Undergraduate Researchers in Neuroscience Publish on Habit Formation
January 15, 2020
A manuscript from Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Christopher Howard’s lab was published in the journal PLOS ONE.
Q&A with Chris Marx: Great Lakes Mathematical Physics Meeting
July 12, 2019
For the first time in the program’s history, undergraduate students, including six from Oberlin, were able to participate in the annual meeting.
Writing Science Truth
April 25, 2017
Harnessing the momentum from the March for Science rallies held across the nation on April 22, faculty from the sciences and the Rhetoric and Composition Program hosted “Truth to Power: Writing...
New Instruments Bolster Science Research Capabilities
February 17, 2017
This January, through a combination of charitable gifts and funds from the college, the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry acquired two new instruments that will greatly enhance teaching and research in many areas of chemistry and biochemistry, including environmental and forensic analysis, biochemical and peptide/protein studies, and synthesis of new bioorganic and organic compounds.
Lab Crawl 2016
November 29, 2016
The third annual Lab Crawl on November 18 featured the work of Associate Professor of Biology Roger Laushman and student collaborators. Laushman’s lab studies plant ecology, particularly forest...
Professors Collaborate on West Nile Virus Research
October 15, 2015
What drives the interaction, chemically and evolutionarily, between a particular species of mosquito and a particular species of bird? Professor of Biology Mary Garvin hypothesizes volatile chemicals...
The Role of Fallout Radionuclides in River Erosion
August 31, 2015
Like many of his peers in the sciences, fifth-year double-degree student Adrian Singleton is no stranger to summer research. Singleton, who has worked with Geology Assistant Professor Amanda Schmidt for three years, is seen here examining containers of quartz, river sediment, and sheet silicate minerals as part of a broader honors project he began last semester. Click “Read more and comment” to learn more about Singleton’s research with Schmidt.
Alum Presents Science Research Conducted at Oberlin
August 14, 2015
Gabriel Moore ’15 studies Caenorhabditis elegans (C.elegans), microscopic worms that can serve as model organisms to study biological processes that may then be applied to more complex...
Winter Term Science Research
January 26, 2015
While many students complete their winter term projects off campus, some choose to remain in Oberlin. Of the approximately 855 students who are on campus this winter term, 78 are completing...
CLEARly Committed to STEM
May 1, 2013
The Lab Crawl taking place this coming Friday is one of the first and most visible initiatives undertaken by Oberlin’s newly established Center for Learning, Research, and Education in the Sciences—CLEAR. What is CLEAR’s mission and what can students and faculty expect next?