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Dean’s Award Winners 2021
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.
2021 Student Leadership Awards Honor Exemplary Undergraduates
Occidental students, staff and faculty celebrate the annual tradition of Student Leadership Awards.
Two Occidental College Faculty Awarded Haynes Foundation Fellowships
Two Occidental College professors are the recipients of Haynes Foundation Faculty Fellowships that will allow them to document the financial toll of the COVID-19 pandemic on local...
Two Oxy Alumni Receive Prestigious Graduate Fellowships
Two recent Occidental College alumni have won prestigious national fellowships to pursue graduate studies in chemistry and American studies.
New Hope for Kelp Beds and Commercial Fisheries after Sea Urchin Devastation
A massive die-off of purple sea urchins off the Southern California coast in 2015 provides new evidence that deliberate efforts to cull urchins can be a key strategy to bring back...
Seven Win 2021 Alumni Seal Awards
An infectious disease specialist, a pioneering African American scientist and an advocate for LGBTQIA+ youth are among this year’s recipients of the Alumni Seal Award, which will...
Sophal Ear Named PPIA Changemaker
Occidental College’s Sophal Ear has been named as one of 40 Changemakers by the Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) program, the non-profit organization that seeks to...
2021-22 Science Scholars Named
Four Occidental College students collaborating with faculty mentors in the fields of biology, geology, chemistry and biochemistry have been named 2021-22 Science Scholars and...
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