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Custom Zoom Backgrounds for Mudders

Harvey Mudd College Great Mall, looking east

Today, Harvey Mudd is relaunching the spring semester by initiating the online delivery of its curriculum. While the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted HMC’s signature side-by-side learning environment, the HMC community has united to ensure the continuity of the academic program. The College extended Spring Break by one week to allow everyone to transition to online […]

Javelin Thrower Inducted into CMS Hall of Fame

Ryan Gibson ’03 and CMS track and field coach (1984–present) John Goldhammer

Javelin thrower and hurdler Ryan Gibson ’03 (computer science) joined the 2020 class of athletes inducted into the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Alumni Association Hall of Fame last month. “This record-setting group exemplifies the culture of all-around excellence that we strive for on a daily basis here at CMS Athletics,” said Erica Perkins Jasper, director of athletics, […]

Harvey Mudd Will No Longer Require SAT Subject Tests

Harvey Mudd campus

Harvey Mudd College has announced that beginning with the high school class of 2021, it will no longer require submission of the SAT subject tests. “We are excited to make this policy change and hope that it will remove a barrier to applying to the College for many students.” said Thyra Briggs, Vice President for […]

Researchers Employ Mathematical Modeling to Study Tumor-immune Dynamics

Lisette de Pillis, Norman F. Sprague Jr. Professor of Life Sciences and Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College

A collaboration between Lisette de Pillis, Norman F. Sprague Jr. Professor of Life Sciences and Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, and international colleagues in mathematics and in experimental biology has culminated in the publication of “Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) used as carrier cells of oncolytic adenovirus results in enhanced oncolytic virotherapy” in Nature. […]

CS Researchers Present Findings on Machine Learning, Algorithms

Jon Hayase and Julia Vendemiatti

Harvey Mudd College computer science professor George Montañez and his students have turned their research of theoretical machine learning, probability, statistics and search into multiple publications and presentations. In early December 2019, Montañez, Jon Hayase ’20 and Julia Vendemiatti ’21 attended the 32nd Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Australia to present their research. […]