When the group of employees now celebrating 35 years arrived at Case Western Reserve, the campus landscape was awash in the pop culture that defined the mid-1970s. Students were probably heading to the local theater to catch a screening of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, watching a new television show named Saturday Night Live or humming Olivia Newton-John's I Honestly Love You, awarded the 1975 Grammy for "Record of the Year."
The employees marking 35 years of service are:
Dozen of employees at Case Western Reserve University were recently recognized for their long-term commitment to the university at the annual Staff Service Awards. Employees, marking 25- and 10-year milestones with the university, were acknowledged for their service during the celebration.
The employees marking 25 years of service are:
A University of Guelph professor has received a prestigious award for his contributions to advancing electrochemistry. Prof. Jacek Lipkowski, Department of Chemistry, was named the recipient of the 2010 E.B. Yeager Award this week. He will be honoured at a special symposium in the fall. The award, named for renowned electrochemist Ernest B. Yeager, is presented every two years to an outstanding North American researcher. A professor at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Yeager founded the Yeager Centre of Eletrochemical Sciences, one of the largest university research groups in the field. He died in 2002 of Parkinson's disease. The award is presented by the Electrochemical Society.
A new drug designed to boost sexual desire in women is controversial for some and eagerly awaited by others, but it's hit a potentially serious snag. The drug didn't boost women's desire any more than a placebo in two clinical trials. Sheryl Kingsberg, a clinical psychologist at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, comments.
According to Great Lakes Energy Development Taskforce officials, the BP oil spill could affect the waters of Lake Erie sooner, rather than later, in a positive way. Case Western Reserve University professor of material science Dave Matthiesen commented.
The recently announced Philips Healthcare Global Advanced Imaging Innovation Center could bolster Northeast Ohio's reputation as a hub for innovation in medical imaging technology. But it also could do a lot for the research and clinical radiology practices at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, where the center will be housed. The $38.4 million partnership of Philips, University Hospitals and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) 'supported by a $5 million Ohio Third Frontier grant' was announced a few weeks ago.
Ursuline College, long known for its nursing program, is taking that program to a higher level. The college announced that it is, beginning with the fall semester in September, instituting a nursing doctorate program. In Cleveland, there is only Case Western Reserve University offering a doctorate program.
Asking physicians important questions, and getting all the right answers, is vital to patients managing chronic ailments. Yet so often, patient-doctor communication is hindered by a lack of ease. Patients may feel uncomfortable if their doctor is a different age, gender or race than they are. Recognizing this predicament, the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, is leading an interdisciplinary research team in a 2-year, $1.3 million National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities study: Electronic Self-Management Resource Training to Reduce Health Disparities (e-SMART-HD).
Jennifer Wiseman is an astrophysicist and a Christian. Both of those elements will come into play in her new role with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, where she aims to civilize the sometimes-divisive discourse between the broader scientific and religious communities.