The College of Arts and Sciences welcomes applications to its new Military Ethics program, the first graduate degree program of its kind. The inaugural cohort begins Fall 2017. The program is directed by Shannon French, the Inamori Professor of Ethics in the Department of Philosophy and director of the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence.
Case Western Reserve University welcomed the Year of the Rooster with food, fun and fireworks. The holiday is tied to the lunar-solar calendar and was originally observed as a time to honor household and heavenly deities and ancestors. It is one of the most important social and economic holidays for billions of people around the world.
Jonathan Sadowsky, Theodore J. Castele Professor and associate professor in the Department of History, discusses his new book, Electroconvulsive Therapy in America, and why this treatment has been so controversial. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), often known as shock treatment, is a stigmatized treatment that many critics have portrayed as a form of medical abuse. Yet many psychiatrists and patients consider it to be a safe and effective treatment for severe depression and bipolar disorder.Read more.
Bradley Odhner is a Physics and Classics double major from New Hampshire, set to graduate in 2018. Through CWRU, he’s been able to study abroad twice: once in Greece and once in Italy. Bradley is a programmer at WRUW and was president of IMPROVment and treasurer of the Physics and Astronomy Club. Read more.
Brad Ricca, a SAGES Fellow and lecturer in the Department of English, stumbled across a mention of Grace Humiston, also known as Mrs. Sherlock Holmes, in a 1917 newspaper article. Humiston solved one of the biggest missing-persons cases of the early 1900s and antagonized men at the highest levels of power—all during a time when women couldn’t vote. Ricca unearthed her story for his new book, Mrs. Sherlock Holmes.
In 1854, Frederick Douglass presented thecommencement address at Western Reserve College. He spoke for two hours to an audience of about 3,000. The tradition of civil rights activism has been continued by the Social Justice Institute and its director, Rhonda Y. Williams, a professor in the Department of History. Read more.
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