Students and Community Give Back on MLK Day

January 21, 2015

Communications Staff

Students and community members celebrated the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, January 19, with a morning of volunteer service activities. The volunteers spent the...

Historical Marker Honors Oberlin Group

January 12, 2015

Amanda Nagy

Fifty years ago, a team of Oberlin students and faculty helped rebuild a Mississippi church destroyed by fire following a voting rights rally. Their effort has been recognized with a historical marker on Mississippi's Freedom Trail.
Man rebuilding the steeple of a church

A Judge for Change

December 29, 2014

Rosalind Black

Amy Dawson ’89 learned her son had autism when he was 3 years old. In response, she founded the Autism Advocacy & Law Center, and recently won a seat in the Fourth Judicial District of Hennepin County in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Amy Dawson

To the Home of Steel Pan

December 15, 2014

Rosalind Black

Oberlin Steel, Oberlin's steel pan band, travels to Trinidad this winter term to study performance and playing techniques and absorb the culture and history of the country that created the steel pan.
students performing on drums

Social Mediation

December 9, 2014

Sky Kalfus

Sophie Umazi ‘16 is recognized by the BBC for her international peacekeeping campaign, #IAmKenyan, which has become the model for countries around the world.
 Sophie Umazi Mvurya ’16
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