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Third-year Bridget Conway was awarded the Newman Civic Fellowship, a yearlong program that recognizes and supports community-minded students who are changemakers and public problem-solvers on their campuses. Conway, who is double majoring in studio art and comparative literature, has distinguished herself as a tutor and leader in the Oberlin Writing Partnership, where she assists Oberlin High School students with planning, writing, and editing essays in classroom and drop-in settings. Photo credit: Jack Lichtenstein '23

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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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Educator in Death Valley National Park: Marcus Hill ’19

February 21, 2020

Geology graduate Marcus Hill is working alongside seasoned park rangers to run education programs for elementary school students. As one of the few geologists on staff, he’s discovering that visitors are excited to learn about rocks from someone who spent the last four years working with rocks.

Campus News

Revisiting the Underground Railroad

February 26, 2020
A student re-enactment of escaped slaves along the Underground Railroad is recognized 40 years later with a visit by participant Herman Beavers ’81 at Third World House.

Q&A with Tracy Sutherland

February 19, 2020
Sutherland provides leadership and oversight for public services in the Oberlin College Libraries.

Magazines

Cover of the Oberlin Alumni Magazine Fall/Winter 2019.

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 2019.

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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Soul Session at A-House 
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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