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Harvey Mudd Teams Place in ICPC Top 20

December 12, 2017

ACM ICPC art

A Harvey Mudd College team named “555” moved up from last year’s eighth place finish to be the College’s highest scoring team in the 2017 ACM Southern California Regional International Collegiate Programming Contest. Team 555 (“5” is pronounced “ha” in Thai, so that’s actually a laugh—ha ha ha) and two other Harvey Mudd teams were […]

Free Bus Rides Available to Claremont Colleges Students, Faculty, Staff

December 11, 2017

Graphic of free ride partnership of Foothill Transit and Claremont Colleges

The Claremont Colleges and Foothill Transit are launching a special pilot program that allows students, faculty, and staff free rides on Foothill Transit buses. The organizations have teamed up to offer the Class Pass, a program that gives students currently enrolled at The Claremont Colleges, and faculty and staff employed at The Claremont Colleges or […]

Proposed Allocation of Carnegie Academic Leadership Award Funds

November 13, 2017

Dear Campus Community: As you know, at the end of September, we received word that the Carnegie Corporation of New York had awarded $500,000 to Harvey Mudd College in the form of an Academic Leadership Award for outstanding academic and institutional leadership. We are tremendously grateful to Carnegie for this recognition, and we have been […]

De Pillis to Keynote BEER Conference

October 2, 2017

Harvey Mudd Department of Mathematics Chair Lisette de Pillis

In her keynote talk “Mathematical Medicine: Modeling Disease and Treatment,” Lisette de Pillis will present a sampling of mathematical models that help to simulate immune system interactions, disease dynamics and treatment approaches that may slow, or even stop, disease progression. De Pillis will address researchers, educators and students from around the world at the International […]

Harvey Mudd Reaffirms Support for Dreamers

September 5, 2017

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, This morning, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that President Trump was rescinding the Obama-era executive order that created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. As a result, the Department of Homeland Security will discontinue all new applications to the program immediately. Those whose DACA permits expire between now […]

HMC Response to Charlottesville Events

August 17, 2017

Faculty, Staff and Students, I know many of you join me in feeling disappointment, shock and anger at last weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia. The racism, anti-Semitism and outright hatred that fueled the violence and led to the deaths of three people is in direct opposition to this country’s values and to Harvey Mudd’s vision […]

Suroku by Kyra Wyld ’17

August 11, 2017

Many thanks to mathematics alumna Kyra Wyld ’17, who provided an exclusive puzzle for the HMC Department of Mathematics newsletter. Here’s a repeat of the rules as well as the completed puzzle. Each triangle bound by bold lines must have the numbers 1 through 6 once and only once. Sets of parallel lines form bands […]

Nancy Gamer, Former Alumni Director, Remembered

May 16, 2017

Harvey Mudd development staff, 1984

Nancy Gamer, a Harvey Mudd College Honorary Alumna and former director of alumni relations, passed away on April 26. She was 80 years old. Gamer arrived at Harvey Mudd in 1977 as a temporary worker and then was hired as alumni secretary. She was promoted into fundraising then to director of alumni relations. At HMC […]

Letter from the Faculty Executive Committee to HMC Students

March 28, 2017

Dear students, As elected representatives of the faculty, the Faculty Executive Committee sometimes functions as a voice for the faculty. Often that takes simple forms like updating language in the faculty notebook, while at other times it involves setting priorities and facilitating actions on behalf of the entire faculty. For the past two days, we […]

Regarding the Wabash Report

March 27, 2017

Dear Students, We are sorry. Having shared the Wabash Report with the full faculty, but not sharing it with you, our students, we realize we have created confusion and anger and caused many of you to question whether or not the College is truly committed to transparency. Despite our mistake, we would like to assure […]