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Lab Heats Up With Second RSS Poster

June 13, 2016

Robot Brunch team members Sam Dietrich '17 and Kyle Lund '17

Imagine a warehouse where a team of robots must coordinate its movements in a well-defined grid to fetch and deliver pallets so that human workers can pick and place items from the pallets into shipping boxes. The exact duration of a robot’s transition time from one location to another may be beyond the control of […]

Levy Promoted to Professor; Several Faculty Members Reappointed

June 10, 2016


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 Rachel Levy be promoted to full professor. The promotion is effective July 1, 2016. Hired in 2007, Levy researches applications of mathematics to biological and industrial problems. Levy’s […]

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). In another first, the College graduated more female computer science majors than male—54.4 percent of students graduating with a degree […]

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 […]

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