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Firefighters dispatched to quickly ­extinguish a 2-acre Fiji Hill grass fire ­reported at 9:45 p.m. on December 14 in a ravine adjacent to Yosemite Park on the north side of campus. The fire was declared fully contained in less than an hour—no campus buildings were threatened and no evacuations were necessary.


National Science Foundation grant awarded to Occidental to stimulate ­undergraduate research in mathematics and statistics on campuses nationwide, extending and expanding the work of the Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics. “We’re trying to make a pathway to faculty at community colleges whose research might have fallen by the wayside,” says Oxy computer science professor Kathryn Leonard, who will manage the five-year grant.