Case Western Reserve University is a private, 4-year school located in Cleveland, OH. The school was created in 1967 by combining the Case Institute of Technology (founded in 1881) and Western Reserve University (founded in 1826) to form a single University. The 155 acre campus is situated in “University Circle” which is about 5 miles from downtown Cleveland and is home to many other educational institutions. Campus buildings run the architectural gammut from traditional collegiate Gothic to Modern and Contemporary – including the Peter B Lewis building featuring a very interesting design. The Kent H Smith Quadrangle (aka “Main Quad”) is home to all the Engineering department buildings. The Flora Stone Mather Quadrangle (“Mather Quad”) is home to many other academic buildings; the campus has been featured in several films, TV shows and novels. Among many notable alumni are Congressman Dennis Kucinich and former NFL coach Don Shula.