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art/sci update November 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dancing with holograms

 

Gary Galbraith, professor in the Department of Dance, in collaboration with the Interactive Commons at CWRU, has created a new, first-of-its-kind, media-infused choreographic work incorporating live holographic imagery. Imagined Odyssey, the finale of the department’s fall show, draws on popular myths to lead its characters and audience through a series of surreal spaces and experiences.

 

READ MORE: IMAGINED ODYSSEY 


Thomas Hart Benton mural provokes ire

 

In an essay for The Conversation, Henry Adams, the Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History, discusses a Thomas Hart Benton mural from 1933, “A Social History of Indiana,” which contains an image of the Ku Klux Klan. The painting hangs in a classroom at Indiana University, where students have signed a petition calling for its removal or destruction.

 

READ MORE: THOMAS HART BENTON MURAL


Remembering emeritus chemistry professor Rob Dunbar

 

A professor at Case Western Reserve since 1970, Rob Dunbar was an internationally renowned researcher. Dunbar died Oct. 31 at the age of 74.

 

READ MORE: ROB DUNBAR

 


Advance your education: earn a graduate degree

 

People come from all over the world to study at CWRU. Advance your education by enrolling in one of 46 graduate programs offered by the College of Arts and Sciences. Featured master’s degree programs include anthropology, chemistry, military ethics, physics, STEP, and theater.

 

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#GivingTuesdayatCWRU

 

Each year, CWRU joins in the global #GivingTuesday movement, which uses social media to encourage philanthropy following the holiday shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. On Tuesday, Nov. 28, please consider supporting one of the college’s causes: Emerging Scholars Program, Bio[box] or the Social Justice Institute.

 

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Read art/sci magazine

 

The Fall/Winter 2017 issue of art/sci magazine highlights geologist Beverly Saylor, whose research is contributing to discoveries about early human ancestors; Adelbert College alumni Joseph Babin and Mike Belkin; studies of speech perception by hearing scientist Lauren Calandruccio; Goldwater Scholarship winner Ben Kuznets-Speck; and awards conferred on three humanities scholars: Ross W. Duffin, Ted Steinberg and Henry Adams.

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Honor Roll of Donors 2016-2017

 

We are deeply grateful to all of our donors for making a positive impact on the lives of current and future students. The Honor Roll lists gifts to the College Fund of $500 or more, as well as gifts of any size towards endowments or special programs or in memory/honor of someone.

 

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Alumna Spotlight: Candace Martin

 

Candace Martin (CAS ‘12) explains how her Bachelor of Arts degrees in English, psychology and women’s and gender studies helped prepare her for her current position as coordinator of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Eastern Washington University.

 

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Calling all alumni!

 

If your class year ends in a 3 or an 8, we need you to step up and represent your class for Homecoming & Reunion 2018! For more information and to sign up, please contact Sharon Jordan-Davis at 216.368.6913 or sjj@cwru.edu.

 

HOMECOMING & REUNION 2018


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