Winter 2021

Arts in a Pandemic
Creating Art in a Pandemic
Oxy faculty and students embrace, explore, and experiment with technology to keep arts classes, exhibits, and performances humming
Namandjé Bumpus ’03
The Biology of Changemaking
With heart, energy, and a passion for research, Namandjé Bumpus ’03 becomes a role model for others as a trailblazing director at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Occidental Core Writing Program
Get Me Rewrite!
Regardless of one’s major or career path, Oxy’s writing proficiency requirement has proved essential to professional success. But don’t just take our word for it
Thalia González 
Lawyering Outside the Box
Through her Rebellious Lawyering program, Thalia González’s students get hands-on experience in public-interest law, garnering new insights into the legal system and a head start on law...
Anderson Center for Environmental Sciences
Building Anew
From campus landmarks to classroom spaces, the College has completed a burst of new construction during the pandemic
Valerie Jarrett
Pushing Against the Current
Valerie Jarrett's calling toward a life of public service led her to a key role in the Obama White House—and she urged Oxy students to follow their "quiet voice"