You might be surprised at how often Oxy faculty, students, and alumni are featured in the media.
We regularly compile highlights of the latest coverage of Oxy and its community members here in L.A. and around the world. Please note that some news links may require online registration or may expire after a period of time.
Nov. 23, 2020 - KABC-TV
Sofia Ben-Zaken '22 was interviewed while waiting for a COVID-19 test at Dodger Stadium.
Nov. 12, 2020 - Inside Higher Education
President Harry J. Elam, Jr. is quoted in a story on the newly formed Liberal Arts Colleges Racial Equity Leadership Alliance.
Nov. 2, 2020 - Grammy.com
Prof. Glenn Griffin is quoted in the latest episode of the Bob Marley "Legacy" documentary series.
Oct. 30, 2020 - Washington Post
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo co-authored an analysis of the recent vote in Chile to draft a new constitution.
Oct. 30, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted in a story on actress Charlotte Kirk's allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood executives.
Oct. 27, 2020 - New York Times
The passing of Tony-winning stage designer Ming Cho Lee '53 is reported.
Oct. 22, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Charles Dirks '61 and his anti-COVID-19 activism are featured.
Oct. 18, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Al Padilla '53, the legendary East Los Angeles football coach who passed away October 4, is profiled.
Oct. 16, 2020 - Dallas Morning News
How Cooper Raiff '20's first film, shot on a shoestring budget, won the coveted Best Narrative Feature prize when it premiered at SXSW.
Oct. 6, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Rick Cole '78 co-authors an op-ed on how to address corruption on the L.A. City Council.
Oct. 6, 2020 - Smithsonian
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo provides an analysis of how women have voted in the century since gaining suffrage in the United States.
Oct. 6, 2020 - Sydney Morning Herald
Prof. Sophal Ear comments on apparent Chinese military expansion in Cambodia.
Sept. 20, 2020 - New York Times
Margot Mifflin '82's new book, Looking For Miss America, is reviewed.
Sept. 1, 2020 - BBC World Service
Prof. Sophal Ear is interviewed about "Comrade" Duch, the Khmer Rouge prison chief who died at age 77.
Aug. 31, 2020 - The New Yorker
Margot Mifflin '82's new book, Looking for Miss America, is reviewed.
Aug. 31, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Professor of Physics Emeritus Herbert Segall's passing is reported.
Aug. 26, 2020 - Washington Post
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo co-authored an opinion piece reporting that women's leadership in the pandemic matters in ways you might not expect.
Aug. 25, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Laura Mosqueda '81 steps down as dean of USC Keck School of Medicine.
Aug. 24, 2020 - LAist
Dean of Admission Vince Cuseo is quoted on fall enrollment.
Aug. 23, 2020 - Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Dr. Namandje Bumpus '03 is the first Black woman to chair a department at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Aug. 19, 2020 - The Verge
NPP Director Erik Quezada '09 is quoted on the efforts of Oxy's First-Gen Coalition.
Aug. 18, 2020 - Diverse Issues in Higher Education
President Harry J. Elam Jr. is profiled.
Aug. 11, 2020 - Spectrum News 1
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted in a profile of Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris.
Aug. 2, 2020 - Los Angeles Review of Books
Oxy Arts Director Meldia Yesayan discusses how the pandemic's disruption should spark a rethinking of how art is produced, distributed and experienced.
July 29, 2020 - Washington Post
Callie Rice '24 is quoted in a story of college and university plans for fall.
July 29, 2020 - New York Times
Occidental is mentioned in a story about the pandemic-fueled uncertainty surrounding higher education this fall.
July 22, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Occidental is discussed as one of several California colleges and universities that have decided to provide all-remote instruction this fall.
July 26, 2020 - The Guardian
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the threat posed to Cambodians by the development of wetlands near Phnom Penh.
July 22, 2020 - NPR
Garrett Pittman '22 is one of several students interviewed about college decisions to provide all-remote instruction this fall.
July 21, 2020 - Washington Post
Prof. Phillip Ayoub's op-ed discusses the role of homophobia in Polish politics--and how the LGBTQIA community is responding.
July 21, 2020 - Hyperallergic
Oxy Art's innovative Streetview Video Series makes art available to the public despite the pandemic.
July 12, 2020 - Lahore Daily Times
Sophiya Shams Rafi '23's final paper for her first-year seminar is published in this leading Pakistani newspaper.
July 10, 2020 - Asia Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the increasingly close relationship between Cambodia and China.
July 3, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Oxy Arts' role in presenting a fall In Plain Sight exhibition is reported in a story about the national arts collaboration.
June 22, 2020 - Forward
Ella Rubin '24 co-authors an opinion piece on social media activism.
June 17, 2020 - Glamour
Prof. Erica Ball is interviewed about celebrating the Juneteenth holiday.
June 8, 2020 - Inside Higher Education
The pandemic's impact on admissions at Occidental and other private colleges is covered.
May 19, 2020 - Ms. Magazine
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo co-authors a piece on what the U.S. can learn from Mexico on women's issues.
May 15, 2020 - Stereogum
Professor of Practice Ramona Gonzalez '09 (Nite Jewel)'s latest track is featured.
May 14, 2020 - Washington Post
Prof. Xiao-huang Lin is cited in an obituary for novelist Yu Lihua.
May 13, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Men's Soocer Coach Rod Lafaurie is quoted regarding the new MLS Youth Development Program.
May 6, 2020 - New York Times
Dr. Barry Webber '78, a New York surgeon and frontline health care provider, died of COVID-19 complications.
April 27, 2020 - Billboard
Oxy has one of the country's top music business programs--one of only two liberal arts colleges on Billboard's annual list.
April 24, 2020 - Dallas Magazine
Cooper Raiff '20's debut feature won the top narrative prize at the South by Southwest Film Festival.
April 22, 2020 - Santa Barbara Independent
Dr. Robert Wright '73, head of Cottage Hospital's ICU in Santa Barbara, is profiled.
April 18, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Rick Cole '78 resigns as Santa Monica city manager in a disagreement over coronvirus-related budget cuts.
April 16, 2020 - BBC World News
Prof. Sophal Ear is interviewed on Cambodia's pending state of emergency legislation.
April 13, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Dean of Admission Vince Cuseo is quoted in a story on the impacts of the coronavirus on the college admission process.
April 13, 2020 - Ms. Magazine
Women are increasingly running for state office, winning, and having a real impact, Prof. Jennifer Piscopo writes.
April 11, 2020 - St. Paul Pioneer Press
Back at home, Ellie Findell '23 created a scavenger hunt for local kids whose schools are closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
April 9, 2020 - Medium
Prof. Daniel Snowden-Ifft is quoted on Occidental's sustainability efforts.
April 3, 2020 - Sydney Morning Herald
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the potential impact of China's "face mask" diplomacy in Southeast Asia.
March 15, 2020 - Medium
ER physician Rosny Daniel '09 tells what it's like to be a COVID-19 patient.
March 2, 2020 - Radio Free Asia
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on this month's joint Cambodian-Chinese military exercises.
Feb. 17, 2020 - New York Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on Cambodia's response to the coronavirus.
Feb. 11, 2020 - Los Angeles Times
Stanford's Harry J. Elam, Jr. is named Occidental's 16th president.
Feb. 2, 2020 - LA Weekly
Wanlass Artist-in-Residence Shizu Saldamando is interviewed.
Dec. 27, 2019 - Washington Post
Prof. Derek Shearer and several students are quoted in a column on political debates on college campuses.
Dec. 22, 2019 - New York Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the significance of the construction of a Chinese-backed airfield and naval port in Cambodia.
Dec. 2, 2019 - Washington Post
Prof. Peter Dreier co-authored an op-ed calling on the Baseball Hall of Fame to admit Marvin Miller.
Dec. 1, 2019 - New York Times
Prof. of Practice Christopher Hawthorne is quoted in a story on why shade is a mark of privilege in Los Angeles.
Nov. 25, 2019 - Washington Monthly
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on Chinese investment in Cambodia and South Asia.
Nov. 24, 2019 - New York Times
Gabriela Cowperthwaite '93's documentary Blackfish is named one of the Decade's 10 Most Influential Films.
Nov. 22, 2019 - Roll Call
Prof. Derek Shearer comments on impeachment inquiry testimony from Foreign Service officers.
Nov. 19, 2019 - Medium
Prof. Aleem Hossain offers advice to beginning screenwriters.
Nov. 18, 2019 - Pasadena Independent
The city of Pasadena unveils a permanent tribute to the late Prof. Bob Winter.
Nov. 15, 2019 - Men's Journal
Adventure filmmaker Mike Hoover '65 is profiled.
Nov. 14, 2019 - The Economist
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the latest developments in the Cambodian government's harsh treatment of its political opponents.
Nov. 12, 2019 - Money
Oxy is one of 75 U.S. schools that meets 100% of students' demonstrated financial need.
Nov. 6, 2019 - Wall Street Journal
The integrity of Oxy's Admission Office is featured in this front-page story.
Nov. 6, 2019 - Washington Post
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo co-authored an opinion piece on recent political protests in Latin America.
Nov. 5, 2016 - Hip Latina
Adjunct Prof. Desiree Zamorano is listed as one of "20 Chicana Writers You Should Know."
Nov. 5, 2019 - Fast Company
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted in a story on the historical roots of today's income inequality.
Oct. 26, 2019 - Ventura County Star
Adjunct Prof. Win McLaughlin is part of a team studying a major new fossil find.
Oct. 25, 2019 - HuffPost
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo is quoted on the circumstances surrounding the resignation of Rep. Katie Hill.
Oct. 24, 2019 - Medium
Prof. Aleem Hossain is interviewed about his new feature film, After We Leave.
Oct. 16, 2019 - New York Times
Tim Sanford '75 is stepping down after 25 years leading Playwrights Horizons, an influential non-profit Off-Broadway theater.
Oct. 9, 2019 - New York Times
Head Football Coach Rob Cushman is quoted in a story about the premature end to Grinnell College's football season.
Oct. 7, 2019 - Fresno Bee
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted on the role of toxic masculinity in mass shootings.
Oct. 6, 2019 - San Francisco Classical Voice
Prof. Adam Schoenberg discusses his latest composition, Losing Earth.
Oct. 5, 2019 - Globe and Mail
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted on the future of fraternities.
Oct. 2, 2019 - Al Jazeera
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the harassment of journalists by the Cambodian government.
Sept. 30, 2019 - Daily Beast
Prof. Bhavna Shamasunder is quoted in a story on the use of mercury in cosmetics.
Sept. 20, 2019 - KCET
Prof. Jan Lin's latest book, Taking Back The Boulevard, is discussed.
Sept. 20, 2019 - Voice of America
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the Cambodian government's attempt to label political opponents as terrorists.
Sept. 14, 2019 - Rafu Shimpo
Karalee Nakatsuka '89 is named 2019 California History Teacher of the Year.
