English’s Michael W. Clune examines the public response to work on economic inequality

Piketty Envy: What the left gets wrong about the French economistThe Chronicle on Higher Education: Associate professor of English Michael W. Clune wrote about varied reactions to French economist Thomas Piketty’s book on economic

Psychology’s Jane Timmons-Mitchell discusses teen suicide prevention

Preventing teen suicideideastream: Jane Timmons-Mitchell, senior research associate with the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education and associate clinical professor of psychology, discussed what can be done to prevent teen

English’s Thrity Umrigar discusses her new novel

An unlikely psychologist-patient friendship unfolds in ‘The Story Hour’NPR: Thrity Umrigar, professor of English, discussed her recent novel, The Story Hour,which chronicles the unlikely, unethical “mystical connection” between a psychologist and a

New faculty-led lunchtime program starting Sept. 2


The Office of Faculty Development is hosting a new faculty-led program, Faculty Drop-In, to bring colleagues together to facilitate communication across departments. Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 2, faculty members can drop in at lunch for informal conversation

Volunteer for RePlay for Kids toy repair workshop Sept. 2

CWRU students repairing toys at replay for kids

RePlay for Kids will host a toy repair and modification workshop Tuesday, Sept. 2, from 4 to 6 p.m. at thinkbox, Room 209X in the Glennan Building. Volunteers will adapt or repair toys for children

5 questions with… new Director of Online and Innovative Learning Jennifer Sparrow


Jennifer Sparrow is the first person to hold Case Western Reserve University’s newly developed position of Director of Online and Innovative Learning. The university’s new position makes it possible to use technology to advance

Submissions being accepted for campus life photo contest

photo contest

The Office of Student Activities and Leadership is holding a photo contest of campus life, student events or programs to be displayed and hung in their office in the Tinkham Veale University Center. Ten photos

Writing Resource Center to open for fall semester Sept. 2

The Writing Resource Center (WRC) will open on Tuesday, Sept. 2 for the fall semester and will operate mainly from the Bellflower Hall first-floor location, which offers a diversity of tutoring spaces and a dedicated computer

Residence Hall Association fall elections underway; all residents eligible to run


The Residence Hall Association’s (RHA) fall community council elections are under way and applications are now live at rha.case.edu. In RHA, one of the largest student organizations on campus, members work in community councils to

Apply for a chance to meet Gloria Steinem; attend Town Hall at CWRU lecture for free

The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women invites all full-time students to apply for an exclusive meeting with Gloria Steinem. Selected students will receive a free ticket to her Sept. 9 Town Hall at Case Western