Professor John McCormack Named AAAS Fellow
Professor of Biology John McCormack, director and curator of Occidental College’s Moore Lab of Zoology, has been selected as a 2023 American Association for the Advancement of...
Portrait of John McCormack in the Moore Lab of Zoology

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Eagerly Anticipated New Residence Hall Opens
"Whoa!" Such was Chris Kyles ’08’s reaction when he first opened the door of his single at Rangeview Hall, which opened to students on Jan. 19.
Robert Skotheim Named President of Occidental College
Robert A. Skotheim, former president of Whitman College and retired president of the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, has been appointed president of...
Cross Country Captures 2 SCIAC TItles
Entering the meet the teams were seeded first (women) and second (men) but by the end of the competition both Tigers squads could call themselves SCIAC Champions.
"The Soldier's Skin" Exhibition Runs Through Nov. 17
In what appears to be a new trend, surviving combat soldiers are transforming their bodies into grave markers.
Author Anne Lamott Shares Secrets
Unflinching honesty and "friendly yet firm" self-discipline are two key traits shared by successful writers, author Anne Lamott told the audience at Occidental College’s Thorne...
Violinist Hilary Hahn to Perform Oct. 19
Grammy-winning violin virtuoso Hilary Hahn will perform with pianist Valentina Lisitsa in her only Southern California recital this season in Occidental College’s Thorne Hall on...
Motown's Gordy Advises Class of 2007
Motown founder Berry Gordy shared his philosophy of life — "my weapons against confusion and despair" — and some of the secrets of his own success as a songwriter, producer, and...
Berry Gordy to Speak at Commencement
Berry Gordy, founder of Motown Records and of a school of music that crossed racial divides and helped transform American popular tastes, will be the featured commencement speaker...
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