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  • Apply to be a part of the 2021’s Train the Champion program

    Applications are being accepted for the Office for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity’s 2021 Train the Champion Program. The program provides an opportunity for staff and faculty from various departments and schools to engage in conversations around diversity and campus issues. It strives to develop diversity champions who will actively work…
  • This week’s Case for Wellness podcast focuses on Black student experience

    Over the summer, countless protestors in the United States stepped out onto the streets to protest against the unjust killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Elijah McClain, and many more as the latest effort to fight racial injustice and police brutality against the Black community dating back centuries in our country’s history. We also learned…
  • 5 questions with… Aliah Lawson and Anaiya Manuel, seniors who organized a peaceful protest and are working to inspire change

    For seniors Aliah Lawson and Anaiya Manuel, racial injustices are both lived experiences and a topic of their studies at Case Western Reserve University. And earlier this year when protests were held across the country to challenge these systemic injustices—following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and other Black…
  • Social Justice Institute celebrates 10th anniversary with two-day event

    Ten years ago, the Case Western Reserve University Social Justice Institute was established to advance a critical mission: Examine the root causes of social injustice and develop innovative solutions—striving to create a just world. The Social Justice Institute (SJI) supports and facilitates social critique and civic engagement through events,…
  • Hispanic Studies’ Damaris Puñales-Alpízar discusses political issues relevant to Latino voters with undergraduate students

    The stage and the issues are set: what will be discussed in the first debate between Trump and Biden? Univision: Damaris Puñales-Alpízar, associate professor and chair of Hispanic Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, joined undergraduate students Eduardo Williams-Medina and Catherine Mohme to discuss important issues that may impact Latino…
  • New study calculates lifetime risk of death from firearms and drug overdoses in the United States

    One of every 100 American children will die from firearms if current death rates continue; one of every 70 will die from overdoses A new study published in The American Journal of Medicine calculates the lifetime risk of death from firearms and drug overdoses in the United States. The lifetime risk of death from firearms […]

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  • Support group available for Black students

    University Health and Counseling Services is offering a confidential, safe space for Black CWRU students to gain support and discuss the impact of recent and historical violence and racism. Students can drop in at any time during the group discussions, which are held every Wednesday from 3 to 4 p.m. University Health and Counseling Services…