5 questions with… Distinguished University Professor, AAAS board member Cynthia Beall

Cynthia Beall

When she joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as a graduate student in 1970, Cynthia Beall considered it a means of earning her badge in science; in fact, it was

School of Law names first associate dean for diversity

Ruqaiijah Yearby

Health disparities scholar Ruqaiijah A. Yearby starts new role this month Case Western Reserve University School of Law’s first tenured female African-American professor has been named as the school’s inaugural Associate Dean of Institutional Diversity

Music’s Susan McClary named honorary member of American Musicological Society

Susan McClary

Susan McClary, professor of music and head of musicology, was named an honorary member of the American Musicological Society (AMS) at the society’s annual meeting in Louisville. Honorary members of the AMS are those scholars “who have

Faculty member elected Phi Beta Kappa senator, CWRU chapter named Outstanding Private University Chapter

Delegates meeting in Denver in October for the Triennial Council of Phi Beta Kappa, America’s oldest academic honor society, elected Christine Cano, associate professor of French, to a six-year term on the Phi Beta

Associate Professor Brian Gran selected to serve on National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists

Associate Professor Brian Gran selected to serve on National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists

Brian K. Gran, associate professor of sociology and law, was invited to serve on the National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists (NCLS), a 14-member joint committee of the American Association for the Advancement of

Trustee, alumnus Jim Wyant named to National Academy of Inventors

Jim Wyant in front of football stadium

Case Western Reserve alumnus and trustee Jim Wyant is so quick to compliment and give others credit that some might overlook just how accomplished he is himself. But this year, university supporter Trevor Jones helped

Biology’s Valerie Haywood named to governing board of Ohio-Project Kaleidoscope

Valerie Haywood

Valerie Haywood, senior instructor in the Department of Biology, recently joined the governing board of the Ohio-Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL), a region network of the national organization. Haywood will be part of the Ohio-PKAL mission to

Amanda Shaffer elected as vice-chair of Higher Education Recruitment Consortium national advisory board

The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) elected Amanda Shaffer, director of the Office of Faculty Development, to serve a two-year term as vice-chair of the Central Advisory Board. She began her term Oct. 26. Case

Nursing’s Stephanie Steiner named to Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association Board of Directors

Stephanie Steiner, director of the Dorothy Ebersbach Academic Center for Flight Nursing, was recently voted onto the Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association (ASTNA) Board of Directors. ASTNA is a nonprofit member organization that provides

Professor’s presentation ends with a twist

Tom Peterson and Mark Griswold

When President Barbara Snyder told Mark Griswold to keep standing after his presentation last week, he didn’t argue. It wasn’t only because it was her house and 75 guests were watching. The last time Snyder made