From interdisciplinary majors to increasingly diverse classrooms, Oxy positions itself to take the lead in developing future generations of ethical scientists
A variety of summer programs restore the in-person element to the Oxy experience—and students are happy to be back on campus
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!
As the College says goodbye to an unprecedented 11 retiring faculty, we called on some of their brightest students to share their memories, tributes, and an extra box of tissues
The Lucille Y. Gilman Memorial Fountain—formally known as Water Forms II —occupies a prominent place on campus and in the hearts of generations of alumni. George Baker ’58’s former students...
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
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
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...
After nearly a full year of remote learning, hope springs eternal of a return to campus this fall
Professor Mary Jane Hewitt created a foundation for multicultural education at Occidental—and an anonymous gift recognizes her lasting influence
From campus landmarks to classroom spaces, the College has completed a burst of new construction during the pandemic
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"
"An Oxy education has never been more valuable, applicable, and urgently important than now"
Introducing new courses, embracing technology, and challenging traditional approaches to classroom pedagogy, Oxy faculty reimagine the remote learning experience