Oberlin News Center

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Oberlin News Center

Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, is 2017 Commencement Speaker

The college has announced its speakers and honorary degree recipients for the 2017 Commencement Reunion Weekend, which will be May 19-22.


Making an Imprint

Students experience the time-honored craft of letterpress printing in this intensive, hands-on winter term project.


Building Solidarity with Youth in Nepal

Second-year Bikalpa Baniya is committed to improving education in Nepal’s rural villages.


Combating Climate Change and Exploring Resilience with the ‘People of the Whales’

Assistant Professor Chie Sakakibara collaborates with Alaska Native community to study climate change, cultural resilience, and the reciprocal relationships between humans and animals.


24 Hours of Winter Term

Follow along a day in the life of students, faculty, and staff during winter term.


Recent Stories

Recent Stories

  • Creating Space to Curate

    Exhibition Initiative, Oberlin’s student-run curatorial organization, gives students from all disciplines the opportunity to curate art exhibitions featuring work created by their peers.

  • Obies Take SXSW by Storm

    More than a dozen Oberlin alumni, as well as two current students, made appearances at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, including an improviser whose sidekick is a robot with an iPad for a face, a vocalist and bassist for a punk rock band who just turned 21, and a former editor of the Washington Post now exploring the intersection of virtual reality and journalism.

  • Chemistry and Conservation

    Noalle Fellah ’16 is combining her passion for art history and chemistry as she pursues a PhD at New York University.