This Week in Photos: Perfectly Pitched
June 1, 2022
Students in the Class of 2022 walk down a shaded pathway that joins a large tent nestled in a backyard on Forest Street. They will soon be welcomed by their host, President Carmen Twillie Ambar, into a spring day senior garden party.
This Week in Photos: Hello Spring!
May 25, 2022
It’s a warm day in Wilder Bowl and the Oberlin community is making the most of it. Some have chosen to spend the day with friends, study, or just have fun like these two handstanding students who also serve as inspiration for this week’s photo series
This Week in Photos: Rhythm
May 6, 2022
The artistic display of dance, poetry, and music that students brought to the stage in Finney Chapel marked the return of a cherished Oberlin tradition—Colors of Rhythm. The annual talent showcase highlights the work of students of color, and serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
This Week in Photos: Beautiful
March 31, 2022
It’s Saturday night in March and there’s a pulsating glow spilling from the windows of the Root Room in Carnegie Building. Inside, rows of spectators line the perimeter of a long narrow stage. Oberlin’s most anticipated fashion show begins as cheers swell when models, draped in creative attire, take their turn down the walk. This is a signature event during Black History Month. It also serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
This Week in Photos: Tiny, but Mighty
March 4, 2022
After a five minute delay to the start of the program, Public Services Librarian Kathleen Abromeit inches her way to the back of the conservatory library, then pauses. “Should we give it another five minutes,” she asks, looking around the room. She’s excited. After a two-year hiatus Abromeit will announce the library’s first Tiny Ref Desk Concert. The program’s return also serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
Harmony Cross Appointed Dean of Student Success
January 25, 2022
Cross is responsible for oversight and leadership of the Center for Student Success and the implementation of a comprehensive student retention and persistence strategy.
This Week in Photos: Winter Games
January 20, 2022
A large flat puck glides down a long plastic rink. Where this disc lands will determine the next move so the players watch intently as it slides. This friendly game on a cool winter day serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
This Week in Photos: Dancing, Swimming, Singing, Celebrating
December 14, 2021
A student takes a few steps on a ladder and stretches one arm to the top of a large glowing menorah in the center of Tappan Square. The gold branched candelabra and flames glisten against the night sky, and those surrounding it look up at its brilliance. This Oberlin community gathering, in celebration of the last night of Hanukkah, leads off this week’s photo series.
This Week in Photos: A Much Needed Break
November 29, 2021
A small group of students, standing in a semi-circle on stage in Nancy Dye Lecture Hall, look out toward a large audience. Their performance, and that of fellow a capella groups who took the stage just before fall break, serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
This Week in Photos: A Last Glimpse at Fall
November 18, 2021
A sandstone arch that leads to the first floor of Peters Hall frames a colorful view of pine and maple trees and people on their way to class and offices. This early morning view on a cool fall day serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.