News Collection

Engaged Liberal Arts in Action

The Center for the Engaged Liberal Arts (CELA) at Oberlin empowers students to pursue experiential learning opportunities outside the classroom.

Through programming, individual mentoring, and structured peer advising, CELA helps remove barriers to participation and guides students through transformative educational experiences so they can express their talents and thrive in a changing world.

Center for Engaged Liberal Arts

Criminal Justice Reporter to Foreign Correspondent: Leila Miller ’16

November 22, 2021

Hispanic studies and politics major Leila Miller ’16 recently transitioned from criminal justice reporter to foreign correspondent at the Los Angeles Times. She recently moved to Mexico City to begin her new position covering the news in Mexico and Latin America.
Head and shoulders portrait of Leila Miller

A Well-Rounded Med Student: Mia Bates ’18

October 22, 2021

Neuroscience major and cross-country team alum Mia Bates ’18 is studying at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in Bronx, New York. She reflects on her time at Oberlin, and how the liberal arts model allowed her to become a well-rounded student and explore her passions.
Portrait of John McCarthy and Mia Bates in white lab coats

TAPIF Fellow Plans to Challenge the Educational Norms

July 19, 2021

While on a Teaching Assistant Program in France Fellowship, Jules Taylor ’21 hopes to learn who she is as an educator, while absorbing everything she can about the culture, language, and food of Paris.
A portrait of a college student standing next to a library bookshelf.