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Sunday, October 4, 2015

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Inventor Jay Whitacre ’94 Earns Lemelson-MIT Science Prize

Jay Whitacre ’94 has just received the $500K Lemelson-MIT Prize for his invention of a saltwater battery, which has the potential to revolutionize the way sustainable energy is stored.


Why ‘Moist’ Makes us Cringe

Assistant Professor of Psychology Paul Thibodeau studies the social science behind “word aversion.”


Microscopic Worm Leads to Big Opportunity

Gabriel Moore ’15 Receives Travel Award to Present Peters Lab Research at the 2015 C.elegans International Meeting in Los Angeles.


A Rising Star in African Entrepreneurship

Kenyan international student and entrepreneur Sophie Umazi Mvurya ’16 has earned a place in the Stanford Africa MBA Fellowship Program.


Fellowship Recipients of 2015

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


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