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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.

David Kazdan wins Wittke Teaching Award



As reported in The Daily, David Kazdan has won the university’s prestigious Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for his University Seminar (USSO290Y) Shrinking the World, in which he shares his love for ham radio, and leads discussions on communications technology, censorship and regulation. …Read more.

Gail Arnoff writes about Memory and Narrative

SAGES Fellow Gail Arnoff (USSO234, Questions of Identity), has written about the intersection between memory and narrative for the website of the Books@Work organization.
“The opportunity to talk about Another Brooklyn with a diverse group of paraprofessionals from two suburban schools intrigued me. …Read more.

Opportunity for Student Peer Writing Fellows

The Writing Resource Center (WRC) seeks skilled undergraduate writers to serve as Peer Writing Fellows for a maximum of six hours per week during the Fall and Spring academic terms. Primary responsibilities include consulting individually with campus writers on their written projects on an appointment basis. …Read more.

The Richard A. Bloom, M.D. Award for Distinguished Teaching in the SAGES Program

Criteria for Selection
The award is presented each year to a Case Western Reserve University faculty member who has provided distinguished teaching in the SAGES program. To qualify for a nomination, a faculty member must be an instructor of record during the current academic year. …Read more.

Dave Lucas featured in THINK

In the current edition of Think, there is an interview with Dave Lucas, SAGES Fellow and poet, where he discusses his work and his popular SAGES course Poetry for People Who Hate Poetry. …Read more.

The 2016 Anisfield-Wolf Award Ceremony

Last week saw the annual Anisfield-Wolf ceremony to recognize books that have made important contributions to our understanding of racism and human diversity. Cleveland poet and philanthropist Edith Anisfield Wolf established the book awards in 1935, in honor of her father, John Anisfield, and husband, Eugene Wolf, to reflect her family’s passion for social justice. …Read more.

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