Case Western Reserve Students and Faculty Escape Armed Conflict in Republic of Georgia
Three students and one faculty member from Case Western Reserve University are safe after finding themselves in the middle of the armed conflict between Russia and Georgia.
Andrea De Giorgi, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Classics; Nathan Bensing , sophomore from Columbus, Ohio; Gabriel Suprise, sophomore from Portage, Mich.; and Danielle Maynard, art history graduate student from Detroit, are now safe in Turkey.
They plan to return to the university by August 24 in time for fall classes. Read more.
Effective today, the intersection at Euclid Avenue and Stokes Boulevard (East 107th St.) is closed for construction. Vehicles will no longer be able to travel south on Stokes Blvd. Local access will be maintained for businesses. Vehicles traveling south on Stokes Blvd. will be detoured to Chester Avenue and back to Euclid Avenue around the construction. Motorists will turn right on Euclid Avenue and back onto Stokes. The closure is anticipated for four weeks.
1-2-1 Fitness Center has partnered with the Department of Human Resources to create an employee wellness program for the university. Campus members interested in participating in a free lunch-time walking club are invited to e-mail the fitness club with their preferred times and days of the week. 1-2-1 is owned and operated by Case Western Reserve University and has been voted Cleveland's Best Gym. Go online to learn more.
For Faculty and Staff
Faculty are invited to view the Office of Faculty Diversity Web site, which features information on conducting faculty searches, links to policies, work/life balance resources, information for new faculty, Diversity@Case (links to diversity-focused organizations on campus and readings on diversity) and more.
What's new in human resources? Visit the HR Web site to learn more about benefits, Ease@Work programs, wellness opportunities, new jobs on campus and a host of professional development training programs for supervisors and staff.
For students looking to make some extra cash, The Observer is seeking two responsible students to distribute newspapers around campus this fall. Applicants must be free between 9 and 11 a.m. on Friday mornings and must have access to a car. If interested, send an e-mail to the newspaper's staff.
WOW: Wade Oval Wednesdays, an evening of free concerts in University Circle, takes place each Wednesday through August 27. This evening's concert will feature the rock and blues sounds of Lonesome Star (Chris Allen, Joe Rohan and Austin "Walkin" Cane) from 6-9 p.m.
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.