The Joan C. Edwards Charitable Foundation Makes Multimillion-Dollar, Multi-Year Commitment to Case Western Reserve
Case Western Reserve University will be an essential partner in a new medical education pipeline created and supported by the Joan C. Edwards Charitable Foundation.
Announced at last evening's White Coat Ceremony at the Cleveland School of Science and Medicine at John Hay Campus (CSSM), the first phase of the Joan C. Edwards Charitable Foundation's Health Profession Pipeline Program is the creation of the Edwards Scholarship Endowment at Case Western Reserve. An initial investment of $10 million to $12 million over 10 years will establish an endowment for full-tuition scholarships for students to earn bachelor and medical degrees at Case Western Reserve. Read more.
Heavy snow and high winds are expected over the next several days; the campus community is advised to use caution when using walkways around campus. The Facilities Grounds Maintenance Crew will plow and salt walkways throughout the inclement weather. Campus members should report icy areas to the Customer Service Center for Facility Operations by phone at 368-2580.
The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences will host an information session from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Mandel School. The session will focus on the master's program, field education and financial aid. To register, contact the admissions office at 368-2280.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Contact Benefits Administration at 368-6781 with questions.
Summer Undergraduate Research in Energy Studies (SURES) applications are due Friday, March 5. Information and proposal submission guidelines are available online.
An interactive dialogue on affirmative action will take place at 4:30 p.m. today in Thwing Center's 1914 Lounge. Faculty, staff and students will have an opportunity to talk with each other and share perspectives on the topic. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by Share the Vision and the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity.
The next Friday Public Affairs discussion will be on the topic of "Is Deindustrialization Bad for America?" at 12:30 p.m., Feb. 26, at the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence. The speakers will be Susan Helper, AT&T Professor and chair, Department of Economics; David Clingingsmith, assistant professor of economics; and Joe White, chair, Department of Political Science.
The Black Greek Council and the Second Year Institute will host Karaoke for a Cause beginning at 8:30 tonight at the Jolly Scholar. The event is a fundraiser for Haiti earthquake relief efforts. Donations will be accepted. Contact Angela Smith for details.
East Coast Bon Appétit Fellow Carolina Fojo will discuss "The Story Behind the Food" from 1 to 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 26, at the Leutner Lower Level (L3). Free sustainable hors d'oeuvres will be served.
The next discussion in the Feds in the Area series will feature NASA History Officer Anne K. Power at noon, Friday, Feb. 26, at the Kelvin Smith Library. More details are available on the KSL News Blog.
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.
The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women was selected to participate in a 24-month training program through the Advocacy Learning Center. The project is supported through a grant awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. Two Center for Women staff members, Mitzi Vazquez-Long, assistant director, and Katie Hanna, women's health advocate, will participate in the program. The goal of the Advocacy Learning Center is to strengthen the core activities, skills and knowledge used so that advocacy becomes a more powerful force for change. The course presents a framework to define and structure the work of advocates.
As part of its Community Annual Fund Campaign, 22 faculty and staff from the Frances Payne Bolton School participated in the "Creative Cookies" baking contest. Pastry Chef Nick Berg from Bon Appétit judged the entries. The winners were Marla Evans, Best Drop Cookie; Shelli Snyder, Best Bar Cookie; and Kimberly Edwards, Best Pressed Cookie. Evans won the grand prize for her Potato Chip Cookies.