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Cindy Sanders Retires

June 24, 2013
Communications Staff
Cindy Sanders had been at Oberlin for just a few months in winter 1999 when streakers dashed through the Center for Information Technology (CIT) main computer lab, close by her office. Her boss, John...

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Jan Flynn Retires

June 24, 2013
Communications Staff
Jan L. Flynn retired February 11, 2013, after 15 years as a baker in the college’s bake shop, whose employees provide quality baked goods to the student dining halls. “I have enjoyed not only...

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Sharon Ault Retires

June 24, 2013
Communications Staff
Sharon Ault retired May 4, 2013, as grill/counter/cashier with campus dining. Of her 11 years stationed primarily in Wilder Hall’s DeCafé and Rathskellar she says, “I loved working there...

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Vivian Seeley Retires

June 24, 2013
Communications Staff
Vivian Seeley retired July 31, 2012, after working 15 years as grill/counter/cashier primarily in the Stevenson, Wilder, and Dascomb dining halls. She joined the staff of Oberlin College in 1997...

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Summer in Oberlin

June 12, 2013
Marvin Krislov
There is a high level of civic, social, cultural, and economic activity that goes on in this city of some 8,200 residents, and while it slows down in the summer, it doesn’t stop.

Mentoring Young Astronomers

June 11, 2013
Communications Staff
Last month, Federighi Professor of Physics and Astronomy Dan Stinebring traveled to the world’s largest fully steerable radio telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia with three Oberlin...

Looking Ahead

June 5, 2013
Marvin Krislov
It’s an idyllic June day in Oberlin. While I don’t want to disturb anyone’s spring reverie, I have news about our 2013-14 Convocation series.

A Resounding Success

May 29, 2013
Marvin Krislov
I don’t believe any other liberal arts college in this country had such an amazing gathering of academic, intellectual, artistic, musical, and spiritual brilliance at their graduation ceremonies.

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