Topic: "Award"

Pippenger Named to Historical Society’s IT Honor Roll

September 3, 2014

Nick Pippenger

In recognition of an extraordinary contribution to the information technology industry, the IT History Society acknowledged Harvey Mudd College mathematics Professor Nicholas Pippenger, co-inventor of extendible hashing, a database access technique which has a dynamic structure that grows and shrinks gracefully as the database grows and shrinks. Pippenger, who worked on extendible hashing while at […]

Runner Tony Gnecco ’89 Named to CMS Hall of Fame

August 11, 2014

Tony Gnecco '89

With a trademark smile, rose-tinted spectacles and a shock of curly red hair, Tony Gnecco ’89—the “Red Rocket”—was known among track and field teammates for two rare talents: quiet, steady leadership and the ability to run like the wind. Claremont-McKenna-Scripps (CMS) Athletics will recognize those talents this fall when they induct the Southern California Intercollegiate […]

Students Excel in Biomimicry Challenge

July 29, 2014


Large-scale, complex human problems call for inspired solutions, like ones that require student teams to use nature’s own resources to create a sustainable and innovative design. The Harvey Mudd College team of Travis Beckman ’15 (engineering), Emma Frederick ’14 (engineering), Jirka Hladiš ’15 (engineering) and Alexander Lee ’14 (mathematical and computational biology) accepted the international […]

Cardenas Receives ASEE Best Paper Award

July 3, 2014

Mary Cardenas, engineering

Mary Cardenas, LaFetra Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, received a Best Paper award from the Division of Experimentation and Laboratory-Oriented Studies at the ASEE Annual Conference, held June 15-18. Cardenas presented the paper “An Implementation of Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELN) Using a Learning Management System Platform in an Undergraduate Experimental Engineering Course” during a special […]

Liz Baughman Awarded Henry T. Mudd Prize

May 27, 2014


Having worked at Harvey Mudd College for more than half of its existence and with four of its five presidents, Elizabeth Baughman has earned the deserved reputation of being a “walking encyclopedia of HMC history.” It’s just one of the areas for which she was lauded in the award citation of the 2014 Henry T. […]

Binder Prize Honors Staff Who Help Others

May 8, 2014


First-year student in your first real pickle? Not to worry. Deanna Huggins is on the job. An administrative assistant in the Facilities and Maintenance Department and the recipient of this year’s Mary G. Binder Prize, Huggins has been a friendly, familiar face to Mudders for nearly a decade. For housing issues, missing ID cards and […]

Shanahan Center Lauded for Green Design

May 7, 2014

R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning

In a world of finite resources, forward-thinking organizations must embrace new practices that reduce their impact on the environment. Harvey Mudd College recognizes that a sustainable approach to development helps ensure ample resources for future generations. The College’s most recently completed construction project, the R. Michael Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning, has earned a […]

Chemistry Seniors Capture Poster Award

May 1, 2014

Sejal Shah and Anastasia Patterson

Extensive hands-on research is integral to a Harvey Mudd education, but it doesn’t end there. The College is committed to teaching students how to communicate their findings effectively and professionally through top-notch written work, posters and presentations. Chemistry students Sejal Shah ’14 and Anastasia Patterson ’14 recently earned Best Poster awards at the Materials Research […]

Commitment to Environment and Community Earns Donti Udall Award

April 29, 2014


A career that involves both environmental sustainability and community engagement appeals to Priya Donti ’15. Her dedication to achieving that goal has earned the attention of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation, which seeks students like Donti who show passion for careers committed to the environment. Donti, a joint computer science/mathematics major […]

Students Honor Faculty, Staff Mentors

April 24, 2014

Harvey Mudd College staff and faculty are committed to teaching and nurturing  students to help them become tomorrow’s leaders and passionate problem solvers. In appreciation of two of the College’s many student advocates, students nominated faculty and staff members who have provided extraordinary support to the College’s developing leaders. Awards for Outstanding Staff Mentor and […]

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