Case Daily will occasionally provide tips and ideas on energy conservation from the university's Energy Advisory Committee. For more details go to Today's tip: Bring Your Own Bag (to the grocery). Go to to learn more.

Join Deanna Black at 1-2-1 Fitness Center for a special 90-minute yoga class, Yoga and Chocolate, to explore the influences of flavor and relaxation. Takes place 3-5 p.m. Sunday, February 11 at the center. Open to all ages and abilities. Free goody bag of chocolate at the end of the session. Fees and other details:

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Bywords for success: focus and family

The Plain Dealer, Feb. 7, 2007

Diana Bilimoria, associate professor of organizational behavior at Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, served as moderator for a panel of women entrepreneurs sharing lessons learned about business during a seminar held Monday at the school.

Experts shed new light on the surprising mode of action of nitric oxide and carbon monoxide in cardiovascular disease

Daily Business News, Feb. 5, 2007

Focco van den Akker, assistant professor of biochemistry at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine collaborated on a study about the regulation of blood pressure that appears in the January 24 issue of the EMBO Journal, the academic publication of the European Molecular Biology Organization.

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Greater scrutiny on colleges and ties to lenders

The New York Times, Feb. 7, 2007

Colleges and universities from Massachusetts to California began receiving formal requests for information yesterday from the New York attorney general's office as part of an investigation of financial relationships they or individual college officials have with student loan companies.

Advanced Placement Still Ascending

Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 7, 2007

In what has become an annual tradition of late, the College Board released a wealth of statistics Tuesday demonstrating substantial and continual growth in Advanced Placement access and success.

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Case Western Reserve University is a cosponsor of the Cleveland School of the Arts' 25th anniversary celebration on February 24 featuring jazz artist Ramsey Lewis. Tickets start at $25. Details:

Case School of Law hosts annual Frank J. Battisti Memorial Lecture featuring Robert D. Manning of Rochester Institute of Technology. Topic: "After the Financial Services Revolution: Banking Deregulation, Bankruptcy Reform and the Consumer Debt Crisis." Lecture is from 6-7 p.m., February 8 in the law school's Moot Courtroom, A59. Details:

For a list of other events and activities on campus today, refer to

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Check out Kelvin Smith Library's digital library at which archives, preserves and disseminates the intellectual output of research at the university in electronic formats, as well as collections of digitized historical library materials. View and research the online collection, exhibit, images and scholarship of faculty, graduate students and professional staff.

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The Spartan Cheerleaders will be holding a fundraiser on February 18. A cheer clinic will be offered for K-8 boys and girls just before the men's basketball game. Following the clinic, the children will have the option of performing at half time. Cost for the clinic only is $10; $20 includes the clinic, game admission and a T-shirt. Registration deadline is February 11. Send e-mail to or call 978-771-4229 for details.

The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women in Thwing Center, third floor, has applications for the 2007 Top 10 College Women Competition. Candidates must be a college junior with leadership experience, campus and community involvement, have unique inspiring goals and excel in their field of study. Opportunity to win $2,000 cash prize, a trip to New York City and receive recognition in Glamour's October 2007 issue. Submit applications by February 12 to, fax to 212-286-6922 or go online at

The SAGES Peer Writing Crew is available almost any day of the week, including evenings and weekends, for appointments to help undergraduates improve their writing. Visit or send e-mail through to schedule an appointment.

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Patricia L. Whitner has joined the university community as a clerk with the comprehensive care dental program at the School of Dental Medicine.

Brian Brauchler has joined the university community as a secretary with the chemistry department in Clapp Hall.

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Senior linebacker Tom Brew was recently named a first team All-American by Don Hansen's Football Gazette. Brew was named the University Athletic Association (UAA) Co-defensive Player of the Year, as well as the All-North Region Linebacker of the Year by the Football Gazette in 2006.