A group of four students and a teacher sit on the ground in a circle.
This fall, many classes took advantage of the great outdoors. On this day, professor Emily Barton's The Oulipo and Constraint class perform a writing exercise in Tappan Square. Photo credit: Dale Preston '83

Recent News

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'Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution'

January 15, 2021
On this Martin Luther King, Jr. Day we look back at the civil rights activist's visits to Oberlin College, and the powerful 1965 commencement speech he gave in Tappan Square.

In the News

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.

Campus News

Who Am I?

January 5, 2021
Can you guess what Jackie Fortino’s favorite thing is about Oberlin? Find out in this installment of Who Am I?

Studio Art Walk

January 12, 2021
The Studio Art division of the Art Department hosts an art walk at the end of each semester that serves as a chance for students to showcase their work in exhibit spaces around campus. This fall, with the pandemic limiting viewing opportunities, the showcase became virtual.

This Week in Photos: Nightscapes

January 14, 2021
The moon rests on a backdrop of perfect blue over the courtyard outside of Asia House. This picture served as inspiration for this week’s nightscapes photo series.

Magazines

OAM Spring/Summer 2020 issue front cover.

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 Oberlin Conservatory Magazine 2020.

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.

Oberlin Photo Stories