Topic: "Mathematics"

Painting Lesson Leads to Essay Prize

July 1, 2015

Ramita Kondepudi '18

To increase awareness of women’s ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Math for America recently co-sponsored an essay contest. Harvey Mudd College student Ramita Kondepudi ’18 earned first place at the Undergraduate Level for her essay about Dr. Maria Klawe, “Painting With the President.” “When I found the […]

Loustalet Named HMC Alumni Association Athlete of the Year

June 5, 2015

Tasman Loustalet '16

Harvey Mudd College and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department announced their end-of-year athletic awards recently. Tasman “Zorg” Loustalet ’17, a member of the men’s cross country and track teams, was named Harvey Mudd’s Alumni Association Outstanding Athlete of the Year. Loustalet was selected as Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Runner of the Year for cross […]

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 […]

Model Performances by Mudd Math Teams

April 27, 2015

The clock starts ticking Thursday at 5 p.m. sharp, and for four consecutive days, several teams of Mudders summon all their ingenuity, creativity and smarts to solve problems ranging from disease eradication to sustainable development. Seven intrepid Harvey Mudd teams competed in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) this […]

NSF Graduate Fellowships Announced

April 15, 2015

Priya Donti '15

Priya Donti, a Harvey Mudd College senior with an interest in climate change and renewable energy, was granted a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. In addition, six recent Harvey Mudd graduates received the prestigious awards. One current senior and five alumni received honorable mentions. Donti received the NSF Fellowship, which recognizes outstanding students pursuing […]

Benjamin Named to Smallwood Family Chair

April 8, 2015

Benjamin, Arthur

Mathemagician Art Benjamin is the inaugural holder of the Smallwood Family Chair, an endowed professorship established to recognize and support the work of an outstanding faculty member in engineering, mathematics or computer science. An important addition to the $150 million Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, the Smallwood Family Chair was established by Scott R. and […]

College Continues Tradition of Putnam Excellence

April 2, 2015

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Combining cleverness and problem-solving skills, Harvey Mudd College students continued a longstanding tradition of success at this year’s William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, considered one of the world’s most prestigious university-level mathematics competitions. Thirty-six Harvey Mudd students spent Dec. 6, 2014, taking the difficult exam along with more than 4,000 other students across the United States […]

Williams Named American Council on Education Fellow

March 2, 2015

Williams, Talithia-10

The American Council on Education (ACE) has named Harvey Mudd College Associate Professor of Mathematics Talithia Williams an ACE Fellow for academic year 2015–2016. The ACE Fellows Program, established in 1965, is designed to strengthen institutions and leadership in American higher education by identifying and preparing emerging leaders for senior positions in college and university […]

Dean of Faculty Announces Promotions, Appointments

February 24, 2015

Shanahan Center Harvey Mudd College

Promotions Two Harvey Mudd College faculty members were approved for tenure at the meeting of the Board of Trustees earlier this month. Associate Professor of Engineering Chris Clark has been promoted to professor with continuous tenure. Clark joined the Department of Engineering in fall in 2012 as an associate professor after having spent a year […]

Math Simplified Through Mime

February 18, 2015

Mime-matics

In connection with the spring Michael E. Moody Lecture, the husband-and-wife team of Tim and Tanya Chartier will present a free Mime show from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Harvey Mudd Shanahan Center Auditorium. In Mime-matics, the Chartiers explore mathematical ideas through the art of mime, illustrating and simplifying complex math […]

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