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HEATlab Papers Published by ICAPS

March 20, 2019

Jim Boerkoel and students

Last summer, the students in computer science professor Jim Boerkoel’s Human Experience & Agent Teamwork Lab (HEATLab) studied several aspects of human-robot interaction and wrote up their findings. This summer, they will celebrate the publication of three papers at the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS) in Berkeley, California. “I really didn’t expect […]

Harvey Mudd Hosts Cube Contest

February 10, 2019

Adam Walker ’22 and the Office of Community Engagement organized a World Cube Association competition on campus Feb. 2. Harvey Mudd students Delaney Cohn ’22, Eric Brandon Chavez ’22, Jason Chen ’22, Kyra Clark ’22, Ryan Martinez ’22, Shanni Lam ’22, Sidney Cozier ’20 and Jacky Lee ’20 joined the competition, which drew more than 100 cubers. “My motivation for cubing is the community,” says Walker, […]

HMC to Donate Cypriot Artifacts

December 13, 2018

Maria Klawe signing paper

During a ceremony on Dec. 11, Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe joined representatives from the University of Cyprus and members of the Mudd family to announce the donation of the College’s Cypriot artifact collection to the university. “We have had for many years, artifacts that were brought from the island of Cyprus to Harvey […]

Sebastian Thrun to Deliver Harvey Mudd Commencement Address

December 5, 2018

Portrait of entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun, Harvey Mudd College commencement speaker

Sebastian Thrun, scientist, educator, inventor and entrepreneur, will deliver the keynote address at Harvey Mudd College’s 61st Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 19. The Harvey Mudd senior class sought a speaker with experience in academia or industry, and Thrun is an expert in both areas. Senior class co-presidents Casey Gardner ’19 and Maggie Gelber ’19 said, […]

Engineering Students Place Third in Global Competition

October 19, 2018

Peter Leung, Bohan Gao, Ramita Kondepudi, Anjaneya Malpani

Having won top honors at the regional APICS and Deloitte Consulting-sponsored Case Competition in February, Harvey Mudd College students Bohan Gao ’19, Anjaneya Malpani ’18, Ramita Kondepudi ’18 and Peter Leung ’19 (Pitzer) traveled to Chicago last month for the final round, held during the annual APICS conference. APICS is a supply chain management and […]

In Memoriam: Louise Bell

September 18, 2018

Kemper Ludlow, Louise Bell and Theresa Lynn

Louise Bell, a devoted supporter of Harvey Mudd College and wife of the late emeritus physics faculty member Graydon Bell, died August 16, 2018. “Louise Bell and her husband, Gray, opened their home and their lives to generations of HMC students and newer faculty members (Since Gray Bell was the founding member of the HMC […]

Three-day Showcase of Student Projects Begins April 30

April 19, 2018

Rsearch posters at Harvey Mudd College

In celebration of experiential learning, an integral part of the Harvey Mudd College experience, the entire College community celebrates students’ original projects in design or research each spring. This celebration of student achievement includes Presentation Days (April 30 and May 2), showcasing senior thesis research and class projects, and Projects Day, May 1, a showcase […]

Sahakian Authors Physics e-Book

March 15, 2018

Cover of Physics on the Edge

In his new book, Physics on the Edge, Vatche Sahakian, professor of physics at Harvey Mudd College, seeks to share topics of modern physics with a general audience using novel e-book technology. Beginning April 5, to celebrate the book’s release, Sahakian will deliver a series of lectures on campus called “Physics on the Edge of […]

Decode Abroad Scholarship

February 7, 2018

HMC seal

Paris may be a moveable feast, but it isn’t a free lunch, especially if you’re a college student studying abroad. The Harvey Mudd College Office of Study Abroad (OSA) offers students semester-long programs in more than 20 countries, giving them the chance to experience another culture and continue their education. But while the programs include […]

Mashek to Head Leading Nonprofit Advancing Viewpoint Diversity

February 6, 2018

Deb Mashek, Harvey Mudd College

The increase in political polarization is having a significant impact on college campuses. For Debra Mashek, professor of psychology at Harvey Mudd College, whose research lies in understanding human relationships and all of its complex layers, this is an opportune time to address this divide. Mashek has been appointed the inaugural executive director of Heterodox […]