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Case Daily - April 30, 2008

A new study co-authored by a Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine faculty member suggests that a predisposition to schizophrenia may be caused by just a few, rare genetic mutations, each contributing significantly to the disease.

Case Daily - April 29, 2008

Three undergraduate students at Case Western Reserve University, who have been actively involved in research along with their academic achievements, have been recognized by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.

Case Daily - April 28, 2008

The University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE) invites the campus community to learn about the research of and to celebrate the five faculty members who were selected as Glennan Fellows during the Annual Glennan Fellows Program, noon to 1:30 p.m., April 30 in the Herrick Room of the Allen Memorial Library.

Case Daily - April 25, 2008

The Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and the Rainbow Center for International Health continue to provide their expertise in pediatric medicine through a program that attracts top medical residents to Cleveland as well as sends them beyond American borders to participate in international pediatric residency programs.

Case Daily - April 24, 2008

Dogs listen to iPod music. Cats stare at computer animation. It's all part of students observing animals during Sara Waller's service learning philosophy class on animal behavior, consciousness and cognition at Case Western Reserve University.

Case Daily - April 23, 2008

Peter B. Lewis, chairman of Progressive Insurance Co. and one of the country's leading philanthropists, will be honored next month with Case Western Reserve University's first President's Award for Visionary Achievement. Lewis will accept the award from President Barbara R. Snyder at the university's commencement exercises on May 18 at the Veale Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center.

Case Daily - April 22, 2008

Case Western Reserve University, the city of Cleveland and Cleveland Clinic marked Earth Day 2008 with a joint commitment to corporate responsibility towards the environment, human rights, labor rights and anti-corruption. The three organizations became members of the United Nations Global Compact today at city hall with Case Western Reserve University President Barbara Snyder; Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson; and Oliver Henkel, chief external affairs officer from Cleveland Clinic, signing on to support and advance the 10 principles of the compact.

Case Daily - April 21, 2008

The track at Case Western Reserve University's Case Field has a new name. As of April 26, it will be the "Coach Bill Sudeck Track" after the university's legendary coach, mentor and friend.

Case Daily - April 18, 2008

According to an award-winning study on children with and without Medicaid, a Case Western Reserve University third-year dental student, Anita Bhavnani, found that Medicaid children have three times the unmet dental problems and treatment needs than other non-Medicaid children.

Case Daily - April 17, 2008

In a letter to the campus community, Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder shares how the campus has rallied together in support of the inaugural Relay For Life event.

Case Daily - April 16, 2008

Research ShowCASE, Case Western Reserve University's annual event highlighting ongoing research from the university and its collaborating partners, opens today.

Case Daily - April 15, 2008

Case Western Reserve University's Provost Search Committee, chaired by Hunter Peckham, the Donnell Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedics, will hold a series of open forums April 21-24 to hear from the campus community as members begin their work forming a position description and seeking nominations.

Case Daily - April 14, 2008

A team of researchers from Case Western Reserve University has found that gravitational radiation—widely expected to provide "smoking gun" proof for a theory of the early universe known as "inflation"—can be produced by another mechanism.

Case Daily - April 11, 2008

Gilles Klopman, the Charles F. Mabery Professor Emeritus of Research in Chemistry at Case Western Reserve University and president and CEO of Beachwood, Ohio-based MultiCASE, Inc., has made a seven-figure will commitment to the chemistry department in Case Western Reserve's College of Arts and Sciences.

Case Daily - April 10, 2008

The National Science Writers Association recently chose senior physics major Yvette Cendes as one of 10 undergraduates to participate in the American Association for the Advancement of Science's annual meeting in Boston.

Case Daily - April 09, 2008

The Case Western Reserve University community has offered financial assistance, along with dental kits and T-shirts, to the Shaw High School Marching Band as it prepares for the trip of a lifetime.

Case Daily - April 08, 2008

Francis S. Collins, a physician-geneticist and leader of the Human Genome Project, has been named recipient of the inaugural Inamori Ethics Prize from the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University.

Case Daily - April 07, 2008

Case Western Reserve University and its research partners have completed a first-ever study that bolsters findings of a national project confirming the viability of older corneas for transplant.

Case Daily - April 04, 2008

Hunter Peckham, Donnell Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedics, has agreed to chair the search committee for a new provost at Case Western Reserve University.

Case Daily - April 03, 2008

Victor Groza from the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University has been working to reform child welfare systems around the world.

Case Daily - April 02, 2008

On April 25, the Case Reserve Athletic Club will induct nine new members into the Hall of Fame, joining the 302 members that have previously been inducted since 1975.

Case Daily - April 01, 2008

For years, dentists have believed that there is a link between a person's gum and teeth wellness in comparison to overall health. A Research ShowCASE forum -- "Oral 'Fix'ation: Oral-Systemic Health"-- will explore this concept in-depth from 8:30 to 10 a.m., April 17.