Panel of speakers at homecoming event

Choose your own homecoming educational adventure

Special lectures, guest speakers and group panels highlight Case Western Reserve University’s academic offerings during Homecoming and Reunion Weekend. Alumni are invited back to reconnect with professors and continue their education, while students and guests are encouraged to explore the diverse areas of expertise the university offers.

With all the possibilities, how do you choose the events that are right for you? We’ve created this handy choose-your-own-adventure guide to help you navigate through the various educational events.

Let’s get started. What’s more important to you today?

I want to enhance something about myself.

What part of you?


  • “Women Leaders of Today and Tomorrow”: Friday, Oct. 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. in Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 04.
  • “FPB Alumni-Supported Research Making a Difference”: Saturday, Oct. 15, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Judson Manor, Loegler Lounge


  • “The Power of the Patient: Co-Creating Better Health and Health Care Outcomes”: Friday, Oct. 14, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Iris S. & Bert L. Wolstein Research Building, main auditorium
  • “Dental Continuing Education Course and Breakfast”: Saturday, Oct. 15, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Westin Cleveland Downtown, Vanda North and South, 6th floor
  • “Can Nutrition Reverse Cardiovascular Disease – Fact or Fiction?”: Saturday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Iris S. & Bert L. Wolstein Research Building, main auditorium


  • “A Museum Transformed: A Tour of the Cleveland Museum of Art”: Saturday, Oct. 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art, ticket lobby
  • “Design Thinking & Strategic Management”: Saturday, Oct. 15, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at George S. Dively Building, Room 202

I want to explore and understand the world around me.

What part of the world sounds interesting?


  • “In the Loop: A Walking Tour of University Circle”: Saturday, Oct. 15, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Western Reserve Historical Society, main lobby


  • “Diversity Think Forum: Activism Then and Now—An Intergenerational Dialogue”: Friday, Oct. 14, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at Kelvin Smith Library, Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship
  • International Student Panel on Immigration:  Friday, Oct. 14, from 2 to 3 p.m. in Tomlinson Hall lobby
  • “CLE Session: Making Sense of the Supreme Court”: Saturday, Oct. 15, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in School of Law, Moot Court Room
  • Lolly the Trolley Cleveland Tour:  Sunday, Oct. 16, at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. beginning at the Linsalata Alumni Center


  • “The Future of Patient Care: Our New Health Education Campus”: Friday, Oct. 14, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the Iris S. & Bert L. Wolstein Building, main auditorium
  • “Entrepreneurship, Tech and Innovation”: Friday, Oct. 14, from 2 to 4 p.m. in George S. Dively Building, Room 202
  • “Inspiring Hope, Shaping the Future: The Deans’ Perspectives” (panel discussion and reception; 1 CEU): Friday, Oct. 14, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Noble Commons
  • “Building Creative Culture for Sustainable Innovation”: Saturday, Oct. 15, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at George S. Dively Building, Room 202

For a full list of homecoming activities and to register, visit