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Case Daily - October 30, 2009

Case Western Reserve University is in the Top 10 of "Saviors of Our Cities: A Survey of Best Neighbor College and University Civic Partnerships."

Case Daily - October 29, 2009

May L. Wykle, the Marvin E. and Ruth Durr Denekas Professor and dean of the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, and Lee Ponsky, assistant professor of urology at the School of Medicine, were presented with alumni awards during Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2009. In addition to the alumni award winners, a variety of events were held in celebration of Alumni Weekend and Homecoming. Watch a video.

Case Daily - October 28, 2009

Leutner Dining Commons Renovation Project to Result in More Open Space, FlexibilityIn partnership with Bon Appétit Management Company, Case...

Case Daily - October 27, 2009

The Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing (FPB) was recently awarded $3.7 million in six stimulus grants from various federal offices to fund innovative research and academic programs.

Case Daily - October 26, 2009

Case Western Reserve University has announced the appointment of Conor P. Delaney, M.D., Ph.D., as the inaugural occupant of the Jeffrey L. Ponsky, M.D., Professorship in Surgical Education and Director of the School of Medicine's new Center for Surgical Skills Training.

Case Daily - October 23, 2009

Next week, the Communications Committee, part of the university's Security Task Force, will test the university's layered emergency notification network, commonly referred to as CaseWARN.

Case Daily - October 22, 2009

Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine recently announced the establishment of the CWRU Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN), a collaborative research center to address common health issues faced in disadvantaged urban neighborhoods in and around Greater Cleveland.

Case Daily - October 21, 2009

More than 10 campus departments have special activities planned for the Sustainability "Teach-in" today and tomorrow. Interwoven into lessons is information about how individuals can contribute to protecting limited resources now and in the future.

Case Daily - October 20, 2009

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University's Department of Biomedical Engineering have been awarded more than $3.5 million in National Institutes of Health stimulus grants aimed at improving human health and economic development.

Case Daily - October 19, 2009

Hundreds of alumni will return to campus October 22-25 to enjoy the festive and scholarly events that make Alumni Weekend and Homecoming so memorable.

Case Daily - October 16, 2009

President Barbara R. Snyder today announced the launch of two pilot programs that emerged from the work of the President's Committee on Child Care Options during 2008-2009.

Case Daily - October 15, 2009

President Barbara R. Snyder announced today that Case Western Reserve University completed the 2009 fiscal year with an operating surplus of $1.34 million--a $1.2 million increase over the $127,000 surplus in fiscal year 2008.

Case Daily - October 14, 2009

Andrew Light, the author of Environmental Values and an internationally recognized expert on environmental policy and ethics, will give the keynote address for Humanities Week 2009, sponsored by the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities at Case Western Reserve University. His free, public talk begins at 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 22, in Amasa Stone Chapel. Because seating is limited, online registration is required.

Case Daily - October 13, 2009

Case Western Reserve University has received a $20.5 million gift from Donald Goodman, DDS (DEN '45) and Ruth Weber Goodman. The Donald J. and Ruth Weber Goodman Philanthropic Fund will reside at the University and the Cleveland Foundation. Income will be used to support education and research programs at the schools of medicine and dental medicine. The gift has been used to establish two professorships at the School of Medicine: The Dr. Donald and Ruth Goodman Professorship in Innovative Cancer Therapeutics, which is currently held by Mary J. Laughlin, MD; and The Dr. Donald and Ruth Goodman Professorship in Innovative Cardiovascular Research, which has not yet been appointed.

Case Daily - October 12, 2009

Industrial executive W. Nicholas "Nick" Howley and Hemant Kanakia, a technology venture capitalist and Case Western Reserve University alumnus, have joined Case Western Reserve's board as newly appointed trustees.

Case Daily - October 09, 2009

Case Western Reserve University, as of Friday, Oct. 9, has received 109 federal stimulus awards worth about $49 million for research addressing a wide array of public needs and aiming to enhance economic development and job creation in Northeast Ohio.

Case Daily - October 08, 2009

A series of stories focusing on how the Case Western Reserve University libraries support the research and scholarship endeavors of faculty, students and staff begins.

Case Daily - October 07, 2009

Mark your calendars to learn more about going green. Case Western Reserve University campus members are invited to GreenFest, Friday, Oct. 9, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., in Thwing Center.

Case Daily - October 06, 2009

Gerald Mahoney, director of the Center on Interventions for Children and Families at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, received a three-year, $780,000 grant from the National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development. In a randomized control study, he will evaluate the effectiveness of a new developmental intervention, called Responsive Teaching, for children with autism who are under 3 years of age.

Case Daily - October 05, 2009

A pair of Case Western Reserve University researchers mixed metals commonly used to grow nanotubes and found that the composition of the catalyst can control the chirality.

Case Daily - October 02, 2009

At today's State of the University address, Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R. Snyder highlighted just a few of the ways the campus community is thinking beyond the possible.

Case Daily - October 01, 2009

In 11 papers being published in the journal Science, Friday, Oct. 2, researchers--including several from Case Western Reserve--describe the oldest hominid skeleton discovered to date—a possible human ancestor in the midst of changing from climbing on all fours to walking upright.