Three men sit in chairs in Finney Chapel.
"Beautiful Boy" author David Sheff and his son Nic Sheff talk about addiction, family and support during an April 11, 2019 Convocation at Finney Chapel. Theirs is the story portrayed in the fall 2018 film Beautiful Boy, produced by Amazon Studios. The film was adapted from David Sheff’s 2008 book of the same title and Nic’s 2007 memoir, "Tweak." David and Nic's discussion at Oberlin was moderated by politics major Kameron Dunbar '19. Photo credit: Mike Crupi

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Artist Recital Series

Since its inception in 1878, Oberlin’s Artist Recital Series has presented more than 1,000 of the world’s acclaimed and accomplished musicians, conductors, orchestras, chamber ensembles, and composers. These artists enhance the arts and culture of Oberlin and northeast Ohio. It is one of the oldest continuing concert series in the United States.

The Ring Family Jewish Film Festival

The Ring Family Jewish Film Festival presents three films during the fall and spring of each academic year. The film festival is funded by the Ring Family Fund and sponsored by Oberlin Hillel.

30 Years of the Jazz Studies Degree

Join us as we commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Jazz Studies degree through conversations with key figures in jazz, fascinating films, and scintillating performances.

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This section highlights young alumni in their postgraduate endeavors. 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 recent graduates are finding success with an Oberlin education in hand.

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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 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.