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Volunteer at Innovation Summit 2015

Case Western Reserve is seeking faculty, students and staff to volunteer at Innovation Summit 2015: Models of Innovation, the university’s three-day event Oct. 26-28.
More than 200 volunteer opportunities are available to help ensure a smooth, successful event, help attendees and speakers navigate campus and connect the summit with volunteers on social media.
Secure your volunteer spot today!

Chemical engineering major wins DOD SMART scholarship

When Lauren Anderson found out she won a Department of Defense Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship, she thought she was dreaming.
The Case Western Reserve University junior had just woken up from a nap and checked her email when she learned she would have her final two years of tuition paid for and receive a post-graduation job. It seemed almost too good to be true, she remembered.
“It’s one of the best feelings I have ever had,” Anderson, who is a member of the CWRU volleyball team, said. “After being accepted, I have been so much more stress-free and have been able to focus more on my classes, volleyball and my college experience rather than searching for jobs and internships.”

CWRU, NASA and fire departments team to protect firefighters

During the next three years, researchers at Case Western Reserve University will team with NASA Glenn Research Center and firefighters nationally, from Cleveland to Oregon, to design and test sensors aimed at protecting firefighters from respiratory damage and illnesses.
The Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded the group a $1.5 million Assistance to Firefighters/Fire Prevention and Safety Grant to make prototypes.

Interested in design and business competitions? Find out how to get involved at Sept. 10 information fair

A student competition information fair for Case Western Reserve University undergraduate and graduate students and Cleveland Institute of Art students will be held Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Thwing Center atrium. The fair is an opportunity to learn about design and business competitions, network, join student groups and find support to launch a startup.
Student groups present include Design for America, the Robotics Club, the Hacker Society, the Rocket Team, Baja Society of Automotive Engineers, Design, Build and Fly and others.

Materials doctoral candidate Janet Gbur wins ASTM International Scholarship

Janet Gbur, doctoral candidate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been awarded an American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International Graduate Scholarship in the amount of $10,000 for the 2015-2016 academic year.
As a student member of ASTM since 2011, she has been actively involved in committees E08 Fatigue and Fracture, E28 Mechanical Testing, and E04 Metallography. Most recently, she has contributed to the development of ASTM E2948, Standard Test Method for Conducting Rotating Bending Fatigue Tests of Solid Round Fine Wire and is a participant in the current Interlaboratory Study for the method. She will be recognized during ASTM Committee Week in Tampa, Fla., in November where she will accept the award.