Hitting the Court with an Ear on the Ball
6/4/12 | The New York Times
Students in E4 worked on a tennis ball for the blind that emits noise as it flies
Science Has a Girl Problem
5/4/12 | CNN
President Klawe and HMC featured in spot about gender gap in science.
What We Lose by Losing Women in the Hard Sciences
4/26/12 | PBS NewsHour
President Klawe is interviewed by Judy Woodruff on reasons behind the gender gap in math and science.
Giving Women the Access Code
4/2/12 | The New York Times
Profiles President Klawe and the Computer Science Department's success in attracting women to CS.
True Love Lasts for a Decade
2/3/12 | UK Daily Mail
Psychology Professor Deb Mashek's research highlighted.
Three Claremont Professors Awarded Engineering's Highest Honor
1/6/12 | Los Angeles Times
Professors Clive Dym, Mack Gilkeson and Rich Phillips win the 2012 Gordon Prize.
How One College President is Breaking Down Barriers
12/13/11 | Forbes
Female computer science majors at HMC grow to three times national average.
Klawe Turns Harvey Mudd College into Haven for Women in Tech
9/23/11 | Bloomberg
HMC's Computer Science Department triples the number of female majors.
5 Questions for “Mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin
7/27/11 | NBC (Education Nation Blog)
NBC interviews HMC Mathematics Professor Arthur Benjamin.
HMC Grad Nelson Looks Back Fondly on Three Shuttle Trips into Space
7/8/11 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
As a member of the astronaut corps, George "Pinky" Nelson '72 made three trips into space aboard three different crafts in the space shuttle fleet in the 1980s.
How to Describe the Donut Man's Strawberry Specialty? Great Taste, Messy Filling
7/4/11 | Los Angeles Times Online
Every spring, the Donut Man rewards a group of unicyclists from Harvey Mudd College with doughnuts and drinks for making a 9-mile ride.
Mensa Gathering 2011: The Organization for the Intelligent Holds Annual Gathering in Portland
6/29/11 | OregonLive.com
HMC Mathematics Professor Art Benjamin, resident “mathemagician,” will attend Mensa’s annual gathering from Jun. 29 - Jul. 4.
Co-producer Gregory P. Rae ’00 Wins Tony Award for “Normal Heart”
6/12/11 | TonyAwards.com
“The Normal Heart,” which made its Broadway debut this year and is co-produced by Harvey Mudd College Trustee and computer science/mathematics alumnus Gregory P. Rae ’00, has won three Tony awards. Read the news release.
TechAmerica Orange County Unveils 2011 High-Tech Innovation Award Winners
6/10/11 | PRNewswire
TechAmerica announced Greenway Design Group, Inc. as the winner of the Harvey Mudd College Green Engineering Award. Certificates of merit in this category were also presented to Amonix and Fisker Automotive.
Claremont Colleges Ultimate Frisbee Team Wins Division III National Championship
6/7/11 | College News
The Claremont Braineaters, the 5-C Men’s Ultimate Frisbee team, won the DIII Ultimate Frisbee National Championship. The team, lead by Zack Purdy ’13, consists of 29 players from HMC, CMC, Pomona and Pitzer.
Glitz and Magic as Science Gets the Celebrity Treatment
6/6/11 | New Scientist
HMC Mathematics Professor Art Benjamin performed at this year’s World Science Festival.
Confronting China’s Industrial Ghosts
6/2/11 | China Dialogue
Robert Best ’10 described contaminated and abandoned factory sites in China. As a Watson Fellow, Robert studied factors that contribute to the success or failure of sustainability efforts in China, Ireland, United Arab Emirates, Kenya and the United Kingdom.
Summer Programs Help Long Beach-Area’s Underprivileged Kids
5/31/11 | Long-Beach Press Telegram
The Claremont-Long Beach Math Collaborative, a partnership between the Long Beach Unified School District, The Claremont Colleges and Harvey Mudd College, will provide a leg up in math to a group of incoming freshmen from North Long Beach.
Nathaniel Davis, Diplomat, is Dead at 86
5/22/11 | New York Times
Nathaniel Davis, an American ambassador to Chile and political science professor at Harvey Mudd College, dies at 86.
Jordan Moves into 21st Century
5/19/11 | Gazettes Newspaper
Incoming freshmen to Jordan High School in North Long Beach will offer students the opportunity to participate in a summer program at HMC where they will improve their math skills.
Claremont Graduations Feature Some Influential Names
5/13/11 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Harvey Mudd College’s commencement speaker is Marissa Mayer, Google’s vice president of consumer products overseeing mobile, local and contextual discovery products.
Welch Allyn President and Chief Executive Officer Speaks at Annenberg Leadership and Management Speaker Series
5/11/11 | Yahoo! Finance
Julie Shimer, president and CEO of Welch Allyn, leading global provider of medical diagnostic equipment, recently spoke at the Annenberg Leadership and Management Speaker Series at Harvey Mudd College.
Blog: Ivy Leagues Bring Big Bucks
5/10/11 | 5News (Blogging with Anchor Ashley Beck)
Harvey Mudd College is listed as one of the colleges bringing the highest paychecks, based on mid-career median salary.
