News

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August 24, 2008

Returning students moving into Erdman, Wylie, and Bell-Young residence halls this week were thrilled to find the buildings had been completely renovated.

August 12, 2008

With the 2008 Olympic Games underway in Beijing, Occidental College proudly remembers its own Olympic athletes--including gold medalist Dr. Sammy Lee '43, who is marking 60 years since he first placed in diving in 1948.

August 5, 2008

The politics of HIV/AIDS, why people believe in ghosts, and the potential of what is known as Marangoni flow were among the student-faculty research projects showcased at Occidental College’s 13th annual Summer Research Conference July 30.

July 25, 2008

What began as an academic exercise in Occidental College Professor Derek Shearer’s "American Grand Strategy" class earlier this year — developing a comprehensive series of strategic foreign policy recommendations for America’s next president — has begun to attract national and even international attention.

July 16, 2008

The critically acclaimed Occidental Children’s Theater will present "Han Solo and Gretel," an original story, plus three adaptations of traditional folktales in its 13th season in the Remsen Bird Hillside Theater on the Occidental campus July 10 through Aug. 23.

July 12, 2008

Occidental College head women’s basketball coach Jaime Hoffman has been appointed athletic director at Occidental, effective Jan. 1. Hoffman has served as interim director since July 1.

June 20, 2008

Occidental College’s Kristi Upson-Saia received the Best First Article Prize from the North American Patristics Society (NAPS) for her article, "Caught in a Compromising Position: The Biblical Exegesis and Characterization of Biblical Protagonists in the Syriac Dialogue Hymns."

June 13, 2008

Next season, Occidental fans will have a whole new reason to cheer on Tiger athletic teams in Rush Gym. The facility is getting a $1.5-million facelift.

June 5, 2008

With a ringing vote of confidence, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa urged the Class of 2008 to assume a leadership role as part of "America's first truly global generation" at Occidental College's 126th commencement ceremony May 18 on the Occidental campus.

April 7, 2008

Heidi VanDerveer, who has more than two decades of experience on both the collegiate and professional levels, has been named head women’s basketball coach at Occidental College, Athletic Director Jaime Hoffman announced Monday.

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