During the last week of August, we will be welcoming students back to the beautiful Oxy campus. What joy it brings me to write that!
On April 8, I delivered my first State of the College speech—what I hope will become an annual event.
Alumni memories of honing writing skills, replacing a broken windshield, and hanging with Ming Cho Lee ’53
"An Oxy education has never been more valuable, applicable, and urgently important than now"
Opening Conversations and Common Threads
A warm welcome for President Elam, and what to expect from Occidental magazine in our centennial year
Stay Close—Your Alma Mater Needs You
Alumni feedback on the Winter magazine, the new pool, and Oxy's next president. Also: How did we put this issue together?
Oxy’s Doing Fine With a Clear Bright Line
Alumni appreciations of music-minded professors emeriti Allen Gross and Tom Somerville
Inspiration, Transformation, and Giving
Alumni notes on Professor Mabel Barnes and educated guesses for our headshot gallery
A Vision of Tomorrow, and a Call to Arms
Lessons in learning from Professor Marcia Homiak, and a note of appreciation to Frank Hardison ’39
President Veitch discusses the erasure of boundaries between the ivory tower and the real world