The Observer

CWRU researchers work to analyze “signaling language” in sexual assault cases

Virginia Behmer, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

Researchers from the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences (MSASS) have received a $715,000 grant from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). This grant will fund their project to use artificial intelligence ...

International Honor Society inducts CWRU researcher into Hall of Fame

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

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 ...

Author, journalist Timothy Egan gives talk

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

We are storytelling people. This is the message author Timothy Egan shared during his visit to Case Western Reserve University on March 19 as a part of the Writers Center Stage series. An award-winning author of eight books, Egan has a long history in journalism and is an opinion columnist for the N...

Engineering organization builds clean water pipeline in Costa Rica

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

This past week, engineering students affiliated with the Humanitarian Design Corps (HDC) at Case Western Reserve University spent their spring break traveling to Costa Rica to continue their involvement with the province of Guanacaste through the development of a water pipeline that will greatly impr...

Forward Thinking campaign surpasses fundraising goals

Abbey Wells, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

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

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 ...

Controversial heartbeat bill enters Ohio House of Representatives

Grace Howard, News Editor

March 22, 2019

On Tuesday, March 19, Senate Bill 23, a bill that would ban abortions after a heartbeat is detected in the fetus, had its first hearing in the Ohio House of Representatives with the Health Committee. Senate Bill 23, sponsored by Sen. Kristina Roegner, a Republican from Hudson serving her first term i...

Prominent Arab-Israeli conflict scholar speaks on campus

Nathan Lesch, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

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

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

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...

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