Summer 2018

Trivial Pursuits
So you think you know Oxy? Take our little quiz—we're not keeping score—and you might be surprised about some things you never learned
Economies of Scale
These are boom times for economics—Oxy’s biggest major for the last 19 years. As two popular professors prepare to retire, how will the department evolve?
Apple Watch
Apple vice president of marketing communications Tor Myhren ’94 has “the best job in the world.” (He just can’t talk much about it.)
Outside the Box
Employment lawyer turned mediator, author, and keynote speaker Pat Gillette ’73 helps women and businesses find common ground through uncommon solutions
My Oxy Mentor
Whether the topic is research or career options or life itself, meaningful interaction between students and professors is a vital component of the Oxy journey. Four graduating seniors and...
'Our Place of Becoming'
Capping a celebration of women in leadership at Commencement, Sara El-Amine ’07 gets to the heart, hands, and brains of the Oxy experience
Team Effort
Generations of Oxy alumni rallied to save Tigers football from extinction. Now the hard work continues
'Identity Conflict'
To build a future "founded on fairness," Israeli and Palestinian self-determination need to move hand in hand, according to Kemp Lecturer Tal Becker
Win, Place, and Showtime
Oxy’s men’s and women’s track teams cap another spring campaign with four All-American honorees and their 31st consecutive trip to the nationals
Worth Noting
A new major and minor in Black studies, a new photograph for the Huntington Library, and a top honor for teacher Jennifer Tróchez MacLean ’91
Playing Many Parts
From Shakespeare to statistics to literature to dance, John Bouchard and Alan Knoerr shared their passions with the Oxy community
Taking Action in Africa
Catherine Haight ’98 balances a thriving Hollywood career as a TV and film editor with a commitment to empowering women and children in Congo