Lighting the Way
June 8, 2023
Tony Award-winning lighting designer Natasha Katz ’81 first found her spark at Oberlin.
Rhiannon Giddens ’00 Wins 2023 Pulitzer Prize for Music
May 12, 2023
Singer, multi-instrumentalist, and composer honored for the historical opera Omar.
April 21, 2023
Amara Granderson’s visions of Broadway came into focus on the stages of Oberlin.
Melissa Fleming ’86, Head of Communications for the United Nations, Returns for April 10 Talk
April 5, 2023
Office of Communications
Melissa Fleming, the Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications at the United Nations and a 1986 graduate of Oberlin College, will return to her alma mater to discuss her career and her...
Johnnetta B. Cole ’57 Honored by National Endowment for the Humanities
March 22, 2023
Anthropologist and educator celebrated by President Biden in White House ceremony.
Kiese Laymon ’98 Earns MacArthur Foundation Honor for 2022
October 31, 2022
Author and educator elevates nuances of the Black experience—and his own experience—through acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction.
Oberlin Celebrates Homecoming Weekend with Cluster Reunions and Title IX 50th Anniversary Tribute
September 27, 2022
Tailgate, athletic events, performances, and reunion activities are just a few of the highlights.
Nobel Prize in economics awarded to Joshua Angrist
October 11, 2021
Joshua Angrist ’82 has won the Nobel Prize in economics for “methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.”
Alumni Collaborate on Feature Documentary Film 'Fireboys'
August 6, 2021
Cinema Studies alumni Drew Dickler and Jake Hochendoner are codirectors of a documentary that tells the story of incarcerated men who are fighting the deadliest and largest fires in California's recent history. The film was released on VOD on August 3.
Nkeiru Okoye '92 Earns Guggenheim Fellowship for Composition
May 19, 2021
Award supports completion of an opera that explores the experience of Black women.