Topic: "HSA"

New Book Explores Science and Society

December 16, 2015

scientism-technocracy

An analysis of the complex relationships between science and society, Scientism and Technocracy in the Twentieth Century: The Legacy of Scientific Management is the latest book from Richard G. Olson ’62, Harvey Mudd College professor of history emeritus. “Scientism” refers to the application of methods, attitudes and concepts drawn from the natural sciences to human […]

Alves Releases New Album

November 2, 2015

Alves performs with the HMC American Gamelan

Grammy-nominated music Professor Bill Alves has composed a new collection of music with the Harvey Mudd College American Gamelan, now available at MicroFest Records, Amazon, iTunes and elsewhere. Guitars & Gamelan showcases a variety of electric and acoustic guitar work over a broad collective of instruments, offering a unique blend of Eastern and Western music […]

Harvey Mudd Student Creates First App for the Colorblind

October 19, 2015

Vincent Fiorentini '16

Sometimes inventions come about when people seek to solve a problem they are experiencing. Such was the case for Vincent Fiorentini ’16, who created the Color Blind Pal app. The app has been downloaded some 12,000 times. Fiorentini also has received Facebook messages from strangers all over the world who are using it. Fiorentini, who is […]

Mayeri Promoted to Full Professor

October 5, 2015

Mayeri, Rachel self-edited

The Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees has approved the recommendation of the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee and President Maria Klawe that Associate Professor of Media Studies Rachel Mayeri be promoted to full professor. Mayeri teaches courses in humanities, art and media studies that help promote critical thinking and creative expression. In her fall […]

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 […]

Teacher-Scholars Join Harvey Mudd Faculty

July 23, 2015

Shanahan Center

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 […]

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 […]

Yong Promoted to Full Professor; CS and Humanities Faculty Reappointed

June 2, 2015

The Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees has approved the recommendation of the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Committee and President Maria Klawe that Associate Professor of Mathematics Darryl H. Yong ’96 be promoted to full professor. The promotion is effective July 1, 2015. Yong began as a visiting professor at Harvey Mudd (2000–2001) while teaching […]

Conceptual Art Installation Turning Heads

March 16, 2015

Kirklann Lau '16 and Alejandro Frias '14

On the ground floor in the northwest corridor of Harvey Mudd College’s Parsons Building, you’ll find an interesting, if not puzzling, piece of art titled Wall Drawing 305. The 9-by-28-foot area, filled with intersecting pencil-drawn lines, shapes, focal points and cryptic notes, is an example of “instruction-based art,” a technique employed by conceptual artists that […]

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