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Harvey Mudd Ranks High in U.S. News & World Report

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Harvey Mudd College ranked No. 2 for undergraduate engineering programs in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2022, a ranking of colleges that offer a bachelor’s or master’s as the top degree. Over the past eight years, Harvey Mudd has tied for No. 1 with Rose-Hulman four times and taken the No. 2 spot the other […]

Ken Stevens ’61, Scorer of Stags First Touchdown, Named to CMS Athletics Hall of Fame

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The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletics Alumni Association Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2022, consisting of 13 Athenas and Stags. The roster includes Harvey Mudd College Founding Class member Kenneth D. Stevens ’61, a respected leader and running back and kicker for the first and only tri-college (Pomona/CMC/HMC) freshman football team, which preceded the CMC/HMC […]

Student Op-ed on Climate Change Published

Ingrid Tsang

Harvey Mudd junior Ingrid Tsang and Scripps classmate Isabel Dhillon co-wrote an opinion piece on food choices and climate change that was published recently in the Hong Kong Free Press. Tsang and Dhillon wrote the piece as part of an assignment for the course Psychology of Climate Change, taught by Prof. Adam Pearson at Pomona College. Their […]

Interdisciplinary Class Explores Genetics and Race

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Harvey Mudd College professors Vivien Hamilton (history of science) and Dan Stoebel (biology) observed a desire among their students to talk about ways that current scientific work intersects with society. These conversations would usually occur at the end of a class, when the technical or historical focus of the lesson was over, and the remaining […]

Four Harvey Mudd Seniors Receive 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Four Harvey Mudd College seniors—Aria Beaupre, Zoe Bell, John Lentfer and Hunter Whaples—and five recent graduates have been granted the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRF). In addition, two seniors and one Harvey Mudd alumnus were awarded honorable mentions, a significant academic achievement. For 2021, Harvey Mudd ranks first among all U.S. colleges […]

Biologists’ Study Links Ocean Conditions and Coral Evolution

A study conducted by Harvey Mudd College biologists provides evidence that ocean geochemistry drives patterns of morphological evolution in anthozoans (corals and sea anemones). Biology professor Catherine McFadden, Andrea Quattrini (formerly a postdoc researcher at HMC, now a research zoologist and curator of corals at the Smithsonian Institution) and Estefanía Rodríguez, a curator at the […]

Harvey Mudd Eliminates SAT/ACT Requirement for Fall 2021 and Fall 2022

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Harvey Mudd College announced today that its admission process would be test-optional for the students applying during the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 admission cycles. “We know that COVID-19 has severely limited access to standardized testing for students around the world, and we hope that this change will remove one area of stress during this uncertain time,” […]

Harvey Mudd Professors in Engineering, Economics Retire

After decades of shaping the campus community and developing future scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs, four members of the Harvey Mudd College faculty have announced their retirement this spring: Anthony Bright, John Leland Atwood Professor of Engineering Science; Mary Cardenas, Anthony W. LaFetra Chair in Environmental Engineering; Gary Evans, Professor of Economics and Ruth and Harvey […]

Harvey Mudd Donates PPE Supplies to Local Hospital

Sharon Gerbode gathers PPE for donation to local hospital

Harvey Mudd College faculty members, led by physics professor Sharon Gerbode, gathered excess personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies from their labs and donated them to Huntington Memorial Hospital this week. Gerbode sought ways to support health care workers and help them stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. She learned about PPE Link, a service created […]

Alumna Co-designs Open-source, 3-D-printed Face Shield

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If you are looking for ways to help improve your community’s response to COVID-19 and have access to a 3-D printer, consider producing this face shield, developed by engineering alumna Elizabeth Johansen ’01 in collaboration with Design that Matters. It is the first 3-D-printed face shield to be recommended by the National Institutes of Health and […]