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An Icelandic landscape, the site of student-faculty research
September 23, 2019

The next chapter of Richter research at Occidental College allows students to engage closely with faculty as research partners and mentees during intensive international field study.

Occidental faculty were honored at the College's 2019 Convocation ceremony.
August 27, 2019

Four Occidental College professors were honored for exceptional teaching, scholarship and service August 27 as the Class of 2023 was formally welcomed to the Oxy community at the College’s 125th annual Convocation ceremony.

Occidental College Professor Broderick Fox
August 9, 2019

For the second time in three years, a script by Occidental College’s Broderick Fox has been awarded top honors in the University Film & Video Association's Juried Scriptwriting Competition.

Occidental College professor and composer Adam Schoenberg
August 5, 2019

Two Occidental College faculty won Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards for their work on the 2018 television documentary That Far Corner: Frank Lloyd Wright in Los Angeles.

Occidental College art professor and artist Linda Lyke
June 13, 2019

A new solo exhibition by Occidental College’s Linda Lyke, Field Notes: When Taxonomy Becomes Iconography, will continue through August 4 at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton.

Professor Ainsley LeSure
May 28, 2019

Occidental’s Ainsley LeSure has been awarded a Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship and a visiting faculty fellowship at Brown University that will support a sabbatical year of work on her latest book, an exploration of the tenacity of racial injustice.

Sophal Ear, Occidental College associate professor of diplomacy & world affairs
May 23, 2019

Occidental College’s Sophal Ear has been named a recipient of the 2019 Tobis Medal, bestowed annually by the UC Irvine Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality to people prominent in their chosen field who have also given back to society.

Gibby Professor of Science Margi Rusmore
April 25, 2019

Geology Professor Margi Rusmore, an internationally known scholar in structural geology and tectonics, has been named the inaugural Michael G. Gibby ’68 and Barbara J. Gibby ’68 Professor of Science at Occidental College.

Professor Kelema Moses
March 21, 2019

Occidental College’s Kelema Lee Moses is one of 10 recipients of a 2019 Getty Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art, awarded to encourage projects that make substantial and original contributions to the understanding of art and its history.

November 30, 2018

Over the past half-century, Robert Winter and the late David Gebhard’s An Architectural Guidebook to Los Angeles has been called "groundbreaking," "iconic" and "immortal." Reyner Banham began his seminal 1971 book Los Angeles: The Architecture of Four Ecologies by recording "his profound and fundamental debt" to Winter and Gebhard.

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