Case Western Reserve alumnus and former COO of Microsoft Bob Herbold addressed some 600 engineering students, faculty and staff at the E-Week Banquet held on Feb. 20.
His keynote address included lessons learned from the ups and downs of some of the world’s biggest technology companies—from Apple and Blackberry to Netflix and Blockbuster.
Watch Herbold’s speech now.
Anatomy Camp—a set of community education programs at Case Western Reserve University design to introduce high school and middle school students to science and promote healthy living—has been featured in American Way, the in-flight magazine of American Airlines-American Eagle.
The program is organized by the Leonard Gelfand STEM Center, a collaboration between the Case School of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine.
Read the full article in American Way.
The materials science and engineering program at the Case School of Engineering has been named one of the top 12 programs at private universities in the country, according to a list compiled by Goodfellow, a leading supplier of metals, polymers, ceramics and other materials to science and industry.
The company compiled lists of the nation’s top programs at public and private universities.
See the full listing here.
A high-tech manufacturing institute announced by President Barack Obama earlier this week is already gaining attention.
Headquartered near Detroit, The American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute (ALMMII) will be led by Columbus-based Edison Welding Institute, the University of Michigan and Ohio State University. Case Western Reserve will contribute expertise in materials and metals processing as well as key university facilities to the effort.
Read the Plain Dealer’s coverage of ALMMII.
A pair of first-year students, a PhD candidate and an online master’s student at Case Western Reserve University were selected as Gates Millennium scholars.
The Gates Millennium program selects 1,000 African-American, American-Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander-American or Hispanic-American students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship at any college or university of their choice.
Unique Luna, a fifth-year PhD student in macromolecular science and engineering, and Sylvester Amponash, a first-year student leaning toward an electrical engineering major, are among the winners.