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.

Summer 2021 REAP student group
June 21, 2021

A three-year, $247,500 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation will fund Occidental’s latest effort to increase the number of academically talented underrepresented and first-generation students pursuing degrees in the sciences.

Swan Hall with flowering trees
May 10, 2021

Each year, the Dean of Students recognizes seniors who, through their involvement on and off campus, embody Oxy’s four pillars of Equity, Excellence, Community and Service.

Oxy campus with roses
May 3, 2021

Occidental students, staff and faculty celebrate the annual tradition of Student Leadership Awards.

Occidental College 2021 Science Scholars
April 8, 2021

Four Occidental College students collaborating with faculty mentors in the fields of biology, geology, chemistry and biochemistry have been named 2021-22 Science Scholars and presented with research grants funded by the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris and Fletcher Jones foundations.

image of Colombia
March 18, 2021

For the sixteenth 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 Fulbright rankings.

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.

Jordan Walker '21
February 16, 2021

The economics major is one of 18 students and young professionals chosen nationwide this year for the prestigious award, which funds a year of study and professional development in Asia.

Oxy students at the Apollo Night performance
January 27, 2021

This year’s Black History Month expands opportunities to virtually commemorate Black history and achievement, on campus and beyond.

A dwarf galaxy in space
January 20, 2021

Tehreem Hai ’23 attended the virtual conference this January to share her research on merging galaxies and super star clusters with more than 3,000 other scientists.

a graphic showing infographics about spanish language in the US
January 11, 2021

Students in a remote version of the linguistics class create bilingual, publicly facing work that aims to address sociolinguistic justice.

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