Shari Rabin Awarded Research Fellowship from National Endowment for the Humanities
January 7, 2021
Rabin is conducting research that will lead to a book on the history of Jews in the U.S. South.
Welcome to the New Home for Chabad at Oberlin
September 21, 2020
Members of the Oberlin community gathered in early September for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new home for Chabad at Oberlin.
Hayley Segall ’20 Awarded Jacobs Prize for the Study of Religion
July 28, 2020
The prize recognizes one graduating religion major with a $25,000 award.
Sophia Brewer Thompson ’20 Awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship in Bulgaria
May 23, 2020
While abroad, she hopes to learn about Bulgarian language, culture, and landscapes, along with developing her teaching skills.
Visionary Academic Leader Named Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences
December 16, 2019
An award-winning teacher and accomplished scholar, David Kamitsuka chaired the steering committee that produced the landmark One Oberlin report.
Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Presents Cantonese Opera Scenes Nov. 14
November 7, 2019
A cultural exchange highlighted by midday discussion on Chinese operatic music followed by an evening performance.
A Conversation with Mohammad Jafar Mahallati
April 2, 2019
Presidential Scholar in Islamic Studies Mohammad Jafar Mahallati founded the Oberlin Friendship Festival.
Oberlin Writing Partnership Brings New Collaboration to High School
February 28, 2019
New program founded by Liam McMillin ’17 places Oberlin College students as tutors in Oberlin High School.
An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Biochemistry and Ethics
October 29, 2018
An interdisciplinary module encourages students to think critically about biological and ethical implications of pesticide use.
Teaching as An Act of Translation: Reflections from Professor Emilia Bachrach
August 20, 2018
Erin Ulrich ’18
Professor Emilia Bachrach began doing ethnographic work in Western India as an undergraduate student. In 2018, she is authoring multiple publications that continue her research on religious communities.