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Case Daily - July 31, 2007

It was more than fireworks on a Fourth of July trip to the Silicon Valley for 10 Case Western Reserve University graduate students in the Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program (STEP)in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Case Daily - July 30, 2007

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation recently awarded two grants to Case Western Reserve University for Operations Research on AIDS Care and Treatment in Africa. Among 10 awards made, the foundation awarded two to Ajay K. Sethi, assistant professor and Christopher C. Whalen, professor, both in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics in the School of Medicine. Each project tackles important problems regarding two sister epidemics in Uganda: HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis (TB).

Case Daily - July 27, 2007

Blessing Igboeli, a third-year medical student at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has been selected to represent the United States as a Fulbright student grantee in Nigeria through the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.

Case Daily - July 26, 2007

Squeaky floorboards, creaking rusty hinges of a door and the hair-raising sense of an alien presence in a dark house set the tone for today's spooky movies.

Case Daily - July 25, 2007

The Aspen Center for Physics was the site of a three-week session organized in part by Idit Zehavi, Case Western Reserve University assistant professor of astronomy.

Case Daily - July 24, 2007

Mohammad Rasool and Paul Michel have more things in common than most longtime couples. Best friends and high school seniors, they play soccer, have earned high marks on the Scholastic Aptitude Test, are National Honor Society members and belong to the math, English, Spanish and science honor societies at their respective schools. They also share a predilection for history, so much so that their studies and collaborative efforts led each to receive this year's David Van Tassel Founders Award presented by Case Western Reserve University at National History Day's national competition in College Park, Md.

Case Daily - July 23, 2007

The Visual Sciences Research Center (VSRC) of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the Research Institute of University Hospitals Case Medical Center has been awarded a $3.2 million renewal over five years of their Core Grant from the National Eye Institute, one of the government's National Institutes of Health.

Case Daily - July 20, 2007

Larry Boyd, a recent graduate of Cleveland's East Technical High School, has been named the first recipient of the Louis Stokes Congressional Black Caucus Scholarship at Case Western Reserve University. Boyd will enroll at the university this fall.

Case Daily - July 19, 2007

Case Western Reserve University's Village at 115 continues to draw accolades. And not just from the undergraduate students who live in the two-year-old residential housing complex on the northeast end of campus. The Society for College and University Planning has awarded the university and its architect and design planner, Goody Clancy of Boston, its 2007 Honor Award for Excellence in Planning for a District or Campus Component.

Case Daily - July 18, 2007

Randall C. Deike, associate vice president for enrollment management and executive director for undergraduate admissions at Pennsylvania State University, will become the vice president for enrollment at Case Western Reserve University, effective September 1, 2007.

Case Daily - July 17, 2007

The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center recently received a $25.5 million award and an "outstanding" rating, the only center to be given an increase in funding by the National Cancer Institute.

Case Daily - July 16, 2007

Case Western Reserve University is contributing both talent and research to this year's Ingenuity Festival of Art and Technology, taking place July 19-22 in downtown Cleveland. James Levin, the festival's cofounder and a 1979 graduate of the Case School of Law, said that the university's involvement with the festival is a natural fit.

Case Daily - July 13, 2007

Darhl Foreman, Kenneth Kutina and Ana Locci share a common love for a Case Western Reserve University treasure: the University Farm.

Case Daily - July 12, 2007

David Alexander Bowers, professor emeritus in the banking and finance department at Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management--well known for his annual economic forecast--died of a heart attack on July 9. He was 73.

Case Daily - July 11, 2007

Case Western Reserve University's 2007 Annual Fall Convocation + Investiture Ceremony for new president Barbara R. Snyder will be held at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 29 in Severance Hall. A reception will follow immediately on Freiberger Field.

Case Daily - July 10, 2007

Behavioral health staff members who need to take a smoke break might have some relief from their tobacco habits as they start tobacco cessation programs along with their mental health and substance abuse clients.

Case Daily - July 09, 2007

After filling out all the orientation paperwork for the advanced graduate program in orthodontics, five new orthodontic residents face some tough "push-ups" in boot camp at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine.

Case Daily - July 06, 2007

Case Western Reserve University alumnus and trustee David Hunt has received the Case Alumni Association's Gold Medal award. The CAA chose to honor Hunt for his work as a mediator between the leadership of the association and the university.

Case Daily - July 05, 2007

A $17.6 million clinical trials contract was recently awarded by the National Institutes of Health to Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Robert L. Findling, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and director of child and adolescent psychiatry at University Hospitals Case Medical Center.

Case Daily - July 03, 2007

Tom White is shooting for a role in a Broadway hit. He plans to reach that goal with the apprenticeship training he will begin this fall through the Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Play House M.F.A. Acting Program, a three-year immersion in theater and acting.

Case Daily - July 02, 2007

Today begins my first day in office as your president. I want to offer my sincere gratitude to all of you for your support, kind thoughts and generous welcome to campus.