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 Gabrielle Parkin receives 2021 Jackson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring

Interim director of the Writing Resource Center, and SAGES Fellow Dr Gabrielle Parkin has been awarded the 2021 Jackson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring. At the height of the pandemic, Parkin helped ensure the welfare of the community by coordinating the “Free Little Food Pantry” in an effort...

SAGES Fellow Anthony Wexler receives Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

This year's Wittke Award has been given to SAGES Fellow Dr. Anthony Wexler, who teaches the course The Landscape of Memory, which examines how and why we preserve the memory of collective traumas through literature, monuments, memorials, museums, new technologies and social media. The course uses the Holocaust and...

Gabrielle Parkin named as COVID-19 Champion honoree

Dr. Gabrielle Parkin, SAGES Fellow and interim Director of the Writing Resource Center, has been named as one of the Runners-up for Covid-19 Champion, an award set up to honor those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to ensure the welfare of students and the...

Scholar Strike

We support #ScholarStrike, a national effort by academics to focus attention on police violence, mass incarceration, and other manifestations of racism - especially against Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.  On Tuesday, September 8 and Wednesday, September 9, 2020, we encourage all members of the CWRU community to reflect...

Hamilton and the Bibliographical Revolution in the Classroom

SAGES Fellow Caitlin Kelly has an article in Age of Revolutions charting the way the students in her SAGES course Hamilton and American Identity (FSSY185M) use resources such as bibliographies to direct their own learning.

SAGES Fellow Vicki Daniel: Black Deaths Matter

Vicki Daniel, a SAGES Fellow who studies death rituals, has written Black Deaths Matter, an article for The Conversation which traces the history of how African Americans have memorialised the victims of slavery, and others killed by racial violence, through to the present day. "Commemoration is not an apolitical act....