Oberlin Alumni Association
TAPPAN is Coming
We are putting the finishing touches on the TAPPAN Network. Since the data migration has completed, we have removed access to OBIEWeb as any profile updates will not transfer to the new system. Registration information will be emailed to alumni when the platform goes live, as well as posted on our homepage and social media outlets. Logo designed by Colin Koffel ’08.
Zoë Madonna Wins 2014 Rubin Institute for Music Criticism
Oberlin College senior Zoë Madonna earned top honors at the 2014 Rubin Institute for Music Criticism, a five-day, invitation-only competition held at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Madonna, an East Asian studies major from Maplewood, New Jersey, bested 16 other students—including several doctoral candidates—from Yale, Oberlin, Stanford, San Francisco Conservatory, and the University of California, Berkeley. Photo by Erich Burnett.
Cole Scholars Turns 20
The Oberlin Initiative in Electoral Politics Cole Scholars program celebrated its 20th anniversary last month with a weekend of panel discussions and featured guest speaker Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ’92, mayor of Baltimore. Since 1994, more than 200 students have been placed in eight-week campaign internships in which they study and work on political races throughout the country.
Laurie McMillin, chair of Oberlin’s Department of Rhetoric and Composition, explores the versatility of the word “away” in a new online journal—a compilation of experimental travel narratives—of the same name, which became viewable online as of September 2014.
Podcast: Music and More
Double-degree student Hannah Parkins ’16 and conservatory student Davis Erickson ’16 have produced a weekly podcast called Music and More. The goal of the podcast is to make classical music accessible to more people by having conversations with students, faculty, and Oberlin community members.
Switchboard: Winter Term Housing
Although students have determined their projects for next month’s winter term, housing for many study away projects continues to be a concern. Many students have taken to Switchboard to ask for housing help in locations across the country.
Start Date: Jan 27 2015 5:30PM
End Date: Jan 27 2015 7:30PM
Location: Russell Senate Office Bldg., Kennedy Caucus Room - SR325, Constitution Ave and First St., NE, Washington, DC 20002
Event Type: Reception, Meet & Greet
Description: Russell Senate Office Building