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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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Michael Parkin on Politics, Campaigns, and the Internet

November 15, 2018

Now in his 13th year of teaching at Oberlin, Professor of Politics Michael Parkin has long observed a dynamic political climate both inside and outside of the classroom. His recent National Science Foundation grant will enable him to further his research and incorporate it into his teachings.

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It has only been within the last year that I’ve discovered how deep the field of comics really is, and that I’ve been missing out on some great stories simply because I thought they “were for kids.” 

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