CAMPUS NEWS

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Open House will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, February 17 in the school's first-floor lounge. Meet faculty, students and staff, learn about curriculum and admissions procedures, financial aid and more. Call 216-368-2529 or send e-mail to admission@fpb.case.edu for details. Visit online at http://fpb.case.edu.

The Case Men's Glee Club will be delivering singing valentines on Valentine's Day. Place orders February 5-13 from 5-8 p.m. in Leutner and Fribley commons and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Nord Hall. Orders also will be taken from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. February 9-13 in Fribley. The valentines cost $5. Learn more at http://filer.case.edu/org/cmgc/index.php?valentines and http://www.caseglee.com.

Try something new: Lunch @ Munch, a family-owned eatery located on the second floor of 1-2-1 Fitness Center, the university-owned health and fitness facility. See what's on the menu at http://onetoone.case.edu/munch.htm.

CASE IN THE NEWS

High court to hear camera challenge

The Plain Dealer, Feb. 8, 2007
http://www.cleveland.com/search/index.ssf?
/base/news/1170927322283650.xml?nohio&coll=2

School of Law Professor Jonathan Entin provides his legal perspective on a decision by the Ohio Supreme Court to review the use of unmanned cameras in cities to catch drivers who speed or go through red lights. The device takes pictures of the license plate number and the information is used to issue tickets by mail to the automobile's owner, regardless of who was driving.

Donating your body isn't enough for OSU

The Columbus Dispatch, Feb. 8, 2007
http://www.dispatch.com/news-story.php?
story=dispatch/2007/02/08/20070208-A1-01.html

Brian Kelly, a specialist in the anatomy department of Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine, addresses the practice of colleges and universities throughout Ohio of accepting organ and body donations for scientific use and study.

University receives C+ on sustainability report card

The Observer, Feb. 2, 2007
http://observer.case.edu/Archives/Volume_39/Issue_15/Story_1361/

Linda Robson, a doctoral candidate in the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University and a Finance and Administration fellow for energy studies, responds to the recent report about the university's sustainability efforts.

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HIGHER ED NEWS

Harvard in biggest curriculum overhaul in 30 years

Yahoo!News.com, Feb. 7, 2007
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070207/us_nm/harvard_dc

Harvard University announced on Wednesday its biggest curriculum overhaul in three decades, putting new emphasis on sensitive religious and cultural issues, the sciences and overcoming U.S. "parochialism."

Dalai Lama accepts Emory University post

CNN.com, Feb. 5, 2007
http://www.cnn.com/2007/EDUCATION/02/05/emory.dalai.lama.ap/index.html

The Dalai Lama, exiled spiritual leader of Tibet, has been named a presidential distinguished professor at Emory University, school officials said Monday. It's the first university appointment the winner of the 1989 Nobel Peace Prize has accepted, the university said.

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EVENTS

The university's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations will sponsor the 11th Youth Philanthropy and Service Annual Workshop on February 14 at the Holiday Inn South in Independence. Sessions geared for students, educators and community-based professionals to create awareness and commitment to community service, leadership and philanthropic causes. Details: http://www.case.edu/mandelcenter/yps/training/annualworkshop/.

Leslie Feinberg, author of Stone Butch Blues and Drag King Dreams will be discussing gender, equality and activism during a talk set for 5 p.m., Friday, February 9 in Ford Auditorium of the Allen Memorial Medical Library. A book signing will follow. This free presentation honors the recent addition of gender identity and expression to the university's non-discrimination policy.

Be sure to submit campuswide events of general interest to the Web event calendar, http://www.case.edu/webdev/webevent/calendar.htm. Review the Web calendar daily to find out what's happening on and off campus.

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FOR FACULTY AND STAFF

"Teaching Values in the Classroom" is the topic of today's UCITE faculty seminar that begins at noon in the Herrick Room of the Allen Memorial Medical Library. Details at http://www.case.edu/cgi-bin/AuroraCGI/ucite/events.cgi.

The Department of Human Resources is initiating a one-year, structured training program designed exclusively for employees who work in administrative positions. Approximately 30 administrative professionals and their supervisors are needed to participate in a needs assessment for the program. Students in the Weatherhead School's Master of Positive Organizational Development program will help conduct the 30-45 minute, onsite personal interviews between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 15. Send e-mail to lora.mitchell@case.edu or call 216-368-2834 to schedule an interview.

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FOR STUDENTS

The university's spring break 2007 is March 12-16.

SOURCE Summer Funding Proposal submissions are due February 15. The proposal submission can be obtained at http://www.case.edu/provost/source/opp/oncampus.htm. The formal summer programs section is located at the bottom of the Web page.

The university's Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations will have an information session for graduate students from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., February 10 in the Thwing Center, Spartan Room. Learn of opportunities in the nonprofit sector. For information or to RSVP, call 216-368-6025 or visit http://www.case.edu/mandelcenter.

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PERSONNEL

Jennifer Lennon has joined the university community as a coordinator-course manager in curricular affairs at the School of Medicine.

Darlene Shuler is new to campus working as an assistant director in admissions in the School of Law.

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ACCOLADES

Moreen Donahue is the newly appointed chief nurse executive at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut. She once served as the coordinator of the hospital-based Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Case Western Reserve University.