Campus News

Mentoring Young Astronomers

June 11, 2013
Communications Staff

Last month, Federighi Professor of Physics and Astronomy Dan Stinebring traveled to the world’s largest fully steerable radio telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia with three Oberlin students. Next week, the group heads to Krabi, Thailand, for the annual meeting of the International Pulsar Timing Array, where they will meet and interact with more than 100 researchers and students from around the globe.

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Winter Term in Oberlin: 2020

February 24, 2020
Winter Term is a time of year when Oberlin students are encouraged to conduct independent or group projects outside of courses related to their majors. Pursuits can be done on or off campus with students choosing to work almost anywhere on the map. This year we highlight some of the work by the more than 900 students who completed projects in Oberlin.
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Educator in Death Valley National Park: Marcus Hill ’19

February 21, 2020
Geology graduate Marcus Hill is working alongside seasoned park rangers to run education programs for elementary school students. As one of the few geologists on staff, he’s discovering that visitors are excited to learn about rocks from someone who spent the last four years working with rocks.