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Tex-Mex Bike Ride Reveals Character of a Country

nine hours ago

In the fall of 2016, Allen Memorial Art Museum staff member Michael Reynolds cycled from El Paso, Texas to Veracruz, Mexico. Reynolds documented his journey and made a film about the people he met during his travels. His film will screen at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in the meeting house at First Church in Oberlin.

LaunchU Awards Three Ventures a Total of $45,000

four days ago

Three teams of entrepreneurs were awarded a total of $45,000 during the LaunchU pitch competition on Saturday, March 4. The program stewards Oberlin students, alumni, faculty, and staff entrepreneurs through business-model innovation curriculum and prepares them to launch a venture.

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At the Intersection of Culture and Politics: AAArt Collective

five days ago

Spoken word artist Troy Osaki, whose work covers themes of immigration, war, police, white supremacy, and resistance, performs at Cat in the Cream during the 2017 Asia America Art (AAArt) Collective. This biennial event includes two days of programs that highlight artists working across a broad range of mediums and who identify with, or are influenced by, the Asian/Pacific Islander Diaspora.


Alumni Leadership Council Seat for Current First-Year

six days ago

Are you a current first-year student, interested in connecting with a diverse group of alumni leaders?

The Alumni Leadership Council (ALC), the governing body of the Alumni Association, is now accepting applications from students interested in serving on the council. This is a terrific opportunity to get engaged with alumni and make a positive contribution to campus life.

The ALC is seeking students who will: - Take an active role in supporting work of the ALC and its committees. - Share information about the current student body and campus life with the ALC. - Serve as representatives of the Alumni Association on campus. - Contribute time and talents to developing and supporting ALC goals and projects, including student programs. - Demonstrate initiative in developing ways to connect alumni and current students. - Enthusiastically connect with the Oberlin Alumni community. - Commit to attend meeting on campus three weekends a year.

To learn more about the position, visit: http://new.oberlin.edu/office/alumni/alc/ or speak with the current ALC student representatives: Grove Neville ’17, Rachel Liss ’18, and Kameron Dunbar ’19.

To apply, submit a cover letter, résumé, and two letters of reference to Jessica Stewart, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, at jstewart@oberlin.edu by Monday, May 8 at 5:00 p.m.

Shansi Prize nominations due 4/14/2017

March 16, 2017

Oberlin Shansi is looking to award the Shansi Prize to a graduating senior who has completed a significant project related to Asia.

The goal of the Shansi Prize is to recognize a student-produced exemplary work that is related to Asia and consistent with Shansi's values of mutual respect, learning, and exchange. Seniors from all disciplines are encouraged to submit their work, including written work, research projects, artwork, Honors theses, Capstone projects, musical compositions, performance pieces, etc.

Stop by the Shansi Office in Peters 103 if you have any questions, or check out our website.

We look forward to your submissions! Deadline: April 14, 2017

Free Consent Posters!

March 13, 2017

Want a free consent poster for your dorm room, apartment, or office? Click here to claim your own. By the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Designed by Oberlin students Contact edi@oberlin.edu with any questions.

APPLY. April 3. $1500.

March 3, 2017

Apply now for up to $1,500 from the Ignition Fund to explore, start, or expand a creative project! Early-stage and conceptual ideas for an entrepreneurial project, broadly defined (arts organization, business, non-profit, or something else entirely). For application assistance, contact Creativity & Leadership staff at creativity@oberlin.edu or 440-775-8567. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 3.

Want $4,000 towards your artistic multi-disciplinary project?

March 2, 2017

Do you have an artistic project that you'd like to further develop during the summer? Consider applying for funding from this Creativity & Leadership grant:

The XARTS Fund supports the development and execution of a collaborative, artistic project that demonstrates a creative and focused multi-disciplinary endeavor for both Arts & Sciences and Conservatory students.

The deadline to apply for this grant opportunity is Monday, April 3.

For more information or to get assistance with your application, contact the C&L office or reach out to the Director of Conservatory Professional Development, Dana Jessen.




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