After his 18th birthday, cross country and track standout John Guzman Aguilar faced deportation to his native Mexico and was separated from his family. Five years later, he’s on course to be the greatest distance runner in Oxy history More »
Three weeks in four minutes: Morgan Winston ’14 captures her time in Central America with Occidental’s Tropical Field Ecology course. Students and faculty hiked, volunteered, caved, and snorkeled through Costa Rica and Panama to design and conduct research.
Eight new tenure-track professors with fascinating backgrounds and eclectic interests will be joining the Occidental faculty this fall.
More than 100 Occidental students skipped the family camping trips and lounging by the pool to spend 10 weeks of their summer vacation doing research with faculty mentors on campus in disciplines ranging from biochemistry to politics to music.
Would a rose smell as sweet if it were blue? Perhaps not, according to a new study by Occidental College’s Carmel A. Levitan, assistant professor of cognitive science.