Oberlin News Center

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Oberlin News Center

To the Home of Steel Pan

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.

 

Press, Drink, Learn

Adventures in building a traditional apple cider press.

 

A Formula for the Future

Majoring in mathematics at Oberlin opens doors in every direction, giving students an adaptable problem-solving tool.

 

Looking Up

Project is conserving the grand, painted ceiling inside the Allen Memorial Art Museum's King Sculpture Court.

 

Game On

Oberlin builds community in the Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex

 

Recent Stories

Recent Stories

  • An Eye-Opening Experience

    A team of Oberlin students attended the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, with several taking home awards for their presentations.

     
  • Social Mediation

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

     
  • The Science Behind the Movie Interstellar

    If you’ve seen the film Insterstellar, you may now find yourself with many new questions about the laws of the universe. Assistant Professor of Physics Rob Owen answered several of our questions about the accuracy of science in the film and entertained some of the more mind-bending physics questions we had after seeing the movie.

     

After Oberlin

After Oberlin

  • Travel, Art, and Education

    Dyeemah Simmons '14 takes her experience studying art and her love for education to Anatolia College in Greece to pass on her knowledge to the next generation of international scholars and artists.

     
  • Labor of Love

    Once a politics and history major, John Kallas '14 goes from studying contemporary American union strategy to practicing it on the streets of Cleveland.

     
  • Seeing Results

    Rachel Marino '13 applies her research to education programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, making art-based education more accessible to students and teachers alike.