Mehmet Koyuturk Earns Glennan Fellowship
The academic fields and disciplines of the 2009-10 Glennan Fellows vary as widely as the projects in which they are engaged.
Glennan Fellowships are administered by the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE) and designed to reward excellence in faculty and to nurture their growth as teachers and scholars. Each Glennan Fellow has been awarded $6,500 to be used toward their projects.
Case Daily will feature each of the awardees. Today, learn more about Mehmet Koyuturk's project.
Inaugural CAPS Class Awarded
Certificate of Achievement in Financial Management
The inaugural group of employees to attain the Case Western Reserve University Administrative Professional Series (CAPS) program Certificate of Achievement in Financial Management were recently recognized.
"You represent accomplishment, great performance and promotability. We honor your leadership and thank you for your great efforts," John Sideras, senior vice president and chief financial officer, told the awardees.
Read more for the names of the participants and additional information about the CAPS program.
One day left: Case Western Reserve is completing its university wide e-mail transition from mail.case.edu (iPlanet) to webmail.case.edu (Google mail). All @case.edu accounts need to be moved before Jan. 31. Go online for details and documentation about how to make the transition. Call the ITS Help Desk at 368-HELP (4357) with questions or for additional assistance.
The School of Law student community is holding a "Hearts for Haiti" fundraising drive now through Friday, Feb. 12. Campus community members who make a pledge will have paper hearts with their names on display at the law school. Proceeds will benefit the American Red Cross. Contact Zainab Alwan for details.
The payroll department is no longer accepting direct deposit authorization from bank branches. The authorization now needs to come directly from the employee or student. Contact the payroll department at 368-4290 with questions.
For Faculty and Staff
The deadline for submitting spring 2010 semester tuition waiver applications is Friday, Feb. 26. A completed waiver application is required to receive Case Western Reserve tuition benefits available to employees, as well as employees' spouses/equivalents and dependents. Application forms are available online and in the Benefits Administration Office, Crawford Hall, Room 224. Completed applications can be submitted in person (Crawford Hall, Room 224), by campus mail (Benefits Administration, LOC 7047) or by e-mail (email@example.com). Contact Benefits Administration at 368-6781 with questions.
Applications for the Mortar Board Honor Society are due Tuesday, Feb. 2. Selected members will be notified in mid-February.
Join the Academic Integrity Board today through Feb. 5 for Integrity Week. The theme is "Integrity in the Face of Competition." This year's keynote speaker will be David Callahan, author of "The Cheating Culture: Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead" and "The Moral Center: How Progressives Can Unite America Around Our Shared Values." Go online for a complete schedule of events.
The Sears-Swetland Externship at the Cleveland Botanical Garden is an undergraduate externship involving developing a project that links research and policy to environmental education for children and youths. The selected student will have an opportunity to work closely with supervisors from the Schubert Center for Child Studies, the Cleveland Botanical Garden and Case Western Reserve's Institute for Sustainability. Application deadline is Monday, Feb. 1. Learn more.
The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women will present its annual Black History Month luncheon and performance by Women in History. This year's performance will feature a dramatic re-creation of Eliza Bryant, a local humanitarian and the namesake of the Eliza Bryant Village, featuring actress Sherrie Tolliver. Free lunch. RSVP by February 5 to Stephanie Ohtola or call 368-0985.
The Musicology Colloquia series provides a weekly forum for presentation and discussion of recent research by distinguished visitors Case Western Reserve faculty and graduate students in musicology and performance practice. Musicology colloquia take place at 4 p.m. on Fridays, usually in Harkness Chapel classroom.
The Confused Greenies will host its Second Annual Masquerade Dance beginning at 7 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 6, in the Thwing Center ballroom. The dance is in conjunction with La Dolce Vita's Carnevale Night. Additional entertainment, contests, mask-making and dancing will fill the rest of the festive evening. Any student organizations, individuals or others in the campus community who wish to perform as part of the party's entertainment should send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
A paper co-authored by Saheli Sarkar, a biomedical engineering doctoral student, and Harihara Baskaran, associate professor of chemical engineering and assistant professor of biomedical engineering, was recognized as a 2009 Outstanding Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Paper at the Biomedical Engineering Society's Annual Meeting. The paper is entitled "Insights Into the Roles of Non-Muscle Myosin IIA in Human Keratinocyte Migration." Baskaran was Sarkar's faculty adviser.