Occidental Alumni Win NSF Fellowships
The Power of Place
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.
Living at Oxy
With 13 residence halls and themed housing options, the Oxy residential experience offers something for everyone.
Whatever you dream about doing, your four years at Oxy will serve as a springboard to success.
The Oxy Community
A cognitive science major at Oxy, Besher Ashouri is a now a student at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Besher Ashouri ’18
Cognitive Science | Class of 2018
Coming to Oxy with plans to pursue chemical engineering, the liberal arts took Lynn He in unexpected directions. Her classes and professors helped her discover new passions and blend them with existing ones, forging a path she says better reflects who she is.
Chemistry | Class of 2019
Structural geologist Margi Rusmore was recently named the inaugural Gibby Professor of Science at Occidental. She blends a passion for teaching and research with a love for the outdoors and an abiding curiosity about how our planet works.
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.
Morgan Bennett-Smith ’17
Marine Biology | Class of 2017
Armed with a briefcase full of challenges facing the nation’s largest higher education system, Lande Ajose brings new energy to Sacramento.
Lande Ajose ’87
Diplomacy & World Affairs | 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
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