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Fields of Dreams
It's not a typical vocation for the average liberal-arts degree holder, but plenty of Oberlin graduates have found sustainable farming to be a rewarding and meaningful way of life.
/ by Melissa Pasanen

Relevant to the Times
As the new assistant managing editor for features at the New York Times, Adam Moss '79 has made an imprint at the historically high-minded newspaper. His sensibility? The Times needs to represent what people actually spend their days thinking about.
/ by Frank Bajak '79

Wright On, Sister
She is perhaps Oberlin's most unsung heroine—the little sister of Wilbur and Orville Wright—without whom powered flight might not have happened when it did. But Katharine Wright Haskell, Class of 1898, is an important historical figure in her own right, and historians and biographers are beginning to take notice.
/ by Doug McInnis '70

The New Oberlin Century, the largest fund-raising drive in Oberlin College history, is a success. Four recent major gifts totaling $5 million allowed the College to meet the campaign goal of $165 million. President Nancy S. Dye announced the news in early December.
/ by Anne C. Paine

WebExtra: An interview with author Tracy Chevalier '84

WebExtra: Photos Gallery of Kathrine Wright and her brothers

WebExtra: Photos Gallery of Oberlin Graduates and Sustainable Farms