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See how Case Western Reserve “redefined the possible” in 2020–21

Get insight on top stories, statistics and more in the university’s annual report

The past 22 months have been a time of constant change. But in a period defined by dissonance, one thing held true at Case Western Reserve University: our community’s ability to innovate.

As a new semester begins, we’re taking a look back to acknowledge and appreciate the incredible contributions of our faculty, staff, students and alumni in our 2020–21 annual report, Redefining the possible.

Whether breaking barriers in baseball or revolutionizing the world of robotics, protecting our neighbors or predicting the pandemic’s path, our community members proved that even seemingly implausible ideas can become impressive realities.

To see some of the highlights of 2020–21, plus campus statistics, research and technology highlights, financial insights and more, read the annual report online at or download the print version as a PDF.