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Music is in Oberlin’s DNA. We are the only major music school in America that focuses almost exclusively on undergraduate education. Our programs, classes, and performance opportunities create an ideal environment for developing the complete musician. 

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Art En Route to Proxima B

December 6, 2018

Associate Professor of Integrated Media Julia Christensen earned the 2017-2018 LACMA Art + Tech Lab Fellowship. She is expanding on her ongoing art and research project, Upgrade Available, along with NASA scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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Reading in Translation Blog Shines Light on Literary Translations

December 5, 2018

Oberlin’s Comparative Literature Program was recently awarded management of a nationally acclaimed resource for reviews of translated literature. Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature Stiliana Milkova serves as the blog’s managing editor.

After Oberlin

Finding success with an Oberlin degree in hand, these young alumni share how Oberlin shaped their decision to seek a fellowship, to pursue a particular course of study, or to embark on their career.

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“In Oberlin, I was pleased to find an intellectual community that not only accommodated my diverse interests, but also nurtured and celebrated them.”

Emilie Lozier ’18