Topic: "Unlisted"

Manisco Earns Prestigious Chemistry Certification

April 7, 2015

Penny Manisco, HMC Chemistry

Penny Manisco, chemistry laboratory coordinator and the College’s chemical hygiene officer, recently passed the Chemical Hygiene Officer credential requirements and certification exam administered by the National Registry of Certified Chemists. As a staff member in the Department of Chemistry since 2008, Penny uses her chemical and laboratory safety expertise to support Harvey Mudd’s academic enterprise. […]

Percussion Quartet to Shake Things Up March 5

February 24, 2015

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet

The Grammy-nominated Los Angeles Percussion Quartet is bringing its unique and innovative sound featuring a mix of old and new music from California’s leading composers to Harvey Mudd College Thursday, March 5. The performance, which begins at 8 p.m. in the Wayne ’73 and Julie Drinkward Recital Hall, promises to be a highlight of HMC’s […]

Math Simplified Through Mime

February 18, 2015

Mime-matics

In connection with the spring Michael E. Moody Lecture, the husband-and-wife team of Tim and Tanya Chartier will present a free Mime show from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in the Harvey Mudd Shanahan Center Auditorium. In Mime-matics, the Chartiers explore mathematical ideas through the art of mime, illustrating and simplifying complex math […]

Vi Jacobs: Longtime Supporter Leaves Lasting Legacy

February 12, 2015

Violet “Vi” Jabara Jacobs, a longtime supporter of Harvey Mudd College, died Jan. 12, 2015. She was 99. Vi began her association with Harvey Mudd in 1973 when her late husband, Joseph J. Jacobs, the founder of Jacobs Engineering, was appointed to the College’s board. Violet and Joseph generously supported Harvey Mudd for four decades, […]

Princeton Review Lauds Office of Career Services

February 6, 2015

CareerFair

In a recent Today Show broadcast, Princeton Review author Robert Franek discussed his new book, Colleges That Pay You Back, which ranks overall return on investment across American colleges and universities. Harvey Mudd ranked third overall, taking into account outstanding academics and financial assistance coupled with effective job placement. A major reason for that ranking, […]

Harvey Mudd Marketing Materials Earn Top Awards

February 6, 2015

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The Communications and Marketing team at Harvey Mudd College recently earned two CASE Awards of Excellence (District VII). The College Viewbook received the Gold Award. The new viewbook features a 3-D model of the Shanahan Center that prospective students can build, photograph and share on social media, as well as a video tour of the […]

Vivian Baker, Former Harvey Mudd College First Lady, Dies

January 14, 2015

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Vivian C. Baker of Ithaca, New York, wife of Harvey Mudd College’s second president David Kenneth Baker (1976–1988), passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at age 90. Vivian served alongside Kenneth for more than a decade, supporting the activities of the College. In a letter detailing the time the couple spent on the Harvey […]

View AIDS Memorial Quilt at Harvey Mudd College

November 28, 2014

AIDS quilt at Harvey Mudd

Sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt—the 54-ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 94,000 individuals lost to AIDS—will be on view beginning Dec.1 at Harvey Mudd College. This free display of The AIDS Memorial Quilt is being hosted by Harvey Mudd and Claremont University Consortium Health Education Outreach. Visitors […]

College Hires Advancement Professional Debbie Bills

November 24, 2014

Debbie Bills

Debbie Bills recently joined the Harvey Mudd College Office of College Advancement staff as assistant vice president for advancement services. Bills succeeds Liz Baughman, who retires Dec. 5 after working at Harvey Mudd for 36 years. Bills will oversee gift recording and prospect records, prospect research, programming, reporting and all advancement database functions for Harvey Mudd, including all policies […]

Alumnus Honored as 2014 Apker Finalist

November 20, 2014

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Harvey Mudd College physics graduate Jaron Kent-Dobias ’14 was selected as a finalist for the American Physical Society’s 2014 LeRoy Apker Award. The Apker Award recognizes outstanding achievements in physics by undergraduate students, providing encouragement to young physicists who have demonstrated great potential for future scientific accomplishment. Kent-Dobias is the College’s eighth Apker finalist since […]

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