Category: "Community Engagement" Page 2

New Internship Opportunities Offered to HMC Students

November 17, 2016

Tanja Srebotnjak, director of the Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

Environmentally minded Harvey Mudd College students have new internship and volunteer opportunities available to them, thanks to programs offered by Harvey Mudd and Claremont McKenna colleges. Representatives from The Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design at Harvey Mudd College and the Roberts Environmental Center at Claremont McKenna College welcomed local community members Nov. 15 to the Energize Colleges […]

Commitment to Community Service Earns Harvey Mudd National Recognition

October 4, 2016

Science Day activities, Harvey Mudd College

Community engagement is not a buzzword at Harvey Mudd College. “It’s a critical, necessary and intrinsic component of a world-class institution of higher education,” says Gabriela Gamiz, director of Harvey Mudd’s Office of Community Engagement. The College’s dedication to community engagement earned it a spot on the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll […]

Science Bus Receives Grant

July 12, 2016

Science Day activities, Harvey Mudd College

Claremont Colleges student organization Science Bus has received a $3,000 grant from the office of Los Angeles County First District Supervisor Hilda Solis for the upcoming year. The funds will help Science Bus with a variety of costs, including transportation and supplies. Comprised of more than 60 students from the undergraduate Claremont Colleges, Science Bus […]

Harvey Mudd Shares Expertise Globally

July 5, 2016

Habib University and Harvey Mudd faculty

As part of its strategic vision to expand collaborations with key institutions around the world, Harvey Mudd College has consulted with Habib University to help give depth and breadth to the university’s science and engineering programs. Habib University, Pakistan’s first liberal arts and sciences university and one of Pakistan’s youngest universities, has been working with […]

CS Faculty Members Receive Google Grant

May 9, 2016

F.W. Olin Science Center at Harvey Mudd College.

Harvey Mudd College computer science professors Zachary Dodds and Colleen Lewis have received a $25,000 grant from Google’s CS4HS program for their work providing professional development to local pre-college computer science educators. CS4HS is an annual funding program that improves the computer science educational ecosystem by providing funding for CS teacher professional development. The program […]

Celebrating Impact: 2016 Leadership Awards

May 4, 2016

F.W. Olin Science Center at Harvey Mudd College.

Harvey Mudd honored its outstanding community members April 28 at the fourth annual Leadership Awards ceremony, which celebrates students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. “By calling out these exemplary examples of leadership, we are taking a moment to recognize that our community values leadership efforts, both big and small,” said […]

After School Specials! Win Contest, Head to White House

April 11, 2016

The After School Specials perform on stage.

It’s been a whirlwind recently for The Claremont Colleges a cappella group After School Specials! The group, which features students from each of the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges— including Mudders Annalise Schweickart ’18 and Aleina Wachtel ’16—won the Sing for Survivors Contest with its arrangement of the Oscar-nominated song “Til It Happens To You,” written […]

Allen Awarded Watson Fellowship

April 11, 2016

Natasha Allen '16

Harvey Mudd College senior Natasha Allen (physics) has been awarded a prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for a project that examines universal energy access. Forty fellows were chosen for 2016 from more than 700 candidates worldwide. The Watson Fellowship is a one-year grant for purposeful, independent study outside the United States, awarded to graduating seniors […]

EnviroLab Asia Trip Highlights Urgent Environmental Concerns

March 21, 2016

EnviroLab Asia participants.

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 […]