Future Real Estate Developer Envisions Housing for Students

Paul Salamon. Photo by Susan Griffith

Capstone projects are always a great way for seniors to demonstrate what they have learned during their undergraduate years at Case Western Reserve University. Paul Salamon hopes his project might be even more significant than that.

He visualizes a lasting legacy – a real estate development adding vitality to Cleveland's University Circle area.

Under the direction of Jennifer Johnson, associate professor of marketing and policy studies at Weatherhead School of Management, Salamon produced a housing development plan for students at Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) and also for Weatherhead grad students or future lawyers at the School of Law. Read more.

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The 41st Annual Hessler Street Fair is from 11 a.m. to dusk Saturday, May 22, and Sunday, May 23. The event will feature food, music, arts and crafts. Started in the late 1960s, the Hessler Street Fair promotes and raises funds for this historic street and neighborhood tucked a few blocks away from University Circle's bustling Euclid Avenue.

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May 21, 2010

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In the News

A wish for more community in mixed-income units

New York Times, May 20, 2010
Ten years into the Chicago Housing Authority's "Plan for Transformation" – the landmark plan to replace thousands of apartments lost in the demolition of blighted high-rise projects with 10 mixed-income developments – the agency has struggled to meet one of its main goals: creating harmonious communities of lower-income residents and their more affluent neighbors. Robert Chaskin, a professor at the University of Chicago, and Mark L. Joseph, assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University's Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, based their study on interviews at three mixed-income developments.

Lobbyists swarm as casino bill debated

Cincinnati Enquirer, May 19, 2010
Lawmakers have issued two dueling versions of regulations for Ohio's future casinos. Now the wheeling and dealing begins as state lawmakers face a weighty deadline to pass a joint House-Senate bill: two weeks from Thursday. Jonathan Entin, a constitutional law expert at Case Western Reserve University, comments.

Climate bill leaves experts wanting

NationalJournal.com, May 19, 2010
Participants in NationalJournal.com's Energy & Environment Expert Blog this week are largely unsatisfied with the climate and energy bill unveiled recently by Sens. John Kerry and Joe Lieberman. But some experts, especially environmentalists, see the bill as a good foundation and a sign that a coalition is building. Jonathan Adler, director of the business law center at Case Western Reserve University, comments.

University Circle great place to spend a day

Mansfield News Journal, May 19, 2010
Whether you're visiting Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Art Museum, University Hospitals or Cleveland Clinic, a day easily can be filled by Cleveland's many attractions in and near University Circle.

Mark Kellogg sentenced in massive mortgage fraud case

WTAM.com, May 19, 2010
It'll be 14 years in prison and millions of dollars in restitution for Mark Kellogg in the nation's largest mortgage fraud case. Had this case gone to trial, expert witnesses from Cleveland State University and Case Western Reserve University would have testified that these homeowners suffered economic losses as a result of the lost value of their home.

West Geauga's Karen Kruzer sets her sights on research medicine while balancing love for painting, volunteering

The Plain Dealer, May 21, 2010
At West Geauga High School, senior Karen Kruzer stands out for her accomplishments and for her balance. She hasn't fully decided where she's going to college. But she said it's likely to be Case Western Reserve University, where she has been accepted into the pre-professional scholars program in medicine.

Higher Ed News

Marian the cybrarian

Chronicle of Higher Education, May 20, 2010
For all the concern expressed about the imminent demise of the college library, there may never have been a time when librarians seemed more vital, forward-thinking – even edgy – than they do now.