Fall groundbreaking for first phase of expanded think[box] announced at White House “National Day of Making”


Case Western Reserve will break ground this fall on the first phase of a seven-story, 50,000 square-foot innovation hub designed to give visitors the space, technology and expert advice to imagine, prototype and, if

Case Western Reserve University takes part in National Maker Day

Maker Faire

When the White House shared plans to host a first-ever Maker Faire and national “Day of Making,” Case Western Reserve couldn’t wait to take part. After all, this is the university whose graduates invented the

Case Western Reserve goes ‘All In’ with second annual Day of Giving

Day of Giving

This time, the experiment has become a tradition. A year ago annual fund leaders decided to try the idea of 24-hour campaign to inspire concentrated giving among university alumni and friends. The first annual “Day of

CWRU seniors build an urban garden

urban garden

Clevelanders take over planting, watering and harvesting On a section of East 84th Street dotted with abandoned buildings and vacant lots, five seniors from a Case Western Reserve University chemical engineering class spent the spring

Art education director honored with Diekhoff Teaching Award


Some art education teachers simply cast out their student teachers to fend for themselves. To make sure his students have the best chance to succeed as student art teachers, Tim Shuckerow matches each one’s strengths

SAGES students create magic with shadows for local elementary school


This story could begin in a dark, shadowy place. But it actually occurred in an ordinary school gym with a white sheet and a spotlight. Sixteen SAGES students from Case Western Reserve University recently created

5 questions with…top black women’s history scholar Rhonda Y. Williams


As an undergraduate at University of Maryland, College Park, Rhonda Y. Williams’ first black women’s history class was taught by prominent scholar Sharon Harley. A few years later, when applying for graduate history programs,

Study shows aspirin can reduce colorectal cancer risks for those with specific gene

Sanford Markowitz

The humble aspirin may have just added another beneficial effect beyond its ability to ameliorate headaches and reduce the risk of heart attacks: lowering colon cancer risk among people with high levels of a

Researchers discover heart attack gene, MRP-14, triggers blood clot formation

Discovery could lead to more effective therapies to prevent heart attacks Right now, options are limited for preventing heart attacks. However, the day may come when treatments target the heart attack gene, myeloid related protein-14

Social work students join medical, nursing school peers to provide service at Student-Run Free Clinic

free clinic

In addition to medical attention for acute illnesses, Northeast Ohio residents can now turn to Case Western Reserve University’s Student-Run Free Clinic (SRFC) for social work services. In a broad cross-disciplinary approach that stresses coordination