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Vi Jacobs: Longtime Supporter Leaves Lasting Legacy

Violet “Vi” Jabara Jacobs, a longtime supporter of Harvey Mudd College, died Jan. 12, 2015. She was 99. Vi began her association with Harvey Mudd in 1973 when her late husband, Joseph J. Jacobs, the founder of Jacobs Engineering, was appointed to the College’s board. Violet and Joseph generously supported Harvey Mudd for four decades, […]

Longtime Trustee Norman F. Sprague III Dies

Norman Sprague III

Harvey Mudd College Trustee Norman F. Sprague III, an active and dedicated member of the board of trustees for 35 years, died March 14, 2014, at the age of 67. He was the grandson of Harvey S. Mudd, for whom the College is named. “Norm was a truly extraordinary person as well as an amazing […]

Harvey Mudd College Launches $150 Million Fundraising Campaign

campaign launch event

Harvey Mudd College, a leading innovator in science, engineering and mathematics undergraduate education, has launched a $150 million comprehensive campaign. “Harvey Mudd is on a mission,” said President Maria Klawe. “We seek to fund the people, programs and places that will allow us to ensure that a steady stream of passionate problem solvers is available […]

Harvey Mudd College Chooses Smart Growth

In a world hungry for solutions that Harvey Mudd College graduates can offer, educating and producing even more graduates may seem the logical choice. Yet developing innovative, socially responsible problem-solvers takes a unique environment, one that Mudders value. So protecting this culture proved integral to a Nov. 1 decision to boost Harvey Mudd’s student body […]

Three Join HMC Board of Trustees

Harvey Mudd College has elected three new members to its board of trustees. Annie Tran Kao ’02 serves as a structural engineer with the Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc., a manufacturer of construction building products.She joined the company in 2006 as a branch engineer and served as the Southwest training and education manager from 2009 to […]