Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine and Oberlin’s Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Donica Thomas Varner.
Oberlin College observed Constitution Day with a conversation between Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine and Oberlin’s Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Donica Thomas Varner. The evening opened with a brief keynote address from DeWine, followed by an on-stage conversation with Varner. Photo credit: Dale Preston '83

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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.

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.

Convocations

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.

Faculty and Staff Notes

Ann Cooper Albright Publishes Essay

September 5, 2018

Professor of Dance Ann Cooper Albright published the essay “Touching History” in The Sentient Archive: Bodies, Performance, and Memory published by Wesleyan University Press.

Margaret Kamitsuka Presents

September 5, 2018

Associate Professor of Religion Margaret Kamitsuka presented at the Societas Ethica Conference in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

Jillian Scudder's Book Reviewed in Publication

September 4, 2018

Assistant Professor of Physics Jillian Scudder’s book, Astroquizzical: A Curious Journey Through Our Cosmic Family Tree, was reviewed in the August edition of Physics World.

In the Spotlight

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.

Campus News

Q&A with Sarah Weeks

September 6, 2018
“Q&A with…” is a series dedicated to introducing staff members to the Oberlin community. Learn about Sarah Weeks, associate director of libraries.

Magazines

Oberlin Alumni Magazine Spring 2018

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.

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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.