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How chemical engineering can help you make the perfect turkey

Public health officials are urging Americans to spend Thanksgiving Day with immediate family only, and most Americans expect to have smaller plans than years past.
Chemical Engineering phenomena such as mass transfer and process control that dominate chemical plants are also used in your own kitchen
November 20, 2020

As the fall semester wraps up, students around campus prepare to head home for the first time in months for Thanksgiving break. Like everything else, this Thanksgiving will be unlike any before. Public...

Controversy surrounding club recognition of Case for Life through Division of Student Affairs

November 20, 2020

Over the past few months, the student body has disagreed over the instatement of Case for Life (CFL), a pro-life student organization whose mission is to “build a culture of life” and to “work to...

Brandon Chrostowski, EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute CEO and founder, speaks on film “Knife Skills”

November 13, 2020

In an event co-sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement and Learning and the Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship, Case Western Reserve University students were able to participate in a discussion...

New COVID-19 tests for those on campus

Vault Health, the first FDA Emergency Use Authorization approved saliva test for COVID-19, has a 98% conclusive rate.
November 13, 2020

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the United States, colleges and universities are expanding testing services in order to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus across campuses. Since August,...

Engineering design beyond the equations

The Engineering Peer Advisors consists of 12 advisors in 8 disciplines, with 5 double majoring.
Collaboration between the humanities, arts, and STEM can lead to innovative and creative solutions to issues. What’s stopping it?
November 13, 2020

Recently, the Engineering Peer Advisors hosted a series of discussions focusing on engineering beyond a set of equations and spreadsheets, towards real, concrete challenges. On Oct. 31, five students,...

“I’m Possible with Joshua Rivedal” event from NAMI

November 6, 2020

Trigger Warning: suicide It is normal to feel anxious or down at times, especially during such an uncertain period for our nation right now. However, during such times, people who have already suffered...

Under a layer of glass, water exists on the surface of the moon

In the week of a Blue Moon, scientists from NASA discover water on the moon
November 6, 2020

Recent studies from a team of NASA scientists have suggested that water can be found on the moon. This discovery could streamline future space exploration and colonization, and also has implications for...

Podcasts from the Health & Wellness Council intend to improve students’ health

October 30, 2020

Election day, social issues, COVID-19, Zoom fatigue and midterms—these are words that could induce anxiety in any college student right now, yet they are all issues that we have to face. Therefore, it...

Historian Martha S. Jones reveals hidden history of the 19th Amendment at virtual Think Forum

Author and professor Martha S. Jones joined CWRU virtually last week as a part of the Think Forum to talk about her recent book.
October 30, 2020

Martha S. Jones, historian, author and professor at Johns Hopkins University, spoke last Thursday evening at the Think Forum about her book “Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and...

The Interprofessional Dialogues Committee hosts the second session of its structural racism series

October 23, 2020

On Oct. 15 from noon to 1 p.m. and on Nov. 2 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Interprofessional Dialogues Committee held the second session of its Structural Racism series. This month’s session featured guest...

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