Topic: "Community Engagement"

EnviroLab Asia Trip Highlights Urgent Environmental Concerns

March 21, 2016

EnviroLab Asia

A multidisciplinary lens provided an eye-opening perspective for researchers from The Claremont Colleges and Yale-NUS who traveled to Singapore and Malaysian Borneo in January to study the relationship between deforestation, oil palm and marine life in Southeast Asia. The Jan. 4–13 trip was the first for EnviroLab Asia, a five-college initiative based at Claremont McKenna […]

Homework Hotline Takes 20,000th Call

March 4, 2016

Homework Hotline tutors 2016

A high school student seeking help on his calculus homework became the 20,000th caller for the Harvey Mudd College Homework Hotline, an over-the-phone, mathematics and science tutoring service for students in grades 4 through 12. The call was answered March 2 at about 6:20 p.m. by Harvey Mudd engineering student Marianna Sbordone ’19, one of […]

Hawkins To Study Air Pollution With CAREER Grant

November 13, 2015

Hawkins, Lelia-05

A Harvey Mudd College professor of chemistry is studying the nature of particulate air pollution to better understand how air pollution particles interact with light—a key problem in addressing climate change. In support of this research, Barbara Stokes Dewey Assistant Professor Lelia Hawkins has received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant from the […]

Harvey Mudd Launches Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

October 1, 2015

Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

Raising awareness about humanity’s increasing footprint on critical ecosystem services and resources is just one goal of the Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design, which the campus community officially launched Sept. 25. “Hixon Center programs build on the many sustainability initiatives and goals achieved since Harvey Mudd’s founding and draw on the […]

Benjamin’s Book Has Appeal for Math Lovers and Math-phobics

September 1, 2015

Benjamin, Arthur

Think of a number between 20 and 100. Then add the digits together. Now subtract the total from your original number. Finally, add the digits of the new number together. You’re thinking of the number 9, right? Well, if you’re not, you may do well to read the new book by Harvey Mudd College mathematics […]

Science Bus Awarded Biology Grant

June 29, 2015

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Science Bus, a student-run volunteer organization at Harvey Mudd College that brings weekly hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) lessons to elementary school students, was awarded €1,600 ($1,800) from the European Society for Evolutionary Biology to develop and teach evolution-themed lessons. More than 50 Science Bus student volunteers raise funds, develop lessons and work […]

Students, Faculty, Staff Honored for Leadership

April 29, 2015

2015 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Award recipients

Great institutions rely on talented leaders, like those honored April 24 at Harvey Mudd College’s third annual Leadership Awards Ceremony. Leadership Awards affirm students, faculty and staff not only for their academic talents and job proficiency, but also for their engagement and contribution to the Harvey Mudd community. “These awards are a way of expressing our gratitude […]

Faculty Receive Awards for Mentoring and Curricular Engagement

April 7, 2015

Shanahan Center Harvey Mudd College

Several Harvey Mudd College computer science faculty members have been recognized for achievements in mentoring and curricular engagement by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT), a nonprofit community of more than 600 universities, companies, nonprofits and government organizations working to increase women’s participation in computing and technology. Mentoring Assistant Professor of Computer […]

Two Seniors Earn Watson Fellowships

March 26, 2015

Priya Donti '15 and Sophia Williams '15

Harvey Mudd College seniors Priya Donti (joint computer science/mathematics) and Sophia Williams (engineering) have each been awarded one of this year’s prestigious Watson Fellowships. Fifty fellows were chosen from more than 700 candidates worldwide. The Thomas J. Watson Fellowship is a one-year grant for purposeful, independent study outside the United States, awarded to graduating seniors […]

Percussion Quartet to Shake Things Up March 5

February 24, 2015

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet

The Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet is bringing its unique and innovative sound featuring a mix of old and new music from California’s leading composers to Harvey Mudd College Thursday, March 5. The performance, which begins at 8 p.m. in the Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall, promises to be a highlight of HMC’s […]

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