Topic: "Students"

Harvey Mudd Entrepreneurs Win for App Ideas

August 15, 2016

It was a Harvey Mudd College sweep at a recent TechSparks networking event for entrepreneurs. A computer science alumna and a team from Harvey Mudd College’s Computer Science Summer Entrepreneurship Research Project earned first place for their “fast pitches” during the Pasadena, California, group’s July forum. Vanessa Ronan ’15 won for a pitch of her […]

Paul Slaats, Football, is HMC Athlete of the Year

August 9, 2016

Paul Slaats '17, CMS football player greets opponents

The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department named Harvey Mudd College football standout Paul Slaats ’17 Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Outstanding Athlete of the Year for his athletic and academic achievements during the 2015–2016 season. Slaats, a nose guard, captained the defensive line with 46 tackles on the season and led the team with 7.5 “tackles for […]

Science Bus Receives Grant

July 12, 2016

Science Day activities, Harvey Mudd College

Claremont Colleges student organization Science Bus has received a $3,000 grant from the office of Los Angeles County First District Supervisor Hilda Solis for the upcoming year. The funds will help Science Bus with a variety of costs, including transportation and supplies. Comprised of more than 60 students from the undergraduate Claremont Colleges, Science Bus […]

Harvey Mudd Engineering Student Awarded WeTech Scholarship

June 23, 2016

Katherine Shim '17

Harvey Mudd College engineering major Katherine (Yoo Jeong) Shim ’17 is one of four recipients of the Women Enhancing Technology (WeTech) Scholarship and Internship for University Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Sponsored by the Institute of International Education and Juniper Networks, the scholarship invests in young women in the United States and India […]

Lab Heats Up With Second RSS Poster

June 13, 2016

Imagine a warehouse where a team of robots must coordinate its movements in a well-defined grid to fetch and deliver pallets so that human workers can pick and place items from the pallets into shipping boxes. The exact duration of a robot’s transition time from one location to another may be beyond the control of […]

Calvin Leung ’17 Receives Astronaut Scholarship

May 23, 2016

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 […]

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 […]

Students to Present Human-Robot Trust Research

May 16, 2016

Autonomous robots have become increasingly prevalent in everyday life, from driverless cars and home-assistive robots to unmanned aerial vehicles. As we entrust these robots with more and more autonomy, users must address the notion of whether robots are capable of making trustworthy decisions—research that is currently being conducted in the Harvey Mudd College HEATlab. HEATlab […]

CS Faculty Members Receive Google Grant

May 9, 2016

Harvey Mudd College computer science professors Zachary Dodds and Colleen Lewis have received a $25,000 grant from Google’s CS4HS program for their work providing professional development to local pre-college computer science educators. CS4HS is an annual funding program that improves the computer science educational ecosystem by providing funding for CS teacher professional development. The program […]

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