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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.

Music production class at Occidental College's highly ranked music program.
March 25, 2019

Taking advantage of its location in Los Angeles, Occidental College’s Music Department has developed one of the country’s top music industry programs, according to Billboard magazine.

Kevin Mulroy Oxy Librarian
March 22, 2019

Kevin Mulroy, the former A.J. McFadden Dean of The Claremont Colleges Library, has been named College Librarian at Occidental College following a national search.

Professor Kelema Moses
March 21, 2019

Occidental College’s Kelema Lee Moses is one of 10 recipients of a 2019 Getty Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art, awarded to encourage projects that make substantial and original contributions to the understanding of art and its history.

Uganda is one of the countries where Oxy Peace Corps volunteers are working.
March 20, 2019

Occidental College is once again one of the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers among the country’s small colleges—a reflection of its long tradition of global engagement.

Thorne Hall on campus
March 17, 2019

A professional football player, a socially responsible entrepreneur and a set designer/local historian are among this year’s recipients of the Alumni Seal Award, which will be presented by the Occidental College Alumni Board of Governors during Reunion Weekend, June 21–23.

Kimberle Crenshaw
March 12, 2019

Law professor, civil rights advocate and intersectional theorist Kimberle Crenshaw will speak at 12 noon on Friday, April 5 in Choi Auditorium as the 2019 Occidental College Phi Beta Kappa speaker.

Oxy's 2019 science scholars
February 28, 2019

Five Occidental College students collaborating with faculty in the fields of biochemistry, chemistry, physics, geology and kinesiology have been named 2019-20 Science Scholars and presented with research grants funded by the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris and Fletcher Jones foundations.

Oxy Men's basketball team members
February 16, 2019

The Occidental men's basketball team scrapped its way past No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer 64-63 at Rush Gym on Saturday, spoiling the Sagehens' undefeated conference season.

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February 11, 2019

For the fourteenth consecutive year, Occidental College is one of the country's top producers of student Fulbright Awards, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual Fulbright rankings.

A street intersection in Pasadena, California
February 10, 2019

The economic divide between top-income and low-income households in Pasadena continues to widen, driven by increasingly expensive housing and low wages, according to a new report from Occidental College’s Urban and Environmental Policy Institute.

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