- A professor and students in a forest looking at a measuring instrument
Work at the forefront of knowledge, from the laboratory to the world.
Oberlin is a national leader in educating undergraduate scientists. Our curriculum provides a strong foundation in core disciplines alongside emerging fields such as energy technology, 计算模型, 行为生态学. Students have the opportunity to work directly with faculty on the most important ethical and scientific problems of our time, 从气候变化到人工智能.
奥伯林强调主动学习，帮助所有学生茁壮成长. 无论是帮助写招股说明书还是做习题, our faculty work closely with students so they gain an understanding of key scientific concepts.
在欧柏林，科学不仅仅是观察和测量. It's learning to understand the processes that unfold around us every day. Our students have assisted with scientific fieldwork across the globe in Indonesia, 南非, 日本, 和中美洲. 离校园更近, our students learn from field trips to nearby ecological sites including the Vermillion River Watershed and Lake Erie.
Prepare for a medical or health career at Oberlin with the guidance of a dedicated advisor and the support of a collaborative community. Oberlin science majors are accepted into medical school at a rate twice the national average, 多亏了他们出色的科学准备, 强大的文科教育, 积极参与社区服务.
欧伯林致力于发展纪律, engaged scientists across a wide range of identities and backgrounds. The STRONG program (Science and Technology Research Opportunities for a New Generation) represents 欧柏林大学’s commitment to increasing the diversity of the STEM workforce. We believe that promoting diversity in scholarship yields more relevant and meaningful discoveries.
Oberlin students have many opportunities to hone the skill of effective science communication and join the professional community of working scientists. Students regularly co-author papers with faculty mentors and receive generous financial support for conference participation. These experiences help our students land promising first jobs or gain admission to the best medical schools and PhD programs in the sciences.
Undergraduate research has been a hallmark of the sciences at Oberlin. Working one-on-one with students on important problems is one of the most rewarding parts of my job.
Each Obie has their own unique pathway through college and beyond. Read a sampling of Oberlin alumni at work in science, technology and engineering.
Four Oberlin computer science majors have accepted jobs from the tech giant while still in their senior year. 塞奇·沃斯19年就是其中之一.
Rochelle van der Merwe, 21岁, 神经科学专业, participated in a special workshop held at the Carney Center for Computational Brain Science geared toward using 计算模型 to study neural processes and behavior.
Andrew Santiago '20 manages a rigorous schedule that allows him to take lessons in flute performance while majoring in chemistry and physics. During a summer break he balanced research into aqueous sodium ion batteries with flute practice.
Marcus Hill ’19 was a geology major and promoted the major as a geology student representative. 毕业后, he worked alongside seasoned park rangers helping to run education programs for elementary school students.
心理学 and 环境研究 major Ify Ezimora ’19 pursued research with a number of faculty. She now applies the skills she gained as an undergraduate to her current role as a clinical research assistant at Rhode Island Hospital, 孩之宝儿童医院, 还有米里亚姆医院.
At Oberlin, Gabby Walsh ’18 double majored in biology and biochemistry. Now, she is a postbaccalaureate fellow at the Food and Drug 政府.