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After School Specials! Sing for Solidarity, Social Change

The After School Specials perform on stage.

Solos by Aleina Wachtel ’16 and Annalise Schweickart ’18 can be seen at 56 seconds and 2:54, respectively. Lend your support to by voting for the After School Specials in the Sing for Survivors Contest. As a rallying cry for everyone to see their responsibility in preventing sexual assault, students on U.S. college campuses are […]

EnviroLab Asia Trip Highlights Urgent Environmental Concerns

EnviroLab Asia participants.

A multidisciplinary lens provided an eye-opening perspective for researchers from The Claremont Colleges and Yale-NUS who traveled to Singapore and Malaysian Borneo in January to study the relationship between deforestation, oil palm and marine life in Southeast Asia. The Jan. 4–13 trip was the first for EnviroLab Asia, a five-college initiative based at Claremont McKenna […]

Harvey Mudd Launches Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

Raising awareness about humanity’s increasing footprint on critical ecosystem services and resources is just one goal of the Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design, which the campus community officially launched Sept. 25. “Hixon Center programs build on the many sustainability initiatives and goals achieved since Harvey Mudd’s founding and draw on the […]

$25 Million Gift Establishes Center for Creativity and Collaboration for the 5Cs

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“The challenges we face today call for audacious thinkers and doers who can work collaboratively and creatively across disciplines.” —Rick Sontag (HMC ’64) In making a $25 million gift that will benefit the five undergraduate campuses of The Claremont Colleges, Rick and Susan Sontag hope to help some of the nation’s most talented students harness […]

Harvey Mudd Students Among CMS Scholar Athletes

CMS Women's Tennis

Harvey Mudd students who are exceptional scholars as well as accomplished athletes were recognized by various organizations for their accomplishments in Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) sports. SCIAC Honors The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) 2014–2015 Spring All-Academic Teams include 70 CMS students out of the 436 honorees. To be eligible, the student-athlete must have at least a […]

Harvey Mudd Enhances Campus Safety With LiveSafe

Shanahan Center Harvey Mudd College

To further its commitment to provide a safe campus for students, faculty and staff, Harvey Mudd College has partnered with LiveSafe, a mobile technology service, to launch a mobile application that enables fast two-way communication with campus safety officials and friends. Individuals can share information about anything from suspicious activity, mental health concerns or sexual […]

Henry Riggs, Third Harvey Mudd College President, Dies

Henry Riggs

Henry E. (“Hank”) Riggs, past president of Harvey Mudd College, former vice president for development at Stanford University, founder and first president of Keck Graduate Institute, died at his home in Palo Alto on June 10, after a brief illness. His wife and children were at his side. A memorial service is planned for June […]

Mudders Among First Mellon Mays Fellows

Seal of Harvey Mudd College

Two Harvey Mudd College rising juniors are among 10 inaugural fellows selected for the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program, an initiative of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that aims to increase faculty diversity at The Claremont Colleges by supporting underrepresented students to pursue careers as professors. Cesar Orellana and Willie Zuniga were each selected […]

Consortium Grant Promotes Diversity Among College Faculty

Shanahan Center Harvey Mudd College

A new $1 million grant to The Claremont Colleges—Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona and Scripps—will push forward efforts by this group of small, academically rigorous institutions to create a more diverse faculty for America’s colleges and universities. The grant was awarded as part of the five colleges’ acceptance as members of the Mellon Mays […]

Mudders Take Top Prizes at 5-C Team Hackathon

Close-up of hands holding device showing app.

Harvey Mudd College encourages a collaborative problem-solving approach that lets students harness the power of collective skill and experience. Harvey Mudd students put this power to good use at the recent 5-C Hackathon, an all-night programming competition that challenges students to design a useful Internet application. Harvey Mudd fielded winning teams—both made up of first […]