Social sciences researchers at CWRU integrate active learning, technology in ”flipped” classroom approach

Megan Holmes

As part of a larger initiative to promote active learning at Case Western Reserve University, researchers from the social work school participated in a yearlong project to integrate active instruction and academic technologies into

Mandel School celebrates start of building renovation, centennial activities

Case Western Reserve has hosted plenty of ribbon cuttings and groundbreakings during the Forward Thinking capital campaign, but this week marked a new kind of ceremony to kick off construction: the hammer swing. As more

A year in review: Watch highlights from 2014–15

students walking toward Tinkham Veale University Center

The end of the calendar year may have big parties and the ball drop at Times Square. But the end of the fiscal year—which, for Case Western Reserve, is June 30—never has sub-zero temperatures or

CWRU Career Center awarded third straight gold level certification for LGBTQ resources

The Case Western Reserve University Career Center received the gold level of the 2015 LGBTQ Career Center Certification awarded by Out for Work (OFW), marking the third straight year the center has attained the

Interprofessional education gains support with $2.27 million commitment to scholarships

students working on mannequin

Northeast Ohio’s Bonacker and Warburton families exemplify the spirit of interprofessional health care. Now, their foundation will advance a similar spirit in education. Last week at a panel discussion featuring health sciences deans and students,

5 questions with…cancer researcher, VeloSano rider Bill Schiemann

William Schiemann

Bill Schiemann, professor of general medical sciences, has devoted years to studying breast cancer—specifically, metastasis, or cancer’s spread to other parts of the body, which is the cause of more than 90 percent of

Alumni Toby Lewis and Milton Marquis elected to Case Western Reserve Board of Trustees

Last week, Case Western Reserve University announced the election of two new members to its Board of Trustees, one a renowned arts curator and philanthropist, and the other a prominent antitrust litigator. Toby Devan

think[box] renovation project receives $2 million in support


Leading innovators whose roots date back to the early 20th century have come together to seed the same spirit in those of the 21st. The Lubrizol Foundation, The Kent H. Smith Charitable Trust and The

CWRU researchers help Air Force think small—as in bug size

crane fly

Flies and moths can hover, maneuver and fly to a target through a moonless night better than any manmade aircraft. Biologists at Case Western Reserve University are helping the U.S. Air Force to understand

Law professor Sharona Hoffman’s new book offers wide-ranging tips on aging, caring for elderly loved ones


The challenges can be immense when a busy middle-aged person must adapt to managing the care of an elderly family member or close friend, especially if one or more chronic illnesses are involved. A new