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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...

Long-shot Democratic nomination candidate Andrew Yang visits Cleveland library

Long-shot Democratic nomination candidate Andrew Yang visits Cleveland library

Grace Howard, News Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Events & Talks, News, Outside the Circle

On Feb. 24, Andrew Yang, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, spoke to a packed room at the Mayfield Branch of Cuyahoga County Library about his 2020 presidential campaign and platform. Yang has been flying under the mainstream media’s radar for the most part, with Fox News ...

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...

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,...

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...

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 ...

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