The Observer

Summer study abroad programs offered on six continents

Alexia Kim, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2018

The Office of Education Abroad is currently offering unique and enriching study abroad opportunities for the summer of 2018. With a wide range of summer study abroad programs offered to all students, there is easily a program for everyone. According to the Office of Education Abroad, students can expand...

Study Abroad: Financially accessible?

The study abroad fair was hosted on Sept. 9 on the quad, exposing students to various study abroad opportunties.

Jasmine Gallup, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2016

With universities across the country getting increasingly competitive about attracting prospective students, or ‘prospies,’ one of the things that’s getting the spotlight on almost every campus tour is the seemingly omnipresent study abroad program. The ease with which students can travel inter...

International dinner recognizes global CWRU

Former US Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage spoke at the dinner, giving a brief overview of many countries' most pressing issues.

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

April 15, 2016

Forty-five percent of undergraduate students at Case Western Reserve University in 2014-2015 studied abroad, and the university has nearly 2,100 international students. To celebrate the university’s internationalization, the Center for International Affairs held their second International Achievement...

CWRU students in Brussels safe during attacks

Fourth-year student Mara Grigg took the above photo and posted it to Facebook after leaving Brussels. She was in a less-populated part of the city when the terrorist attacks occurred. She wrote the following caption: “As much as I know I’m blessed that I can leave to get somewhere safe, my heart goes out to [the people of Brussels].”

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

March 25, 2016

On their first morning after arriving in Brussels, Belgium, two Case Western Reserve University students were tired, so they decided to take an extra nap before heading out into the city. As they were getting ready to go out, they got a message from their host: Check the news, and stay out of the city. Mara...

Scholarship program to allow students to study in China

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015

Starting in the fall 2015 semester, a new scholarship program will grant two Case Western Reserve University students the opportunity to study abroad in China. The annual program will cover tuition, basic living expenses and medical insurance for the accepted students. Travel and other personal costs...

Stories From Inside the Blockade: CWRU in Cuba

Katy Witkowski, Staff Reporter

August 24, 2012

“This is a place without time,” said artist Rolando Estévez Jordán.  A place where vintage American cars are used daily as taxis; where college students have never accessed the Internet; where pay phones are common, and cell phones do not have data plans.  This is where the students of SPAN 306:...

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