighting in recognition of...

February 03, 2011

Weatherhead School of Management Teams Place 1st and 2nd at ACG Competition

Participants at ACG included (front row, from left): Hui Wang, Bernardo Orellana Heredia, Anand Gomes, Andrew Gibbons, Jay Vaidya (back row, from left) Yuting Yan, Mayur Jethva, Nick Perini (alumni and member of last year's winning team), Professor Scott...

August 17, 2010

University Maintains Strong Undergraduate U.S. News Ranking; Engineering Improves, Climbing Five Spots

Case Western Reserve University maintained its position as one of the nation’s top 50 universities this year in U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Colleges” issue. The magazine also reported that the Case School of Engineering climbed five notches to rank 40th this year.

June 24, 2010

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation Grant to Enhance Physician and Nursing Education with Student-Run Free Clinic and More at CWRU

Case Western Reserve University's proposed student-run Saturday Free Clinic, slated to open in 2011 for Cleveland's underserved population, will provide the training grounds for future doctors and nurses to learn to work as healthcare partners for the patient. The Clinic would be a student-led partnership with the already existing resource for the community, the Cleveland Free Clinic. The clinic is part of a project called "Interprofessional Learning Exchange and Development Program" (I-LEAD) at Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine and Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing that received a $640,000 grant from the Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.

May 21, 2010

Future Real Estate Developer Puts a Visionary Idea into Senior Project at Weatherhead School of Management

Capstone projects are always a great way for seniors to demonstrate what they have learned during their undergraduate years at Case Western Reserve University. Paul Salamon hopes his project might be even more significant than that. He visualizes a lasting legacy -- a real estate development adding vitality to Cleveland’s University Circle area.

May 11, 2010

Campus Community Mourns Death of Suresh Srivastva

Suresh Srivastva, professor emeritus of organizational behavior, died May 8.

April 30, 2010

Goldwater Scholarship Winners Announced

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

April 23, 2010

2010 ADVANCE Opportunity Awards Announced

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

April 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.

April 15, 2010

Case Western Reserve University Ranked One of the Nation's Top 20 Medical Schools by U.S.News & World Report

Case Western Reserve University once again ranked as one of the best medical schools in the nation in the annual U.S.News & World Report "America's Best Graduate Schools" rankings. Of the 146 national programs surveyed by the magazine, Case Western Reserve's School of Medicine ranked 20th in research—and overall, an improvement of five places over last year's ranking. This ranking once again placed it highest among Ohio medical schools.

March 02, 2010

Nicola Lacetera Earns Glennan Fellowship

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

February 23, 2010

Research at Case Western Reserve University Examines
What Motivates Blood Donation

There is typically a shortage of donated blood in the United States, and research at Case Western Reserve University is looking for ways of improving the life-saving supply. Nicola Lacetera, assistant professor of economics at the university's Weatherhead School of Management, notes that about 38 percent of Americans are eligible to donate blood and only about 8 percent do. Many of those who donate a first time don't donate again, and there are some population segments which very rarely give blood.

February 09, 2010

Child Care Pilot Programs are Up and Running

Campus members are beginning to use The Temporary and Back-up Child Care and Child Care Support During Travel programs.

January 25, 2010

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

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

January 21, 2010

Volunteers Provide Free Tax Prep as Community Service

Volunteers at Case Western Reserve University will get a chance to do vitally important community service and get money to families who most need it by taking part in The Weatherhead Tax Assistance Program.

November 18, 2009

NSF Supports Case Western Reserve University's IDEAL

A program at Case Western Reserve University to encourage career advancement of women and underrepresented minority men in sciences and engineering is expanding to five public institutions of higher education through a three-year, nearly $1 million National Science Foundation grant.

October 09, 2009

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

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

July 02, 2009

Recent Graduate Wants to Make Her Mark in Cleveland, Contribute to Region

Emily Fox has no plans to leave Cleveland now that she has graduated from Case Western Reserve University. After three years, she left campus with the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Master of Science in Social Administration (M.S.S.A.), and a certificate in nonprofit management. Fox has lived in the area since the age of 13 when her family moved to Shaker Heights from San Francisco. The recent social work graduate wants to be part of the solution to rebuild the city instead of taking flight to other places.

