Campus News

Winter Term in Oberlin: 2020

February 24, 2020
Yvonne Gay
Two students look at  book with a picture of a large basket in it.
Students in the Practicum in Exhibit Design project work on a community-informed exhibit of Alaska Native cultural objects that will be displayed in the Mary Church Terrell Library in the spring. Photo credit: Yvonne Gay

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Where Am I?

July 9, 2020
Some of the best spaces in Oberlin are the ones that invite visitors to sit and relax, explore, study, play, and gather. Can you guess the name of this space and where it is located?
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Behind the Scenes

June 26, 2020
Theatrical set designs at Oberlin College range from sophisticated levels and platforms to small neighborhoods complete with residential fronts built to scale, and students can learn all the creative steps of the procress.
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Postcards from Oberlin

May 8, 2020
“The best thing about my quarantine workday (besides hanging out with my toddler) is seeing my students, even though they are far away. The second best thing is seeing them when it's warm enough to be outside in my backyard in Lakewood. Students + sunshine (+ toddler) = happiness,” writes Kathryn Metz , assistant professor of ethnomusicology.