Topic: "Event"

A Long-expected Party Returns with HMC’s Annual LOTRathon

March 14, 2014

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Students planning to stay local over spring break and looking for something exciting to do should look no further than Harvey Mudd College’s annual Lord of the Rings reading marathon. Entering its 14th year, the “LOTRathon,” as it’s affectionately known, celebrates J.R.R. Tolkien’s high fantasy trilogy with a three-day live reading event that runs morning […]

Musical Time Travel with ARTEK

March 12, 2014

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A time machine is coming to Harvey Mudd College to transport music lovers back to the 17th century, courtesy of acclaimed New York City-based early music ensemble ARTEK (The Art of the Early Keyboard Inc.). Directed by Gwendolyn Toth P15—who is also a soloist on the harpsichord and organ—ARTEK will bring to Claremont a cadre […]

Evolutionary Biologist Beth Shapiro to Speak at Harvey Mudd Commencement

February 28, 2014

Beth Shapiro

Evolutionary Biologist Beth Shapiro 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 56th Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 18. Harvey Mudd senior Sidra Hussain met Shapiro and recommended her to classmates as someone they should consider for commencement speaker.  “I thought […]

Eclipse Coming to Harvey Mudd, March 11

February 10, 2014

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Scientific discussions of astronomical obscurities may be common occurrences in the new Shanahan complex but talk will shift to an Eclipse of an entirely different nature next Tuesday when Harvey Mudd will be graced by the spare and stunning sounds of a string quartet of the same name. On March 11, in a celebration of […]

Williams to Discuss Why Better Data Equals Better Health at TEDxClaremontColleges, Feb. 22

January 27, 2014

Talithia Williams

Temperature, blood pressure, heart rate—all are forms of data that can help us understand our bodies and recognize when something is going wrong, enabling our doctors to better diagnose us. Statistician and Harvey Mudd College mathematics Professor Talithia Williams discovered that by listening to her body and making note of her data, she became empowered. […]

Inspiration at Grace Hopper Conference

October 21, 2013

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For a small, liberal arts school, Harvey Mudd College enjoyed a big welcome this month at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Minneapolis. “It seemed like everyone was talking about Harvey Mudd and our success recruiting and supporting women,” said Colleen Lewis, assistant professor of computer science, who coordinated this year’s conference […]

New Drinkward Recital Hall, New Concert Series

October 11, 2013

Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall

STEM and Stravinsky go hand in hand at Harvey Mudd College. This fall marks the opening of a concert venue on the Harvey Mudd campus — the Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall, which will provide a home to a new concert series. The Drinkwards’ donation, a symbol of their commitment to the College, […]

Harvey Mudd College Women “Think Big” at Grace Hopper Conference

September 24, 2013

HMC students who attended Grace Hopper conference

When an event is heralded as “the largest gathering of women technologists in the world,” and features leaders from industry, academia and government, it’s likely Harvey Mudd College will be there. For this year’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, slated for Oct. 2-5 in Minneapolis, Harvey Mudd will send 41 students, two faculty […]

Moody Lecture Part Math, Part Performance

September 19, 2013

Jennifer Quinn

We do it every day and don’t think of it as mathematics. From arranging songs in our playlists to juggling appointments in our calendars, we count and combine, attempting arrangements that satisfy specific criteria. For example, we may ask ourselves, “How many different ways can I arrange a 40-hour work week if I have 35 […]

Diversity, Topic of 2013-2014 Nelson Speaker Series

September 17, 2013

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva

Exploring diversity challenges our thinking and invites us to glimpse the world of others and, perhaps, be enlightened. The 2013-2014 Bruce J. Nelson ’74 Distinguished Speaker Series at Harvey Mudd College will explore how diversity has shaped and will shape advances in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Invited speakers—respected scholars, educators and scientists—will share […]

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