Symposium, Panels, Dramatic Interpretation Kickoff Research ShowCASE

Research Showcase April 11-12, 2007The future of funding and “magic” technology are two panel discussions featured as part of Case Western Reserve University's fifth annual Research ShowCASE 2007 April 11 and 12 at the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center. The annual program is a free, two-day public exhibit that highlights the best and brightest from among the university’s research community.

In addition to discussions on the emerging trends in research funding and advances in bio-imaging technology, the series of panel forums from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 12:30-2 p.m. on April 12 will include race relations in America.

The Information Revolution Symposium with keynote speaker Joseph Wilson, former U.S. ambassador to Iraq and author of “The Politics of Truth,” will kick off the annual event on April 11. In addition, the program will feature live demonstrations and more than 500 posters on display.

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Campus News

The university recently purchased 23 portable Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs). The lightweight, easy-to-use devices are now installed around campus. Case EMS will conduct information sessions on the use of the AEDs today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Nord Hall, and on Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the atriums of Nord Hall and Thwing Center.

Kelvin Smith Library is holding its second Digital Library Lecture Series featuring Kenneth Price, co-director of the Center for Digital Research in the Humanities and of the Walt Whitman Archive. The lecture -- which begins at 1:30 p.m. on April 5 in KSL's Dampeer Room -- is open to all interested in electronic scholarship, its changes and challenges, models and terms in the scope of the print past to the digital present.

Case Western Reserve University teams are currently being organized for the Plain Dealer 5K Walk for Hunger on May 12. University teams should consist of 10 members, and each team will need to have a combined contribution of $350. Pledge money is due by April 23. To form a team or join an existing one contact Sue Woolf in facilities services at 368-4330. 

The Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations is hosting an information session from 5:30-7 p.m., April 5 at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens Lecture Room. RSVP by calling 800-435-6669 or via e-mail to

For Faculty & Staff

For assistance in balancing family life and work life, contact the Department of Human Resources employee assistance program, EASE@Work, at 216-241-3273 or look online for details about services.

For Students

Applications for the SURES (Summer Undergraduate Research in Energy Studies) program are due April 10. 

The undergraduate Indian Students Association is hosting its free Holi Celebration (Festival of Color) at 1 p.m. April 7 on the field located next to Leutner Commons. Contact Nirmala Swayambunathan for more details.


The music department welcomes Anne Walters Robertson of the University of Chicago, who will give a free lecture on "Fighting Sin in English Music of the Late Middle Ages," at 4 p.m. April 5 in Clark Hall, Room 206. Reception immediately following.

For a list of other events and activities on campus and in the community today, refer to the WebEvent calendar.

April 4, 2007

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Case in the News

New programs: lab technology, bioethics, fire science, biology education, communications, engineering, documentary studies

Inside Higher Ed, April 4, 2007
Case Western Reserve University is starting a dual graduate program in which students will earn a master’s of social science administration and a master’s of arts degree in bioethics.

Hot times in the high court

National Review Online, April 3, 2007
Jonathan Adler, professor of law and director of the Center for Business Law & Regulation at Case Western Reserve University's School of Law, is a contributor to the National Review Online. In this column, he discusses a Supreme Court ruling regarding the Environmental Protection Agency.

Blood sugar's manufacture limited by building blocks' supply

Science Daily, April 3, 2007
Researchers have discovered a factor that controls blood sugar's manufacture in a novel way: by limiting the supply of its building blocks. Mukesh K. Jain of Case Western Reserve University discusses the findings.

Higher Ed News

Making grad school 'family friendly'

Inside Higher Ed, April 4, 2007
In a sign that some experts on academic employment patterns view as significant, Princeton University on Tuesday announced a package of new benefits designed to make graduate school more "family friendly." This "continuum" of assistance may exceed that offered by any graduate school.

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