Category: "News"

Spring Events at Harvey Mudd College

February 22, 2017

Rose blooming on campus

The first day of spring is still a few weeks away, but there are plenty of thought-provoking activities abloom now at Harvey Mudd College. Here are several stimulating events to help cultivate curious minds. Follow the Leaders: The Annenberg Leadership and Management Speaker Series is an integral part of the College’s commitment to encouraging students […]

Niagara’s Changeover Process Streamlined by Harvey Mudd Engineering Clinic Team

February 21, 2017

Harvey Mudd Engineering Clinic Team for Niagara Bottling

During the 2016 Manufacturers’ Council of the Inland Empire award ceremony celebrating the most innovative businesses and leaders in the Inland Empire, participants of Harvey Mudd College’s 2015-2016 Engineering Clinic Program received an E=mc² Innovation Award for their ingenuity in solving a changeover problem for Niagara Bottling, LLC. Their project, which ran from September 2015 […]

Harvey Mudd Math Professor Awarded Clare Booth Luce Scholarship

February 20, 2017

Harvey Mudd Department of Mathematics Chair Lisette de Pillis

Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) selected Lisette de Pillis, professor and chair of the Department of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, to attend the 2017 HERS Institute at the University of Denver, June 18–July 1. De Pillis was awarded a Clare Booth Luce (CBL) Scholarship that provides full tuition, accommodations, meals and travel for the […]

Leading Researcher Richard Tapia to Give Commencement Address

January 9, 2017

Richard Tapia

Richard Tapia, a leading researcher in the computational and mathematical sciences and a national leader in diversity education and outreach, will deliver the keynote address at Harvey Mudd College’s 59th Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 14, 2017. Tapia is a mathematician and professor in the Department of Computational and Applied Mathematics at Rice University. He is an internationally known […]

Harvey Mudd Scores High for ROI

April 7, 2016

Shanahan Center Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College ranked No. 3 in the nation for return on investment in PayScale’s 2016 College ROI Report, released today by the online salary information company. Prior to 2016, Harvey Mudd held the No. 1 spot for college ROI for four years straight, from 2012 to 2015. With a 20-year net ROI of $945,000, Harvey […]

Harvey Mudd College Ranks Second in Nation for Graduates’ Mid-career Earning Potential

August 27, 2015

Students walk near Shanahan Center at Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College alumni earn the second highest mid-career salaries of all U.S. college and university graduates pursuing careers with a bachelor’s as a final degree, according to PayScale’s 2015-16 College Salary Report. Harvey Mudd ranked No. 2 with a median mid-career salary of $133,000, only $1,000 less than the No. 1 ranked SUNY – Maritime […]

Harvey Mudd Enhances Campus Safety With LiveSafe

July 15, 2015

Shanahan Center Harvey Mudd College

To further its commitment to provide a safe campus for students, faculty and staff, Harvey Mudd College has partnered with LiveSafe, a mobile technology service, to launch a mobile application that enables fast two-way communication with campus safety officials and friends. Individuals can share information about anything from suspicious activity, mental health concerns or sexual […]

Steinberg Receives Gerner Award for Innovative Teaching

February 23, 2015

Screen grab of social rules project

Political science Professor Paul Steinberg has received the 2015 Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching in International Studies Award for his work on The Social Rules Project, a set of multimedia educational tools about environmental sustainability. The award was presented at the annual conference of the International Studies Association (ISA), Feb. 19 in New Orleans and coincides with […]

New Department Chairs Make History

July 15, 2014

Students walk on the Harvey Mudd College campus near the Shanahan Center with Sprague Center in the background

Harvey Mudd College faculty members are called upon to demonstrate more than just scientific expertise—they must also be strong leaders. To foster this, professors are active in faculty governance positions, rotating into new roles regularly. Effective July 1, 2014, the College introduced three new department chairs, and, in doing so, made Harvey Mudd history. Including […]

Gilman Scholars Head to China

July 1, 2014

“Global engagement and informed contributions to society”—strategic aims of Harvey Mudd College—are being pursued by an increasing number of students who opt for academically rigorous and culturally enriching international experiences. Rising sophomores Scott Chow ’17 and Jacob Nguyen ’17 are heading to China this summer with help from the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship […]