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.
The Oxy Community
In my geology classes at Oxy we are always learning about how the world is actively changing around us, so from the get-go I was determined to seek out field trip and research opportunities.
Diving into opportunities on campus since her first year at Oxy is giving Wafa Abedin a new perspective on how the College runs, as well as a chance to be a voice in steering its future.
From academics to athletics to the arts, Linda and Tod White ’59 talk about what matters most to them as they enhance the Oxy experience.
Through efforts for environmentally sustainable change, biology major Sammy Herdman is leaving a green footprint on campus, all while building research skills at Oxy and afar.
In 2016, Jim L. Brown was awarded a five-year, $2.1-million Research Training Group grant from the National Science Foundation to study coding theory, cryptography and number theory.
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.