Profiles

Timothy Ma, Tencent
Turning on a Dime
As technology giant Tencent expands its international footprint, Timothy Ma ’02 keeps an eye on global privacy and data protection
Lauren Chin '25
Nine Lives
From movers and shakers to risk takers (and a cheese maker), meet some of the new faces of the Class of 2025
Eight members of the Oxy’s Class of 2005
We Meet Again
In our Fall 2001 issue, Occidental magazine introduced eight first-year members of the Class of 2005 “to keep your eyes on over the next four years.” Where are they now?
Eight members of the Oxy’s Class of 2005
New Faces of 2005
How did they get here? The Class of 2005—the most selective in Oxy history—hit campus on the heels of a "hot" Newsweek story in August 2001
Grant Woods
The Talk of Phoenix
From Summer 2000: As attorney general of Arizona, Grant Woods ’76 helped bring Big Tobacco to its knees. Every day he ignites the airwaves with his popular radio gig. Is a run for governor...
Derek Leonard '96
New York Stories
From Winter 2002: The horror, the heroes, and the hole in the sky: Seven Oxy alumni share their tales of the city on 9/11
Peter Quint '21, author of Resilient Silence
Silent Running
Peter Quint ’87 channels his life experiences—as an educator, athlete, and advocate for the Deaf—into his debut novel, Resilient Silence
Dr. Anthony Fauci and Kate Rope '95
Draft Doctors
Journalist Kate Rope ’95 documents a little-known program during the Vietnam War that produced cutting-edge medical research, nine Nobel laureates, and the nation's best-known immunologist
Filmmaker Cooper Raiff '19
From S#!%house to the Penthouse
Cooper Raiff ’19’s coming-of-age movie with an unprintable name became the Cinderella story of the 2020 SXSW Film Festival. He only had to drop out of Oxy to complete it
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
Ming Cho Lee '53 in 2003
The Play's the Thing
From Summer 2003: Designer, professor, and Medal of Arts recipient Ming Cho Lee '53 reflects on half a century's work in American theater
Dr. Kimberly Shriner '80
Making It Work
From remote worship to online meditation, and testing to teaching, these six alumni have mobilized in the fight against COVID-19

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