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The top threat to American national security is American politics, former Obama deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told an Occidental audience April 18 as part of the College’s Barack Obama Scholars Program Speakers Series.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will be the featured speaker at Occidental College’s 137th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 19.
Replacing playground asphalt with grass, trees and other natural features increases physical activity and creative play among students while reducing physical and verbal conflict, a new Occidental College study has found.
Ben Rhodes, former deputy national security advisor to President Barack Obama ’83 and author of a best-selling White House memoir, will speak at Occidental College on April 18 as part of the Barack Obama Scholars Program Speaker Series.
Taking advantage of its location in Los Angeles, Occidental College’s Music Department has developed one of the country’s top music industry programs, according to Billboard magazine.
Kevin Mulroy, the former A.J. McFadden Dean of The Claremont Colleges Library, has been named College Librarian at Occidental College following a national search.
Occidental College’s Kelema Lee Moses is one of 10 recipients of a 2019 Getty Foundation/American Council of Learned Societies Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History of Art, awarded to encourage projects that make substantial and original contributions to the understanding of art and its history.
Occidental College is once again one of the top producers of Peace Corps volunteers among the country’s small colleges—a reflection of its long tradition of global engagement.
A professional football player, a socially responsible entrepreneur and a set designer/local historian are among this year’s recipients of the Alumni Seal Award, which will be presented by the Occidental College Alumni Board of Governors during Reunion Weekend, June 21–23.
Law professor, civil rights advocate and intersectional theorist Kimberle Crenshaw will speak at 12 noon on Friday, April 5 in Choi Auditorium as the 2019 Occidental College Phi Beta Kappa speaker.