May 15, 2023
Mufalo Mufalo devotes the summer to empowerment through art across his native Africa.
Marwan Ghanem '22 Receives Nexial Prize
July 18, 2022
Marwan Ghanem, a spring 2022 graduate with majors in biology and neuroscience, is this year’s winner of the Oberlin College Nexial Prize.
Paul Kamitsuka Earns Goldwater Scholarship
June 13, 2022
Fourth-year neuroscience major eyes graduate school and advanced research in neuro-oncology.
2022 Winter Term Recap
March 11, 2022
Office of Communications
More than 2,290 students explored projects and research opportunities outside of their normal course of study during Winter Term. In this wrap-up gallery we look back at some of the group projects students performed.
A Well-Rounded Med Student: Mia Bates ’18
October 22, 2021
Kyra McConnell ’22
Neuroscience major and cross-country team alum Mia Bates ’18 is studying at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine in Bronx, New York. She reflects on her time at Oberlin, and how the liberal arts model allowed her to become a well-rounded student and explore her passions.
Janet Wu ’21 Earns Oberlin’s Nexial Prize for 2021
May 25, 2021
Double-degree pianist to pursue medicine at Stanford University.
Where Heart and Mind Meet
March 23, 2021
Annemarie Schubert ’21 chose Oberlin for violin and neuroscience. Then early music chose her.
Oberlin to Launch Integrative Concentration in Global Health
December 1, 2020
Oberlin College will launch an integrative concentration in Global Health in fall 2021, recognizing that worldwide threats to mental and physical wellness are most successfully addressed with the holistic, interdisciplinary approach that is the core of liberal arts education.
A Lesson in Computational Modeling
October 29, 2020
“Computational modeling is the future of neuroscience!” raves Rochelle van der Merwe ’21. So when she had the chance to participate in a Carney Center for Computational Brain Science computational modeling workshop at Brown University, she took full advantage of the opportunity.
Pandemic Impact Award Helps Zoe Swann ’19 Continue Research on StartReact Effect
September 9, 2020
After graduating from Oberlin College with high honors in neuroscience and a concentration in linguistics, Zoe Swann ’19 immediately embarked on a PhD program at Arizona State University (ASU), where she began writing a literature review, and started developing a dissertation proposal. Then COVID-19 struck. It brought her research to a screeching halt until her lab was granted a $1,500 Pandemic Impact Award to support research expenses.