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Case Daily - December 24, 2008

Case Western Reserve University law professor Michael Scharf had just landed in Kampala after a 30-hour flight from Cleveland when the news of the joint military strike by Uganda, Southern Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo against the jungle bases of the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) was announced. He was beginning a 10-day mission to help the Ugandan government set up a war crimes tribunal for leading members of the LRA.

Case Daily - December 23, 2008

Vicki Moore-Holzhauer, a licensed practical nurse and appointment manager at Case Western Reserve University Health Services, needs to complete just two credit hours next semester to earn her bachelor's degree. It's a personal project that's been a couple decades in the making.

Case Daily - December 22, 2008

Five students in the Graduate Entry Doctor of Nursing Practice (GE DNP) Program at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University are helping teens in the Hough neighborhood as part of their service-learning project in public health sequence.

Case Daily - December 19, 2008

In just a few months, five leaders of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime will go on trial before the U.N.-established war crimes Tribunal in Cambodia. Case Western Reserve University School of Law's globe-trotting professor Michael Scharf and two of his students recently traveled to Phnom Penh to help the ECCC prepare for the historic "Killing Fields Trials."

Case Daily - December 18, 2008

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder were joined by several Northeast Ohio college presidents and regional education and business leaders yesterday to discuss issues surrounding "brain drain." Attendees also discussed ways to train college students and workers for 21st century jobs and strategies to create and retain good-paying jobs in Ohio.

Case Daily - December 17, 2008

President Barbara R. Snyder announced this week the appointment of Marilyn Sanders Mobley as Case Western Reserve University's first Vice President for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity. Mobley, currently provost at Bennett College for Women, emerged from an exhaustive search that drew more than 130 applicants for the new, Cabinet-level position.

Case Daily - December 16, 2008

Out of the gloom of the current world-wide financial crisis is an opportunity for business and management educators to prepare future business leaders through social responsibility and sustainable initiatives. Case Western Reserve University Professor David Cooperrider delivered this message at the recent United Nations' Global Forum for Responsible Management Education in New York City.

Case Daily - December 15, 2008

Robert Drago, lead researcher of a study on the work-life issues faced by female faculty members, noted that Case Western Reserve has some good policies in place to support women faculty members and is working toward additional options. However, many universities are not improving inclusion on campus.

Case Daily - December 12, 2008

Although Women in Leadership Week recently wrapped up at Case Western Reserve University, the eight women who were accepted into the new Women Staff Leadership Development Initiative (WSLDI) will spend the rest of the academic year gaining first-hand knowledge about becoming future leaders on campus.

Case Daily - December 11, 2008

Case Western Reserve University—which offers over 500 community outreach programs and has nearly 600 community partners—is being recognized with a 2008 Pillar Award for Community Service.

Case Daily - December 10, 2008

Kristina Walter wants the children who attend Buhrer at Kentucky School in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District to see their Latino heritage reflected in the arts. So Walter, an art education and Spanish double major, plans to use her Community Outreach Program Grant in a way that will help a group of students do just that.

Case Daily - December 09, 2008

Case Western Reserve University's recent financial success this week drew positive notice from Standard & Poor's. The independent provider of credit ratings has announced that it will maintain the university's AA- long-term rating, and revise its outlook from "negative" to "stable." The improved outlook should translate to lower borrowing costs for the institution going forward.

Case Daily - December 08, 2008

Leaders from local and state levels of government, academia and industry will share information during "Building an Advanced Energy Future for Offshore Wind: A Conversation Among Lake Erie Stakeholders." The daylong conference will be held Wednesday, December 10, at 8:30 a.m., at Case Western Reserve University's Thwing Center.

Case Daily - December 05, 2008

The academic fields and disciplines of the 2008-09 Glennan Fellows vary as widely as the projects they are engaged in. Today, learn more about Lisa Huisman Koops, assistant professor of music education, and her Music in Early Childhood course.

Case Daily - December 04, 2008

Preschool visitors between the ages of 4 and 6 to the Children's Museum of Cleveland will be invited to participate in a new study from the Department of Psychology at Case Western Reserve University to boost creativity and imagination in free play.

Case Daily - December 03, 2008

In conjunction with World AIDS Day 2008, NetWellness (www.netwellness.org), a highly regarded consumer health Web site, premieres a new HIV/AIDS Center. In this new section of the site, consumers will be able to find a comprehensive resource for HIV and AIDS that ranges from prevention and screening for those who are HIV negative, to treatment, tests and complications concerning those who are living with HIV and AIDS, with particular information for women and children who are HIV positive.

Case Daily - December 02, 2008

Case Western Reserve University law professor Michael Scharf, co-author of "Enemy of the State: The Trial and Execution of Saddam Hussein" will host a pair of book talks and signings in Cleveland area.

Case Daily - December 01, 2008

Uniting the scientist's left brain thinking with the artist's right brain creativity has resulted in a number of environmentally based art installations and projects in Biology 312, a course offered jointly by Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Art.