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.

Occidental College's 2019 Blyth Fund stock pitch team
May 8, 2019

An Occidental Blyth Fund team walked away with second place in Stanford Finance’s Stock Pitch Championship as a first-time entry in the annual competition that attracts teams from across the country.

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April 30, 2019

Students, staff and faculty gathered for the Student Leadership Awards ceremony on April 30, which celebrates outstanding student leaders and organizations across campus.

Gibby Professor of Science Margi Rusmore
April 25, 2019

Geology Professor Margi Rusmore, an internationally known scholar in structural geology and tectonics, has been named the inaugural Michael G. Gibby ’68 and Barbara J. Gibby ’68 Professor of Science at Occidental College.

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April 25, 2019

Seven graduating Occidental College seniors and one recent alumna will be headed abroad next year to teach and conduct research as winners of prestigious Fulbright scholarships.

Prayer flags in Sikkim
April 24, 2019

Two Oxy seniors with an innovative digital approach to preserving language and history and a recent alumna working with migrants in Morocco have been awarded Davis Projects for Peace grants.

Former Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes
April 22, 2019

The top threat to American national security is American politics, former Obama deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told an Occidental audience April 18 as part of the College’s Barack Obama Scholars Program Speakers Series.

Commencement scene
April 7, 2019

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will be the featured speaker at Occidental College’s 137th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 19.

A green playground increases physical activity among students.
March 27, 2019

Replacing playground asphalt with grass, trees and other natural features increases physical activity and creative play among students while reducing physical and verbal conflict, a new Occidental College study has found.

Ben Rhodes
March 27, 2019

Ben Rhodes, former deputy national security advisor to President Barack Obama ’83 and author of a best-selling White House memoir, will speak at Occidental College on April 18 as part of the Barack Obama Scholars Program Speaker Series.

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.

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