Topic: "Students"

Teal Dot Training Equips Bystanders to Act

September 30, 2014

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“No one has to do everything. Everyone has to do something.” In an effort to peel back the layers of apathy and equip willing participants with proactive and reactive bystander behaviors, the undergraduate Claremont Colleges (5-Cs) have united to create a program called Teal Dot Bystander Training. The aforementioned motto is a call to replace […]

Mudder Reaching New Heights With Astronaut Scholarship

September 26, 2014

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Engineering student Sherman Lam ’16 has become the 22nd 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. Lam is one of 32 recipients of the prestigious $10,000 award for the 2014–2015 academic year. To be eligible for […]

Senior Receives MAA Award

September 16, 2014

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Student researchers Ksenia Zakirova ’15 and Michael Cork POM ’16 recently received the Mathematical Association of America’s Outstanding Presentation Award at MathFest 2014, which took place Aug. 6–9 in Portland, Oregon. Every year the MAA recognizes a small number of students for “especially noteworthy presentations.” Their presentation, “Modeling and exploring chain fountain dynamics,” was based […]

College Welcomes Class of 2018

August 1, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

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