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Harvey Mudd’s Annual Shakespeare Play Gets New Stage

May 20, 2014

fight scene from Romeo and Juliet

Harvey Mudd students are known for their love of science and math, so it may come as a surprise that one of the most popular courses at the College is Lit 110: Shakespeare, a class that culminates in a live stage production of one of the bard’s works. The annual Shakespeare play, a hallowed end-of-the-semester […]

Faculty Endowed Chairs Created Through Collaboration

April 11, 2014

campaign launch event

In support of The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, alumni and friends have endowed two Harvey Mudd College faculty positions: one in computer science and another in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. Endowed faculty positions—chairs, professorships and fellowships—are among the top priorities in the College’s ongoing $150 million comprehensive fundraising effort, which launched […]

Musical Time Travel with ARTEK

March 12, 2014

ARTEK-group-web

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 […]

Eclipse Coming to Harvey Mudd, March 11

February 10, 2014

Eclipse-web

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 […]

Steinberg Named Lewis Chair of Sustainability and Society

January 9, 2014

Paul Steinberg

Paul Steinberg, professor of political science and environmental policy, has been named to the newly established Malcolm Lewis Chair of Sustainability and Society, created with a gift from Cindy Lewis, wife of the late Malcolm Lewis ’67. The endowed faculty chair honors Lewis’ legacy of socially aware, continuous innovation in energy and environmental sustainability. It […]

Film Offers Social Science Insights on How to Save the Planet

December 13, 2013

Screen grab of social rules project

During the last 20 years, social scientists have published a vast research literature exploring what it will take to shift society onto a more sustainable path. Determined to share these results with a broader public, Paul Steinberg has worked with more than 100 students to create entertaining multimedia educational tools. Now one of those tools—an […]

Alves Got Gamelan and, Maybe, a Grammy

November 1, 2013

Bill Alves plays Gamelan

Come January, Harvey Mudd College Gamelan founder and music Professor Bill Alves may be headed for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. His piece, “Concerto for Violin and Gamelan” has been nominated for “Best Contemporary Classical Composition.” “I’m not breaking out the tux yet, but I’m happy to be on the list,” said Alves, chair of […]

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, […]

Mayeri Film Chosen for Sundance Festival Short Film Program

December 20, 2012

A film made by Rachel Mayeri, associate professor of media studies, will be featured at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival Jan. 17–27 in Utah. Mayeri’s experimental film, Primate Cinema: Apes as Family, was selected for the festival’s noncompetitive New Frontier Short Films category. The film is one of 65 works chosen from a record 8,102 […]

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