The Seminar Approach to General Education and Scholarship provides a foundation for Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) undergraduates in critical thinking, written and oral communication, the use of information, quantitative reasoning, engagement with ethical issues and diversity, and exposure to experimental and theoretical approaches to understanding human culture and behavior, scientific knowledge, and methods of research.
CWRU’s third annual food symposium will take place from March 23rd to March 30th at different locations throughout the CWRU campus. Centering on this year’s theme of “Food, health, and politics,” the programs will include a keynote speech by Marion Nestle (sponsored by the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities) on food politics, two panel discussions, a Food Market featuring herbs and microgreens, and a cooking competition. …Read more.
Congratulations to the winners of the Celebration of Student Writing awards.
Best Class Presentation Award
First place: USNA 249—Restoring the Great Lakes
Students: Walter Ballard, Caitlin Campbell, Brian Eckert, Shota Nemoto and William Warren
Instructor: Glenn Oldenbrett
Second place: FSSY 183—E-Lit: Digital Spaces and New Media
Students: Harrison Bloom, Abby Bukovinszky, Colin Crago, Ashlyn Cummins, Leah Fox, Clayton Goertemiller, Britta Harbury, Maximilian Hewit, Kalan Hurdle, Penelope Jankoski, Zubair Mukhl, Freddie Sanabria, Akil Sirguroh, Ashlen Trapalis, Skyler Wadas, Iris Wilcox and Poorva Zope
Instructor: Kristine Kelly
Third Place: FSSO 176—Savor: The Ethics and Politics of Eating
Students: Kelly Emerson, Alex Fang, Andrew Ford, Karina Guevara, Gabrielle Horowitz, Sharmila Iyer, Kaylyn Johnson, Niko Kamlet, Karthik Karta, Vivian Lo, Kayla Miller, Brian Schnell, Bethany Snyder, David Suh, Fabiola Torres, Sean Twomey, Peter Wilson and Reece Eldridge
Instructor: Narcisz Fejes
Best Individual Research Presentation Award
Winner: Hudson Hu
Course: FSCC 100—International Student Wellness
Instructor: Mary Assad
Honorable Mention: Natalie Bick
Course: USNA 287P—Women and Science
Instructor: Barbara Burgess-Van Aken
The winners will be recognized at the Writing Program Awards Reception in April. …Read more.
SAGES Fellow Dave Lucas has become Ohio’s second Poet Laureate. The news was announced by governor John Kasich, and has been widely reported. To celebrate the occasion, The Daily has run a Q&A with Professor Lucas, who teaches the popular SAGES course Poetry For People Who Hate Poetry. …Read more.
The Daily reports on students in the SAGES class FSNA129, Engineering Design for the World’s Poorest, who have built a device to treat jaundice that would work in rural areas in the developing world. …Read more.