News

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.

Prof. Jeffrey Cannon and students in the chemistry lab
November 8, 2022

Associate Professor of Chemistry Jeffrey Cannon ’07 is one of eight 2022 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars nationwide named by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. The prestigious award honors young faculty in the chemical sciences who have created an outstanding independent body of scholarship and are deeply committed to undergraduate education.

Dr. P. Gabrielle Foreman
November 4, 2022

Literary historian, digital humanist and 2022 MacArthur Fellow P. Gabrielle Foreman will speak on "Why Didn’t We Know?!: The Forgotten History of the Colored Conventions and 19th-Century Black Political Organizing" at 7 p.m. on November 7 in Occidental College's Choi Auditorium.

Ellie Findell '23 attended a White House meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris.
November 1, 2022

Former ASOC President Ellie Findell ’23 joined other student leaders from across the country in an October 14 meeting at the White House with Vice President Kamala Harris regarding reproductive rights and other pressing political issues on college campuses.

Kristina Kvien '87 discusses modern diplomacy as a Obama Scholars speaker at Occidental College.
October 29, 2022

Social media has had a huge impact on international diplomacy over the past decade--a reality that has played out most dramatically in Ukraine, career diplomat Kristina Kvien '87 P'20 told an Occidental College audience October 21.

Oxy Employs Variety of Methods to Reduce Water Usage
October 13, 2022

Oxy reduced its water usage by more than 2.9 million gallons over the summer as it responds to California's prolonged drought with a variety of different methods, allowing some lawns to turn brown while increasing drought-tolerant landscaping and improving its data gathe

Billboard Names Occidental College One of Top Music Programs
October 11, 2022

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.

Gabriela Cowperthwaite '93 with her camera
October 4, 2022

Gabriela Cowperthwaite ’93 screened her new documentary “The Grab” at the 2022 Toronto Film Festival (TIFF) this month.

Janna Ireland and Jose Guadalupe Sanchez III join Occidental College Art & Art History Dept.
September 26, 2022

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.

first year students warming up on the soccer field
September 22, 2022

First-year student athletes from across the country are finally coming together on campus this fall to practice, play, and develop a bond.

Five Oxy Faculty Honored for Teaching, Scholarship and Service
September 14, 2022

Five Occidental College professors were honored for exceptional teaching, scholarship and service Sept. 13 in the Colleges annual faculty awards ceremony.

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