Campus News

This Week in Photos: A Classy View

March 19, 2021

Yvonne Gay

Students in a classroom with long wooden beams and tall ceilings.
Problems of philosophy with Professor Todd Ganson.
Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

Professor Todd Ganson’s problems of philosophy class in the Peters Hall Language Lab serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.

 

Long wooden beams brace cathedral ceilings in the large room students in Ganson’s class are seated in. A little more than a year ago, guests to the lab would have been greeted by the chirps of birds, computers, and working stations. But as the sun slides through the windows on this March day, physically distanced desks neatly line the space and Ganson displays images of fuzzy cats on a projector screen, his aides in the philosophy of perception. 

This week’s class tour continues with visits to King Building, the Adam Joseph Lewis Center, Science Center, and Wright Laboratory of Physics.


Students sit at desk in a classroom and face a projector screen with images.
Jewish studies with assistant professor Shari Rabin. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
Students in a class face a teacher.
Philosophy of science with professor Martin Thomson-Jones. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A male student turns pages in a binder at a lab table.
Bioorganic chemistry with visiting assistant professor Patrick Lutz. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
Students walk up stairs in a building.
Students on their way to class in the Science Center. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A girl hits a round sphere with a long stick.
Physics with professor Dan Styer. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay
A view outside a window onto a courtyard.
Views of the courtyard below from King Building. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

 

This Week in Photos is a selection of images and is not meant to represent a weekly timeline. Images highlight campus, community, people, and events related to Oberlin College.

You may also like…

This Week in Photos: Orientation and All the Feels

September 22, 2021

Two first-year students in the Class of 1970, each carrying an armload of clothes through the parking lot near Dascomb Hall, serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
Two excited freshmen girls hold armloads of clothes.

This Week in Photos: Bike Culture at Oberlin

September 8, 2021

It’s the 1960s, and a small group of students are standing with bicycles while a photographer takes their picture near a “caution 4,000 bikes in Oberlin” sign. This iconic photo is a tribute to Oberlin’s bike culture and serves as inspiration for this week’s photo series.
A small group of students stand next to a bicycle sign while holding their bikes.