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.

SAGES Fellow Luke Reader writes on Brexit and Britain’s political identity

History News Network have published SAGES teaching fellow Luke Reader's article on how the imminent prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union is reshaping British political affiliation, and fracturing Parliamentary politics. Read the article here: “One Thing We Know for Sure About Brexit Is the Effect It’s Having...

Congratulations to Dr Lisa Nielson

After a highly-successful two year stint at the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, Dr Lisa Nielson, an Anisfield-Wolf Fellow, is returning to full-time teaching in SAGES. The Observer recently ran an article celebrating her achievements running the Women's Center.

Gabrielle Bychowski writes article about transgender people in Middle Ages

Anisfield-Wolf SAGES Fellow, and lecturer in English, Gabrielle Bychowski has written about the existence and experiences of transgender people in the Middle Ages. The article, “Were there Transgender People in the Middle Ages?” was published in The Public Medievalist, which features research on society in medieval times and other...

Brad Ricca – 5 Things to Know About Comics

Brad Ricca, SAGES Teaching Fellow and the author of Super Boys: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster – the Creators of Superman has shared '5 Things to Know About Comic Books' in today's edition of The Daily. Dr Ricca's University Seminar Colors, Capes and Characters ...

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...

SAGES Writing Fellow Steve Pinkerton On American Preachers with Guns

Why Americans have long been fascinated by gunfighting preachers.   SAGES Teaching Fellow Steve Pinkerton has written an article for The Conversation discussing America's longstanding fascination with gun-toting religious men. It has been republished by Daily Beast, Raw Story, Chicago Tribune, Religion News Service and History News Network.