The Observer

International Honor Society inducts CWRU researcher into Hall of Fame

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Awards, Campus Insider, News, Research

This year, a Case Western Reserve University nurse researcher will be inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) Researcher Hall of Fame. Joachim Voss is a professor at CWRU’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and director of the Sarah Cole Hirsh Institute ...

Forward Thinking campaign surpasses fundraising goals

Abbey Wells, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Case Western Reserve University’s Forward Thinking capital campaign has raised $1.82 billion in gifts and pledges, greatly surpassing its original goal. Starting in 2011, the campaign originally aimed to raise $1 billion over the next five years, but the goal was adjusted to $1.5 billion in 2014. Forwar...

2020 U.S. News & World Report graduate, professional rankings released

Lev Pearlman, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Awards, Campus Insider, News

On March 12, U.S. News & World Report, on their site referred to as “the global authority in education rankings,” released their 2020 rankings for Graduate and Professional Schools across the United States. The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School remained 9th for social work programs across ...

Prominent Arab-Israeli conflict scholar speaks on campus

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

On Tuesday night, in the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Community Studies Center, Mouin Rabbani spoke to Case Western Reserve University students and University Circle community members about “Israel, Zionism and Anti-Semitism.” Rabbani, a senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies, argued t...

Lecture focuses on racial disparities in treatment of autism

Lev Pearlman, Contributing Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

On Feb. 26 Dr. David Mandell, the Kenneth E. Appel Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, delivered the third annual Kessler-Freedeim Lecture. The event was sponsored by the Schubert Center for Child Studies and co-sponsored by the International Center for Autism R...

Academic Integrity Board hosts Eaton executive

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

On Friday, Feb. 22, the Case Western Academic Integrity Board (CWRU AIB) hosted its concluding event of I-Week, a keynote address from guest speaker Mark Lekan of the Eaton Corporation. Lekan serves as the Director of Ethics and Compliance, Americas, for the Eaton Corporation, a global power manage...

Yemen Accountability Project aims to document war crimes

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Clubs & Organizations, News

Case Western Reserve University law students are working with the Henry T. King, Jr. War Crimes Research Office to initiate the first comprehensive mapping of war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Yemeni Civil War. This initiative, called the Yemen Accountability Project, has drawn over 70...

Truss-worthy civil engineering professor wins teaching award

Yvonne Pan, A&E Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

As an undergraduate student at Case Western Reserve University, Katie Wheaton tried to find a path for herself. Now as the professor of Civil Engineering 160, Surveying and Computer Graphics, Wheaton is often the first face to welcome civil engineering students into the department, following these bew...

Latest Think Big discussion focuses on humanities

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

On Monday, Feb. 25, there was another discussion led by Case Western Reserve University Provost Ben Vinson as part of the university’s “Think Big” initiative, aiming to involve the entire campus in the strategic planning for the future. The discussion featured two speakers on the panel. The first was...

Center for Women accepting nominations for awards

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Awards, Campus Insider, News

The Flora Stone Mather Center for Women (CFW) is accepting nominations for the 2019 Women of Achievement Awards. The award, given every two years, will be celebrating its 11th anniversary this year. According to the CFW website, the award “celebrates the scholarship and research” of nominees. T...

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