Campus News

What I Did for Winter Term

February 27, 2015

Lisa Gulasy

Winter term affords students an opportunity to explore their academic interests outside of the classroom while helping them recognize the value of self-education. Students spent January 2015 undertaking independent and group study projects on- and off-campus, in Oberlin and around the world.

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Tree Replacement This Week with Removals Scheduled for January

November 29, 2022

Oberlin’s drive toward carbon neutrality will continue this spring with the third phase of construction for the Sustainable Infrastructure Program (SIP). Removing and replacing trees is necessary to upgrade the existing steam pipes with new low temperature hot water and chilled water pipes for the new geothermalenergy system. This week trees are being planted after the completion of year two construction. To continue to make way for efficient transmission of geothermal heating and cooling, select trees will be removed on campus the first week of January 2023.
Two landscape workers plant a tree.

A New Kind of Orchestra at Oberlin

November 18, 2022

This fall, Weedie Braimah started a new Djembe Orchestra, in which students learn the history and music of the Djembe from the 12th century to the present day.
The Djembe Orchestra rehearses