Posted 1.4.10


Faculty Co-author Award-Winning Report on Health Policy 

J.B. Silvers, PhD, and Andrew Gallan, PhD, received the 2009 Health Policy Research Award for Independent Scholarship for a report they co-authored with Leona Cuttler, PhD, from the Case School of Medicine entitled "Obesity in Children and Families across Ohio." The award recognizes research that is relevant to health policy in Ohio, and that is carried out by Ohio-based researchers.  It is sponsored by the Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO).Most recently, the results w! ere incorporated into proposed legislation, Healthy Choices for Healthy Children, introduced in Ohio this past November.

Dr. Gary Previts Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award 

The Board of Directors of MUFAD, a Turkish group which organizes national and international activities relating to accounting and finance, has bestowed a Lifetime Achievement Honor on Dr. Gary Previts for his global contributions to accounting history during the last decade.  The award ceremony will take place in fall 2010 in Istanbul.

Fowler Center Director Discusses His New Book 

Roger Saillant, executive director for the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value, was a featured guest on Sea Change radio to talk about his new book, Vapor Trails. Listen to the complete podcast.  Dr. Saillant also contributed to a WCPN story on zero-waste.

Sustainable Cleveland 2019 Report Available Online 

The official post-summit final report, Building an Economic Engine to Empower a Green City on a Blue Lake from the Sustainable Cleveland 2019 summit that engaged more than 700 individuals this past August is now available for download. 


36th Annual David A. Bowers Luncheon a Success!

On December 11, 2009, nearly 600 alumni and friends of the Weatherhead School of Management enjoyed a riveting 2010 economic forecast presented by Dr. Sam Thomas, Ph.D., in Weatherhead's Banking and Finance Department. This event continues to grow in notoriety each year, and we thank our sponsors for their commitment. We look forward to seeing you next year!


Join AlumNet and Link Up with Case Western Reserve Alumni

Case Western Reserve has launched AlumNet, a secure online community for all University alumni. 
The network offers the following features:

  • Access to the online alumni directory
  • Register for alumni events
  • Explore alumni chapters in your area
  • Submit class notes
  • Set up a personal blog
  • Share photos

Follow these instructions to get started.

Alumni Notes

Find out what former classmates, friends, and colleagues are up to in our Alumni Notes, or submit your own news for the next edition of Weatherheadlines.  Be sure to keep us in the loop so that you can stay informed about Weatherhead news, events, and school-wide initiatives. Update your contact information.

Connect with Us through LinkedIn and Twitter

Are you a member of the Weatherhead School of Management group on LinkedIn?  Within our network, you can start a discussion, post a job opening, or simply expand your contact list. Thus far, more than 2,500 Weatherhead students, alumni, faculty, and staff from around the world have become part of this growing network.  We are also on Twitter. Follow us @caseweatherhead. 



The Upside of Risk with Peter Ritchken, PhD

While the financial downturn has made investors and managers increasingly wary of risk, the contrary is also true: the greater the risk, the greater the potential return. In this new two-day program from February 18-19, Derivatives and Corporate Finance: Sophisticated Tools for Strategic Planning, Dr. Ritchken will demystify the levers and tools available for managing risk, giving managers the ability to command greater flexibility and control.

Additional Programming

Executing Strategy for Executive Management with Sayan Chatterjee, PhD
January 14, 2010 
Learn how to roll out corporate strategy from the boardroom to the shop floor

Balanced Scorecard with Tim Fogarty, PhD 
January 20, 2010 
Become more confident, polished, and persuasive

New!  Healthcare Reform in the Obama Years: Expected Implications for Management and Strategy with J.B. Silvers, PhD 
February 5, 2010 (half-day program)
Discover what managers and their organizations need to know about the current state of U.S. healthcare reform

What You Learn in a Single Day Can Change Everything 

Make a smart investment in continuous learning.  Weatherhead offers more than 70 programs and certificates throughout the year to increase management and leadership effectiveness. Seats fill quickly, so register now and discover how what you learn in a single day really can change everything.

CWRU alumni save 30 percent on all Executive Education programs!



Annual Fund Update


To date, Weatherhead's Annual Fund has already received over $10,000 in corporate matching gifts! These matching gifts are valuable to the School because they increase the amount of operating support available, and valuable to our donors because their total gift is doubled or sometimes tripled. Thank you to those donors who submitted their corporate matching gift already. We appreciate your thoughtfulness!

If you would like to learn more about corporate matching or find out if your company participates, please visit our website or contact Jennifer Nye, Director of Regional Development, at 866.478.6221. Please consider expanding the impact of your Annual Fund gift with a corporate match. Many companies even match spouse's Annual Fund contributions.

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