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Anderson Center for Environmental Science
Equity & Justice at Oxy
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.
This vital public space brings together a diverse community for socially conscious dialogue and engagement.
Marine Biology at Oxy
Oxy’s close proximity to the Pacific Ocean offers you a matchless living laboratory for studying marine life.
The Oxy Community
At Occidental, Kristin Oberiano found an invaluable group of faculty mentors that supported her as she delved into American history—as well as her own. As a professor, she aims to provide similar mentorship in her classrooms.
Kristin Oberiano ’16
History, American Studies | Class of 2016
Gavin Griswold ’23 is a third-generation Oxy student who looks forward to working internationally with a purpose after graduation. Oxy is helping him pave that path.
Diplomacy & World Affairs | Class of 2023
Media Arts & Culture
Richard empowers high school students in his Los Angeles community through storytelling, providing them with the tools to tell their own stories through his nonprofit PLUS ME, which was spotlighted at this year’s Super Bowl.
Richard Reyes ’12
Critical Theory & Social Justice | Class of 2012
After building a career in information technology on the East Coast, veteran Lisa Cronican ’22 returned to Los Angeles to fulfill a lifelong goal: completing her Oxy bachelor’s degree after a 25-year hiatus.
Politics | Class of 2022
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