11-time Jeopardy! champion—and champion for ”nerd culture”—to speak at CWRU

Northeast Ohio’s Arthur Chu gained national attention for becoming an 11-time Jeopardy! champion in March. Now he’s capitalizing on that fame to champion what he refers to as “nerd culture.” Chu, who also blogs for The Daily

Scholar to present today’s ACES+ Distinguished Lecture “Myanmar Opens Up”


After 50 years of isolation due to policies of a military government and international sanctions, Myanmar is now opening up to the world. Nway Nay Hlaing, head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Myanmar’s

Flora Stone Mather Center for Women to host League of Women Voters president Nov. 3

Elisabeth MacNamara headshot

The campus community is invited to join the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women for a light lunch with Elisabeth MacNamara, president of the League of Women Voters of the United States. Attendees will hear

Relive Homecoming Weekend with highlight video; alumni award winners named

CWRU Spartan flexing at homecoming parade

It began with a blastoff. And included a Broadway star. People went Beyond the Fence. And cheered a big win over the Bears. Case Western Reserve’s Homecoming Weekend welcomed graduates and parents alike with educational programs and social

Trick and treat next Friday and learn about studying abroad to Guatemala, Netherlands and Poland

Students are invited to learn the “tricks” on how to take a three-credit short-term study abroad course to Guatemala, Netherlands or Poland—and get a “treat” while they find out—by attending a “Trick and Treat” information

Compare citation management tools at Kelvin Smith Library information session

woman typing on keyboard

Need help deciding which citation management tool is right for you? Tools such as EndNote, Refworks and Zotero can help users gather, organize and share references from webpages, catalogs and databases, as well as format paper

Professor to present on AIDS vaccine potential at next Public Affairs Discussion group


Michael Lederman, the Scott R. Inkley Professor of Medicine and co-director of the Center for AIDS Research, will present “An Update on the Search for an AIDS Vaccine” at the next Friday Public Affairs

Center for Women to host inaugural Halloween party, ”empowered women” costume contest Oct. 31

FSM Halloween

The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women will hold its inaugural Halloween costume party on Friday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Center for Women, located in Tinkham Veale University Center

Faculty member to share sabbatical research on mixed-income neighborhoods in Ghana Oct. 30

Mark Joseph

Mark Joseph, an associate professor at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, spent his recent sabbatical in the Department of Geography at the University of Ghana in West Africa

Social Justice Institute to host Fall 2014 Student and Youth Leadership Conference; register now

The Social Justice Institute will hold its Fall 2014 Student and Youth Leadership Conference on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Thwing Center, room 201. At this half-day conference, students may