Professor John McCormack Named AAAS Fellow
Professor of Biology John McCormack, director and curator of Occidental College’s Moore Lab of Zoology, has been selected as a 2023 American Association for the Advancement of...
Portrait of John McCormack in the Moore Lab of Zoology

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From The Occidental: Occidental’s First Micro Forest Will Have Macro Impact
Student volunteers are creating a micro forest on campus which will foster biodiversity, increase carbon sequestration and save water.
Summer Research Program Inspires New Discoveries and Fruitful Collaborations
The flagship program of Occidental's Undergraduate Research Center offers students an opportunity to conduct paid research in close collaboration with professors. This year’s...
Occidental Faculty Honored for Teaching, Scholarship and Service
Nine Occidental College professors have been honored for exceptional teaching, advising, scholarship and service by their students and colleagues.
NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Awarded to Four Alumni and One Senior
Four Occidental alumni and a graduating senior have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. Presented annually to candidates in the...
Occidental College Names 2023-24 Science Scholars
Five Occidental College seniors collaborating with faculty mentors in the fields of chemistry and biology make up this year’s cohort of Science Scholars. They have been presented...
Seven Win 2023 Alumni Seal Awards
A scientist/school board member, a young people's storytelling activist and a singing CPA are among this year’s recipients of the Alumni Seal Award, which will be presented by the...
Occidental Is Top Student Fulbright Producer
For the 18th consecutive year, Occidental College is one of the country’s top producers of student Fulbright Awards, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education ’s annual...
Occidental Receives Grant for National Collaboration To Promote Inclusive Excellence in STEM
Occidental College has been selected to be a part of a nationwide, 15-institution cohort that will explore new ways to promote inclusive excellence in STEM higher education.
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