Interim leaders no more: Law’s Berg and Scharf named deans

Law School Deans Michael Scharf and Jessica Berg

Case Western Reserve President Barbara R. Snyder announced today that the Board of Trustees has approved the appointments of Jessica Berg and Michael Scharf as deans of the School of Law. The two have

2014-15 report on faculty promotions, emeritus appointments now available

The 2014-15 annual report on promotions and emeritus status is now available. This report lists faculty who were appointed to emeritus status since last year’s report or who were promoted to associate professor or professor

Law’s Peter Gerhart named interim president of Lake Erie College

Law’s Peter Gerhart named interim president of Lake Erie College

Peter Gerhart, professor of law and former dean of the School of Law, was selected as the interim president of Lake Erie College. He began his yearlong term Aug. 1, but still will teach

Biochemistry’s Michael Weiss named to boards of two national high school programs

Biochemistry’s Michael Weiss named to boards of two national high school programs

Michael Weiss, the Cowan-Blum Professor of Cancer Research and professor of biochemistry and medicine, was elected to the national Board of Trustees of the Summer Science Program and to the national Board of Trustees

2015 Staff Advisory Council elections results announced

Results of the 2015 Staff Advisory Council elections are in. The two-year terms for newly elected representatives begin in September 2015. The following university staff members have either been elected or reelected: University Administration Exempt: Timothy Eppich Richard

Jill Korbin to serve as president-elect of Society for Psychological Anthropology

Jill Korbin to serve as president-elect of Society for Psychological Anthropology

Jill Korbin, the Lucy Adams Leffingwell Professor, director of the Schubert Center for Child Studies and associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will serve as president-elect (2015-2017) and president (2017-2019) of

Epidemiology and biostatistics’ Nora L. Nock selected to serve on NIH study section

Nora Nock

Nora L. Nock, associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, was appointed to serve as a member of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention Study Section for Center for Scientific Review

Danny Song named new Spartan wrestling head coach

Danny Song

Case Western Reserve University Director of Athletics Amy Backus recently announced the hiring of Danny Song as the Head Coach of the Spartans’ Wrestling team. “The wrestling program at CWRU has a long and storied history of success. I

Deputy Provost Lynn Singer assumes presidency of Developmental Neurotoxicology Society

Deputy Provost Lynn Singer assumes presidency of Developmental Neurotoxicology Society

Deputy Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Lynn Singer assumed presidency of the Developmental Neurotoxicology Society (DNTS) on June 2, at the annual meeting in Montreal. The meeting was held jointly with the

Faculty member Ronald Hickman named American Academy of Nursing Fellow

Ronald Hickman

Ronald Hickman, associate professor of nursing at Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, a national honor awarded for