CWRU alumnus to take the field for Super Bowl 50

Jeff Rice officiating NFL game

Case Western Reserve graduate Jeff Rice (LAW ’75) will be wearing number 44 when he takes the field Sunday for Super Bowl 50. But don’t look for him to be making plays—he’ll be watching them. The

Employees to receive new tax document this year

Case Western Reserve employees eligible for university health insurance in 2015 will receive a new tax document this year. But they don’t need to wait for it to file this year’s returns. Confusing, right? Consider it a

Provost announces new committee to improve undergraduate experience

CWRU Provost Bud Baeslack headshot

Provost W.A. “Bud” Baeslack today announced the launch of a two-year effort to assess undergraduate education at Case Western Reserve and identify ways to enhance future students’ overall campus experience. “Our university has a long

“Science evangelist” Ainissa G. Ramirez to present lecture, sign books Feb. 15

Ainissa G. Ramirez

Ainissa G. Ramirez, a widely respected author and speaker described as a “science evangelist” for spreading her passion for science to the general public, will present a lecture and book signing at Case Western

Dental students and professionals to provide free care to nearly 400 Cleveland children

Dentists provide care to child

Students from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and professional dentists will provide free oral care for hundreds of Cleveland-area children on Friday, Feb. 5. Kicking off the Ohio Dental Association’s (ODA) 14th

Newly discovered reptile fossils offer clues about elevation history of Andes Mountains, climate change

Tortoise shell discovered by Darin Croft

On an arid plateau in the Andes Mountains of southern Bolivia, a Case Western Reserve University researcher flagged what turned out to be the fossil remains of a tortoise nearly 5 feet long—a find indicating

Microbiome of infants may play a major role in the development of adult diseases

Baby feet in adult hand

CWRU faculty organize special issue of Embryo Today dedicated to microbiome Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine organized a special issue of Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today dedicated to the

Rendering Thomas Jefferson, the architect

Monticello design

Thomas Jefferson is the only American architect with the distinction of having two of his projects—the University of Virginia and his home, Monticello—land on the United Nations’ list of World Heritage sites. What’s more, he

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

Powerful protein promotes post-injury regeneration, growth of injured peripheral nerves

Richard Zigmond

Case Western Reserve scientists demonstrate CCL2 activates healing inflammatory immune responses and gene expression The peripheral nervous system is a vast network of nerves that exists primarily outside of brain and spinal cord and connects