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case western reserve university logoPoint of View

A new perspective
can change everything

An unsolvable problem suddenly gets a workable answer. A hopelessly flawed argument is fixed with a small tweak. The unattainable goal becomes a fully realized reality.

Looking from a different angle can lead to breakthroughs in research, insights in education, even empathy among people on opposing sides of an argument.

In short, it can often be core to achieving our mission as a university.

So this year, we’re taking a new perspective on some of Case Western Reserve’s most intriguing stories of 2017-2018.

That is, we’re telling—and showing—them from the participants’ point of view.

Hear their stories.

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From the President

How you look can decide what you see

CWRU student walking across campus

Walk This Way

The 2,200-foot-long, $15 million Nord Family Greenway creates connections among our campus and Cleveland community

CWRU student touching a TV screen

Mind Games

Student entrepreneur devises a quick way to track and train athletes’ brain health

CWRU student looking at an image of a brain

Inspiring Hope

Law student wins national honor for nonprofit honoring her late boyfriend

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Rewards of Research

Recent honors stem from common commitment by university and alumni to deepen understanding

CWRU softball player pitching

Peak Performance

Softball team ends season with highest finish ever—for any CWRU team

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An Elevated Concern

Nursing students head to local schools to assess exposure to lead

college student sitting in a doctors office

Power of Partnership

Multi-institutional collaborations are taking research from lab bench to the patient’s bedside

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Easing the Pain

The most effective treatment for dental care is already in your medicine cabinet

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Envisioning the Visionary

The combination of holograms and dance creates a high-tech, first-of-its-kind performance

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Robots, Transformed

A childhood fascination inspires an invention that could change health care, manufacturing and more

CWRU student climbing a staircase

Stepping Up for Success

New program, with support from the trustees and President Barbara R. Snyder, aims to improve student satisfaction

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Creating Inclusive Communities

Research shows mixed-income developments aren’t always inclusive—and points the way forward

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Social Networking

A tweet to a role model led an MBA student to an unforgettable experience— and a lifelong mentor