Four to Receive Honorary Degrees During May 20 Commencement
A pioneer in nonprofit organization advocacy, a pediatrician, a children's book author and an educator and researcher will receive honorary degrees during Case Western Reserve University's 2007 Commencement Convocation on May 20. The ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m. in the university's Veale Center.
Four individuals -- Ihsan Dogramaci, Angela Johnson, Morton Mandel and Mathy Mezey -- will be recognized for their distinctive contributions to education and to society in general. Read more about their accomplishments.
View highlights of the dedication ceremony for the university's Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence. The event provided an opportunity to acknowledge the visionary and humanitarian mission of the center's namesake, Dr. Kazuo Inamori, and to announce Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., (MED '66), as the new director of the center.
It is time to renew lockers at Veale Center for the 2007-08 school year. The fee is $40 for students, $75 for faculty and staff and $95 for recreation cardholders, payable by check or cash only. Stop by the Issue Room to renew lockers now through June 29. Those not renewing lockers should make plans to remove their belongings by June 29. Leftover items will be bagged and stored until August 3; items left after this date will be discarded.
For Faculty & Staff
As of May 10, the Department of Orthopaedics DNA sequencing and real-time PCR Core will no longer offer DNA sequencing as a service to investigators within the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The last sequencing run will be performed on May 9. The department thanks the community for its support and will keep core users informed regarding access to Real-Time PCR.
The university's Upward Bound Program invites interested students and other members of the campus community to apply for teaching and residential staff positions for the 2007 Summer Residential Program. Positions include residential directors, residential assistants, reading and creative writing instructors and a physics instructor for the six-week summer program. These positions are contingent upon funding from the U.S. Department of Education. Details: Call Debra Gardenhire, director of TRIO Programs, at 368-3758.
The university is hosting "Touch the Technology" from 10 a.m. until noon on May 14 in Thwing Center ballroom. The purpose of the event is for faculty and staff to learn about the latest mobility technology trends. University partners Sprint Nextel, Dell and PerceptIS will discuss technology and applications, Time Warner High Speed Internet representatives will be available for signups and to answer questions and details about Voice over IP phone system and Unified Messaging will be shared. Light lunch served after the meeting. Attendees can vie for a chance to win an iPod courtesy of Sprint Nextel. Send e-mail to Bob Sopko, or call 368-1522.