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WIDS Writing Guild

Wednesday, August 20, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Center for Women, TVUC room 248

Join your fellow women doctoral candidates for an afternoon of writing.

WiDS Welcome Reception

Friday, August 22, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Center for Women, TVUC room 248

The Women in Doctoral Studies student group invites you to a welcome reception at the Center for Women.  


Please RSVP for the reception here.

Women Staff Leadership Development Institute (WSLDI) Orientation and LSI

Tuesday, August 26, 11:00 - 3:00 pm


*This program is for staff members admitted to the WSLDI program.  For more information on WSLDI, click here.

SAVE Meeting

Tuesday, August 26,  6:00 pm

FSMCFW, TVUC room 248

Join SAVE for their first meeting of the year.  Drop in to find out what SAVE is about and learn about programming for the upcoming academic year.

WiDS Writing Guild

 Wednesday, August 27, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Tinkham Veale University Center, room 248

 Join your fellow women doctoral candidates for an afternnon of writing!

WISER Kick-off/General Body Meeting

Thursday, August 28, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Strosacker Auditorium

Join us at the  WISER Kick-off to learn 10 Reasons Why You Should Join WISER (Women in Science and Engineering Roundtable)! We will have free pizza and goodies!
For more information, please contact our WISER President Kimberly Yacoub -

Feel Good Friday: "Managing Overstress at the Start of the Semester"

Friday, August, 29 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Center for Women, TVUC room 248

The Center for Women kicks off its new "Feel Good Friday" series with a brown bag lunch featuring Dr. Tamsin Astor-Jack.  Dr. Tamsin Astor-Jack, PhD Cognitive Neuroscience, has set out to combine her biomedical knowledge with her experience in yoga and holistic healthcare methods.  This unique combination of skills has taken form in her yoga health coaching company, Yoga Brained!

With a focus on well-being she will discuss simple and effective habbit changes that assist with stress reduction and facilitate the union of your body and mind. 

Please RSVP for this brown bag event here.

Volunteer Outreach Orientation

Tuesday, September 2, 6:00 - 7:00 pm

TVUC, Senior Classroom

WISER Students who plan to volunteer for outreach in the fall and spring semesters must attend!

For more information, contact WISER Vice President of Outreach Chakira Smith -

WiDS Writing Guild

Wednesday, September 3, 2:00 - 5:00 pm

Center for Women, TVUC room 248

Join your fellow doctoral students for an afternoon of writing.

WISER Peer Match Bingo for the Peer Mentor Program

Thursday, September 4, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Thwing Ballroom

Peer Mentor participants must attend. This is a fun opportunity to make your peer mentor match for the 2014-2015 school year!

For more information, please contact WISER Mentor Programming Coordinator Alison Brooks -

The Longest Revolution: An Evening with Gloria Steinem

Tuesday, September 9, 5:00 pm

Thinkham Veale University Center

Public lectured followed by Q&A session

This event will serve as the culminating celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women and the inaugural event for the Town Hall of Cleveland at Case Western Reserve University.


Brown Bag Panel luncheon "The Fight for Fairness in Flight" featuring Barbara "Dusty" Roads

Wednesday, September 10, 12:00 - 1:00  pm

Location: TVUC, room 248

Join the Center for Women for a brown bag panel discussion featuring Barbara "Dusty" Roads and Jean Montague as they discuss their landmark sex discrimination case against the airline industry.

RSVP for this event here.

WISER's Annual SEVA Fundraiser - Bake Sale in Nord

Wednesday, September 10, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Nord Hall

Volunteer to sell bake goods or buy a bake good or two! 

WISER raises funds for its adopted and underprivileged public school in Bangalore, India through a non-profit organization called Soujanya Sevashrama (SEVA). All funds that we raise will go to our girls at our school in India and provide them with math and science resources! 

For more information, please contact WISER SEVA Coordinator Chinwe Osigwe -


Student Orientation Week Begins

Please see the New Student Orienation webpage for full details of orientaton

Sunday, August 17

11:00 - 12:00 Tours of Tinkham Veale University Center

12:00 - 4:00 Tinkham Veale Univeristy Center Open House


New student orientation

Monday, August 18

Campus resoure tours (incoming students only)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm and 2:30 - 3:30 pm

Center for Women, Tinkham Veale Univeristy Center, room 248

Info Fair (for parents and students)

9:30 am - 3:30 pm Kelvin Smith Library

Student Orientation Continues

Tuesday, August 19

Campus Resource Tours

Tinkham Veale University Center

9:30 - 11:00 am, 1:15 - 2:45 pm, 3:00 - 4:30 pm

Cultural Celebration and Dinner

(Part of new student orientation)

Thursday, August 21

Orientation Tent, Frieberger Field, 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Tinkham Veale University Center Grand Opening and Dedication

Sunday, August 24

Grand opening: 3:00 - 8:00 pm

Dedication of Tinkham Veale University Center 7:00 - 8:00 pm

University Fall Convocation

Wednesday, August 27, 4:30 - 6:00 pm

Severance Hall

Dr. Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, The Elaine G. Hadden Distinguished Visiting Author of this year’s common reading selectionZoobiquity: The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health will deliver the keynote address.  

Pleaes contact Severance Hall to reserve your ticket 216-231-1111.

LaunchPad presents CWRU StartUP Weekend for Aspiring Entrepreneurs 

Friday-Sunday, August 29-31

A Partnership of Blackstone LaunchPad, think[box], Weatherhead School of Management & the WISER program.
For more information, please visit!
View the website here.

Voices Kick-off

Tuesday, September 2, 5:00 - 7:00 pm
location: TBD

Recently, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women along with several students on campus have partnered to begin strategic planning for a new student group called Voices: A Women of Color Collaborative.
Join us on Tuesday, September 2nd for our fall kickoff.

OIDEO: Power of Diversity Lecture: Lee Mun Wah; "The World is All Around Us"

Thursday, September 4, 4:30 - 6:30 pm

TVUC Ballroom

Lee Mun Wah is an internationally renowned documentary filmmaker, author and diversity trainer. His films, which explore race and diversity issues, include The Color of Fear and If These Halls Could Talk. Oprah Winfrey once did a one-hour special on his life and work. His latest book is entitled Let’s Get Real – What People of Color Can’t Say & Whites Won’t Ask About Racism.

Click here for additional information and to register for the event.