Staff members honored with service, volunteer awards

CWRU sign in front of Allen Memorial Medical Library

To recognize their exemplary commitment to Case Western Reserve University, three staff members—Christopher Bond, Shannon Swiatkowski and Tracy J. Wilson-Holden—received this year’s President’s Award for Distinguished Service, and Kathleen Dowdell received the Robin Kramer Staff

Biomedical Engineering’s Hunter Peckham receives 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from American Spinal Injury Association

P. Hunter Peckham

P. Hunter Peckham, the Donnell Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedics at Case Western Reserve University, was recently recognized by the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) with the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award for his

PhD student wins scholarship to study Latin at University of Tennessee this summer

Rachel McNellis, a PhD student in the Department of Music, received a Medieval Academy of America/CARA Summer Scholarship to study Medieval Latin at The MARCO Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies at the University of

School of Medicine’s Nicole Ward, Thomas McCormick receive grant to study affects of fatty acids on psoriasis

Thomas McCormick

The National Psoriasis Foundation awarded Nicole Ward and Thomas McCormick, associate professors of dermatology, a one-year, $75,000 Discovery Grant. Ward and McCormick will study if omega-3 fatty acids, such as those found in fish oil,

Department of Defense awards School of Medicine’s Kath Bogie grant to work on spinal cord injuries

The Department of Defense’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program awarded Kath Bogie, adjunct assistant professor of orthopaedics, a $561,850 grant. Bogie, who is a principal investigator with the Advanced Platform Technology Center of Excellence at

Boren Scholarship winner to continue study of Russian language next year in Kazakhstan

Anna Sklenar

As a high school student, Anna Sklenar initially studied Spanish and Chinese. But after hearing about the study-abroad scholarships available to students learning “critical languages,” or those that are less commonly taught, she made

Pharmacology’s Krzysztof Palczewski recognized for advancements in vision care

Pharmacology’s Krzysztof Palczewski recognized for advancements in vision care

Lighthouse Guild awarded its 2015 Bressler Prize to Krzysztof Palczewski, the John H. Hord Professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology. Lighthouse Guild, a nonprofit vision and health care organization, gives the award

Pathology’s Beno Michel to receive honorary fellowship from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) announced that Beno Michel, clinical professor of pathology, will receive with an honorary fellowship from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem on June 1. Michel will be recognized

CWRU Baja Team has best performance in its history

CWRU Baja Team

The Case Western Reserve University Baja Team competed in its second competition of the season earlier this month in Mechanicsville, Md., earning its best performance since the team started in 2001. In the final event

CWRU receives grant to give students opportunity to study abroad in Ireland

Case Western Reserve University received a $7,500 Generation Study Abroad Grant from the inaugural Institute of International Education (IIE) to support new scholarships for study abroad in Ireland. The Office of Education Abroad will match