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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.

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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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Books at Work, In Oberlin

August 13, 2018

A longtime professor of English and now associate dean of the college of arts and sciences at Oberlin, Laura Baudot has long studied how people read, but now she’s asking a different question: why?

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Portals Connect People Around the World in Dialogue

August 8, 2018

A shipping container, or Portal, equipped with immersive audiovisual technology will be stationed September 6 through November 10, 2018, in Wilder Bowl. The Oberlin College community is invited to use the Portal to engage with individuals in other Portal locations across the globe.

After Oberlin

This section highlights young alumni in their postgraduate endeavors. Finding success with an Oberlin education in hand, these students 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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