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A survey of the art of Occidental's Linda Besemer is at the Kleefled Contemporary.
February 15, 2022

The works of two Occidental College faculty artists are featured in two new Southern California exhibitions that opened this month.

Writer and activist Roxane Gay
January 25, 2022

Through Occidental’s inaugural Presidential Professorship, writer and social justice activist Roxane Gay will teach courses at the College during the spring 2022 semester.

(l to r) Profs. Kristi Upson-Saia, Sharla Fett and Amy Lyford
December 8, 2021

Three Occidental College professors have been appointed to some of the oldest, most prestigious named professorships at the College.

(l to r) Profs. Arthur Saint-Aubin, Mary Beth Heffernan, Diana Ngo, Ross Lerner, Anne Yu, Mary Christianakis
November 3, 2021

Six Occidental College professors were honored for exceptional teaching, scholarship and service at a November 2 campus reception hosted by Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College Wendy Sternberg.

Occidental College Prof. Dolores Trevizo to Deliver Sterling Lecture
September 24, 2021

Occidental College Sociology Professor Dolores Trevizo ’88 (right) will present Occidental’s annual Sterling Lecture on September 30, a presentation delayed for 18 months by the pandemic.

Oxy oak trees
September 15, 2021

Occidental College’s ongoing effort to diversify its faculty has received a major boost from a five-year, $950,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will fund a total of nine one-year postdoctoral fellowships in the arts and humanities.

Jennifer Piscopo
July 21, 2021

The associate professor of politics is heading the Center for Research and Scholarship (CRS), which supports, promotes, and builds community around faculty research, scholarship and professional achievement.

Denise Bauer and Eric Garcetti
July 12, 2021

An Occidental College alumna and a former faculty member have been nominated

Racial differences in women’s use of personal care products may contribute to health inequities, survey reveals
May 26, 2021

A large survey of women in California shows significant racial and ethnic differences in the types of personal care products they use on a daily basis.

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.

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