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University approves construction of new performing arts center

Update from Dean Cyrus C. Taylor regarding The Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center at The Temple – Tifereth Israel.

Meet Our New Faculty: Part 2

In our second batch of new faculty profiles, learn about scholars and researchers who study China’s birth-planning policy, have an interest in organic gardening, and rock out to Led Zeppelin.

Meet Our New Faculty: Part 1

This fall, the college has welcomed a number of new faculty members, spanning fields from math to English, dance to chemistry. These newly appointed scholars and researchers promise to become valued members of their departments. Discover who specializes in the impact of socioeconomic inequalities on adult health, who loves the writing of Truman Capote, and who’s trekked through the Indian Himalayas.

Professor shows Fermat’s Last Theorem can be proved more simply

Fermat’s Last Theorem—the idea that a certain simple equation had no solutions— went unsolved for nearly 350 years until Oxford mathematician Andrew Wiles created a proof in 1995. Now, Colin McLarty, Truman P. Handy Professor of Philosophy, has shown the theorem can be proved more simply.

Thompson named top educator of first-year students in the U.S.

Lee Thompson

Lee Thompson, chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences, has earned the McGraw-Hill Excellence in Teaching First-Year Seminars Award. She is the third person (and the first Case Western Reserve faculty member) to win the national recognition