Oberlin News Center

Friday, January 30, 2015

Oberlin News Center

To the Home of Steel Pan

Oberlin Steel, Oberlin's steel pan band, travels to Trinidad this winter term to study performance and playing techniques and absorb the culture and history of the country that created the steel pan.


Press, Drink, Learn

Adventures in building a traditional apple cider press.


A Formula for the Future

Majoring in mathematics at Oberlin opens doors in every direction, giving students an adaptable problem-solving tool.


Looking Up

Project is conserving the grand, painted ceiling inside the Allen Memorial Art Museum's King Sculpture Court.


Game On

Oberlin builds community in the Austin E. Knowlton Athletics Complex


Recent Stories

Recent Stories

  • Historical Marker Honors Oberlin Group

    Fifty years ago, a team of Oberlin students and faculty helped rebuild a Mississippi church destroyed by fire following a voting rights rally. Their effort has been recognized with a historical marker on Mississippi's Freedom Trail.

  • Practical Magic

    Professor Drew Wilburn finds archaeological evidence of magic in antiquity.

  • A Judge for Change

    Amy Dawson '89 learned her son had autism when he was 3 years old. In response, she founded the Autism Advocacy & Law Center, and recently won a seat in the Fourth Judicial District of Hennepin County in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


After Oberlin

After Oberlin

  • Travel, Art, and Education

    Dyeemah Simmons '14 takes her experience studying art and her love for education to Anatolia College in Greece to pass on her knowledge to the next generation of international scholars and artists.

  • Labor of Love

    Once a politics and history major, John Kallas '14 goes from studying contemporary American union strategy to practicing it on the streets of Cleveland.

  • Seeing Results

    Rachel Marino '13 applies her research to education programs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, making art-based education more accessible to students and teachers alike.