The Observer

Court rules that CWRU can deny degrees due to a lack of professionalism

Miriam Ridge, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2015

A recent federal appeals court ruling will allow Case Western Reserve University to deny a degree if it determines that a student lacks professionalism. Last summer, CWRU School of Medicine student Amir Al-Dabagh completed all of the requirements to become a doctor, but the school decided to expel him due to a number of disciplinary issues. Al-Dabagh gra...

Researchers use spice to fight cancer

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

Dr. Afshin Dowlati, professor of medicine in hematology and oncology at the CWRU School of Medicine, recently published a paper with several collegeaus that showed circumin, an ingredient in the spice turmeric, killed cells of the cancer mesothelioma. He first found that hyperactivation of STAT3,...

New collaborative medical campus will also include nursing, dental students

John Brogan, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2014

The CWRU medical school is working on a new campus in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic.

The MCAT Dilemma

Students prepare for the grueling test which will be revised in April of 2015

Alexander Wheaton, Contributing Reporter

September 25, 2014

After the Association of American Medical Colleges announced that the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) would be revised in April of 2015, many pre-medical students are scrambling to take the test before it changes. Adhithya Baskar is one such student. A junior, he took the test last Saturday...

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