First-Year Adventure Guide 2020

Our list of fun, healthy, pandemic friendly things to do at CWRU

Latest Stories

ALUMNI

Bringing AI to agriculture

Counting cattle is only the beginning for Shoshana Ginsburg, PhD ’15. Her startup Quanterra put a smart eye in the sky.

ALUMNI

Curiously brilliant

How did Bruce Banks ’64 become the top patent producer at NASA Glenn? He started early.

students

Healthy start

Sharing nutrition tips with classmates is only the beginning for Eunice Suberu. She hopes to nourish the world.

Innovation

Taking a shot for science

Alumnus Ian Charnas joined a vaccine trial and broadcast the experience, hoping to change some closed minds.

MULTIMEDIA

FEATURED VIDEO

In 1965, Case faced off against Reserve in one the last epic battles between the two rivals.

What's it like to test a Covid vaccine? think[box]'s Ian Charnas '05 shares the odyssey.

What's moving in the robotics lab? Mini-whegs

REMOTE LEARNING 101

CURRENT ISSUE

FALL 2020

Welcome to think[box] Radio, a bi-monthly podcast inspired by Sears think[box], the innovation center at Case Western Reserve University.

EVENTS

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OCTOBER

Navigating Energy as a Woman
Myra Dria ’76, PhD, a successful driller and entrepreneur in America’s oil fields, will share her story as part of the CWRU Entrepreneurship Speakers Series: 1 p.m. Oct. 27.  The founder and CEO of Houston-based Pearl Resources, Dria has worked in all facets of the male-dominated industry, from exploration to drilling and production. In 2018 Oil and Gas Investor named her one of the 25 Most Influential Women in Energy.

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NOVEMBER

The startup scene in Africa
Tshilidzi Marwala ’95, PhD, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg and a trustee of the Nelson Mandela Institute, will talk about “Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies” as part of the Open Class series of the Veale Institute of Entrepreneurship: 10 a.m. November 12 via Zoom.

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NOVEMBER

Live think[box] tour
There’s lots to see and explore in the largest open-access innovation center on an American college campus. This 45-minute virtual tour will take you from fabrication labs to prototyping stations and shows you the tools available to today’s campus innovators. Join us November 10 at 6 p.m. via zoom for a live tour of Sears think[box]. 

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NOVEMBER

Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition 
The Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition offers entrepreneurs with CWRU connections the chance to win up to $25,000 in prize money to support their ventures. The application deadline is November 15. Afterward, six finalists will be chosen for special training and support.

SAVE THE DATE: NOVEMBER 12—The startup scene in Africa

Tshilidzi Marwala ’95, PhD, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg and a trustee of the Nelson Mandela Institute, will talk about “Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies” as part of the Open Class series of the Veale Institute of Entrepreneurship: 10 a.m. November 12 via Zoom.

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