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Case Daily - November 30, 2009

Hospice workers have watched patients emerge from comas and cling to life long enough to tell someone they love or forgive them. This phenomenon of taking care of unfinished business has been observed, but researchers from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and the College of Arts and Sciences will begin groundbreaking studies to understand what drives the dying to live long enough to resolve these issues.

Case Daily - November 25, 2009

Before families with young children buy a new home, many parents want to know the quality of the neighborhood public schools. For that reason, Mark Joseph, assistant professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, examines how public schools also have a role in revitalizing urban neighborhoods–especially neighborhoods where new mixed-income developments are being built.

Case Daily - November 24, 2009

Selection of Case Western Reserve University as one of Ohio's Centers of Excellence in advanced energy has positioned the Great Lakes Energy Institute for collaborative efforts as Ohio strives to become a leader in wind, solar, storage and fuel cell technologies.

Case Daily - November 23, 2009

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has received a Robert Wood Johnson grant to fund a Public Health Practice Based Research Network called The Ohio Research Association for Public Health Improvement. The grant, $90,000 over two years, was one of 7 practice-based research networks awarded this year, making the School of Medicine one of only 12 networks in the country.

Case Daily - November 20, 2009

Case Western Reserve biomed professor among panel of national translational medicine experts Erin Lavik, a faculty member in Case...

Case Daily - November 19, 2009

Students at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences provide some 225,000 hours of community service for approximately 350 community agencies. This service enabled the social work school to become eligible for increased work-study funding from the federal government.

Case Daily - November 18, 2009

A program at Case Western Reserve University to encourage career advancement of women and underrepresented minority men in sciences and engineering is expanding to five public institutions of higher education through a three-year, nearly $1 million National Science Foundation grant.

Case Daily - November 17, 2009

For the third straight November, the Case Western Reserve University football team will be playing in the NCAA Division III postseason.

Case Daily - November 16, 2009

The Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) adapts to the research and instructional needs of Case Western Reserve University by leveraging partnerships within research centers or interdisciplinary areas.

Case Daily - November 13, 2009

Case Western Reserve has welcomed Tianjin University President Gong Ke for the signing of an agreement encouraging exchange of students between the two institutions beginning in the summer semester of 2010.

Case Daily - November 12, 2009

If you want to understand how evolution has played a role in challenging the constitutionality of the separation of church and state, Mano Singham, director of the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education, provides a concise and chronological history in his new book, God vs. Darwin: the War between Evolution and Creationism in the Classroom.

Case Daily - November 11, 2009

People within the Cleveland community who want to participate in research studies can now connect online with researchers nationwide by joining ResearchMatch.org. ResearchMatch is a not-for-profit Web site that brings together researchers and people who are willing to learn more about research studies in a secure and convenient manner. Case Western Reserve University is one of the 51 institutions participating in this first national, disease-neutral, volunteer recruitment registry.

Case Daily - November 10, 2009

In honor of the men and women who've served the United States through military service, the Binary Walkway, which serves as the gateway to the Case Western Reserve University campus at Euclid Avenue and Adelbert Road, will be lined with flags and signs on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11.

Case Daily - November 09, 2009

Case Western Reserve University's Florence Harkness Professor of Religion Timothy Beal writes about what he calls the Bible's "greatest cultural hits" in his new book, Biblical Literacy: the Essential Bible Stories Everyone Needs to Know.

Case Daily - November 06, 2009

The nursing school is leading an interdisciplinary research team for the two-year, $1.3 million National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities study: "Electronic Self-Management Resource Training to Reduce Health Disparities" (e-SMART-HD).

Case Daily - November 05, 2009

Kozmic Blues: The Life and Music of Janis Joplin to Take Place Nov. 9-14 The Rock and Roll Hall...

Case Daily - November 04, 2009

The rugged terrain of Turkey's Taurus Mountains served as a site last summer for two Case Western Reserve University faculty members from the classics department to introduce four students to archaeological field work.

Case Daily - November 03, 2009

Amy Kuhn Feldstein, M.D. (FSM '28, MED '31) has made a $750,000 will commitment to the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Her bequest will create the Amy Kuhn Feldstein, M.D. Faculty Fellowship that will support research for the prevention and treatments of communicable disease, such as HIV/AIDS.

Case Daily - November 02, 2009

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has received a $14.7 million, nine-year contract from the National Institutes of Health to be one of five institutions to lead a trial to determine if lowering systolic blood pressure in hypertensive patients, without diabetes, to below the currently recommended level can reduce the incidence of cardiovascular and kidney disease and slow cognitive decline.