Sept. 13, 2019 - Los Angeles Times
Erik Patterson '00's new play at the Echo Theater Co. is reviewed.
Sept. 13, 2019 - San Francisco Chronicle
A story on increasing noise levels in restaurants cites the research of Prof. John Lang.
Sept. 12, 2019 - Irish Times
Madeline Lancaster '04's research in brain development is featured.
Sept. 10, 2019 - KQED
"The North Pole," the web series directed by Yvan Iturriaga '03 and produced by Darren Colston '02, is featured.
Sept. 10, 2019 - The Guardian
Prof. Mijin Cha's co-authored opinion piece argues there doesn't have to be a tradeoff between climate action and jobs.
Sept. 9, 2019 - New York Times
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted on how men's underwear marketers appear to be embracing a new model of masculinity.
Sept. 1, 2019 - New York Times
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted on Los Angeles' role as a forefront in a new wave of labor organizing.
Aug. 4, 2019 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the impact of billions of dollars of Chinese investment in Cambodia.
Aug. 3, 2019 - KCBS-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman is interviewed about the Democratic presidential candidate debates.
July 29, 2019 - Riverside Press-Enterprise
Kay Ceniceros '60, Riverside County's first woman supervisor, has passed away.
July 29, 2019 - Chronicle of Higher Education
USC Health Sciences Ombuds Tom Kosakowski '88 is quoted in a story on the increasing numbers of campus ombuds.
Dec. 13, 2018 - Broadway World
Lencia Kebede '16, currently touring with the 20th anniversary tour of "Rent," is interviewed.
Dec. 11, 2018 - KPCC/LAist
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted in a story on USC's new sexual misconduct hotline.
Dec. 7, 2018 - U.S. News & World Report
President Jonathan Veitch is quoted in a story that explores the definition of the liberal arts.
Dec. 7, 2018 - San Francisco Chronicle
A 2015 study by Prof. Andrew Shtulman is cited in a story on children's belief in Santa Claus.
Dec. 5, 2018 - NBC News
Prof. Leslie Berntsen discusses the issue of Latinx students struggling with issues of self-hate.
Nov. 30, 2018 - Bloomberg
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo gives an assessment of incoming Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
Nov. 30, 2018 - Visalia Times-Delta
Sculptor Eric Peltzer '85 is profiled.
Nov. 27, 2018 - Asia Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is interviewed on the one-year anniversary of the forced dissolution of Cambodia's opposition party.
Nov. 26, 2018 - The Advocate
Actor Nik Dodani '15 -- cast in the revival of "Murphy Brown" -- is profiled.
Nov. 17, 2018 - Quartz
Prof. Dan Pondella is quoted on the surprising role of offshore oil rigs as artificial reefs.
Nov. 16, 2018 - Church Times
Prof. Juve Cortes writes about the impact (or lack thereof) of midterm elections on U.S.immigration policy.
Nov. 7, 2018 - Variety
Spike Lee is set to direct a movie adaptation of Roger Guenveur Smith '77's one-man show "Frederick Douglass Now."
Nov. 6, 2018 - Bloomberg
A new study on the links between fake news and social media co-authored by Prof. Lesley Chiou is covered.
Nov. 6, 2018 - PC Magazine
Prof. Aleksandra Sherman's research on neural synchrony is featured.
Nov. 6, 2018 - Businessweek
Prof. Derek Shearer is quoted in a profile of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.
Nov. 3, 2018 - The Economist
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the looming threat of European Union tariffs on the Cambodian garment inustry.
Nov. 2, 2018 - Los Angeles Times
L.A.'s quirky Triforium was temporarily back in action recently, thanks to the efforts of Tom Carroll '08 and Claire Evans '06.
Nov. 1, 2018 - New York Times
Mark Dery '82's new biography of Edward Gorey is featured.
Oct. 25, 2018 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted on the status of the Time's Up movement.
Oct. 18, 2018 - laist
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted in a joint KPCC/KQED story on California's gubernatorial race.
Oct. 16, 2018 - Harper's Bazaar
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted on how conventional attitudes toward sex contribute to rape culture.
Oct. 15, 2018 - Sina Weibo
President Jonathan Veitch is interviewed on liberal arts education while at Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi'an, China.
Oct. 12, 2018 - KPCC
Prof. Peter Dreier debates the pros and cons of California's Prop. 10, the rent control measure on the November ballot.
Oct. 11, 2018 - The Daily Meal
Oxy is ranked No. 22 on a list of country's Top 75 Colleges for Food. Only two other liberal arts colleges were ranked higher.
Oct. 10, 2018 - Forbes
Oxy is identified as a "West Coast Ivy League" college by college admission consultant David Montesano.
Oct. 3, 2018 - Voice of America
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's recent U.N. speech.
Sept. 29, 2018 - Los Angeles Review of Books
Graphic novelist Tom Manning '99 is interviewed.
Sept. 28, 2018 - MEL Magazine
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted on how cheerleading was until recently a male-dominated pursuit.
Sept. 27, 2018 - NPR
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted on Proposition 10, California's rent control measure on the November ballot.
Sept. 26, 2018 - Los Angeles Times
In a co-authored op-ed, Prof. Jennifer Piscopo addresses the issues raised by the current gender imbalance on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Sept. 21, 2018 - KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Sept. 9, 2018 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. John McCormack warns in an op-ed that U.S. public museums are vulnerable to the kind of fire that devastated Brazil's National Museum.
Sept. 8, 2018 - New York Times
Ian McKinnon '89's role with tennis great Roger Federer and others as founding partners of the sports management firm Team8 is covered.
Sept. 5, 2018 - Rafu Shimpo
Kristen Hayashi '04 has been selected for the 2018 Smithsonian Affiliations Visiting Professionals Program.
Aug. 29, 2018 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the release of a Long Beach resident held as a political prisoner in Cambodia.
Aug. 19, 2018 - Bloomberg
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the recent rise of the Cambodian fashion manufacturing industry.
Aug. 19, 2018 - San Antonio (TX) Express-News
Joaquin Hernandez '96 emphasizes the important of college readiness, drawing on his own experience.
Aug. 16, 2018 - PC Magazine
Professor Justin Li's research on artificial intelligence is featured.
Aug. 7, 2018 - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Prof. Emeritus Dale Wright is quoted regarding plans to build a Buddhist temple on the Vegas strip.
Aug. 3, 2018 - National Review
Ravinia Festival impresario Welz Kauffman '83 is interviewed.
Aug. 1, 2018 - Eastsider
Occidental Children's Theater's latest production of "Dr. Scooby Doolittle" is featured.
July 27, 2018 - Hollywood Reporter
Music production instructor Jongnic Bontemps is named a finalist in Universal's Film Music Composer Initiative.
July 27, 2018 - CNN
Prof. Caroline Heldman speaks on the controversy surrounding former Trump attorney Michael Cohen.
July 26, 2018 - The Economist
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo is quoted about Latin America's embrace of quotas for female political candidates.
July 23, 2018 - Time
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the controversy surrounding Cambodia's upcoming national election.
July 19, 2018 - Los Angeles Times
In an interview, actor Laraine Newman pays tribute to her high school drama teacher, John Ingle '50.
July 17, 2018 - Time
Coverage of President Barack Obama '83's speech in South Africa to mark the centennial of Nelson Mandela's birth notes Obama's political awakening began with a 1981 anti-divestment protest at Occidental.
July 17, 2018 - Pasadena Star-News
Professor Emeritus Larry Caldwell analyses President Trump's summit with Vladimir Putin in this op-ed.
July 17, 2018 - Asia Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted in a story on the status of Cambodia's remaining opposition parties.
July 14, 2018 - New York Times
Prof. Derek Shearer is quoted on expectations for the upcoming Trump-Putin summit.
July 11, 2018 - Los Angeles Times
Microsoft's Paul Allen is selling the 120-acre Beverly Crest property originally developed by silent film star Fred Thomson 1910 and his Oscar-winning wife Francis Marion.
July 5, 2018 - The News Lens
Prof. Sophal Ear wrote an opinion piece about Cambodia renting large areas to Chinese businesses.
July 4, 2018 - Asia Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the upcoming Cambodian elections.
June 29, 2018 - Bloomberg.com
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo is interviewed by Bloomberg News about Lopez Obrador's likely win in Mexico's presidential race.
June 27, 2018 - Business.com
Hector de la Torre '89, director of the Transamerica Center for Health Studies, is interviewed about the implementation of company wellness plans.
June 21, 2018 - Los Angeles Times
Assistant Dean Ella Turenne's one-woman show, "Love, Locs & Liberation," is featured in a story on the Hollywood Fringe Festival.
June 13, 2018 - Voice of America
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the political significance of recent military developments in Cambodia.
June 11, 2018 - CNN
Prof. Caroline Heldman comments on the historic summit between President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un.
June 10, 2018 - New York Times
Aspiring pro baseball announcer Donny Baarns '08 is profiled.
June 4, 2018 - Bloomberg
Dan Ivascyn '91, chief investment officer for PIMCO, is profiled with CEO Emmanuel Roman.
May 31, 2018 - LA Weekly
Angelica Salas '93, director of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights, is profiled.
May 29, 2018 - KQED
Prof. Joseph Schulz's research with cone snails and its potential medical benefits is featured.
May 25, 2018 - Washington Post
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted in a story on the criminal prosecution of Harvey Weinstein.
May 23, 2018 - Moneyish
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted on the importance of female role models in movies and television.
May 21, 2018 - Asia Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on recent U.S.-Cambodian diplomatic tensions.
May 20, 2020 - Boston Review
Prof. Jennnifer Piscopo co-authors an essay on the essential role of women in a truly representative democratic system.
May 15, 2018- Hyperallergic
Prof. Kristi Upson-Saia explains how early Christians would have perceived the recent Met Gala in this op-ed.
May 7, 2018 - New York Post
Prof. Kristi Upson-Saia is quoted on Catholic-inspired clothing at this year's Met Gala.
April 20, 2018- Los Angeles Times
Prof. Shana Goffredi and her deep-sea research with Victoria Orphan of Caltech is featured.
April 18, 2018 - Hollywood Reporter
Angela Kang '98 is profiled as the new showrunner for the ninth season of "The Walking Dead."
April 18, 2018 - Voice of America
Prof. Walt Richmond is quoted in an evaluation of Russian claims regarding U.S. sanctions.
April 12, 2018 - Austin American-Statesman
Bryan Scott '17's success in the annual football Spring League showcase is noted.
April 10, 2018 - Voice of America
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted in a story on a new call to boycott the upcoming general election in Cambodia.
April 9, 2018 - Los Angeles Times
Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde '77 is featured in a story on the changing role of technology in the themed entertainment industry.
April 5, 2018 - Asia Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the Cambodian government's longstanding effort to quash its political opposition.
March 31, 2018 - Photoculture
Prof. Mary Beth Heffernan is interviewed about her work at the Huntington Library as a PAC-LA Contemporary Artist Grant recipient.
