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Donaldson-Matasci Named Dewey Professor

March 11, 2016

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Matina Donaldson-Matasci has been named the new Barbara Stokes Dewey Assistant Professor of Biology, a five-year appointment effective July 1, 2016. Designed to support the teaching and research of professors at an early career stage, the Barbara Stokes Dewey Assistant Professorship in the Life Sciences was established in 1990 by the Parsons Foundation in honor […]

Klawe Honored For Contributions to Computing

March 9, 2016

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Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe has received the Computing Research Association’s (CRA) 2016 Distinguished Service Award for her commitment to and impact on the computing research community. “Klawe has used her leadership positions to strengthen the research discipline of computer science and to establish new norms and policies to increase the percentage of women […]

Homework Hotline Takes 20,000th Call

March 4, 2016

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A high school student seeking help on his calculus homework became the 20,000th caller for the Harvey Mudd College Homework Hotline, an over-the-phone, mathematics and science tutoring service for students in grades 4 through 12. The call was answered March 2 at about 6:20 p.m. by Harvey Mudd engineering student Marianna Sbordone ’19, one of […]

Harvey Mudd Alumni Association Honors Alumni, Friends

February 19, 2016

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The Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABOG) has announced its annual awards, which recognize impact on Harvey Mudd College as well as service to society. The awards will be presented Saturday, April 30, during the College’s annual Alumni Weekend festivities. Outstanding Alumni The Board of Governors selected four alumni to receive the […]

Harvey Mudd Chemists Capture Journal Cover

February 10, 2016

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The result of five years of ongoing research, a paper written by a Harvey Mudd College chemistry lab has been featured on the cover of the February 2016 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education. In “Self-Assembly, Guest Capture, and NMR Spectroscopy of a Metal–Organic Cage in Water,” Associate Professor of Chemistry David Vosburg, Eun […]

Faculty Approved for Tenure

February 8, 2016

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Two Harvey Mudd College faculty members were approved for tenure at the meeting of the Board of Trustees earlier this month, effective July 1, 2016. Associate Professor of Art Ken Fandell has been approved for continuous tenure. Fandell, who specializes in photography, previously worked at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where he […]

Trushkowsky Pens Paper on Crowdsourcing Research

January 26, 2016

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Harvey Mudd computer scientists are researching how to improve query processing systems by combining the precision of a computer database system and the interpretive abilities of the human mind. Such hybrid systems could improve the scope, accuracy and efficiency of information gathering and processing. In a paper recently accepted to the highly regarded journal of […]

Benjamin’s Book Ranked Among the Best

January 14, 2016

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How would you prove that, among any six people, there must exist either three mutual friends or three mutual strangers? Harvey Mudd mathematics Professor Arthur Benjamin’s book The Fascinating World of Graph Theory helps you tackle such problems with an informative approach that has earned it the American Library Association’s Outstanding Academic Title distinction. Graph […]

CRA Recognizes Harvey Mudd Computer Scientists

January 7, 2016

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Harvey Mudd College students Anna Ma ’17 and Alex Putman ’16 were selected as finalists from non-PhD-granting institutions for the Computing Research Association’s Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards for 2015. Sponsored this year by Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, the prestigious program recognizes undergraduates at North American universities who demonstrate outstanding potential in an area of computing […]

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