Forty High School Teams to Participate in Three-Day Solar-Powered Boat Competition
5/10/10 | Yahoo! Finance
Harvey Mudd College is the technical advisory team at the Metropolitan Water District’s solar cup.
Maria Klawe Joins Broadcom Board of Directors
5/6/11 | PRNewswire via Yahoo! Finance
Broadcom Corporation recently announced the election Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, to its Board of Directors.
Liberal Arts Colleges with Lowest Student-Faculty Ratios
4/26/11 | U.S. News and World Report
Ranked No. 18, HMC is one of the liberal arts colleges in the nation with the lowest student-faculty ratios, 8:1.
TechAmerica Reveals 2011 High-Tech Innovation Awards Finalists
4/20/11 | PR Newswire
TechAmerica announces the finalists for the Harvey Mudd College Green Engineering Award as part of the 18th Annual Orange County High-Tech Innovation Awards.
The Price of Perception
4/16/11 | New York Times (State Version)
Henry E. Riggs, president emeritus of Harvey Mudd College and the Keck Graduate Institute, discusses college tuition.
A Midsemester Night's Dream at Harvey Mudd College
4/12/11 | The Chronicle of Higher Education
The production of Shakespeare each year by Professor Jeffrey Groves’ literature course has become an institution at HMC.
Losing Ground on Salaries
4/11/11 | Inside Higher Ed
According to the annual study of salaries by the American Association of University Professors, HMC is ranked sixth among liberal arts colleges in salaries for full professors.
College ROI: What We Found
4/8/11 | Bloomberg Businessweek
Harvey Mudd College graduates receive an average $1.7 million return on their educational investment, according to data released by Bloomberg Businessweek and PayScale. HMC shifted up from last year’s No. 4 spot to the No. 2 spot, nestled between the California Institute of Technology and MIT.
More articles on PayScale’s 2011 College ROI Report: Bloomberg Businessweek via Yahoo! Finance (4/11/11)
Cisco’s Chambers, Apple Legend Wozniak Among Techiest Class of 2011 Commencement Speakers
4/7/11 | NetworkWorld
Google’s Marissa Mayer is HMC’s commencement speaker on May 15.
Seafood May Yield a Health Solution
4/4/11 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Synedgen, a Claremont- based biotechnology company co-founded by HMC chemistry Professor Shenda Baker, is developing a treatment for painful mouth sores that plague many cancer patients.
From the Boardroom to the Classroom: A Conversation with Maria Klawe, Microsoft Board Member and President, Harvey Mudd College
3/30/11 | Microsoft New England R&D Center
President Klawe will speak about women in STEM fields on April 7 at Microsoft’s New England R&D Center.
HIV AIDS Gets Fresh Attention with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
3/22/11 | Thinking Clearly Daily News
An article highlights Gates’ comments on his Foundation’s work on HIV/AIDS during his visit to HMC.
A Conversation with Bill Gates
3/20/11 | SCCPress.com
Radiation Plume No Threat to Health in California, Experts Say
3/17/11 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Adam Edwards, assistant professor of physics, is quoted regarding the radiation plume threat in California.
Conference to Encourage Young Black Girls to Consider Science, Math or Technology as a Career
3/17/11 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
A math and science conference was held at HMC.
Women in Computer Science @ Harvey Mudd College: Three Promising Practices
3/15/11 | Education@Google YouTube channel
HMC Professor Christine Alvarado presents on women in computer science, posted by Education@Google as part of their Tech Talks series.
Bill Gates: Rebel with a Cause – Part One
3/12/11 | San Gabriel Valley Business Journal
Bill Gates to Pay a Visit to Bridges Auditorium
3/11/11 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Help the Poorest: Gates’ Message to Students at Claremont Colleges
3/11/11 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
The Ethnorelative Engineer: Culturally Immersive Study Abroad Programs for Engineering Students
Finding ways to participate in study abroad programs is a challenge for students in the science and engineering disciplines. Harvey Mudd College offers a distinctive educational experience that adds study abroad to the curriculum.
The Most Popular Liberal Arts Colleges
2/25/11 | U.S. News & World Report
Harvey Mudd College is among the most popular liberal arts schools with a yield of 27.6 percent in fall 2009 (percentage of applicants accepted that enroll in the fall).
Harvey Mudd College Named to the Princeton Review's List of 50 "Best Value" Colleges for 2011
2/22/11 | The Princeton Review and USA Today
HMC has been named one of the nation's 50 "Best Value" private colleges and universities according to The Princeton Review.
Students Build Their FIRST Robot
2/21/11 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
HMC is mentioned as a sponsor of the Diamond Bar High School robotic team competing in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotic competition.
63 Colleges with the Best Financial Aid
2/18/11 | CBS MoneyWatch.com
Harvey Mudd College is among the schools that provide the best financial aid for college according to the recent U.S. News & World Report survey.
Which Colleges Claim to Meet Students' Full Financial Need?
