Topic: "Students"

Calvin Leung ’17 Receives Astronaut Scholarship

May 23, 2016

Calvin Leung '17

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

Paeng at work in the HEATlab

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 […]

CMS’ Kampe Memorial Hustle Award Goes to Mudder

May 5, 2016

Ryan Kusch '19

For his hard work, exemplary effort and determination, first-year Harvey Mudd College student Ryan Kusch has been awarded the 2015–2016 Chris Kampe Memorial Hustle Award by Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Athletics. The lone Harvey Mudd representative on the CMS men’s basketball team, Kusch is the third first year in 21 years to receive the award. The award […]

Celebrating Impact: 2016 Leadership Awards

May 4, 2016


Harvey Mudd honored its outstanding community members April 28 at the fourth annual Leadership Awards ceremony, which celebrates students, faculty and staff for their contributions on campus and beyond. “By calling out these exemplary examples of leadership, we are taking a moment to recognize that our community values leadership efforts, both big and small,” said […]

Mudders Finish Strong at Modeling Contests

April 22, 2016

Students walk near Shanahan Center at Harvey Mudd College

Faced with a slate of problems ranging from space junk to refugee immigration patterns, six Harvey Mudd student teams continued the College’s tradition of participating in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM) this past February. The results of the 2016 contest are in, with four teams earning Honorable Mention. The concurrent […]

Johnson Receives Study Abroad Scholarship

April 20, 2016

Jakim Johnson '19

In pursuit of his dream of becoming a robotics engineer, traveling the world and experiencing new cultures, Jakim Johnson ’19 will study engineering with the Chinese Studies Institute’s E84 in China program this summer, thanks in part to the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA). Johnson is one of 25 top-performing students awarded an FEA scholarship. […]

Mudders Impress at Putnam Competition

April 18, 2016


Harvey Mudd College is once again the top-scoring undergraduate institution in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, considered one of the world’s most prestigious university-level mathematics competitions. Thirty-five Harvey Mudd College students spent the better part of Saturday, Dec. 5, taking the challenging six-hour exam, which requires a unique blend of cleverness and problem-solving skills. In the […]

Celebration of Student Projects Kicks Off May 2

April 14, 2016

Harvey Mudd College

Experiential learning is an integral part of the Harvey Mudd College experience and, each spring, the entire College community celebrates students’ original projects in design or research. This celebration of student achievement includes Presentation Days (May 2 and 4), showcasing senior thesis research and class projects, and Projects Day, May 3, a showcase of projects […]

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