Advancing Diversity in the Biomedical Sciences:
New Collaborations for Building Capacity
Oct 17-19, Tinkham Veale University Center
The symposium will feature regional and national speakers, including a keynote address by Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, PhD, (right) president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County and chair of President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. The meeting will also feature Gilda Barabino, PhD, (left) president of the prestigious Biomedical Engineering Society and dean of The Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York. More information & Schedule
For a third consecutive year, Case Western Reserve University has received national recognition for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. The university has been awarded the 2014 Higher Education Excellent in Diversity (HEED) award from the national magazine, Insight Into Diversity.
CWRU has been recognized every year since the inception of the award in 2012. The university is one of 83 colleges and universities around the country to be honored this year with the award. Institutions receiving the award were chosen based on their “exemplary diversity and inclusion initiatives” and for their inclusion of all aspects of diversity in their work, including gender, race, ethnicity, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of the LGBT community. (READ FULL STORY)
Case Western Reserve University hosts Hispanic Heritage Month Art Show, featuring paintings, puppetry and photographs from local Hispanic artists.
Kelvin Smith Library, 11055 Euclid Ave., regular library hours until Oct. 22
Free and open to the public, but photo identification is required to enter the library.
Artists include: Linda Ayala, representing Puerto Rico; Augusto Bordelois, representing Cuba; Bruno Casiano, Puerto Rico; Hector Castellano, Guatemala; Teresa Martinez, Mexico; Alex Rivera, Mexico; Dante Rodriguez, Puerto Rico and Mexico; and Rafael Valdivieso, Ecuardo.