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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.

Oxy Arts on York
May 22, 2019

Oxy Arts, Occidental College’s community-based arts hub, will formally open the doors of its newly renovated York Boulevard space on Wednesday, May 22 with a 5 p.m. community open house, the first in a series of four over the next week.

2019 Dean's Awards winners pose with dean Rob Flot
May 13, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30, five members of the graduating Class of 2019 received a Dean's Award at the Student Leadership Awards ceremony.

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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.

A green playground increases physical activity among students.
March 27, 2019

Replacing playground asphalt with grass, trees and other natural features increases physical activity and creative play among students while reducing physical and verbal conflict, a new Occidental College study has found.

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January 29, 2019

(Re)Designing LA, a public-events series led by Occidental College Professor of Practice Christopher Hawthorne, Los Angeles’ first-ever chief design officer, will call on a broad cast of experts and activists to explore how the city can promote innovative design while addressing climate change and guarding against displacement and the erasure of neighborhood culture and histo

December 13, 2018

Continuing a two decade-old collaboration, Occidental College will again be the leading partner of the Los Angeles Unified School District in its Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP 4 LA) to increase the number of low-income students completing postsecondary education. 

David Plouffe poses with the first group of Obama Scholars
October 22, 2018

American politics may be "ugly, small and unimaginative," but the only way to change the country’s direction is to win elections, former Obama campaign manager and White House senior advisor David Plouffe told an Occidental College audience October 19.

October 3, 2018

Occidental College students worked with Los Angeles city officials over the summer in a continuing effort to accelerate and measure the city’s pursuit of sustainable, inclusive, and equitable growth as part of a unique global initiative backed by 193 countries.

September 6, 2018

South of Fletcher: Stories from the Bowtie, a photo exhibition about a complicated site on the Los Angeles River, will be on display at Occidental College’s Weingart Gallery September 13 – November 4. The show is part of a larger multi-platform storytelling project by Fonografia Collective, produced by Clockshop.

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