Case is Building a Dynamic Community One Partnership at a Time

community.jpg Did you know that Case Western Reserve University has nearly 600 local, regional, national and international community partnerships?

Did you know that Case Western Reserve University administers more than 500 signature community programs year-round primarily in the areas of K-12 education and health?

Did you know that the Cleveland Municipal School District is the university's number one community partner?

Did you know that our K-12 community outreach programs affect nine local school districts?

Interested persons can learn more about the ways in which the university engages with the community courtesy of the Center for Community Partnerships.

The campus and community now has access to a Community Outreach Web site that identifies all of the university's community partners and programs that are governed by all eight schools, key campus centers and student organizations.

"We are excited to share such important information with the campus and friends of the university as it will serve as an excellent educational tool for all to learn how we are engaged in serving the community at large," says Latisha James, director for the Center for Community Partnerships. Read more.

Campus News

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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.

The fourth edition of The Value of Research is now available. The 58-page publication highlights research being done at the university and its affiliates and offers evidence of the social, economic and cultural impact of our academic efforts. Use the booklet to spread the word about the broad range of research, scholarship and collaboration taking place throughout the university. View the free annual publication online or order a printed version by sending a request by e-mail to Lisa Sabato. Include your full name and campus address.

For Faculty & Staff

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For Students

The Common Reading Selection Committee has selected The Working Poor: Invisible in America by David K. Shipler as the assigned summer reading for all new undergraduate students. Shipler profiles the lives of Americans unable to share in America's economic prosperity and examines the causes and consequences of poverty in our society. Shipler will speak on campus in October.


The annual Nonprofit Awards Luncheon sponsored by the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations will take place at noon on Wednesday, June 6 at Windows on the River restaurant. Keynote speaker is philanthropy expert Rip Ranson, president and CEO of the Kresge Foundation. Honored during the lunch will be Steven Raichilson, executive director of Menorah Park Center for Senior Living, and Entrepreneurs for Sustainability (E4S) with the center's annual Leadership in Nonprofit Management Award and Organization Innovation Award, respectively. Refer to the Nonprofit Awards Luncheon Web page for reservation information and other event details or call Bianca Walters at 216-368-1687.

Refer to the Web event calendar for a list of events and activities on campus and in the community today and in the days ahead.

In Memoriam

Eugene Bahniuk, 81, a mechanical engineer and inventor who taught engineering for more than 25 years at Case Western Reserve University, died May 24 at his home in Gates Mills. Read more.

May 29, 2007

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Case in the News

Case researchers focusing on finding tuberculosis vaccine

The Plain Dealer, May 29, 2007
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are working with their global research and medical partners to work on finding a successful treatment of tuberculosis with the help of a multimillion grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

New UA residence hall nearing completion

Akron Beacon, May 29, 2007
University of Akron's new student housing has drawn much positive attention from students. Alma Sealine, Case Western Reserve University's director of housing, affirms the importance of having safe, modern campus housing as a means to attract students.

Genesis on display at "creationist Disneyland'

The Seattle Times, May 29, 2007
The Monday grand opening of what's been called the "creationist museum" in Petersburg, Ky., has prompted mixed reaction about its purpose and exhibit items. Lawrence Krauss, professor of physics at Case Western Reserve University, is among those who comments.

Business Roundup for Friday, May 25, May 25, 2007
All colleges and universities market themselves in one way or another, but rarely is it scrutinized as thoroughly and as publicly as what we're seeing at Case Western Reserve University. The school has decided it's time to change its logo. For some perspective on this marketing makeover, ideastream's Eric Wellman spoke with analyst Scott Roulston.

Higher Ed News

Elite colleges open new doors to low-income youths

The New York Times, May 27, 2007
Amherst College and a growing number of elite colleges are finding ways to open their doors to talented low-income students.

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