Oberlin College Choir sings in different ways for a different world.
Video Description: Oberlin Scenes
This silent video makes quick cuts, with each of the following segments lasting 2 or 3 seconds.
From an aerial view, the Oberlin campus comes into focus, followed by:
- A dancer stretches in a dance studio.
- A conductor leads an orchestra, viewed from behind and above the musicians.
- A baseball player fields ground balls during practice.
- A bicyclist pedals along a path toward Memorial Arch.
- A professor teaches in a classroom.
- A trombonist rehearses.
- A swimmer performs the butterfly stroke.
- A silhouetted person approaches the curved wall outside Hall Auditorium at night.
- Several groups of students work in a science lab.
- A student is animated while explaining the artwork behind her.
- An athlete runs past a building on a cold morning.
- The strings of a double bass vibrate as they are played by a jazz musician.
- A student explains an idea.
- A pianist practices on a Steinway grand piano.
- In a museum gallery, a group of students gazes at a painting.
- A singer and piano accompanist rehearse in a sunny room.
- A student in class holds a pen while speaking.
- Holding a boom microphone, a student makes a recording.
- A student cook prepares fresh vegetables.
The video then loops back to the beginning.
Think one person can change the world? So do we.
While some visit options have been suspended due to COVID-19, we are offering guided campus tours on a limited basis. Registration is required. We also offer a variety of dynamic virtual sessions for prospective students.
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Oberlin Opera Theater breaks through the COVID wall with an unlikely pairing of comedy and drama.
Jakob Faber ’21 explored ways to broaden the scope of branched flow with the goal of introducing work that has been done in radio astronomy and radio geophysics into the field.
Each year, Oberlin students develop individual and group projects during a four-week period known as winter term. The central objective is to encourage personal and academic discovery outside of the classroom.
More than 200 students performed individual and group projects during this year’s Winter Term. Although typically held in January, it was shifted to August this year under the same premise: a time for students to explore opportunities outside of their regular course of study.
From the Blogs
At Oberlin College, we like to talk about the phenomenon of the “accidental minor.”
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This year, Zoom has changed how admissions counselors approach travel, and those changes are both good and bad.
In response to COVID-19, Oberlin has devised new approaches to the academic schedule and the student experience. Get the details at ObieSafe.
“I am fortunate to have studied at a school with such an impressive history of pushing for social change.”Nicholas Morgan ’18