Topic: "Diversity"

Harvey Mudd Achieves Entering Class Milestone

August 10, 2015

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Building on its recent successes increasing faculty and student gender diversity, Harvey Mudd College has achieved a new milestone with the Class of 2019. In addition to being remarkably talented—92.5 percent of those who were ranked were in the top 10 percent of their high school class—Harvey Mudd’s first years are more racially diverse than […]

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 […]

Klawe Receives AAUW Achievement Award

June 15, 2015

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Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe, a leading advocate for making science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education more accessible to women and diverse groups, will receive the American Association of University Women (AAUW) 2015 Achievement Award on June 20 at the AAUW National Convention in San Diego. The award recognizes her leadership in academia […]

Mudders Among First Mellon Mays Fellows

June 4, 2015

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Two Harvey Mudd College rising juniors are among 10 inaugural fellows selected for the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program, an initiative of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that aims to increase faculty diversity at The Claremont Colleges by supporting underrepresented students to pursue careers as professors. Cesar Orellana and Willie Zuniga were each selected […]

Barbara Graham, Former Administrative Aide, Dies

June 4, 2015

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The Harvey Mudd College community was saddened to learn of the passing of Barbara Graham, 77, former administrative aide and recipient of the 2004 Mary G. Binder Prize. Graham worked for 33 years in the associate dean’s office and served on the Staff Grievance Committee. She died April 18 in Fontana, California. Graham was featured in […]

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 […]

New Report on Women in STEM Features Harvey Mudd’s CS Program

March 26, 2015

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A new report on women in STEM features Harvey Mudd College’s computer science program as an example of how educational institutions can dramatically increase women’s representation in computing. Solving the Equation: The variables for Women’s Success in Engineering and Computing, released on March 26 by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), assesses the current […]

Consortium Grant Promotes Diversity Among College Faculty

January 8, 2015

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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

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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

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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 […]

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