The Observer

University’s shortcomings addressed in final CUE report

Matt Hooke and Sophia Yakumithis

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, The State of CWRU

If it accomplishes its goal to “strengthen the overall value, reputation and desirability of [Case Western Reserve University’s] undergraduate experience,” the Provost’s Commission on the Undergraduate Experience (CUE) could transform the University into a more vibrant, enhanced learning envi...

CWRU falls in recent undergraduate rankings

CWRU falls in recent undergraduate rankings

Sophia Yakumithis, News Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Headlines, News, The State of CWRU, Top Stories

In U.S. News & World Report’s recently published 2019 Best Colleges lists, Case Western Reserve University came in at No. 42 for National Universities, a considerable dip from last year’s position of No. 37. This is the first time in eight years that the University has ranked below No. 40 on the ...

CWRU finalizing plan to house expanding class sizes

Julia Bianco, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2014


Filed under News, The State of CWRU

With applications for the class of 2017 reaching record levels, the question on many students’ minds has been simple: Where are we going to put everyone? The university has been working through a number of plans for housing the expanding class sizes, including reclaiming Taplin Hall, which holds...

CWRU engineering, management applicants rising faster than humanities, social sciences

Ellie Rambo, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2014


Filed under News, The State of CWRU

The surge in undergraduate applications to CWRU in recent years is often reported by campus publications, and the rapid increase is noteworthy. This year over 21,600 students applied to become CWRU undergraduates, marking an 18 percent increase over last year. An increase this large is likely to have...

A guide to current campus construction

Julia Bianco, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2014


Filed under News, The State of CWRU

New Medical Education Building A joint venture between Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic, the new medical education center will be located on the Clinic’s campus on East 93rd Street. The new center will combine the university’s broader scope with the Clinic’s more hands-on ap...

President Snyder responds to student concerns, addresses growing class sizes

Mark Patteson, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2014


Filed under News, The State of CWRU

President Barbara Snyder attended Tuesday’s Undergraduate Student Government meeting as guest speaker and answered questions from undergraduates as part of a push by USG to bridge the gap between students and administrators. Both the questions and Snyder focused on plans for the continued improvement...

Students and faculty set CWRU records for innovation

Jonah Roth, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2014


Filed under News, The State of CWRU

Despite the challenges associated with new business ventures, Case Western Reserve University has its greatest success over the past year in terms of student startups and faculty innovations. In its first official month of operation at CWRU, entrepreneurship program Blackstone LaunchPad helped launch...

Law school law clinic provides over 16,000 hours of free assistance

Julia Bianco, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2014


Filed under News, The State of CWRU

In the past year, the Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law provided over 16,040 hours of pro bono assistance to members of the Cleveland community, while handling 141 cases. The law clinic allows third-year law students to work as the primary legal counsel...

Stat Snaps

Arielle Soffer and Tara Tran

January 23, 2014


Filed under News, The State of CWRU

31 patients treated at one-stop dental-nursing program Through an academic partnership between the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and the School of Dental Medicine called The Collaborative Home for Oral Heath, Medical Review and Health Promotion, underserved patients in the Cleveland area h...

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