Category: "Students"

Chemistry Professor Receives Summer Research Grant

February 16, 2017

Associate Professor of Chemistry David Vosburg

Associate Professor of Chemistry David Vosburg has been awarded an $8,000 research grant by Organic Syntheses Inc. that provides funding for him and a student co-worker to do research in the area of synthetic organic chemistry. Members of the Organic Syntheses Advisory Board awarded the grants to faculty from principally undergraduate institutions for research that […]

Sky is No Limit for Quantum Researchers

February 7, 2017

Physics Professor Jason Gallicchio

Researchers from Harvey Mudd are part of a group of scientists who recently completed experiments on entangled photons that produced results consistent with quantum mechanics. Assistant Professor of Physics Jason Gallicchio, who devised an idea to use starlight to improve tests of quantum mechanics, and Calvin Leung ’17 are co-authors, along with their colleagues, on […]

Harvey Mudd Students Contribute to Black Lives Matter Compendium

February 7, 2017

Cover image of Black Lives Matter: Lifespan Perspectives

In what may be the first textbook written by and for undergraduate students, the perils that confront people of African descent are explored and the Black Lives Matter movement is celebrated. Harvey Mudd College students Matthew Simon ’18 and Omar Velazquez ’18 are among the contributors to Black Lives Matter: Lifespan Perspectives. Organized chronologically—from birth […]

HMC Teams Compete at International Collegiate Programming Contest

February 2, 2017

Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning

Harvey Mudd College teams placed eighth, ninth and 11th at the 2016 ACM Southern California Regional International Collegiate Programming Contest held at Riverside Community College in Riverside, California. The contest challenges students to solve complex, real-world programming problems within a five-hour period. Teams were tasked with writing software systems that solved issues in a variety of […]

Harvey Mudd Athletes Earn Honors, Set Pool Record

January 31, 2017

Miles President '20, Harvey Mudd athlete

Harvey Mudd College athletes are posting standout performances as evidenced by yet another Mudder being named Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Athlete of the Week. This is the second straight week and the fourth time this school year for a Mudder to win this honor. CMS Athlete of the Week (Jan. 30–Feb. 5) The honoree this week is […]

Members of Harvey Mudd Community Affirm Shared Values

January 16, 2017

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, statement by Martin Luther King Jr.

As a response to the current national climate, members of the Faculty Executive Committee at Harvey Mudd College have prepared a statement that they believe reaffirms the shared values of the campus community—students, staff, administration, alumni and faculty. Many community members have shown their support by signing the statement. Statement from Members of the Faculty […]

NSF Funds Computer Science Research Opportunities

January 15, 2017

Julie Medero

Computer science Professors Zach Dodds and Julie Medero received a National Science Foundation grant for the continuation of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site in computer science. The funding will support 10 undergraduate researchers (five from Harvey Mudd and five from other schools) to undertake a variety of research projects in the Computer Science Department. For some undergraduates in STEM […]

Computing Research Association Recognizes Two Harvey Mudd Students

December 16, 2016

Computing Research Association logo

Harvey Mudd College computer science and mathematics major Jane Wu ’18 has received a Computing Research Association (CRA) 2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award for Non-PhD-granting institutions. Alex Ozdemir ’17 is a finalist. The prestigious program recognizes undergraduates at North American universities who demonstrate outstanding potential in an area of computing research. Harvey Mudd College is the […]

Algorithms and Avocados

December 2, 2016

Professor Ran Libeskind-Hadas

The connection between fighting a threat to one of California’s favorite fruits and recently published research by a Harvey Mudd College computer science professor and his colleagues isn’t immediately evident. On the way to connect one dot with the other, there’s a story about the mutualistic pairing of a beetle and a fungus, extensive biological […]