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Strange New World: Scientists Create Human-Pig Embryos

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.26.2017 | Science

In a chilling experiment seemingly out of science fiction, scientists created two human-pig embryos — then destroyed them after a few weeks of growt...

Why there is no healing without grief

The Conversation US | Posted 11.15.2016 | Religion
The Conversation US

By Timothy Beal, Case Western Reserve University For many women, people of color, LGBTQ people, Muslims and immigrants, the victory of Donald Trump s...

Was the Fed right to delay raising interest rates? Two scholars react

The Conversation US | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
The Conversation US

Sheila Tschinkel, Emory University and Mark Sniderman, Case Western Reserve University The Federal Reserve decided to leave its target interest rate ...

Business 101: AIM2Flourish

Roberta Baskin | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact
Roberta Baskin

Parachuting into my first Academy of Management conference in Anaheim, California last month was exhilarating; much like the first time I blasted off ...

Why Taking a Video Selfie while Toothbrushing Could be Good for You

The Conversation US | Posted 09.08.2016 | Parents
The Conversation US

By Lance Vernon, Case Western Reserve University Teeth have been big news lately. First, there was the issue of whether flossing really helps lower t...

Mike Pence Is The Anti-Trump

The Conversation US | Posted 07.16.2016 | Politics
The Conversation US

His candidacy is based on the premise that he is beholden to no one and that he is a powerful person capable of imposing his will through sheer force of personality. This is nothing more than theater.

American Islam: A View From The Suburbs

The Conversation US | Posted 07.06.2016 | Religion
The Conversation US

Islam may often be presented as an unchanging monolith. But the American Muslim community exemplifies the racial, theological, geographical, political and religious diversity of the American society writ large.

Solar Panels, Entrepreneurship, and Building Connections With 100,000 Students

Michael Goldberg | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

When I launched Beyond Silicon Valley two years ago, I didn't think it would be possible to build deep relationships with my online students, especially compared to the meaningful and rich relationships I have with the entrepreneurship students in my traditional face-to-face classroom.

Introducing The Beyond Silicon Valley Podcast: Tell Us Your Story

Michael Goldberg | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

The Beyond Silicon Valley Podcast is live! This podcast is for anyone who wants to learn how to better support the growth of entrepreneurship in their...

Make Family Caregivers Matter More: Measure Them

Steve Landers MD,MPH | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics
Steve Landers MD,MPH

Early in my medical training a sage family physician, Jack Medalie, reminded us students that there's often a "hidden patient whose suffering goes unnoticed." Medalie was referring to family members who may be struggling as much or even more than the person that is being directly cared for by the doctor.

Take a Chill Pill If You Want to Avoid the Flu This Year

The Conversation US | Posted 01.25.2017 | Healthy Living
The Conversation US

Avoiding the flu or catching a cold in the winter months can be tough, but there is something you can do in addition to getting the flu shot and washing your hands. Relax. There's strong evidence that stress affects the immune system and can make you more susceptible to infections.

Violins of Hope

Ann V. Klotz | Posted 10.01.2016 | Arts
Ann V. Klotz

As I watch the Cleveland Orchestra members take their places and tune their instruments, some decorated with inlaid Jewish stars, I think about the lives of those who perished, each one a person with a family, each one loved, each one trained to play the violin.

Replacing Diamonds With Startups -- Entrepreneurship in Botswana

Michael Goldberg | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Sometimes just getting together for a conversation is what people need to spark a discussion and take action. I am thrilled that I could be a part of starting an important dialogue in Botswana and am eager to see their entrepreneurial community take off!

Is There a Business Here? Pushing Social Entrepreneurs Out of Their Comfort Zone in Southern Africa

Michael Goldberg | Posted 06.23.2016 | Business
Michael Goldberg

Collins Nyamadzawo walked into a rural Zimbabwean school where he was a volunteer and caught sight of two students sitting on the floor, one using the other's back on which to write.

Reply All Email Creates Havoc For Case Western Students' Inboxes

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.08.2015 | College

Case Western Reserve University students experienced a nightmare in their inboxes Monday night. Someone hit "Reply All" to an email sent to all underg...

MOOCs and Meetups Together Make for Better Learning

Michael Goldberg | Posted 01.24.2015 | College
Michael Goldberg

Beyond Silicon Valley MOOC Meetup, Athens, Greece, June 11, 2014. Yiorgis Yerolympos Everyday, thousands of students around the world perch themselve...

D.C. Doctor Working to Save Mike, Other Ugandan Kids at Risk of Preventable Death

Nancy Brown | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

In Uganda, sore throats -- strep, actually -- are so common that kids don't complain about it and aren't treated for it. This can create problems in their heart valves. And for some children, each round of strep causes more problems to those valves.

The Simple Way to Transform the World

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 11.25.2014 | Media
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Even knowing all this, after going through a few pages or watching a TV screen while waiting at the doctor's office or in the airport I can't help thinking what a crazy world we are in, with people doing all these unbelievable, sometimes unacceptable things. Is that, I wonder, "reality"?

Every Company Can and Should Replicate CVS' Social Good

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Stuart Muszynski

We encourage more companies to consider making "doing good" both an input and an output of their missions, values, products, and employees. Every company can have its CVS moment.

Teens Teach Teens Sex Education

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

A new university-led program is shaking up sex education in one Cleveland community. Kids are the sex education teachers in an after-school peer e...

Mysterious Artist In Museum Revealed!

Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts

A photograph of a mysterious man drawing at a museum went viral last week. The image, posted by Reddit user AlbinoAJ, shows a gentleman hunched over a...

Charitable Ohio Couple Masters The Art Of Urging Others To Give | Posted 12.26.2011 | Impact

Mort and Iris November's surname graces a wing at the Cleveland Clinic, a research greenhouse at Case Western Reserve University Farm, a learning cent...

Kia Makarechi

Taking Aim At Low-Quality Food | Kia Makarechi | Posted 10.31.2011 | Impact

You'd think an M.D./Ph.D. student at competitive medical schools would have his hands full with school, but Ian Wong isn't waiting until he's practici...

Anger At God Is Good for Atheists And Believers Alike

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

Self-declared atheists not only report getting angry at God, but report higher levels of anger than that experienced by believers. How does that work? Why bother being angry at something which one doesn't believe even exists?

Astoria Characters: The Dedicated Doctor

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Dr. Tom Moulton arrives cradling an orchid in one hand and a loaf of home-made soda bread in the other. My white phalaenopsis is wilting, so he rushed right over.