Oberlin News Center

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Oberlin News Center

What lies ahead for Oberlin graduates? They’ve risen the challenge of rigorous academics, they’ve pursued their passions and taken advantage of real-world experience, and now they’re ready to forge their own paths.

Follow recent grads as they land in highly coveted positions and career-making internships and graduate programs.

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.

Observing the Ocean

Eint Kyi ’15 spends her days surrounded by her field of study as she pursues a master’s degree in oceanography at the University of Hawaii.

Writing Science for Radio

Angus Chen ’13 is a science reporter for National Public Radio (NPR).

Behind the Scenes

Maya Mariner ’15 is exploring the world behind the camera as a production assistant for the satirical publication The Onion.

Dinosaur Bones and Meteorites

Henry Towbin ’13 leads an interdepartmental lab at the American Museum of Natural History that looks into a wide array of questions about natural history.

Raptor Watch

Steph Szarmach ’15 looks to the San Francisco Bay Area skies to gain field biology experience.

Mapping to Aid Relief in Nepal

Elizabeth Gilmour ’13 is aiding earthquake relief efforts in Nepal through collaborative mapping with Kathmandu Living Labs.

Uniting a Love of Music and Religion

This fall, Ambre Dromgoole ’15 will be attending Yale Divinity School, as well as interning for Walker International Communications Group.

Translating More Than Words

Annie Valocchi ’15 is spending her summer at Spannocchia, an organic farm and bread and breakfast near Siena, Italy, before she begins teaching English at an Italian high school this fall.

Writing with Purpose

Nicholas Olson ’15 is spending his summer working for POZ magazine before beginning a master’s program in public policy at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin.