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.
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: Listening, bell
March 16, 2022
Eboni Johnson, outreach and programming librarian, holds a hand to her ear as a student across the room reads literature written by bell hooks. The public read-in at Mudd Center’s academic commons honors this prolific writter during Women’s 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.
This Week in Photos: Marveling the Technique
February 9, 2022
An eyedropper filled with blue pigment hovers over a shallow tray of clear liquid. With steady hands the small droplets of color are released and waft along the surface. Seconds later a pale freeform circle is formed. The students performing these marbling techniques in papermaking are examples of the many projects taking place this Winter Term. They also serve as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
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: 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.
This Week in Photos: Lessons In and Out of the Classroom
November 12, 2021
An image taken at an annual lecture created as a way for the college’s faculty and selected alumni to share their expertise and insights serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.