April 16, 2009

Intersections Symposium to Feature Research of More than 400 Undergraduates

More than 400 Case Western Reserve University undergraduates are participating in the annual Intersections: SOURCE Undergraduate Symposium and Poster Session from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, April 17, in Thwing Center. The campus community is invited to stop by to view some of the innovative and creative research being conducted by undergraduates. The projects represent numerous academic disciplines.

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 08, 2009

Senior Class Gift Leaves Sustainable Legacy

The 2009 Senior Class Gift Campaign officially kicked off its fundraising effort during Grad Fair, launching a series of events that will allow the class of 2009 to leave an enduring legacy on campus and express its appreciation for Case Western Reserve University. The campaign strives to show seniors the impact that private gifts have on the university and to increase participation in the tradition of giving at Case Western Reserve.

March 06, 2009

Case Western Reserve Students Contribute to Rebuilding Efforts in New Orleans

Have survivors of Hurricane Katrina been forgotten? Not by 20 students from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, the Weatherhead School of Management, the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations. They plan to pick up hammers and nails—a few shovels and hoes—over spring break, March 8-15, when they return to New Orleans to continue efforts to rebuild the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

February 11, 2009

Undergraduate Accounting Program Among Nation's Best

The recent Public Accounting Report's annual survey of accounting professors ranks Case Western Reserve University's undergraduate accounting program 24th best in the country.

February 04, 2009

Local Couple Donates $7.5 Million to Weatherhead School of Management

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

January 20, 2009

Weatherhead Foundations Make $2 Million Commitment to Support Management and Medicine at Case Western Reserve

The Weatherhead Foundation and the Albert J. Weatherhead III Foundation, headed by Albert J. Weatherhead III, emeritus trustee and friend of Case Western Reserve University, have donated $2 million to the university to further fund respective endowments at the Weatherhead School of Management and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

December 16, 2008

Case Western Reserve Professor David Cooperrider Speaks to Management Educators at World Conference in New York

Out of the gloom of the current world-wide financial crisis is an opportunity for business and management educators to prepare future business leaders through social responsibility and sustainable initiatives. Case Western Reserve University Professor David Cooperrider delivered this message at the United Nations' Global Forum for Responsible Management Education in New York City.

December 12, 2008

New Initiative Helps Women Staff Develop Leadership Skills

Although Women in Leadership Week recently wrapped up at Case Western Reserve University, eight women who were accepted into the new Women Staff Leadership Development Initiative (WSLDI) will spend the rest of the academic year gaining first-hand knowledge about becoming future leaders on campus.

December 11, 2008

Case Western Reserve University Earns 2008 Pillar Award for Community Service

Case Western Reserve University, which offers over 500 community outreach programs for nearly 600 community partners, is being recognized with a 2008 Pillar Award for Community Service. This is the first time the university has received the award, according to Latisha James, director of the Center for Community Partnerships.

November 24, 2008

Faculty Committee Seeking Feedback on Potential Change to Governance of Undergraduate Education

On the recommendation of an ad hoc committee of Case Western Reserve University's Faculty Senate, undergraduate school leadership and student government are reviewing recommendations to streamline the current model of faculty oversight for undergraduate education and life.

November 10, 2008

Weatherhead School Of Management's 35th David A. Bowers Economic Forecast Luncheon Set For Dec. 5

Case Western Reserve University banking and finance senior lecturer Sam Thomas will look at recent business and financial news and events and provide insight to the aforementioned questions and more during the 35th annual forecast David A. Bowers Economic Forecast Luncheon, beginning at 11:30 a.m., Friday, December 5, at the Marriott at Key Center, 127 Public Square in Cleveland.

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.

Case Western Reserve senior shares thoughts and experiences of semester abroad and Case-Fisk Partnership

Senior Camille Thornton runs out of adjectives describing her experience as the first Case Western Reserve University student to participate in the student exchange component of the school's partnership with Fisk University.

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 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.

July 29, 2008

Samantha Culver hits home run with education, career through Case-Fisk Partnership

While working as a staff accountant in the finance division with the Cleveland Indians Major League Baseball organization, Samantha Culver has become one of the newest members of a team that has shared education and diversity for nearly eight decades: The Case-Fisk Partnership.

July 24, 2008

New online real estate marketplace experiences growth in challenging market, has strong Case Western Reserve connections

www. iRentToOwn.com, an online marketplace co-founded by a Case Western Reserve alumnus, is flourishing in today's challenging real estate environment. John Kobs says some of the success is a result of strong employees who hail from his alma mater.

