Oberlin News Center

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Oberlin News Center

Where’d We Park? Researching Memory and Aging

Research in Professor Jan Thornton’s lab studies the role of hormones in Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss in aging.


On the Radio

The music library of WOBC 91.5-FM, Oberlin's student-run community freeform radio station, is a collector's dream.


In Pursuit of Hunter&Game

Young alums collaborate on award-winning mockumentary set in the Brooklyn indie electronic music scene.


Brian Alegant is U.S. Professor of the Year

Award is the first given to a music professor, follows 2011 honor for Oberlin history professor Steven Volk.


Best of Both Worlds

Oberlin psychology students benefit from Assistant Professor Meghan Morean’s research ties to Yale.


Recent Stories

Recent Stories

  • Filming Wine in France

    Thomas Chevrier, French lecturer and faculty-in-residence at French House, led a group of students to wine country during winter term to document the iconic French art of winemaking.

  • Taiko Members Hone Their Craft

    Members of Oberlin College Taiko spend winter term learning essential skills and knowledge from members of the San Jose Taiko ensemble.

  • Growing Organics Down Under

    Kendra Lockard spent her winter term in New Zealand volunteering with World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms on a blueberry and blackberry farm.


After Oberlin

After Oberlin

  • Brain Power

    While pursuing a PhD in neuroscience at Princeton University, Alexander Riordan ’15 is building mathematical and computational models of brain circuits, working to link cognition with its underlying biology.

  • Fighting for Fairness

    Peter Saudek ’15 works for the Housing Research and Advocacy Center in Cleveland to tackle advocacy work around civil rights and social justice.

  • History in Practice

    Sarah Cole ’14 is putting her history degree and research skills to good use while working for the Carter Center.