Topic: "Physics"

Harvey Mudd Faculty Appointments Include New Dept. Chairs, Now Majority Female

June 27, 2016

Shanahan Teaching & Learning Center

To foster strong leadership skills, Harvey Mudd College professors are active in faculty governance positions, rotating into new roles regularly. The Office of Dean of the Faculty has announced several appointments, including department chairs, associate deans and chair of the faculty, effective July 1. New Department Chairs Including continuing department chairs Kerry Karukstis (chemistry), Elizabeth […]

New Tenure-Track Faculty at Harvey Mudd

June 17, 2016

Shanahan Teaching & Learning Center

The faculty at Harvey Mudd College is committed to offering world-class science and engineering education in a liberal arts context so that graduates are uniquely prepared to lead and understand their impact on society. Four outstanding teacher-scholars join the College’s faculty July 1, becoming assistant professors as well as tenure-track faculty members. Danae Schulz joins the […]

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 […]

Celebration of Student Projects Kicks Off May 2

April 14, 2016

Harvey Mudd College

Experiential learning is an integral part of the Harvey Mudd College experience and, each spring, the entire College community celebrates students’ original projects in design or research. This celebration of student achievement includes Presentation Days (May 2 and 4), showcasing senior thesis research and class projects, and Projects Day, May 3, a showcase of projects […]

Three Goldwater Scholars Named at Harvey Mudd

April 13, 2016

Shanahan Center

Three Harvey Mudd College students have received the most prestigious national award for undergraduate STEM researchers. Christopher Hoyt ’18, Jonas Kaufman ’17 and Dina Sinclair ’17 each received the Barry Goldwater Scholarship, which covers the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to $7,500 per year. The Goldwater Scholars were selected on […]

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 […]

College Mourns Loss of Engineering Professor Harry Williams

October 1, 2015


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 […]

Teacher-Scholars Join Harvey Mudd Faculty

July 23, 2015

Shanahan Center

The world-class faculty at Harvey Mudd College provides top-notch science and engineering education in a liberal arts context so that graduates are uniquely prepared to lead and understand their impact on society. Five outstanding teacher-scholars joined the College July 1 as assistant professors and tenure-track faculty members. Brian Bryce, previously a National Research Council postdoctoral fellow […]

Students, Faculty, Staff Honored for Leadership

April 29, 2015

2015 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Award recipients

Great institutions rely on talented leaders, like those honored April 24 at Harvey Mudd College’s third annual Leadership Awards Ceremony. Leadership Awards affirm students, faculty and staff not only for their academic talents and job proficiency, but also for their engagement and contribution to the Harvey Mudd community. “These awards are a way of expressing our gratitude […]

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