Topic: "Students"

Homework Hotline Takes 20,000th Call

March 4, 2016

Homework Hotline tutors 2016

A high school student seeking help on his calculus homework became the 20,000th caller for the Harvey Mudd College Homework Hotline, an over-the-phone, mathematics and science tutoring service for students in grades 4 through 12. The call was answered March 2 at about 6:20 p.m. by Harvey Mudd engineering student Marianna Sbordone ’19, one of […]

Sophomore Retreat 2016: Getting to “Snow” You

February 17, 2016

Sophomore Retreat, OID

Snowball fights, an impromptu dance party and singing “Lean on Me” to celebrate completing the challenging high ropes course, comprise just a few of the experiences shared by Harvey Mudd College sophomores who took part in the fourth annual Sophomore Retreat. After facing finals in difficult, fall-semester Core classes, many second-year Mudders want to savor […]

Team OpenLoop Prepares for the Hyperloop Test Track

February 17, 2016

Team OpenLoop pod design

Thirty student teams are heading to California this summer to test their design prototype at the world’s first Hyperloop Test Track, and Harvey Mudd students are among the participants. Team OpenLoop—made up of students from Harvey Mudd, Cornell University, University of Michigan, Northeastern University, Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada) and Princeton University—is perfecting a design […]

Harvey Mudd Chemists Capture Journal Cover

February 10, 2016

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The result of five years of ongoing research, a paper written by a Harvey Mudd College chemistry lab has been featured on the cover of the February 2016 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education. In “Self-Assembly, Guest Capture, and NMR Spectroscopy of a Metal–Organic Cage in Water,” Associate Professor of Chemistry David Vosburg, Eun […]

Marino Earns Scholarship to Study Abroad in UK

January 28, 2016

Andrew Marino '17

Cheese is a big part of the diet in the U.K., where Andrew Marino ’17 is studying abroad during the spring semester. This is a happy circumstance for the president of the Harvey Mudd College cheese club, cheeseSHMC, whose members learn about a variety of cheeses from all over the world. But Marino, an engineering […]

CRA Recognizes Harvey Mudd Computer Scientists

January 7, 2016

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Harvey Mudd College students Anna Ma ’17 and Alex Putman ’16 were selected as finalists from non-PhD-granting institutions for the Computing Research Association’s Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards for 2015. Sponsored this year by Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, the prestigious program recognizes undergraduates at North American universities who demonstrate outstanding potential in an area of computing […]

Wang Hired as International Student Coordinator

January 6, 2016

Miao "Kat" Wang

As part of its mission to support the well-being of all students, Harvey Mudd College has hired Miao “Kat” Wang as international student coordinator within the Office of Health and Wellness, Division of Student Affairs. Harvey Mudd has a growing population of international students: This year they make up about 10 percent of the student […]

Creating a Human-Scale Hyperloop Pod

December 22, 2015

OpenLoop pod design

Ten Harvey Mudd College students have joined forces with students from Cornell University, Northeastern University, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Princeton University, and University of Michigan to try and build a Hyperloop pod that will compete in SpaceX’s competition. Teresa Despres ’18, Alex Goldstein ’18, Hamza Khan ’18, Chris Kotcherha ’18, Jessica Lupanow ’18, Patrick McKeen ’17, […]

Robot Researchers Invited to AI Conference

December 15, 2015

Juniors Sam Dietrich and Kyle Lund of the HEATlab

Human-robot teaming affects our daily lives in increasing ways—from cars that park themselves to apps that remotely control home appliances. Two Harvey Mudd College student research teams studying human-robot teaming have had abstracts accepted to the 2016 Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Conference Feb. 12–17 in Phoenix, Arizona. The students are members […]

Mudder Honored for Dominant Defense

December 8, 2015

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Harvey Mudd College junior and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps nose guard Paul Slaats has been given the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Defensive Athlete of the Year award for Division III football. For the 2015 season, the Stags led the conference in points allowed per game (21.9), rushing yards allowed per game (105.8) and interceptions (17). Slaats […]

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