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. 

  1. A dancer stretches in a dance studio.
  2. A conductor leads an orchestra, viewed from behind and above the musicians.
  3. A baseball player fields ground balls during practice.
  4. A bicyclist pedals along a path toward Memorial Arch.
  5. A professor teaches in a classroom.
  6. A trombonist rehearses.
  7. A swimmer performs the butterfly stroke.
  8. A silhouetted person approaches the curved wall outside Hall Auditorium at night.
  9. Several groups of students work in a science lab.
  10. A student is animated while explaining the artwork behind her.
  11. An athlete runs past a building on a cold morning.
  12. The strings of a double bass vibrate as they are played by a jazz musician.
  13. A student explains an idea.
  14. A pianist practices on a Steinway grand piano.
  15. In a museum gallery, a group of students gazes at a painting.
  16. A singer and piano accompanist rehearse in a sunny room.
  17. A student in class holds a pen while speaking.
  18. Holding a boom microphone, a student makes a recording.
  19. A student cook prepares fresh vegetables.

The video then loops back to the beginning.

Aerial view of college campus showing brick buildings and green quads interspersed with deciduous trees in early fall

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College of Arts and Sciences

The Oberlin ethos encourages cross-discipline exploration that breaks down boundaries and allows students to find—or create—their own paths. See where your path might lead.

Conservatory of Music

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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Philosophy in the Schools: Learning Through Teaching

April 10, 2019

A philosophy practicum bridges the distance between teaching and learning, showing that the two are symbiotic and inextricable. The course also facilitates outreach in the Oberlin community.

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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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From the Blogs

As my time at Oberlin comes to a close, I wanted to start a new weekly blog series (which I’ll stick to!) in which I outline some of the things I’ve been most grateful for at Oberlin. Let’s start with ExCos.

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Ave Bisesi ’17