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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.

New Occidental study provides new hope for kelp beds devastated by sea urchins
April 21, 2021

A massive die-off of purple sea urchins off the Southern California coast in 2015 provides new evidence that deliberate efforts to cull urchins can be a key strategy to bring back giant kelp forests and the high-value commercial marine species they support, a new Occidental College study has found.

Occidental College Professor Sophal Ear
April 16, 2021

Occidental College’s Sophal Ear has been named as one of 40 Changemakers by the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) program, the non-profit organization that seeks to increase diversity in the public service sector. To honor PPIA’s 40th anniversary, the organization is highlighting the accomplishments of its alumni.

Oxy faculty members
March 25, 2021

Occidental faculty combine teaching and research in equal measure, with each informing the other.

Nurses in Japan wearing PPE Portraits
February 22, 2021

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 liberal arts.

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