Nominations sought for new vice president of undergraduate enrollment

A search for the next vice president for undergraduate enrollment is under way. The search committee, led by Donald Feke, vice provost for undergraduate education, welcomes nominations from the campus community. Other search committee members are Julie Amon, assistant dean for first-year students; Donald Chenelle, director of financial aid; Carolyn Gregory, associate vice president for human resources; James Hurley, assistant dean, Weatherhead School of Management; Lara Kalafatis, vice president for university relations; Marilyn Lotas, associate dean, nursing; Larry Parker, chair, accountancy; Dean Patterson, associate vice president for student affairs; Peter Pintauro, chair, chemical engineering; Jerrold Scott, associate professor, theater; Peter Whiting, associate dean, College of Arts and Sciences; and Elizabeth Woyczynski, director of undergraduate admission. Send nominations to donald.feke@case.edu.

Campus News

Kelvin Smith Library Opportunity Funds are now open for proposals. Developed in 2002 between KSL and the College of Arts and Sciences, the program develops collaborative efforts between KSL librarians and faculty to add collection materials that are otherwise outside the library's acquisitions policy. Proposals are due by February 28. Details: http://blog.case.edu/orgs/ksl/news/.

For Faculty & Staff

Weatherhead School students are providing income tax services. Session one is from 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, February 27 in the Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 218. Session two is from 2-5 p.m. Tuesday, March 20 in the Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 418. Clients should bring last year's tax return; social security card or ITIN for all dependents; employer W-2 form; 1099 Statements for self-employment; 1099 for bank account interest; child care provider information, including name, address, tax ID number and/or social security number; bank account number and bank routing number for direct deposit. Details: hsiu-chen.huang@case.edu.

For Students

Retired Congressman Louis Stokes, a prominent leader in the Cleveland community and adjunct professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, will talk about leadership, perseverance, and the road to success from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., February 22, in Nord, Room 410.

Have you ever seen Case's Crew Team in action? Come watch them row during its first 24 Hour Erg-a-thon and Bake Sale. Event starts at 7 p.m. Friday, February 23, in Wade Fireside. Ten percent of the proceeds from the bake sale will benefit Row For A Cure.

Snowball, the annual dance hosted by the class officers, will take place at Myers University Club from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday, February 24. Tickets are $12 each or $20 per couple and will be sold in Nord Hall, Thwing Center and Leutner Commons. Transportation will be provided from Thwing Center.

Events

Tickets are available for the Eldred Theater production of How I Learned to Drive. Details: http://blog.case.edu/case-news/2007/01/30/eldred.

Noted cultural critic Greil Marcus will speak on "Bob Dylan at Hibbing High School" beginning at 4:30 p.m., February 22, at Harkness Chapel. His visit is part of the Music Department's Music and Culture Lecture Series, with support from the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Details: http://music.case.edu/publicity/events/.

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 21, 2007

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Case in the News

The crushing burden of snow

The Plain Dealer, Feb. 21, 2007
Arthur Huckelbridge, professor of civil engineering at Case Western Reserve University, talks about the affects of cold weather and heavy snow on flat roofs following the collapse of a gas station roof last week.

Colon cancer cell pathway is identified

DailyIndia.com, Feb. 20, 2007
Case Western Reserve University scientists, led by Assistant Professor Zhenghe John Wang, talk about a cell pathway that is said to play a critical role in the development of colon and other types of cancers.

HIGHER ED NEWS

A history department bans citing Wikipedia as a research source

The New York Times, Feb. 21, 2007
The Middlebury College history department notified its students this month that Wikipedia could not be cited in papers or exams, and that students could not "point to Wikipedia or any similar source that may appear in the future to escape the consequences of errors."

In a historic first, Harvard chooses woman president

Christian Science Monitor, Feb. 12, 2007 edition
The Ivy League has reached a milestone in gender equality: Half of the eight schools are now run by women. Drew Gilpin Faust emerged as Harvard University's first female president.

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