Oberlin News Center

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Oberlin News Center

  • The Art of Library Work

    Anna Feuer ’14 currently works as the senior acquisitions assistant in the Technical Services department at the Art Institute of Chicago, the largest art museum in the country.

  • Creating Space to Curate

    Exhibition Initiative, Oberlin’s student-run curatorial organization, gives students from all disciplines the opportunity to curate art exhibitions featuring work created by their peers.

  • Chemistry and Conservation

    Noalle Fellah ’16 is combining her passion for art history and chemistry as she pursues a PhD at New York University.

  • The Oberlin Archives Turns 50

    In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Oberlin Archives looks back on its history.

  • Contemplating ‘Time’

    As its centennial approaches, the Allen Memorial Art Museum reflects on how different artists and cultures have sought to capture the passage of time

  • Unbound Curiosity

    Studio art major Alice Shockey, a finalist in AICUO Excellence in the Visual Arts awards, studies spatial boundaries and her family’s history in the Holocaust.

  • Healing a Painful Past

    From 2006 to 2012, Oberlin students participated in an international effort to replicate an 18th-century Polish synagogue. A documentary about the project is screening around the world.

  • Oberlin Art Professor Awarded ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship

    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.

  • Art, Identities, and Museums

    Johnnetta Cole ’57 reflects on how she got from studying anthropology at Oberlin to being the director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art.

  • Protecting Libyan Archaeology

    Professor Susan Kane has been received he Society for American Archaeology’s Presidential Award for her work preserving Libyan archaeological sites and heritage during the country’s 2011 civil war.

  • The Art of E-Waste

    Electronic waste is everywhere. But where does it go? Julia Christensen has won the support of Creative Capital to make DIY video projectors out of scavenged e-waste.

  • A Global Map of a Small Campus

    Thanks to a new online database, discovering the richness and diversity of Oberlin’s academic opportunities is just a click away.

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