Five Poets to Read Selections on Nature
for "Poetry in the Garden"
The Baker-Nord Center for Humanities at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Botanical Garden invite the public to "Poetry in the Garden" on Saturday, Oct. 3, beginning at 2 p.m.
Five locally and nationally renowned poets will read selections from their works that express their experiences with the natural world.
The free event is set in locations throughout the idyllic gardens in autumn colors at the Cleveland Botanical Garden. Read more.
Access Services will soon have new business hours. Beginning Thursday, Oct. 1, the department will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Tau Beta Pi announces its Sixth Annual Pi Mile Run, which will begin at 10 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 11. Participants have the option to run 3.14 miles or walk one mile around campus. Registration ($10 in advance, $15 on race day) includes an event T-shirt and a chance to win prizes. Proceeds will be donated to Engineers Without Borders. More information and entry forms are available online.
For Faculty and Staff
The deadline for submitting tuition waiver applications for the fall 2009 semester is Wednesday, Sept. 30. A completed waiver application is required to receive tuition benefits available to employees, as well as spouses/equivalents and dependents (refer to the tuition benefits summary for more information). Application forms are available online and in the Benefits Administration Office, Crawford Hall, Room 224. Completed applications can be submitted in person (Crawford Hall, Room 224), by campus mail (Benefits Administration, LOC 7047) or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Call Benefits Administration at 368-6781 with questions.
Campus Safety Awareness Month continues with a special luncheon, "Safe@Case," from noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, in Adelbert Hall's Toepfer Room. "Safe@Case" is an opportunity for employees to hear about important safety topics on campus. Lunch will be served. Register online. Read more about the program.
The University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE) is hosting a discussion on "Getting and Using Useful Feedback from Students" from noon to 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, in the Allen Memorial Medical Library's Herrick Room. The session will focus on the kinds of questions that might be appropriate and the many mechanisms available to get feedback on how a course is going. Pizza and beverages will be served. RSVP by e-mail to UCITE.
All students are invited to attend the Student State of the University Address at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 6, in Ford Auditorium. President Barbara R. Snyder will address campus issues and answer questions. A reception will follow.
Students are invited to learn about short-term study abroad opportunities for winter, spring and summer break. Destinations include Costa Rica, Paris, Amsterdam, Salamanca, Buenos Aires and Barcelona. These are three-credit courses open to all undergraduate and graduate students. An information session will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 1, in Thwing Center's Meeting Room A. In addition, individual appointments can be made by contacting Michelle L. Champoir, Department of Bioethics.
Students interested in learning about the possible formation of an Alpha Psi Lambda chapter—a Latino fraternity open to both men and women— are invited to an information session at 6 p.m. this evening in the Thwing Center 1914 Lounge. Members of the Ohio State University chapter will give a presentation and share their experiences. Contact Omar Gutierrez for information.
Eldred Theater opens its 2009-10 drama series with The Heidi Chronicles, a Tony Award-winning play by Wendy Wasserstein. The play chronicles the changing roles of women in the 20th century, and one woman's attempt to navigate it all. Performances are October 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10 at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinees October 4 and 11 at 2:30 p.m. Go online for ticket prices and information.
The Oscar D. Ratnoff Symposium will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, October 2, at the Wolstein Research Building Auditorium. The symposium honors the contributions and achievements of hematologist Oscar Ratnoff, former faculty member in the Department of Medicine. Those working in hematology, oncology, pathology and cardiology, as well as other interested researchers, should RSVP to Kelly Sliter at 368-1177.
The Cleveland Foundation and the Cleveland Institute of Art (CIA) invite campus members to explore Cuba through the work of its artists at a special lecture by Helmo Hernandez, president of the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba. The foundation was established to protect and promote contemporary Cuban artists and culture. The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the Aitken Auditorium, CIA. RSVP to email@example.com.
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.