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.

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....

SAGES Fellow Bernie Jim wins Outstanding Faculty Award for Student Development

SAGES Fellow Dr. Bernie Jim has won the Outstanding Faculty Award for Student Development in this year’s Dr. Dorothy Pijan Student Leadership Awards. This award is given to a faculty member who has made a significant contribution to undergraduate and graduate student life outside of their teaching and research responsibilities. Nominations...

Gabrielle Parkin wins the Richard A. Bloom, M.D. Award for Distinguished Teaching in the SAGES Program

Gabrielle Parkin the 2020 winner of the Richard A. Bloom, M.D. Award for Distinguished Teaching in the SAGES Program. The award was established in 2008 to honor distinguished teaching in the SAGES program at Case Western Reserve University. She was nominated by four students who offered the following sort of...

Lecturer and SAGES Teaching Fellow Andrea Milne receives J. Bruce Jackson, MD, Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring

SAGES Fellow Andrea Milne has won the Jackson Award for undergraduate mentoring. Read more in The Daily.