Attorney Josh Nolan is 2022 Constitution Day Speaker
September 12, 2022
Oberlin's former interim general counsel will give insights on how constitutional issues impact students.
This Week in Photos: In Celebration of Returning Black Alumni
February 4, 2021
Author Ishmael Beah ’04 returned to Oberlin College in 2010 to discuss the publication of his New York Times best-selling book, A Long Way Gone, Memoirs of a Boy Soldier. Four years later Beah’s visit to Finney Chapel took place after the publication of Radiance of Tomorrow, A Novel, which would go on to become another best-seller. Beah’s visits to campus serve as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
Convocation Speaker Touches on the Future of Journalism
December 19, 2019
Tom Rosenstiel ’78 is one of the country’s most recognized thinkers on the intersection of media and politics and the future of journalism. He recently discussed President Donald Trump’s relationship with the media, the meaning of objectivity, and why and how we all may perceive “facts.”
College Observes Constitution Day with Lecture by Civil Rights Law Professor
November 8, 2016
Theodore M. Shaw is professor of law and director of the Center for Civil Rights at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Michele Norris Kicks Off 2016-17 Convocation Series
October 19, 2016
Michele Norris, an Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning journalist and longtime cohost of NPR's All Things Considered, signs copies of her new book, The Grace of Silence, following...
Behind the Shot with Gary Shteyngart ’95
May 3, 2016
What goes into an alumni photo shoot? In the case of author Gary Shteyngart ’95, who delivered a Convocation talk on March 31 , a team of photo professionals and assistants sourced more...
Just Who is Martine Rothblatt?
November 2, 2015
Futurist, transhumanist, scientist, attorney, entrepreneur, author, philosopher. Just who is Martine Rothblatt? The Office of the President and the Finney Lecture Committee invite you to learn about...
Bryan Stevenson Speaks in Finney Chapel
September 24, 2015
Bryan Stevenson delivers the talk American Injustice: Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference on Wednesday, September 9, in Finney Chapel. Stevenson’s talk was the first of the...
Marian Wright Edelman Addresses Class of 2015
May 28, 2015
“So often we want to be a big dog and make a big difference, but all of us can be a flea and bite and bite and move the biggest dog. Enough determined fleas biting strategically can make...
Important Commencement, Reunion Weekend Update
April 29, 2015
On behalf of the Commencement/Reunion Weekend committees, I want to share some information about the 2015 commencement ceremony with faculty and staff.