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Case Daily - January 31, 2008

The University Plan Steering Committee has scheduled three open forums in February so that faculty, staff, students and alumni can offer comments and questions about the emerging goals and priorities.

Case Daily - January 30, 2008

The Case Western Reserve University community is encouraged to Go Red this Friday, February 1. By wearing a favorite red sweater, blouse, tie, socks or accessories, campus members can show support for a campaign that raises awareness about the number one killer of women in America: heart disease.

Case Daily - January 29, 2008

Beginning February 1, students, faculty and staff at Case Western Reserve will be participating in the nation's first trial of "2D codes" -- commonly referred to as "QR Codes" -- by bringing the cell phone technology to campus.

Case Daily - January 28, 2008

In a letter to the campus community, President Barbara R. Snyder announces that Interim Provost Jerold Goldberg plans to return full-time to the School of Dental Medicine this summer. A national search to fill the position of provost will begin soon.

Case Daily - January 25, 2008

Norman C. Tien, dean and Nord Professor of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, was one of two Asian American educators in the United States selected to receive the second annual Chang-Lin Tien Education Leadership Award, presented by the Asian Pacific Fund.

Case Daily - January 24, 2008

Case Western Reserve University will launch the first phases of its new Student Information System in February as part of student registration for the fall 2008 semester.

Case Daily - January 23, 2008

Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine has partnered with Jiao Tong University to sponsor AmeriChin, the first private orthodontic clinic in China's major business hub in Shanghai -- and home to international corporations with employees and families from around the world.

Case Daily - January 22, 2008

The Case Western Reserve University chapter of Engineers Without Borders recently spent nine days in Cruce de Blanco, a village of about 600 in the rural mountains of the Dominican Republic, where the students will construct a new water system.

Case Daily - January 18, 2008

In the January 18 issue of Molecular Cell, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researcher Kristian E. Baker challenges molecular biology's established body of evidence and widely-accepted model for nonsense-mediated messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) decay.

Case Daily - January 17, 2008

Fifty years after the landmark integration of Little Rock's Central High School, Ernest Green, one of the "Little Rock Nine," will share his personal experiences as a trailblazer of the civil rights movement. He will be the keynote speaker for Case Western Reserve University's 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation. The free, public event begins at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 18, in Amasa Stone Chapel.

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Fifty years after the landmark integration of Little Rock's Central High School, Ernest Green, one of the "Little Rock Nine," will share his personal experiences as a trailblazer of the civil rights movement. He will be the keynote speaker for Case Western Reserve University's 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation. The free, public event begins at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 18, in Amasa Stone Chapel.

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Fifty years after the landmark integration of Little Rock's Central High School, Ernest Green, one of the "Little Rock Nine," will share his personal experiences as a trailblazer of the civil rights movement. He will be the keynote speaker for Case Western Reserve University's 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation. The free, public event begins at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 18, in Amasa Stone Chapel.

Case Daily - January 16, 2008

With Fresh Fork Market, student-athlete Robert Gavlak and several of his classmates have started a Web-based program to create an efficient localized distribution system for fresh produce.

Case Daily - January 15, 2008

Blake Rosacker, a second-year Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine student, went on a 10-day volunteer mission with the Himalayan Dental Relief Project to Guatemala.

Case Daily - January 14, 2008

President Barbara R. Snyder welcomes the campus community back for spring semester; Interim Provost Jerold Goldberg provides an update on the strategic planning initiative.

Case Daily - January 11, 2008

Biophysicist Roberto Fernandez Galan, who will join the department of neurosciences at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine as assistant professor this month, has been named a scholar in the Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation Scholars Program in the Basic Sciences.

Case Daily - January 10, 2008

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Case Daily - January 09, 2008

Case Western Reserve University professor of neurology Peter Whitehouse challenges conventional wisdom and assumptions of brain aging in his new book, The Myth of Alzheimer's: What You Aren't Being Told About Today's Most Dreaded Disease.

Case Daily - January 08, 2008

Fifty years after the landmark integration of Little Rock's Central High School, Ernest Green, one of the "Little Rock Nine," will share his personal experiences as one of the trailblazers of the civil rights movement. He will be the keynote speaker for Case Western Reserve University's Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation. The free, public event begins at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, January 18, in Amasa Stone Chapel, 10940 Euclid Ave.

Case Daily - January 07, 2008

Chunyan Brian Bai, an assistant professor in genetics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, was recently awarded the New Scholar Award in Aging.

Case Daily - January 04, 2008

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Case Western Reserve University has unveiled a new method for developing mechanically reinforced polymer nanocomposites, earning the cover of Nature Nanotechnology, one of the world's most prestigious scholarly journals covering research in nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Case Daily - January 03, 2008

Most Americans learned of former Liberian President Charles Taylor in last year's blockbuster movie Blood Diamond, starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Now, as Taylor's trial for crimes against humanity is set to resume on the small screen, Case Western Reserve University School of Law student Brianne Draffin will have a front row seat.

Case Daily - January 02, 2008

The University Plan Steering Committee has posted on the Provost's Office Web site a preliminary summary of responses to the Web-based survey conducted between November 20 and 30. The Steering Committee is using this input and other information to prepare draft responses to the fundamental questions being addressed at this stage of the planning process.