March 31, 2018 - La Tercera (Santiago, Chile)
Prof. Derek Shearer is interviewed regarding his views on how Russia and China are changing the world order.
March 28, 2018 - BBC
Prof. Lisa Wade is interviewed about campus hook up culture.
March 27, 2018 - New York Times
Prof. Derek Shearer is quoted in a story on the challenges nationalism poses to the postwar global order.
March 27, 2018 - PBS News Hour
A report on underpaid workers at Disneyland co-authored by Prof. Peter Dreier is cited in a story on low-wage workers in Orange County.
March 24, 2018 - Huffington Post
Prof. Thalia Gonzalez co-authored an op-ed defending the continuing use of restorative justice programs in public schools.
March 21, 2018 - Smithsonian
Oxy's Moore Collection is cited as an example of how genomics has transformed the research value of natural history collections.
March 21, 2018 - Boston Globe
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted on the current state of college students' relationships.
March 19, 2018 - Chronicle of Higher Education
Occidental's new faculty commons and the search for intellectual community is explored.
March 16, 2018 - Forbes
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the Cambodian gambling industry.
March 14, 2018 - Time
Retired Assistant Dean Paula Crisostomo is quoted on her role in the historic 1968 East L.A. school walkouts.
March 13, 2018 - New York Times
Professor of Practice Christopher Hawthorne is leaving the Los Angeles Times to become L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's chief design officer.
March 13, 2018 - Los Angeles Times
Oxy's new computer science major and its liberal arts approach to the field is featured.
March 11, 2018 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted in a story on President Donald Trump's first visit to California.
March 8, 2018 - Orange County Register
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted on California Gov. Jerry Brown's future after he is termed out in January.
March 5, 2018 - Korea Joongang Daily
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo is quoted on the #MeToo movement in South Korea. Piscopo is in Seoul to address the National Assembly.
March 5, 2018 - Asia Times
Prof. Sophal Ear discusses possible U.S. interest in rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement.
Feb. 28, 2018 - New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The (London) Times, The Guardian, NPR, CBS News, Newsweek, Orange County Register, Telemundo, La Opinion
A report on underpaid workers at Disneyland co-authored by Prof. Peter Dreier is covered.
Feb. 18, 2018 - New York Times
Steve Coll '80's new book, Directorate S: The CIA and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, is reviewed as "a book of suprassing excellence."
Feb. 18, 2018 - New York Times
Jason Sellards '00 (aka Jake Shears) is profiled as the star of "Kinky Boots" on Broadway.
Feb. 16, 2018 - Vice
Prof. Courtney Baker is quoted on Black American perceptions of Africa in a story on the new hit film Black Panther.
Feb. 16, 2018 - Voice of America
Prof. Sophal Ear discusses Cambodia's changing international relations.
Feb. 15, 2018 - KPCC
Prof. Jan Lin discusses the increasing acceptance of the Lunar New Year holiday in mainstream U.S. culture.
Feb. 11, 2018 - San Diego Union Tribune
Prof. Adam Schoenberg's new violin concerto, "Orchard in Fog," is hailed as "something way out of the ordinary."
Feb. 6, 2018 - KCBS-TV
Boundless Brilliance, the student club that encourages girls to enter STEM fields, is featured.
Feb. 5, 2018 - New York Times
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo's op-ed piece addresses the lack of female leadership in Latin America.
Feb. 2, 2018 - Billboard
Hume Fellow Esperanza Spalding's appearance at Oxy is featured.
Jan. 26, 2018 - KQED
Grammy-nominated classical composer Prof. Adam Schoenberg is profiled.
Jan. 25, 2018 - Billboard
Warner Music Group CEO Steve Cooper '68 is ranked No. 6 on Billboard's 2018 Power 100 List.
Jan. 22, 2018 - Toronto Globe & Mail
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted on the idea of "better sex" in the wake of #metoo movement.
Jan. 16, 2018 - Inside HigherEd
President Jonathan Veitch is quoted in a story on college presidents reaching out to conservative students.
Dec. 12, 2017 - Dallas Morning News
Wylie Peremarti '19 describes the links between his recent internship and International Human Rights Day in this op-ed.
Nov. 27, 2017 - KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the latest developments in Washington, D.C.
Nov. 25, 2017 - Voice of America
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on what the downfall of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe might mean for Cambodia.
Nov. 21, 2017 - CNN
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses allegations of sexual harassment in Wahington, D.C.
Nov. 17, 2017 - Los Angeles Times
The death of former L.A. City Councilmember David Cunningham M'70 is reported.
Nov. 17, 2017 - New York Times
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted on the problematic nature of college fraternities.
Nov. 17, 2017 - Navajo Times
Jodie Henderson '18 is one of several Navajo students sharing stories of their college experience.
Nov. 12, 2017 - 60 Minutes
Prof. Woody Studenmund appears in a segment investigating why his son, Staff Sgt. Scott Studenmund, and four other soldiers were killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan in 2014.
Nov. 9, 2017 - Scientific American
An editorial calling for federal regulation of toxic chemicals in cosmetics cites a recent commentary co-authored by Prof. Bhavna Shamasunder.
Nov. 8, 2017 - KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman comments on yesterday's election results in Virginia, New Jersey and Maine.
Nov. 6, 2017 - The New Yorker
Prof. Andrew Shtulman's research is cited in an article on people’s ability to believe in supernatural creatures and what that reveals about how our minds work.
Nov. 6, 2017 - Inside Higher Ed
Oxy's pilot program to ignore home equity when calculating financial aid for California residents is explored.
Nov. 3, 2017 - Forbes
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the possibility of EU sanctions against Cambodia.
Nov. 2, 2017 - BBC
Kevin Adler '07 is interviewed about his work reuniting homeless people with their families.
Nov. 1, 2017 - NPR
Author and commentator Lindy West '04 is interviewed on "Fresh Air."
Oct. 27, 2017 - Washington Post
Ashly Burch '12 discusses the challenges facing video game voice actors.
Oct. 26, 2017 - Washington Post
Occidental's new Barack Obama Scholars program is covered.
Oct. 23, 2017 - KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the week's events in Washington, D.C.
Oct. 23, 2017 - San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Oxy's ground-mounted solar array is cited as a model to emulate for other proposed arrays.
Oct. 18, 2017 - CNN Money
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted on the "invisible labor" asked of women at work.
Oct. 15, 2017 - South China Morning Post
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on concerns raised by Cambodia's shift away from the United States and toward China.
Oct. 10, 2017 - Time
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted in a story on fatal fraternity hazing and efforts to reform the Greek system.
Oct. 9, 2017 - KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's decision to run for a sixth term.
Oct. 9, 2017 - Background Briefing
Prof. Derek Shearer discusses some of the latest developments in Washington, D.C.
Oct. 6, 2017 - Forbes
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the economic impact of Cambodia's increasingly antagonistic relationship with the United States.
Oct. 6, 2017 - Los Angeles Times
The death of Olympic volleyball player Ninja Jorgenson '61 is covered.
Sept. 24, 2017 - New York Times
Prof. Andrew Shtulman's new book, Scienceblind, is reviewed.
Sept. 21, 2017 - Harvard Business Review
Prof. Lesley Chiou's co-authored paper suggests that accumulated search engine data does not necessarily improve search results.
Sept. 10, 2017 - Sydney Morning Herald
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the Cambodian government's continuing crackdown on the opposition.
Sept. 7, 2017 - Los Angeles Times
Interim Title IX Coordinator Danica Myers is quoted on potential changes to federal policy.
Aug. 31, 2017 - Cambodia Daily
Prof. Sophal Ear discusses the Cambodian government's crackdown on social media.
Aug. 28, 2017 - KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the latest political developments in Washington, D.C.
Aug. 26, 2017 - KGWN-TV
Erin Campbell '92 is named Wyoming state geologist and director of the Wyoming State Geological Survey.
Aug. 23, 2017 - Los Angeles Times
The results of a U.S. Department of Education review of Occidental's Clery Act compliance are detailed.
Aug. 23, 2017 - Inside Higher Ed
The impact on Charlottesville on Oxy's Orientation programming is covered.
Aug. 19, 2017 - Voice of America
Charlie Leizear of the Admission Office offers advice on applying to U.S. colleges and universities.
Aug. 16, 2017 - Popular Science, The Independent, NY Daily News, Elle UK, Vogue Netherlands, Yahoo News, Aftonbladet
Prof. Bhavna Shamasunder's co-authored analysis of the dangers that beauty product chemicals pose to women of color is covered.
Aug. 6, 2017 - South China Morning Post
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on efforts by the Cambodian government to censor social media.
Aug. 4, 2017 - Scientific American
Prof. Shana Goffredi's research on deep sea hydrothermal vents is featured.
July 31, 2017 - New York Times
Kaye Jenkins '21 is among the students featured in a "what back-to-school looks like" feature.
July 28, 2017 - CNBC
A new study finds that Oxy is among the schools that produces better-than-average salaries for new graduates.
July 24, 2017 - KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the latest developments in Washington, D.C.
July 13, 2017 – KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman analyzes the president's trip to Paris and the latest healthcare bill.
July 12, 2017 - Time Out Los Angeles
Cinespia co-founder John Wyatt '99 is interviewed about the popular movie-screening series in Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
July 11, 2017 – Christian Science Monitor
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on conflict over land rights in Cambodia.
July 8, 2017 – KCBS
Prof. Caroline Heldman analyzes the results of the G-20 Summit.
July 7, 2017 – Denver Post
Prof. Lisa Wade's proposal to abolish fraternities is cited.
July 6, 2017 –Scroll.in
Rounak Maiti ‘16's debut album, “Bengali Cowboy," is reviewed.
July 5, 2017 –Phnom Penh Post
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the 20th anniversary of Hun Sen's seizure of power in Cambodia.
July 3, 2017 – KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the week's developments in Washington, D.C.
July 2, 2017 – New York Times
Lindy West '04 discusses the difference between criticism and censorship in a featured op-ed.
June 29, 2017 – National Law Journal
President Trump has nominated Janet Dhillon '84 to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
June 29, 2017 – SF Weekly
Singer/songwriter Ramona Gonzalez '09, aka NiteJewel, is profiled.
June 22, 2017 - Bay Area Reporter
Psychiatrist Dr. Dan Karasic '82 is profiled.
June 21, 2017 – The Conversation
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo co-authors an examination of how right-wing parties use gender to appeal to women voters.\
June 19, 2017 – Los Angeles Times
Speakers at Occidental's March immigration symposium are quoted in a story on immigrant legal aid efforts.
June 18, 207 – Los Angeles Times
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted on Los Angeles' housing shortage.
June 13, 2017 – Vox
Prof. Caroline Heldman offers a first-hand account of Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial.
June 12, 2017 – Phnom Penh Post
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the results of the June 4 election in Cambodia.
