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Activities abound in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.

Activities abound in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

Despite closing campus this past Monday in celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Case Western Reserve University and University Circle blossomed last weekend with various activities in celebration of King. Each year, CWRU hosts a special convocation ceremony in honor of King. On F...

Cultures mix, students share experiences

Cultures mix, students share experiences

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News, Top Stories

Friday, Jan. 18 marked the Cultural Mixer, hosted by the Taiwanese American Student Association (TASA), Korean American Student Association (KASA), Muslim Student Association (MSA) and La Alianza, a Latino student organization. This was the first time these groups have come together to host an event at...

Government shutdown hits CWRU

Government shutdown hits CWRU

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, News

The partial government shutdown, now in its fourth week, is affecting research universities across the United States, including Case Western Reserve University. Now, professors and students who receive funding from national agencies like the National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S. Department of A...

Provost starts Think Big initiative

Justin Hu, Advertising Manager

January 18, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, News

Case Western Reserve University will be piloting a new initiative known as “Think Big” this semester, an ambitious project that hopes to integrate the university community in directing its future. The brainchild of Provost Ben Vinson III, it will involve three distinct parts: Talk, Test and Act. T...

New director for the Office of Education Abroad

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

Case Western Reserve University hired Angela Miller as its new director for the Office of Education Abroad. She started in the position on Jan. 2. Falling under the umbrella of the Center for International Affairs, which deals with the university’s global strategy, the Office of Education Abroa...

Students share their community New Year’s resolutions

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, News

On Jan. 1, people around the world wake up to a new year. Some spend the previous night at a rave (less than 5 percent), others fall asleep before midnight arrives (22 percent), but most are tucked away at home to share a bottle of champagne with their loved ones (75 percent). Many of these people r...

Large grant expands options for Cleveland humanities students

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, News

A $2 million grant to the Cleveland Humanities Collaborative (CHC) will expand opportunities at Case Western Reserve University for local humanities students. An existing collaborative humanities program at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) will become available to students at Lorain County and Lakeland C...

Greek chapter makes philanthropic impact

Greek chapter makes philanthropic impact

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Greek Life, News

Pi Kappa Phi (Pi Kapp) is the only fraternity in the nation which owns its own philanthropy organization, making it one of the most charitable at Case Western Reserve University. The CWRU chapter of Pi Kapp, however, is also partnering with Up Side of Downs, a local Cleveland organization that supports Clev...

Long time [U]Tech employee Pete Babic passes away

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

This week, the Case Western Reserve University community mourned the passing of University Technology employee Pete Babic, who passed away unexpectedly on Nov. 24 at the age of 60. Babic, an applications developer in [U]Tech, had been a CWRU employee for over 30 years. Babic spearheaded the [U]Tech Software Cente...

Multicultural Dinner bridges diversity, inclusion

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Insider, Events & Talks, News

The International and Multicultural Exchange (TIME) held its first Multicultural Dinner on Sunday night from 6 to 8 p.m. “The purpose of the Multicultural Dinner was to bring students of varying backgrounds together to celebrate and learn about different cultures in our community through food and t...

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