A Celebration of the Profession of Nursing

wykle.jpg"The Art and Soul of Nursing: A Celebration" is a once-in-a lifetime party that will honor Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing Dean May L. Wykle, as well as other distinguished leaders in the field of nursing, on June 22 at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel.

The event will offer an evening of entertainment with something for everyone. Music and dance lovers will be treated to songs from Bill Pinkney's Original Drifters; art lovers can check out The Art and Soul of Nursing, a black and white photography exhibit by Nannette Bedway; and all attendees will enjoy fine dining and the celebratory program honoring the nursing profession.

All proceeds will fund the May L. Wykle Professorship, an endeavor that marks the first time that a professorship has been named for an African American educator at Case Western Reserve University. Read more.

Campus News

Case Campus Summer Barbecues on Wednesdays are back beginning June 6. Join friends and colleagues from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. next week on the east Crawford Hall patio for an "All-American Barbecue." Price is $7.50; cash and CaseCash accepted. Rain site: Tomlinson Hall dining hall. Live music by progressive acoustic guitarist Doug Wood. This year, 1-2-1 Fitness Center will provide relaxing chair massages, smoothie samples and health assessments with the Visual Fitness Planner. Refer to Case Daily for the weekly menu schedule and other details.

The Alumni House project is now under way, with the goal of creating a facility that will unite alumni, students and the campus community. A university-owned house at 11310 Juniper Drive will serve as the new alumni house and is being renovated as part of a multi-phase project. To learn ways to contribute to this effort, contact Daniel Clancy at 216-368-6280.

For Faculty & Staff

Traveline Travel Services, the university's preferred travel vendor, has rolled out "Travelport", an online booking tool that may be used for Internet travel reservations using the Business Travel Account, a central university credit card to which travel may be charged. Web training will be offered to interested travelers and travel arrangers beginning June 5. For session sign up, dates and times, refer to the Campus Services Travel Web site.

For Students

This section will only be updated occasionally during the summer. For general university information, refer to the "Campus News" section.

Events

Members of the campus community are invited to join alumni at a special lecture and reception featuring Mary E. Davis, associate professor of music, whose recent book, "Classic Chic: Music, Fashion and Modernism," examines the Jazz-Age in Paris. The lecture is from 1–3 p.m. June 3 at the Western Reserve Historical Society (WRHS). Guests to the lecture and reception are also invited to purchase discount tickets to the DIANA, A CELEBRATION exhibit at WRHS. Register online.

The Cleveland Museum of Art will begin its Summer in the Courtyard, a weekly outdoor concert series featuring local musicians from 5:30-8:30 p.m. each Wednesday. The season opens June 1 with the Eddie Baccus Quintet. Free.

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.

May 30, 2007

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Case in the News

Justices restrict job-bias claims

The Plain Dealer, May 30, 2007
Case Western Reserve University law professor Jonathan Entin weighs in on the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling regarding wage discrimination lawsuits.

Singed patron pays price, and then some, at salon

The Plain Dealer, May 30, 2007
Style editor Kim Crow talks about her uneven salon experience and why she had to consult with Stephen Post, professor of bioethics and philosophy at Case Western Reserve University, and author of Why Good Things Happen to Good People.

Growing archives tell story of lesbian, gay communities

The Plain Dealer, May 29, 2007
Lisa Hazirjian, who teaches history at Case Western Reserve University, is the interim coordinator of an archival project that examines the history of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community -- good and bad -- in Cleveland.

States seek stricter car emissions standards

NewsHour Extra.com, May 29, 2007
Jonathan Adler, professor of law at Case Western Reserve University, is quoted in a story about an effort in California to employ stricter car emission standards to ease greenhouse gas emissions.

God's wrath

Cleveland Scene.com, May 23, 2007
Story refers to a letter penned by 24 Case Western Reserve University students on the tennis team who asked the president to hire a new head tennis coach.

Higher Ed News

'Open the blinds'

Inside Higher Ed, May 30, 2007
The leaders of the Senate Finance Committee have urged the U.S. treasury secretary to change the federal tax form that many tax-exempt entities file each year, with the goal of ramping up scrutiny of the complex financial operations of private nonprofit colleges and hospitals.

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