Recent Graduate Wants to Make Her Mark in Cleveland, Contribute to Region


Emily Fox has no plans to leave Cleveland now that she has graduated from Case Western Reserve University.

After three years, she left campus with the Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Social Administration, and a certificate in nonprofit management.

The recent social work graduate wants to be part of the solution to rebuild the city instead of leaving.

Read more.

Campus News

The university will be closed on Friday, July 3, to observe the Fourth of July holiday. Case Daily will resume publication on Monday, July 6.


The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences is hosting an information session from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, at the Mandel School. The community is invited to learn about a social work degree from one of the highest-ranked graduate social work programs in the nation. The session will focus on the master's program, field education, and financial aid. Contact the admissions office at 368-2280 to register.

NetWellness, a free consumer Web health site sponsored and operated by Case Western Reserve University, Ohio State University, and the University of Cincinnati, allows users to ask medical questions of experts from the universities.

For Faculty and Staff

Faculty members are invited to apply to become fall 2009 University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education Learning Fellows. The program promotes collaboration with teachers from across the university. The application deadline is July 6. Learn more.

For Students

This section will be updated occasionally during the summer. Refer to the "Campus News" section for general information.


IngenuityFest, Cleveland's annual showcase of arts and technology, will take place July 10-12 in downtown Cleveland. Boltz, coordinated by Case School of Engineering alumnus Ian Charnas, will feature the Tesla Orchestra transforming "lightning bolts" emitted from a tall aerial into musical sounds. Case Western Reserve faculty, staff, students and alumni can use the promo code CASE when calling to purchase tickets through Playhouse Square (216-241-6000) or at the gate any day of the festival to receive a 50 percent discount.

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.

July 2, 2009

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Case in the News

Medications' shelf life vs. expiration date: a NetWellness column

The Plain Dealer, July 1, 2009
Darrell Hulisz, associate professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, explains the difference between shelf life and the expiration date of medications.

Teenagers are building their own job engine

New York Times, June 27, 2009
Unemployment for 16- to 19-year-olds is at its highest rate since 1992. That is causing some teenagers to rethink their notion of work and to embrace entrepreneurship. Scott Shane, professor of entrepreneurial studies at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, comments.

Dead money and cap ballast, June 30, 2009
ESPN counts down the Summer of 2009's Top 15 Dead Money Players and Cap-Killing Contracts. The article references Jamaal Tinsley of the Indiana Pacers. When Tinsley received no counter to his buyout proposal, he proceeded with a grievance in which he will argue before arbitrator Calvin Sharpe. Sharpe is professor of law and director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Conflict and Dispute Resolution at Case Western Reserve University.

Betting blind on ACES

National Review Online, June 29, 2009
Jonathan Adler, professor law at Case Western Reserve University, writes a column about the American Clean Energy and Security Act.

Higher Ed News

New commission on graduate school formed

Diverse Issues in Higher Education, July 2, 2009
The Council of Graduate Schools and the Educational Testing Service have announced the formation of a Commission on the Future of Graduate Education in the United States.