June 5, 2017 – New York Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on recent political campaigns in Cambodia.
June 3, 2017 – Torrance Daily Breeze
Prof. Dan Pondella is quoted on oil platforms as productive marine habitats.
June 1, 2017 – San Francisco Chronicle
Lori Fogarty '84 discusses her favorite book.
May 30, 2017 – KPCC
Prof. Andrew Shtulman discusses the concept of “alternative facts."
May 30, 2017 – KPCC
Caroline Heldman discusses the president's agenda following his first international trip.
May 27, 2017 – Portland Oregonian
Prof. Emeritus Bob Gottlieb discusses policy lessons learned from bicycling in China.
May 27, 2017 – Foreign Affairs
Prof. John Chung-en Liu is quoted on the sudden disappearance of climate change denial in China.
May 25, 2017 – New York Times
Occidental is ranked as one of the country's most economically diverse colleges.
May 25, 2017 – Los Angeles Times
Influential Disney Imagineer Joe Rohde ’77 is profiled.
May 25, 2017 – Washington Post
Prof. Andrew Shtulman’s new book, Scienceblind, is cited in this op-ed by science writer Annie Murphy Paul.
May 25, 2017 – Phnom Penh Post
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on recent, highly publicized defections from Cambodia’s opposition party.
May 17, 2017 – Los Angeles Times
Monica Rodriguez ’96 has been elected to the vacant Los Angeles City Council District 7 seat.
May 13, 2017 – Asia Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on Chinese influence on Cambodia’s government.
May 13, 2017 – Los Angeles Times
Bryan Scott ’17 is interviewed about his chances at the Rams’ rookie camp.
May 13, 2017 – KCBS-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the firing of FBI Director James Comey.
May 10, 2017- Nature
A review of Prof. Andrew Shtulman’s new book Scienceblind calls it “lucid and methodical."
May 10, 2017 – Glendale News-Press
Prof. Jem Axelrod and Oxy’s Institute for the Study of Los Angeles are featured.
May 10, 2017 – KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey.
May 9, 2017 – Asia Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted in a story on Southwest Asian governments' use of the idea of fake news to attack the independent press.
May 8, 2017 – Los Angeles Times
Monica Rodriguez ’96’s bid for the vacant Los Angeles City Council District 7 is covered.
May 3, 2017 – Daily Variety
Harold Brown ’73 is honored as Entertainment Lawyer of the Year by the Beverly Hills Bar Association.
May 2, 2017 – Los Angeles Times
Disney imaginer Joe Rohde ’77 is interviewed about the new Pandora attraction at Disney World, for which he was the lead designer.
May 2, 2017 – Washington Post
A study co-authored by Prof. Thalia Gonzalez on the benefits of trauma-informed yoga programs to incarcerated girls is featured.
May 1, 2017 – EdSource
Oxy is one of a handful of top liberal arts colleges with a substantial enrollment of Pell grant recipients, according to a new Georgetown study.
April 29, 2017 – China Press
Prof. Xiao-huang Yin assesses President Trump’s first 100 days in office.
April 27, 2017 – Science
Prof. Andrew Shtulman talks about his new book, Scienceblind, in this podcast.
April 27, 2017 – Hispanic Executive
Esther Aguilera ’90 is interviewed about her new position as CEO of the Latino Corporate Directors Association.
April 26, 2017 – KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman analyzes President Trump’s tax plan.
April 26, 2017 – KCET TV
Prof. Emerita Lynn Dumenil’s new book, The Second Line of Defense, is the basis for an exploration of the role of L.A. women in World War I.
April 25, 2017 – KPCC
Prof. Andrew Shtulman is interviewed about his new book, Scienceblind.
April 24, 2017- New York Times
Prof. Gretchen North is quoted on “cactus fanatics" and illegal cactus collecting.
April 23, 2017 – New York Times
Oscar-winning documentarian Marcel Ophuls ’50 is profiled in connection with the television premiere of his 1976 film, “The Memory of Justice."
April 20, 2017 – KCET TV
Environmental activist Fernando Cazares ’00 is profiled.
April 17, 2017 - KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman is interviewed on AirTalk about the Trump Administration’s approach to North Korea.
April 11, 2017 – New York Times
Professor of Practice Christopher Hawthorne discusses the future of post-Measure S Los Angeles.
April 10, 2017 – China Press
Prof. Xiao-huang Yin provides an analysis of the first meeting of presidents Trump and Xi.
April 7, 2017 – Voice of America
Prof. Sophal Ear is interviewed on Cambodia’s recent rejection of U.S. aid and its turn to China.
April 7, 2017 - Curbed LA
Prof. Emeritus Bob Winter is interviewed about current trends in L.A. architecture.
April 7, 2017 – Scottish Sun
Celebrity chef Tim Anderson ‘06 is profiled.
April 6, 2017 – CCTV
Prof. Xiao-huang Yin is interviewed about U.S.-Chinese relations on China’s largest TV network.
April 5, 2017 – The New Yorker
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the case of the Minneosta Eight deportation case.
April 4, 2017 – Washington Post
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo co-authors an op-ed piece on public perceptions of all-male decision-making bodies.
March 22, 2017 – Los Angeles Times
Record-setting Oxy quarterback Bryan Scott ’17 gets his day in the spotlight at USC’s annual pro day.
March 16, 2017 – New York Times
Wanlass Artist in Residence Rafa Esparza’s “Figure Ground: Beyond the White Field" is called “magical" in this review of the Whitney Biennial.
March 16, 2017 – Nikkei Asian Review
Prof. Sophal Ear calls for the international donor community to hold the Cambodian government accountable for corruption.
March 14, 2017 – Sacramento Bee
Patricia Bates ’61 is elected California Senate minority leader.
March 9, 2017 - Los Angeles Times
Acclaimed studio musician and Wrecking Crew member Lyle Ritz '51 died March 3 at age 87.
March 7, 2017 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Peter Dreier addresses the lingering issue of President Trump's tax returns.
March 3, 2017 - Nikkei Asian Review
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the recent leadership changes among opponents to Cambodia's government.
March 1, 2017 - KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman offers analysis of President Trump's joint address to Congress.
Feb. 28, 2017 - KCET
Prof. Jan Lin's research is cited in this account of the changing culinary landscape of L.A.'s Chinatown.
Feb. 27, 2017 - New York Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on threats to foreign news outlets in Cambodia.
Feb. 27, 2017 - Wisconsin Public Radio
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo analyzes the leadership election of the Democratic National Committee.
Feb. 26, 2017 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. of Practice Christopher Hawthorne reviews the debate over Los Angeles ballot initiative Measure S, the anti-growth proposal that will be the subject of a March 1 3rd LA program.
Feb. 23, 2017 - Voice of America
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted in a story on how Cambodians are responding to the Trump presidency.
Feb. 23, 2017 - Rafu Shimpo
Never Again, Oxy's observation of the 75th anniversary of the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II, is featured.
Feb. 22, 2017 - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Actor/director Warren Frost M'67, best known for his role as the small-town doctor in "Twin Peaks," died Feb. 17 at age 91.
Feb. 20, 2017 - The China Press
Prof. Xiao-huang Yin writes about President Trump's first month in office in North America's largest Chinese-language newspaper.
Feb. 15, 2017 - NBC News
Gap CEO Art Peck '77 is one of seven retail executives who met with President Donald Trump to discuss economic issues.
Feb. 9, 2017 - Billboard
Steve Cooper '68 and John Branca '72 are No. 8 and No. 47, respectively, on Billboard's 2017 Power 100 list.
Feb. 9, 2017 - Asia Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on Cambodia's newly launched war on drugs.
Jan. 31, 2017 - The New Yorker
Prof. Amy Lyford's award-winning study of sculptor Isamu Noguchi is cited in an essay on his decision to voluntarily enter a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II.
Jan. 29, 2017 - Los Angeles Times
Carnegie Endowment Senior Fellow Sarah Chayes recommends Steve Coll '80's 2012 book, Private Empire, for its insights into the career of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Jan. 27, 2017 - The Guardian
Prof. Marla Stone comments on what the Trump administration might mean for the arts.
Jan. 27, 2017 - Pasadena Star-News
Prof. Emeritus Larry Caldwell discusses President Trump's relationship with the intelligence community in this op-ed.
Jan. 27, 2017 - Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Professor/composer Adam Schoenberg is profiled in connection with the premiere of a new orchestral piece, "Slo-Mo."
Jan. 24, 2017 - WAMC
Prof. Lisa Wade is interviewed about her new book, American Hookup.
Jan. 21, 2017 - China Press
Prof. Xiao-huang Yin asks "Can President Trump Deliver His Promise?" in this op-ed piece.
Jan. 20, 2017 - Arts Fuse
Prof. Adam Schoenberg is interviewed about the release of his new CD of music performed by the Kansas City Symphony.
Jan. 19, 2017 - New York Times
Prof. Lisa Wade's new book, American Hookup, is the subject of a lengthy review.
Jan. 19, 2017 - Southeast Asia Globe
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on Cambodia's decision to postpone joint military exercises with the U.S. military.
Jan. 18, 2017 - New York Times
Oxy ranks seventh among elite colleges and universities on the Times' mobility index, which measures the likelihood that students will move up the economic ladder.
Jan. 18, 2017 - KCET
A look back at President Barack Obama '83's two years as a student in Los Angeles.
Jan. 11, 2017 - Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education
Oxy is ranked No. 27 among U.S. liberal arts colleges.
Jan. 11, 2017 - Australian Broadcasting Corp.
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the eviction of poor Cambodian farmers by well-connected land developers.
Jan. 10, 2017 - Los Angeles Daily News, Orange County Register, San Diego Union-Tribune
Occidental's recent study documenting hunger among University of California employees is cited in coverage of a one-day strike by UC employees.
Jan. 10, 2017 - Los Angeles Times
Shane Valentino '95, production designer for the new Amy Adams film "Nocturnal Animals," is interviewed.
Jan. 9, 2017 - New York Times
Janette Sadik Khan '82 makes the argument to pedestrianize Manhattan's Fifth Avenue.
Jan. 6, 2017 - Time Magazine
Prof. Lisa Wade discusses how college became "fun" in an except from her new book, American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus.
Jan. 5, 2017 - New York Times
Prof. Derek Shearer is quoted and Ambassador Denise Bauer '86 is featured in a story on a new Trump administration policy on politically appointed ambassadors.
Jan. 5, 2017 - Bitch Media
Prof. Allison de Fren discusses female robots in film.
Jan. 3, 2017 - Omaha World-Herald
Prof. John McCormack is quoted on a scientific debate over what constitutes a bird species.
Jan. 3, 2017 - San Diego Union-Tribune
Claire Evans '06 and Tom Carroll '08 launch an effort to revive the quirky Triforium at the Los Angeles Mall.
Dec. 31, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted in a story on imprisoned Cambodian activist Meach Sovannara of Long Beach.
