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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
May 19, 2019

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti urged the Class of 2019 to cross borders rather than build walls at Occidental College’s unusually wet and windy 137th Commencement ceremony on May 19.

Occidental College's iconic Thorne Hall
May 18, 2019

Occidental College launched the public phase of the Oxy Campaign For Good, a comprehensive effort to raise $225 million to strengthen its financial aid endowment and academic and co-curricular programs, at a May 18 Campaign Leadership Summit on the Occidental campus.

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.

Oxy students athletes Sabrina Degnan and Austin DeWitz
May 8, 2019

Sabrina Degnan and Austin DeWitz both took home SCIAC Field Athlete of the Year honors on Tuesday after standout senior seasons.

Occidental College's 2019 Blyth Fund stock pitch team
May 8, 2019

An Occidental Blyth Fund team walked away with second place in Stanford Finance’s Stock Pitch Championship as a first-time entry in the annual competition that attracts teams from across the country.

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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.

Gibby Professor of Science Margi Rusmore
April 25, 2019

Geology Professor Margi Rusmore, an internationally known scholar in structural geology and tectonics, has been named the inaugural Michael G. Gibby ’68 and Barbara J. Gibby ’68 Professor of Science at Occidental College.

Russia is among the eight countries to which 2019 Occidental Fulbright winners will be traveling.
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.

Prayer flags in Sikkim
April 24, 2019

Two Oxy seniors with an innovative digital approach to preserving language and history and a recent alumna working with migrants in Morocco have been awarded Davis Projects for Peace grants.

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.

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