Category: "Alumni"

HMC Bridge Club to Compete in Collegiate Bridge Bowl

March 17, 2017

Students playing bridge

The Harvey Mudd College Bridge Club recently qualified for the American Contract Bridge League Collegiate Bridge Bowl tournament in Toronto, Canada, this July. Marissa Gee ’18, Nicholas Koskelo ’20, Kemper Ludlow ’18, Daniel Sonner ’18 and Jake Williams ’20 will compete for bragging rights and an opportunity to claim scholarships from a $20,000 pool. Bridge […]

Engineering Alumna, Now Department Chair, Receives OCEC Award

March 15, 2017

Professor of Engineering Elizabeth Orwin

For being a longtime mentor to the next generation of women engineers, Harvey Mudd College alumna and engineering Professor Elizabeth Orwin ’95 received the Orange County Engineering Council’s Distinguished Educator Award and President’s Award. The awards were presented during the OCEC’s annual banquet Feb. 25. The event honors the accomplishments, quality and diversity of engineering […]

Harvey Mudd Alumni Association Announces 2017 Awards

March 1, 2017

Seal of Harvey Mudd College

The Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABOG) has announced its annual awards, which recognize impact on Harvey Mudd College as well as service to society. The awards will be presented Saturday, April 29, during the College’s annual Alumni Weekend festivities. Outstanding Alumni The Board of Governors selected six alumni to receive the […]

Visual Effects Work of Harvey Mudd Alumnus Earns Academy Honor

February 23, 2017

Melissa Aczon '93 and Academy awardee Cliff Stein '92

Live action movies like Edge of Tomorrow and animated features like The Smurfs all benefit from the dazzling, often mind-bending work of technical innovators like Harvey Mudd alumnus Clifford Stein ’92 (computer science). Since July 2005, Stein has worked as a software engineer at Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI), a “for-hire” visual effects studio for feature […]

Harvey Mudd Math Alumnus to Receive CBE from the Queen

January 5, 2017

Jack Cuzick

Harvey Mudd College 2010 Outstanding Alumnus Jack Cuzick ’70, recipient of the 2015 American Cancer Society Medal of Honor and Fellow of the Royal Society will receive a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Cuzick, whose work has been featured in Harvey Mudd College Magazine, is Director of Queen Mary University of London’s Wolfson […]

Mellon Foundation Grant Supports Teaching and Learning at The Claremont Colleges

October 3, 2016

Seal of Harvey Mudd College

The Claremont University Consortium has received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a new Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) to help faculty members enhance their teaching through programming, consultation services and support programs. The design of the CTL has been informed by research on teaching and learning centers […]

High-resolution Nanoscope Provides New View of Whole Cells

September 21, 2016

Whitney Duim, Harvey Mudd College chemistry

A new, ultra-resolution nanoscope is giving biological researchers the power to see deep within whole cells. Until recently, the challenge with optical microscopy has been to obtain complete, high resolution, images of cells and tissues because resolution rapidly deteriorates due to the thickness of the structures. With a microscope that now allows three-dimensional imaging of […]

Paul Slaats, Football, is HMC Athlete of the Year

August 9, 2016

Paul Slaats '17, CMS football player greets opponents

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department named Harvey Mudd College football standout Paul Slaats ’17 Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Outstanding Athlete of the Year for his athletic and academic achievements during the 2015–2016 season. Slaats, a nose guard, captained the defensive line with 46 tackles on the season and led the team with 7.5 “tackles for […]

Class of 2016 a Milestone for Women in Physics

May 17, 2016

graduates walking

For the first time in its history, Harvey Mudd College graduated more female physics majors than male at its annual commencement, May 15, 2016. Of the 25 students completing a physics degree, 13 were women (52 percent). In another first, the College graduated more female computer science majors than male—54.4 percent of students graduating with a degree […]