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CSU student Marilyn Miller curates Shaker Historical Society exhibit

It’ll cure what ails ya! The natural medicine of the North Union Shakers who settled in Greater Cleveland in the 19th century is the subject of an upcoming exhibit curated by Marilyn Miller, a history graduate student at Cleveland State University.

“Shaker Cures: Natural Medicine in the Valley of God’s Pleasure” opens Tuesday, September 2, at the Shaker Historical Society Museum & Library in Shaker Heights.

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Vikings conquer Italy

How do you say “Excellent!” in Italian? Eccellente! The Cleveland State University women’s basketball team traveled to Italy this month for its first-ever foreign tour, finishing with a perfect 3-0 record.

Between games, the Vikings rode bikes in Florence (above) and rode gondolas in Venice. They also saw the sights in Rome (including the Colosseum and the Vatican) and Milan, among other locales. In Vicenza, they learned how to make pizza.

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Dr. Katherine Judge of CSU addresses unmet dementia care needs

Assisting those whose lives are touched by dementia, directly or indirectly, is the focus of research by Katherine Judge, Ph.D., of Cleveland State University.

“Most people are on their own when it comes to navigating the illness,” said Dr. Judge, associate professor of psychology at CSU and adjunct senior research scientist at the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging.

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Gay Games make a splash at CSU

The setting was an Olympic-size pool. Trust us, though: You’ve never seen anything quite like this at the Olympics.

Athletes from across the nation and around the world cut loose this month at Cleveland State University’s Busbey Natatorium during the Pink Flamingo extravaganza, a highlight of Gay Games 9. The sold-out evening of silliness involved fun costumes, outrageous skits and poolside shenanigans.

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CSU arts summit inspires Cleveland’s creative community
Cleveland State University’s 2014 Creative Voices Summit and Arts Education Day Luncheon packed ’em in June 17 at PlayhouseSquare, home of the CSU Arts Campus. 
Presented by CSU’s Center for Arts and Innovation, this highly anticipated annual celebration of the arts in education and the community brought together representatives from Cleveland’s leading cultural organizations, including the Cleveland Orchestra, PlayhouseSquare and Tri-C JazzFest. [[MORE]]
John Frohnmayer, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, moderated a “Visionaries” panel discussion in the morning at the Idea Center, featuring keen insights from Milton Maltz of Malrite Communications Group, John Wood of Room to Read, Joshua Nesbit of Medic Mobile and Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. 
Lunch followed on the State Theatre stage, complete with entertainment by the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Alumni Trio and the Cleveland Heights High School Barbershoppers, as well as an inspirational keynote address by Alsop. 
“Watching kids connect with music – I think that’s the greatest thing,” she told the audience. “It’s our responsibility to create a world that celebrates the best of the human race.” 
Milton and Tamar Maltz served as honorary chairs for the event.
The likes of  Richard Dreyfuss, LeVar Burton and Harry Belafonte have attended previous Creative Voices Summit & Arts Education Day Luncheon programs organized by CSU, which offers a full menu of programs for artistically inclined students who are interested in theatre, dance, music, visual arts, writing and more. 
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CSU arts summit inspires Cleveland’s creative community
Cleveland State University’s 2014 Creative Voices Summit and Arts Education Day Luncheon packed ’em in June 17 at PlayhouseSquare, home of the CSU Arts Campus. 
Presented by CSU’s Center for Arts and Innovation, this highly anticipated annual celebration of the arts in education and the community brought together representatives from Cleveland’s leading cultural organizations, including the Cleveland Orchestra, PlayhouseSquare and Tri-C JazzFest. [[MORE]]
John Frohnmayer, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, moderated a “Visionaries” panel discussion in the morning at the Idea Center, featuring keen insights from Milton Maltz of Malrite Communications Group, John Wood of Room to Read, Joshua Nesbit of Medic Mobile and Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. 
Lunch followed on the State Theatre stage, complete with entertainment by the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Alumni Trio and the Cleveland Heights High School Barbershoppers, as well as an inspirational keynote address by Alsop. 
“Watching kids connect with music – I think that’s the greatest thing,” she told the audience. “It’s our responsibility to create a world that celebrates the best of the human race.” 
Milton and Tamar Maltz served as honorary chairs for the event.
The likes of  Richard Dreyfuss, LeVar Burton and Harry Belafonte have attended previous Creative Voices Summit & Arts Education Day Luncheon programs organized by CSU, which offers a full menu of programs for artistically inclined students who are interested in theatre, dance, music, visual arts, writing and more. 
Zoom Info
CSU arts summit inspires Cleveland’s creative community
Cleveland State University’s 2014 Creative Voices Summit and Arts Education Day Luncheon packed ’em in June 17 at PlayhouseSquare, home of the CSU Arts Campus. 
Presented by CSU’s Center for Arts and Innovation, this highly anticipated annual celebration of the arts in education and the community brought together representatives from Cleveland’s leading cultural organizations, including the Cleveland Orchestra, PlayhouseSquare and Tri-C JazzFest. [[MORE]]
John Frohnmayer, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, moderated a “Visionaries” panel discussion in the morning at the Idea Center, featuring keen insights from Milton Maltz of Malrite Communications Group, John Wood of Room to Read, Joshua Nesbit of Medic Mobile and Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. 
Lunch followed on the State Theatre stage, complete with entertainment by the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Alumni Trio and the Cleveland Heights High School Barbershoppers, as well as an inspirational keynote address by Alsop. 
“Watching kids connect with music – I think that’s the greatest thing,” she told the audience. “It’s our responsibility to create a world that celebrates the best of the human race.” 
Milton and Tamar Maltz served as honorary chairs for the event.
The likes of  Richard Dreyfuss, LeVar Burton and Harry Belafonte have attended previous Creative Voices Summit & Arts Education Day Luncheon programs organized by CSU, which offers a full menu of programs for artistically inclined students who are interested in theatre, dance, music, visual arts, writing and more. 
Zoom Info
CSU arts summit inspires Cleveland’s creative community
Cleveland State University’s 2014 Creative Voices Summit and Arts Education Day Luncheon packed ’em in June 17 at PlayhouseSquare, home of the CSU Arts Campus. 
Presented by CSU’s Center for Arts and Innovation, this highly anticipated annual celebration of the arts in education and the community brought together representatives from Cleveland’s leading cultural organizations, including the Cleveland Orchestra, PlayhouseSquare and Tri-C JazzFest. [[MORE]]
John Frohnmayer, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, moderated a “Visionaries” panel discussion in the morning at the Idea Center, featuring keen insights from Milton Maltz of Malrite Communications Group, John Wood of Room to Read, Joshua Nesbit of Medic Mobile and Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. 
Lunch followed on the State Theatre stage, complete with entertainment by the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Alumni Trio and the Cleveland Heights High School Barbershoppers, as well as an inspirational keynote address by Alsop. 
“Watching kids connect with music – I think that’s the greatest thing,” she told the audience. “It’s our responsibility to create a world that celebrates the best of the human race.” 
Milton and Tamar Maltz served as honorary chairs for the event.
The likes of  Richard Dreyfuss, LeVar Burton and Harry Belafonte have attended previous Creative Voices Summit & Arts Education Day Luncheon programs organized by CSU, which offers a full menu of programs for artistically inclined students who are interested in theatre, dance, music, visual arts, writing and more. 
Zoom Info
CSU arts summit inspires Cleveland’s creative community
Cleveland State University’s 2014 Creative Voices Summit and Arts Education Day Luncheon packed ’em in June 17 at PlayhouseSquare, home of the CSU Arts Campus. 
Presented by CSU’s Center for Arts and Innovation, this highly anticipated annual celebration of the arts in education and the community brought together representatives from Cleveland’s leading cultural organizations, including the Cleveland Orchestra, PlayhouseSquare and Tri-C JazzFest. [[MORE]]
John Frohnmayer, former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts, moderated a “Visionaries” panel discussion in the morning at the Idea Center, featuring keen insights from Milton Maltz of Malrite Communications Group, John Wood of Room to Read, Joshua Nesbit of Medic Mobile and Marin Alsop, music director of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. 
Lunch followed on the State Theatre stage, complete with entertainment by the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra Alumni Trio and the Cleveland Heights High School Barbershoppers, as well as an inspirational keynote address by Alsop. 
“Watching kids connect with music – I think that’s the greatest thing,” she told the audience. “It’s our responsibility to create a world that celebrates the best of the human race.” 
Milton and Tamar Maltz served as honorary chairs for the event.
The likes of  Richard Dreyfuss, LeVar Burton and Harry Belafonte have attended previous Creative Voices Summit & Arts Education Day Luncheon programs organized by CSU, which offers a full menu of programs for artistically inclined students who are interested in theatre, dance, music, visual arts, writing and more. 
Zoom Info

