Category: "Event"

May 2 NOVA Wonders Screening Features Harvey Mudd Math Professor

April 19, 2018

Nova Wonders

Harvey Mudd College professor Talithia Williams believes in the power of data and has become an outspoken advocate for collecting and understanding personal health information in order to become an expert on oneself. Her TEDx Talk on this topic, which includes discussions about tracking blood pressure, temperature and weight, has been viewed online nearly 1.5 […]

Three-day Showcase of Student Projects Begins April 30

April 19, 2018

Rsearch posters at Harvey Mudd College

In celebration of experiential learning, an integral part of the Harvey Mudd College experience, the entire College community celebrates students’ original projects in design or research each spring. This celebration of student achievement includes Presentation Days (April 30 and May 2), showcasing senior thesis research and class projects, and Projects Day, May 1, a showcase […]

Astrophysicist Nergis Mavalvala to Deliver Harvey Mudd Commencement Address

January 26, 2018

Nergis Mavalvala, Harvey Mudd commencement speaker

Nergis Mavalvala, an astrophysicist working on the detection of gravitational waves and quantum measurement science, will deliver the keynote address at Harvey Mudd College’s 60th Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 13. Mavalvala is a longtime member of the scientific team that announced in 2016 the first direct detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes by […]

Harvey Mudd Confers Degrees at Commencement 2017

May 17, 2017

graduates by harvey mudd sign

Harvey Mudd College conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 183 students—84 women and 99 men—at its 59th commencement ceremony, May 14, 2017, in Claremont, California. Richard Tapia, a leading researcher in the computational and mathematical sciences and a national leader in diversity education and outreach, gave the keynote address. Tapia directs Rice University’s Center for […]

Art Professor Holds Solo Exhibition

April 13, 2017

Blowouts Bricks Lines event poster

Recent work by Associate Professor of Art Ken Fandell is on display at the Traywick Contemporary in Berkeley, California. The exhibition, Blowouts Bricks Lines, runs through May 27 and is Fandell’s fifth solo show at the Traywick. Blowouts Bricks Lines is a collection of nine works comprising three series of Fandell’s photographs, in which he […]

Mudders Impress at Putnam Competition

April 12, 2017

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-three HMC students spent the better part of Saturday, Dec. 3, taking this notoriously difficult six-hour exam, which requires unique blend of cleverness and problem-solving skills. The median score for the […]

Spring Events at Harvey Mudd College

February 22, 2017

Rose blooming on campus

The first day of spring is still a few weeks away, but there are plenty of thought-provoking activities abloom now at Harvey Mudd College. Here are several stimulating events to help cultivate curious minds. Follow the Leaders: The Annenberg Leadership and Management Speaker Series is an integral part of the College’s commitment to encouraging students […]

HMC Teams Compete at International Collegiate Programming Contest

February 2, 2017

Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning

Harvey Mudd College teams placed eighth, ninth and 11th at the 2016 ACM Southern California Regional International Collegiate Programming Contest held at Riverside Community College in Riverside, California. The contest challenges students to solve complex, real-world programming problems within a five-hour period. Teams were tasked with writing software systems that solved issues in a variety of […]

Leading Researcher Richard Tapia to Give Commencement Address

January 9, 2017

Richard Tapia

Richard Tapia, a leading researcher in the computational and mathematical sciences and a national leader in diversity education and outreach, will deliver the keynote address at Harvey Mudd College’s 59th Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 14, 2017. Tapia is a mathematician and professor in the Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics at Rice University. He is an internationally known […]