News

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.

Occidental College Children's Theater
July 10, 2019

The critically acclaimed Occidental Children’s Theater will celebrate its ​24th year with an original story, The Adventures of Christopher Robin Hood, plus three adventurous adaptations of traditional folktales for a seven-week outdoor run in the Remsen Bird Hillside Theater on

Occidental College Board Chair Stephen Rountree '71 (left) and VP for Institutional Advancement Charlie Cardillo.
July 10, 2019

Stephen Rountree ’71, a first-generation college student who became a nationally known arts administrator, is the new chair of the Occidental College Board of Trustees.

bird specimens in the Moore Lab of Zoology
July 8, 2019

Three Occidental College alumni have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research fellowships, awarded annually to candidates in the sciences and social sciences who are pursuing a master’s degree or Ph.D.

Occidental College art professor and artist Linda Lyke
June 13, 2019

A new solo exhibition by Occidental College’s Linda Lyke, Field Notes: When Taxonomy Becomes Iconography, will continue through August 4 at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton.

Professor Ainsley LeSure
May 28, 2019

Occidental’s Ainsley LeSure has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship and a visiting faculty fellowship at Brown University that will support a sabbatical year of work on her latest book, an exploration of the tenacity of racial injustice.

Sophal Ear, Occidental College associate professor of diplomacy & world affairs
May 23, 2019

Occidental College’s Sophal Ear has been named a recipient of the 2019 Tobis Medal, bestowed annually by the UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality to people prominent in their chosen field who have also given back to society.

Oxy Arts on York
May 22, 2019

Oxy Arts, Occidental College’s community-based arts hub, will formally open the doors of its newly renovated York Boulevard space on Wednesday, May 22 with a 5 p.m. community open house, the first in a series of four over the next week.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
May 19, 2019

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti urged the Class of 2019 to cross borders rather than build walls at Occidental College’s unusually wet and windy 137th Commencement ceremony on May 19.

Occidental College's iconic Thorne Hall
May 18, 2019

Occidental College launched the public phase of the Oxy Campaign For Good, a comprehensive effort to raise $225 million to strengthen its financial aid endowment and academic and co-curricular programs, at a May 18 Campaign Leadership Summit on the Occidental campus.

2019 Dean's Awards winners pose with dean Rob Flot
May 13, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30, five members of the graduating Class of 2019 received a Dean's Award at the Student Leadership Awards ceremony.

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