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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.

New Gift To Fund Student Health Promotion Program at Occidental College
November 17, 2022

A generous gift from the Choi Family, combined with gifts from other donors, will fund a new campus-wide health promotion program to address the growing need for mental health and wellness education for Occidental students.

woman standing on stage with a simulated court of supreme court judges behind her
November 16, 2022

Occidental’s Theater and Performance Studies department will open their production of Roe on Nov. 17.

Star Trek logo against an outer space background
November 16, 2022

Jamie Potter ’23 is one of only 12 students chosen for the fall program from a national pool.

Prof. Jeffrey Cannon and students in the chemistry lab
November 8, 2022

Associate Professor of Chemistry Jeffrey Cannon ’07 is one of eight 2022 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars nationwide named by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. The prestigious award honors young faculty in the chemical sciences who have created an outstanding independent body of scholarship and are deeply committed to undergraduate education.

Dr. P. Gabrielle Foreman
November 4, 2022

Literary historian, digital humanist and 2022 MacArthur Fellow P. Gabrielle Foreman will speak on "Why Didn’t We Know?!: The Forgotten History of the Colored Conventions and 19th-Century Black Political Organizing" at 7 p.m. on November 7 in Occidental College's Choi Auditorium.

Ellie Findell '23 attended a White House meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris.
November 1, 2022

Former ASOC President Ellie Findell ’23 joined other student leaders from across the country in an October 14 meeting at the White House with Vice President Kamala Harris regarding reproductive rights and other pressing political issues on college campuses.

Kristina Kvien '87 discusses modern diplomacy as a Obama Scholars speaker at Occidental College.
October 29, 2022

Social media has had a huge impact on international diplomacy over the past decade--a reality that has played out most dramatically in Ukraine, career diplomat Kristina Kvien '87 P'20 told an Occidental College audience October 21.

Oxy Employs Variety of Methods to Reduce Water Usage
October 13, 2022

Oxy reduced its water usage by more than 2.9 million gallons over the summer as it responds to California's prolonged drought with a variety of different methods, allowing some lawns to turn brown while increasing drought-tolerant landscaping and improving its data gathe

Billboard Names Occidental College One of Top Music Programs
October 11, 2022

For the third year, Occidental College’s Music Department has been named as one of the world’s top music business programs by Billboard magazine.

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.

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