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.

Professor Stierwalt and students at the AAS 2022 conference
January 19, 2023

Assistant Professor of Physics Sabrina Stierwalt was invited to give a plenary speech at the American Astronomical Society conference while her students presented their original research. 

Star Trek logo against an outer space background
November 16, 2022

Jamie Potter ’23 is one of only 12 students chosen for the fall program from a national pool.

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.

Ellie Findell '23 attended a White House meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris.
November 1, 2022

Former ASOC President Ellie Findell ’23 joined other student leaders from across the country in an October 14 meeting at the White House with Vice President Kamala Harris regarding reproductive rights and other pressing political issues on college campuses.

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.

Michael Gonzales '96
August 29, 2022

A career Foreign Service officer, Gonzales was nominated by President Joe Biden. He most recently served as deputy assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of African Affairs.

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.

campus
May 13, 2022

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.

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.

Front stairs to AGC building on campus
May 5, 2022

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

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