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 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.
Professor’s “Cinematic Concerto” Explores Intersection of Human Emotion and Artificial Intelligence
Grammy-nominated, Emmy-winning composer Adam Schoenberg’s cutting-edge new work invites listeners to consider the conflicts and connections between human and machine. It also...
Odelia Putterman ’23 and Jack Thomas-Colwell ’23 Named Goldwater Scholars
Continuing a 34-year Occidental College tradition, Odelia Putterman ’23 and Jack Thomas-Colwell ’23 have been named 2022 Goldwater Scholars. Putterman and Thomas-Colwell are the...
Occidental College Names 2022-23 Science Scholars
Five Occidental College students collaborating with faculty mentors in the fields of geology, physics, biochemistry, biology and chemistry have been named 2022-23 Science Scholars...
Oxy Unveils Three New and Newly Renovated Campus Spaces
Take a photographic tour of three beautiful and functional spaces on campus: the Fletcher Jones Foundation Computing Classroom, the Percussion Studio and Sycamore Glen.
Oxy Immersive Semesters Offer Breadth, Depth and Sense of Community
Created for first-year students in a remote learning environment, the new programs pair in-depth academics with real-world action, exemplifying the potential and vitality of the...
Oxy Awarded $1 Million NSF Grant To Address U.S. Shortage of STEM Graduates
A five-year, $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation will make it possible to build on the success of an Occidental College program addressing the national shortage...
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