"The Beauty of Damage" to be Shown
at Cleveland International Film Festival
The artistic talents of Christopher Pekoc from the art studio and education program in the College of Arts and Sciences hits the big screen during the 34th annual Cleveland International Film Festival, March 18-28, at Tower City Cinemas in downtown Cleveland.
Included among a group of short independent films, shown at 4:40 p.m. on Friday, March 19, and again at noon on Monday, March 22, will be "The Beauty of Damage: The World of Christopher Pekoc."
The 19-minute documentary is based on Case Western Reserve Art Historian Henry Adams' essay on Pekoc's work. Read more.
The Department of Ophthalmology is conducting a Daily Wear Contact Lens Research Study. The study is enrolling healthy contact lens candidates, especially of Asian ethnicity, to wear daily contact lenses. This is a one-year study, and candidates must live locally. All study visits and contact lenses will be provided. Call (216) 844-8552 for information.
The campus community is invited to enjoy some leisurely reading materials courtesy of the Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) collection of popular books, magazines and audio materials. The collection is part of the CPL@Case-KSL collaboration, an onsite set of materials from the Cleveland Public Library.
For Faculty and Staff
PeopleSoft Financial System upgrade information: The Financials system (FIN) will be unavailable beginning at 5 p.m., Thursday, March 11, through 8 a.m., Monday, March 15, to implement a system-wide upgrade. FIN is used to create and inquire about financial journals, payment requests and requisitions. Information sessions will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 9, in Strosacker Auditorium, and from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 10, in Strosacker Auditorium. In addition, hands-on training will be available on multiple dates. Go online for more details. Registration is not required.
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The next Science Café Cleveland, sponsored by the university's Sigma Xi chapter, will focus on the topic of "Canadian Imports: How Expanding Ice Sheets Influenced Ohio's Settlement, Economy and Recreation." The speaker will be John Szabo of the University of Akron. The talk begins at 7 p.m. tonight at the Great Lakes Brewing Company's Tasting Room, 2701 Carroll Ave.
The Masters of Science in Positive Organization Development and Change open house will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, at the George S. Dively Building. Harlow Cohen, faculty director, will speak at the event. Learn more.
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.
Dorothy Seymour Mills (FSM '50, GRS '53), has written a new book, "Chasing Baseball: Our Obsession with Its History, Numbers, People and Places." She has written about various topics related to baseball for 60 years.
Artist Eleanor Shankland recently died, shortly before her 95th birthday. She provided pen and ink sketches of important buildings on the Case Western Reserve campus. The sketches can be found on walls and note cards, as well as in many university publications. She was a co-founder of Art in the Circle, the former gallery that operated out of the lower level of Tomlinson Hall. She was a generous supporter of the university and an active participant in many campus events. She was married to the late Robert Shankland, professor of physics. A memorial service will take place at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 29, at Forest Hills Presbyterian Church in Cleveland Heights. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Ireland Cancer Center of University Hospitals, P.O. Box 74947, Cleveland, Ohio, 44101-4947.