Second Year Case Western Reserve University Student Named Goldwater Scholar
Sheeba Joseph of Battle Creek, Mich., a second-year biochemistry major at Case Western Reserve University, is among a group of 317 gifted science and mathematics majors who have won a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2007-2008 academic year. The awards are given by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation established in 1986 to honor the late Arizona senator and to encourage study in engineering and science.
Joseph was chosen from a field of 1,110 mathematics, science and engineering students who were nominated by the faculties of their universities. She is among 143 women who plan to pursue advanced degrees.
As a Goldwater recipient, Joseph will receive support to cover the cost of tuition, fee, books and room and board up to a maximum of $7,500. Read more
Theodore Alfred, professor emeritus of management policy and dean emeritus of the Weatherhead School of Management died on April 8. He was dean of the management school from 1971-1994. A memorial event is planned for 4 p.m., May 3 at Amasa Stone Chapel. The family will receive friends following the memorial services at the Cleveland Skating Club, 2500 Kemper Road, Shaker Heights. Those who wish may contribute gifts to the Theodore M. and Catherine C. Alfred Endowment Fund, care of the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106-7235, or to their favorite charity. Friends also may sign the online guestbook.
Case Western Reserve University baseball team's game versus Denison University at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 at Jacobs Field, home of the Cleveland Indians, has been postponed due to weather until 12:30 p.m., Thursday, April 19. Read more.
Join the College of Arts and Sciences for its annual Humanities Week, today through Friday, May 20. The college is offering the campus community a variety of free lectures, special exhibits, online digital projects and more that explore the many dimensions of the "Information Society."
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Today, April 16 to Sunday, April 22, visit Qdoba on Euclid Avenue from 5-8 p.m. and Qdoba will make a donation directly to Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital Special Fund to help cover the medical costs for the separation surgery of the Dogaru conjoined twins. To participate, submit this printable flyer when placing your order. Send e-mail to Rein Lambrecht email@example.com for details.
For Faculty & Staff
The annual Administrative Professionals' Day Luncheon and Raffle honoring women administrative professionals at the university will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m., April 26 in Thwing Center ballroom. The featured speaker will be alumna Jacklyn Chisholm, vice president of planning and institutional relations at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Her topic: "Women and Leadership: Education, Sacrifice, and Impact." RSVP required. E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 368-0985 to reserve your place.
During the week of April 16-20, the Students for Organ Donation Awareness (SODA) will host a series of events to promote organ donation. On Wednesday, April 18, free food will be served at "Mix It Up with SODA," at 6 p.m. in the Hovorka Atrium. On Thursday, April 19, an informational session of "Organ Donation: Get the Facts" and free food will be given from noon to 1 p.m. in Thwing Center, Meeting Room A. Questions: send e-mail to email@example.com.
The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women is hosting a two-day event surrounding the 2007 Project on Men and Gender: Gender and Hip-Hop on April 17 and 18, including a film screening of Beyond Beats and Rhymes: A Hip-Hop Head Weighs in on Manhood in Rap Music, and a panel discussion on the topic of "Does Hip Hop Hate Women?"
Students can now preview the final exam schedule for spring 2007, online.
Merlin Donald, chair of the cognitive science program and author of "A Mind So Rare: The Evolution of Human Consciousness," will give a free lecture on the evolution of human cognition beginning at 4:30 p.m., April 18 in Clapp Hall's Goodyear Auditorium.
The 29th Annual Howard T. McMyler Memorial Lecture welcomes Rebecca Blank from the University of Michigan speaking on the topic of "Ten Years After Welfare Reform: How Are Single Mothers Faring?" Talk begins at 4 p.m., April 17 in Clark Hall in the Cleveland Botanical Gardens.
Tuesday, April 17, the Schubert Center for Child Studies will have a panel discussion, "Health Policy for Children in Ohio: Research and Policy Implications: A Closer Look at Governor Strickland's Proposal." Discussion is from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Thwing Center, Spartan Room. Free. A light lunch will be provided. Call 368-0540 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a list of other events and activities on campus and in the community today, refer to the WebEvent calendar.