The Oberlin Review

New ExCo Course AstroCo Nurtures Campus Interest in Astrology

New ExCo Course AstroCo Nurtures Campus Interest in Astrology

February 28, 2020

On Oberlin’s campus, astrology — the study of celestial bodies’ impact on humans — is often the subject of both deep discussion and check-in questions. This semester the common conversation starter has been turned into an Experimental College course called AstroCo, taught by College second-year Ella Franklin and College first-year Nicolas Zamora.  The course covers the basics of astrology, including circle charts — which show planets, zodiac signs, and houses at the moment of your bi...

Dr. Tim Uyeki delivers his talk, “From Avian Influenza to Ebola & Public Health:
Reflections of a Clinician and Epidemiologist” in King Building on Thursday.

OTC: Tim Uyeki, OC ’81, Chief Medical Officer, CDC Influenza Division

September 27, 2019

Dr. Tim Uyeki, OC ’81, is the chief medical officer in the Influenza Division of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA. Since 1998, Uyeki’s primary focus at the CDC has been on the clinical aspects, epidemiology, prevention, and control of influenza in the U.S. and worldwide. Uyeki visited campus on Thursday to discuss the possibility of integrating public health classes in the College curriculum as well as to gi...

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