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Oberlin Celebrates Commencement 2024

May 28, 2024

On Monday, May 27, 629 members of the Oberlin College and Conservatory class of 2024 participated in commencement exercises. The ceremony took place in sun-filled and windswept Tappan Square, featured a keynote address from Pulitzer Prize-winning musician Rhiannon Giddens ’00.
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Seated students applaud during commencement addresses.

Recent News

Cameron Montague ’24 Earns Fulbright to Colombia

May 22, 2024

Cameron Montague ’24, a double major in psychology and comparative American studies, has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) in Colombia for the 2024-2025 academic year
A student with her professor in their professor's office. A blue print on the wall, and a bookshelf behind them.

Faculty and Staff Notes

Shari Rabin Presents at Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation Symposium

June 11, 2024

Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and Religion and Chair of Jewish Studies Shari Rabin presented at the "Ways of Being: Evolving Religion and America" symposium hosted by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation at Jamestown Settlement in Virginia.

Stephen Crowley Article Published in "The Nation"

June 11, 2024

Professor of Politics and Chair of Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies Stephen Crowley published an article titled "Does Putin Want to End the War in Ukraine? It’s Time to Find Out" in The Nation.

Joey Rizzolo Film Wins Award at Astoria Film Festival

June 4, 2024

Media Lecturer of Cinema Studies Joey Rizzolo's film Hot Idiot (featuring the work of alums Alba Robledo Diaz ’23, India Gray ’23, Shaina Lin Chung ’20, Olivia Bentley ’21, and Rachel Yee ’23) premiered at the Astoria Film Festival this week where it took the award for Best Comedy Short.

In the Spotlight

This section highlights Oberlin students and young alumni. 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 students reflect the benefits of an Oberlin education.

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Sophia Gliatto ’24 Earns Fulbright to Mexico

May 22, 2024

Sophia Gliatto '24, a double major in Hispanic studies and comparative American studies, has earned a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) in Mexico for the 2024-2025 academic year.

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Recent Features

Fancy Footwork

April 1, 2024

Ted Gradman ’81 is an ice skating lifer who is happiest at the rink—and has the medals to prove it.

The Art of Difficult Decisions

January 29, 2024

The museum world is known for posing big questions. The Allen Memorial Art Museum has a plan for addressing them.


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.

Cover of the Spring 2024 issue of Oberlin Alumni Magazine

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.

Cover of the Oberlin Conservatory Magazine 2020.

Photos from the 2024 Solar Eclipse

A group of young women experiencing totality of the solar eclipse.

Photo credit: Mike Crupi

On Monday, April 8, a total solar eclipse crossed North America, leaving parts of Ohio—especially Oberlin—in the path of totality where the moon completely covered the sun for more than three minutes.

The campus community celebrated the occurrence with OCLIPSE, a two-hour viewing party on Bailey Field.


Oberlin Photo Stories

young man in art room painting at an easel.
Oberlin student touches up a painting in the art studio.
Photo credit: Matthew Lester

Discover Oberlin College through the lens of our photographers. Our recurring photo stories offer a glimpse into classrooms, studios, labs, libraries, concert halls, student life on and off campus, and more.

Oberlin Photo Stories