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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.
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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 Los Angeles
From music to culture to sports to the outdoors...the City of Angels is yours to explore.
Local engagement is integrated into Oxy's curriculum, connecting what happens in classes with current issues in the community.
The Oxy Community
Kyler Parris admits that he struggles to “say no to cool opportunities.” But his openness has exposed him to everything from playing football to student government and an internship in Representative Adam Schiff’s office.
Diplomacy & World Affairs | Class of 2022
A mission-driven serial entrepreneur, Twister Biotech president and CEO Chris Coker is focused on using nanotechnology and non-viral gene therapy to tackle intractable diseases.
Chris Coker ’95
Economics | Class of 1995
Meet Shana Goffredi of the department of biology, who investigates the symbiotic partnerships between bacteria and invertebrates. Recently, she was chief scientist on a five-day research cruise exploring the deep sea off the coast of Southern California.
Biology, Marine Biology
For first-generation college student Citlaly Madrid, the liberal arts unlocked a love for Latin American history and the field of education. She plans to share this passion after graduation by working as a college counselor for low-income communities.
Latino/a & Latin American Studies, Education | Class of 2020
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