Dec. 31, 2016 - Forbes
Fallout from last fall's vandalism of a campus 9/11 memorial is covered.
Dec. 30, 2016 - LA Weekly
Pacific Opera Project's production of Rake's Progress at Occidental is cited as one of the innovative productions transforming the L.A. opera scene.
Dec. 29, 2016 - Money Magazine
Prof. Lisa Wade discusses the burden of mental labor that women rarely get credit for in domestic life.
Dec. 28, 2016 - Fox Business News
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the political and economic crisis in Venezuela.
Dec. 28, 2016 - San Diego Union-Tribune
In an op-ed, Randy Jurado-Ertll '95 urges a renewed commitment to grass-roots work among environmental advocates.
Dec. 28, 2016 - College Magazine
Occidental is listed as one of the country's top campuses for foodies.
Dec. 26, 2016 - CNN
In a wide-ranging interview, President Barack Obama '83 says he first got a sense of what a purposeful life might look like while at Occidental.
Dec. 22, 2016 - New York Times
Ann (Zwicker) Kerr-Adams '56 is quoted and pictured in a lengthy feature on her son, Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr.
Dec. 12, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo co-authors an op-ed on the benefits of governing with a gender perspective.
Dec. 7, 2016 - Public Radio International
Prof. John Chung-En Liu is quoted on China's official attitude toward climate change.
Dec. 6, 2016 - Psychology Today
Prof. Andrew Shtulman's research on how and why children believe in Santa Claus is cited.
Dec. 6, 2016 - Phnom Penh Post
Prof. Sophal Ear comes under attack from Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen for his criticism of the government.
Dec. 5, 2016 - Esquire
Lindy West '04's book Shrill makes Esquire's list of Best Books for 2016.
Dec. 1, 2016 - Los Angeles Magazine
A 2014 study of oil platforms as marine habitats by scientists at Occidental, UC Santa Barbara and the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is featured.
Nov. 28, 2016 - Wall Street Journal
Gap Inc. CEO Art Peck '77 talks about his data-driven effort to turn the company around.
Nov. 25, 2016 - Science
Prof. Amanda Zellmer write about how family life interacts with life as a scientist.
Nov. 23, 2016 - Glendale News-Press
Profs. Debra Freas and Damian Stocking lecture on classical Greece in an unusual setting: a local wine-tasting lounge.
Nov. 18, 2016 - New York Times
Wanlass Artist in Residence Rafa Esparza is one of 63 artists whose work will be shown in the prestigious Whitney Biennial in New York next spring.
Nov. 18, 2016 - Chronicle of Higher Education
Prof. Virginia Parks is featured in a story on value of endowed chairs in faculty recruitment.
Nov. 16, 2016 - Associated Press
Occidental's recent study of hunger among University of California staffers is cited in a story on striking employees at UCLA and UC San Diego.
Nov. 12, 2016 - Australian Broadcasting Corp.
Prof. John Lang discusses the controversy surrounding genetically modified foods.
Nov. 9, 2016 - China Press
Prof. Xiao-Huang Yin offers as analysis of Donald Trump's campaign victory.
Nov. 8, 2016 - Voice of America
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on Filipino President Duterte's shift toward China.
Nov. 3, 2016 - Washington Post
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo is quoted on the reasons behind the rise of the "drunk Hillary" meme.
Oct. 31, 2016 - Los Angeles Daily News
Record-setting Oxy quarterback Bryan Scott '17 is profiled.
Oct. 21, 2016 - China Press
Prof. Xiao-Huang Yin analyzes the third presidential debate.
Oct. 21, 2016 - Phnom Penh Post
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted in a story marking the 25th anniversary of the Paris Peace agreement that ended Cambodia's civil war.
Oct. 21, 1016 - Associated Press
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted in a story on the Puritans' attitude toward sex.
Oct. 19, 2016 - Rafu Shimpo
A Los Angeles high school was named in honor of the distinguished high school teacher Ted Tajima '46.
Oct. 13, 2016 - PRI
Prof. Peter Dreier was interviewed about Bob Dylan's being named as the 2016 Nobel Prize winner in literature.
Oct. 9, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted in a story on increasing opposition to gentrification in Highland Park.
Oct. 7, 2016 - Cambodia Daily
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted in a story on why Cambodia's opposition leader has gone into hiding.
Oct. 6, 2016 - Pasadena Star-News
Dr. Gabriel Niles '99 is pictured in a story about a new app that summons doctors for house calls.
Oct. 5, 2016 - Yahoo!Sports
Prof. Derek Shearer is quoted on the history of sports diplomacy in the United States.
Oct. 4, 2016 - KABC-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman is interviewed about the vice presidential debate.
Oct. 4, 2016 - Voice of America
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the history of the international community's reaction to the Khmer Rouge regime.
Oct. 1, 2016 - National Public Radio
A recent essay co-authored by Prof. Caroline Heldman is referenced in a story on gender roles in the presidential election.
Sept. 28, 2016 - U.S. China Press
Prof. Xiao-huang Yin offers an analysis of the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate.
Sept. 28, 2016 - Huffington Post
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted on California's new legislation that abolishes the statute of limitations for rape.
Sept. 20, 2016 - Los Angeles Magazine
Moore Lab is featured in an unconventional new travel guide, Atlas Obscura.
Sept. 12, 2016 - Wisconsin Public Radio
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo analyzes gender roles in the presidential election.
Sept. 2, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted on the controversy surrounding San Francisco 49ers' quarterback Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand for the national anthem.
Sept. 1, 2016 - Southeast Asia Globe
Prof. Sophal Ear comments on Cambodia's balancing of competing U.S. and Chinese interests.
Aug. 31, 2016 - Los Angeles Times, National Audubon Society
Prof. John McCormack's genetic research plays a key role in a federal decision barring development of thousands of acres of coastal real estate in California.
Aug. 28, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Trevor Moawad '95, UCLA football's mental conditioning coach, is profiled.
Aug. 24, 2016 - KPCC
Prof. Caroline Heldman is interviewed about new California legislation that would remove the statute of limitations for prosecuting rape cases.
Aug. 21, 2016 - Pasadena Star-News
Prof. Daniel Snowden-Ifft is quoted regarding a report on solar power for the city of Pasadena that he co-authored.
Aug. 18, 2016 - New York Times
Jason Greenstein '89 loses his fight against cancer, despite a positive response to a new immunotherapy.
Aug. 18, 2016 - Minnesota Public Radio
Prof. Lisa Wade is interviewed about her upcoming book, American Hookup.
Aug. 17, 2016 - NBC News
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo is quoted on the significance of the 2016 elections for LGBTQ candidates.
Aug. 15, 2016 - Forbes
Prof. Sophal Ear is cited as an example of how to be recognized as an expert in your field.
Aug. 12, 2016 - Mashable
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on Cambodian funeral photography.
Aug. 9, 2016 - Daily Variety
James Andrew Miller '79 is interviewed about his new book on Creative Artists Agency.
Aug. 5, 2016 - Fox Business News
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses federal tax policy.
July 31, 2016 - New York Times
Jason Greenstein '89's dramatic and unexpected response to anti-cancer immunotherapy is featured.
July 29, 2016 - Fox Business
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the potential economic impact of a Clinton presidency.
July 23, 2016 - The Economist
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted on gender-specific commercial products.
July 20, 2016 - Phnom Penh Post
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on a proposal for the EU to embargo the Cambodian garment industry to press for human rights in that country.
July 18, 2016 - KCET-TV
Based on genetic research by Oxy's Moore Laboratory, the American Ornithologists' Union now recognizes two separate species of Western scrub jay.
July 17, 2016 - KCAL-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses Donald Trump's vice presidential pick.
July 15, 2016 - Billboard
John Branca '72 is Billboard's 2016 Top Music Industry Lawyer.
July 15, 2016 - New York Times
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted on Pepper Hamilton's report on Baylor University's handling of sexual assault.
July 6, 2016 - Forbes
Asst. Dir. for Employer Relations Courtney Stricklin is quoted on Oxy's status as one of the top colleges that produces higher-earning gradates.
July 4, 2016 - Southeast Asia Globe
Prof. Sophal Ear's op-ed piece explores Cambodia's political turmoil.
July 3, 2016 - Pasadena Star-News
Occidental Children's Theater, which opens its 2016 season July 7, is featured.
July 2, 2016 - Pasadena Star-News
Prof. Emeritus Bob Winter and his extensive Batchelder tile collection are featured.
June 28, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Ramona Gonzalez '09, aka Nite Jewel, is profiled on the release of her new album, Liquid Cool.
June 25, 2016 - KCAL-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman analyzes the impact of Brexit on the U.S. presidential campaign.
June 19, 2016 - New York Times
Shrill, the new book of essays by Lindy West '04, is reviewed.
June 17, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Lori Fogarty '84, director of the Oakland Museum of California, is quoted in a story on the museum's new marijuana exhibit.
June 14, 2016 - Khmer Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on Cambodia's potential participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership and other internal trade agreements.
June 14, 2016 - KCET-TV
The ideas developed in Adjunct Prof. Christopher Hawthorne's Third LA series at Oxy are featured.
June 10, 2016 - Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Huffington Post
A three-year U.S. Department of Education investigation concludes that Occidental's handling of sexual assault cases did not violate Title IX.
June 7, 2016 - LA Weekly
Ramona Gonzalez '09, aka Nite Jewel, talks about her latest album, Liquid Cool.
June 6, 2016 - Cambodia Daily
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the internal politics of Cambodia's ruling party.
May 17, 2016 - Fox Business
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the current economic and political turmoil in Venezuela.
May 17, 2016 - El Pais
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted regarding political corruption in Cambodia.
May 16, 2016 - KPCC
Prof. Peter Dreier talks about the latest developments in the presidential race.
May 7, 2016 - Nikkei Asian Review
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the Cambodian government's continuing crackdown on the opposition.
May 2, 2016 - Fresno Bee
Roy Klassen '67, retiring 22 years after founding the San Joaquin Chorale, is profiled.
May 1, 2016 - MSNBC
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo is quoted on Hillary Clinton's commitment to a half-female cabinet.
April 29, 2016 - Cambodia Daily
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the Cambodian goverment's crackdown on its political opponents.
April 27, 2016 - Vice
Prof. Bhavna Shamasunder is interviewed about the public health impacts of urban oil drilling.
April 27, 2016 - Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted on rapper Lil Kim's dramatic makeover.
April 22, 2016 - USA Today College
Alex Cohen '17 helps crowdsource a parody of the hit musical Hamilton with other college students.
April 21, 2016 - Landscape Architecture Magazine
Third LA's student-organized presentation on homelessness is featured.
April 19, 2016 - Washington Post
Lizzie Stein '16 was one of eight J Street U leaders who met with President Barack Obama '83 in the Oval Office.
