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Trustees Approve Faculty Promotions

March 8, 2019

Harvey Mudd College

Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty were approved during the January meeting of the HMC Board of Trustees and will become effective July 1, 2019. Upon discussion and the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the board unanimously approved Jim Boerkoel (computer science) for tenure and promotion to associate professor. Boerkoel specializes […]

Celebrating Success: The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College

February 22, 2019

Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, community members enjoy celebration

The Harvey Mudd community gathered on campus Jan. 26 to celebrate the successful conclusion of The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College. The event included presentations from the recipients of scholarships, summer experiential learning stipends and endowed chairs as well as those who work in newly renovated spaces and live in the new residence hall—all made […]

MCIE Lauds HMC Students for “Reinventing the Wheel”

February 19, 2019

Students holding awards

Last summer, Charles Dawson ’19, Ryan Haughton ’19 and Lydia Sylla ’19 embarked on a 10-week project to modernize manufacturing operations at Laguna Clay Company, a Los Angeles ceramic supply business. The owners of the 43-year-old company hoped to reduce clutter, streamline material handling, redesign assembly processes and improve efficiency. The project’s success has led […]

HMC Students are Building an Airplane

November 15, 2018

Student and faculty team and airplane pieces

Harvey Mudd College students are preparing for takeoff—with a plane they built in the basement of the Parsons Engineering Building. David Harris, an engineering professor, has assembled a team of more than 50 students to assemble a Vans RV-7A Aircraft. Harris, the Harvey S. Mudd Professor of Engineering Design, initiated the project during the 2017–2018 […]

HMC Students at Health Hackathon

November 14, 2018

Sophia Cheng wears the West Wave monitor

Patients and clinicians treating rare diseases face myriad challenges. By definition, the rarity of a disease can mean that research on the condition, established protocol for diagnosis and treatment, and treatment itself are also rare. “Rare diseases” was the theme of the third annual Mount Sinai Health Hackathon in New York City, where four Harvey […]

Engineering Students Place Third in Global Competition

October 19, 2018

Peter Leung, Bohan Gao, Ramita Kondepudi, Anjaneya Malpani

Having won top honors at the regional APICS and Deloitte Consulting-sponsored Case Competition in February, Harvey Mudd College students Bohan Gao ’19, Anjaneya Malpani ’18, Ramita Kondepudi ’18 and Peter Leung ’19 (Pitzer) traveled to Chicago last month for the final round, held during the annual APICS conference. APICS is a supply chain management and […]

Harvey Mudd Ranked No. 1 for Undergrad Engineering

September 10, 2018

Shanahan Center Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College’s undergraduate engineering program is ranked No. 1 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2019, tied with Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Harvey Mudd’s ranking is among colleges that offer a bachelor’s or master’s as the top degree in engineering. The College has tied for first place four out of the past five years. […]

Remer Honored by ICEAA

June 26, 2018

Don Remer

Earlier this month, the International Cost Estimating and Analysis Association presented Donald Remer, Harvey Mudd College professor of engineering emeritus, with the association’s Educator of the Year award. The award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to education and training over the past year through teaching, writing, editing and/or publishing educational materials […]

Intelligent Shipwreck Search in Malta

June 13, 2018

Malta

For the third and final year of a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project, Harvey Mudd College students Makoto Nara, Russell Bingham, Samantha Ting and Nandeeka Nayak have traveled to Malta with engineering professor Christopher Clark and literature professor Ambereen Dadabhoy. This work, a collaboration with research teams led by Professor Zoe Wood from Cal Poly, […]

Huynh Wins Watson Fellowship

May 10, 2018

Lam Huynh

One of this year’s prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowships has been awarded to Harvey Mudd College senior Lam Huynh. The engineering major will study the healing properties of dance in his project, “Vietnamese Diaspora: Counterspace Through Dance,” which focuses on the culture of Vietnam War refugees’ descendants. This year’s class of Watson Fellows represents eight […]