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Media Tip Sheet: June 4, 2019

June 4, 2019

Communications Staff

Underground Railroad art installation
The permanent art installation honoring the Underground Railroad in front of Talcott Hall.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay


Associate Professor of Geology Amanda Schmidt Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Award
Schmidt will conduct research in China during her sabbatical in the 2019-20 academic year. {Read more}

Bikalpa Baniya ’19 and Gaurab Pokharel ’21 Receive Davis Projects for Peace Award
Baniya and Pokharel have earned the Davis Projects for Peace Award, which funds undergraduate projects that advance peacemaking efforts. {Read more}

BorderLight Transcends Geographic Divides, Promises to Put Cleveland On the Map
BorderLight, an international theater festival cofounded and codirected by Associate Professor and Chair of English and Cinema Studies Jeff Pence, will launch in Cleveland this summer. Four alumni will participate in this year's festival. {Read more}


Juneteenth Festival: June 14-15
This year's Juneteenth Festival will take place 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 15, on Tappan Square. The annual picnic, which was traditionally at Spring Street Park, will be held for the first time in Tappan Square from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 14. The theme for the festival is "Children are our Blessing." {More info

Sonic Arts Workshop and Faculty & Guest Recital, June 16
Performances of works by TIMARA (Technology in Music and Related Arts) Faculty, Tom Lopez and Peter Swendsen and Sonic Arts Workshop assistants. 
Time: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Date: Sunday, June 16
Location: Warner Concert Hall, 77 W. College St., Oberlin, OH 44074

Oberlin Chalk Walk, June 22
Come to downtown Oberlin for a day of artistic fun for people of all ages. The Chalk Walk provides pastels and supplies to participants at no cost. Free and open to the public.
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 
Date: Saturday, June 22 (rain date June 23)
Location: Downtown Oberlin


Amanda Nagy
Oberlin College Office of Communications


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