Outdoor reception on museum lawn
Allen Memorial Art Museum began its yearlong celebration of its 100th anniversary with a reception on the front lawn and followed by tours of select galleries. Photo credit: Scott Shaw

Recent News

Oberlin-Como Piano Academy Enters Second Year

August 2, 2017
Oberlin Conservatory will begin its second full year as the U.S. home of the International Piano Academy Lake Como with a schedule of master artist residencies beginning this fall.

In the News




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.


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.

Cooper International Competition

Oberlin Conservatory of Music and The Cleveland Orchestra present the annual Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition at Oberlin. The 2017 violin competition is open to participants ages 13 to 18, who compete for the top prize of $20,000, with $10,000 and $5,000 awarded for second and third place, respectively.

Faculty and Staff Notes

Sheila Miyoshi Jager Publishes Article

August 11, 2017

Sheila Miyoshi Jager, professor of East Asian studies, published an article in Politico Magazine titled "What Trump Needs To Know About North Korea's History" with her view on the ongoing North Korean crisis.

Martin Saavedra Presents Paper

August 3, 2017

Economics Assistant Professor Martin Saavedra was invited to present his paper, “The 1918 Influenza Pandemic and the Fetal Origins Hypothesis: Evidence from Linked Data," at a workshop hosted by National Association of Economic Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Isabella Moreno Interviewed

August 3, 2017

Isabella Moreno, interim director of the Office of Disability Services, was interviewed in Diabetes Forecast for an article about managing diabetes at college.

More News

Sounds of TIMARA...Today

April 3, 2017
Double-degree student Judy Jackson '18 blends her love of computers and computer music .

The Art of Library Work

April 12, 2017
Anna Feuer ’14 currently works as the senior acquisitions assistant in the Technical Services department at the Art Institute of Chicago, the largest art museum in the country.

College Awards First-Ever Nexial Prize

April 13, 2017
Senior Adam Chazin-Gray will receive $50,000 to use toward research and graduate studies in climatology, microbiology, and public health.


Oberlin Alumni Magazine Summer 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.