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Occidental College Associate Professor of Politics Caroline Heldman recently was honored by Stanford University’s Program in Writing and Rhetoric and the city of West Hollywood for her work on issues of race and gender representation in the media and her advocacy on behalf of sexual assault survivors.
The American Council on Education (ACE) has named Eileen Spain, Occidental College’s Carl F. Braun Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of the College, an ACE Fellow for academic year 2018-19.
Occidental College is one of the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers among the country’s small colleges—a reflection of its long tradition of global engagement.
Occidental’s 2018 Commencement ceremony will celebrate Women in Leadership, and in a departure from traditional practice will feature four speakers -- women who over the past six decades have become leaders in fields ranging from technology and politics to international education and conflict resolution.
Kelsey Harpham ’11 has been named a Luce Scholar for 2018-19, one of just 18 scholars selected from among 162 candidates nominated by 73 colleges and universities across the United States.
Last summer, Occidental College’s Clair Morrissey spent two weeks at the Organization for Tropical Studies’ La Selva Biological Station and Reserve in the Costa Rican jungle. It’s one of the last places on earth you’d expect to find a philosophy professor carrying out her research.
Despite steady growth in attendance, ticket prices and revenues at Disneyland, the wages of a majority of park employees have declined in real dollars since 2000, leaving many struggling to make ends meet, according to a new study from Occidental College and the Los Angeles Economic Roundtable.