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Computer Science Students Earn OCWiC Conference Awards

March 16, 2015
Communications Staff
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Cynthia Taylor, along with several students studying computer science, attended the Ohio Celebration of Women in Computing (OCWiC) conference February 20 and 21 in Sandusky, Ohio. At the conference, Christine Antonsen was one of two students awarded $1,000 to attend the upcoming Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, the world’s largest gathering of women technologists.
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Strengthening Community Ties Through Local History

January 12, 2015
Lisa Gulasy
In the course Oberlin History as American history, Oberlin College students partner with Oberlin High School students to research and discuss local history. Throughout the course, students discover that history often looks different depending on your relation to the college.

Seven Receive Tenure

April 9, 2014
Communications Staff
Oberlin’s Board of Trustees has approved recommendations to reappoint with continuous tenure seven assistant professors and promote them to the rank of associate professor.


Oberlin's 2013-14 Excellence in Teaching Award recipients with the president and the deans

In Their Own Words

March 12, 2014
Communications Staff
Oberlin OnCampus asked the six recipients of Oberlin’s 2013-14 Excellence in Teaching Award what the recognition means to them.
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Oberlin’s Excellent Teachers

February 27, 2014
Communications Staff
Six faculty members have received Oberlin’s 2013-14 Excellence in Teaching award. The awards were conferred during a dinner and reception held Tuesday, February 25. Four were able to have...

Shaping the Modern Mind

October 30, 2013
Communications Staff
“How do we turn vicious cycles into virtuous circles?” asks Professor David Orr. “How do we shape the modern mind?” Orr will discuss those topics on Friday, November 8, when...

Continuing the Fight

July 16, 2013
Booker Peek
Emeritus Professor Booker Peek reflects on the death of Trayvon Martin, the public outcry that brought George Zimmerman to trial, and what must be done now that the trial is over.


portraits of six different professors retiring from faculty

Six Professors Retire from the Faculty

May 25, 2013
Communications Staff
Six professors—Mark Braford, Kathleen Chastain, John Donaldson, William H. Fuchsman, Jack Glazier, and Catherine McCormick—are retiring at the end of this academic year.



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