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Ross Duffin, musicologist whose influence can be heard around the world, awarded Distinguished University Professorship

Date posted: August 29th, 2017

From The Daily
Hearing a note or chord played perfectly in tune still has the power to send shivers through Ross W. Duffin.

“It’s transcendent,” said Duffin, the Fynette H. Kulas Professor of Music, “precisely because it is such a rare achievement.”
Duffin’s life in music could be defined the same way. …Read more.

Associate Professor of Music Education, Dr. Lisa Koops, awarded Grammy Foundation Grant

Date posted: May 8th, 2017

From May 8, 2017 The Daily Article
Singing together in the car or a lullaby before bed, discussing issues of power and privilege raised in the musical Hamilton, or improvising lyrics to a catchy melody—these are among the many ways music can be its own instrument in interactions between parents and children. …Read more.

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Heading out on sabbatical during the 2018-2019 Academic Year?

Date posted: April 17th, 2017

The Office of Research and Grant Development wants to help! Please see our Sabbatical Flyer for more information!  …Read more.

Seven out of Nine CAS Faculty Win ACES+ 2017 Opportunity Awards

Date posted: March 27th, 2017

ACES+, the continuation of the Academic Careers in Engineering & Science (ACES) program, announced the recipients of the 2017 ADVANCE Opportunity Grant Awards.
Nine proposals representing academic disciplines–ranging from nursing to engineering to psychological sciences–have been awarded a total of $31,510. …Read more.

Professor John Protasiewicz Receives Mandel Award for Outstanding Chemistry Faculty

Date posted: March 27th, 2017

For John Protasiewicz, going green is about more than sustainability. It signals a supportive, more collaborative approach—something altogether different from the high-stress, pressure-cooker environment evoked by bright red. It represents one of many reasons why Protasiewicz won the Mandel Award for Outstanding Chemistry Faculty this year.  …Read more.

Cassi Pittman awarded Career Enhancement Fellow

Date posted: March 27th, 2017

Cassi Pittman, associate professor of sociology, has been awarded a Career Enhancement Fellow by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, which administers funds for the program provided by the Andrew W. …Read more.

Michael Hinczewski, Assistant Professor in Physics, One of Three NSF CAREER Award Winners

Date posted: March 27th, 2017

Three Case Western Reserve University junior faculty members have received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grants, totaling nearly $1.7 million.
The five-year grants support research into:

Movements of nanoparticles through confined spaces, with applications to food source security and water purification;

The formation and regulation of protein bonds between cells; and

A deep look into the physics and variables in 3-D printing processes of metal parts. …Read more.

Dr. Stacy McGaugh, Chair, Department of Astronomy, Case Western Reserve University Appears on NPR to Discuss Dark Matter

Date posted: March 22nd, 2017

You probably have heard of Dark Matter, that unknown substance that makes up most of the universe? But what if Dark Matter isn’t real? Or what if it’s based on wrong physics? …Read more.

Political Science’s Karen Beckwith Wins Grant for Upcoming Book

Date posted: March 22nd, 2017

Posted on March 10, 2017

The American Political Science Association (APSA) has awarded a Centennial Center for Political Science and Public Affairs grant to Karen Beckwith, the Flora Stone Mather Professor and chair of the Department of Political Science. …Read more.

Two Art History Faculty Win Prestigious NEH Fellowships

Date posted: December 20th, 2016

Odds are long for any application for a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellowship—only about 7 percent are awarded. Even longer are the odds that two professors from the same department each receive one of the prestigious grants in the same year. …Read more.

Malaria detection device faster, more accurate than current methods

Date posted: November 4th, 2016

A Case Western Reserve team from international health and physics has won national recognition for a portable malaria detection device with the potential to transform diagnosis and treatment of the disease in developing countries. …Read more.

Emmitt Jolly Lab Featured in Science Daily for New Publication

Date posted: October 5th, 2016

Heat Shock Protein Appears to Turn on Schistosoma Invasion
A protein known for helping cells withstand stress may also act as a switch that triggers free-swimming Schistosoma larvae to begin penetrating the skin and transforming into the parasitic flatworms that burden more than 240 million people worldwide with schistosomiasis. …Read more.

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