Topic: "Faculty"

Benjamin’s Book Has Appeal for Math Lovers and Math-phobics

September 1, 2015

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Think of a number between 20 and 100. Then add the digits together. Now subtract the total from your original number. Finally, add the digits of the new number together. You’re thinking of the number 9, right? Well, if you’re not, you may do well to read the new book by Harvey Mudd College mathematics […]

Dym Receives Inaugural ASME Honor

August 31, 2015

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Harvey Mudd College Professor of Engineering Emeritus Clive L. Dym has received the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) Inaugural Design Theory and Methodology Award. Dym was recognized for his “sustained and meritorious contributions to research, education, service, training of researchers and practitioners, and overall leadership in advancing the field of Design Theory and Methodology.” […]

Orwin Named to Kindelberger Professorship

July 24, 2015

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In recognition of her outstanding leadership and engineering expertise, Elizabeth Orwin ’95 has been named James Howard Kindelberger Professor of Engineering at Harvey Mudd College. The Kindelberger endowment is devoted in perpetuity to the support of top-ranking engineering faculty to ensure that Harvey Mudd students are educated and prepared for future technological leadership. The first […]

Teacher-Scholars Join Harvey Mudd Faculty

July 23, 2015

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The world-class faculty at Harvey Mudd College provides top-notch science and engineering education in a liberal arts context so that graduates are uniquely prepared to lead and understand their impact on society. Five outstanding teacher-scholars joined the College July 1 as assistant professors and tenure-track faculty members. Brian Bryce, previously a National Research Council postdoctoral fellow […]

Spider Research Yields Fascinating Results

July 20, 2015

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Claremont Colleges biology researchers studying neuro-musculo-skeletal systems are trying to understand how temperature affects arachnid hemolymph viscosity, and how this in turn might affect a spider’s running performance. With students from Harvey Mudd and Pitzer Colleges and Professor of Biology Stephen Adolf, Associate Professor of Biology Anna Ahn conducted a study of Texas brown tarantulas. […]

Mayeri Brings Ape Culture Discussion to Berlin

June 26, 2015

Rachel Mayeri

What would a cinema made for audiences of great apes look like? Associate Professor of Media Studies Rachel Mayeri was invited to Germany to share her artistic perspective on the subject. She will lead a guided tour at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures) in Berlin on June 28, showing her experiments […]

Harris Updates Design Textbook for ARM Processing

June 18, 2015

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Engineering Professor David Money Harris and former engineering Professor Sarah Harris have co-authored a new ARM Edition of their textbook, Digital Design and Computer Architecture (2012). British software design company Advanced RISC Machines (ARM) developed the ARM processor, a family of central processing units based on the reduced instruction set computer (RISC) architecture. ARM processors […]

Henry Riggs, Third Harvey Mudd College President, Dies

June 16, 2015

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Henry E. (“Hank”) Riggs, past president of Harvey Mudd College, former vice president for development at Stanford University, founder and first president of Keck Graduate Institute, died at his home in Palo Alto on June 10, after a brief illness. His wife and children were at his side. A memorial service is planned for June […]

Mudders Among First Mellon Mays Fellows

June 4, 2015

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Two Harvey Mudd College rising juniors are among 10 inaugural fellows selected for the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program, an initiative of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that aims to increase faculty diversity at The Claremont Colleges by supporting underrepresented students to pursue careers as professors. Cesar Orellana and Willie Zuniga were each selected […]

Barbara Graham, Former Administrative Aide, Dies

June 4, 2015

Barbara Graham

The Harvey Mudd College community was saddened to learn of the passing of Barbara Graham, 77, former administrative aide and recipient of the 2004 Mary G. Binder Prize. Graham worked for 33 years in the associate dean’s office and served on the Staff Grievance Committee. She died April 18 in Fontana, California. Graham was featured in […]

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