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Faculty and Staff Notes
James Dobbins Presents Lecture
James Dobbins, Fairchild professor of religion and East Asian studies, presented a public lecture titled “Cats, Dogs, and Buddhism: D.T. Suzuki and the Welfare of Animals" on February 22, 2018, for the Asia/Pacific Studies Institute at Duke University.
Kazim Ali Writes Collection of Poetry
Kazim Ali, associate professor of creative writing and comparative literature, has written a collection of poetry, Inquisition, released from Wesleyan University Press. Read the Publishers Weekly review.
Lynne Bianchi Serves as Guest Editor
Lynne Bianchi, along with colleagues Kate Barald of University of Michigan and Richard Zigmond of Case Western Reserve University, served as a guest editor for the special issue of Experimental Neurology titled “Chemokines and Cytokines in Neural Development and Regeneration.” The issue includes articles highlighting the many ways in which cytokines—proteins traditionally thought to be damaging to the nervous system—are also necessary for development, regeneration, and protection from damage. The issue includes a paper by Bianchi and colleagues that reviews the importance of cytokines during normal development of auditory neurons.
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.
Being in the presence of a Nobel laureate, a baby alligator, and like-minded researchers helped solidify Naviya Schuster-Little’s decision to apply to graduate school over medical school.
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