Ogihara Graduates from Hamilton College
June 30, 2022
Toscana Ogihara, of Culver City, received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamilton College on Sunday, May 22, in a Commencement ceremony concluding the college's 210th year.
A dance and movement studies and neuroscience major, Ogihara graduated with departmental honors in dance and movement studies.
Ogihara completed a dance and movement studies thesis titled "Discrete Junctures (choreography)," and a neuroscience thesis titled "Examining the Role of Adenosine and Extracellular-Regulated Kinases via Spontaneous Field Potentials in Anoxia Tolerant Trachemys scripta."
Gillian Zucker, a member of Hamilton's Class of 1990 and president of business operations for the NBA's LA Clippers, was awarded an honorary degree and delivered the Commencement address. In her remarks, Zucker compared her time at Hamilton with that of this year's graduates, who were sophomores when the COVID-19 pandemic began