Magazine

Occidental magazine brings you campus news, in-depth features, and profiles of amazing alumni.

COVID-19
Spring 2020

In a race against two calendars—academic and pandemic—how did Oxy transform in less than two weeks from a high-touch curriculum to a remote learning model?

Dan Fineman, Adelaida Lopez, Linda Lasater
Spring 2020

Professors Dan Fineman, Adelaida Lopez, and Linda Lasater had a lasting impact outside the classroom—just ask their students

Joshua Medina, Moore Lab
Spring 2020

Joshua Medina ’19 has developed a new technique for documenting the colors of bird plumage in 3-D

After We Leave, Aleem Hossain
Spring 2020

Assistant professor Aleem Hossain realized a dream when his first feature film was released theatrically in February—just before cinemas suddenly closed

Oxy Symphony, Chris Kim
Winter 2020

Buoyed by a string of gifts to support the music program, The Oxy Campaign For Good crosses the $155 million mark

Tom Somerville, Occidental Glee Club
Winter 2020

Sharing the joy of performing with generations of students, Thomas Somerville epitomized Glee

Celia Chen, Madeline Baer, Michael Amoruso, Sabrina Stierwalt, Meimei Zhang, Seva Rodnyansky, Mariška Bolyanatz Brown, Jorgen Harris, Timothy Rainone
Fall 2019

Oxy’s new class of tenure-track faculty discuss the liberal arts, classroom life, papers, and podcasting

Clifton Kroeber, Norman Bridge Professor of Hispanic American History Emeritus
Fall 2019

Remembering professors emeriti Clif Kroeber, Patrick Wells, and Allen Gross

Stuart Elliott
Summer 2019

Professors Stuart Elliott and George Schmiedeshoff worked with nearly 60 years of students at Oxy

Professor Michael Hill
Summer 2019

Professor Michael Hill has guided scores of grateful chemistry students from his lab into impactful careers. But it’s the thing he hasn’t done that touched off an international media frenzy

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