5 questions with… business continuity manager Eun-Joo Ahn

Eun-Joo Ahn

When an emergency occurs, whether manmade or natural, the university’s immediate concern is for the safety of those involved. But what happens after the situation has cleared? Classes, research and day-to-day operations all must

5 questions with… common reading committee, religious studies chair Timothy Beal

beal

Timothy Beal is committed to engaging mass amounts of people in academic thought and discussion. Over the past two years, he’s earned two National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grants to do just that—including,

5 questions with… mechanical coordinator, National Senior Games competitor Sam Arlia

Sam Arlia and his wife, Lisa

Just a month after earning sixth place in the 2013 National Senior Games archery competition in Cleveland, Sam Arlia was in a motorcycle accident that left him with extensive injuries to his left hand

5 questions with… professor of biomedical engineering Anant Madabhushi

Anant Madabhushi in his research lab

As a high school student in Bombay (now Mumbai), India, in the 1990s, Anant Madabhushi competed against thousands of students for a spot in the country’s premier medical and engineering schools. Then, his uncle, an

5 questions with… economics, entrepreneurial studies professor Scott Shane

Scott Shane

Scott Shane, the A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and professor of economics, started teaching at Case Western Reserve University 12 years ago. At that time, entrepreneurship was taught in a classroom

5 questions with… postdoctoral fellow, research advocate Lynn Ulatowski

Lynn Ulatowski

Last month, Lynn Ulatowski joined students and postdoctoral researchers from across the country on Capitol Hill as part of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Hill Day. There, they explained the impact

5 questions with… Leonard Gelfand STEM Center’s director of engineering Me’lani Joseph

When Me’lani Joseph was 11 years old, she and her mother lived in Tanzania near a village where many homes lacked running water and electricity. Though her home had those luxuries, she never forgot the experience of

5 questions with…Case Western Reserve Detective Sgt. Dan Schemmel

CWRU Detective Sgt. Dan Schemmel at an Indians game with his son

Daniel Schemmel was an undergraduate with an undecided major when a criminal justice professor at Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia introduced him to his world. “The study of criminals and why people think the

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

5 questions with…retiring director of Facilities Services Gene Matthews

Thirty years ago, Gene Matthews completed his associate’s degree at Lorain Community College, while working as assistant director of facilities at Oberlin College. The Monday after his graduation, his boss gave him an ultimatum: