News Releases

Black History Celebration: February 7 through March 10

February 8, 2013

Communications Staff

Oberlin’s 2013 black history celebration, Black Arts, revisited, reminds us of the power of the arts throughout history to increase awareness and understanding, to honor innovation and talent, and to bring disparate people and cultures together when institutions, beliefs, traditions, and public policies cannot. Featured speakers and performers include soprano Adrienne Danrich, Duke University Professor Fred Moten, performance artist Aisha Cousins, and writer Marlene NourbeSe Philip.

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Meredith Walker ’22 Awarded Beinecke Scholarship

May 7, 2021

Meredith Walker, a junior majoring in Russian studies, economics, and mathematics, has recently been awarded the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship, which she plans to put toward a graduate program in economics.
Portrait of Meredith Walker

2021 Commencement Celebrations will be held May 14

May 7, 2021

New York Times Chief White House Correspondent Peter Baker will give the keynote Commencement address and receive an honorary doctor of fine arts. The college will also present honorary degrees to journalist, novelist, and film critic Renata Adler, composer John Harbison, and Paul Quinn College President Michael J. Sorrell.
Peter Baker.