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January 26, 2007

Screen gems

The Plain Dealer, January 26, 2007

Seeing Billy Wilder's films on the big screen is a rare thrill, and you'll have a chance Monday night at 7 when the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque presents a restored 35 mm print of Sunset Boulevard. As a bonus, movie historian and author Lou Giannetti will introduce the film and host a chat session afterwards. What keeps him jazzed about seeing a movie released 57 years ago? "It's still a great film. You look at it and realize how fresh it is," said Giannetti, a former professor of English and film at Case Western Reserve University and author of Understanding Movies. Read article.

Diagnosis: boomeritis: Sports injuries are tripping up middle-agers

The Plain Dealer, January 25, 2007

When 59-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger fell on the ski slopes last month, the snap of his breaking femur joined a sort of sad symphony. Same with the thud of 60-year-old President Bush falling face first off his mountain bike. "In their mind, they would like to be just as fit as they were when they were younger," said Julie Glodich, fitness supervisor at Case Western Reserve University's 1-2-1 Fitness Center. "Or be 'the hot grandma.' " Read article.

Drug-testing lab in Mogadore takes a chance; rewards follow

Akron Beacon Journal, January 26, 2007

Omega Laboratories—a six-year-old Mogadore, Ohio, business that tests hair for drug use—is enjoying its status as the sixth-fastest growing company in Northeast Ohio, as ranked by the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Read article.

The week

Crain's Cleveland Business, January 26, 2007

Opposite direction: Case Western Reserve University is forecasting a deficit for fiscal 2007 of $14 million, which is 33 percent larger than its previous projection of a $10.5 million deficit for the year ending next June 30.
Also mentioned in the weekly review is the decision by Solon, Ohio,-based Swagelok Co. to form a subsidiary to commercialize a technology it is developing with Case. Read article.

January 25, 2007

Department of Physiology and Biophysics ranked 2nd in the nation at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

dBusiness News Cleveland, January 25, 2007

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine's Department of Physiology and Biophysics has recently been ranked second in the nation of academic medical centers offering doctoral programs by the Chronicle of Higher Education. "I am very proud that the Department of Physiology and Biophysics has scored so well in this ranking, which is driven largely by objective measures rather than subjective reputation score," said Pamela Davis, interim dean. Read article.

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