News

Keep up to date on Oxy’s latest news and events. For more information, contact the College’s Office of Marketing and Communications at (323) 259-2677.

October 24, 2008

Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Steve Coll ’80 shared his thoughts on terrorism, Iraq, and Afghanistan, among other topics, in talks to the Occidental College community Oct. 22.

October 3, 2008

For those on tenterhooks about the November election, presidential scholar Thomas Cronin’s take may relieve the tension: "Obama is going to win. And he may win big.

September 30, 2008

Can a film change the world?

September 25, 2008

When Barack Obama ’83 became the Democratic presidential nominee, it was the latest step in a historic career of public service that began almost 30 years ago on the Occidental College campus.

September 22, 2008

After months of preparation, Occidental College today unveiled its new portal, myOxy, a personalized and dynamic access point to web-based services and information for faculty, staff and students.

August 28, 2008

The constancy of change and its fundamental role in the Occidental experience for each generation of students was the theme of President Bob Skotheim’s speech at Wednesday’s annual convocation ceremony in Thorne Hall.

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.

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