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Saturday, May 23, 2015

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Fellowship Recipients of 2015

Every year, Oberlin students work hard to earn fellowships that reward high achievement in disciplines ranging across the board, competing with students throughout the nation.

 

Word Power

Oberlin's slam poetry club, OSlam!, sent a competitive team to Richmond, Virginia, to compete in the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational (CUPSI). The team placed 16th out of 68 competitors, beating its personal record from the previous year.

 

Environmental Justice in a Tar Sands Battleground

A team of students led by Professor Janet Fiskio conduct research for a Gulf Coast community founded by the last ship of enslaved peoples brought from Africa to the United States.

 

Access and Mentoring to #ReachHigher

Ninde Scholars tutors help low-income and first-generation Oberlin High School students prepare for and apply to college.

 

Diversify Your Collection

Second-year Kate Diamond spent winter term compiling titles of science fiction and fantasy books with diverse characters into an online database, All Our Worlds. The staff of the Oberlin College Library agreed to add 100 such titles to its collection.

 

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