Schubert Center releases report
on juvenile justice reform
The Schubert Center for Child Studies has published The Bridge to Somewhere: How Research Made Its Way into Legislative Juvenile Justice Reform in Ohio, a case study outlining the collaborative policy change model that resulted in the landmark passage of Ohio House Bill 86 in 2011.
Written by Child Policy Director Gabriella Celeste, JD, the case study is a tool for those interested in pursuing similar efforts: academics and researchers, students, philanthropic organizations, public agencies, advocates, lobbyists and policymakers. Download the report.
Faculty member publishes book explaining U.S. financial system
Five years after a global financial crisis drove the economy into recession, political scientists and economists continue to debate the causes of the collapse and the policies necessary to prevent a recurrence. Kathryn Lavelle, Ellen and Dixon Long Professor of World Affairs, hopes to give average citizens the ability to understand the complexities of the U.S. economy. Her latest book, a primer titled Money and Banks in the American Political System, explains how politics and the U.S. financial system interact. Read more.
Researcher finds different genes
result in same adaptation to thin air
A study led by Cynthia Beall, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Anthropology, suggests that a biological adaptation enabling two separate groups of humans to thrive in the low oxygen of high altitudes is linked to different genes -- a case of convergent evolution. The research has the potential to reveal ways of managing high-altitude sickness and for treating low blood-oxygen conditions such as asthma, sleep apnea and heart problems. The findings are reported in the open-access online journal PLoS Genetics. Read more.
CAS in the News
College mourns passing
of mathematics professor
Peter Kotelenez, professor in the Department of Mathematics, passed away on Jan. 2. A faculty member since 1990, Dr. Kotelenez was known for his impressive research and dedication to his
"He really cared about his students and was eager to have them all really understand what he was teaching," Dean Cyrus C. Taylor said. Read his obituary.
What are the must-visit
destinations on the moon?
After a company called Golden Spike announced it was planning to offer trips to the moon beginning in 2020, the Washington Post asked scientists where they would visit. Chris Mihos, chair of the Department of Astronomy, offered his choices. Read more.
Check out photos from our fall events, including our young alumni mixer, on the college's Flickr page.
Issue 25 / January 2013
Across the University
Case Western Reserve is partnering with the Cleveland Museum of Art to purchase the Cleveland Institute of Art Gund Building and surrounding property. The 4.1-acre site at the corner of East Boulevard and Bellflower Road will be developed jointly by the two organizations.
CIA, meanwhile, will consolidate its campus in the Joseph McCullough Center for the Visual Arts, located in Uptown, the new mixed-use neighborhood in the heart of University Circle.
“We have lots of time to think about the potential use of the property and to plan for that,” President Barbara R. Snyder told the Plain Dealer. “We will focus on what’s good for the Cleveland Museum of Art, Case Western Reserve University and all our stakeholders in the community.”
Save the dates!
Homecoming/Alumni Weekend 2013 is scheduled for September 26-29, 2013.
Reunion activities are planned for graduates of class years ending in 3 and 8. If you're interested in volunteering as a class representative, please contact Sharon Jordan-Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alumni Association of Case Western Reserve University chapter events are scheduled monthly! Find out when events near you are happening and join up with fellow alumni.
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Schubert Center for Child Studies
Lessons from the Playing Field: The Impact and Scope of Childhood Sports Injuries
Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities
A Conversation with Daniel Stashower
Department of Music
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