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  • Five Questions with Marc Bouchet

    Nov 15, 2021
    Marc Bouchet (pictured above with the Design For America team) graduated from Case Western Reserve University in 2017 with his bachelor's degree in Aerospace,…
  • Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center

    Sep 28, 2021
    A federal institute for smart manufacturing has selected the Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems (ISSACS) at Case Western Reserve University to lead a…
  • CWRU Makes List of Best Maker Schools

    Sep 22, 2021
    We are proud to have made the list of of the Best Maker Schools in Higher Education composed by Make: magazine and Newsweek. Makers worldwide nominated CWRU as a …
  • The Science of Music: Embedded Computing for Music

    Jun 22, 2021
    Richard Graham taught Embedded Computing for Music to remote and on-campus students this past spring. These class projects combine engineering design with music…
  • Welding Made Easy

    May 07, 2021
    A quiet student startup bursts into the big time as Path Robotics attracts $56 million in new investment. In the bustling entrepreneurial ecosystem of Case Western…
  • Sears think[box] open to faculty, staff and students

    Jan 27, 2021
    Beginning on Feb. 1, Sears think[box] will be open from noon to 7 p.m. on weekdays for active students, staff and faculty of Case Western Reserve University,…
  • 5 questions with… new Sears think[box] Faculty Director James McGuffin-Cawley

    Oct 16, 2020
    James McGuffin-Cawley has built his career around creating opportunities for students. It’s the main reason he transitioned into an administrative role at the Case…
  • White Label Face Shields

    Sep 18, 2020
    In response to PPE shortages during COVID-19, think[box] engineers worked with engineers at Penn State University and Nottingham Spirk to set up an emergency face…
  • Synchronous UV-C Decontamination System (SUDS)

    Sep 17, 2020
    The Synchronous UV-C Decontamination System (SUDS) aims to decontaminate an N95 mask in just 60 seconds - the same time it takes a healthcare professional to wash…
  • Designing solutions

    Jun 27, 2020
    This article first appeared in a summer publication related to the university’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. More articles will appear in The Daily and on the…