April 18, 2016 - Sonoma (Calif.) Index-Tribune
First-year Stephanie Angulo already has scored internships at Google and Facebook.
April 15, 2016 - Fox Business
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses federal tax policy.
April 14, 2016 - Backstage
Costumer Sally Ann Parsons '62 will be a 2016 recipient of a Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theater award.
April 14, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Mark Vallianatos is quoted on the proposed update to Los Angeles community plans.
April 13, 2016 - KPCC
Prof. Peter Dreier is interviewed regarding House Speaker Paul Ryan's potential role in the 2016 presidential race.
April 8, 2016 - New York Times
Prof. Sophal Ear comments on Qingming, Cambodia's annual festival to honor the dead.
April 7, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
JPL astronomer Eleanor Helin '54 was the inspiration for Nathalia Holt's new book, Rise of the Rocket Girls.
April 6, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Jennifer Piscopo's research is cited in Nancy Cohen's op-ed about Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
April 5, 2016 - Globe and Mail
Prof. John Lang is quoted on the rise of instant-delivery food services.
April 3, 2016 - Associated Press
Prof. Peter Dreier comments on the passage of California 's $15-per-hour minmum wage law.
March 31, 2016 - Straits Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the U.S. Army's decision to store emergency relief supplies in Cambodia.
March 30, 2016 - KPCC
Prof. Bevin Ashenmiller, a public school parent, speaks about what makes a good school.
March 29, 2016 - KPCC
Christopher Hawthorne discusses the impact of the Olympics on Los Angeles -- the subject of ThirdLA's March 30 program.
March 28, 2016 - Washington Post
Prof. Nancy Dess' research on the links between taste perception, emotions and personality types is featured.
March 26, 2016 - KCAL-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman provides her analysis of the 2016 presidential race.
March 26, 2016 - Santa Fe New Mexican
Karina Vanderbilt '09 is named a 2016 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow
March 24, 2016 - BlackTree.TV
Winston Marshall ’10 interviews fellow alum and Batman actor Ben Affleck ’95 about his new movie (and Oxy).
March 22, 2016 - KCRW
Janette Sadik-Khan '82 is interviewed about her new book, Streetfight.
March 20, 2016 - Huffington Post
UEPI's Mark Vallianatos and Janette Sadik-Khan '82 are featured in a piece on the future of urban planning in Los Angeles.
March 18, 2016 - Xinhua
U.S. diplomat Joseph Nye's speech at Occidental on "American Power and the Next President" is covered.
March 18, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Filmmaker Gabriela Cowperthwaite '93's documentary "Blackfish" is credited with shifting public opinion about SeaWorld.
March 16, 2016 - New York Times
As co-executor of Michael Jackson's estate, John Branca '72 has turned $500 million in debt into $1 billion in earnings over the past seven years.
March 16, 2016 - Forbes
Gap Inc. CEO Art Peck '77 and U.S. Secretary of Education write about the importance of giving young people work experience.
March 16, 2016 - Medill News Service
Chicago cafe owner Vung Nguyen '12 is featured.
March 15, 2016 - MTV.com
Alex Cohen '17 creates a mashup of Dr. Seuss and Game of Thrones.
March 8, 2016 - New York Times
Prof. Jeremy Claisse's co-authored 2014 study of offshore oil platforms as thriving wildlife habitats is featured.
March 8, 2016 - Rede Brasil Atual
Prof. Caroline Heldman presents her research on gender and race bias in the Brazilian media.
March 7, 2016 - Huffington Post
Prof. Marla Stone co-authors a comparison of the political careers of Donald Trump and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
March 1, 2016 - Crave.com
Bryce Rademan '05 and Robert Wicklund '05 celebrate the 10th anniversity of their Spitz restaurants.
Feb. 27, 2016 - The Economist
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on reform politics in Cambodia.
Feb. 24, 2016 - KPCC
Prof. Peter Dreier discusses the Democratic presidential candidates.
Feb. 19, 2016 - London Telegraph
A 1988 letter to Prof. Derek Shearer makes clear presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' attitude toward the Democratic Party.
Feb. 16, 2016 - Phnom Penh Post
Prof. Sophal Ear's unusual proposal for confronting bribery in Cambodia is discussed.
Feb. 14, 2016 - Davis Enterprise
David Kim '85 is named deputy administrator of the Federal Highway Administration.
Feb. 12, 2016 - Fresno Bee
Oxy is one of a handful of California colleges and universities with a graduation rate of 80 percent or higher.
Feb. 3, 2016 - Pasadena Star-News
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted on Pasadena's new minimum wage law.
Feb. 3, 2016 - Cambodia Daily
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the role of government corruption in the Cambodian economy.
Jan. 31, 2016 - Chronicle of Higher Education
Dean Jorge Gonzalez reflects on his new job as president of Kalamazoo College.
Jan. 28, 2016 - KCRW
Prof. of Practice Christopher Hawthorne and the Third L.A. project are part of host Warren Olney's last show.
Jan. 28, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Aabha Sachar '19 and other Oxy students participate in Los Angeles County's census of homeless persons.
Jan. 27, 2016 - deadline.com
Walking Dead writer-producer Angela Kang '98 inks a new contract with AMC.
Jan. 27, 2016 - Los Angeles Times
Edmond J. Clinton III '68 is interviewed about his new book on his grandfather and Clifton's Cafeteria, the downtown LA landmark.
Jan. 23, 2016 - KCBS-TV
Oxy is named one of LA's five most scenic colleges.
Jan. 18, 2016 - Khmer Times
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on efforts to persuade Cambodia to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Jan. 14, 2016 - London Evening Standard
London chef Tim Anderson '06 offers shopping tips for food, kitchen equipment and cookbooks.
Dec. 21, 2015 - Discovery.com
The research of Prof. Andrew Shtulman and Rachel In Kyung Yoo '11 is cited in an article on why children stop believing in Santa.
Dec. 11, 2015 - Cambodia Daily
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the disbursement of foreign aid to Cambodia through development agencies rather than the government.
Dec. 9, 2015 - KABC-TV
Prof. Jane Hong is quoted on Donald Trump's comparison of his position on Muslim immigration with FDR's actions during WWII.
Nov. 29, 2015 - Sacramento Bee
Stephen F. Boutin '69 is named distinguished attorney of the year by the Sacramento County Bar.
Nov. 22, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Vintner John Jordan '95's role as an influential GOP donor is discussed.
Nov. 15, 2015 - KCBS-TV
Lucas Mogerley '19 talks about his experience as a transgender male in a courageous interview.
Nov. 10, 2015 - Washington Post
President Barack Obama '83 pays tribute to one of his Oxy professors, Lawrence Goldyn, after being named OUT magazine's "Ally of the Year."
Nov. 9, 2015 - San Diego Union-Tribune
"Blackfish" director Gabriela Cowperthwaite '93 discusses Sea World's announcement that it will revamp its killer whale show.
Nov. 8, 2015 - New York Times
Morton Kondracke's new biography of Jack Kemp '57 is reviewed.
Nov. 7, 2015 - Rafu Shimpo
The Japanese government presents Kelly Moeur '73 with the Order of the Rising Sun for his contributions to U.S.-Japanese relations.
Nov. 3, 2105 - Pasadena Star-News
Prof. Suzie Abajian is elected to the South Pasadena Unified School District Board of Education.
Oct. 27, 2015 - KPCC-FM
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted on the latest labor action at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
Oct. 26, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
A Better Chance's school fair, aimed at helping students of color apply to top prep and public schools, is featured. Oxy hosted the fair.
Oct. 18, 2015 - The Telegraph (UK)
Gilliamesque, the new memoir by animator/director/Python Terry Gilliam '62, is reviewed.
Oct. 17, 2015 - Orange County Register
Oxy football defeats defending conference champion Chapman University at Homecoming and Family Weekend.
Oct. 12, 2015 - The New Yorker
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted in a profile of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
Oct. 3, 2015 - KCAL-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman discusses the controversy over federal funding for Planned Parenthood.
Oct. 2, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Jane Hong reflects on the long-lasting impact of the 1965 Hart-Celler Immigration Act.
Sept. 30, 2015 - Great Falls (MT) Tribune
Donovan Dennis '16 gives a first-hand account of his research summer on an Alaskan glacier.
Sept. 29, 2015 - Minneapolis Star-Tribune
Actor-playwright Roger Guenveur Smith '77 is profiled in connection with the latest production of his "Rodney King."
Sept. 29, 2015 - KPCC-FM
Executive Director of Financial Aid Maureen McRae Goldberg offers advice to parents on college choice.
Sept. 27, 2015 - United Nations Web TV
Prof. Sanjeev Khagram announces the launch of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data.
Sept. 27, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
A review of Prof. Mary Beth Heffernan's new art exhibit, "Blue," calls it "mesmerizing."
Sept. 23, 2015 - Christian Science Monitor
Oxy is featured as a leader in the sustainable dining movement.
Sept. 21, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Pulitzer Prize-winning auhtor Junot Diaz is interviewed in a preview of his Sept. 22 appearance at Oxy.
Sept. 16, 2015 - New York Times
For the second consecutive year, Oxy is ranked as one of the country's most economically diverse schools.
Sept. 14, 2015 - U.S. News & World Report
Oxy is listed as one of just 62 schools nationwide that meet the full financial need of each student.
Aug. 19, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Football coach Doug Semones' adopted dog Helen serves as a metaphor for Oxy football.
Aug. 19, 2015 - The Atlantic
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted on the SEIU's campaign to raise the minimum wage.
Aug. 18, 2015 - Huffington Post
Jordan Schultz '09 is one of several student athletes asked to reflect on what they learned from college sports.
Aug. 12, 2015 - Upworthy
Prof. Mary Beth Heffernan's Liberian Ebola clinic photo project is featured.
Aug. 12, 2015 - San Diego Union Tribune
Randy Jurado Ertll '95 takes a critical look at the new movie "Straight Outta Compton."
Aug. 12, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Cinespia's John Wyatt '99 is profiled.
Aug. 8, 2015 - KCAL-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman analyzed the first Republican presidential candidate debate.
Aug. 5, 2015 - Zocalo Public Square
Dominique Resendez '16 writes about finding a comfort spot in an Eagle Rock eatery.
Aug. 4, 2015 - Miami Herald
Former child actor Roshi Handwerger '96, now TV reporter Rosh Lowe, is profiled.
July 31, 2015 - USA Today
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted in a story on the current debate over rent control.
July 30, 2015 - Los Angeles Review of Books
Prof. Mary Beth Heffernan is interviewed about her Liberian Ebola clinic photo project.
July 29, 2015 - BBC
UEPI's Mark Vallianatos is quoted on the factors needed to encourage urban bicycling.
July 23, 2015 - Reuters
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted on the phenomenon of "ghost workers" in the Cambodian government.
July 19, 2015 - KABC-TV
Prof. Joseph Schulz and Collin Mostoufi '18 discuss the research value of Occidental's new 117,000-piece Cosman Shell Collection.
