Category: "Event"

Conference to Explore Intersection of Science, Faith

October 7, 2014

Students walk on the Harvey Mudd College campus near the Shanahan Center with Sprague Center in the background

Is the Bible really opposed to evolution? How should human origins be understood in light of Genesis and science? Biblical experts John H. Walton and C. John Collins and biologist Jeffrey Schloss will discuss these questions and more at a conference titled “The Bible, Evolution and Human Origins: Starting Conversations.” The all-day event takes place […]

Symposium on Biomathematics and Ecology Features Moody Lecturer

September 22, 2014

In an effort to change the face of cancer research, Trachette L. Jackson has built her career on collaborative study and educational activities that cut across traditional disciplinary boundaries. She combines mathematical modeling, numerical simulation and in vivo tumor vascularization experimentation to gain a deeper understanding of tumor growth and vascular structure at the molecular, […]

Harvey Mudd Concert Series Begins Oct. 2

September 18, 2014

Harvey Mudd invites you to move to the music. The College’s second annual “Music at Harvey Mudd” concert series begins Thursday, Oct. 2, at 8 p.m., in the Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall. Organized by the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, the series aims to bring a stylistically diverse variety […]

Community Engagement Event Focuses on Collaborations

September 17, 2014

community engagement at Harvey Mudd

Through strategic collaborations, Harvey Mudd College strives to offer creative solutions to challenging problems facing communities in the United States and abroad. Projects involving faculty, students and staff—many of them science- or technology-related—educate and empower, proving mutually beneficial for all involved. The Office of Community Engagement hosted a panel discussion and interactive presentation showcasing the […]

ASA Fellow David Vosburg Fosters Science/Faith Dialogue

September 15, 2014

Harvey Mudd College Associate Professor of Chemistry David Vosburg has been elected a 2014 Fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation (ASA), an international network of Christians in the sciences who explore the relationship between science and Christianity and foster dialogue between two often opposing viewpoints. A longtime member of the group, Vosburg is the first […]

Get Inspired to Aspire With Sacred SISTAHS

April 22, 2014

Excellence and diversity go hand in hand. At Harvey Mudd, this is demonstrated by the College’s continued efforts to increase the diversity of its community and through community engagement activities that expand access to science and technology careers for underrepresented populations and generate passion for science at an early age. The Office of Community Engagement […]

Moody Lecture Explores the Mathematics Behind Biologically Inspired Design

March 24, 2014

Many natural systems have evolved to perform certain tasks—climbing, sensing, swimming—as perfectly as possible within the limits set by the laws of physics. This observation can be used both to guide engineering design and to gain insights into the form and function of biological systems. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Professor Anette (Peko) Hosoi explores these themes […]

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

March 14, 2014

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

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

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 […]