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United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Oberlin College & Conservatory, the Global Foundation for the Performing Arts, Announce Wide-Ranging Partnership

September 29, 2022

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Oberlin College & Conservatory, and the Global Foundation for the Performing Arts (GFPA), announce a new partnership that also includes a select group of higher education institutions dedicated to expanding international student access to world-class academic and musical instruction.
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Al Evangelista Presented at Dance Studies Association Annual Conference

October 12, 2022

Assistant Professor of Dance Al Evangelista participated and presented in two panels at the Dance Studies Association annual conference. The two panels titled, “Dancing in the Aftermath of Anti-Asian Hate” and “Acts of Tribute, Practices of Citation: Recognition as Resistance to Cultures of Individualism” took place October 13-16 in Vancouver, BC. On the panels, he discussed upcoming publications including one on dance and bystander intervention training. 

Cynthia Taylor and Steve Balady Paper Published in "Computer Science Education"

October 12, 2022

Associate Professor of Computer Science Cynthia Taylor published a paper with Visiting Assistant Professor of Math Steve Balady (now at CSU San Bernardino) in the journal Computer Science Education. The paper looks at how student attitudes in introductory Computer Science and Math courses align with those of experts.

David Forrest Book Excerpt Published in "Social Policy"

October 12, 2022

An excerpt from David Forrest's book A Voice but No Power was published in the latest issue of Social Policy, a magazine for community and labor organizers.

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Jane Sedlak ’19 Studies the Chemistry of Wildfire Smoke

April 20, 2022

Jane Sedlak graduated from Oberlin College in 2019 with a degree in chemistry and was named the winner of Oberlin’s Nexial Prize. Given to a student who demonstrates academic excellence and an interest in cultural study, the Nexial Prize comes with a $50,000 award, which afforded Sedlak the opportunity following graduation to study art conservation at the Louvre in Paris. She is currently a graduate student at University of California San Diego.

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