News

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.

Prof. Jeffrey Cannon and students in the chemistry lab
November 8, 2022

Associate Professor of Chemistry Jeffrey Cannon ’07 is one of eight 2022 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars nationwide named by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. The prestigious award honors young faculty in the chemical sciences who have created an outstanding independent body of scholarship and are deeply committed to undergraduate education.

Janna Ireland and Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III join Occidental College Art & Art History Dept.
September 26, 2022

As the newest faculty members in Oxy's Art and Art History Department this fall, Janna Ireland and Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III will be teaching photography and painting, respectively. But the impact these two artists--Oxy's first Mellon Faculty Diversity Initiative Post-Doctoral Fellows--will have on the department extends far beyond their initial teaching assignments.

Five Oxy Faculty Honored for Teaching, Scholarship and Service
September 14, 2022

Five Occidental College professors were honored for exceptional teaching, scholarship and service Sept. 13 in the Colleges annual faculty awards ceremony.

John Stauffer Charitable Trust Endows John Stauffer Chair of Chemistry at Occidental
September 14, 2022

A $2.5 million grant from the John Stauffer Charitable Trust of Pasadena will endow the new John Stauffer Chair of Chemistry to recognize exceptional professors who are acknowledged leaders in teaching, research and scholarship.

Choi Auditorium interior
September 12, 2022

The longstanding annual tradition is being reactivated with a full series of in-person events for the first time since the start of the pandemic.

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.

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