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Occidental College has been selected to be a part of a nationwide, 15-institution cohort that will explore new ways to promote inclusive excellence in STEM higher education.
For the third year, Occidental College’s Music Department has been named as one of the world’s top music business programs by Billboard magazine.
As the newest faculty members in Oxy's Art and Art History Department this fall, Janna Ireland and Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III will be teaching photography and painting, respectively. But the impact these two artists--Oxy's first Mellon Faculty Diversity Initiative Post-Doctoral Fellows--will have on the department extends far beyond their initial teaching assignments.
A $2.5 million grant from the John Stauffer Charitable Trust of Pasadena will endow the new John Stauffer Chair of Chemistry to recognize exceptional professors who are acknowledged leaders in teaching, research and scholarship.
InternLA, Oxy’s annual paid internship program, allows talented Oxy students to gain real-world work experience over the summer with Los Angeles-based nonprofit organizations.
Occidental College has announced its 2022-23 cohort of Barack Obama Scholars, the prestigious leadership training program that has been re-imagined to make it available to more students based on their undergraduate performance and interests.
A $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund Occidental’s “Humanities for Just Communities” (HJC) program, a three-year collaborative teaching and community-engaged initiative that will introduce incoming and first-year students to the problem-solving power of the humanities to advance health equity, migrant justice and freedom struggles.
Through Occidental’s inaugural Presidential Professorship, writer and social justice activist Roxane Gay will teach courses at the College during the spring 2022 semester.
More than 100 students have convened at Occidental for the annual 10-week research program, some living and learning on campus for the very first time.
Created for first-year students in a remote learning environment, the new programs pair in-depth academics with real-world action, exemplifying the potential and vitality of the liberal arts.