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LONDON, ENGLAND: A man protests against Brexit outside the Houses of Parliament on July 5, 2018 in London, England. A prolonged heatwave continues to grip much of the country, with no rain falling in some part for over six weeks. While many enjoy the sunshine, the lack of water is having a dramatic affect. Farmers are finding it difficult to feed their cattle, water levels in reservoirs are falling rapidly and wildlife is struggling. As rivers dry up reports of mass fish die offs have been reported. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

History professor teaching Brexit SAGES course weighs in on Brexit’s implications

Surita Basu, News Editor February 7, 2020

June 23, 2016. That was the date of the referendum that resulted in the people of the United Kingdom deciding to leave the European Union with a vote of 52% in favor and 48% opposed. Yet, two prime ministers...

Professor Maggie Vinters book “Last Acts: The Art of Dying on the Early Modern Stage,” discusses the theatricality of death in the Elizabethan era

CWRU English professor Vinter discusses death in the Elizabethan era

Matt Hooke, Executive Editor October 4, 2019

On the wall of Associate Professor Maggie Vinter’s office in Guilford House, there is a poster showing all 64 deaths in playwright William Shakespeare’s tragedies. Vinter’s debut book, “Last Acts:...

CWRU School of Medicine faculty wins prestigious award

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter September 20, 2019

Dr. Heather Broihier, a professor in the Department of Neurosciences, recently won the Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS),...

Paul Schroeder, beloved CWRU professor, retires after 14 years

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter September 13, 2019

“Don’t have an idea of what you want to do,” shared Paul Schroeder, visiting professor of political science at Case Western Reserve University, about finding one’s path in life. He has held this...

CWRU researchers find 3.8 million-year-old skull

CWRU researchers find 3.8 million-year-old skull

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter September 6, 2019

“There was a moment when I couldn’t control my emotions. Apparently, I was jumping up and down, a behavior that I don’t usually show when I find hominin fossils, and the locals who were standing...

Guggenheim Fellow, Professor Michael Clune

CWRU professor named Guggenheim Fellow

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter April 19, 2019

Michael Clune, a Case Western Reserve University professor in the department of English, was recently named a Guggenheim Fellow. The fellowships, according to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation...

Christine Duval, assistant professor of Chemical and Biomoleclar Engineering

CWRU faculty involved in nuclear forensic research

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter April 19, 2019

So you’ve found some uranium—now what? This question was posed by Christine Duval, an assistant professor in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Her presentation on nuclear...

A rendering of the discovered Theosodon arozquetai and Llullataruca shockeyi by paleoartist Velizar Simeonovski

Breaking new ground

April 5, 2019

Case Western Reserve University professor Darin Croft has a new exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH). The exhibit, titled “Mammal Mysteries of South America,'' highlights Croft’s...

Professor explores link between lead poisoning, juvenile delinquency

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter April 5, 2019

Through Case Western Reserve University’s Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Professor Rob Fischer is working on an initiative to find a link between lead poisoning, usually resulting...

School of Medicine professor’s research leads to big money for startup

Maryam Iqbal, Staff Reporter March 29, 2019

March 13 was a happy day for Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’s Professor of Neuroscience Jerry Silver. After 30 years of research on “basic mechanisms that can robustly enhance nerve...

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