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March 27, 2018

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.

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March 22, 2018

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.

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March 16, 2018

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.

March 15, 2018

Christopher Hawthorne’s latest career move began a year ago with a conversation on the stage of Occidental’s Thorne Hall.

March 13, 2018

It took Occidental’s new computer science major less than a year to make front-page news in the Los Angeles Times.

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March 13, 2018

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. 

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March 5, 2018

Occidental College has named its 2018-2019 Science Scholars, four of Occidental's best students in the fields of biochemistry, biology, chemistry, cognitive science, geology, kinesiology, physics and psychology.

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March 1, 2018

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. 

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February 28, 2018

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.

February 22, 2018

Occidental associate professor of biology John McCormack is co-author of a new study that identifies two new species of scorpion native to Southern California. 

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