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Alumni Group Explores Climate Change
Oberlin's Environmental Education Alumni Association (OEEAA) will
sponsor a summer college in June titled "Climate Justice: What
Is Oberlin College's Role in Climate Change?" The workshop
begins Friday, June 13, with Oberlin faculty and alumni addressing
the topic "Climate, Life, and Human Connections."
presentation on "Heat-Trapping Gases: An Oberlin Opportunity?"
will be delivered by renowned energy expert Amory Lovins, CEO of
the Rocky Mountain Institute, who was lauded by Newsweek as "one
of the Western world's most influential energy thinkers."
will continue Saturday, June 14, with a series of break-out discussions
with OC faculty and administrators, and will conclude Sunday afternoon
with a debriefing presentation. The cost for the event is $100,
which includes two dinners and overnight accommodations at Baldwin
information and a complete schedule of events, see www.oberlin.edu/envs/oeeaa
or contact the Alumni Association at (440) 775-8575.
An Evening of Music with the BSO
All alums are invited to join the Oberlin Club of Western Massachusetts
on Friday, July 18, for An Evening at Tanglewood, featuring the
Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Spano '83. Performances
include Stravinsky's Fireworks and The Firebird Suite, Dvorák's
Violin Concerto, and Benjamin's Ringed by the Flat Horizon, with
Midori on violin.
gather on the lawn (bring a picnic dinner!) prior to the concert,
which begins at 8:30 p.m. at the Koussevitzky Music Shed. Visit
www.oberlin.edu/alumni for ticket pricing and details.
Oberlin's National Day of Service
The summer issue of OAM will feature the work of regional alumni
clubs that participated in National Service Day events. Thanks to
all Obie volunteers who joined in clean-up and planting activities,
walk-a-thons, and Habitat for Humanity projects
to benefit their local communities.