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March 27, 2018

Established in 1965, the ACE Fellows Program is designed to strengthen institutions and leadership in higher education by identifying and preparing faculty and staff for senior administrative positions through its mentorship model. More than 2,000 faculty and staff have participated in the program, with more than 80 percent going on to serve as senior leaders of colleges and universities.

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March 22, 2018

Occidental is ranked No. 16 among small schools on the Peace Corps’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 11 Tigers currently volunteering worldwide.

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March 16, 2018

Speaking at the May 20 ceremony in Remsen Bird Hillside Theater on the Occidental campus will be Sara El-Amine ’07, political consultant and former head of Organizing for America; Ann (Zwicker) Kerr-Adams ’56, author and advocate for international education; Cathie (Young) Selleck ’55, pioneering tech business executive; and Maya Soetoro-Ng, peace and conflict resolution educator.

March 15, 2018

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was being interviewed by Hawthorne, Los Angeles Times architecture critic and Occidental professor of practice, as part of Occidental’s popular 3rd LA series when Hawthorne asked how the design of every-day new projects in the city could be improved.

March 13, 2018

Launched last fall, the interdisciplinary computer science major is one of a growing number of programs established at liberal arts colleges that look beyond a narrow vocational approach to the field.

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March 13, 2018

She is the 15th Luce Scholar from Occidental College since this prestigious award was initiated in 1974.

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March 5, 2018

Students submit detailed proposals for independent research projects. Winners are selected by a faculty committee consisting of the chairs of the eight participating departments. The 2018-19 recipients are:

·      Anne Marie Crooke '19, a biochemistry major from London. She will be working with Assistant Professor Jeff Cannon in chemistry.

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March 1, 2018

But Morrissey plans to return to La Selva this summer, thanks to a $10,000 Graves Award in the Humanities she recently received that will allow her to continue her exploration of the question of how scientific knowledge is related to valuing nature –- until now, a question of moral philosophy that has received little attention.

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February 28, 2018

Ten percent of workers have been homeless at some point in the last two years; two-thirds don’t have enough food to eat three meals a day; and three-quarters report being unable to pay all their bills each month, according to the 125-page report, "Working for the Mouse."

February 22, 2018

One, Kovarikia oxy, named after Occidental College, was found in Eaton Canyon in Altadena and "probably exists in other canyons in the San Gabriels," McCormack said. This newly identified species of scorpion "has both genetic and morphological features that make it distinct from its closest relatives in nearby mountain ranges."

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