5 questions with… new Director of Online and Innovative Learning Jennifer Sparrow


Jennifer Sparrow is the first person to hold Case Western Reserve University’s newly developed position of Director of Online and Innovative Learning. The university’s new position makes it possible to use technology to advance

Chinese-American filmmaker Lee Mun Wah opens CWRU’s Power of Diversity Lecture Series Sept. 4

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Internationally renowned, award-winning diversity filmmaker Lee Mun Wah will open Case Western Reserve University’s 2014-15 Power of Diversity Lecture Series with his talk, “The World is All Around Us.” The event is Thursday, Sept.

Faculty members hope Kickstarter campaign can further research on effective leadership


In September 2013, Distinguished University Professor Richard Boyatzis and Anthony Jack, assistant professor of cognitive science, philosophy and psychology, discussed using crowdsourcing as a method of raising funds to further their research on effective

Distinguished University Professorship awarded to collaborative medicine pioneer Kurt Stange


Relationships are a pillar of Kurt Stange’s personal and professional philosophy. He cultivates them in his practice of medicine, when working with fellow faculty across the university, and advocates for their critical role in

Sandra Russ’ contributions to CWRU, psychology earn her Distinguished University Professor honor


As a clinical child psychologist, Sandra Russ recognized a connection between creativity and pretend play. That link prompted questions: How is pretend play related to creativity? Could creativity be increased through pretend play experiences? Digging

James Kazura’s accomplishments earn him CWRU’s top award

James Kazura

Former Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Dean Frederick Robbins greatly influenced James W. Kazura—an up-and-coming medical house officer in the 1970s—to pursue global health as a career. At the time, Kazura was surrounded

CWRU offers West Side Lifelong Learning Senior Scholars course on medieval pilgrimages

Elizabeth Todd

A well-received response to last year’s offering of a West Side Senior Scholars course prompted Case Western Reserve University’s Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program to return this fall with a new course,

Case Western Reserve University to provide two additional days off this winter

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President Barbara R. Snyder announced today that the university will provide staff two additional paid days off this winter—specifically, Friday, Dec. 26 and Friday, Jan. 2. In addition, she said, Case Western Reserve leaders are

New book by Weatherhead School of Management researchers sets course for economic revival

Chris Laszlo

America is on course to be surpassed economically by China and India. With a disengaged workforce and a shrinking middle class, the quality of life for the masses, long held as the American Dream,

Case Western Reserve University hosts The Baton Pass with Seidman Cancer Center, Cleveland Clinic

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Siemens will donate up to $1 million to Stand Up To Cancer to support accelerated cancer research Earlier this week, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and Cleveland Clinic joined a national