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Case Daily - November 30, 2007

Treatment with ibuprofen is associated with a significantly slower rate of decline in lung function in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis, according to a new study from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Case Daily - November 29, 2007

Case Western Reserve University students in Christopher Cullis's biotechnology lab are testing wild, native plants from South Africa to determine if the legumes have the potential to become domesticated crops and help feed the hungry there

Case Daily - November 28, 2007

The first-ever Ohio Tobacco Key Indicators Report completed recently by the Ohio Tobacco Research and Evaluation Center (OTREC)--part of Case Western Reserve University's Center for Health Promotion Research in the School of Medicine--shows a steady decline in the prevalence of cigarette smoking among Ohio adults and youth.

Case Daily - November 27, 2007

University to host United Nations Global Compact Northeast Ohio Partnership Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit...

Case Daily - November 26, 2007

Best-selling author and psychologist Kay Redfield Jamison will explore "Creativity and Madness" in her talk as Case Western Reserve University's eminent speaker for its Fourth Annual Distinguished Lecture Series. The free public lecture program will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2008, in Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave.

Case Daily - November 21, 2007

Case Western Reserve University recently celebrated the dedication of Inner Circle, a sculpture by internationally recognized artist David Deming, president and CEO of the Cleveland Institute of Art. The circular abstract piece in stainless steel is the 35th artwork – and the third piece from an artist at the institute – commissioned for the John and Mildred Putnam Sculpture Collection on the university campus.

Case Daily - November 20, 2007

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University has been awarded a $2.2 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), an arm of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to advance a major part of the national nursing research agenda: chronic disease self-management.

Case Daily - November 19, 2007

Case Western Reserve University today launches a set of Web-based surveys to help further capture the ideas and insights of the university community regarding the future of the institution and its strategic plan.

Case Daily - November 16, 2007

The Case Western Reserve University board of trustees has appointed Charles D. Fowler to a four-year term on the board. Fowler is president and CEO of Chardon, Ohio-based Fairmount Minerals, Ltd.

Case Daily - November 15, 2007

A message from Interim Provost Jerold S. Goldberg to the Members of the University Community: We're less than a week away from the next opportunity for all members of the university community to participate in the process of developing a strategic plan for the institution.

Case Daily - November 14, 2007

Peter Thomas, assistant professor of mathematics, biology and cognitive science at Case Western Reserve University, is on a quest to find out how "cells make sense of the barrages of signaling molecules they encounter every day."

Case Daily - November 13, 2007

Anthropologist Janet McGrath and Charles Rwabukwali (GRS '93 and '97 anthropology), associate professor of sociology at the Makerere University in Kampala, are co-investigators on a new five-year, $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's Global Partnerships for Social Science Research on AIDS.

Case Daily - November 12, 2007

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters(D-Calif.), considered an outspoken advocate for women, children, people of color and the economically disadvantaged, will deliver the keynote address November 26 at Case Western Reserve University's annual public forum on public service.

Case Daily - November 09, 2007

In a letter to the campus community, President Barbara R. Snyder commends all of the university's student athletes for their outstanding performances.

Case Daily - November 08, 2007

Scientists at Case Western Reserve University's School of Medicine have published in the Journal of Inflammation a remarkable discovery with a natural product derived from the Amazon rainforest. The discovery's unique actions suggest a broad set of applications in various joint, skin and gastrointestinal diseases, including osteoarthritis and irritable bowel syndrome.

Case Daily - November 07, 2007

Case Western Reserve University's Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence is launching a monthly newsletter and ethics blog. The most current information on the new forums -- and the first details on the inaugural Inamori Prize ceremony -- is available online.

Case Daily - November 06, 2007

The quiet, light-filled elegance of the new $11 million home for the Mandel Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University symbolically reflects the nonprofit world's concepts of partnership and community. Established with a gift from the Mandel Foundation, the Mandel Center -- a national leader in nonprofit education -- officially opened its new residence during a dedication celebration on November 5.

Case Daily - November 05, 2007

Verna "Vee" Houck Motto has donated $1 million to the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine to help establish the Rocco L. Motto, M.D., Professorship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in memory of her husband, a School of Medicine alumnus.

Case Daily - November 02, 2007

Case Western Reserve University researchers have bred a line of "mighty mice" (PEPCK-Cmus mice) that have the capability of running five to six kilometers at a speed of 20 meters per minute on a treadmill for up to six hours before stopping.

Case Daily - November 01, 2007

Case Western Reserve University has declared Friday, November 2, as Blue and White Spirit Day, encouraging the campus community to wear blue and white to work and class in support of its undefeated Spartan football team.