CSU arts summit inspires Cleveland’s creative community

Cleveland State University’s 2014 Creative Voices Summit and Arts Education Day Luncheon packed ’em in June 17 at PlayhouseSquare, home of the CSU Arts Campus.

Presented by CSU’s Center for Arts and Innovation, this highly anticipated annual celebration of the arts in education and the community brought together representatives from Cleveland’s leading cultural organizations, including the Cleveland Orchestra, PlayhouseSquare and Tri-C JazzFest.

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Soap bubbles trip the light fantastic: #CLEstate Science Photo of the Month

It’s a soap foam selfie!

Andy Resnick, Ph.D., of Cleveland State University made this remarkable photograph of soap bubbles (magnified 4x) using an imaging technique known as reflection differential interference contrast.

It splits the illuminating light into two overlapping beams. The amount of separation of the beams is very slight — below the resolution limit of the lens.

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CSU and CWRU students team up with rp+m to build drink-mixing robot using 3-D printers

Meet Bar2D2. He never went to war a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. But he can mix a drink for you.

Luke Louder, an electrical engineering student at Cleveland State University’s Washkewicz College of Engineering, designed the robot’s electronics and software.

“It was a cool project because it involved electrical as well as mechanical components,” Louder told ENGAGED. “Incorporating all those elements posed some very interesting engineering challenges.”

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CSU conference weighs role of past in future of American cities

What role does the past have to play in the future of the urban environment?

That was the question at the heart of Historic Preservation in America’s Legacy Cities, a three-day conference presented by the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University and the Cleveland Restoration Society.

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CSU students help build Habitat for Humanity house in North Carolina

Summer vacation turned out to be a working vacation for these Cleveland State University students, who recently traveled to Chatham County in North Carolina to help build a Habitat for Humanity house for a family in need.

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