Winter 2007 News Releases
North Carolina Barrier Islands Could Be Vulnerable To Collapse By The End Of This Century
A recent study conducted by Oberlin College Assistant Professor of Geology Laura Moore looked at how climate change and sea-level rise will potentially impact the future existence of barrier islands by examining the barrier coast between Rodanthe and Cape Hatteras, North Carolina Outer Banks.
The Oberlin Conservatory of Music to Present Premiere of Olga Neuwirth's Lost Highway
Lost Highway, a dramatic music theater work by noted Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth, will receive its U.S. premiere in February 2007 by the Contemporary Music Division of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music as a co-production with Miller Theatre at Columbia University.
Oberlin Painting "Unmatched" in European Collections
The Allen Memorial Art Museum's Hendrick Terbrugghen
painting of Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene and a Companion (1625)
features prominently in an intriguing new book, Only in America: One
Hundred Paintings in American Museums Unmatched in European
Collections, by art historian Pierre Rosenberg, recent President-D
irector of the Musée du Louvre in Paris.