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A drawing of a man in a space suite looking into a moon crater with a tentacle sticking out.

Oberlin in Photos: The Art of Science

April 7, 2020
Yvonne Gay
Since its re-emergence in 2015, Oberlin’s student-run, general interest science publication— the Synapse has intrigued readers with subject matter such as the first human head transplant to how algorithms can create realistic faces from scratch. And leading those articles are impactful illustrations that become stories all their own. In this photo series, we look at this publication’s art of science.
Two students look at  book with a picture of a large basket in it.

Winter Term in Oberlin: 2020

February 24, 2020
Yvonne Gay
Winter Term is a time of year when Oberlin students are encouraged to conduct independent or group projects outside of courses related to their majors. Pursuits can be done on or off campus with students choosing to work almost anywhere on the map. This year we highlight some of the work by the more than 900 students who completed projects in Oberlin.
Jesse Rowsell

Jesse Rowsell Memorial Symposium April 4

March 30, 2015
Communications Staff
A symposium will be held in memory of Jesse Rowsell, assistant professor of chemistry, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 4. An avid hiker and lover of the outdoors, 37-year-old Rowsell died on a hiking trip near his hometown in northern Ontario on January 30, 2015.
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