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After Oberlin

What lies ahead for Oberlin graduates? They’ve risen to the challenge of rigorous academics, they’ve pursued their passions and taken advantage of real-world experience, and now they’re ready to forge their own paths.

Follow recent grads as they land in highly coveted positions and career-making internships and graduate programs.

Cream of the Crop

Third-generation dairy farmer Sarah Lyons Chase ’10 is milking to the beat of a different drummer—and thriving in the process.
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Sarah Lyons Chase in the field with her cows

Secret Sauce

June 13, 2024

Once OSCA’s membership secretary, Maggie Bayless ’77 now helps food entrepreneurs hone their businesses.
Hanna Raskin standing in front of a chalkboard, which has a border of colorful drawings of food and people.

The Long and Winding (Entrepreneurial) Road

June 13, 2024

Evelyne White ’04 earned a degree in politics and is now the CEO and cofounder of SixPlus, a startup company that makes it easy for businesses and marketing professionals to source and book private event spaces.
two people standing together at a business reception

A Beautiful Mess

January 30, 2024

Omar Hurtado stepped away from math and quickly learned why he missed it.
Omar Hurtado headshot.

Happy Return

December 8, 2023

Oberlin was Samia Mansour’s top college choice. Now years removed from her graduation, she chose it all over again.
Samia Mansour headshot.

My Cousin the Comb Jelly

November 15, 2023

The research of Darrin Schultz ’13 deepens our insights into animal evolution.
Darrin Schultz In his research, Darrin Schultz applied existing DNA sequencing technologies and new analysis techniques to organisms people hadn’t studied before.

Change Agent

September 19, 2023

Jesse Kohler’s Oberlin studies led him to become a distinguished voice for trauma-informed advocacy.
Jesse Kohler headshot.

In the Path of Disaster

August 28, 2023

Monica Dix travels to a hub of natural calamity to probe its risks and resilience.
Monica Dix.

All About Balance

July 31, 2023

Christopher Ayoub finds the sweet spot between his love of medicine and research.
Christopher Ayoub headshot.

‘Rainbow’ Connections

April 21, 2023

Amara Granderson’s visions of Broadway came into focus on the stages of Oberlin.
Granderson peforms alongside her "for colored girls" cast.

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