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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.

Swan Hall with flowering trees
May 10, 2021

Each year, the Dean of Students recognizes seniors who, through their involvement on and off campus, embody Oxy’s four pillars of Equity, Excellence, Community and Service.

Oxy campus with roses
May 3, 2021

Occidental students, staff and faculty celebrate the annual tradition of Student Leadership Awards.

Occidental College professors Mai Thai and Seva Rodnyansky
April 28, 2021

Two Occidental College professors are the recipients of Haynes Foundation Faculty Fellowships that will allow them to document the financial toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on local government and the impact of junior police academies on high school students.

Occidental alumni Anne Marie Crooke '19 and Adrienne Adams '17
April 27, 2021

Two recent Occidental College alumni have won prestigious national fellowships to pursue graduate studies in chemistry and American studies.

New Occidental study provides new hope for kelp beds devastated by sea urchins
April 21, 2021

A massive die-off of purple sea urchins off the Southern California coast in 2015 provides new evidence that deliberate efforts to cull urchins can be a key strategy to bring back giant kelp forests and the high-value commercial marine species they support, a new Occidental College study has found.

Occidental College Professor Sophal Ear
April 16, 2021

Occidental College’s Sophal Ear has been named as one of 40 Changemakers by the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) program, the non-profit organization that seeks to increase diversity in the public service sector. To honor PPIA’s 40th anniversary, the organization is highlighting the accomplishments of its alumni.

Dr. Kimberly Shriner '80
April 16, 2021

An infectious disease specialist, a pioneering African American scientist and an advocate for LGBTQIA+ youth are among this year’s recipients of the Alumni Seal Award, which will be presented by the Occidental College Alumni Board of Governors during Virtual Reunion Weekend, June 11–13.

Occidental College 2021 Science Scholars
April 8, 2021

Four Occidental College students collaborating with faculty mentors in the fields of biology, geology, chemistry and biochemistry have been named 2021-22 Science Scholars and presented with research grants funded by the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris and Fletcher Jones foundations.

Dance Pro dancers
March 30, 2021

Dance Production returns to the (virtual) stage for its 2021 performance on April 16 and 17, featuring a variety of student-choreographed dances.

Oxy faculty members
March 25, 2021

Occidental faculty combine teaching and research in equal measure, with each informing the other.

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