Category: "Mathematics"

Claremont Colleges Computing Infrastructure to Benefit From Second NSF Grant

NSF logo

A second National Science Foundation grant to build regional computing infrastructure within The Claremont Colleges, has been awarded to a University of Southern California team that is collaborating with Claremont faculty and staff. “This is great news for the Southern California regional research computing community! In addition to the award we won last year—Science DMZ: […]

Harvey Mudd Mathematician Joins Backgammon Hall of Fame

Art Benjamin

Harvey Mudd College mathematics professor and mathemagician Art Benjamin was inducted into the American Backgammon Hall of Fame June 11. The American Backgammon Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have achieved extraordinary playing results and/or have made extraordinary contributions to the game of backgammon in the United States. Benjamin and John O’Hagan joined 25 other […]

Harvey Mudd Faculty Promotions, Summer 2022

Dan Stoebel

Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty were approved by the board of trustees at its May meeting. Upon discussion and the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the board unanimously approved the following appointments. Daniel Stoebel, a biology faculty member since 2010, received promotion to full professor. He studies the genetics and […]

Harvey Mudd Presents 2022 Milestone Awards

HMC Milestone awards 2022

Five organizations are being honored by Harvey Mudd College for participating in its Clinic Program and for investing in students and the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Microsoft, Amazon Lab126, Doosan Bobcat, Georg Fischer Signet and Millennium Space Systems are sponsors of the Clinic Program, an internationally recognized hallmark of Harvey Mudd College […]

2022 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Awards

HMC Leadership Awards

For the past decade, Harvey Mudd College has recognized outstanding examples of leadership during its annual Leadership Awards event, coordinated by the Division of Student Affairs. For the 2022 presentations, community members gathered via Zoom webinar for the ceremony to celebrate students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. A selection committee […]

Darryl Yong ’96 Named ACE Fellow

Darryl Yong

Darryl Yong ’96, Harvey Mudd College professor of mathematics known for his work on active and inquiry-based learning, inclusive pedagogy and curriculum, and teacher training programs, has been named an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow for academic year 2022–2023. The ACE fellowship program combines retreats, interactive learning opportunities, visits to campuses and other higher […]

Martonosi Elected Chair of the Faculty

Susan Martonosi

Harvey Mudd College faculty members have elected Susan Martonosi, professor of mathematics, to a three-year term as chair of the faculty. An elected chair of the faculty sits ex officio on the Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee and on the Board of Trustees Educational Planning Committee. The faculty chair also presides over faculty meetings and meetings of […]

Harvey Mudd Trustees Approve Spring 2022 Faculty Promotions and Tenure

Faculty promotions spring 2022

Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty were approved by the board of trustees and will become effective July 1, 2022. Upon discussion and the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the board unanimously approved the following appointments. Salvador Plascencia earned tenure and promotion to associate professor. He is the author of the […]

Harvey Mudd College Wins Citadel West Coast Data Open

McGregor Computer Science Center

Defeating teams of graduate students, two groups of Harvey Mudd College first years placed first and third in Citadel’s West Coast Data Open. Members of Harvey Mudd’s first-place team—Milo Knell ’25 (CS and math), Alan Wu ’25 (CS and math), David Chen ’25 (CS) and Forrest Bicker ’25 (CS and math)—received a $10,000 cash prize […]

Yong Receives NSF Grant in Support of Project TAU

Darryl Yong

Harvey Mudd College mathematics professor Darryl Yong ’96, together with Ilana Horn (Vanderbilt University), Brette Garner (University of Denver) and Benjamin Rydal Shapiro (Georgia State University), were recently awarded $2.6M from the National Science Foundation for the project, “Teaching Amidst Uncertainty: Developing Mathematics Teachers’ Groupwork Monitoring Practices.” This work, which they have dubbed “Project TAU,” […]