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Speaking to about 70 students, alumni, faculty and staff in Choi Auditorium on September 25, Brickman—who majored in economics at Oxy and has served as president and CEO of Denton, Texas-based Sally Beauty Holdings since February 2015—encouraged his audience to "focus on growing as much as winning" in their own leadership journeys. "Beware of the successes—celebrate them and move on," he said.
Once one of Southern California’s most important rail yards, the Bowtie is now an open site overlooking a lush stretch of the Glendale Narrows, where vegetation has reclaimed building foundations and migratory birds flock to the river.
The three-year grant, which will fund in September and run through 2021, will upgrade and digitize the Vantuna Research Group (VRG) collection of roughly 686,000 specimens, integrating the collection into the Moore Laboratory of Zoology (MLZ). The collection is currently housed on the first floor of the Moore Lab.
The Tigers’ season debut—the first time an American team had travelled to Mexico to play the CETYS Zorros on their home turf—was the product not just of a long bus ride but a months-long effort to overcome adversity and get back on the field.
History professor Lisa Sousa was awarded the prestigious Graham L. Sterling Memorial Award, established in 1972 to recognize a faculty member with a distinguished record of teaching, service and professional achievement.
The 2018-19 recipients of the $3,000 scholarships intended for Mexican and Mexican-origin students are Janeth Aparicio ’20, an art and art history major from Los Angeles; Melissa Morales ’19, a Spanish studies and diplomacy and world affairs major from Wadsworth, Illinois; and Dalia Quezada ’20, an urban and environmental policy major from Alameda.
All across campus, roommates met for the first time, parents chatted, and staff and faculty members helped new students move in to their dorms. A sense of excitement, nervousness, and possibility permeated the air as Orientation Week 2018 began. Meet a few of the incoming students who are now calling Oxy home.
Starting in fall 2018, 60 competitively selected applicants—just 12 from small liberal arts colleges—will become part of cohorts of 12 Coro participants in five U.S. cities.
Qualified students are placed in paid, full-time internship positions in organizations across the city of Los Angeles. Lasting 10 weeks, the program gives students the opportunity to gain real-world experience and explore their career interests as undergraduates.