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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.

Star Student Names His Favorite Teacher

Undergraduate Chris Carr has discovered a new galaxy as part of his studies, one that’s unusually gas rich and demonstrating evidence of recent star formation.

In an interview with The Daily, Carr was asked who the best teacher he had was, and answered:
“I’ve had several amazing teachers throughout my educational career, but for my time at Case [Western Reserve], I’d have to say my favorite was Dr. …Read more.

SAGES Writing Fellow Steve Pinkerton On American Preachers with Guns

Why Americans have long been fascinated by gunfighting preachers.
SAGES Writing Fellow Steve Pinkerton has written an article for The Conversation discussing America’s longstanding fascination with gun-toting religious men. …Read more.

All Undergraduates Who Have Not Submitted Their Writing Portfolios Will Be Affected by Blackboard Closing

Please be advised that starting June 1, 2018, all submitted student work archived on Blackboard will no longer be available. Any assignments submitted to Blackboard will not be transferred to Canvas. …Read more.

SAGES Fellow Dave Lucas Officially Ohio’s Poet Laureate reports on an official event marking the appointment of Dave Lucas as Ohio’s Poet Laureate. …Read more.

Food Symposium 2018

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.

Celebration of Student Writing Winners Announced

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.

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