Topic: "Students"

New Harvey Mudd Residence Hall Named for Alumnus, Board Chair

July 14, 2015

Wayne Drinkward

In less than two months, Harvey Mudd College will open its ninth residence hall on campus, and it will be the second dorm named for an alumnus. In recognition of his extraordinary leadership of the board and of The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, the Executive Committee of the board of trustees announced the College’s […]

Painting Lesson Leads to Essay Prize

July 1, 2015

Ramita Kondepudi '18

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 […]

Science Bus Awarded Biology Grant

June 29, 2015

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Science Bus, a student-run volunteer organization at Harvey Mudd College that brings weekly hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) lessons to elementary school students, was awarded €1,600 ($1,800) from the European Society for Evolutionary Biology to develop and teach evolution-themed lessons. More than 50 Science Bus student volunteers raise funds, develop lessons and work […]

Loustalet Named HMC Alumni Association Athlete of the Year

June 5, 2015

Tasman Loustalet '16

Harvey Mudd College and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department announced their end-of-year athletic awards recently. Tasman “Zorg” Loustalet ’17, a member of the men’s cross country and track teams, was named Harvey Mudd’s Alumni Association Outstanding Athlete of the Year. Loustalet was selected as Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Runner of the Year for cross […]

Mudders Among First Mellon Mays Fellows

June 4, 2015

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Two Harvey Mudd College rising juniors are among 10 inaugural fellows selected for the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program, an initiative of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that aims to increase faculty diversity at The Claremont Colleges by supporting underrepresented students to pursue careers as professors. Cesar Orellana and Willie Zuniga were each selected […]

Citadel Invests in Harvey Mudd Students Through Summer Scholars Program

May 22, 2015

Shanahan Center Harvey Mudd College

Citadel and Harvey Mudd College announced a new program to help expand the College’s successful Summer Research Program, which provides hands-on, intensive research opportunities for Harvey Mudd students. The program, Citadel Summer Scholars, began with a selection process in March and launches in late May. Three inaugural Citadel Scholars are preparing to work alongside College […]

Harvey Mudd Confers Degrees at Commencement 2015

May 21, 2015

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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 […]

Molecule Maker Wins Undergrad Research Award

May 8, 2015

Eun Bin Go

A Harvey Mudd College chemistry and biology joint major, who has established “a remarkably direct and flexible approach to a whole class of beautiful and medicinally relevant compounds,” received The Claremont Colleges Library Undergraduate Research Award. Eun Bin Go received the senior award in the sciences for her research on “Synthesis of the Tetracyclic Scaffolds […]

Kirkegaard Earns Homeland Security Fellowship

April 30, 2015

Marie Kirkegaard '15

For demonstrating exceptional promise in the study of nuclear forensics, Marie Kirkegaard ’15 has received the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Nuclear Forensics Graduate Fellowship. The award will support her PhD work in nuclear science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, a program associated with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Kirkegaard is the only undergraduate […]

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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