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Allen Awarded Watson Fellowship

April 11, 2016

Natasha Allen '16

Harvey Mudd College senior Natasha Allen (physics) has been awarded a prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowship for a project that examines universal energy access. Forty fellows were chosen for 2016 from more than 700 candidates worldwide. The Watson Fellowship is a one-year grant for purposeful, independent study outside the United States, awarded to graduating seniors […]

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 […]

Students, Alumni Awarded NSF Research Fellowships

April 7, 2016

NSF fellowship recipients, Harvey Mudd students

Five Harvey Mudd College seniors are recipients of National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, which recognize outstanding students pursuing advanced degrees in science and engineering. Six recent Harvey Mudd graduates also received the prestigious fellowships. Two seniors and seven alumni received honorable mentions. The fellowship supports graduate students pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited […]

Gerbode Named 2016 Cottrell Scholar

April 5, 2016

Gerbode, Sharon-20

Harvey Mudd College Assistant Professor of Physics Sharon Gerbode has been named one of two dozen 2016 Cottrell Scholars, a distinction given to top early career academic scientists by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA). She is one of the first undergraduate college professors to receive the honor since the Cottrell College Science Awards […]

Design Innovator to Lead New Center for Collaborative Creativity

April 4, 2016

Frederick S. Leichter

Bringing dynamic experience in fields ranging from higher education to technology, Frederick S. Leichter, a key design innovator and executive for Fidelity Investments, has been selected as the founding director of The Claremont College’s Rick and Susan Sontag Center for Collaborative Creativity. Known as “the Hive,” the center officially opened in September 2015 as a […]

After School Specials! Sing for Solidarity, Social Change

March 24, 2016

After School Specials

Solos by Aleina Wachtel ’16 and Annalise Schweickart ’18 can be seen at 56 seconds and 2:54, respectively. Lend your support to by voting for the After School Specials in the Sing for Survivors Contest. As a rallying cry for everyone to see their responsibility in preventing sexual assault, students on U.S. college campuses are […]

Malaria Researchers Publish Model Results

March 15, 2016

Susan Martonosi

Malaria is a mosquito-borne illness that afflicts millions and kills hundreds of thousands annually, many of them children. As global efforts to control the disease continue, the World Health Organization has called for improved predictive models to guide intervention strategies in areas where transmission dynamics are changing as malaria outbreaks are reduced or eliminated. To […]

Donaldson-Matasci Named Dewey Professor

March 11, 2016

Donaldson-Matasci, Matina-03

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

Maria Klawe

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

Homework Hotline tutors 2016

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 […]

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