Celebrating Oxy's student-athletes, and alumni who shaped L.A.
The Moore Identity
After more than 60 years of sitting in oak case drawers, the 60,000-plus specimens in Oxy’s Moore Lab of Zoology are more vital than ever, as advances in DNA sequencing technology offer director John McCormack and his students new windows into genetic research.
13 Alumni Who Shaped Los Angeles
From planning the freeway system and aiding the conservation movement to bringing the Dodgers and the Olympics to town, Oxy alumni have been integral to the development of the City of Angels. We salute a baker’s dozen.
Stars in Stripes
As Occidental prepares to induct its inaugural class into the Athletics Hall of Fame during Homecoming & Family Weekend, the playing field has never been more level for men and women. And today’s student-athletes are primed to play.
If these mementoes from the Roy Dennis Trophy Room could talk, they would share many stories of Oxy's rich sports heritage.
Life of Jaws
Fascinated by sharks from an early age, marine biologist Lisa Natanson ’81 takes to the ocean, her $17 knife close at hand, to explore the mysteries of nature’s most toothsome predators.
Oxy's marine biology program studies California's near-shore environment.
From Jonathan Veitch
President Veitch addresses the value of career development, internships, and making your mother proud.
A second opinion on the last 25 years, and an alternate solution to Oxy’s late-’80s crosses conundrum.
From The Quad
While You Were Away …
As a new school year dawns with the arrival of the Class of 2016, a refurbished Swan Hall opens its doors, the Oxy website gets a makeover, and professor Peter Dreier goes five minutes with Bill O’Reilly.
An award for associate professor Mary Christiakis, a gold-medal celebration for Dean Jorge Gonzalez, and more.
Remembering Bill Tingley
Oxy loses a visionary admission leader.
New books from professors Arthé Anthony, Robert Richmond Ellis, and Anthony Chase, as well as novelists Suzanne Selfors ’86 and Bill Thomas ’53.
A tribute to the many talents of John Ingle ’50 M’60.
In a banner year for TV and film production at Occidental—including “NCIS,” “Private Practice,” and “CSI”—“Arrested Development” sneaks onto campus as the Bluth family saga springs back to life.
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