2020 Recap: Our top stories of the year

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STUDENTS

Physics for all

The Theory Girls want to welcome you to physics like you rarely see it.

TRIBUTE

Don Schuele, 1934-2020

Professor Emeritus Don Schuele, PhD '63, a champion of Case and the Case Alumni Association, died Saturday, Dec. 19, at age 86 from issues related to Covid-19.

academics

Top innovators

Three Case researchers are recognized as national-class inventors

Campus

In demand

Everyone wants what Vipin Chaudhary’s students can do, and that’s a (welcome) problem.

MULTIMEDIA

FEATURED VIDEO

Students describe what school has been like during a year like no other.

RELIVING THE BIG GAME

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

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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JANUARY

Human Fusions Institute debut
Biomedical Engineering Professor Dustin Tyler, PhD ’99, will be joined by technology strategist Shelly Palmer as he introduces the new Human Fusions Institute and describes the future of telepresence. HFI is where CWRU hopes to define the future of human-tech relations. Join us on Jan. 28 at 11 a.m.

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FEBRUARY

Fireside chat with Vint Cerf

Vint Cerf, one of the fathers of the Internet and vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, will reflect on his career in technology and discuss opportunities he sees, from the Internet of Things to the Interplanetary Internet: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2. The online event is hosted by the IoT Collaborative, Cleveland State University T.E.C.H Hub, and the Institute for Smart, Secure and Connected Systems (ISSACS) at CWRU.

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FEBRUARY

Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition
Five finalists, all with CWRU connections, will vie for $25,000 in prize money at the annual Morgenthaler-Pavey Startup Competition. The presentations will take place via Zoom from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday Feb. 4. 

SAVE THE DATE: JANUARY 28 HUMAN FUSIONS INSTITUTE DEBUT

Biomedical Engineering Professor Dustin Tyler, PhD '99, will be joined by technology strategist Shelly Palmer as he introduces the new Human Fusions Institute and describes the future of telepresence. HFI is where CWRU hopes to define the future of human-tech relations. Join us on January 28 at 11 a.m.