Summer Research at Oxy
Alumni Reunion Weekend 2019
New Issue of Occidental Magazine
Liberal Arts in Los Angeles
Drawing on the cultural and intellectual resources of a global city,
Occidental provides a springboard for putting theory into practice and ideas into action.
A vibrant, small liberal arts college experience in the heart of Los Angeles, one of the most stimulating and creative cities in the world. That’s something you won’t find anywhere else.
Exploring the Neighborhood
In 2018, TimeOut magazine named Highland Park one of the coolest neighborhoods ... in the world.
Oxy combines the liberal arts and sciences with the global city of L.A. to put theory into practice and ideas into action.
The Oxy Community
Anna Palmer has devoted her college career to mentorship, supporting social justice and her research on Afro-Carribbean motherhood.
Sociology | Class of 2019
Morgan Bennett-Smith is currently a master’s student at the Red Sea Research Center, and his studies of coral reef ecology and how reef organisms adapt have taken him (and his camera) all over the world.
Marine Biology | Class of 2017
I really enjoy sharing my knowledge with students, what a reward when you see a smile on their face after understanding a concept. Learning how to scientifically communicate with different backgrounds is also really rewarding.
Ken Lowney ’87 is president of Oakland-based Lowney Architecture. His approach is rooted in his belief that architecture is more than simply buildings, and—if thoughtfully and responsibly done—it can positively contribute to society and advance a community.
Philosophy | Class of 1987
Combining computer science with the liberal arts has helped Leo Connelly learn about technical solutions to real-world issues.
Computer Science | Class of 2019
Spending a summer in Los Angeles has resulted in numerous discoveries for Phillip Wong, from new art and dining spots in the city to a better understanding of local government.
Economics | Class of 2020
What’s Happening at Oxy