July 15, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Occidental is one of the schools featured in a story on campus summer programs.
June 29, 2015 - KABC-TV
Prof. Daniel Snowden-Ifft and several Oxy students are featured in a segment on the upcoming "leap second" adjustment to atomic clocks.
June 27, 2015 - KCAL-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman is interviewed about the U.S. Supreme Court's rulings on gay marriage and Obamacare.
June 24, 2015 - Daily Variety
Blackfish director Gabriela Cowperthwaite '93 picks her next project: the adventure-thriller The Search.
June 23, 2015 - Boston Globe
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted on the career of Frances Perkins, one of the women proposed to appear on the new $10 bill.
June 23, 2015 - Contra Costa Times
Retiring public school superintendent John Porter '68 is profiled.
June 22, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. John Lang is quoted on General Mills' decision to remove artificial colors and flavors from its cereals.
June 20, 2015 - Phnom Penh Post
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted in a story on a Cambodian NGO that provides prosthetics to people in poor and rural areas of the country.
June 17, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Patt Morrison '74 interviews Rick Cole '78, Santa Monica's new city manager.
June 16, 2015 - MinnPost
Karsten Potts '14 is interviewed about his recent internship in Somalia with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development.
June 8, 2015 - Reuters
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted in Anne Taylor Fleming's post on Caitlyn Jenner's appearance on the cover of Vanity Fair.
June 5, 2015 - Huffington Post
Prof. Nancy Marie Mithlo is quoted in a story about the introduction of two Native Hawaiian artists in connection with Ga ni tha, the 2015 Venice Biennale exhibit she is curating.
June 1, 2015 - People Magazine
Actress Sadie Calvano '19 had to work up her courage to ask for a letter of recommendation.
May 29, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Rick Cole '78 announces he will become Santa Monica's new city manager.
May 29, 2015 - Marketplace
Tia Reid '19 talks about an unpredictable economy and how financial aid makes Oxy affordable.
May 29, 2015 - Chronicle of Higher Education
2015 Commmencement speaker Jeh Johnson, secretary of homeland security, is among those quoted in this graduation speaker roundup.
May 22, 2015 - The Guardian
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted on Los Angeles' new minimum-wage law.
May 18, 2015 - Huffington Post
Prof. Derek Shearer writes about the power of music as a diplomatic tool.
May 13, 2015 - Associated Press
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted on the release of a model college-police MOU for dealing with sexual assault by the California attorney general.
May 7, 2015 - Reuters
Prof. Caroline Heldman's role in coordinating efforts to locate trekkers -- including her sister and brother-in-law -- in Nepal's quake-stricken Langtang Valley is detailed.
May 6, 2015 - Smithsonian
Prof. Emerita Elizabeth Wayland Barber's theory about what the Venus de Milo was holding gets some traction.
May 4, 2015 - The Architect's Newspaper
Prof. of Practice Christopher Hawthorne's ThirdLA series is the subject of a thoughtful editorial.
May 2, 2015 - MSBNC
Prof. Mary Beth Heffernan is MSNBC's "Foot Soldier of the Week" for her work in Liberia.
April 29, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Oxy's new comparative studies in literature and culture major is mentioned in a story on how and why colleges adopt new majors.
April 25, 2015 - Vice
Prof. Suzie Abajian '98 is interviewed about the Armenian holocaust.
April 20, 2015 - LA Weekly
Prof. Peter Dreier is interviewed about Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's minimum wage proposal.
April 19, 2015 - ESPN/AP
Olin Browne '82 wins the Greater Gwinnett Championship, part of the PGA's Championship Tour.
April 11, 2015 - KCAL-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman is interviewed about Hillary Clinton's presidential candidacy.
April 9, 2015 - National Public Radio
Prof. Mary Beth Heffernan is interviewed about the use of photography to lessen the distance between Ebola patients and health care workers in Liberia.
April 7, 2015 - Public Radio International
Prof. Mary Beth Heffernan is interviewed about the use of photography to lessen the distance between Ebola patients and health care workers in Liberia.
April 6, 2015 - LA Weekly
Prof. Mary Beth Heffernan and College Photographer Marc Campos are featured in a story about Prof. Heffernan's use of photography to lessen the distance between Ebola patients and health care workers in Liberia.
April 5, 2105 - Rolling Stone
Columbia School of Journalism Dean Steve Coll '80 is co-author of the report on how Rolling Stone's now-infamous story on an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia got it wrong.
April 3, 2015 - KCET-TV
Professor Jan Lin writes about gentrification in nearby Highland Park for KCET's "Departure."
March 26, 2015 - Los Angeles Sentinel
Eugene Grigsby '66 is profiled on his retirement as president and CEO of the National Health Foundation.
March 25, 2015 - KPCC
Jack Moreau '13 of Los Angeles Walks talks about access to public space along the Arroyo Seco.
March 23, 105 - nerdwallet.com
Prof. Sophal Ear is named to nerdwallet's 2015 "40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire" list.
March 19, 2015 - Pasadena Weekly
Prof. Amy Lyford on the Third LA Project's appraisal of Mike Davis' City of Quartz on its 25th anniversary.
March 17, 2015 - The Atlantic
Prof. Thalia Gonzalez's research is cited in a story on how disciplinary policies in urban school districts disproportionately impact students of color.
March 14, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted in a Steve Lopez column on gentrification in Echo Park.
March 14, 2015 - KCAL-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman is interviewed about the Justice Department report on the Ferguson Police Department and anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States.
March 12, 2015 - Cleveland Plain Dealer
University of Arkansas Provost Sharon Gaber '85 is named president of the University of Toledo.
March 11, 2015 - Al Jazeera America
Prof. Sophal Ear is quoted in a story on the exploitation of Cambodian garment workers.
March 11, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
NBA shooting coach Bob Thate '70 is profiled.
March 5, 2015 - Curbed Los Angeles
The Third LA Project's appraisal of how the City of Quartz's dark view of L.A. holds up 25 years later.
March 4, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Saul Traiger is featured as one of the 10% of voters who cast ballots in the Los Angeles city election.
March 4, 2015 - KPCC-FM
Prof. of Practice Christopher Hawthorne gives a 25th anniversary appraisal of Mike Davis' City of Quartz.
March 2, 2015 - Washington Post
John Whitbeck '98 is the new chair of Virginia's state GOP.
Feb. 27, 2015 - The Hunting Ground
Professors Caroline Heldman and Danielle Dirks and alumni Leah Trujillo '13 and Michaela Bosch '14 are among those featured in the new documentary on sexual assault.
February 14, 2015 - KCAL-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman offers an analysis of the California governor's and Senate races.
February 12, 2015 - Washington Post
Prof. Andrew Shtulman's research on why people's naive beliefs can trump science is cited in this opinion piece.
February 12, 2015 - KPCC-FM
Prof. of Practice Christopher Hawthorne talks about his new Third Los Angeles series.
February 4, 2015 - National Geographic
Prof. Andrew Shtulman's research on why people's naive beliefs can trump science is cited.
January 26, 2015 - Wall Street Journal
Doug Odell '75 is one of three craft-beer brewers interviewed about the challenges of their business.
January 25, 2015 - NPR
Quarterback Brian Scott '17 and receiver Devin Bullock '16 take on "Deflategate" in the run-up to the Super Bowl.
January 22, 2015 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Dan Pondella is quoted on the unusual appearance of pelagic crabs on a local beach.
January 18, 2015 - Playbill
A review of the new book on the National Medal of the Arts-winning stage designer Ming Cho Lee '53.
January 8, 2015 - New York Times
A photography exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian co-curated by Prof. Nancy Marie Mithlo gets a rave review.
January 2, 2015 - USA Today
Jeremy Childs '15 and Soraya Sebghati '16 are quoted on the growing popularity of vinyl LPs.
December 26, 2014 - Phnom Penh Post
Prof. Sophal Ear is interviewed on Cambodia's relationship with China.
December 24, 2014 - New York Times
The late Wikipedian and Oxy postdoc fellow Adrianne Wadewitz is featured in "The Lives They Lived."
December 20, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. John McCormack is quoted on a new study that suggests birds can anticipate tornadoes.
December 20, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Wellesley Daniels '17 is interviewed on changing the broader culture in responding to rape.
December 18, 2014 - KPCC-FM
Prof. Andrew Shtulman is interviewed about children's belief in Santa Claus on KPCC's "Take Two."
December 13, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. John McCormack's genetic research explores the surprising relationship between birds and crocodiles.
December 10, 2014 - Washington Post
McKinnon Senior Fellow Agnia Grigas is quoted on the European reaction to the cancellation of Russian plans for a natural gas pipeline.
December 7, 2014 - Daily Variety
George Stevens Jr. '53 announces he is stepping down after 37 years of producing the Kennedy Center Honors.
December 6, 2014 -- The Economist
Professors Jeremy Claisse and Don Pondella's oil platform as fish habitat is prominently mentioned.
December 4, 2014 - St. Louis Public Radio
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted on efforts to rebuild the Ferguson, Mo. business community.
December 4, 2014 - The Planning Report
The California chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism honors Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Rick Cole '78.
December 3, 2014 - About.com
Prof. Lisa Wade is one of "5 Superstar Women Sociologists You Should Know."
December 2, 2014 - KNBC-TV
Prof. Ann Blythe is quoted on the possibility of recent rainfall triggering mudslides.
December 2, 2014 - KPCC-FM
Prof. Movindri Reddy discusses "hands up don't shoot" and other political symbols on Larry Mantle's "Airtalk."
November 30, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Oxy's unique Campaign Semester is featured.
November 29, 2014 - KCBS-TV
Prof. Caroline Heldman is interviewed about the national reaction to the Ferguson, Mo. grand jury decision.
November 22, 2014 - New York Times
Julia Gould '15 and Prof. Peter Dreier are quoted in a story about efforts to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles.
November 19, 2014 - KCBS-TV
Occidental's role as a partner in the restoration of Santa Monica Bay kelp beds is discussed.
November 12, 2014 - (Jackson, MS) Clarion-Ledger
Prof. Peter Dreier takes issue with former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour's criticism of President Barack Obama '83.
November 11, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
A story on the future of the historic Lummis House includes Occidental's interest in the landmark.
November 1, 2014 - Boston Globe
Prof. Bevin Ashenmiller comments on a proposed expansion of Massachusett's bottle deposit law.
October 28, 2014 - Daily Mail (UK)
Prof. Lisa Wade addresses offensive Halloween costumes.
October 21, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Columnist Jonah Goldberg addresses professors Jeremy Claisse and Dan Pondella's oil platform as fish habitat study.
October 16, 2014 - KQED's Quest
Prof. Gary Martin on the unexpected role giant keyhole limpets have in cancer research.
October 15, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Trustee Stephen Rountree '71 becomes managing director of the Center Theatre Group at the L.A. Music Center.
