Buildings with ”rocking” technology would be more earthquake-resilient, finds CWRU civil engineer


Buildings that rock during an earthquake and return to plumb would withstand seismic shaking better than structural designs commonly used in vulnerable zones of California and elsewhere, a Case Western Reserve University researcher has

Kelvin Smith Library joins digital content repository HathiTrust

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The Kelvin Smith Library at Case Western Reserve University is now a member of HathiTrust, a large-scale collaborative repository of digital content from major research institutions and libraries. With more than 90 partners, HathiTrust aims

CWRU astronomers win time on Hubble to study galaxy formation


Case Western Reserve University astronomer Chris Mihos leads a team of Ohio researchers recently awarded nearly 20 hours of observing time on the Hubble Space Telescope to study the outskirts of the nearby spiral

Transgender advocate, Emmy nominee Laverne Cox to present at CWRU


This post has been updated to note that tickets already are sold out. Laverne Cox, transgender advocate and Emmy nominee for the critically acclaimed Netflix series Orange is the New Black, will present the lecture,

5 Questions with…Undergraduate Student Government President Taylor Gladys


Senior Taylor Gladys has been an advocate for students at Case Western Reserve University since she first stepped foot on campus more than three years ago. The biochemistry (pre-med) major joined Undergraduate Student Government (USG)

CWRU psychologist offers tips for a better night’s sleep

Natalie Staats Reiss, a licensed psychologist in University Counseling Services at Case Western Reserve University, offers tips to help anyone get a better night’s rest—especially college students adjusting to a new environment and bed. First,

Study finds women seek anti-aging clinicians to receive more personalized care, “natural” treatments for menopausal symptoms

Feeling that conventional doctors did not take their suffering seriously, women instead sought out hormonal treatments for menopausal symptoms from anti-aging clinicians, according to a Case Western Reserve University study that investigated the appeal

Hartman Foundation expands support for Case School of Engineering co-op program

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David Hartman, a 1958 graduate of Case Institute of Technology, wants all engineering students to benefit from the “real world learning” cooperative education provides. The Hartman Foundation Inc., which he founded and is now led

CWRU to host Hispanic Heritage Month art show

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To celebrate national Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), Case Western Reserve University will host a special art show, featuring local Latin American artists from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Guatemala and Mexico. The show will

Case Western Reserve University slips one spot to 38th in annual “U.S. News & World Report” Best Colleges rankings

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Despite gains in several component categories, Case Western Reserve slipped one notch, to 38th, in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings released today. The dip marked the first time the