2/16/11 | U.S. News & World Report
Out of more than 1,700 surveyed by U.S. News, HMC is among the list of 63 schools that claim to meet their students' full financial need.
Algorithms Can't Solve CS Gender Gap
2/16/11 | The Brown Daily Herald
At Harvey Mudd, the number of female computer science students has gone up significantly in recent years, the proportion of females increasing from 10 percent to 42 percent, according to Klawe.
Beneath a Pirate Flag, West Hall Offers Pranks and the Occasional Nightmare
2/15/11 | Chronicle of Higher Education
Ask Maria Klawe about West Hall and she pauses, almost imperceptibly, for just a moment. Then Ms. Klawe, the president of Harvey Mudd College, brightens. "Well, it’s known as Wild West," she says of the residence hall, a little landscape of chaos in the middle of Harvey Mudd’s sleek Modernist campus.
Salk Professor Terrence Sejnowski Elected to National Academy of Engineering
2/11/11 | PR Newswire
HMC is mentioned for honoring Salk Professor Terrence Sejnowski with the Wright Prize for interdisciplinary research.
Liberal Arts Colleges for Those Seeking Generous Salaries
2/10/11 | Huffington Post
HMC is listed as the top liberal arts college with the best-paid graduates (out of 10 featured).
Foreign Policy: How We Can Win the Invention Race
1/28/11 | National Public Radio
The article discusses the need for more "people and place" policies to help small businesses that support research, training and collaboration. The Clinic Program at Harvey Mudd College, for example, involves students in solving real-world problems that have immediate commercial or scientific applications.
World’s Largest Social Networking Experiment Knows Success
1/15/11 | PR Newswire
HMC students participate in the Wiki Geeks project, which involves using the abilities of social networking, blogging, Smart Phone apps and other technologies to address social, scientific, cultural and environmental problems.
Dogs Show Students: Exams' Bark is Worse than Bite
12/14/10 | Boston.com via AP
Colleges have long extended library hours and offered extra counseling around test time. Now they're adopting quirky stress-fighting events for students, who face a tough job market in addition to finishing up the semester. From dog visits to free midnight massages to laser tag, students are getting help navigating those last days before turning in final papers and taking finals.
Colleges that Bring the Highest Paycheck 2011
12/21/10 | Yahoo via CNBC
Harvey Mudd College ranked first by PayScale.com for the highest salary potential at the mid-career median salaries of its graduates.
Best Values in Private Colleges
12/2010 | Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine
Harvey Mudd College, along with the Claremont Colleges, was highlighted by Kiplingers as an exceptionally good value this year. In the December 2010 issue, Jane Bennet Clark of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine writes "For more great deals, check out the Claremont Colleges, five small liberal-arts colleges — Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer and Scripps, along with Pomona — on adjoining campuses about 30 miles east of Los Angeles. Students who enroll in one of the colleges can take classes at any of the others, an approach that other colleges have lately adopted in an effort to share resources and restrain costs. Claremont Colleges stand on their own when it comes to value, however. Each appears on this year’s rankings."
Does Romance End when Summer Does?
9/14/10 | CNN
Beverly Chen, associate dean of student health at Harvey Mudd College, weighs in on summer relationships.
Big Thinking at Small Universities
9/10/10 | ScienceCareers.org
"Numerous factors, large and small, come into play when one is deciding where to pursue a research career. Here, faculty members and deans size up their decision to work at a smaller institution and the issues that they face."
The Magic of Mathematics: Amaze Your Friends
8/2010 | The Daily Telegraph - UK
Math isn’t always deadly serious. To prove it, here’s a card trick to amaze your friends at the pub. It was invented by Arthur Benjamin, a mathematician and magician at Harvey Mudd College.
Possible Oil-spill Solutions Pour In, Seemingly Unheeded, from Around the World
7/3/10 | The Washington Post
"The enormous pressure and temperature conditions at the bottom of the ocean are hard to imagine," said Patrick Little, professor of engineering at Harvey Mudd College. "Even experienced engineers, when they start thinking about what happens there, are out of their range of experience."
Big Bucks Await Grads
3/16/10 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Local paper reports that HMC ranks No. 4 among colleges nationwide in midcareer salaries earned by graduates and No. 3 for recent graduates, according to data from PayScale.com. Chance Crompton ’13 and Director of Career Services Judy Fisher are quoted.
Mixed-gender Dorm Rooms are Gaining Acceptance
3/15/10 | Los Angeles Times
Gender-neutral housing is gaining support at some colleges in California and across the nation. Guy Gerbick, dean of residential life, describes HMC's policy, begun last fall.
Inland Valley has Fly Girls, too
3/2/10 | RC Now online
Women Airforce Service Pilots received their Congressional Gold Medals March 3 in Washington DC. They included Inland Valley residents Catherine Bridge of Claremont, Iris Critchell of Claremont and Pearl Judd of Rancho Cucamonga.
Horizon: What Makes A Genius? - Art Benjamin
2/22/10 | BBC TV
HMC Mathematics Professor Arthur Benjamin amazed the show host and passers by in a Boston Train station with his quick mental math abilities.