Category: "Competition"

HMC Bridge Club to Compete in Collegiate Bridge Bowl

March 17, 2017

Students playing bridge

The Harvey Mudd College Bridge Club recently qualified for the American Contract Bridge League Collegiate Bridge Bowl tournament in Toronto, Canada, this July. Marissa Gee ’18, Nicholas Koskelo ’20, Kemper Ludlow ’18, Daniel Sonner ’18 and Jake Williams ’20 will compete for bragging rights and an opportunity to claim scholarships from a $20,000 pool. Bridge […]

Harvey Mudd Earns Top Honors in APICS Supply Chain Competition

March 2, 2017

Winning Harvey Mudd team, APICS West Coast student case competition

Outscoring both undergraduate and graduate-level competitors, a team of students from Harvey Mudd College received top honors at the APICS West Coast student case competition sponsored by the Inland Empire Chapter of APICS, the leading association for supply chain and operations professionals. First-time entrants in the APICS competition, the Harvey Mudd team of senior engineering […]

Students’ Research on Robot Collaboration Accepted at AAAI-17

November 17, 2016

Kyle Lund and Sam Dietrich in Professor Jim Boerkoel's classroom

Harvey Mudd students Scott Chow ’17 (computer science), Sam Dietrich ’17 (engineering) and Kyle Lund ’17 (robotics IPS) and computer science Professor Jim Boerkoel will present their paper, “Robust Execution of Probabilistic Temporal Plans,” at AAAI-17, the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Conference in San Francisco, Feb. 4–9, 2017. The students’ paper […]

Mudders Finish Strong at Modeling Contests

April 22, 2016

Students walk near Shanahan Center at Harvey Mudd College

Faced with a slate of problems ranging from space junk to refugee immigration patterns, six Harvey Mudd student teams continued the College’s tradition of participating in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) this past February. The results of the 2016 contest are in, with four teams earning Honorable Mention. The concurrent […]

Mudders Impress at Putnam Competition

April 18, 2016

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

Harvey Mudd College is once again the top-scoring undergraduate institution in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, considered one of the world’s most prestigious university-level mathematics competitions. Thirty-five Harvey Mudd College students spent the better part of Saturday, Dec. 5, taking the challenging six-hour exam, which requires a unique blend of cleverness and problem-solving skills. In the […]

Team OpenLoop Prepares for the Hyperloop Test Track

February 17, 2016

Team OpenLoop pod design

Thirty student teams are heading to California this summer to test their design prototype at the world’s first Hyperloop Test Track, and Harvey Mudd students are among the participants. Team OpenLoop—made up of students from Harvey Mudd, Cornell University, University of Michigan, Northeastern University, Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada) and Princeton University—is perfecting a design […]

Creating a Human-Scale Hyperloop Pod

December 22, 2015

OpenLoop pod design

Ten Harvey Mudd College students have joined forces with students from Cornell University, Northeastern University, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Princeton University, and University of Michigan to try and build a Hyperloop pod that will compete in SpaceX’s competition. Teresa Despres ’18, Alex Goldstein ’18, Hamza Khan ’18, Chris Kotcherha ’18, Jessica Lupanow ’18, Patrick McKeen ’17, […]

College Continues Tradition of Putnam Excellence

April 2, 2015

Seal of Harvey Mudd College

Combining cleverness and problem-solving skills, Harvey Mudd College students continued a longstanding tradition of success at this year’s William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, considered one of the world’s most prestigious university-level mathematics competitions. Thirty-six Harvey Mudd students spent Dec. 6, 2014, taking the difficult exam along with more than 4,000 other students across the United States […]

Mudders Take Top Prizes at 5-C Team Hackathon

December 10, 2014

Harvey Mudd College encourages a collaborative problem-solving approach that lets students harness the power of collective skill and experience. Harvey Mudd students put this power to good use at the recent 5-C Hackathon, an all-night programming competition that challenges students to design a useful Internet application. Harvey Mudd fielded winning teams—both made up of first […]

After School Specials! A Capella Group Competing in Semi-finals April 5

March 24, 2014

Remaining after school is actually pretty special for sophomores Benjamin Chasnov and Aleina Wachtel. The two Harvey Mudd students are members of the The After School Specials!, an a capella group consisting of students from all five of The Claremont Colleges. The group has a signature style—trademark hats and a special shade of green—and covers […]