Category: "Event"

Commencement Speakers for April 2 Ceremonies Announced

Fei-Fei Li and Safiya Umoja Noble/John Davis photo

After postponing Commencement ceremonies due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, Harvey Mudd College is excited to bring students, their families and community members together to celebrate. The College has announced speakers for its 62nd and 63rd Commencement ceremonies, scheduled for April 2 on the HMC campus. The 10 a.m. ceremony for the Class of 2020 will […]

Fei-Fei Li to Deliver Harvey Mudd Commencement Address

Fei-Fei Li

Fei-Fei Li, a thought leader in AI, champion of diversity in STEM and recent winner of the Technical Leadership Abie Award, has accepted the Class of 2020’s invitation to deliver the keynote address at Harvey Mudd College’s 62nd Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 17. President Maria Klawe thanked seniors Priyanka Agarwal and Tiffany Madruga for their […]

Harvey Mudd Graduates Class of 2019

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Harvey Mudd College graduated the largest class in the College’s history at its 61st commencement ceremony on May 19, 2019. A total of 210 students earned the bachelor of science degree. The College continued its success in graduating high percentages of women in the three STEM fields where nationally women are still underrepresented: 49% of […]

Sebastian Thrun to Deliver Harvey Mudd Commencement Address

Portrait of entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun, Harvey Mudd College commencement speaker

Sebastian Thrun, scientist, educator, inventor and entrepreneur, will deliver the keynote address at Harvey Mudd College’s 61st Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 19. The Harvey Mudd senior class sought a speaker with experience in academia or industry, and Thrun is an expert in both areas. Senior class co-presidents Casey Gardner ’19 and Maggie Gelber ’19 said, […]

May 2 NOVA Wonders Screening Features Harvey Mudd Math Professor

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

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

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

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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

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 […]