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Influential Physicist Lisa Randall Gives Convocation Talk

April 1, 2013

Communications Staff

Harvard professor Lisa Randall is a theoretical physicist and expert on particle physics and cosmology. One of Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People,” the winner of an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, and described by Newsweek as “one of the most promising theoretical physicists of her generation,” Randall has been widely honored for her scientific achievements. Randall will give a free, public talk at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in Finney Chapel. No ticket required.

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Who is David Bugher?

June 17, 2021

Although David Bugher has spent more than a decade at Oberlin crafting detailed theater sets that bring productions to life, he is often mistaken as a member of the college’s CIT department. Find out why in this installment of Who Am I?
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Celebrating Juneteenth in Oberlin

June 15, 2021

Saturday, June 19, is Juneteenth in America. Long celebrated as an Independence Day in the African American community, Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. Although Ohio has observed Juneteenth since 2009, it was recently in December of 2020 that it became recognized as an official holiday for all Ohioans. In honor of this significant milestone in American history, the college has put together some resources and a list of local events.
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