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Case Daily - June 29, 2007

Case Western Reserve University begins the official rollout of its new logo on Monday, July 2, with the new graphic to be featured on banners along Euclid Avenue and the university's main Web home page, along with basic image files and templates being made available to the university community for use.

Case Daily - June 28, 2007

Years of service and employee excellence took center stage during the recent annual Staff Service Awards Brunch. Case Western Reserve University employees with 10 and 25 years of service were acknowledged during the luncheon, which was held on June 15 in Thwing Center.

Case Daily - June 27, 2007

Twenty preschoolers and their parents will be recruited to participate in a pilot study run by researchers from the Case Western Reserve University psychology department to test an intervention strategy designed to teach children how to be better players.

Case Daily - June 26, 2007

A new study by the research-based Academic Analytics positions Case Western Reserve University as the highest-ranking large research university in Ohio, as measured by faculty scholarly productivity.

Case Daily - June 25, 2007

It was a night to remember last Friday at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel as the Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing celebrated the nursing profession and honored its dean, May L. Wykle, with the announcement that the school has completed its campaign to create a new endowed professorship in her name.

Case Daily - June 22, 2007

Team Case's DEXTER has met the criteria needed for a site visit that will test basic navigation and traffic as the next step toward competing in the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) Urban Challenge. The site visit took place today, June 22, at the Transportation Research Center in East Liberty, Ohio, about 45 miles northwest of Columbus.

Case Daily - June 20, 2007

"Nothing there," is what Case Western Reserve University physicists concluded about black holes after spending a year working on complex formulas to calculate the formation of new black holes. In nearly 13 printed pages with a host of calculations, the research may solve the information loss paradox that has perplexed physicists for the past 40 years.

Case Daily - June 19, 2007

A study led by Peter T. Hallowell and colleagues at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and University Hospitals Case Medical Center, shows complications after bariatric surgery appear similar between patients younger and older than age 60 and also between Medicare recipients and non-recipients.

Case Daily - June 18, 2007

Chandra Harward, a registered dental hygienist in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry in the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and clinic coordinator of the Irving and Jeanne Tapper Pediatric Dental Clinic at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, was given the Push Pin Award from Catholic Charities Head Start Program for her extraordinary efforts in organizing dental exams for the Head Start children between the ages of 3 and 5.

Case Daily - June 15, 2007

Mokolo, a Cleveland Metroparks Zoo gorilla, sits as quietly as a Rodin "Thinker." Elena Hoellein, a Case Western Reserve University biology graduate student, also appears as pensive, but is actually recording every move 19-year-old Mokolo and his companion, 22-year-old Bebac, make -- some behaviors so subtle that many zoo visitors miss them.

Case Daily - June 14, 2007

Upward Bound, the national program aimed toward motivating and preparing disadvantaged students for higher education, endured significant cutbacks in funding this year. Fortunately, the program affiliated with Case Western Reserve University survived budget cuts and received a little over $2 million, allowing it to continue operating for the next four years.

Case Daily - June 13, 2007

How to attract 18- to 24-year-olds to colleges and universities in Northeast Ohio, then provide them with meaningful employment upon graduation is an ongoing challenge for educators and business leaders alike.

Case Daily - June 12, 2007

The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is taking international social work courses on the road as it teams up for an India abroad experience with the Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Social Work, December 27 through January 11, and an El Salvador travel program from December 8-16 with International Partners in Mission.

Case Daily - June 11, 2007

A zoo isn't a zoo without an elephant. Neither is a circus a circus without its displays of the large exotic beast. Nor is Kurt Koenigsberger's English department office in Guilford House at Case Western Reserve University fully his own without representations of wild animals.

Case Daily - June 08, 2007

The Mandel brothers -- Jack, Joseph and Morton -- were honored as the first recipients of The Advocate for Social Justice and Leadership Development Award from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University.

Case - June 07, 2007

Case Western Reserve University professor and best-selling author Ted Gup has a new book about to come out from Doubleday, "Nation of Secrets: The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life." The book examines how secrecy has corrupted American institutions and affected the daily lives of American citizens.

Case Daily - June 06, 2007

Members of the Case Western Reserve University community have been responding positively to the announcement of the new university logo, which features a modernized version of the sun pictured in the historic crests of Western Reserve University and Case Institute of Technology.

Case Daily - June 05, 2007

The Case Western Reserve University Board of Trustees has honored distinguished alumnus and Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., with the university's highest honor -- the University Medal.

Case Daily - June 04, 2007

Case Western Reserve University's new logo -- as selected by the university community -- includes a modernized version of the university's traditional sun, Interim President Gregory L. Eastwood, M.D., announced today in his last general communication to campus as president.

Case Daily - June 01, 2007

In the new book, Why Good Things Happen to Good People, Stephen Post and journalist Jill Neimark weave the growing new science of love and giving with moving real-life stories to show how giving unlocks the doors to health, happiness and a longer life. The book went on sale nationwide this month.