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Choices Fair

The annual Choices Fair is an opportunity for students to learn about the more than 90 majors and minors the University offers. Faculty representatives from every academic department will be on hand to answer questions.

Attendees will also have a chance to discover some of the extracurricular activities CWRU offers as members from student academic groups, multicultural clubs, and community service organizations will be in attendance. Staff representing opportunities for study abroad, undergraduate research, career services, and more will also be present.

First-year students are expected to attend as part of their SAGES First Seminar. Undeclared upperclass students also are encouraged to attend.

The Choices Fair kicks off a series of information sessions and events hosted by academic departments and offices and student organizations throughout October and November. These events are designed to help connect students with faculty and fellow students in their areas of study.

The 2017 Choices Fair took place Friday, Oct. 13.

Academic Department Events

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Finding Research in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Thursday, Oct. 19
4 p.m.
Nord 400

Pre-Medical
Student Mentor Dialogue – First-Year students will get a chance to meet several seniors who will talk about their path to medical school and offer advice.
Thursday, Oct. 19
6:30 p.m.
Wickenden 321

English
Open House
Friday, Oct. 20
12:45 – 2 p.m.
Guilford House, first floor parlor

Anthropology
Information Session
Friday, Oct. 20
1 – 2 p.m.
Mather Memorial 201

Cognitive Science
Open House
Friday, Oct. 20
1 – 2 p.m.
Crawford 618

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All About Finding Research Opportunities
Friday, Oct. 20
4 p.m.
Sears Building 480

MSASS Study Abroad
Social Justice and NGO Immersion: Study Abroad Information Session – Learn about MSASS's May study abroad course in South Africa. This course includes time camping in the African bush and working with an NGO. This course is open to undergraduates and graduate students.
Tuesday, Oct. 24
1 p.m.
Mandel School 236

Origins Sciences
Lecture by Prof Glenn Starkman – For almost one hundred years, we have built ever larger particle accelerators in order to probe shorter and shorter distances with ever higher energy probes. With the discovery of the Higgs boson at the LHC, we have comepleted the Standard Model of particle physics. What’s left to learn, and can we learn it from even bigger accelerators?
Tuesday, Oct. 24
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History

International Studies
Breakfast – An opportunity to discuss the international studies major with the program director and current students.
Thursday, Oct. 26
8:45 – 9:45 a.m.
Mather House 100

International Studies
Dessert – An opportunity to discuss the international studies major with the program director and current students.
Thursday, Oct. 26
4 – 5 p.m.
Mather House 100

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All About Finding Research Opportunities
Thursday, Oct. 26
4 p.m.
Nord 400

Philosophy
Common Hour – Informal coffee with faculty and philosophy majors/minors.
Friday, Oct 27
12:30 – 2 p.m.
Guilford House, lounge

Social Justice
Lunch & Discussion – An informal lunch to discuss the social justice minor and to share your thoughts about current issues facing the community.
Friday, Oct. 27
12:45 – 2 p.m.
Mather House 100

Astronomy
Pumpkin Carving
Friday, Oct. 27
2 p.m.
Sears Building 552

Origins Sciences
Lecture by Prof Cyrus Taylor – "Particle Detectors: Modern Cathedrals": The detectors at modern particle accelerators are awe inspiring masterpieces of engineering weighing thousands of tons and requiring the coordinated effort of thousands of scientists and engineers at hundreds of universities and laboratories around the world. How do they work, how are they designed, built and operated?
Tuesday, Oct. 31
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Tinkham Veale, ballroom

Origins Sciences
Lunch with Faculty & Majors – Students interested in the Origins Sciences and/or Evolutionary Biology majors are invited to lunch with faulty and current majors.
Wednesday, Nov. 1
1 – 2:30 p.m.
Tinkham Veale, gaming room

Nutrition
Stress Buster Open House – Meet with faculty, learn more about the department, and enjoy refreshments.
Wednesday, Nov. 1
3 – 5 p.m.
Biomedical Research Building, first floor lobby

Art History
Open House – Meet faculty and current students. Refreshments will be provided. The meet-and-greet will be followed by a lecture by Dr. Maggie Popkin, "Object Memory: Souvenirs and Memorabilia in the Roman Empire."
Thursday, Nov. 2
4 p.m.
Clark 206

Biology
Major Fair – Explore research opportunities as a biology major.
Friday, Nov. 3
12 – 1:30 p.m.
Hovorka Atrium

