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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 recount the story of how it all came together
As with any abstract art, the meaning of Baker's scultpure depends on the eye of the beholder. It helps to have a guide
As California takes major strides in the fight against the pandemic, the College makes plans to bring students, faculty, and staff back to campus this fall
When artist Jocelyn Pedersen, who teaches a class in Book Arts, learned that students would not be returning to campus in the spring, she wanted to give members of the Oxy community a chance to reflect on their pandemic experiences creatively.
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
Oxy’s facilities reopen for practice, sparking hope and connection among the student-athlete community
New books and music by Oxy alumni, faculty, and staff
Vince Cuseo has been instrumental to the success of Oxy’s admission efforts for the last 22 years—and his commitment to Oxy’s mission can’t be measured by test scores
The Tony-winning set designer and legendary Yale professor, who died last fall, dedicated himself to theater and to teaching, Ann Sheffield ’83 recalls
An Oxy volunteer leadership panel examines the impact and influence of women in philanthropy
Oxy faculty and students embrace, explore, and experiment with technology to keep arts classes, exhibits, and performances humming
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
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 school.