Student Stories

  • Student devises a better way to sterilize face masks

    Let me introduce you to Badar Kayani. He is a senior electrical engineering student and doing some remarkable and incredibly timely work in Case Western Reserve’s think[box] innovation center right now that is…

  • The business grad who says it best

    Igor Tutelman graduated from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management this spring with his bachelor’s in accounting. 

    In Igor’s second year at CWRU, a graduate of his…

  • A lesson in life, from life at CWRU

    “Just as the figures are observing their own natural surroundings, I recall my own experiences in a natural setting, walking along a path or sitting on a sturdy rock and observing nature.”

  • A triple major who is one step closer to her career goal

    Case Western Reserve offers students a number of ways to find meaningful real-world experiences.

    Bailey Kaplan is a rising junior and triple major in computer science, cognitive science and psychology. Her…

  • “Do what inspires and interests you.” Tobili Hatcher did just that, and you can, too.

    Our students have diverse interests, whether it’s what they study or what organizations they join on campus. Luckily, Case Western Reserve University gives students the opportunity to …

  • Perspectives from the South Pole

    “It has been oddly warm for the past few days. Temperatures up near -35F.”
    —PhD student Allen Foster, on his blog “Allen’s South Pole Winter-Over 2020"
     

    Case Western…

  • Engineering students develop solution for Uganda health care workers

    When it comes to transporting vaccines in developing countries, there’s a “Goldilocks” rule at play—vaccines need to be kept not too hot, and not too cold.

    Five students from Case Western Reserve…

  • Meet a few graduating business students

    As the semester has officially come to a close, Case Western Reserve University’s seniors have great things on the horizon. We recently heard from several business students from our…
  • Meet international management student Kayele Silue

    International student Kayele Silue from Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire in West Africa, is preparing to graduate this spring from Case Western Reserve with a degree in finance. Kayele attended the African Leadership Academy (ALA)…

  • Meet international biomedical engineering student Bill Ding

    Born and raised in Shanghai, Bill Ding says he knew attending Case Western Reserve University would be a great way to prepare him for medical school, while getting to know the culture in the United States. What he didn’t…

  • Where medicine and social science intersect

    Through an internship at MetroHealth Hospital last summer, Case Western Reserve University junior Kate Haering saw firsthand how social determinants affect health. Combining what she learned in the classroom with her real…

  • Meet CWRU student Han Nguyen

    Even as our students are learning remotely from around the world, we enjoy having the chance to connect with them and share with you their experiences at Case Western Reserve University.

    We recently spoke with…

  • Four truths and a lie: Andrea B.

    Let’s play a game—four truths and a lie about Case Western Reserve University sophomore Andrea Beltran.

    1. It’s pronounced Ahn-DRAY-uh.
    2. She’s studying international business…
  • What an anatomy fashion show looks like

    We recently sat down with junior Nina Lui-Guechev to talk about Cleveland’s medical community, cancer research and what, exactly, an Anatomy Fashion Show is.

    What piqued your interest in CWRU?
    "…

  • Undergrads master MBA-level competition

    CWRU encourages and refines our critical-thinking skills and instills in us the work ethic and desire to succeed.
    —Andrew Lease, senior


    For the second consecutive…

  • How to build your resume

    I’d like to introduce you to three Case Western Reserve University students I think you’d have a lot in common with: 

    • Marin Exler, a …
  • Meet a nursing student who “couldn't imagine any other school”

    Rachel Hyzny is a first-year student from Kennett Square, Pa. 

    Hear what led her to Case Western Reserve University, and what she’s learned in her first semester of nursing school.

    Why did you…

  • Meet two students who are contributing to the greater good

    You know that business philosophy, “Do well by doing good”? 

    Senior economics majors Kareem Agag and Aayush Parikh sure do.

    Backed by a grant from …

  • Meet sophomore Tae-Hee Kim

    Tae-Hee Kim is a sophomore medical anthropology major and human nutrition minor, who is passionate about going to medical school to become a doctor and be able to help people one day.

    We recently sat down with…

  • Why 80%+ of business students have 2+ internships

    In last year’s graduating class, 84% of students in the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University held two or more internships.

  • 5 minutes with Anna: Soon-to-be CWRU graduate and Apple employee

    After two internships with Apple Inc. and over four years of studies in the Case School of Engineering, Anna Sedlackova is ready to receive her…

  • The instincts of a nurse

    Case Western Reserve University nursing students get right to work learning critical nursing skills that they put to use in clinical settings just three weeks into…

  • “Everyone is really so welcoming”

    Camille Witt is a second-year Case Western Reserve University student from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, who counts two dance groups and an improv troupe among her favorite ways to spend her time outside of class…

  • Think big. Go bigger.

    Case Western Reserve University is a place for people with big ideas. People like:

  • CWRU nursing students elected to state-wide board of directors

    Nursing skills don’t stop at the patient’s bedside. Two Case Western Reserve University nursing students are practicing their nursing skills on a whole other level: state-wide nursing school policy.

    BSN students…

  • Why CWRU?

    A few first-year nursing and pre-med students at Case Western Reserve University were recently interviewed and shared their experiences. 

    Only about a year ago, they were deciding what they might major in and…

  • 5 Minutes with Musa Hakim

    Musa Hakim is a junior Materials Science and Engineering major whose academic and athletic chops have made him a standout on campus. Hear how he describes campus and his journey as a Cleveland native, California high…

  • 5 minutes with student-athlete Nicole Doyle

    Shortstop Nicole Doyle earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management in 2019. A testament to her power on the softball field and in her academics, Nicole…

  • Meet our hammer throwing champion

    At Case Western Reserve University, our student athletes aim high. And some of them throw extraordinarily far.
     
    Cassandra Laios, who graduated in May, is a three-time CWRU record holder in the hammer throw—a…