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.

2020 Oxy Science Scholars Matt Aleksey, Gabe Gregory and Jackie Dall
April 8, 2020

Three Occidental College students collaborating with faculty in the fields of geology and physics have been named 2020-21 Science Scholars and presented with research grants funded by the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris and Fletcher Jones foundations.

Digital Divide Impacts COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Compliance, New Study Finds
April 8, 2020

Regions with low-income populations and low Internet penetration are less likely to follow safe-at-home orders and are thus more vulnerable to the COVID-19 coronavirus, a new study by economists from Occidental College and the MIT Sloan School of Management has found.

Thorne Hall on Oxy's campus
April 3, 2020

President Jonathan Veitch announced this morning that Occidental’s 138th Commencement ceremony will be postponed to a date to be decided. 

Jackie Dall '21
March 30, 2020

Continuing a 30-year Occidental College tradition, Jackie Dall ’21 has been named a 2020 Goldwater Scholar. Dall is the 40th Oxy student to win the country’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarship in the sciences since the award was established in 1989.

Veterans housing
March 18, 2020

A renewed commitment to military veterans—complete with a dedicated housing unit—provides a sense of community to servicemembers making the transition to college life.

coronavirus
March 16, 2020

Find up-to-date information related to the status of the global COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak and how the College is anticipating and responding to its impact on our community. We’ve also created a helpful resource hub for faculty, students and staff, which will help you continue your Oxy work even while off campus.

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
March 4, 2020

Sharing stories and insight from the frontlines of the Flint water crisis, physician, scientist and whistleblower Mona Hanna-Attisha spoke on campus Feb. 28 as part of the Phi Beta Kappa speaker series.

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha
February 27, 2020

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, the physician, scientist and activist who exposed the Flint water crisis will speak on “What the Eyes Don’t See: Stories From the Front Lines of the Flint Water Crisis” at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 28 in Choi Auditorium as the 2020 Occidental College Phi Beta Kappa speaker.

Harry Elam Jr.
February 11, 2020

Harry J. Elam, Jr., vice provost for undergraduate education at Stanford University, has been selected as the 16th president of Occidental College, the college’s board of trustees announced today.

February 10, 2020

For the fifteenth 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.

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