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Keep up to date on Oxy’s latest news and events. For more information, contact the College’s Office of Marketing and Communications at (323) 259-2677.

Students gathered on the Quad for a Diwali celebration event
November 12, 2021

Diwali dinner, hosted by the South Asian Student Association, brings the community together with Indian food, dance, art and stories of what the celebration means to students.

(l to r) Profs. Arthur Saint-Aubin, Mary Beth Heffernan, Diana Ngo, Ross Lerner, Anne Yu, Mary Christianakis
November 3, 2021

Six Occidental College professors were honored for exceptional teaching, scholarship and service at a November 2 campus reception hosted by Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College Wendy Sternberg.

Student actors on stage performing "Everybody"
November 2, 2021

After a year and a half of disruption by COVID-19, the theater department is mounting live productions of Everybody and Seize the King.

Renee Ye '24
October 29, 2021

Oxy’s adapted in-person experience has allowed international student Renee Ye ’24 to find her voice in class and a community in her home away from home.

Front stairs to AGC building on campus
October 27, 2021

One week after fall break, infection rates at Oxy were lower than Los Angeles County levels.

solar panels on the Oxy campus
October 4, 2021

Occidental faculty and students have worked on a project to help offset water usage through drip irrigation—a system of watering plants that slowly releases stored water running from pipes

A still from senior Naomi Miyamoto's film
September 27, 2021

“Well, It Wasn’t Supposed to be This Way,” a short film by Naomi Miyamoto ’21, earned a finalist position in the KCET Fine Cut Festival of Films among students from powerhouse film programs like USC and UCLA.

Occidental College Prof. Dolores Trevizo to Deliver Sterling Lecture
September 24, 2021

Occidental College Sociology Professor Dolores Trevizo ’88 (right) will present Occidental’s annual Sterling Lecture on September 30, a presentation delayed for 18 months by the pandemic.

water polo players in Oxy's De Mandel pool
September 23, 2021

The Occidental College men’s water polo team outscored Mt. San Antonio College 15-6 in their inaugural game at the De Mandel Aquatics Center Sept. 15.

Oxy oak trees
September 15, 2021

Occidental College’s ongoing effort to diversify its faculty has received a major boost from a five-year, $950,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will fund a total of nine one-year postdoctoral fellowships in the arts and humanities.

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