Winners of Writing Program Awards announced

Eric Chilton with his award-winning students

At the end of each academic year, members of the Case Western Reserve University community are recognized with Writing Program Awards. The Department of English, SAGES and the Writing Program recently recognized this year’s winners

Track and field’s Nicholas Heim receives winter NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Nicholas Heim

Recent Case Western Reserve University graduate Nicholas Heim was selected as a recipient of the prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, awarded to just 174 student-athletes across all three NCAA divisions annually, who excel at an elite

PRCHN’s Erika Trapl receives Ohio Public Health Association award

Erika Trapl

Erika Trapl, associate director of the Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods, was awarded the Ohio Public Health Association (OPHA) Public Health Policy Award. Each year, the Ohio Public Health Association presents a series

Medical students selected for Howard Hughes Medical Institute fellowships

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute recently announced its 2016 class of Medical Research Fellows, with four Case Western Reserve University representatives among the 66 total selected. The program allows students to spend a full year

Fowler family selected for President’s Award for Visionary Achievement

Fowler family

For the first time since Case Western Reserve University established the award in 2008, the President’s Award for Visionary Achievement recognizes neither a sole individual nor an organization and its leaders. Rather, this year’s honorees

Scholar of aging (and Distinguished University Professor) Eva Kahana awarded Hovorka Prize

Eva Kahana

Eva Kahana hid in a church during the Holocaust—surviving with her family through Nazi occupation of Hungary and efforts to eradicate the country’s Jewish population—only to then come of age under grim Communist rule

Rekha Srinivasan honored with Jackson Award

Rekha Srinivasan

Senior Chemistry Instructor Rekha Srinivasan believes a university is responsible for educating students in more than academics. “Students are adults, but that doesn’t mean they don’t need occasional advice and support,” she said. “My job

Lisa Nielson loves being a teacher who mentors

Lisa Nielson CWRU

Lisa Nielson is much more than an award-winning teacher at Case Western Reserve University, where she is frequently known as “Dr. N” among her students. She has also honed skills as a mentor, to

Wittke Award winner Amy Absher driven by “sacred trust” to teach and mentor

Amy Absher

In early April, there was a knock at the side door of the classroom where Amy Absher was teaching one of her SAGES courses. To the laughter of her students, Absher joked: “We’re not interested.

Jim Sheeler brings the art of storytelling to students, earns Wittke Award for teaching

Jim Sheeler

Jim Sheeler’s classes—and much of his journalistic career—center on telling untold stories; celebrating those who didn’t make headlines, but whose lives could fill volumes. On day one of his “Introduction to Journalism” class, students are