The Observer

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...

Cleveland Eats festival canceled

Cleveland Eats festival canceled

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Outside the Circle, Top Stories

A beloved Cleveland festival is no longer. The widely attended Cleveland Eats Tri-C Culinary Festival has been canceled after only two years. Michael Huff, the dean of the Hospitality Management Center at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C), helped launch the festival in 2017. “Cleveland Eats bega...

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...

Engineering Challenges Carnival kicks off E-Week

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Events & Talks, Inside the Circle, News, Outside the Circle

Hundreds of students aged 2-18 years-old from the greater Cleveland area gathered at the Thwing Center last Saturday for the Engineering Challenges Carnival. Kicking off the week-long celebration of engineers, or “E-Week,” the annual carnival is Case Western Reserve University’s largest science,...

Panelists address Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ effects on Africa

Abbey Wells, Staff Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Clubs & Organizations, News

To commemorate the United Nations’ World Day of Social Justice on Feb. 20, the Inamori International Center for Ethics and the Social Justice Institute sponsored a panel in which they examined human rights in Africa. These institutions host events annually to address human rights issues throughout ...

Dance marathon celebrates yearlong SpartanTHON fundraising

Dance marathon celebrates yearlong SpartanTHON fundraising

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2019


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

This past Saturday, Feb. 16, a few hundred dancers committed to staying upright for 12 hours as a part of SpartanTHON’s 11th annual Dance Marathon. Participants had fundraised throughout the year either individually or as a part of an organization. Dance Marathon is part of a national series of da...

CWRU faculty joins international research team on bipolar disorder

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Campus Insider, Faculty Insight, News

Members of the Case Western Reserve University faculty are involved in an international research project focused on creating an inclusive database of research on bipolar disorder (BD) and looking closely at how it progresses during patients’ lifespans. BD is a mental health condition characterize...

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