John Frederick Oberlin preached and died in a small viallage in the Alsace region of eastern France. His burial site and museum home attract the occasional visitor and tell the inspiring tale of his influential life.
BY CAROL ANN AICHER '88
Americans are losing their place among the world's tallest populations, a trend that disturbs a growing number of economic historians and scientists such as Richard Steckel '66. What is causing our country's loss in stature, and what does it reveal about the health of our children?
BY KELLY VIANCOURT
Moree than three decades ago Oberlin's Experimental College was created to denounce what some perceived as a stagnant curriculum. Through the years ExCo courses explored topics later adopted by the mainstream curriculum and continue today as propular alternatives to the classroom setting.
BY MARK GRAHAM '97
Cellist-turned MBA-turned arts admisitrator Eugene Carr '82 has brought e-commerce to the fine arts as the creator, president, and CEO of CultureFinder.com, an on-line event calender, review, and ticketing site specializing in arts, music, and theater.
BY GARY STERN
From culture clashes and environmental degradation to AIDS and technology, artist Masami Teroka melds modern world problems and traditional Japanese style in his provocative images that transcend definition. An exhibit featuring the artist's paintings and prints appears at Allen Memorial Art Museaum until the end of May.
BY CHARLES MASON
Searching for My Place.
BY ARIEL CARR '99
Tobacco at Oberlin: A Backward Glance at Moral Reform