ACES+ announces 2015 Advance Opportunity Award winners

ACES+, the continuation of Academic Careers in Engineering & Sciences program, announced the recipients of the 2015 ADVANCE Opportunity Awards. Ten proposals representing academic disciplines ranging from psychological science to chemistry to theater were

Macromolecular science and engineering’s Stuart Rowan wins 2015 Mark Scholar Award

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Stuart Rowan, the Kent Hale Smith Professor in the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, received the 2015 Mark Scholar Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Polymer Division. The namesake of the award, Herman

Materials science and engineering researcher named 2015 Henry DeWitt Smith Scholar

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Mohsen Seifi, a doctoral researcher in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, was selected as one of the two 2015 Henry DeWitt Smith Scholar by the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS). He

Musicology doctoral student drum beats her way to graduate prize in popular music

Musicology doctoral student drum beats her way to graduate prize in popular music

Mandy Smith, a fourth-year doctoral student in musicology at Case Western Reserve University, kept the beat all the way to winning the 2015 David Sanjek Memorial Graduate Student Prize at the U.S. branch national

Cognitive science’s Mark Turner wins Google Summer of Code 2015 grant

Cognitive science’s Mark Turner wins Google Summer of Code 2015 grant

The Distributed Little Red Hen Lab, co-directed by Mark Turner, Institute Professor and professor of cognitive science, has won a Google Summer of Code 2015 grant to fund student coders working in the Red

Sophomore Bry Atchison named Miss Greater Cleveland 2015

Bry Atchison, a sophomore double majoring in dance and English with minors in childhood studies and pre-law, won the title of Miss Greater Cleveland 2015 in February. Atchinson competed in interview, swimsuit, talent and evening

Political science’s Jessica Green honored for book on environmental politics

Political science’s Jessica Green honored for book on environmental politics

Jessica Green, assistant professor of political science, recently won an award for the best book in environmental politics from the International Studies Association (ISA). ISA awarded Green the Harold and Margaret Sprout Award for her

Doctoral student wins 2015 Northeast Ohio Top 25 under 35 Movers & Shakers Award

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Heather Rice, a third year doctoral student, Legacy Fellow and Jonas IV Nurse Leaders Scholar at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, recently received a 2015 Northeast Ohio Top 25 under 35 Movers &

Law’s Jessup International Law Moot Court Team progresses to international rounds of competition

The School of Law’s Jessup International Law Moot Court Team recently celebrated a victory at regionals in Chicago for the seventh time in 10 years. Team members Tyler Kimberly, Betsy Krupar, Noah Goldberg, Stephen Perrott,

Engineering’s Philip Feng receives NSF CAREER Award

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Philip Feng, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has won a $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Award for his five-year project, “Dynamically Tuning 2D Semiconducting Crystals and Heterostructures