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The Tigers finish the season 19-6 overall, 12-4 in the SCIAC. They will host No. 3 seed and traditional rival Pomona-Pitzer at Rush Gym on Friday at 7 p.m. in the team's first home playoff game since 2008. The conference tournament determines the automatic bid to the NCAA Division III playoffs.
Currently the Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and professor of environmental science and policy at Harvard University, Holdren also served as science adviser to President Barack Obama from January 2009 to January 2017, the longest-serving science adv
This is the eighth consecutive year Occidental has hosted the L.A. County Science Olympiad, but this year only students in first through fifth grades will be competing on campus. (Middle and high school students will compete at other area college campuses on different dates.)
Among the alumni staging their work will be Anne Garcia Romero ‘87, whose plays have been performed at the New York Shakespeare Festival, the Mark Taper Forum, and the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference; Erik Patterson ’00, Ovation Award-nominated playwright and Emmy-nominated TV writer; and Rachel Noll ’08, actress, screenwriter and filmmaker known for her indie feature Don’t Pass
"Los Angeles can, should, and will lead in building the healthier and more prosperous world that we dream of for our children and grandchildren," Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday in a campus speech announcing the joint effort.
In addition, the study, co-authored by Bhavna Shamasunder, assistant professor of urban and environmental policy at Occidental College, shows that many South Los Angeles residents don’t realize they live in close proximity to active urban oil wells and would not know how to contact regulators about the ill effects they suffer as a result.
Oxy is ranked highly in the latest editions of major college guides, including U.S. News & World Report, Princeton Review’s The Best 382 Colleges, the Fiske Guide to Colleges, The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.
Occidental remains a safe distance from Southern California wildfires, including the Creek fire, the closest to campus, which is now 98 percent contained. Air quality on campus remains good, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District. Wind has not been a factor on campus this week.