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.

How Gun Control Came to Britain

SAGES English Lecturer Luke Reader has a new article on History News Network called How Gun Control Came to Britain, which explores how Britain enacted tougher gun laws following a 1996 shooting at a primary school. …Read more.

The 2015 Anisfield-Wolf Award Ceremony

10 September 2015 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‚Äôs passion for social justice. …Read more.

Matthew Feinberg – Talk at Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative

On Friday 2 October, SAGES English Lecturer Matthew Feinberg will be giving a talk at Kent State’s Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative downtown at 1309 Cleveland Ave Suite 200, from 12-1. It is free and open to the public. …Read more.

SAGES Fellow David Lucas

SAGES Fellow David Lucas has moderated a round table with poets David Baker and Jill Bialosky for Belt magazine, available here.
His poem “November” is being reprinted in the 11th ed. …Read more.

John Flores – Winner of the 2015 Richard A. Bloom Award

John Flores has received the 2015 Richard A. Bloom, M.D., Excellence in SAGES Teaching Award. Dr. Flores is from the Department of History where he holds the position of Climo Junior Professor of the College of Arts and Sciences. …Read more.

First Seminar Registration Problems

Some students currently registering for First Seminar are encountering an issue where they select and submit courses and are then given an Error Code 1438571294.0.530.0. We’re aware of the problem, and we’re working to fix it. …Read more.