Professor John McCormack Named AAAS Fellow
Professor of Biology John McCormack, director and curator of Occidental College’s Moore Lab of Zoology, has been selected as a 2023 American Association for the Advancement of...
Portrait of John McCormack in the Moore Lab of Zoology

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Move-in Day 2023
On the heels of Tropical Storm Hilary, Occidental College extended a sunny and dry welcome to members of the Class of 2027 and their families as they arrived on campus.
Adam Kinzinger to Speak at Occidental College Sept. 7 as Distinguished Kemp Lecturer
Adam Kinzinger, a former congressman and member of the Select Committee that investigated the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, is Occidental College’s 2023 Jack Kemp ’57...
Prof. Shana Goffredi and Students Embark on Oceanic Research Expedition
Professor of Biology Shana Goffredi and two Occidental College students joined a two-week expedition on the Atlantis research vessel, which utilizes the deep-sea submersible ALVIN.
Summer Leadership Program Prepares Students in Pursuit of the Public Good
Through a series of leadership trainings and social events, a new cohort of Obama Scholars at Occidental develops skills and cohesion that will propel them through the College’s...
Summer Research Program Inspires New Discoveries and Fruitful Collaborations
The flagship program of Occidental's Undergraduate Research Center offers students an opportunity to conduct paid research in close collaboration with professors. This year’s...
Prof. Will Power’s Acclaimed Play Makes Center Theatre Group Debut
Will Power , assistant professor of theater and performance studies, made his Center Theatre Group debut with his play Fetch Clay, Make Man , running from June 18 to July 16 at the...
Six Join Occidental Board of Trustees
The Occidental College Board of Trustees is pleased to welcome six new members to its ranks. They bring skills and expertise as well as passion for Occidental’s mission.
Prof. Benjamin Weiss ’16 Named Fulbright Scholar
Benjamin Weiss ’16, assistant professor of sociology, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Fellowship to teach and do research in Lithuania in spring 2024.
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