The Observer

CWRU’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter recognized for outstanding membership

Jeniece Montellano, Social Media Editor

January 15, 2016

Case Western Reserve University’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) was recognized as an Outstanding Private University Chapter for 2012-2015 at the Denver Triennial Council this past October. Associate Professor of French Christine Cano was also elected into the PBK senate as a representative of the...

Brittany Chung nationally recognized for promoting social justice at CWRU

Brittany Chung is the only student being recognized in this year's National Dialogue Awards.

Anastazia Vanisko, Copy Editor

October 9, 2015

Fourth-year student Brittany Chung first became involved with Sustained Dialogue when she unintentionally volunteered to be a moderator for a leadership conference the summer before her second year. Since then, she has seen it impact every part of her life and bring substantive changes to the Case Western...

CWRU receives award for diversity

Kalli Schumacher, Contributing Reporter

October 2, 2015

For the fourth consecutive year, Case Western Reserve University has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. Insight into Diversity, a national magazine dedicated to inclusion and diversity in the university setting, honored 92 universities with this award for their commitment...

International health professor named one of the 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014

100 thinkers

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

Case Western Reserve University’s own Brian T. Grimberg, assistant professor of international health, was recently named one of the 100 Leading Global Thinkers of 2014 in Foreign Policy magazine. Grimberg was honored for his groundbreaking work on early malaria detection. “We have a real chance...

Assistant professor wins award from National Institute of Health

Dr Xu

Adithi Iyengar, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2014

After the National Institute of Health review panel voted unanimously on her research proposal, Rong Xu, assistant professor of medical informatics at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, received one of the Director’s New Innovator Awards. Xu is studying the side effects of...

Inamori Ethics Prize awarded to doctor who treats sexual assault victims

Julia Bianco, News Editor

October 3, 2014

Ten years ago, Denis Mukwege spoke before the United Nations Security Council about the use of sexual violence as an act of war. One of the members of the council asked why they had to talk about it. Mukwege’s life’s work is dedicated to showing people why the issues of sexual violence and war...

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