Orsino (Tip Scarry '11) and Viola (Heather Harvey '11) in the Oberlin Summer Theater Festival's production of Twelfth Night. The season continues through August 3.
Fifteen Obies have received Fulbright grants to study abroad.
A first-year student, a sophomore, and senior have received scholarships to study in India, Jordan, and Japan.
Sophomore Sophie Ottoni-Wilhelm is sharing her passion for activism and women’s issues by starting a campus chapter of the New Community Project.
Yihui Chen has received the Ernest B. Yeager Award for research in spectroscopy.
Taylor Richard and Daniel Starer-Stor receive honorable mention in the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.
Matthew Gallagher has won the Grand Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts from the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio.
On April 26, the Senior Symposium, an annual celebration of the academic and artistic accomplishments of members of the graduating class, will take place in the Science Center from 1 to 5 p.m. For the past four years, the symposium has been held at the end of spring semester to showcase seniors’ scholarly achievements.
In cross-disciplinary courses, professors are using knowledge of foreign languages to take students’ learning of history, politics, and culture to a deeper level.
Study away doesn’t have to take place in another country. In the southwest borderlands, Oberlin students are learning more about themselves and their own country than they could have anticipated.
Assistant Professor of Art History Sarah Hamill has been awarded a 2013 Collaborative Research Fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. Hamill will co-author a study of the role of photography in shaping modern conceptions of art and history.
The 37th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF), running April 3 to 14, will head to Oberlin for an Evening at the Apollo Theatre on Wednesday, April 10. The evening’s events will include two screenings each of two of the festival’s films, each attended by the respective directors, and a reception at Magpie Pizza in downtown Oberlin.