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February 10, 2020

For the fifteenth 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.

January 8, 2020

Five years ago during the West African Ebola epidemic, Occidental Professor Mary Beth Heffernan read first-person accounts from patients who were terrified by the anonymous head-to-toe personal protection (PPE) suits worn by their caregivers.

Matterhorn in Switzerland
October 18, 2019

Robin Craggs, Occidental College’s executive director of international programs, was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award October 17 by IES Abroad, the non-profit academic consortium of 270 top-tier U.S. colleges and universities and leading provider of study abroad programs.

Students walking across campus
September 25, 2019

Can new conceptions of human rights be part of a more effective response to a wave of global xenophobic nationalism?

An Icelandic landscape, the site of student-faculty research
September 23, 2019

The next chapter of Richter research at Occidental College allows students to engage closely with faculty as research partners and mentees during intensive international field study.

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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.

Former Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes
April 22, 2019

The top threat to American national security is American politics, former Obama deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told an Occidental audience April 18 as part of the College’s Barack Obama Scholars Program Speakers Series.

Ben Rhodes
March 27, 2019

Ben Rhodes, former deputy national security advisor to President Barack Obama ’83 and author of a best-selling White House memoir, will speak at Occidental College on April 18 as part of the Barack Obama Scholars Program Speaker Series.

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.

Uganda is one of the countries where Oxy Peace Corps volunteers are working.
March 20, 2019

Occidental College is once again one of the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers among the country’s small colleges—a reflection of its long tradition of global engagement.

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