Oberlin News Center

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Oberlin News Center

Chasing Cosmic Waves

Oberlin participates in a National Science Foundation-funded effort to detect low-frequency gravitational waves, bringing scientists closer to understanding the early stages of the universe.

 

Access and Mentoring to #ReachHigher

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

 

Student Composers Get a Formalist Education

New creations, written over winter term, spring to life through a string quartet collaboration on campus.

 

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.

 

LaunchU Awards Top Prizes

Of 19 participating teams, three ventures—Pop Up Plus, Subtletees, and MyChair—were awarded top prizes at the third annual LaunchU venture accelerator and pitch competition.

 

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