Oberlin News Center

Monday, March 27, 2017

Oberlin News Center

What lies ahead for Oberlin graduates? They’ve risen the challenge of rigorous academics, they’ve pursued their passions and taken advantage of real-world experience, and now they’re ready to forge their own paths.

Follow recent grads as they land in highly coveted positions and career-making internships and graduate programs.

Chemistry and Conservation

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

Sprinting to Success

Sarel Loewus '16, former captain of Oberlin women's track and field and cross country teams, is pursuing a PhD in biochemistry at the University of Pittsburgh.

Bringing Theater to Chicago Classrooms

Anna Gelman '16 spends her days working in the education department at the Goodman Theater and nights producing her own work in Chicago's "DIY" experimental theater scene.

Former Fulbright Scholar Curates Exhibition at MoMA

Dessane Cassell ’14 gained experience working with the Allen Memorial Art Museum

From Pianist to Analyst

Rachael Shapiro ’16 made the leap from piano performance to corporate America, working as a private equity research analyst for Third Bridge, a Manhattan firm.

Building Power and Support in Frontline Communities

Aaron Appel ’16 is pursuing his interest in social justice and doing a little of everything while working for Auntie Na’s House, a grassroots community center in Detroit.

Purposeful Entertainment

Rosie Hertzman ’15 is combining her dream of working in entertainment and her passion for social justice as a production assistant at Red Thread Productions and the comarketing and advocacy coordinator for Dark Matter Productions.

Writer, Director, and Marketer

Abigail Barr ’15 is making her mark on the New York theater scene using her variety of skills and sense of humor to work with the Upright Citizens Brigade, the Peoples Improv Theater in New York, Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, and Dark Matter Productions.

Studying Race in Brazil

While studying on a Fulbright grant in Brazil, Laura Li ’14 cofounded a multimedia project, Racialeyes, to explore the complexities of the Asian diaspora and experience in Brazil.

Politically Minded

Molly Brand ’15 works behind the political scenes as media team member for communications consulting firm GMMB.

Taylor Field ’15 Receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Field, currently pursuing a degree at the University of Michigan, has been recognized for her research on the parents of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender children.

Brain Power

While pursuing a PhD in neuroscience at Princeton University, Alexander Riordan ’15 is building mathematical and computational models of brain circuits, working to link cognition with its underlying biology.