Environmental Studies News
January 21, 2021
Nearly a year ago many businesses and schools concerned about the spread of COVID-19 relocated onsite offices and classrooms to the internet. The transition to a virtual platform took some getting used to, but for Bryan Rubin ’18 and Benjamin Steger ’18 the future was finally here.
December 8, 2020
When he was growing up, Machmud Makhmudov ’15 noticed how communities from different parts of the world created lives that struggled, grew, and thrived alongside one another. That insight served him well as a policy advisor for the presidential campaign and stands to be an impression in his new role with the incoming Biden Administration.
November 13, 2020
October was Sustainability Month at Oberlin, and no group is more dedicated to its celebration than the Green EDGE Fund. Composed of 10 student board members, the organization distributes funds to community-based projects dedicated to environmental sustainability.
Environmental Studies Facilities
This solar-powered building has earned national acclaim as a showcase for green building technologies and operating systems.
E.A.R.R.T.H House as it is known today is an 1870s duplex on East Lorain Street just across from the Allen Memorial Art Museum. It is the college’s first dedicated living space for sustainable living.
Hallock Auditorium is in the Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies. The auditorium serves the dual purpose of being a lecture space for academic classes and a venue for campus events.
The Adam Joseph Lewis Center Annex is a renovated 19th-century home that offers lab and office space for the Environmental Studies Program.