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CWRU wins prestigious national award for campus internationalization

Case Western Reserve University has been selected to receive the prestigious Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education, honoring the university’s innovative and successful programs in campus internationalization.
Created in 2001 by the Institute of International Education (IIE), the annual Heiskell Awards promote and honor the most outstanding initiatives being conducted in international higher education among its 1,400 member universities and colleges.

Hear from industry leaders at third annual Women in STEMM Panel Jan. 29

The third annual Women in STEMM Panel and Meet & Greet will be held Jan. 29 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Nord Hall, Room 356.
The panel will feature six panelists who will address ways women and minorities can succeed in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) careers and how we all can advocate for others.

Learn about small business innovation research funding

Hear from industry leaders as they share their Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program experiences and best practices at SBIRs Unplugged Feb. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Ohio Aerospace Institute.
Learn how they've successfully applied for SBIR contracts, get your questions answered, and network with other successful and aspiring companies. Participating companies include Apollo Medical, iRxReminder, Thermalin and SPR Therapeutics.

Engineering students win award for research in biomedical image informatics

Two student researchers in the Center for Computational Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics (CCIPD) in the Department of Biomedical Engineering were recipients of the 2015 Choose Ohio First Scholarship. The student winners were biomedical engineering graduate student Jacob Antunes and Michael Volkovitsch, an undergraduate student majoring in computer science.
Each year, the Choose Ohio First Scholarship is awarded to academically talented students from Ohio with an emphasis on raising academic excellence, leadership and pursuit of a career in science and technology through financial support of their research in areas of bioinformatics, computational biology and health informatics.

Apply for funding through the Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership

The Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership (CCTRP) is accepting applications for 2016. The purpose of CCTRP funding is to support collaborative translational research projects that address unmet or poorly met clinical needs. CCTRP seeks to reduce the market risk of promising new clinical products arising from the research programs of biomedical engineering and other Case Western Reserve University faculty.
The newly, revised Request for Applications (RFA) and pre-proposal templates can be found online. Feel free to contact the CCTRP office with any questions. All eligibility requirements and deadlines can be found in the RFA.