Category: "Harvey Mudd in the News"

HMC to Donate Cypriot Artifacts

Maria Klawe signing paper

During a ceremony on Dec. 11, Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe joined representatives from the University of Cyprus and members of the Mudd family to announce the donation of the College’s Cypriot artifact collection to the university. “We have had for many years, artifacts that were brought from the island of Cyprus to Harvey […]

Harvey Mudd Scores High for ROI

Shanahan Center Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College ranked No. 3 in the nation for return on investment in PayScale’s 2016 College ROI Report, released today by the online salary information company. Prior to 2016, Harvey Mudd held the No. 1 spot for college ROI for four years straight, from 2012 to 2015. With a 20-year net ROI of $945,000, Harvey […]

Harvey Mudd College Ranks Second in Nation for Graduates’ Mid-career Earning Potential

Students walk near Shanahan Center at Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College alumni earn the second highest mid-career salaries of all U.S. college and university graduates pursuing careers with a bachelor’s as a final degree, according to PayScale’s 2015-16 College Salary Report. Harvey Mudd ranked No. 2 with a median mid-career salary of $133,000, only $1,000 less than the No. 1 ranked SUNY – Maritime […]

President Klawe on Fortune’s List of World Leaders

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe was named to Fortune’s  “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” list, a selection of leaders that includes Pope Francis, Bono, the Dalai Lama and Bill Clinton. “In an era that feels starved for leadership, we’ve found men and women who will inspire you—some famous, others little known, all of them energizing […]

HMC Confers Degrees at Commencement

Grads walk

Harvey Mudd College, the premier liberal arts college of engineering, science and mathematics, conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 180 students at its 55th commencement ceremony May 19 in Claremont, Calif. Nobel Laureate and physicist Carl Wieman gave the commencement address, sharing scientific evidence that the graduates’ college education had actually boosted their brainpower. An […]

HMC’s ROI Ranked No. 1 by Payscale

Graduates celebrate

Harvey Mudd College has the highest return on investment of all U.S. colleges and universities, according to PayScale, an online salary information company. In its 2013 College ROI report, which ranked HMC No. 1 in the nation, PayScale wrote, “For the second year in a row, this engineering powerhouse takes the top position on our […]

Shark-Tracking Project Featured in Science Publications

The Journal of Field Robotics published a paper co-authored by Clark and Gage, “Tracking and Following a Tagged Leopard Shark with an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle,” in its May/June 2013 issue. Shark-tracking research done by Harvey Mudd College physics Professor Chris Clark and senior Chris Gage is featured this month in two science publications. Science World, […]

NPR Spotlights HMC’s Success Drawing Women to CS

Harvey Mudd College’s success in inspiring women to pursue computer science was featured May 1 on NPR’s All Things Considered. The NPR story highlights President Maria Klawe and faculty members’ efforts to encourage women to enter the computer science field as well as the innovative steps the Computer Science Department took in creating an appealing, […]

HMC to Celebrate 55th Commencement

Harvey Mudd College will celebrate its 55th Commencement ceremony in the Mudd Quadrangle at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013. The College expects to confer bachelor of science degrees upon 190 students. “We are so proud of the Class of 2013, and we look forward, with great anticipation, to their positive impact on our world,” […]

HMC Maintains Tradition of Excellence in Putnam Competition

Harvey Mudd College continued its reign as the top-scoring undergraduate institution in the annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, seen by many as the world’s most prestigious university-level mathematics competition. Of the 42 HMC students who spent Dec. 1, 2012 taking the very hard six-hour exam, many scored well in both the team and individual […]