Programs

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Conversations at Judson Park

This lecture series is a unique monthly luncheon program open to the public. A variety of academic and contemporary issues are discussed. 

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Jewish Studies

CWRU’s Laura and Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program continues the legacy of Jewish adult education courses offered for nearly nine decades through the Laura and Alvin Siegal College of Judaic Studies and its predecessor institutions.

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Eastside Conversations

Loosely fashioned after the popular City Club Forum, these sessions provide the community with a unique luncheon program once a month, in which contemporary issues are discussed.

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Origins Science Scholars

During this unique program, community members engage with one another and with leading scholars to investigate rapidly developing areas of origins science.

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Senior Scholars

Senior Scholars is an 11-week program that meets three afternoons per week 1:30–3:30 p.m., and features academic lectures by university faculty and local experts on a variety of topics. 

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Off-Campus Studies

Courses are eight weeks long and meet in locations across Greater Cleveland. There are no written assignments or exams; instead, the classes provide an open environment for lively discussion based on examination of shared texts.

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CWRU Course Audit Program for Senior Citizens (CAPSC)

CAPSC offers students, ages 65 and older, the opportunity to take courses on the Case Western Reserve campus at a reduced tuition rate.

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NE Ohio Public Policy

These engaging forums bring together a panel of local leaders and experts who exchange ideas and share views on a particular issue affecting Northeast Ohio.

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University Farm Program

Farm classes take advantage of this spectacular landscape for inspiration and as a setting for learning about nature, cultivation and the environment.

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Workforce and Career Development

CWRU's Continuing Professional Studies Division offers noncredit and competency-based certificate programs for working professionals.