Category: "Event"

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 […]

Motivational Psychologist Carol Dweck to Give Commencement Keynote

January 5, 2016

Carol S. Dweck

Stanford University Professor of Psychology and bestselling author Carol S. Dweck will address a promising new crop of engineers, scientists and mathematicians as she delivers the keynote address at Harvey Mudd College’s 58th Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 15. The Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford, Dweck is a leading researcher in the […]

Harvey Mudd Launches Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

October 1, 2015

Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

Raising awareness about humanity’s increasing footprint on critical ecosystem services and resources is just one goal of the Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design, which the campus community officially launched Sept. 25. “Hixon Center programs build on the many sustainability initiatives and goals achieved since Harvey Mudd’s founding and draw on the […]

“Queen of Green” Mary D. Nichols to Speak at Harvey Mudd Commencement

April 14, 2015

Mary D. Nichols, Harvey Mudd Commencement speaker

California Air Resources Board Chairman Mary D. Nichols will address some of the nation’s most gifted engineering, science and mathematics graduates when she delivers the keynote address at Harvey Mudd College’s 57th Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 17. Harvey Mudd senior Priya Donti recommended her to classmates as someone they should consider for commencement speaker. “Mary Nichols […]

Percussion Quartet to Shake Things Up March 5

February 24, 2015

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet

The Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet is bringing its unique and innovative sound featuring a mix of old and new music from California’s leading composers to Harvey Mudd College Thursday, March 5. The performance, which begins at 8 p.m. in the Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall, promises to be a highlight of HMC’s […]

Math Simplified Through Mime

February 18, 2015

Mime-matics

In connection with the spring Michael E. Moody Lecture, the husband-and-wife team of Tim and Tanya Chartier will present a free Mime show from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Harvey Mudd Shanahan Center Auditorium. In Mime-matics, the Chartiers explore mathematical ideas through the art of mime, illustrating and simplifying complex math […]