Memorial service to pay tribute to long-time director of International Student Services

Edith Berger: A Celebration of Life will take place beginning at 3 p.m., February 16, in Amasa Stone Chapel. The campus community is invited to the memorial program, which will honor the legacy of Berger, director of the Office of International Student Services, who died last November after a 37-year career with the university.

For those unable to attend, record your memories for Berger's family by sending an e-mail to international@case.edu.

Campus News

Weatherhead School of Management students will hold a free tax preparation service for students and staff from 2-5 today in the Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 218. Last year's tax returns, W-2's from employers and bank account interest statements are just a few of the documents filers should bring. For more details, send e-mail to hsiu-chen.huang@case.edu.

The Case Men's Glee Club will deliver singing valentines on February 14. Place orders today from 5-8 p.m. in Leutner and Fribley Commons, and from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Nord Hall and Fribley. Valentines cost $5. Details: http://filer.case.edu/org/cmgc/index.php?valentines.

For Faculty & Staff

Through July 1, Associate Provost Kathryn Karipides will be conducting the faculty diversity officer's duties concerning faculty questions, mediations, and informal complaints relating to discrimination and sexual harassment. For appointments, call 368-4389 and specify that the call pertains to a faculty diversity officer issue, or e-mail kathryn.karipides@case.edu.

For Students

The deadline for applications for the College Scholars Program Class of 2010 has been extended to February 21. For more details about the undergraduate program, go to http://www.case.edu/artsci/scholars/.

Events

The Case Western Reserve University Dance Marathon Steering Committee, in conjunction with Children's Miracle Network, will be sponsoring the First Annual Children's Miracle Network Dance Marathon to benefit Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital. Event will take place at Carlton Commons from 8 p.m., February 23 to 8 a.m., February 24. Details: http://www.uhhospitals.org/rainbowchildren
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For a listing of Black History Month events and resources on campus, go to http://www.case.edu/events/mlk/history/.

For a list of other events and activities on campus and in the community today, refer to http://www.case.edu/webdev/webevent/calendar.htm.

February 13, 2007

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Case in the News

"Before" business story

The Plain Dealer, Feb. 13, 2007
Fairmount Minerals, based in Geauga County, employs David Cooperrider's appreciative inquiry technique, and recently donated $2 million to the Weatherhead School of Management. The company is profiled in this story.

Students go high-tech with classroom cheating

Newsnet5.com, Feb. 12, 2007
Joe Pieri, an assistant dean of undergraduate studies and Bill Deal, an ethics professor at Case Western Reserve University, are quoted in a story about cheating.

Viruses bridge gap
to healthy cells

The Scientist, Feb. 12, 2007
David McDonald, assistant professor of cell and molecular virology at Case Western Reserve University, is quoted about the spread of HIV and retroviruses to uninfected T cells.

HIGHER ED NEWS

Duke program seeks to expand service work

New York Times, Feb. 13, 2007
Duke University announced yesterday that it would create a program backed by $30 million to help students work on projects like teaching at a school in Durham, N.C., or building one in Kenya.

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