5 questions with… Distinguished University Professor, AAAS board member Cynthia Beall

Cynthia Beall

When she joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) as a graduate student in 1970, Cynthia Beall considered it a means of earning her badge in science; in fact, it was

5 questions with… Food Recovery Network leader Shadi Ahmadmehrabi

Shadi Ahmadmehrabi

The Food Recovery Network’s mission is simple: “Fight waste and feed people.” Food waste is an ever-growing problem in the United States, especially on college campuses like Case Western Reserve University. But across the city,

5 questions with… engineering student and entrepreneur Xyla Foxlin

Xyla Foxlin's Parihug booth at CES

How do you let someone know you love and miss them without words? With miles between two people, it can be difficult to convey that feeling. A hug certainly could do the trick, but

5 questions with… music education nonprofit founder, senior Suneil Kamath

Suneil Kamath

When Suneil Kamath picked up violin as a child, he immediately felt a passion and appreciation for music—one that he’s carried with him ever since. But when he traveled to India in high school to

5 questions with… retiring UCITE director Mano Singham

Mano Singham

Much of Mano Singham’s time at Case Western Reserve University has been spent teaching teachers. That, combined with his work as a physics instructor, means he’s had an impact—either directly or indirectly—on the lives

5 questions with… professor, MRI entrepreneur Robert Brown

Bob Brown holding the

When asked about his career accomplishments, Robert Brown’s answer always centers on one theme: his students. It’s a fitting response for someone who, over the years, has not only earned the university’s highest faculty honor—Distinguished

5 questions with… computer engineering major, study abroad student Jean Castillo

Jean Castillo

It’s been an uncharacteristically warm fall here in Cleveland—but halfway around the world, Jean Castillo has spent months swept up in a Snowstorm. Castillo, a fourth-year Case Western Reserve undergraduate, is studying abroad this semester

5 questions with… one of Smokey Robinson’s violinists, physics instructor Ed Caner

Ed Caner in Hey Mavis

Ed Caner vividly remembers the first time he took the stage with Smokey Robinson. It was 1990, and Caner was playing violin for Robinson’s fans on a floating stage in the Cuyahoga River. The

5 questions with… junior English major, Cavalier Girl Bry Atchison

Bry Atchison dancing at Cavs game

When the Cleveland Cavaliers tip off tonight in Quicken Loans Arena for their first home game of the season, fans from Case Western Reserve University might see a familiar face on the court: Bry

5 questions with… retiring Thwing Center building service worker Edith Farmer

Edith Farmer

Today, Edith Farmer will retire from Case Western Reserve University after 21 years as a building service worker in Thwing Center. But longtime members of the campus community may recall seeing her smile around