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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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."