Topic: "Community Engagement"

ASA Fellow David Vosburg Fosters Science/Faith Dialogue

September 15, 2014

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Harvey Mudd College Associate Professor of Chemistry David Vosburg has been elected a 2014 Fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA), an international network of Christians in the sciences who explore the relationship between science and Christianity and foster dialogue between two often opposing viewpoints. A longtime member of the group, Vosburg is the first […]

Commitment to Environment and Community Earns Donti Udall Award

April 29, 2014

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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 […]

Get Inspired to Aspire With Sacred SISTAHS

April 22, 2014

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Excellence and diversity go hand in hand. At Harvey Mudd, this is demonstrated by the College’s continued efforts to increase the diversity of its community and through community engagement activities that expand access to science and technology careers for underrepresented populations and generate passion for science at an early age. The Office of Community Engagement […]

Harvey Mudd Lauds Student Leaders

April 17, 2014

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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 […]

Community Engagement Partners Mudders, Youngsters

April 1, 2014

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In an ongoing effort to find tomorrow’s scientists today, Harvey Mudd College is invested in community engagement programs aimed at generating interest in STEM studies, especially among underrepresented populations. Two such programs, coordinated by student organizations the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Science Bus, take place Saturday, April 5. The Harvey Mudd chapter of […]

Christian Stevens ’14 Awarded Watson Fellowship

March 19, 2014

Christian Stevens

Joint biology and chemistry major Christian Stevens ’14 has been awarded one of this year’s prestigious Watson Fellowships. Forty-three fellows were chosen from more than 700 candidates worldwide. The Thomas J. Watson Foundation awards the coveted fellowships to a distinguished group of graduating seniors each year, providing each fellow one year of international, independent study […]

Robots Invade Harvey Mudd at FIRST Robotics Scrimmage

February 11, 2014

Interest was so great among high schools competing in the FIRST Robotics Scrimmage hosted by the FIRST Mentors Club of Harvey Mudd College this year that a second day was added to accommodate additional teams that had registered for the event. Twenty-nine high school teams squared off for the scrimmage Feb. 15 and 16 inside […]

Eclipse Coming to Harvey Mudd, March 11

February 10, 2014

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Scientific discussions of astronomical obscurities may be common occurrences in the new Shanahan complex but talk will shift to an Eclipse of an entirely different nature next Tuesday when Harvey Mudd will be graced by the spare and stunning sounds of a string quartet of the same name. On March 11, in a celebration of […]

Lego Challenge Inspires Youthful Innovation

February 6, 2014

Professor Erika Dyson (black sweatshirt) and Sean Messenger '15 support the student inventors.

Dozens of pint-sized, autonomous robots performed rescue missions during fall as part of a FIRST Lego League Challenge at Harvey Mudd College, marking the first time the regional qualifying competition has been held on a college campus. More than 230 elementary and middle-school students from throughout Southern California participated in the Nov. 23 event, which […]

Williams to Discuss Why Better Data Equals Better Health at TEDxClaremontColleges, Feb. 22

January 27, 2014

Talithia Williams

Temperature, blood pressure, heart rate—all are forms of data that can help us understand our bodies and recognize when something is going wrong, enabling our doctors to better diagnose us. Statistician and Harvey Mudd College mathematics Professor Talithia Williams discovered that by listening to her body and making note of her data, she became empowered. […]

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