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.

Gabriela Cowperthwaite '93 with her camera
October 4, 2022

Gabriela Cowperthwaite ’93 screened her new documentary “The Grab” at the 2022 Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) this month.

Janna Ireland and Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III join Occidental College Art & Art History Dept.
September 26, 2022

As the newest faculty members in Oxy's Art and Art History Department this fall, Janna Ireland and Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III will be teaching photography and painting, respectively. But the impact these two artists--Oxy's first Mellon Faculty Diversity Initiative Post-Doctoral Fellows--will have on the department extends far beyond their initial teaching assignments.

first year students warming up on the soccer field
September 22, 2022

First-year student athletes from across the country are finally coming together on campus this fall to practice, play, and develop a bond.

Five Oxy Faculty Honored for Teaching, Scholarship and Service
September 14, 2022

Five Occidental College professors were honored for exceptional teaching, scholarship and service Sept. 13 in the Colleges annual faculty awards ceremony.

John Stauffer Charitable Trust Endows John Stauffer Chair of Chemistry at Occidental
September 14, 2022

A $2.5 million grant from the John Stauffer Charitable Trust of Pasadena will endow the new John Stauffer Chair of Chemistry to recognize exceptional professors who are acknowledged leaders in teaching, research and scholarship.

Choi Auditorium interior
September 12, 2022

The longstanding annual tradition is being reactivated with a full series of in-person events for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

Oxy student standing in front of an exhibit at the Natural History Museum
August 31, 2022

InternLA, Oxy’s annual paid internship program, allows talented Oxy students to gain real-world work experience over the summer with Los Angeles-based nonprofit organizations.

Michael Gonzales '96
August 29, 2022

A career Foreign Service officer, Gonzales was nominated by President Joe Biden. He most recently served as deputy assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of African Affairs.

Oswald and OTeam members prepare for move in day on campus
August 23, 2022

Occidental extended a warm welcome to members of the Class of 2026 as they arrived on campus, an important milestone for students and their families.

Occidental College Children's Theater
August 1, 2022

The critically acclaimed Occidental Children’s Theater is celebrating more than​25 years with an original story, The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly Duckling, plus three adventurous adaptations of traditional folktales for a seven-week outdoor run in the Remsen Bird Hillside Theater on the Occidental campus.

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