Meredith Gadsby Joins Board as a Civic Member

March 27, 2020

Meredith M. Gadsby joins the board of the Fund for Our Economic Future (FFOEF) as a Civic Member. FFOEF is a funding alliance made up of more than 40 organizations and individuals dedicated to advancing economic growth with equitable access to opportunity for the people of Northeast Ohio.

Stephan Mayer Gives Invited Talk

March 12, 2020

Professor of Psychology Stephan Mayer gave an invited talk at the University of Akron on his book Transforming Psychological Worldviews to Confront Climate Change.

Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute Awarded EMA's 2020 Goldberg Award

March 10, 2020

The Early Music America 2020 Laurette Goldberg Award, for achievement in early music outreach, has been awarded to the Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute (BPI). The summer institute's faculty is led by Artistic Director Kenneth Slowik and four Oberlin Conservatory faculty members who make up the Oberlin Baroque Ensemble—Mark Edwards, Michael Lynn, Marilyn McDonald, Catharina Meints. 

Oberlin's BPI was created in 1972 by former Oberlin Conservatory oboe professor James Caldwell in order to bring famous Swiss musician, August Wenzinger, to the United States to perform, teach, and conduct. Catharina Meints, who was closely involved with the beginnings of BPI, continues to be the senior faculty member 48 years later.

On behalf of the faculty and participants of BPI, Catharine Meints said: “I can say that we are delighted to receive recognition from EMA for our work over the last 49 years. We are proud of what we have accomplished and are honored to be presented the Goldberg Award.”

Kristina Mani Interviewed about Gender Equality

March 9, 2020

Associate Professor of Politics Kristina Mani was one of seven women scholars interviewed in a piece about gender equality in the field of International Relations.

Christie Parris Gives Invited Talk

March 6, 2020

Assistant Professor of Sociology Christie Parris gave an invited talk on February 27, 2020, at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Preconference on Sustainability. The talk outlined her ongoing research regarding environmental concerns among U.S. residents who identify as Black and/or African American.

Barbara Craig Participates in Panel Discussion

March 5, 2020

Economics Professor Barbara Craig was invited to participate at the Women in Economics Symposium at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland on February 27, 2020. Professor Craig was part of the panel, "The Road to a PhD" with Margaret Jacobson '11 and others.

Ruth McDowell Publishes

February 26, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Ruth McDowell published an article in the American Journal of Physiology on her research at the Cleveland Clinic.