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.

Author Jennifer Eberhardt
February 23, 2021

A social psychologist at Stanford University and recipient of the 2014 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant, Jennifer L. Eberhardt studies the consequences of the psychological association between race and crime.

Evan Kleiman of Good Food
February 23, 2021

The Greg Critser ’80 Memorial Talking Books Series presents Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW’s Good Food, on food writing in Los Angeles.

Nurses in Japan wearing PPE Portraits
February 22, 2021

Created for first-year students in a remote learning environment, the new programs pair in-depth academics with real-world action, exemplifying the potential and vitality of the liberal arts.

Jordan Walker '21
February 16, 2021

The economics major is one of 18 students and young professionals chosen nationwide this year for the prestigious award, which funds a year of study and professional development in Asia.

chris oze
February 4, 2021

A newly identified method of producing a compound commonly used in antacids is the key to a process that provides a viable pathway for significant industrial-scale reductions in man-made greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new paper published by an Occidental College geologist and an international team of researchers.

Keisha Blain
January 29, 2021

Blain—historian, author and president of the African American Intellectual History Society—has been named Occidental College’s Stafford Ellison Wright Black Alumni Scholar-in-Residence this year.

Oxy students at the Apollo Night performance
January 27, 2021

This year’s Black History Month expands opportunities to virtually commemorate Black history and achievement, on campus and beyond.

Gilman Fountain on Oxy's campus
January 27, 2021

Occidental’s iconic Gilman Fountain at the main entrance to campus has been redesigned and restored for future generations to admire and enjoy.

Students in front of Thorne Hall
January 26, 2021

A gift of $500,000 from an anonymous donor will permanently endow the Mary Jane Hewitt Department Chair in Black Studies, honoring the influential legacy of the first Black woman to serve as a tenured faculty member at Occidental College.

A dwarf galaxy in space
January 20, 2021

Tehreem Hai ’23 attended the virtual conference this January to share her research on merging galaxies and super star clusters with more than 3,000 other scientists.

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