Topic: "Diversity"

Consortium Grant Promotes Diversity Among College Faculty

January 8, 2015

Shanahan

A new $1 million grant to The Claremont Colleges—Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Pomona and Scripps—will push forward efforts by this group of small, academically rigorous institutions to create a more diverse faculty for America’s colleges and universities. The grant was awarded as part of the five colleges’ acceptance as members of the Mellon Mays […]

Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Features Moody Lecturer

September 22, 2014

Personal, Trachette Jackson

In an effort to change the face of cancer research, Trachette L. Jackson has built her career on collaborative study and educational activities that cut across traditional disciplinary boundaries. She combines mathematical modeling, numerical simulation and in vivo tumor vascularization experimentation to gain a deeper understanding of tumor growth and vascular structure at the molecular, […]

Community Engagement Event Focuses on Collaborations

September 17, 2014

community engagement at Harvey Mudd

Through strategic collaborations, Harvey Mudd College strives to offer creative solutions to challenging problems facing communities in the United States and abroad. Projects involving faculty, students and staff—many of them science- or technology-related—educate and empower, proving mutually beneficial for all involved. The Office of Community Engagement hosted a panel discussion and interactive presentation showcasing the […]

Appointments Allow Pendakur to Advance STEM Teaching and Mentoring

July 21, 2014

Sumun Pendakur

The Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) serves as a social justice education hub for the Harvey Mudd College community and beyond, and its staff aims to foster excellence and diversity at all levels of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Selected for her cultural competence and expertise in institutional change, OID Associate Dean Sumun Pendakur […]

Harvey Mudd Graduates Landmark Class

May 20, 2014

grads in caps and gowns walking

For the first time in its history, Harvey Mudd College awarded more engineering degrees to women than to men at its annual commencement, May 18. Fifty-six percent of students who graduated this spring in engineering were female, and 44 percent were male. The College conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 173 students—88 men and 85 […]

Harvey Mudd Lauds Student Leaders

April 17, 2014

Student leaders-ibarra etc

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]