June 20, 2008

Case Western Reserve EDM student's work in Africa to be featured this weekend on CNN International

The economic development work of Joseph Adelegan, Ph.D., and the Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit (BAWB) at Case Western Reserve University will be featured in a documentary airing for the first time June 21-22 on CNN International.

Two from Case Western Reserve University will attend Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education

Beginning June 21, Deborah Bibb, program director for graduate business programs at the Weatherhead School of Management and Colleen Nagy, director of the Program Management Office within the Office of Information Technology Services (ITS), will participate in the Higher Education Resource Services' Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration at Bryn Mawr College. Their attendance is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and ITS, respectively.

June 11, 2008

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

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

May 23, 2008

Wolstein Hall to serve as new space for undergraduate admission

Case Western Reserve University's Office of Undergraduate Admissions is moving to the north side of campus in order to provide a more welcoming experience for prospective students and their parents.

May 13, 2008

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

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

April 23, 2008

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

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

March 03, 2008

Local leader supports new business planning competition at Case's Weatherhead School of Management to help spur economic growth in northeast Ohio

B. Charles Ames has chosen to lend his management expertise and financial support to Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management by making a $1 million commitment to implement the B. Charles Ames Business Plan Competition and the B. Charles Ames Distinguished Speaker Series in Corporate Governance and Creating Shareholder Value.

February 22, 2008

Professor Steven Feldman to discuss American-Chinese business relations

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

January 30, 2008

Brandon Bradford continues impressive voyage in his final season

Although Case Western Reserve University's Brandon Bradford's trip from his hometown of Detroit, Michigan is less than 200 miles, he has traveled many more miles since arriving in Cleveland in 2004 to play basketball for the Spartans.

January 29, 2008

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

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

January 11, 2008

Richard Boyatzis named H.R. Horvitz Professor of Family Business at Weatherhead School of Management

An international expert in the field of organizational behavior, psychology and cognitive science at Case Western Reserve University, Richard E. Boyatzis has been appointed the H.R. Horvitz Professor of Family Business at the Weatherhead School of Management.

January 10, 2008

Case Western Reserve junior set for semester exchange as part of Fisk-Case Partnership

Case Western Reserve University junior Camille Thornton will spend 15 weeks at Fisk University as part of the Case-Fisk Partnership' s student exchange program. Thornton is the first Case Western Reserve student -- and second overall -- to participate in the program.

December 14, 2007

Case Western Reserve's Weatherhead School of Management names distinguished alumnus

Case Western Reserve University's newest trustee -- Charles D. Fowler, president and CEO of Chardon, Ohio-based Fairmount Minerals -- has been named the Weatherhead School of Management's 2007 distinguished alumnus.

December 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.

December 06, 2007

Case Western Reserve, H&R Block collaborate to encourage low-income students to explore higher education

A $1.2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help support the research of Eric P. Bettinger, associate professor of economics at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

December 05, 2007

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

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

November 20, 2007

Professor David Cooperrider named Aspen Institute faculty pioneer

David Cooperrider, Case Western Reserve University professor of organizational behavior, has received a 2007 Faculty Pioneer Award from the Aspen Institute's Center for Business Education.

November 16, 2007

Charles D. Fowler appointed to Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees

Charles D. Fowler, chair and CEO of Chardon, Ohio-based Fairmount Minerals, Ltd., has been appointed to a four-year term on the university's board of trustees.

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 06, 2007

Weatherhead School of Management to host first school-wide open house November 17

Directed at showcasing enhanced and revamped academic programming, the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University will host its first school-wide open house on from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, November 17 at the Peter B. Lewis Building.

October 23, 2007

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

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

October 16, 2007

David Cooperrider appointed first Fairmount Minerals Chair in Social Entrepreneurship

Case Western Reserve University Professor David Cooperrider will become the first Fairmount Minerals Chair in Social Entrepreneurship, with a task of teaching and promoting the ideals of sustainability that are employed in the real life work of its benefactor, Fairmount Minerals, Ltd.

David Cooperrider appointed first Fairmount Minerals Chair in Social Entrepreneurship

Case Western Reserve University Professor David Cooperrider will become the first Fairmount Minerals Chair in Social Entrepreneurship, with a task of teaching and promoting the ideals of sustainability that are employed in the real life work of its benefactor, Fairmount Minerals, Ltd.

