Two student startups reach finals in national business competition

carbon origins

Carbon Origins and Everykey, companies started by Case Western Reserve University students and alumni, were finalists in the first Blackstone LaunchPad Demo Day—a national entrepreneurship contest in New York City. “It’s a phenomenal showing for

Harvard law professor, bestselling author Cass Sunstein to present at CWRU


Case Western Reserve University will present a lecture by Harvard law professor and bestselling author Cass Sunstein, among the most frequently cited legal thinkers in the country. The event, on Monday, Nov. 3, at 6

Case Western Reserve University visible at celebration for discovery of cystic fibrosis gene

Faculty and clinicians among those to reflect on CFTR gene discovery 25 years ago and on current treatment advances The discovery of the cystic fibrosis (CF) gene was hailed as a trailblazing breakthrough in 1989. Now, on

Welcoming you back from fall break: a new look for

Tomorrow visitors will see a new Case Western Reserve University—at least online. By the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 27, the homepage at will feature a dramatic redesign aimed at improving the experience of every

$4.6 million from NIH puts CWRU Synchrotron lab on track to become No. 1 in world

CWRU Synchrotron lab

Case Center for Synchrotron Biosciences assembles cutting-edge new beamlines at Brookhaven National Laboratory in Upton, N.Y. Case Western Reserve University’s synchrotron facility at Brookhaven National Laboratory is on its way to becoming the No. 1

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

5 questions with…homecoming queen, UPB president Erika Brentar


As University Program Board (UPB) president, senior Erika Brentar has a hand in planning many of Case Western Reserve University’s events each year. She works to organize students groups, live music and more to

Three student startups in national Blackstone LaunchPad competition

Carbon Origins

Student entrepreneurs from Case Western Reserve University will pitch their startup businesses to a panel of investors in a national competition in New York City Oct. 27-28. The first-ever Blackstone LaunchPad National Demo Day will

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

Common spice could help extend lives of mesothelioma patients


A common Asian spice and cancer-hampering molecules show promise in slowing the progression of mesothelioma, a cancer of the lung’s lining often linked to asbestos. Scientists from Case Western Reserve University and the Georg-Speyer-Haus in