Commencement and Milestone Reunion 2022
June 7, 2022
The campus was abuzz this past weekend as alumni, families, and students took part in the return of several Commencement/Reunion Weekend traditions that included a performance by OCircus!, senior conservatory students, and Illumination in Tappan Square.
Oberlin College Libraries Receives Gift of Sato Collection of Japanese Literature
September 10, 2021
Hiroaki Sato 佐藤紘彰 is one of the leading translators of Japanese literature into English and the winner of many awards, including the PEN Translation Prize.
Oberlin Community Invited to Apply for Seat in Virtual Program on Black Arts Movement
July 14, 2021
Founded by Romi Crawford '88, the Black Arts Movement School Modality pairs 12 original practitioners of the Black Arts Movement in Chicago with contemporary scholars and artists.
This Week in Photos: Birds of a Feather
February 18, 2021
A whimsical flock of socially distanced ducks on the Woodland Street pylons serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
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.
Former Faculty Member and Coach Fred Shults ’54 Dies
June 12, 2020
Shults was a professor, coach, and champion of physical education at Oberlin.
Oberlin Harnesses the Power of Community
May 13, 2020
On Thursday, April 23, 2020, the Oberlin College community rallied to celebrate what is truly good and beautiful about Oberlin.
This Week in Photos: March 4
March 4, 2020
Alumni journalist and authors, the first black woman to stage an opera in the United States is honored, and TIMARA students who turn words of gratitude into works of audible art at a nearby hospital are just some of the features in this week’s photo series.
Revisiting the Underground Railroad
February 26, 2020
A student re-enactment of escaped slaves along the Underground Railroad is recognized 40 years later with a visit by participant Herman Beavers ’81 at Third World House.
This Week in Photos: February 26
February 26, 2020
In this photo series, we take a glimpse inside a diverse group of events ranging from WOBIE Fest in Oberlin’s dance club to an NCAC championship swimming and diving meet in Granville, Ohio.