Presidential Trip Celebrates Alumni Achievement at Texas Instruments


Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder recently hosted a Dallas reception at Texas Instruments Inc. that included 14 Case Western Reserve alumni who are currently working at the corporation. The group represents a broad spectrum of alumni—from the Case School of Engineering to the College of Arts and Sciences—who hold an equally varied and prominent set of roles at one of the world's leading semiconductor companies.

Texas Instruments has a long history of attracting alumni seeking to make a mark in technology innovation. Read more.

Campus News


Campus Wednesday Barbecues on the Crawford deck between Crawford and Tomlinson halls return June 11 through July 19. This week, the menu will feature bourbon barbecue chicken and pork, and diners can enjoy their lunch while listening to the music of acoustic guitarist Joe Rohan. The campus community is invited to purchase the new "Five for $35" card, good for five admissions to the summer barbecues, with a savings of $4.75. Cards can be purchased at Pura Vida in Thwing Center, Tomlinson Marketplace, Access Services and at the first barbecue. The card includes the main meal, beverage of the day and dessert. Bottled water and sodas are extra. The card is redeemable at Tomlinson Hall in the event of rain. Card sales end June 11.

The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive on campus from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 18 in Nord Hall, Room 310. Donors can find additional information and make an appointment by going online. Enter sponsor code "CaseWestern."

For Faculty and Staff

The Weatherhead School of Management is hosting a luncheon for university employees from noon to 1 p.m., June 11 at the Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 103. Employees are invited to learn about programs that might meet learning and professional objectives and how to utilize the university's tuition benefits. The luncheon will feature information on Weatherhead degree programs. Staff will be available to answer questions. Register online.

For Students

Applications are being accepted for graduate student research grants, sponsored by the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities. Grants up to a maximum amount of $500 are available to graduate students in the humanities and related disciplines for research expenses not covered by departmental support. The deadline is October 24. For the application and guidelines, go online or call 368-8961.



Marjorie Greenfield, associate professor of reproductive biology, will sign copies of her new book, The Working Woman’s Pregnancy Book, beginning at 7 p.m., June 12 at Joseph-Beth Booksellers at Legacy Village. The book will be available for purchase during the event.

Refer to the Web event calendar for a list of events and activities on campus and in the community today and in the days ahead.

The views and opinions of those invited to speak on campus do not necessarily reflect the views of the university administration or any other segment of the university community.

June 10, 2008

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Case in the News

Hotel Indigo coming to the heart of downtown Cleveland

Hotel News Resource, June 8, 2008
A Hotel Indigo is coming to downtown Cleveland. Construction is expected to begin this fall. The hotel will be located in the Euclid Avenue Corridor, which connects downtown Cleveland to University Circle and its educational and cultural institutions, including Case Western Reserve University.

A call for charges against Sudan

BBC and WGBH, June 5, 2008
The World's Lisa Mullins spoke with Michael Scharf, professor of law and director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center at Case Western Reserve University, about the abuses in Darfur.

Postpartum mothers of twins have significant sleep restriction, depressive symptoms

Science Daily, June 9, 2008
Postpartum mothers of twins have significant sleep restriction and depressive symptoms, according to a research abstract that was presented yesterday at SLEEP 2008, the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies. The study was authored by Elizabeth Damato, assistant professor, Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

120 white coats

The John Hopkins University Gazette, June 6, 2008
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Class of 2011 recently held its White Coat Ceremony. The class read its Profession of Values, an ethical statement inspired by a concept from students at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Higher Ed News

Conference examines national purposes of American higher education

Chronicle of Higher Education News Blog, June 9, 2008
Policy analysts, college leaders and government officials recently gathered to discuss the national purposes of American higher education. The group reached a broad-based consensus on the key higher-education issues facing the United States this century, including improved job training, the fostering of lifelong learning and the institutions' engagement in their local communities.

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