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Grant Bolsters Summer Student Research

June 10, 2013

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Undergraduate research at Harvey Mudd College has been bolstered by a $500,000 grant awarded by the Pasadena, Calif.-based Fletcher Jones Foundation. The grant adds to endowed funding for student research and will allow more students to participate in the College’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program. “Research is an essential part of our curriculum,” said HMC President […]

Students and Faculty Pursue Research Together

June 5, 2013

While some spend summer basking in the sun, about 200 Harvey Mudd College students will pursue summer research projects alongside 46 faculty members in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics and physics. Nearly 100 projects will be underway, ranging from tissue engineering and nanoelectrochemistry to shark tracking and robotics. Many employ interdisciplinary skills. The projects […]

NSF Grant to Fund New Alloy Development

May 30, 2013

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Harvey Mudd College has received a National Science Foundation grant to support international undergraduate research toward the development of stronger metallic alloys. The three-year, $223,438 grant will fund a collaborative project between HMC and the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. Led by engineering Professor Lori Bassman, the project will engage students in […]

First Student Campaign Raises Scholarship Funds

May 1, 2013

Harvey Mudd College students raised $5,183 toward a new endowed scholarship in the College’s first Student Giving Campaign. Held April 10-24, 2013, the campaign—which replaced the yearly senior gift— attracted participation from more than 36 percent of the study body. “The program was truly focused on a community of students working together to raise funds for […]

Presentation Days Displays Student Research

April 22, 2013

More than 300 students will present their research results May 6 and 8, during the 43rd Annual Presentation Days at Harvey Mudd College. The free, public event provides a platform for undergraduate students to unveil findings from their individual and team research projects. This year’s projects explore a variety of topics, including alternative energy, hypersonic […]

Young Scholars Treated to Day of Science

April 18, 2013

About 100 fourth- and fifth-graders enjoyed a day of fun and science activities April 6 during Science Day at Harvey Mudd College. Students, parents and teachers from San Antonio Elementary, Vejar Elementary, Barfield Elementary School and Harrison School attended the free, annual event, which features science workshops led by HMC Science Bus program student volunteers. […]

Upward Bound Program Success Soars

March 26, 2013

Harvey Mudd College’s Upward Bound (UB) program surpassed its goals for the 2011-2012 academic year, continuing on a successful course and aiming for higher marks in the future. The federally funded program helps low-income and potential first-generation college students improve their chances of getting into and graduating from a post-secondary institution. Ninety percent of the […]

Director to Boost HMC’s Community Connections

March 11, 2013

A generous grant from The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation will allow Harvey Mudd College to bolster its engagement with local and global communities. The $150,000, two-year grant will fund the creation of a director of community engagement position in the College’s Dean of Students office. The director will develop community partnerships, support student-led, community-outreach efforts […]

Event Encourages Girls to Pursue STEM Fields

February 21, 2013

At least 200 high school girls are expected to attend the Women Engineers and Scientists of Tomorrow (WEST) Conference on Saturday, March 2 at Harvey Mudd College. Hosted by the HMC chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), the event will offer young women an opportunity to learn about careers in engineering, science and […]

NSF Grant Funds Design of Multicore Processor Programming Model

December 17, 2012

Harvey Mudd College Computer Science Professors Chris Stone and Melissa O’Neill have been awarded a National Science Foundation grant to support undergraduate computer science research in concurrency. The three-year, $375,395 grant will fund the development of a simpler programming model for multicore processors. “These processors, with many computers on a single chip, are increasingly common […]

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