Law students devote spring break to immigration detainees at family residential center in Texas

CWRU law students in Dilley, Texas

When three third-year students at Case Western Reserve University School of Law were offered an unexpected chance to use their spring break getting real-time immigration law experience where it matters most, they quickly agreed. Harrison

Office of Multicultural Affairs to celebrate 25th annual Unity Banquet and Scholarship Benefit

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Case Western Reserve University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) will present Washington, D.C.-based award-winning journalist, social activist and political commentator Jeff Johnson as keynote speaker for its 25th annual Unity Banquet and Scholarship Benefit. The

New book by CWRU sociologists examines life events that lead to teen pregnancy

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If Diane could reverse time, she never would have slammed the door—an act of teen frustration and ongoing family conflict that finally got her kicked out of her mother’s house. Thus began a cascade of

Case Western Reserve scientists discover hidden meaning, ”speed limits” within the genetic code

Finding could open unique avenues for treating illness Case Western Reserve University scientists have discovered that speed matters when it comes to how messenger RNA (mRNA) deciphers critical information within the genetic code—the complex chain

Study finds more weight-loss approaches needed for people with neurological disabilities

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Nutrition and weight-loss research in adults with disabling conditions is still in its formative stages A review of nutrition and weight-loss interventions for people with impaired mobility found strategies are sorely lacking for people with

5 questions with…senior computer science major, hacker Stephanie Hippo

Early in life, senior Stephanie Hippo’s parents gave her sound advice: “You can complain about something, but until you do something about it, you’re just part of the problem.” Two years ago, Hippo encountered

ideastream airs series highlighting Case Comprehensive Cancer Center members

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As a precursor to the showing of the documentary Ken Burns Presents: Cancer—The Emperor of All Maladies, ideastream (90.3 WCPN, WVIZ/PBS and has embarked on a project to cover regional cancer stories from

Callahan Distinguished Lecture presents Sherry Turkle on how technology is shaping our relationships

Sherry Turkle

With personal communication dominated by texts, tweets and online posts, some wonder if social technology has hollowed out what it means to be social—that we are losing the art of conversation with disturbing consequences. Sherry

Engineering’s Philip Feng receives NSF CAREER Award

Philip Feng

Philip Feng, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science, has won a $500,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Award for his five-year project, “Dynamically Tuning 2D Semiconducting Crystals and Heterostructures

Depression symptoms of African-American cancer patients may be under-recognized, study finds

Amy Zhang

Case Western Reserve University nurse scientist Amy Zhang, who has long examined quality-of-life issues in cancer patients, wondered whether depression in African-American cancer patients has been under-recognized for treatment. Accurately assessing depression in cancer patients