September 13, 2007

Weatherhead School students support ties with local agencies, creating a better campus environment

Known for developing future business and management leaders, the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University also plays a leadership role in reaching out to the community.

August 13, 2007

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

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

July 31, 2007

STEP students learn from alumnus Angel investor

It was more than fireworks on a Fourth of July trip to the Silicon Valley for 10 Case Western Reserve University graduate students in the Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP) in the College of Arts and Sciences.

June 28, 2007

Three Recipients Earn President's Award for Distinguished Service; Dozens Honored for Years of Service

For more information contact Kimyette Finley, 216.368.0521.

May 30, 2007

Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University to host business historians in Cleveland

Cleveland -- with its rich entrepreneurial history and trailblazing leaders such as oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, scientist and inventor Charles F. Brush, industrialist Cyrus Eaton and real estate entrepreneur Bert Wolstein -- is the setting for the 2007 International Business History Conference (BHC), May 31 through June 2, at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management.

Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University to host business historians in Cleveland

Cleveland -- with its rich entrepreneurial history and trailblazing leaders such as oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, scientist and inventor Charles F. Brush, industrialist Cyrus Eaton and real estate entrepreneur Bert Wolstein -- is the setting for the 2007 International Business History Conference (BHC), May 31 through June 2, at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management.

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 09, 2007

Boyatzis, Hanson earn honors for graduate instruction

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

April 30, 2007

Knowledge for working women offered in new handbook

Now comprising more than 50 percent of the workforce, women have a new reference source to consult for the latest workplace information when making career decisions, say organizational behavior experts from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.

April 19, 2007

Undergraduate research highlighted during the 2007 SOURCE Symposium

Throughout the academic year, Case Western Reserve University undergraduate students work on cutting-edge research that could make a difference in the future. The 2007 Intersections: SOURCE Symposium and Poster Session—taking place April 20 -- is an opportunity for all undergraduate students to present their research and creative projects to the university community.

April 05, 2007

Case Western Reserve University's Sobel tithes research time to environmental issues

Case Western Reserve University faculty member Matthew Sobel has joined a team of international scientists calling for better forecasting methods in predicting how climate changes will impact the earth's plant and animal species. They have reported eight ways to improve biodiversity forecasting in the "BioScience" article, "Forecasting the Effects of Global Warming on Biodiversity."

March 09, 2007

Prospective MBA students have scholarship opportunities

Weatherhead School of Management scholarship opportunities are now available for fall 2007. All applicants admitted to the full-time MBA program are automatically considered for these merit-based scholarships. Scholarships require full-time enrollment at the Weatherhead School and are provided for the first academic year.

January 19, 2007

Business, banking and basketball drive Case Western Reserve University forward Cannan

When Matt Cannan chose to go to Case Western Reserve University, he knew he was going to get much more than an education. Cannan was going to get an opportunity to see the country as a member of the men's basketball team and also use a vast alumni network to help him find a job upon graduation.

December 21, 2006

Case Western Reserve University appoints Mohan Reddy as Weatherhead School of Management dean

N. Mohan Reddy, interim dean and Nancy and Joseph Keithley Professor of Management at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, has been appointed dean of the school by Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D.

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...

November 16, 2006

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

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

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.

August 10, 2006

Case Western Reserve University appoints interim dean for Weatherhead School of Management

Case Western Reserve University has appointed Mohan Reddy, the Nancy and Joseph Keithley Professor of Technology Management and associate professor of marketing and policy studies, as interim dean of the Weatherhead School of Management effective August 8, 2006.

July 31, 2006

Attuning to others in the workplace is part of leadership

Doctoral dissertation research from Case Western Reserve University finds Men tend to better predict what their co-workers think about their demonstration of leadership behaviors at work than women, according to a researcher from Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School...

July 28, 2006

Two Case students plan to "Cycle for Sudan"

Neal George and Djuro Karanovic plan bike trek to raise awareness, funds Neal George and Djuro Karanovic are planning a 450-mile bicycle trip from Cleveland to Washington, D.C. But this isn't a leisurely summer vacation getaway. As the two...

July 21, 2006

Case's Weatherhead School of Management dean to resign effective August 1

Myron J. Roomkin, dean and Albert J. Weatherhead III Professor of Management at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University since November 1, 2004, has announced he will step down as dean August 1 and resume his faculty responsibilities in teaching and research in the department of management and policy studies at the Weatherhead School.

