In this photo: Senior guard Kailey Klein takes on Notre Dame in the first round game of the NCAA Tournament. The first round game was the team's second appeareance in the NCAA tournament in the past three years. Although CSU fell 86-58 to the Fighting Irish, Klein led all scorers with 31 points, her ninth career 30-point game. The Vikings' all-time scoring leader, she finishes her storied CSU career with 2,140 points. She recently participated in the Prohoops Free Agent Camp in San Antonio, Texas, in conjunction with NCAA Division I Women's Final Four, leading up to the WNBA draft on April 8. Several player agents, WNBA coaches and scouts were in attendance.
More than three years ago, CSU’s own Dr. Michael Kalafatis was working on a research project that dated back years prior to that. Along the way, some of his students placed a compound Kalafatis now calls CancerX on human cancer cells in a petri dish. Oddly, it killed the cells. It wasn’t the outcome he had expected. Leukemia, breast, skin, renal, brain and prostate cancer cells — they all died. Most important, the drug didn’t harm surrounding healthy cells. Click here
for more on the discovery.
Make plans today to attend the 20th anniversary of CSU's Distinguished Alumni Awards
. This year's honorees include: Irene A. Holyk Rennillo
, JD ’83; Tanisha R. Briley
, MPA ’05; Saji T. Daniel
, BBA ’90; David M. Paris
, JD ’78; Catherine S. Koppelman
, BSN ‘78; Miriam Solomon Plax
, BA ’75; Terrence V. Zuk
, BSIET ’64; Dr. David G. Watterson Jr.
, MA ’72 and John J. Boyle III
, MUPDD ’02.
CSU Professor Awarded Prestigious Research Grant
The Human Frontiers Science Program (HFSP), a leader in promoting world-scale research in the life sciences, has awarded CSU Professor Anton Komar and members of his international team a three-year/ $900,000 research grant to gain a better understanding of the causes of many human diseases such as Alzheimer's and Huntington's disease. Click here
Big Hopes for Men's Basketball
Though the men's basketball team endured a tough season this year, the Plain Dealer
is predicting that next season's team will be a leading contender for the Horizon League title. Click here
Center for Educational Leadership
CSU's Center for Educational Leadership offers innovative principal licensure, master's degree and leadership development programs for inspired educational leaders. Programs, which will begin in the fall, are offered in a cohort model and delivered online and on weekends to accommodate the working professional. Click here
for more information.
Engaged Learning in Action
The Nance College of Business Viking Student Managed Investment Fund, managed by CSU finance students, won first place in the category of growth strategy among graduate-level teams at the national Redefining Investment Strategy Education conference. Click here
Win an iPod Touch!
Here's your chance to win an iPod Touch, courtesy of the CSU Alumni Association. Head on over to Facebook
for more information about the contest.
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Bier Market, 1948 West 25th Street
Friday, April 16, 6:00 p.m.
Waetjen Auditorium, 2001 Euclid Avenue
Thursday, April 22, 6:00 p.m.
5995 Mayfair Road, North Canton
Friday, April 23, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cole Center for Continuing Education
3100 Chester Avenue
Saturday, April 24, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Day begins in Levin College of Urban Affairs Atrium
Friday, April 30
Physical Education Building Lobby and Fenn Tower Panel Hall
Friday, May 7, 6:00 - 11:00 p.m.
The Hermit Club, 1629 Dodge Court
$60 (includes dinner, cash bar, and entertainment by the Hermit Club Jazz Band)
Plaza outside Main Classroom and Rhodes Tower
Friday, May 14, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Levin College of Urban Affairs
Saturday, June 5, 5:00 p.m.
InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center
9801 Carnegie Avenue
Tickets are $65 each.
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