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Chemistry and biochemistry honor students gave well-attended presentations in the Science Center last week. Arden Hammer's presentation was tited "Ligand Shape Makes or Breaks Symmetry in Lead Oxide Carboxylates." Photo credit: Dale Preston '83

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Q&A with “What is Sanctuary?” Panelists

February 8, 2018
The concept of sanctuary is often part of today’s discussions about immigration, but the idea of providing sanctuary has ancient roots. Learn about the different meanings and practices during “What is Sanctuary?” on Tuesday, February 13.

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Artist Recital Series

Since its inception in 1878, Oberlin’s Artist Recital Series has presented more than 1,000 of the world’s acclaimed and accomplished musicians, conductors, orchestras, chamber ensembles, and composers. These artists enhance the arts and culture of Oberlin and northeast Ohio. It is one of the oldest continuing concert series in the United States.

Black History Month

Black History Month at Oberlin, recognized since 1967, has helped to foster greater awareness of the history, politics, culture, and economics of the African diaspora. Our annual celebration features prominent civic and political leaders, scholars, and musicians of African descent, as well as events in arts, literature, and performance aesthetics that make our observance more enriching.

Convocations

The Oberlin Convocation Series, presented by the Finney Lecture Committee and the Office of the President, presents free, public discussions of cutting-edge issues by some of the country’s most prominent thinkers from an array of disciplines and professional fields.

Faculty and Staff Notes

Rian Brown-Orso and Geoff Pingree Interviewed by International Film Festival Rotterdam

February 6, 2018

Associate Professor of Cinema Studies Rian Brown-Orso and Professor of Cinema Studies and English Geoff Pingree were interviewed about their film The Foreigner’s Home in a blog post for the International Film Festival Rotterdam.

In the Spotlight

This section highlights young alumni in their postgraduate endeavors. These students share how Oberlin shaped their decision to seek a fellowship or to pursue a particular course of study and subsequent career path. From winning awards and traveling the world to earning advanced degrees in a wide range of disciplines, these recent graduates are finding success with an Oberlin education in hand.

Sprinting to Success

January 6, 2017

Sarel Loewus '16, former captain of Oberlin women's track and field and cross country teams, is pursuing a PhD in biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh.

Campus News

Q&A with Dave Lengyel

January 31, 2018
“Q&A with…” is a series dedicated to introducing staff members to the Oberlin community. Find out about Dave Lengyel, observatory and planetarium coordinator.

Magazines

Oberlin Alumni Magazine Fall 2017

Oberlin Alumni Magazine

Established in 1904, Oberlin Alumni Magazine is published three times a year by Oberlin’s Office of Communications and distributed to alumni, parents, and friends of Oberlin College.

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Oberlin Conservatory Magazine

Oberlin Conservatory magazine is published annually by Oberlin’s Office of Communications in partnership with Oberlin Conservatory of Music. It is distributed to alumni, parents, and friends of Oberlin Conservatory.