Category: "President"

Klawe Named 2019 AWM Fellow

October 8, 2018

Maria Klawe

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe was named a 2019 Fellow of the Association for Women in Mathematics, an honor which recognizes researchers, mentors and educators who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to the support and advancement of women in the mathematical sciences. Klawe will be recognized during the Association of Women in Mathematics reception […]

Klawe Receives Epiphany Science Inspiration Award

May 7, 2018

Maria Klawe

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe has received the 2018 Epiphany Science Inspiration Award, which recognizes educators whose leadership has inspired significant change in science aspirations and achievements. Klawe is being honored for her work to promote increased diversity in computer science. The Science Inspiration Award is one of four inaugural Epiphany Awards given by […]

Klawe Receives Academic Leadership Award

September 12, 2017

Maria Klawe

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe has received the 2017 Academic Leadership Award of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, an honor recognizing educators who demonstrate vision and an outstanding commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, the liberal arts, equal opportunity, the development of major interdisciplinary programs, international engagement and the promotion of strong ties […]

Harvey Mudd Joins Call for U.S. to Uphold & Continue DACA

December 2, 2016

Seal of Harvey Mudd College

Higher education leaders cite “moral imperative” and “national necessity” in supporting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). As of Nov. 28 at 9 a.m. PST, 300 college and university presidents from public and private institutions across the U.S., including Harvey Mudd College, have signed a statement offering to meet with U.S. leaders on the issue. The following is […]

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 […]

Klawe Honored For Contributions to Computing

March 9, 2016

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 […]

$25 Million Gift Establishes Center for Creativity and Collaboration for the 5Cs

September 10, 2015

students talking

“The challenges we face today call for audacious thinkers and doers who can work collaboratively and creatively across disciplines.” —Rick Sontag (HMC ’64) In making a $25 million gift that will benefit the five undergraduate campuses of The Claremont Colleges, Rick and Susan Sontag hope to help some of the nation’s most talented students harness […]

Painting Lesson Leads to Essay Prize

July 1, 2015

To increase awareness of women’s ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Math for America recently co-sponsored an essay contest. Harvey Mudd College student Ramita Kondepudi ’18 earned first place at the Undergraduate Level for her essay about Dr. Maria Klawe, “Painting With the President.” “When I found the […]

Klawe Receives AAUW Achievement Award

June 15, 2015

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe, a leading advocate for making science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education more accessible to women and diverse groups, will receive the American Association of University Women (AAUW) 2015 Achievement Award on June 20 at the AAUW National Convention in San Diego. The award recognizes her leadership in academia […]

Harvey Mudd Confers Degrees at Commencement 2015

May 21, 2015

graduates walking

Harvey Mudd College, the premier liberal arts college of engineering, science and mathematics, conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 170 students at its 57th commencement ceremony, May 17, 2015, in Claremont, California. Mary Nichols, chairman of the California Air Resources Board, gave the commencement address. Nichols oversees the implementation of California’s landmark greenhouse gas emissions […]