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Case Daily - September 30, 2008

As the 2008 presidential campaign enters the final stretch, Ohio is one of a dozen difficult-to-predict battleground states, according to Alexander P. Lamis, associate professor of political science.

Case Daily - September 29, 2008

Rhonda Y. Williams, chair of the search committee for Case Western Reserve University's first Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity, and Equal Opportunity, reported this week that the search firm had received applications from more than 135 candidates. Witt-Kieffer consultants said this number represents the highest figure they have seen for a search of this nature.

Case Daily - September 26, 2008

Have you ever wondered where your milk, meat, vegetables and other food come from? Does it matter if food has to travel far to arrive at its destination? Bon Appetit Management Company thinks so. That's why the company--which provides food and dining services at Case Western Reserve University— is issuing its fourth annual "Eat Local Challenge" on Tuesday, September 30.

Case Daily - September 25, 2008

During Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder's first State of the University address in 2007, she talked a lot about potential. This year, she spoke of "real progress."

Case Daily - September 24, 2008

The 2008 Cleveland NanoMedicine Summit is the anchor event for NanoWeek in Cleveland, now in its fifth year. It is being co-hosted by Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and NorTech's Nano Network. This conference brings together scientists, clinicians, business professionals, investors and others to learn, discuss and interact under the umbrella of nanomedicine. This year's conference will be held over the course of two days on Thursday and Friday, September 25 and 26, at the Ritz Carlton in Cleveland.

Case Daily - September 23, 2008

Members of a special committee appointed by the Case Western Reserve University Faculty Senate have spent their summer studying the university's faculty grievance process.

Case Daily - September 22, 2008

A record number of staff, students and faculty gave back to the Cleveland community last Friday as part of Case Western Reserve University's sixth annual Case for Community Day.

Case Daily - September 19, 2008

Case Western Reserve Names First Postdoctoral Fellow in African American Studies A new postdoctoral fellowship in African American studies...

Case Daily - September 18, 2008

LaShanda Korley, assistant professor of macromolecular science and engineering at Case Western Reserve University, has received one of the first Broadening Participation Research Initiation Grants in Engineering (BRIGE) from the National Science Foundation.

Case Daily - September 17, 2008

Case Western Reserve University continues its yearlong series of events celebrating Charles Darwin's life, his work and the diverse ways in which evolutionary theory has impacted research with three high-profile events rounding out the month of September.

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Case Western Reserve University continues its yearlong series of events celebrating Charles Darwin's life, his work and the diverse ways in which evolutionary theory has impacted research with three high-profile events rounding out the month of September.

Case Daily - September 16, 2008

Janis J. Daly, associate professor of neurology at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Research Career Scientist and associate director of the Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center of Excellence in Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES), has been awarded funding as part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) $42.2 million program to fund 38 "exceptionally innovative research projects that could have an extraordinarily significant impact on many areas of science."

Case Daily - September 15, 2008

Hundreds of volunteers from the university plan to participate in this year's Case for Community Day Friday, September 19. However, this year marks a different kind of volunteer experience for some on campus: Several university departments, programs and athletic groups have volunteered to work on projects as a team.

Case Daily - September 12, 2008

A robot created by a Case Western Reserve University engineering professor and several high school students from Hathaway Brown and three other local high schools will "run" in the Susan G. Komen Foundation Race for the Cure on Saturday, September 13 at 9:15 a.m. at Malls B and C in downtown Cleveland.

Case Daily - September 11, 2008

Going the extra mile for AIDS during Case for Community Day has new meaning for a group of faculty members, students and staff from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. They will participate on Friday, September 19 and Saturday, September 20 in the North to South Ohio AIDS Charity Ride as part of their campus service.

Case Daily - September 10, 2008

Thanks to a recent gift from Elizabeth Michelle Hill, a 1997 joint bachelor's and master's political science graduate, five political science undergraduates explored potential public service careers during the summer.

Case Daily - September 09, 2008

Unlike Las Vegas, what happens at the North and South Poles doesn't stay at the Poles. How changes at the Poles directly affect the climate of Cleveland and the rest of the world is the subject of Polar-Palooza, a two-day multimedia celebration of the earth's frozen tips held at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History on September 12 at 7:30 p.m. and September 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Case Daily - September 08, 2008

In a letter to the campus community, President Barbara R. Snyder encourages faculty, staff, students, alumni and other supporters to spend the afternoon of Friday, Sept. 19 participating in Case for Community Day.

Case Daily - September 05, 2008

Famed physician-geneticist and acclaimed Language of God author Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., enlightened the Cleveland community yesterday on the rapid advances in genetic mapping and understanding and the ethical issues surrounding the advancement of the science during his lecture, "Promise and Perils of the Genomic Revolution."

Case Daily - September 04, 2008

Philip Dixon, a 1983 graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, has recently shown his appreciation to the school by making a deferred payment charitable gift annuity.

Case Daily - September 03, 2008

Case Western Reserve University's Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence will host Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., a physician-geneticist and former leader of the Human Genome Project—who also is the recipient of the inaugural Inamori Ethics Prize—beginning at 1 p.m., September 4 in Severance Hall. Collins will speak on the topic of "The Promise and Peril of the Genomic Revolution."

Case Daily - September 02, 2008

A corps of 100 volunteers from Case Western Reserve University are being sought to paint a mural as part of the university's annual service day, Case for Community Day.