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.

COVID-19 and SAGES Teaching

This page will be updated with resources for SAGES Faculty as we move to teach remotely. On 13 March 2020, it was announced that in-person instruction is suspended for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. The President's statement includes the following: "We have made this choice for several reasons, including: the...

Celebration of Student Writing Fall 2019 – Results and Report

314 students from 25 SAGES classes took part in the Celebration of Student Writing event, where they discussed the work they did this semester. Groups and individuals made presentations to judges, and these were voted on. Students’ Favorites   1st choice:  FSSY 185: Children’s Picture Books (section 100) 2nd choice:  FSSY 185: Children’s...

Beyond Silicon Valley – Connecting Students in Cleveland to Entrepreneurs in Venezuela

The Life at Weatherhead blog has an interview with Sydney Wagner, a student in the SAGES course Beyond Silicon Valley. "The things that this class does is just so inspiring. It’s amazing that this class and Professor Goldberg can bring together a diverse and inviting community. I think we all...

SAGES Fellow Vicki Daniel reviews Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America documentary

Vicki Daniel, SAGES teaching fellow and instructor of history, has a review of the documentary Alternate Endings: Six New Ways to Die in America in  Nursing CLIO, examining how the wishes of a person who died can affect their memorial service.  

Open Book Project – SAGES Faculty Get Books to Incarcerated People at Grafton Correctional Institution.

The Observer reports on the Open Book Project, which sees SAGES Faculty collecting books from Case Western Reserve students to donate to the Grafton Correctional Institution. Donated books can be dropped off in the English Department’s main office in Guilford 106B during normal business hours. Sigma Tau Delta will be...

SAGES Writing Portfolio Workshop

Students are invited to a SAGES Portfolio Workshop Friday, Oct. 18, from 12:45 to 2 p.m. in Bellflower Hall, Room 102. The SAGES Portfolio Coordinator will lead a workshop on how to write, assemble and submit all documents for the SAGES Writing Portfolio. Pizza will be provided. For students who completed...