Topic: "Students"

College Welcomes Class of 2018

August 1, 2014

Class of 2018

This fall, Harvey Mudd College welcomes 198 exceptionally promising students into the incoming Class of 2018. Members of this talented group have designed a coconut tree-climbing safety harness, played on the Chilean National Cricket Team (U19) and founded a club that promotes financial literacy, among other intriguing pursuits. Thyra Briggs, vice president of admission and […]

Students Excel in Biomimicry Challenge

July 29, 2014

FebrileSystem

Large-scale, complex human problems call for inspired solutions, like ones that require student teams to use nature’s own resources to create a sustainable and innovative design. The Harvey Mudd College team of Travis Beckman ’15 (engineering), Emma Frederick ’14 (engineering), Jirka Hladiš ’15 (engineering) and Alexander Lee ’14 (mathematical and computational biology) accepted the international […]

Harvey Mudd Graduates Landmark Class

May 20, 2014

grads in caps and gowns walking

For the first time in its history, Harvey Mudd College awarded more engineering degrees to women than to men at its annual commencement, May 18. Fifty-six percent of students who graduated this spring in engineering were female, and 44 percent were male. The College conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 173 students—88 men and 85 […]

Harvey Mudd’s Annual Shakespeare Play Gets New Stage

May 20, 2014

fight scene from Romeo and Juliet

Harvey Mudd students are known for their love of science and math, so it may come as a surprise that one of the most popular courses at the College is Lit 110: Shakespeare, a class that culminates in a live stage production of one of the bard’s works. The annual Shakespeare play, a hallowed end-of-the-semester […]

Chemistry Seniors Capture Poster Award

May 1, 2014

Sejal Shah and Anastasia Patterson

Extensive hands-on research is integral to a Harvey Mudd education, but it doesn’t end there. The College is committed to teaching students how to communicate their findings effectively and professionally through top-notch written work, posters and presentations. Chemistry students Sejal Shah ’14 and Anastasia Patterson ’14 recently earned Best Poster awards at the Materials Research […]

Commitment to Environment and Community Earns Donti Udall Award

April 29, 2014

donti-priya

A career that involves both environmental sustainability and community engagement appeals to Priya Donti ’15. Her dedication to achieving that goal has earned the attention of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation, which seeks students like Donti who show passion for careers committed to the environment. Donti, a joint computer science/mathematics major […]

Students Raise Funds for Research Opportunity

April 18, 2014

Summer research celebration 2

A new Student Philanthropy Campaign at Harvey Mudd College is providing funding to a crucial area of the College’s teaching/learning experience: summer research. As part of an effort to highlight the importance of philanthropy and to encourage student giving toward a common goal, the Associated Students of Harvey Mudd College (ASHMC) recently completed the second annual […]

Harvey Mudd Lauds Student Leaders

April 17, 2014

Student leaders-ibarra etc

The inclusive, collaborative learning atmosphere for which Harvey Mudd College is known is due in large part to its students, who demonstrate integrity, compassion and accountability. During the College’s second annual Leadership Awards celebration April 11, awards were given to those demonstrating these beneficial traits and applying them to on-campus and community service activities. Honorees […]

NSF Research Fellowships Awarded to Students, Alumni

April 4, 2014

campus view

Four Harvey Mudd College seniors—Sam Gutekunst, Miranda Parker, Sheena Patel and Jeremy Usatine—are recipients of this year’s National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, which recognize outstanding students pursuing advanced degrees in the STEM disciplines. Seven recent Harvey Mudd graduates also received the prestigious fellowships. One current senior and 10 alumni received honorable mentions. The fellowship […]

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