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Endowed Chair Appointments Include New Stauffer Chair

October 16, 2014

Hal Van Ryswyk

Harvey Mudd College has appointed Professor of Chemistry Hal Van Ryswyk to the inaugural John Stauffer Professorship in Chemistry, an endowed chair established in 2014 by the trustees of the John Stauffer Charitable Trust and with matching funds from the College. An important addition to the $150 million Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, the John […]

Claremont Colleges Receive $1.5 Million to Develop Digital Humanities

October 10, 2014

The five undergraduate colleges of the Claremont University Consortium—Pomona, Claremont McKenna, Scripps, Harvey Mudd and Pitzer College—have received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to strengthen and expand digital humanities (DH) teaching and scholarship across The Claremont Colleges and beyond. The emerging field of digital humanities studies the interactions between literature, […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Chang Tan Promoted to Associate Professor

February 18, 2014

The year 2014 is shaping up to be a year of milestones for Chang Tan. In January, the Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees voted to promote Tan, a professor of Chinese language and culture in the Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts, to associate professor with continuous tenure. “As the board recognized, […]

Eclipse Coming to Harvey Mudd, March 11

February 10, 2014

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, 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 […]