News

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April 21, 2009

Assistant professor of chemistry Andrew K. Udit has been awarded a two-year, $50,000 American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund Undergraduate New Investigator grant.

April 17, 2009

The Occidental College Theater Department will stage "Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical," the classic ’60s counter-culture musical, beginning Thursday, April 17.

April 16, 2009

Sherry Lansing, CEO of The Sherry Lansing Foundation and former chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures, will be the featured speaker at Occidental College’s 127th graduation ceremony on May 17.

April 8, 2009

Donna Brazile, the veteran Democratic political strategist, professor, syndicated columnist, and best-selling author, called the election of Barack Obama ’83 a "mountaintop moment" and urged an Occidental audience to seize this opportunity for change as part of the First Tuesday Speaker series April 7.

April 1, 2009

For the second straight year, 34 Occidental students have been invited to the National Undergraduate Research Conference.

March 20, 2009

Award-winning author, teacher, and social critic Jonathan Kozol will speak on "Social Justice in Our Nation’s Separate and Unequal Schools" at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 4 at Occidental College as a part of the Phi Beta Kappa Speakers Series, underwritten by the Ruenitz Trust Endowment.

March 16, 2009

Lindsey Collins ’94 has an affection for little metal creatures—including the star of the film WALL-E, which she helped produce, and the Oscar the movie won this year for best animated feature.

March 13, 2009

Applications for admission to Occidental College have topped 6,000 for the first time ever, setting a new record for the 11th time in 12 years.

March 2, 2009

The Occidental College women's basketball team made history on Saturday, downing the University of La Verne 51-37 to clinch the 2009 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Postseason Tournament Championship and advance to the NCAA Division III playoffs for the first time in college history.

February 23, 2009

The Tigers will face the La Verne Leopards at home Saturday in the championship game of the 2009 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference post-season tournament after cruising to a 79-51 victory over the Whittier College Poets at Rush Gymnasium Thursday.

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