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A view of the Commencement speakers on stage under an 'Oberlin' banner. The audience in the foreground is a sea of graduation caps.

Go Forth

May 23, 2017
Communications Staff
Seven hundred graduates took part in commencement exercises during a sunny morning on Monday, May 22. Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, was the speaker for the college’s...
A group of people with shovels and a wheelbarrow plant a sapling.

Cherry Trees Return to Asia House

May 17, 2017
Communications Staff
On a sunny afternoon, student volunteers from Asia House worked with Grounds Services to plant two Kwanzan cherry trees inside the Asia House courtyard. While the yard once boasted cherry trees,...
A chef and student work together in the kitchen.

Iron Chef, Stevenson Style

May 3, 2017
Communications Staff
On stage in Stevenson Dining Hall and surrounded by more than 600 spectators, chefs and student participants competed in the Iron Chef Challenge: Oberlin College. The themed event, modeled after...
A video crew tosses confetti while alumnus Ed Helms is on camera with students.

Will You Be All In?

April 26, 2017
Communications Staff
On April 27, 2017, Oberlin College is looking for 1,000 donors from the Oberlin community to go “All In” for Oberlin . For this fundraising challenge, Chris Canavan ’84 promises...
Participants of the March for Science working at a laptop in the Science Center

Writing Science Truth

April 25, 2017
Communications Staff
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...


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