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Hawkins To Study Air Pollution With CAREER Grant

November 13, 2015

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A Harvey Mudd College professor of chemistry is studying the nature of particulate air pollution to better understand how air pollution particles interact with light—a key problem in addressing climate change. In support of this research, Barbara Stokes Dewey Assistant Professor Lelia Hawkins has received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grant from the […]

College Receives Chemistry Instrumentation Grant

November 9, 2015

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Modern chemistry instruction relies on active-learning methods, including the use of instrumentation to better understand molecular structure and the properties of matter. A generous gift from the Fletcher Jones Foundation will enable Harvey Mudd College to continue offering high-quality experiential learning that transforms students into professionals. The $470,000 grant will enable the Department of Chemistry […]

Alves Releases New Album

November 2, 2015

Alves performs with the HMC American Gamelan

Grammy-nominated music Professor Bill Alves has composed a new collection of music with the Harvey Mudd College American Gamelan, now available at MicroFest Records, Amazon, iTunes and elsewhere. Guitars & Gamelan showcases a variety of electric and acoustic guitar work over a broad collective of instruments, offering a unique blend of Eastern and Western music […]

De Pillis Earns Top AMS Honor

October 30, 2015

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Harvey Mudd College Professor of Mathematics and department Chair Lisette de Pillis has been elected into the 2016 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). The Fellows program recognizes de Pillis for contributions to mathematical oncology and immunology research, leadership in mathematical biology education and service to the mathematical community. De Pillis is […]

Mayeri Promoted to Full Professor

October 5, 2015

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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 Media Studies Rachel Mayeri be promoted to full professor. Mayeri teaches courses in humanities, art and media studies that help promote critical thinking and creative expression. In her fall […]

Alumnus Receives Prestigious Cancer Research Award

October 2, 2015

Jack Cuzick '70 (center)

Harvey Mudd College 2010 Outstanding Alumnus Jack Cuzick ’70 has received the 2015 American Cancer Society Medal of Honor in the category of clinical research for his contributions to the field of biostatistics, epidemiology and clinical medicine. The highest honor bestowed by the society, the award was presented at a special ceremony Sept. 30 in […]

Harvey Mudd Launches Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

October 1, 2015

Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design

Raising awareness about humanity’s increasing footprint on critical ecosystem services and resources is just one goal of the Harvey Mudd College Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design, which the campus community officially launched Sept. 25. “Hixon Center programs build on the many sustainability initiatives and goals achieved since Harvey Mudd’s founding and draw on the […]

College Mourns Loss of Engineering Professor Harry Williams

October 1, 2015

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Harvey Mudd College engineering Professor Emeritus Harry E. Williams Jr. passed away suddenly at Pomona Valley Hospital on Sept. 23 from complications following a stroke. Williams joined Harvey Mudd in 1960 as a professor of physics, pending an opening in the Department of Engineering. A year later, he moved to engineering where, for the next 40 […]

Pitching Ace Brian Zinda ’97 Gets CMS Hall of Fame Nod

September 29, 2015

Brian Zinda '97 and former CMS baseball Coach Randy Town

A “complete” game of baseball—recorded when a starting pitcher closes a game without the help of a relief pitcher—made up just 2.4 percent of all major league games played in the 2014 season, according to Baseball-Reference.com. In 1996, as a pitcher for Claremont-Mudd Scripps (CMS) baseball, Brian Zinda ’97 pitched 11 complete games out of […]

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