Topic: "Award"

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 […]

Harvey Mudd Lauds Student Leaders

April 17, 2014

Student leaders-ibarra etc

The inclusive, collaborative learning atmosphere for which Harvey Mudd College is known is due in large part to its students, who demonstrate integrity, compassion and accountability. During the College’s second annual Leadership Awards celebration April 11, awards were given to those demonstrating these beneficial traits and applying them to on-campus and community service activities. Honorees […]

NSF Research Fellowships Awarded to Students, Alumni

April 4, 2014

campus view

Four Harvey Mudd College seniors—Sam Gutekunst, Miranda Parker, Sheena Patel and Jeremy Usatine—are recipients of this year’s National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, which recognize outstanding students pursuing advanced degrees in the STEM disciplines. Seven recent Harvey Mudd graduates also received the prestigious fellowships. One current senior and 10 alumni received honorable mentions. The fellowship […]

Mudd Teams Meritorious at Math Contests

April 3, 2014


For an entire weekend, students commandeer workrooms and collaborate in an intense competition. They work through the night, catching naps at odd hours, leaving only to gather more information, pay for food delivery or use the restroom. The Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM), held each February, is a tradition […]

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