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CWRU professor named Guggenheim Fellow

CWRU professor named Guggenheim Fellow

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

Michael Clune, a Case Western Reserve University professor in the department of English, was recently named a Guggenheim Fellow. The fellowships, according to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation website, are “intended for individuals who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for produc...

CWRU faculty involved in nuclear forensic research

CWRU faculty involved in nuclear forensic research

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2019


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So you’ve found some uranium—now what? This question was posed by Christine Duval, an assistant professor in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Her presentation on nuclear forensic research was the final in a series hosted by the Case Western Reserve University Science and ...

Breaking new ground

Breaking new ground

April 5, 2019


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Case Western Reserve University professor Darin Croft has a new exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH). The exhibit, titled “Mammal Mysteries of South America,'' highlights Croft’s work in the Quebrada Honda region in Bolivia. Several fossils found at the site were displayed at the exhibit,...

Professor explores link between lead poisoning, juvenile delinquency

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Faculty Insight, Inside the Circle, News, Outside the Circle, Research

Through Case Western Reserve University’s Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Professor Rob Fischer is working on an initiative to find a link between lead poisoning, usually resulting from paint containing lead, and juvenile delinquency.   Fischer is an associate professor at the Jac...

School of Medicine professor’s research leads to big money for startup

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


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March 13 was a happy day for Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’s Professor of Neuroscience Jerry Silver. After 30 years of research on “basic mechanisms that can robustly enhance nerve regeneration in animal models of spinal cord injury all the way to human patients,” Silver wa...

Truss-worthy civil engineering professor wins teaching award

Yvonne Pan, A&E Editor

March 1, 2019


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As an undergraduate student at Case Western Reserve University, Katie Wheaton tried to find a path for herself. Now as the professor of Civil Engineering 160, Surveying and Computer Graphics, Wheaton is often the first face to welcome civil engineering students into the department, following these bew...

CWRU faculty joins international research team on bipolar disorder

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2019


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Members of the Case Western Reserve University faculty are involved in an international research project focused on creating an inclusive database of research on bipolar disorder (BD) and looking closely at how it progresses during patients’ lifespans. BD is a mental health condition characterize...

Engineering dean endowed with $5 million pledge

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2019


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Case Western Reserve University recently received a $5 million pledge to endow the Charles H. Phipps Dean at the Case School of Engineering. The pledge came from alumnus Charles Phipps, a 1949 graduate of the Case Institute of Technology. The $5 million pledge to the Case School of Engineering is the t...

New director for the Office of Education Abroad

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


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Case Western Reserve University hired Angela Miller as its new director for the Office of Education Abroad. She started in the position on Jan. 2. Falling under the umbrella of the Center for International Affairs, which deals with the university’s global strategy, the Office of Education Abroa...

Long time [U]Tech employee Pete Babic passes away

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

This week, the Case Western Reserve University community mourned the passing of University Technology employee Pete Babic, who passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 24 at the age of 60. Babic, an applications developer in [U]Tech, had been a CWRU employee for over 30 years. Babic spearheaded the [U]Tech Software Cente...

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