SAGES lecturer to publish novel on Armenian genocide

Cover of the Ash Tree by Daniel Melnick

Daniel Melnick, a part-time SAGES lecturer, will publish his novel, The Ash Tree, on May 15, in conjunction with the centennial commemoration of the Armenian genocide, which began on April 24 a century ago

Undergraduate student argues for marriage equality in op-ed

In response to the Supreme Court hearing on the nationalization of same-sex marriage equality, Joshua D. Lehrer, a junior undergraduate at Case Western Reserve University, published an op-ed in The Plain Dealer. Ohio is one

Weatherhead School’s Mariana Carrera, Justin Gallagher address vaccination debate through economic lens

Mariana Carrera and Justin Gallagher, assistant professors of economics in the Weatherhead School of Management, recently published an op-ed in The Plain Dealer on the economic benefits of vaccinating children. Carrera and Gallagher’s approach examined

Bioethics’ Insoo Hyun speaks on ethical issues of preclinical research

Insoo Hyun

Insoo Hyun, associate professor of bioethics and philosophy, addressed the Institute of Medicine in Washington, D.C., on April 1. In his presentation, he spoke on the ethical issues surrounding preclinical research for mitochondrial replacement therapies

Pediatrics Professor Alberto Costa reviews study on Down syndrome

Alberto Costa

Alberto Costa, professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine, reviewed a study titled, “Intracellular chloride accumulation: a possible mechanism for cognitive deficits in Down syndrome” in the April issue of Nature Medicine. The study,

Case Western Reserve Law Review article judged among best intellectual property scholarship of year

Brenda Simon

An article published by the Case Western Reserve Law Review, “Rules, Standards, and the Reality of Obviousness,” by Brenda M. Simon (65 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 25), has been judged one of the

Dance’s Shannon Sterne produces Cleveland Dance Exchange performance taking place this weekend

Shannon Sterne

Shannon Sterne, assistant professor of dance, will perform with her dance collective, the Cleveland Dance Exchange (CDX), in Cleveland Public Theatre’s DanceWorks Series April 9-11. A single evening-length work in 10 sections, “Top 10” was

Social Justice Institute’s Rhonda Williams publishes review on book about destruction of public housing

Social Justice Institute’s Rhonda Williams publishes review on book about destruction of public housing

Rhonda Williams, founder and director of the Social Justice Institute and associate professor of history, recently published a review in Southern Spaces, an interdisciplinary scholarly journal about the regions, places and cultures of the

Weatherhead’s Michael Goldberg records TEDxHeraklion on entrepreneurship

goldberg ted talk

Michael Goldberg, visiting assistant professor of design and innovation at Weatherhead School of Management, traveled to Greece in February for a TEDxHeraklion session with Alexis Komselis, director of the ALBA Hub for Enterprise & Development in

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

Erdmans and black

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