A man stands at a podium speaking to an audience.
Cuban Ambassador José Ramón Cabañas Rodríguez discusses the future of the United States and Cuban government relations at Oberlin College. In 2015, Cabañas became Cuba’s first ambassador to the U.S. in more than 50 years, after serving as the chief of the Cuban Interests Section in Washington, D.C. since 2012. He has served in Cuba’s Foreign Ministry since 1984 and has held numerous senior level positions, including vice minister of Foreign Relations, deputy director of the ministry’s North American Affairs Division, and as ambassador to Austria. Photo credit: Dale Preston '83

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Artist Recitals

Since its inception in 1878, Oberlin’s Artist Recital Series has presented more than 1,000 of the world’s acclaimed and accomplished artists, who enhance the arts and culture of Oberlin and Northeast Ohio.

Black History Month

Black History Month at Oberlin, recognized since 1967, has helped to foster greater awareness of the history, politics, culture, and economics of the African diaspora. Our annual celebration features prominent civic and political leaders, scholars, and musicians of African descent, as well as events in arts, literature, and performance aesthetics that make our observance more enriching.

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The Oberlin Convocation Series, presented by the Finney Lecture Committee and the Office of the President, presents free, public discussions of cutting-edge issues by some of the country’s most prominent thinkers from an array of disciplines and professional fields.

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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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New Works Festival

November 29, 2019
Graduating theater students present an array of original works during Oberlin’s annual New Works Festival.

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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.

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.