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.

Occidental College's 2019 Blyth Fund stock pitch team
May 8, 2019

An Occidental Blyth Fund team walked away with second place in Stanford Finance’s Stock Pitch Championship as a first-time entry in the annual competition that attracts teams from across the country.

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April 30, 2019

Students, staff and faculty gathered for the Student Leadership Awards ceremony on April 30, which celebrates outstanding student leaders and organizations across campus.

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.

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April 25, 2019

Seven graduating Occidental College seniors and one recent alumna will be headed abroad next year to teach and conduct research as winners of prestigious Fulbright scholarships.

Prayer flags in Sikkim
April 24, 2019

Two Oxy seniors with an innovative digital approach to preserving language and history and a recent alumna working with migrants in Morocco have been awarded Davis Projects for Peace grants.

Kevin Mulroy Oxy Librarian
March 22, 2019

Kevin Mulroy, the former A.J. McFadden Dean of The Claremont Colleges Library, has been named College Librarian at Occidental College following a national search.

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.

Thorne Hall on campus
March 17, 2019

A professional football player, a socially responsible entrepreneur and a set designer/local historian are among this year’s recipients of the Alumni Seal Award, which will be presented by the Occidental College Alumni Board of Governors during Reunion Weekend, June 21–23.

Oxy's 2019 science scholars
February 28, 2019

Five Occidental College students collaborating with faculty in the fields of biochemistry, chemistry, physics, geology and kinesiology have been named 2019-20 Science Scholars and presented with research grants funded by the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris and Fletcher Jones foundations.

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February 11, 2019

For the fourteenth 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.

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