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Case Daily - May 31, 2007

Students and faculty of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law have played a central role in the events leading to the international trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, which is set to start on June 4.

Case Daily - May 30, 2007

"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.

Case Daily - May 29, 2007

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

Case Daily - May 25, 2007

Most houses are places that families call home. The house at 11310 Juniper Drive on campus is no different. Soon, it will be home to thousands of Case Western Reserve University alumni.

Case Daily - May 24, 2007

Synopsys, a world leader in semiconductor design software recently announced that the Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University is the recipient of the Charles Babbage Grant sponsored by both Synopsys and Hewlett-Packard.

Case Daily - May 23, 2007

Known for its selection of rare and used books, the 61st Annual Case Western Reserve University Book Sale, sponsored by the Association for Continuing Education, will have something new this year. "Nation of Secrets: The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life", written by award-winning and best-selling author and journalist Ted Gup, will be available for purchase on opening day of the sale.

Case Daily - May 22, 2007

A catastrophic mudflow over 25 million years ago stopped a nine-inch armadillo in its tracks.

Case Daily - May 21, 2007

The war on tuberculosis (TB) has gotten a big boost. TB is a deadly disease with nine million new cases and 1.6 million deaths worldwide annually. Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine recently announced that the Tuberculosis Research Unit (TBRU) at the School of Medicine has received a $27 million contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, one of the National Institutes of Health, to continue its work in TB research.

Case Daily - May 18, 2007

Construction on the Cornell Road Bridge and Euclid Avenue, along with the running of the Cleveland Marathon, which passes through University Circle, will affect parking and traffic routes around campus on the morning of Case Western Reserve University's commencement, Sunday, May 20.

Case Daily - May 17, 2007

Jerold S. Goldberg, dean of Case Western Reserve University's School of Dental Medicine, has been named interim provost, the university's chief academic officer, Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., interim president, announced today. Goldberg assumes his new duties August 1 and will retain his position of dean of dental medicine.

Case Daily - May 16, 2007

Case Western Reserve University is seeking community input once more as it begins the final step in its visual identity design process.

Case Daily - May 15, 2007

Flora Stone Mather Alumnae Board Celebrates Women with $1 Million Challenge Grant

Case Daily - May 14, 2007

Nathan A. Berger, M.D., Hanna-Payne Professor of Experimental Medicine and director of Case Western Reserve University's Center for Science, Health and Society, is the 2007 recipient of the Frank and Dorothy Humel Hovorka Prize.

Case Daily - May 11, 2007

Daniel S. Akerib, chair and professor of the physics department, and Creg Jantz, assistant athletic director and director of sports information for the physical education and athletics department, will be presented with the annual award during the Commencement Convocation on Sunday, May 20 at the Veale Convocation, Recreation and Athletic Center.

Case Daily - May 10, 2007

One followed the example of his father and became a college professor. The other wanted to share his professional expertise with young people and left the corporate world to enter academia. Their decisions, coupled with their own skills and educational experiences -- plus their ability to encourage students to take control of their own learning -- led, in part, to their selection as recipients of the 2007 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Case Daily - May 09, 2007

Experience is the best teacher. The faculty members who received the 2007 John S. Diekhoff Award for graduate teaching at Case Western Reserve University are indicative of the adage, as they have been recognized many times for their effectiveness in the classroom and their ability to connect with and engage students.

Case Daily - May 08, 2007

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.

Case Daily - May 07, 2007

Case Western Reserve University has dedicated its Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence. The dedication of the new space today 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.

Case Daily - May 04, 2007

As the academic year comes to a close, Case Western Reserve University Police and Security Services asks that members of the university community keep safety in mind.

Case Daily - May 03, 2007

In its ongoing celebration of diversity as an act of everyday life on campus, Case Western Reserve University has launched a fund to create its first endowed chair to be named after an African American and has adopted a university-wide statement on diversity.

Case Daily - May 02, 2007

Today, the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago announced John L. Anderson as its next president, effective August 1. I am pleased to recognize an achievement of a member of our leadership team to this prestigious position, and I offer him my congratulations.

Case Daily - May 01, 2007

In a letter to Glenn Nicholls, vice president for student affairs at Case Western Reserve University, an alumnus working at Virginia Tech thanks the campus community for their outreach and the university for preparing him to take a leadership role in the wake of the recent tragedy. At the request of Nicholls, the alumnus agreed to allow Case Daily to share his letter with the campus.