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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Occidental College Presents UN Week 2024
Organized by faculty and students from the Department of Diplomacy & World Affairs, the annual program takes place March 25–29 this year and features a dynamic series of events...
International Student Arrives at Occidental as Inaugural SHE-CAN Scholar
First-year student Villathina Ly of Cambodia builds on an impressive academic and community service resume as well as a passion for international relations.
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...
Eight Students Selected for 2023-24 Barack Obama Scholars Program
Occidental College has announced its 2023-24 cohort of Barack Obama Scholars, the prestigious leadership training program that seeks to empower exceptional students committed to...
Kvien Discusses Modern Diplomacy as Obama Scholars Speaker
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...
Oxy Faculty Honored for Teaching, Scholarship and Research
Five Occidental College professors were honored for exceptional teaching, scholarship and service Sept. 13 in the College ’ s annual faculty awards ceremony.
Michael Gonzales ’96 Named U.S. Ambassador to Zambia
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.
2022-23 Barack Obama Scholars Selected for Re-Imagined Program
Occidental College has announced its 2022-23 cohort of Barack Obama Scholars, the prestigious leadership training program that has been re-imagined to make it available to more...
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