The Observer

Third year student studies human motility in Kenya

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2015

For over a month during the summer, third-year student Diane Bernardoni had a diet composed entirely of rice, beans, noodles, bread and various other starches. She was without cellphone reception and regular access to water, in the deep interior of Kenya near Lake Turkana. Her fascination with hominids—all...

CWRU students develop foot-powered cell phone charger to help Africa’s poorest

Sophomores Ian Ferre and Sam Crisanti have won grant money from the EPA to help fund their foot-powered cell phone charger.

Suneil Kamath, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2015

For two Case Western Reserve University engineering students, a routine class project has now become funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Sophomores Ian Ferre and Sam Crisanti took chemical engineering professor Daniel Lacks’ class, “Engineering for the World’s Poorest.”...

EMBA students make friends for life

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2014

After an unforgettable trip abroad, Case Western Reserve University’s graduate students in the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) class of 2015 found a creative way to give back to South African communities in need. Every summer, members of each EMBA class travel to different nations...

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