October 15, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Mark Vallianatos calls for the legalization of street vendors in Los Angeles.
October 14, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Loyola Marymount President David Burcham '73 announces he will step down in May 2015.
October 2, 2014 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Alex Nieves '15 writes that rankings are not the most important factor in choosing a college.
September 29, 2014 - KPCC-FM
An examination of sexual assault training for Oxy students.
September 19, 2014 - American Theatre
Prof. Laural Meade's play Harry Thaw Hates Everybody is revived in San Francisco.
September 15, 2014 - Harvard International Review
Prof. Derek Shearer discusses the importance of sports in diplomacy.
September 12, 2014 - New York Times
Prof. Peter Dreier offers policy proposals to increase economic diversity on college campuses.
September 9, 2014 - New York Times
Oxy is ranked as one of the country's most economically diverse campuses.
September 4, 2014 - WNPR
Famed theater designer Ming Cho Lee '53 is profiled.
September 3, 2014 - Nature
Investment banker Soroosh Shambayati '86 is among the former scientists "who got away."
August 26, 2014 - Business Insider
Prof. Lisa Wade lists 10 things every college professor hates.
August 22, 2014 - Variety
Prof. Caroline Heldman talks about the uncertain future of Sunday TV talk shows.
August 21, 2014 - Washington Post
Prof. Peter Dreier co-authors an analysis of the protests in Ferguson, Mo.
August 21, 2014 - LA Review of Books
Community Literacy Center Director Desiree Zamorano is interviewed about her new novel, The Amado Women.
August 20, 2014 - Spoon University
Oxy is ranked the country's third best campus for vegetarians.
August 19, 2014 - Huffington Post
The word is out: Oxy students are polite!
August 13, 2014 - The Daily Meal
Oxy has some of the best college food in the country.
August 12, 2014 - New York Times
Prof. Danielle Dirks argues in favor of a national, standardized campus climate survey on sexual assault.
August 4, 2014 - Parade Magazine
Will Westwater '16 recommends its top five picks for summer video games.
August 4, 2014 - KQED
Moore Lab Collections Manager James Maley clears up some ornithological confusion.
July 30, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Community Literacy Center Director Desiree Zamorano is interviewed about her latest novel, The Amado Women.
July 30, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
UEPI's Marc Vallianatos discusses Los Angeles' ongoing revision of its zoning code.
July 29, 2014 - Pasadena Star-News
The 90th birthday of Prof. Emeritus Bob Winter brings a well-deserved tribute.
July 25, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Clare Evans '06 and her new app are on a mission: to get you to love L.A.
July 24, 2014 - New York Magazine
Prof. Lisa Wade is quoted on the new anti-environmental fad of "rolling coal."
July 20, 2014 - San Bernardino Sun
Oxy's affordable housing internship program is featured.
July 17, 2014 - Huffington Post
Prof. Carmel Levitan's research into how colors smell is featured.
July 16, 2014 - Christian Science Monitor
Title IX Coordinator Ruth Jones is quoted on the impact of the Dartmouth Summit on Sexual Assault.
July 14, 2014 - New York Times
Associate vice president for development Mitchell Spearman is quoted on the use of online reviews of airlines.
July 9, 2014 - KCET
Prof. John McCormack weighs in on a high-stakes issue of avian genetics.
July 7, 2014 - Washington Post
Novelist Susan Coll '81 is profiled.
July 3, 2014 - broadwayworld.com
Playwright Brandon Baruch '07 wins big at the Hollywood Fringe Festival.
June 26, 2014 - CBS News
Financial Aid Director Maureen McRae Goldberg is quoted on simplifying the FAFSA form.
June 22, 2014 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted on the rise of hashtag activism.
June 20, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Peter Dreier urges new federal policies to aid the middle class in an op-ed.
June 17, 2014 - Christian Science Monitor
Dean Jorge Gonzalez is quoted on Mexico v. Brazil in soccer and economic performance.
June 17, 2014 - Wall Street Journal
Steven Paul '18 of Brooklyn, one of this year's winners in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, is profiled.
June 17, 2014 - Americas Quarterly
Prof. Derek Shearer speaks on the value of soccer diplomacy.
June 10, 2014 - The American Prospect
Prof. Thalia Gonzalez is quoted on the success of "restorative justice" programs in public high schools.
June 10, 2014 - CBS News
Oxy attracts more students from far away than most colleges, a new study shows.
June 2, 2014 - Boston Globe
Prof. Derek Shearer on the diplomatic potential of the World Cup.
May 30, 2014 - Maclean's
Prof. Lisa Wade analyses the significance of stick family decals.
May 30, 2014 - Publishers Weekly
Community Literacy Center Director and novelist Desiree Zamorano is profiled.
May 27, 2014 - National Public Radio
The Santa Cecilia Orchestra -- which uses Oxy's Thorne Hall as its chief venue -- is profiled.
May 27, 2014 - The Nation
Prof. Peter Dreier and co-author Jennifer Fiore address some of the policy implications of the recent Isla Vista shootings.
May 26, 2014 - University Business
The new McKinnon Center for Global Affairs is featured.
May 25, 2014 - New York Times
Men's basketball coach Brian Newhall '83 remembers San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's days in SCIAC.
May 18, 2014 - PBS News Hour
A posthumous interview with Oxy postdoctoral fellow Adrianne Wadewitz addressing Wikipedia's gender bias.
May 16, 2014 - Transitions Online
Prof. Walter Richmond's "groundbreaking" book on the Circassian genocide is reviewed.
May 13, 2014 - Huffington Post
Prof. Derek Shearer on the "silly season" of graduation speakers.
May 12, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Former Oxy President Ted Mitchell is confirmed as undersecretary of U.S. Department of Education.
May 8, 2014 - The New York Times
In an op-ed column Prof. Peter Dreier asks, What Housing Recovery?
May 8, 2014 - The Architect's Newspaper
The new McKinnon Center for Global Affairs gets a strong review.
May 6, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Praise for Roger Guenveur Smith '77's "spectacularly over-the-top" performance in Long Beach Opera's "A Fiddler's Tale."
April 30, 2014 - New York Times
Oxy's drone sculpture is part of a national phenomenon.
April 30, 2104 - Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
A tribute to the late Oxy trustee and former ASOC president Allen B. Gresham '53.
April 29, 2014 - National Public Radio
Prof. Peter Dreier is interviewed about Clippers owner Donald Sterling's relationship with the NAACP.
April 27, 2014 - New York Times
Rosalind Wiseman '91's Mean Girls lives on.
April 25, 2014 - Huffington Post
Prof. Lisa Wade explores how professors spend their time.
April 24, 2014 - Vanity Fair
Prof. Laural Meade '88's "exquisite" play Harry Thaw Hates Everybody gets a shout-out.
April 24, 2014 - Echo Magazine
Fred DuVal '76 discusses his campaign for Arizona governor.
April 22, 2014 - Salt Lake Tribune
Bryce Rademan '05 and his partners expand the Spitz restaurant chain to Salt Lake.
April 22, 2014 - CBS
Prof. Andrew Shtulman discusses "science ignorance."
April 13, 2014 - Los Angeles Daily News
Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Rick Cole '78 is profiled.
April 8, 2014 - Jezebel
Prof. Lisa Wade says diverse countries do better with female heads of state.
April 6, 2014 - New York Times
The late Jack Kemp '57 continues to be influential in the GOP.
April 4, 2014 - New York Times
Financial Aid Director Maureen McRae is singled out for her "heartfelt" advice on financial aid.
April 4, 2014 - Bloomberg
Prof. Caroline Heldman is quoted on the potential presidential candidacy of Hillary Clinton.
April 1, 2014 - Fast Company
Adding high-tech flair to a century-old building to create the McKinnon Center for Global Affairs.
March 30, 2014 - Los Angeles Times
Prof. Peter Dreier argues for raising the minimum wage in Los Angeles.
Feb. 3, 2014 – Journal-News
Kettering College names Nate Brandstater '91 as its seventh president.
Jan. 29, 2014 – PYMENTS.com
PIMCO announces Daniel J. Ivascyn '91 will join the Fund’s portfolio management team.
Jan. 28, 2014 – Washington Post
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted on corporate greed and JP Morgan.
Jan. 16, 2014 – New York Times
Legendary theater designer Ming Cho Lee ‘53's work goes on display at Yale.
Jan. 15, 2014 - Wall Street Journal
Prof. Lisa Wade quoted in article about “masculinity crisis."
Jan. 10, 2014 – Saudi US Relations Information Service
Mayor Eric Garcetti cites his teaching experience at Occidental as proof that innovation exists in Los Angeles.
Nov. 27, 2013 – Huffington Post
Coverage on the course offered by CTSJ, “RuPaul: Camp Culture, Gender Insubordination, and the Politics of Performance."
Nov. 12, 2013 – New York Times
Professor emerita Elizabeth Wayland Barber describes the problem faced by Etsy as demand for handmade items increases in the context of the historical Industrial Revolution.
Oct. 31, 2013 – LA Times
Would Janette Sadik-Khan ’82 and her leadership style would be a good fit for the city of Los Angeles?
Oct. 30, 2013 – Q Street Startups
Peter Polydor ’09 gives insight into how he got his start in entrepreneurship and shared wisdom and resources for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Oct. 25, 2013 – LA Times
Movie review of “American Promise," a documentary that follows Idris Brewster ’16 and his friend Seun Summers.
Oct. 24, 2013 – Pasadena Star-News
Kwame Do ’16 is having a stellar season after struggling last year to adjust to collegiate football.
Oct. 21, 2013 – Christian Science Monitor
Prof. Ronald Solorzano is quoted as an expert regarding bilingual education in Los Angeles public schools.
Oct. 18, 2013 – White House Press Room
President Barack Obama ’83 remarks at the nomination of Jeh Johnson that Oxy is “a fine college," in reference to the absence of Johnson’s wife and son Jeh Jr. Johnson ’17 due to Parent’s Weekend.
Oct. 18, 2013 – New York Times
Film review of “American Promise," a documentary that follows Idris Brewster ’16 and his friend Seun Summers.
Oct. 17, 2013 – Venture Beat
Profile of new startup Mode, founded by former Yammer executives including Derek Steer ’07.
Oct. 15, 2013 – Pasadena Star-News
Randy Jurado Ertll ’95 describes his activist work latest book The Life of an Activist: In the Frontlines 24/7, and says he got the “activist bug" while at Oxy.
Oct. 14, 2013 – LA Times
Prof. Peter Dreier is quoted as an expert in a piece about Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent signing of several immigration bills.
Oct. 13, 2013 – Santa Maria Times
Mike Gibson ’76 is honored in his 25 years of philanthropic service in the Santa Barbara Valley.
Oct. 7, 2013 – LA Times
A piece on Los Angeles as the site of events taking on corporate-style school reform highlights Diane Ravitch’s recent visit to Oxy.