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
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
Photos Gallery of Kathrine Wright and her brothers
Photos Gallery of Oberlin Graduates and Sustainable Farms