Based in Ohio’s Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University is a highly-ranked private research university that was established in 1826. The university came into existence with the Federation of the Western Reserve University and Case Institute of Technology. Initially, it was situated in Hudson, approximately 48 km southeast of Cleveland. However, the campus was moved to uptown Cleveland in 1882. The university took its name from Connecticut Western Reserve, the surrounding region of the institute. It is affiliated to AAU, URA, AICUO, and NACAC.
The university campus is situated about 30 miles southeast of Cleveland. It is spread over 155 acres and constitutes of the Case Quad and Mather Quad. The Case Quad consists of science and engineering buildings, administration buildings, Nord Hall, and the Strosacker Auditorium. School of Dental Medicine, School of Engineering, School of Medicine, and Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing dwell in this quad. The southernmost corner of the Case Quad has athletic spaces like Adelbert Gymnasium, the Veale Center, and Van Horn Field.
The Mather Quad houses the Weatherhead School of Management, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, and School of Law. Its western edge has the Tinkham Veale Center, Kelvin Smith Library, and Thwing Center. The Village at 115, North and South Residential Villages and Stephanie Tubbs Jones Hall feature apartment-style residence halls that offer accommodation to the majority of the student population. Many third-year students also live in independent, university-owned, or controlled apartments off-campus.
University has 8 schools that offer a plethora of graduate, undergraduate, and dual-degree programs in arts, sciences, engineering, law, medicine, nursing, and management. Currently, the university has 6,674 graduate and 5,150 undergraduate students pursuing various degree programs. It has 3,501 full-time academic staff that includes highly-learned and experienced professors. The university has students from 50 States of the country and 94 countries of the world.
The university maintains a notable list of distinguished alumni spread all over the globe. Paul T. Buchheit, an American computer engineer, is an alumnus of the Case Western Reserve University. He created Gmail and also suggested the former motto of Google ‘Don’t Be Evil’. Another noble laureate of the university is John Macleod, the famous physiologist, and biochemist who won Noble Prize in 1923 for discovering insulin. The list of alumni also includes Albert Abraham Michelson (1st Noble Prize-Winning American Scientist), Donald Ervin Knuth (Creator of TeX typesetting system), George Andrew Olah (Noble Prize-Winning Chemist) and Richard H. Thaler (Economist and Theorist in Behavioural Economics).