Why a history lesson about World War II refugees went viral


[Peter] Shulman, a historian and associate professor of history at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, tweeted out a chart using data from a 1938 July issue of Fortune about attitudes toward European refugees, many of whom were Jewish and trying to flee Hitler. The resulting tweet, which he posted on Monday night, has more than 4,000 shares and likes, having struck a chord with followers who saw a parallel with modern attitudes about Syrian refugees.

It’s official: Testing rape kits prevents assault and saves everybody millions


@cwru's School of Law is setting up a Human Trafficking Law Clinic to help victims with legal representation

@ramccafferty, Crain’s Cleveland Business reporter Rachel McCafferty

Cleveland football players receive customized mouth guards


Players often share store-bought guards that injure their mouths, fall out and harbor harmful bacteria. "The custom mouth guards cushion blows during tackling and keep teeth from coming together fast and hard, which can result in a variety of injuries," said James Lalumandier, chair of the Department of Community Dentistry.

Among elite athletes, practice isn’t everything

Yahoo News

@VP in #CLE, here to talk about community impact of @UHhospitals, @ClevelandClinic and @cwru when it comes to cancer research

@WKYCAndrewH, Andrew Horansky, WKYC-3 reporter

How HIV became a treatable, chronic disease

The Huffington Post

allison webel leaning against railing
While we have a treatment regimen that can keep people living with HIV well, and even prevent transmission of the virus, many people, both in the U.S. and overseas, can’t access it. Allison Webel, assistant professor of nursing