Using electronic games to relieve post-surgical pain in teens, developing a new telescope system to search for extraterrestrial intelligence and many more research projects will be on display during Case Western Reserve University's Research ShowCASE 2009. The free, public event takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, April 16, in Veale Convocation Center.
Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder has invited Marc A. Stefanski, chairman and CEO of Third Federal Savings and Loan and TFS Financial Corporation, to campus for a question-and-answer session about the current housing crisis.
President, Deputy Provost to Receive Awards from Human Rights Campaign The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) will honor Case Western...
As today's economic concerns mount and digital media outlets proliferate, traditional media outlets—including magazines and newspapers—are struggling. Some are folding altogether, while others are going to digital-only formats to deliver news and information. With the journalism landscape encompassing new formats, many acclaimed writers and editors are creating or moving to these vehicles to maintain their current audience while finding new ones. Tina Brown, former editor The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Talk, and Tatler magazines, will share her observations with the campus community on April 1.
Idealist.org's national slate of Nonprofit Career Fairs will have a first visit to Cleveland at Case Western University's Thwing Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wednesday, April 8.
Web Content Developer EarnsCommunity Outreach Grant When the Center for Community Partnerships invited Case Western Reserve University departments and...
Three Cups of Tea, this year's Common Reading selection for new students, chronicles how mountain climber Greg Mortenson has changed the lives of 28,000 school children (of which 18,000 are girls) in his quest to bring education to Pakistan's and Afghanistan's rural villages. He has established more than 78 schools and vocational centers in areas strife with political discord. The campus community will have the opportunity to hear his first-hand account when he delivers the keynote address for Convocation at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, August 26, in Severance Hall.
Does your child need braces? The Department of Orthodontics at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine is recruiting 100 patients between the ages of 10 and 16 who qualify to participate as patients in the dental school's discounted braces program.
As advances in scientific and health research dominate news headlines, Mary Woolley, president of Research!America, will deliver the keynote address for Case Western Reserve University's Research ShowCASE 2009 on Thursday, April 16, at Veale Convocation Center.
In a letter to the campus community Tuesday, Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder and Provost W. A. "Bud" Baeslack III expressed their appreciation for the talent and commitment of the university's faculty and staff. They said that, given previous year's budget constraints, they felt it important to include funding for raises for both groups in the 2009-2010 academic year. At the same time, the university announced senior administrators—including the president, provost, deans, vice presidents and officers of the university—will forgo raises in 2009-2010.
JumpStart Inc., the Northeast Ohio venture development organization that accelerates the progress of high growth early-stage businesses, and Case Technology Ventures, a pre-seed stage venture capital and technology validation fund at Case Western Reserve University, recently announced an investment commitment of $375,000 in Neuros Medical Inc., a Cleveland company commercializing neurostimulation technology developed at Case Western Reserve University.
Case Western Reserve University undergraduates are encouraged to present their research during the annual Intersections: SOURCE Undergraduate Symposium and Poster Session.
The month of March is designated as Women's History Month, and a Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences student is devoting several months to working for the betterment of women worldwide.
With the long-anticipated international war crimes trial of Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic in The Hague and the first Khmer Rouge Genocide Trial in Phnom Penh both set to begin later this month, Case Western Reserve University School of Law's Frederick K. Cox International Law Center and the Greater Cleveland International Lawyers Group have assembled a panel of leading experts and insiders to preview these historic trials. The panelists will examine the challenges of ensuring a fair and effective trial in light of lessons from other "trials of the century."
For the second week in a row, Case Western Reserve University earned first place among University Athletic Association schools participating in RecycleMania's Waste Minimization category.
The Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has been awarded an unrestricted grant along with three individual awards that could total up to $1 million by the Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) Foundation. These are the most grants awarded in a single year to the Case Western Reserve visual sciences program since 1997. In that time, the program has received $2,712,500 from RPB, one of the world's leading voluntary organizations supporting eye research.
Have survivors of Hurricane Katrina been forgotten? Not by 20 students from Case Western Reserve University. They plan to pick up hammers and nails over spring break when they return to New Orleans to continue efforts to rebuild the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Two departments at Case Western Reserve University recently purchased four new vehicles that travel up to a maximum speed of 25 miles per hour. Although these vehicles would not win any races, the fact that they send out zero emissions means they'll take the university an infinite number of miles on the road to reducing its carbon footprint.
Case Western Reserve University staff are invited to attend an informational session this week to learn more about a new policy that is part of a growing package of family-friendly benefits.
Screen Actors Guild President and theater alumnus Alan Rosenberg (ADL '72) is returning to Case Western Reserve University. The actor, whose screen credits include L.A. Law, Cybill and The Guardian, will appear on campus at noon on Thursday, March 5, for a free public talk.
As a Case Western Reserve University alumnus, 16th U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher will return to his alma mater to inspire a new class of graduates when he delivers the 2009 commencement speech at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, May 17, in Veale Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center on the Case Western Reserve campus.