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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.

February 10, 2020

For the fifteenth 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 Fulbright rankings.

Students walking across campus
September 25, 2019

Can new conceptions of human rights be part of a more effective response to a wave of global xenophobic nationalism?

Sophal Ear, Occidental College associate professor of diplomacy & world affairs
May 23, 2019

Occidental College’s Sophal Ear has been named a recipient of the 2019 Tobis Medal, bestowed annually by the UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality to people prominent in their chosen field who have also given back to society.

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April 25, 2019

Seven graduating Occidental College seniors and one recent alumna will be headed abroad next year to teach and conduct research as winners of prestigious Fulbright scholarships.

Prayer flags in Sikkim
April 24, 2019

Two Oxy seniors with an innovative digital approach to preserving language and history and a recent alumna working with migrants in Morocco have been awarded Davis Projects for Peace grants.

Former Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes
April 22, 2019

The top threat to American national security is American politics, former Obama deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told an Occidental audience April 18 as part of the College’s Barack Obama Scholars Program Speakers Series.

Ben Rhodes
March 27, 2019

Ben Rhodes, former deputy national security advisor to President Barack Obama ’83 and author of a best-selling White House memoir, will speak at Occidental College on April 18 as part of the Barack Obama Scholars Program Speaker Series.

Uganda is one of the countries where Oxy Peace Corps volunteers are working.
March 20, 2019

Occidental College is once again one of the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers among the country’s small colleges—a reflection of its long tradition of global engagement.

Thorne Hall on campus
March 17, 2019

A professional football player, a socially responsible entrepreneur and a set designer/local historian are among this year’s recipients of the Alumni Seal Award, which will be presented by the Occidental College Alumni Board of Governors during Reunion Weekend, June 21–23.

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February 11, 2019

For the fourteenth 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 Fulbright rankings.

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