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art/sci update October 2017


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alumni, students and families celebrate Homecoming

 

A successful Homecoming and Reunion Weekend was had by all October 5-8. College events included a State of the College update, a brunch and parade watch, and a tailgate booth and football game cheering section. At our all-class reception and dinner, we honored the college’s 2017 Alumni Award Winners and announced the Reunion Giving Challenge Winners. This year, the Class of 1967 raised the most dollars and the Class of 1957 had the highest class participation

READ MORE: HOMECOMING 2017

 


 

Alumnus Richard H. Thaler earns Nobel Prize

 

Richard H. Thaler (ADL ’67, HON ’03) received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his pioneering work in behavioral economics.

READ MORE: RICHARD H. THALER

 


 

Flora Stone Mather Center: Women of Achievement Luncheon

 

Two College of Arts and Sciences women are being honored at the Women of Achievement luncheon on October 27. Lee Thompson, professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, is a Mather Prize awardee, and alumna Sue Friedman Klarreich (GRS ’73) is Notable Woman of the Year.

READ MORE: WOMEN OF ACHIEVEMENT 

 


 

Musicologist Ross W. Duffin awarded Distinguished University Professorship 

 

Ross W. Duffin, the Fynette H. Kulas Professor of Music, was honored as one of four new Distinguished University Professors during Fall Convocation.

READ MORE: ROSS W. DUFFIN 

 


 

Baker-Nord Center Humanities Scholars

 

The Baker-Nord Scholars are helping to invigorate the humanities on campus. Of the 10 students in the inaugural cohort, seven have already declared one, two or even three majors in the humanities.

READ MORE: BNC HUMANITIES SCHOLARS 

 


 

Student Spotlight: Nick Maurer

 

Nick Maurer is a biology major who is also working toward a master’s degree in public health. In addition, he is completing minors in chemistry and business management. During his time at CWRU, Nick has conducted clinical research on prion transmission and gene therapy.

READ MORE: NICK MAURER

 


 

Support the College Fund

 

Gifts to the College Fund, the annual fund for the College of Arts and Sciences, provide critical support that can be directed toward the college’s most pressing needs. Because they are investments of unrestricted dollars, such gifts provide us with the flexibility to help our students achieve their goals, and their impact is realized daily.

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Alumni Spotlight: James A. Wallace

 

Dr. James A. Wallace (ADL ’68) says that he was well prepared for a professional career in music education and choral conducting thanks to his experience at CWRU.

READ MORE: JAMES A. WALLACE

 



 

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