July 18, 2006

Case Western Reserve University and IDG's Cio Executive Council unite to create new graduate school course

Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, a leading graduate school that combines research with real-world business applications, and IDG's CIO Executive Council (http://www.cioexecutivecouncil.com) a professional, member-driven organization of chief information officers (CIO), today announce the debut of their new fall course, "Chief Officer Dialogues."

June 07, 2006

"Big humanities" project uncovers stories of illness

New StoryBank to aid researchers and doctors in understanding disease Stories can be powerful. Case Western Reserve University researchers will begin gathering medical stories told by people from Greater Cleveland area about their illnesses and medical care. Their accounts will...

May 17, 2006

Five who demonstrate promise of exceptional careers are 2006 Glennan Fellows

The 2006 Glennan Fellows represent a variety of academic fields and disciplines, including dentistry, physics, psychology, organizational behavior and economics. Sandy Kristin Piderit (organizational behavior); J. Martin Palomo (dentistry); Jie Shan (physics); Heath Demaree (psychology); and Mari Rege (economics)...

May 10, 2006

Israeli entrepreneur fulfilling lifelong dream of doctoral degree through Weatherhead School of Management program

IT expert Jimmy Schwarzkopf makes commute every three weeks from Israel to Cleveland Chaim "Jimmy" Schwarzkopf no longer wants to be the only "mister" in a family of "doctors"—which helps explain why he is willing to travel from Israel to...

May 09, 2006

First graduates of Weatherhead School's MSM-liberal arts program enthused about exposure to business world

When Alexander DiCaprio receives his Master's of Science in Management (MSM) degree next month from Case's Weatherhead School of Management, he will most likely go on to work in a marketing position for a hi-tech firm. It's quite a...

May 05, 2006

Start-up company run by Case students is big winner at first annual $100k Innovation Challenge @Case business plan competition

Game Communications LLC, founded by Case School of Engineering students, wins $75,000 Prize Case Western Reserve University came up the big winner in the first annual "$100k Innovation Challenge @Case." Game Communications LLC, a company founded and run by...

May 04, 2006

Case's Cooperative Education Program receives coveted award

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

April 21, 2006

Asking the right questions when making change

Appreciative Inquiry book provides framework for a positive outcome It's the question of whether the glass is half full or half empty. If organizations approach their challenges by looking at the glass as half empty, the first questions asked...

April 19, 2006

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

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

April 18, 2006

Much of entrepreneurial drive is genetic, new study finds

Paper co-authored by professor from Weatherhead School of Management shows genetic predisposition toward entrepreneurism Scott Shane Entrepreneurs are considered vital to the health of a region's or nation's economy, since they create wealth and jobs. And while governments and business...

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...

February 01, 2006

Drazetic named assistant dean for professional program management at Weatherhead School of Management

Sarah Drazetic has been appointed assistant dean for professional program management at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management. In that position she is responsible for supporting the Weatherhead School's full-time and part-time MBA programs, and all master's...

January 23, 2006

Weatherhead School of Management and Cleveland Clinic launch joint program to train health care management professionals

Health Management Scholars Program will combine Weatherhead MBA, management training at the Clinic Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management and The Cleveland Clinic are joining forces to train professionals interested in managing health care institutions. The Weatherhead School...

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 11, 2006

Governments should aid process of creating industry clusters rather than specific industries, according to study from Weatherhead School of Management

Most clusters arise spontaneously, study findsBo Carlsson As jobs in many traditional manufacturing industries have declined or disappeared in recent decades, policymakers have sought ways for government to help stimulate the creation of new jobs Frequently the goal has been...

January 03, 2006

Weatherhead School Dean Myron Roomkin named to Kauffman Foundation Commission on Entrepreneurial Curriculum

Commission will advise foundation on developing university-level curriculum for entrepreneurship Myron Roomkin, dean and Albert J. Weatherhead, III Professor of Management at Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management, has been named to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Commission...

December 14, 2005

Weatherhead professor co-authors new study linking age distribution of a country’s population and its entrepreneurial activity

Early 30's found to be prime age for starting a new business Policymakers trying to stimulate entrepreneurial activity usually focus how factors such as taxes and regulations affect new businesses. While these things are important, a new study suggests that...