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.

Author Jennifer Eberhardt
February 23, 2021

A social psychologist at Stanford University and recipient of the 2014 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant, Jennifer L. Eberhardt studies the consequences of the psychological association between race and crime.

Keisha Blain
January 29, 2021

Blain—historian, author and president of the African American Intellectual History Society—has been named Occidental College’s Stafford Ellison Wright Black Alumni Scholar-in-Residence this year.

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.

Latinx graduation photo
September 21, 2020

For this year’s Latinx Heritage Month, taking place September 15 through October 15, virtual events and exhibits will celebrate Latinx heritage at Occidental and in the creative world.

Sky writing from In Plain Sight activism
July 3, 2020

In partnership with Oxy Arts, a nationwide collective of 80 artists and activists will launch In Plain Sight on July 3-4—an ambitious site- and time-specific effort to make visible the injustices of the world’s largest immigration detention system.

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
March 4, 2020

Sharing stories and insight from the frontlines of the Flint water crisis, physician, scientist and whistleblower Mona Hanna-Attisha spoke on campus Feb. 28 as part of the Phi Beta Kappa speaker series.

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
February 27, 2020

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the physician, scientist and activist who exposed the Flint water crisis will speak on “What the Eyes Don’t See: Stories From the Front Lines of the Flint Water Crisis” at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 28 in Choi Auditorium as the 2020 Occidental College Phi Beta Kappa speaker.

Former U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.)
February 6, 2020

Speaking on the day the Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump in his historic impeachment trial, former U.S. Senator Jeff Flake expressed deep concern about the future of the Republican Party as Occidental College’s 2020 Jack Kemp ’57 Distinguished Lecturer.

Joe Solmonese
January 31, 2020

“Repealing ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’: Lessons Learned and Where We Are Today,” the third in Occidental College’s Barack Obama Scholars Program Speaker Series, will be presented on Thursday, February 27 at 3:30 p.m. in Choi Auditorium.

Oxy volunteers at the Audubon Center at Rio de Los Angeles Park
January 28, 2020

More than 250 students, faculty, alumni and staff participated in Occidental’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event on Jan. 25, with volunteers at twelve sites across Los Angeles.

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