Case Western Reserve Professor Traces Growth of Cleveland's Catholic Community
To coincide with the "Vatican Splendors" exhibit currently on display at the Western Reserve Historical Society, John Grabowski has written a companion book entitled There Are No Strangers at the Feast: Catholicism and Community in Northeastern Ohio.
The Historical Society is sponsoring the exhibit because it recognized the broad cultural links the iconography of Catholicism has to the region. While the exhibit provides a broad overview of Catholicism, Grabowski, the Krieger-Mueller Associate Professor of Applied History at Case Western Reserve University and Krieger-Mueller historian at the Historical Society, wrote the book to provide a concise and clear picture of its local history and its impact on northeastern Ohio. Read more.
University Experts Share Top 29 Tips to Maximize a Healthy College Experience
Heading off to college for the first time is one of life's greatest opportunities. At the same time, since it is often the first time the student has been away from home for an extended period, it can present a number of financial, physical and mental challenges.
Experts in these fields at Case Western Reserve University have assembled their top tips for students—new and returning— to overcome these challenges and make their college experience all it can be. Read more.
Case Western Reserve University's sustainability office, the Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit and the Master of Science in Positive Organizational Development program are hosting a one-day sustainability workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., August 13 in the 1914 Lounge, Thwing Center. The workshop will include discussions about energy and sustainability pertaining to the university's new strategic plan, the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment and the United Nations Global Compact. RSVP via e-mail.
NetWellness, a free consumer Web health site sponsored and operated by Case Western Reserve University, Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati, allows users to ask medical questions of experts from the universities.
For Faculty and Staff
Case Western Reserve employees, as well as employees of other University Circle institutions, are invited to learn more about the recently announced Greater Circle Living initiative, which offers home buyer assistance, rental assistance and home improvement grant programs for those interested in living near University Circle.
Discussions, a peer reviewed undergraduate research journal at Case Western Reserve, invites undergraduate students of all disciplines to submit their research papers for publication. The fall 2008 submission deadline is September 7. For more information and instructions go to the journal's Web site.
The Center for Community Partnerships invites the campus community to a special screening of the documentary Mr. Wilson's Kids: From East Cleveland to Beijing, beginning at 7 p.m., August 12 in Strosacker Auditorium. The documentary chronicles the inspiring story of the Shaw High School Marching Band and their recent trip to the International Olympic Music Festival in Beijing. The band members and their families will be at the screening. The Case Western Reserve community raised funds and donated supplies for the trip. The documentary will air on WVIZ/Ideastream later this month, and is scheduled to be broadcast nationwide in September. For more information, send an e-mail to Latisha James.
The views and opinions of those invited to speak on campus do not necessarily reflect the views of the university administration or any other segment of the university community.