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Occidental College’s ongoing effort to diversify its faculty has received a major boost from a five-year, $950,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that will fund a total of nine one-year postdoctoral fellowships in the arts and humanities.
OXY ARTS, Occidental College's public art space rooted in social justice and community organizing, is pleased to announce Encoding Futures, a two-part exhibition and public program series featuring artists working across artificial intelligence systems and augmented reality to propose more just visions of the future.
A $68,000 California Community Foundation (CCF) grant is making it possible for Occidental College’s Upward Bound program to continue to provide safe, in-person college-prep services to low-income high school students from Northeast Los Angeles despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Heather McGhee, New York Times bestselling author of The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, will join President Elam on August 2 at 2 p.m. for a virtual conversation open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni and families.
A three-year, $247,500 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation will fund Occidental’s latest effort to increase the number of academically talented underrepresented and first-generation students pursuing degrees in the sciences.
David T. Carreon Bradley has been named Occidental College’s new vice president for equity and justice and chief diversity officer after an extensive national search.
Each year, the Dean of Students recognizes seniors who, through their involvement on and off campus, embody Oxy’s four pillars of Equity, Excellence, Community and Service.
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.
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.