Former Department of Endodontics Chair Jefferson Jones passes away

In Memoriam CWRU

The year was 1967. Thurgood Marshall was confirmed as the first African-American justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Here in Cleveland, Carl Stokes became the first African-American elected mayor U.S. city. And at Case

NSF grant expands CWRU-directed program to promote gender equity in STEM faculty positions

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A program to promote gender equity in academic science and engineering careers across universities in northern Ohio is being expanded to western Pennsylvania. With a new three-year, $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Trustee claims University Circle Collaboration Award


Two years ago, Joseph and Nancy Keithley named three reasons for their $15 million commitment to Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Museum of Art. The first two were obvious—they felt a passion for art

5 questions with… computer engineering major, study abroad student Jean Castillo

Jean Castillo

It’s been an uncharacteristically warm fall here in Cleveland—but halfway around the world, Jean Castillo has spent months swept up in a Snowstorm. Castillo, a fourth-year Case Western Reserve undergraduate, is studying abroad this semester

Prostate cancer radiation therapy without fatigue? Nursing researcher seeks answers to common side effect

Chao-Pin Hsiao

Fatigue from prostate cancer and its treatment can be debilitating. The symptom, which can’t be relieved with rest, can lead to increased depression, impaired cognitive function, sleep disturbance and health-related quality-of-life issues. To treat—and ultimately prevent—cancer-related

Students treat senior patients in van equipped as dentist’s office

Dental Van

Students and faculty at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Dental Medicine are treating Cleveland-area seniors in a dentist’s office on wheels—a 38-foot van, in fact, renovated to provide full-service oral care. The “Lifelong Smiles”

Master of Science in Management-Healthcare classes to be offered at Global Center for Health Innovation

Peter B. Lewis Building CWRU Weatherhead School of Management

Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management’s Master of Science in Management-Healthcare (MSM-Healthcare) program is branching out into the Global Center for Health Innovation in downtown Cleveland. Two MSM-Healthcare courses—Health Finance and Health Decision

CWRU biologists find keys to driving a cockroach

Cockroach research

Sensorimotor neurons in central complex encode for movements Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have identified neurons in a cockroach’s brain that control whether the insect walks slow or fast, turns right or left or

CWRU ranks among nation’s top institutions for percentage of undergraduates who study abroad

CWRU student on study abroad trip

Student participation has more than doubled since 2010-11 school year For the first time in its history, Case Western Reserve ranks among the nation’s top 40 doctorate-granting universities in the percentage of its undergraduates studying

Has Chicago’s $3.2 billion public housing makeover successfully re-integrated the poor?

New book from Mandel School faculty says no A $3.2 billion (and counting) transformation of Chicago’s notorious high-rise public housing has dramatically changed the urban landscape there, attracting affluent residents to segregated areas and catalyzing