photo of puppet show on US-Mexican border

Bridging the Border in Tucson

December 1, 2017
Tyler Sloan
Studying away doesn’t always mean studying abroad. Nestled in an intimate mountain range, the desert town of Tucson, Arizona, is home to one of the most popular off-campus destinations for Oberlin students: The Border Studies Program.
Portrait of Chris Trinacty

A Conversation with Chris Trinacty

November 30, 2017
Communications Staff
Assistant Professor of Classics Chris Trinacty on falling in love with Seneca’s tragedies, teaching the discipline through digital humanities, and his favorite Latin expressions.


student standing near chairs after Commencement program

Sparking Interest in Sexual Health Education

November 29, 2017
Chloe Vassot
Just a few months after graduating, Tory Sparks ’17 has landed her dream job as a community outreach educator with Planned Parenthood. She’s stationed in the organization’s Washtenaw County location in Michigan, where she works with high schoolers.
Image of Professor Stephen FitzGerald

A Conversation with Stephen FitzGerald

November 10, 2017
Communications Staff
Professor of Physics Stephen FitzGerald on teaching, being supported by the National Science Foundation, and searching for the Goldilocks level of "stickiness" in hydrogen fuel-cell applications.