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.

Three Occidental College Graduates Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
June 14, 2022

A graduating Occidental senior and two alumni have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research fellowships, awarded annually to candidates in the sciences and social sciences who are pursuing a master’s degree or Ph.D.

Director of prehealth Kat Wang and students
May 5, 2022

A dinner reception was held to honor the achievements of the ‘pandemic cohort’ of pre-health students—which include a 72% admission rate to graduate programs—and inspire future applicants.

Warner Music Group executives speak to Occidental College students
April 8, 2022

Three top executives from Warner Music Group (WMG)—two Oxy alumni and a parent of a current student—provided insight into the rapidly evolving music and entertainment industry and offered some practical advice on how to break into the business in a March 28 panel presentation at Occidental.

Greenland is one possible destination for Occidental's student Fulbright applicants.
February 28, 2022

For the seventeenth 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.

Justin Dunnavant, archaeologist
February 1, 2022

Dunnavant is an archaeologist, assistant professor of anthropology at UCLA, and co-founder and president of the Society of Black Archaeologists.

The Twin Towers in NYC, pre 9/11
September 11, 2021

Twenty years after the attacks on the World Trade Center, we look back on September 11 through the lens of seven Occidental alumni who were witness to the events. This is a reprint of “New York Stories” by Andy Faught, which first appeared in the Winter 2002 issue of Occidental Magazine.

Oxy Students, Alumni Win 8 Fullbrights
July 15, 2021

Two graduating Occidental seniors and six recent alumni have been named winners of prestigious Fulbright scholarships to teach and conduct research in seven countries on four continents. A third senior was named an alternate.

Denise Bauer and Eric Garcetti
July 12, 2021

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

Kristine White
June 21, 2021

The English major and theater minor was part of a New York Times team that won a public service Pulitzer for its data-driven coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anne Cannon
June 16, 2021

Determined to make a difference in young people’s lives, Trustee Anne Wilson Cannon ’74 has made a multi-million-dollar estate gift to Occidental College that, when added to her previous giving, makes her the largest living individual donor in the College’s 134-year history.

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