MSASS Study Abroad
Social Justice in the Netherlands: Study Abroad Information Session – Learn about MSASS's spring break study abroad course in the Netherlands from Dean Gilmore. This course is open to undergraduates.
Friday, Nov. 3
1 p.m.
Mather Memorial 201

MSASS Study Abroad
Social Justice and Mental Health in the Netherlands: Study Abroad Information Session – Learn about MSASS's spring break study abroad courses in the Netherlands. This course is open to undergraduates and graduate students.
Tuesday, Nov. 7
1 p.m.
Mandel School 236

Origins Sciences
Dinner & Lecture with Prof Chris Mihos, "Structure in the Universe" – Hear how Dr. Mihos models the movements of galaxies in space and time.
Wednesday, Nov. 8
6 – 8 p.m.
Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern

Dance
Vistas Dress Rehearsal – Interested students may attend the dress rehearsal for Vistas, the department's annual faculty and guest artist concert.
Thursday, Nov. 9
8 p.m.
Mather Dance Center

Business and Economics
Weatherhead Open House – Learn more about Weatherhead's undergraduate programs and meet with students, faculty, and advisors. Enjoy fall treats and giveaways. Remember to bring the flyer from the Choices Fair and get a free T-shirt!
Friday, Nov. 10
12:30 – 2 p.m.
Peter B. Lewis 208

Philosophy
Common Hour – Informal coffee with faculty and philosophy majors/minors.
Friday, Nov 10
12:30 – 2 p.m.
Guilford House, lounge

Chemical Engineering
Pizza Lunch – Meet with department faculty.
Friday, Nov. 10
12:45 p.m.
A.W. Smith, lobby

Political Science
Careers Colloquium for Political Science Majors – public lecture and workshop
Friday, Nov. 10, and Saturday, Nov. 11
Friday: 4:30 – 6 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tinkham Veale, senior classroom 

Education Abroad
International Education Week – International Education Week celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange around the world. The Center for International Affairs works with various partners on campus to provide programming that highlights international activities and opportunities at CWRU. We hope the events will help to stimulate cultural understanding and foster an inclusive worldview. For more information, visit case.edu/international/programming/international-education-week.
Nov. 13-17
Multiple events offered throughout the week
CWRU, University Circle, Cleveland

Origins Sciences
"Memory and the Brain: Past, Present, and Future" with Morris Moscovitch – Dr. Moscovitch will discuss different types of memory, as well as the ways in which brain structures associated with memory can be useful not only in recalling the past, but also in navigating the present and preparing for the future.
Tuesday, Nov. 14
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Political Science
Senior Capstone Presentations and Dinner
Thursday, Nov. 16
5 – 8 p.m.
Tinkham Veale, senior classroom

Social Work
Mandel School Open House
Saturday, Nov. 18
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Mandel Community Studies Center

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All About Finding 2018 Summer Research – Plan to spend some time during your winter break looking for great summer research programs. Most deadlines are in January and February.
Thursday, Nov. 30
4 p.m.
Sears Building 480

Student Organization Events

Biomedical Engineering Society
Biomechanics Track Meeting
Friday, Oct. 20
12:30 p.m.
Nord 400

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
SHPE Gathering
Friday, Oct. 20
12:45 p.m.
Nord 400

Physics and Astronomy Club
PAC October Talk
Wednesday, Oct. 25
5:30 p.m.
Rockefeller 301

Biomedical Engineering Society
Biomaterials Track Meeting
Friday, Oct. 27
12:30 p.m.
Nord 400

Undergraduate Student Nurses' Association
General Body Meeting
Friday, Oct. 27
12:40 – 2 p.m.
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, first floor lounge

Physics and Astronomy Club
Pumpkin Drop
Tuesday, Oct. 31
11:20 a.m.
Outside Strosacker

Biomedical Engineering Society
Computing and Analysis Track Meeting
Friday, Nov. 3
12:30 p.m.
Nord 400

American Society of Civil Engineers
Dr. Troy Morgan, Exponent Senior Managing Engineer
Fri. Nov. 3
12:45 p.m.
Bingham 204

Biomedical Engineering Society
Devices and Instrumentation Track Meeting
Friday, Nov. 10
12:30 p.m.
Nord 400

Undergraduate Student Nurses' Association
General Body Meeting
Friday, Nov. 17
12:40 – 2 p.m.
Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, first floor lounge

American Society of Civil Engineers
Student Mentorship Workshop
Friday, Nov. 17
12:45 p.m.
Bingham 204

National Student Speech Language Hearing Association
Thwing Tuesday
Tuesday, Nov. 28
12 – 1 p.m.
Thwing Center