5 questions with… economics, entrepreneurial studies professor Scott Shane

Scott Shane

Scott Shane, the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and professor of economics, started teaching at Case Western Reserve University 12 years ago. At that time, entrepreneurship was taught in a classroom

5 questions with… postdoctoral fellow, research advocate Lynn Ulatowski

Lynn Ulatowski

Last month, Lynn Ulatowski joined students and postdoctoral researchers from across the country on Capitol Hill as part of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Hill Day. There, they explained the impact

5 questions with… Leonard Gelfand STEM Center’s director of engineering Me’lani Joseph

When Me’lani Joseph was 11 years old, she and her mother lived in Tanzania near a village where many homes lacked running water and electricity. Though her home had those luxuries, she never forgot the experience of

5 questions with…Case Western Reserve Detective Sgt. Dan Schemmel

CWRU Detective Sgt. Dan Schemmel at an Indians game with his son

Daniel Schemmel was an undergraduate with an undecided major when a criminal justice professor at Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia introduced him to his world. “The study of criminals and why people think the

5 questions with…cancer researcher, VeloSano rider Bill Schiemann

William Schiemann

Bill Schiemann, professor of general medical sciences, has devoted years to studying breast cancer—specifically, metastasis, or cancer’s spread to other parts of the body, which is the cause of more than 90 percent of

5 questions with…Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities Director Peter Knox

peter knox

After completing his undergraduate degree in English and Classics at Harvard University, Peter Knox was ready to follow in his father’s footsteps and become an attorney. But before he headed off to law school,

5 questions with…retiring director of Facilities Services Gene Matthews

Thirty years ago, Gene Matthews completed his associate’s degree at Lorain Community College, while working as assistant director of facilities at Oberlin College. The Monday after his graduation, his boss gave him an ultimatum:

5 questions with…National Youth Sports Program administrative assistant Chanelle Brown

Chanelle Brown

Chanelle Brown first showed up for the National Youth Sports Program (NYSP) camp at Case Western Reserve in 2004—and she keeps coming back, year after year. Brown has been involved with the program for 11

5 questions with…chemistry department chair, diversity award winner Mary Barkley

Mary Barkley

Mary Barkley isn’t afraid of change. In fact, she’s often the one inciting it—especially when it comes to advancing the status of women in academia, and in the sciences in particular. Barkley’s achievements in

5 questions with…alumnus, think[box] manager Ian Charnas

As think[ box ] manager, Ian Charnas (CWR ’05) is as much a fixture at Case Western Reserve University’s innovation center as one of the 3-D printers or laser cutters anyone is free to