Category: "Award"

New Emphasis on Civic Learning at Harvey Mudd College

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Civic learning and community engagement efforts at Harvey Mudd College have merged, and the College recently received national recognition for its civic activities. Established in 2015, the Office of Community Engagement began integrating civic learning and engagement activities into its programming during 2020, and the HMC community has been supportive and engaged. Now officially renamed […]

Harvey Mudd College 2022 Astronaut Scholars

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Based upon exemplary academic performance, ingenuity and unique aptitude for research, Harvey Mudd College students Amani Maina-Kilaas ’23 and Alec Vercruysse ’23 have been selected by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation to join the elite group of Astronaut Scholars for the 2022–2023 academic year. Offered to students pursuing degrees in STEM, the 2022 ASF Astronaut Scholarship […]

Harvey Mudd Mathematician Joins Backgammon Hall of Fame

Art Benjamin

Harvey Mudd College mathematics professor and mathemagician Art Benjamin was inducted into the American Backgammon Hall of Fame June 11. The American Backgammon Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have achieved extraordinary playing results and/or have made extraordinary contributions to the game of backgammon in the United States. Benjamin and John O’Hagan joined 25 other […]

2022 Binder Prize Goes to Gonzalez and Limon

Harvey Mudd College selected two employees to receive the 2022 Mary G. Binder Prize: Lorena Gonzalez, Department of Engineering Clinic Program Coordinator and Guillermina “Gigi” Limon, building attendant in the Office of Facilities and Maintenance. The Mary G. Binder Prize honors a member of HMC’s support staff “who combines a record of exceptional service with […]

Lisa Sullivan Awarded 2022 Mudd Prize

Lisa Sullivan

Lisa Sullivan, recipient of the 2022 Henry T. Mudd Prize, an award that recognizes extraordinary service, has experienced many firsts during her career at Harvey Mudd College. In addition to being the first female chair of her department (Humanities, Social Sciences and the Arts), Sullivan was the inaugural associate dean of academic affairs, the first […]

2022 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Awards

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For the past decade, Harvey Mudd College has recognized outstanding examples of leadership during its annual Leadership Awards event, coordinated by the Division of Student Affairs. For the 2022 presentations, community members gathered via Zoom webinar for the ceremony to celebrate students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. A selection committee […]

Harvey Mudd Physics Major Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Albany Blackburn ’23

Albany Blackburn ’23, a Harvey Mudd College physics major, is the recipient of a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, the most prestigious national award for undergraduate STEM researchers. The award for undergraduate U.S. sophomores and juniors covers the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to $7,500 per year. This year, 417 scholarships were […]

Harvey Mudd College Watson Fellow to Study Empathy

Kaitlyn Paulsen '22

Not only is empathy one of her own core values, Kaitlyn Paulsen ’22 believes that empathy unites everyone. As a recipient of a 2022 Watson Fellowship, she looks forward to developing deeper empathy while investigating “Caring over Curing: Endurance through Challenging Health Experiences” during travel to Australia, France, Japan, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. […]

Harvey Mudd Alumni Association Announces 2022 Outstanding Alumni

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The Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors has announced the recipients of the 2022 Outstanding Alumni Award, which recognizes impact on the College as well as service to society. Given from alumni to alumni, the award recognizes individuals who have made a sustained and effective commitment to improving society and who best exemplify […]

Harvey Mudd Engineers Help Company and Earn First Place for Technical Paper

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With the help of Harvey Mudd College engineering students, a Southern California contract packaging company is becoming more competitive, efficient  and profitable. A detailed, comprehensive work plan, developed by the students with guidance from their professor Kash Gokli, Oliver C. Field Professor of Manufacturing Practice and Engineering Economics, won first place ($300) in the technical […]