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Legal Research Paper: United States Has a Common Law Trust Obligation to African-Americans 150 Years After Slavery Ended

This year marks the 150-year anniversary of the abolition of slavery in America. Over the years, there have been numerous unsuccessful attempts to secure reparations for African-American slave descendants.
12-Aug-2015 12:30 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve Receives $2.3 Million Federal Grant to Fund Nutritious Food Access Study in Cleveland and Columbus

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $2.3 million to Case Western Reserve to lead a collaborative study of how changes in food options affect residents’ nutritional choices and health over time. The three-year study is called the Future...
10-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

National Thought Leaders to Explore Models of Innovation; Showcase One of Nation’s Largest University-Based Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centers


Case Western Reserve University will host Innovation Summit 2015: Models of Innovation to explore the opportunities and challenges of various models of innovation at the global scale. On Oct. 26-28, corporate leaders, entrepreneurs, academic...
7-Aug-2015 11:05 AM EDT

High Blood Sugar of Diabetes Can Cause Immune System Malfunction, Triggering Infection

Case Western Reserve scientists may have uncovered a mechanism that sets into motion dangerous infection occurring with uncontrolled diabetes. High blood sugar appears to unleash molecules that interfere with the body’s infection-control defenses....
6-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Weatherhead School of Management Offers New Online Course About Coaching with Compassion

Behavioral and neuroscience research shows that coaching with compassion helps inspire and motivate people to learn, change and be effective leaders. Case Western Reserve University faculty members Ellen Van Oosten, Melvin Smith and Richard...
4-Aug-2015 4:45 PM EDT

Key Protein Drives ‘Power Plants’ That Fuel Cells in Heart and Other Key Systems in the Body

Case Western Reserve University scientists have discovered that a protein called Kruppel-like Factor 4 (KLF4) controls mitochondria — the “power plants” in cells that catalyze energy production. The researchers’ findings appear in the August...
4-Aug-2015 4:00 PM EDT

Novel Algorithm Identifies DNA Copy-Number Landscapes in African American Colon Cancers

The algorithm ENVE could be the Google for genetic aberrations — and it comes from Case Western Reserve. The findings about the algorithm that distinguishes “noise” from real evidence, as well as some genetic characteristics of colon cancer in...
23-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Case Western Reserve to Lead Multi-Institutional ‘Big Data’ Project

Case Western Reserve is one of three institutions to win federal ‘big data’ grants for developing ways to ensure the integrity and comparability of the reams of U.S. health care information. If successful, the work could lead to insights leading...
15-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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Law Professor’s New Book Offers Wide-Ranging Tips on Aging and Caring for Elderly Loved Ones

A new book by Case Western Reserve University School of Law Professor Sharona Hoffman details how people can make sure elderly parents or other relatives get the care they need to maintain fulfilling lifestyles and social ties. It’s also a book...
28-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Hard Decisions by Angelina Jolie and Other Women

24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve Global Health Expert Urges Action to Eradicate Tropical Disease Known as Yaws

Half a century ago, a concentrated global effort nearly wiped a disfiguring tropical disease from the face of the earth. Now, says Case Western Reserve’s James W. Kazura, MD, it’s time to complete the work.
19-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve University Expert on the Middle East: Pete W. Moore

10-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve Economics Assistant Professor From Ukraine Can Discuss Political/Economic Tensions in His Homeland

3-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EST

CWRU Law Professor Helps Plan Tribunal to Prosecute Perpetrators of Atrocities in Syria

A Blue Ribbon panel of former international tribunal prosecutors, international tribunal judges and leading academics, led by Case Western Reserve University Law Professor Michael Scharf and David Crane, former Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court...
26-Sep-2013 4:00 PM EDT

CWRU Law Professor Michael Scharf Is Available to to Journalists Concerning International Law and the Situation in Syria

29-Aug-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Superman: CWRU’s Ricca Tells Creators’ Story

The very people Superman could not save were his own creators—Jerry Siegel, the writer, and Joe Shuster, the comic artist.
17-Jun-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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