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Economics professor, back from Washington D.C., teaches from experience

Aneeka Ayyar, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2016

After spending a year working at The White House, Susan Helper, the Frank Tracy Carlton professor of economics, had some eye-opening experiences to share with students. For one thing, she says that President Barack Obama is very sophisticated even off script, and he looks just like he does on television. Helper...

From Carnegie Hall to CWRU

From Carnegie Hall to CWRU

Sanjana Krishnakumar, Contributing Reporter

November 20, 2014

The audience fell silent and the room turned pitch black. Dr. Kelly St. Pierre stood behind the curtain with her violin in one of the world’s most prestigious concert venues. Before she went onstage in Carnegie Hall, St. Pierre tried to slow down her whirling mind. “In the moments before performing...

CWRU appoints bioethics professor as new Vice President of Research

CWRU appoints bioethics professor as new Vice President of Research

John Brogan, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2014

Suzanne Rivera, an assistant professor of bioethics, was recently promoted to the vice president of research. Effective this month, she will support all of the research and scholarly activities happening on campus. “I’ll be working closely with all the deans to better understand their specific...

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