For the second year, Case Western Reserve University has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
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.
The Reinberger Foundation and Case Western Reserve University share a common mission to improve lives through education, arts and community development.
Nicola Lacetera, assistant professor of economics at the university's Weatherhead School of Management, notes that about 38 percent of Americans are eligible to donate blood and only about 8 percent do. Many of those who donate a first time don't donate again, and there are some population segments which very rarely give blood. Lacetera's research team is planning extensive data analysis involving over 14,000 blood drives in northern Ohio to assess whether the provision of incentives boosts donations.
Following the Board of Trustees meeting this weekend, Chairman Charles "Bud" Koch announced more than $6 million in new leadership gifts from five trustees. While individual donors have chosen to remain anonymous, the impact of their collective philanthropy on student, faculty and programmatic support will be evident on campus for generations to come.
Case Western Reserve University is positioning itself as a leader in the field of health information technology (HIT). The university recently collaborated with several regional hospitals, community colleges and other partners to apply for millions of dollars in grants that could set an example for how HIT-related education and infrastructure is established in Northeast Ohio and around the country.
Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" and correspondent for "60 Minutes," will be front and center on Sunday, May 16, to deliver the keynote Commencement Convocation address to approximately 1,750 graduates in Case Western Reserve University's Class of 2010.
Ardiem Medical Inc. has obtained a non-exclusive license to make and sell neuromodulation devices based on intellectual property developed at Case Western Reserve University's Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) Center in Cleveland.
Case Western Reserve University researchers who made a new material called aerogel believe it will effectively clean up spills of all kinds of oils and solvents on factory floors and roadways, rivers and oceans.
Reporting in Nature Cell Biology, researchers describe the discovery of a specific protein called disabled-2 (Dab2) that switches on the process that releases cancer cells from the original tumor and allows the cells to spread and develop into new tumors in other parts of the body.
East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton stood at the front of the bus as it pulled away from Case Western Reserve University's campus. He began an inspiring tour for a busload of leaders from across Cleveland, sharing the city's assets, as well as his hopes and plans for economic, physical, and community revitalization. The event was sponsored by CWRU's Social Justice Alliance and Institute, a newly launched university-wide strategic initiative, whose debut collaborative project focuses on East Cleveland.
In Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It, this year's selection for the Common Reading Program, environmental journalist Elizabeth Royte explores the staggering popularity of bottled water, the multi-billion-dollar industry that supports it and the building backlash against it.
A recently published study from Case Western Reserve University's Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences found 245 older married women who survived cancer had more health problems compared to 245 married women without cancer.
The Temporary and Back-up Child Care Program—along with the Child Care Support During Travel Program—are two pilot projects that emerged from the work of the President's Committee on Child Care Options. The programs are up and running.
Campus Community Encouraged to Complete Community Service Survey Are you a volunteer? Whether it's tutoring a child in math,...
Case Western Reserve University has received a $250,000 challenge grant from Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. through The Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology (COSAT), and its affiliates. The university will utilize this research grant to support science, medicine and engineering projects to improve human health.
The university's 2008-09 annual report celebrates how Case Western Reserve University thinks beyond the possible. The interactive, web-based report features a collection of videos and slideshows that showcase the university's diverse innovations and achievements. From creating futuristic materials to identifying new neurological pathways to promoting sustainable business practices, our faculty, students, staff and alumni have inspiring stories to tell.
Treu-Mart Fellows Give Back to Community Editor's note: The Treu-Mart Youth Development Fellowship provides support and professional development for...
Basketball is among topics Henry Petroski tackles from an engineer's perspective on the design of products and ideas. Petroski will address these issues during his free public talk, "Engineering and Civilization: Bridges, Infrastructure and Sources of Success and Failure," on Wednesday, March 24, at 5:30 p.m. in Severance Hall.
Case Western Reserve University and Western Reserve Historical Society have joined forces to collaborate on a number of library and archival projects to build and enrich the offerings at the two institutions.