Neuroscientist clinches prized Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award

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When Roberto Fernández Galán, assistant professor of neuroscience, proposed investigating how neuronal activity in brain circuits relate to autism, The Hartwell Foundation supported the idea. Galán recently received a 2013 Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research

Footlighters win, IMPROVment takes second place at Student Organization Spirit Day

Case Footlighters, Case Western Reserve’s musical theater group, took first place in the second Student Organization Spirit Day, held March 21. The spirit day encouraged campus organizations to take part in competitive, spirited activities—from three-legged

Nursing PhD candidate earns third place at Galen – Brien Holden Vision 2014 Competition

Shanina Knighton, a PhD candidate at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, received third place in the Peter Galen – Brien Holden Vision 2014 Competition. The Peter Galen – Brien Holden Vision competition is

Engineering’s Philip Feng awarded Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Grant

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Philip Feng, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, together with Tse Nga (Tina) Ng of the Palo Alto Research Center, received a Grainger Foundation Frontiers of Engineering Grant from the National Academy

Weatherhead School students take first in Cleveland business competition; advance to regionals

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First-year Weatherhead School of Management Master of Science in Management-Finance students Snow Chen, Nick Dayton, Adil Hader and Naiwen Zhang along with first-year MBA student Sergio De Ilzarbe placed first in the CFA Institute Research Challenge in Cleveland. The challenge provides

Engineering’s Eric Baer honored by Ohio-Region Section of the American Physical Society

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Eric Baer, Distinguished University Professor and the Herbert Henry Dow Professor of Science and Engineering, was recognized by the Ohio-Region Section of the American Physical Society with the William Fowler Award for distinguished research

Musicology PhD candidate wins national prize

Devin Burke, a PhD candidate in Case Western Reserve University’s musicology program, won the outstanding student paper award at the recent Society for Eighteenth Century Music/Haydn Society of North America, Sixth Biennial Conference. Burke earned

High school students graduate from CWRU Infectious Diseases Alliance’s peer educator program

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Case Western Reserve University’s Infectious Diseases Alliance graduated its second group of teen peer educators in February. ID Alliance peer educators participated in training, facilitated by Brynne Presser of the Division of Infectious Disease

ITS announces winners of mobile connectivity app contest

Information Technology Services (ITS) announced that Emeka Anyanwu, a School of Medicine student, placed first in the contest to build a mobile app for reporting wireless and mobile signal strength. The contest was sponsored

Three CWRU students place in Japanese speech contest

In early March, Case Western Reserve University Department of Modern Languages and Literatures lecturers Yoshiko Kishi, Aiko Ishii and Peggy Fitzgerald accompanied three student finalists to the 15th Annual Japan America Society of Central