CWRU, Cornell scientists secure prestigious Hartwell Award for collaborative research

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The Hartwell Foundation presented a 2014 Biomedical Research Collaboration Award to Jonathan Sears, MD, of Case Western Reserve University, and Randi Silver, PhD, of Cornell University, for their research to overcome blindness and chronic

Engineering PhD student takes top student presentation award

Janet Gbur, a fourth-year PhD student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, placed first in the Student Presentation Competition sponsored by the ASTM (formerly known as the American Society for Testing and

First-year student brings home bronze at collegiate figure skating competition

Clarine Long, a first-year premed student and a biochemistry and mathematics double major, won the bronze medal at the 2015 Bulldog Classic Collegiate Figure Skating Competition in Adrian, Mich., earlier this month. She competed on

Engineering Dean Jeffrey L. Duerk named IEEE fellow

CWRU Engineering Dean Jeffrey Duerk

Jeffrey L. Duerk, dean of the Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, has been named a 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) fellow for contributions to rapid magnetic resonance

School of Medicine Dean Davis, Assistant Professor Justin Lathia recognized at Ohio Cancer Research Associates event

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Pamela B. Davis, dean of the School of Medicine and senior vice president for medical affairs, was honored at the Ohio Cancer Research Associates’ (OCRA) Singular Sensations event this week. The dean also is

Engineering’s Timothy Peshek one of 10 in the world to receive funding through Google’s Little Box Challenge

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Timothy Peshek, research assistant professor of materials science and engineering who is part of the Solar Durability and Lifetime Extension Center, is one of just 10 researchers from around the world to receive funding

Engineering PhD student wins best student paper award at international event

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Jaesung Lee, a PhD candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) who is mentored by Assistant Professor Philip Feng, received a Best Paper Award at the American Vacuum Society’s (AVS)

IMPROVment recognized as Student Leadership Journey Council’s organization of the month

IMPROVment is the Student Leadership Journey Council’s student organization of the month. The improv comedy student group was founded in 2003 to “bring free and hilarious improv comedy to the Case Western Reserve community.” IMPROVment

Undergraduate student places second in national entrepreneurial competition

Undergraduate student Khalid Al-Dhubaib won second place at the national Global Student Entrepreneur Awards for his company, Triple Analytics. The event was held on Thursday, Nov. 20, in Chicago. The company aims to help health

Nursing PhD student wins local entrepreneurial pitch contest

Shanina Knighton, a PhD student in the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, placed first in Girl Power Pitch Night—an event geared toward college-aged, female entrepreneurs—on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Knighton’s project is a product aimed