Category: "Alumni"

Donors Respond, Support Harvey Mudd Diversity Programs

May 24, 2017

Seal of Harvey Mudd College

Recognizing that excellence, diversity, and inquiry go hand in hand, the College is building a more gender- and ethnically diverse student body, thereby strengthening the education and experience for all students. “STEM-focused, higher education institutions have long struggled with underrepresentation of historically marginalized communities,” says Sumun Pendakur, co-chief diversity officer, associate dean for institutional diversity […]

Endowed Scholarship to Support Future Physicians

May 23, 2017

The late Elise Brown '95

Accomplished physician, patient advocate and mentor Elise Brown ’95 (biology) is being remembered by her classmates, family and friends with an endowed scholarship, established in April. Brown, who passed away from complications of a bleeding cerebral aneurysm in June 2016, was an integral part of the strong, tough, supportive and fantastic women of the Harvey […]

Nancy Gamer, Former Alumni Director, Remembered

May 16, 2017

Harvey Mudd development staff, 1984

Nancy Gamer, a Harvey Mudd College Honorary Alumna and former director of alumni relations, passed away on April 26. She was 80 years old. Gamer arrived at Harvey Mudd in 1977 as a temporary worker and then was hired as alumni secretary. She was promoted into fundraising then to director of alumni relations. At HMC […]

Seniors, Alumni Garner NSF Fellowships

April 10, 2017

NSF GRFP logo

Two Harvey Mudd College seniors are recipients of National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, which recognize outstanding students pursuing advanced degrees in science and engineering. Seven recent Harvey Mudd graduates also received the prestigious fellowships. Three seniors and three alumni received honorable mentions. The fellowship supports graduate students pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited […]

Harvey Mudd Biology Students Publish Research

April 6, 2017

Professor of Biology Dan Stoebel with student

Associate Professor of Biology Dan Stoebel (pictured) and his colleagues, including Associate Professor of Biology Eliot Bush and seven Harvey Mudd students and alumni, have published a paper, “Genome-Wide Transcriptional Response to Varying RpoS Levels in Escherichia coli K-12,” in the American Society for Microbiology’s Journal of Bacteriology. Garrett Wong ’14, Alicia Schep ’11, Suzannah Beeler ’15, […]

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 […]