5 questions with…Senior Class President Colin Worden


Colin Worden’s involvement in Class Officer Collective (COC) was the result of a collective movement among his housemates more than three years ago. As a first-year in Storrs House, Worden’s friends pushed him to

Campus inventors: Apply for expanded think[box] Student Project Funding

del Campo

For his Miami high school science fair project, Felipe Gomez del Campo set out to discover how plasma and flames interacted—using a Bunsen burner and propane from his family’s grill. Four years later, with

Malaria expert named one of 100 Leading Global Thinkers for 2014


Case Western Reserve University malaria specialist Brian T. Grimberg is among Foreign Policy magazine’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014, who were honored earlier this week in Washington, D.C. Grimberg, of the Center for Global Health and Diseases at

Human Resources launches employee satisfaction survey


Case Western Reserve’s Office of Human Resources (HR) is conducting its inaugural survey of employee satisfaction this month. Its goal is to identify key ways to strengthen the services that HR provides to faculty

National telephone scam touches campus; learn tips on prevention


A common telephone scam involving callers posing as police officers has reached Case Western Reserve in recent days. Members of the campus community report that they have been told by callers that warrants have been

Researchers discern the shapes of high-order Brownian motions

Philip Feng headshot

For the first time, scientists have vividly mapped the shapes and textures of high-order modes of Brownian motions—in this case, the collective macroscopic movement of molecules in microdisk resonators—researchers at Case Western Reserve University

5 questions with…U.S. figure skater, student entrepreneur William Littlefield


A natural sciences and world literature double major. An award-winning student entrepreneur. A nationally renowned figure skater. Meet William Littlefield. Littlefield has long excelled in academics, but it’s his interests outside the classroom that might

World Kindness Day is today—pass it on

graphic of two hands making a heart around the earth

A simple act of kindness can have a major impact—and can inspire others to share the positivity as well. This idea is what drives the simple efforts of the Case Western Reserve University Acts

“Adopting Older Children” offers guide to parents thinking about adopting

Headshot of Victor Groza CWRU

The authors of the new book Adopting Older Children: A Practical Guide to Adopting and Parenting Children over Age Four (New Horizon Press) hope to help guide parents through the process of adopting an

From strangers to mates in 15 minutes

fruit flies

Single gene enables female fruit flies to choose (Mr.) right Ah, to be a fruit fly. No meddling matchmakers, creepy dates or frog kissing. Females process the sights, smell, sounds and touch of love to choose