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Calvin Leung ’17 Receives Astronaut Scholarship

May 23, 2016

Calvin Leung '17

Mathematics and physics double major Calvin Leung ’17 is the 23rd Harvey Mudd College student to be named an Astronaut Scholar by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which provides scholarships for college students pursuing science and technology careers. Leung is one of 40 recipients of the prestigious $10,000 award for the 2016–2017 academic year. To be […]

Class of 2016 a Milestone for Women in Physics

May 17, 2016

graduates walking

For the first time in its history, Harvey Mudd College graduated more female physics majors than male at its annual commencement, May 15, 2016. Of the 25 students completing a physics degree, 13 were women (52 percent). The College conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 182 students total—87 women and 95 men—at the spring ceremony, the […]

Students to Present Human-Robot Trust Research

May 16, 2016

Paeng at work in the HEATlab

Autonomous robots have become increasingly prevalent in everyday life, from driverless cars and home-assistive robots to unmanned aerial vehicles. As we entrust these robots with more and more autonomy, users must address the notion of whether robots are capable of making trustworthy decisions—research that is currently being conducted in the Harvey Mudd College HEATlab. HEATlab […]

CS Faculty Members Receive Google Grant

May 9, 2016


Harvey Mudd College computer science professors Zachary Dodds and Colleen Lewis have received a $25,000 grant from Google’s CS4HS program for their work providing professional development to local pre-college computer science educators. CS4HS is an annual funding program that improves the computer science educational ecosystem by providing funding for CS teacher professional development. The program […]

Givigliano Awarded Binder Prize

May 9, 2016

Judy Givigliano, Harvey Mudd staff

Admission and Financial Aid Operations Assistant Judy Givigliano was selected to receive the 2016 Mary G. Binder Prize, announced the Selection Committee. The Mary G. Binder Prize honors a member of HMC’s support staff “who combines a record of exceptional service with a truly helpful and friendly attitude toward students, faculty and fellow staff members […]

Harvey Mudd Math Alumnus Elected Fellow of Royal Society

May 6, 2016

Jack Cuzick '70 and QMUL colleagues

Harvey Mudd College 2010 Outstanding Alumnus Jack Cuzick ’70 and recipient of the 2015 American Cancer Society Medal of Honor has been elected as a new Fellow of the Royal Society, the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. Cuzick is Head of the Centre for Cancer Prevention and John Snow Professor of Epidemiology at Queen […]

Celebrating Impact: 2016 Leadership Awards

May 4, 2016


Harvey Mudd honored its outstanding community members April 28 at the fourth annual Leadership Awards ceremony, which celebrates students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. “By calling out these exemplary examples of leadership, we are taking a moment to recognize that our community values leadership efforts, both big and small,” said […]

Mudders Finish Strong at Modeling Contests

April 22, 2016

Shanahan Center

Faced with a slate of problems ranging from space junk to refugee immigration patterns, six Harvey Mudd student teams continued the College’s tradition of participating in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) this past February. The results of the 2016 contest are in, with four teams earning Honorable Mention. The concurrent […]

Johnson Receives Study Abroad Scholarship

April 20, 2016

Jakim Johnson '19

In pursuit of his dream of becoming a robotics engineer, traveling the world and experiencing new cultures, Jakim Johnson ’19 will study engineering with the Chinese Studies Institute’s E84 in China program this summer, thanks in part to the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA). Johnson is one of 25 top-performing students awarded an FEA scholarship. […]

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