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A live-stream performance at the Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse featured TIMARA and Jazz majors. Photo credit: Anokha Venugopal
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Oberlin College Reaffirms its Commitment to Accessibility with New Scholarship

September 25, 2020

To help families address the increasing cost of higher education, Oberlin College will award a $10,000 Oberlin Commitment Scholarship to all new students who apply and enroll in fall 2021. The scholarship will be renewable for up to four years for students pursuing degrees in either the College of Arts and Sciences or the Conservatory of Music, and up to five years for students who are pursuing a double degree.

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Recent News

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Winter Term: Butterflies, One of Nature’s Flashiest Pollinators

September 14, 2020
Mary Perchlik adores butterflies. That interest led to her month-long project in August, which combined the study of butterflies on a species level while maintaining a broader focus on environmental systems that support butterflies and their interactions between different plants, insects, and habitats.

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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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Pandemic Impact Award Helps Zoe Swann ’19 Continue Research on StartReact Effect

September 9, 2020

After graduating from Oberlin College with high honors in neuroscience and a concentration in linguistics, Zoe Swann ’19 immediately embarked on a PhD program at Arizona State University (ASU), where she began writing a literature review, and started developing a dissertation proposal. Then COVID-19 struck. It brought her research to a screeching halt until her lab was granted a $1,500 Pandemic Impact Award to support research expenses.

Campus News

Introducing OC Votes

September 21, 2020
Non-partisan educational series explores the issues important to the 2020 election.

A Successful Art Rental

September 15, 2020
Many students added a piece of museum work to their dormitory room walls by participating in Art Rental this past weekend.

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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.

Oberlin Photo Stories

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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.

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