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Support for Transgender and Non-Binary Students

February 23, 2017

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, Late yesterday, the U.S. Education and Justice departments released a joint statement that rescinded previous guidance issued in May 2016 that provided protections for transgender students under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. While the decision to rescind this guidance doesn’t come as a surprise, we do understand […]

Spring Events at Harvey Mudd College

February 22, 2017

Rose blooming on campus

The first day of spring is still a few weeks away, but there are plenty of thought-provoking activities abloom now at Harvey Mudd College. Here are several stimulating events to help cultivate curious minds. Follow the Leaders: The Annenberg Leadership and Management Speaker Series is an integral part of the College’s commitment to encouraging students […]

Statement on the Executive Order Restricting Immigration

January 30, 2017

Harvey Mudd College rejects discrimination in all forms—including that based on religion or national origin.

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, Many of you have now seen that on Friday, Jan. 27, President Donald Trump issued an executive order that directly impacts immigration to the United States—restricting entry into the country for 90 days for people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen and restricting refugee admission for 120 […]

DACA Statement to the Harvey Mudd Community

November 23, 2016

Dear HMC Community: Harvey Mudd College has committed itself to the shared vision of unsurpassed excellence and diversity at all levels, and we, as a community, stand together against bigotry and discrimination in all its forms. As many of you know, colleges and universities around the country, led by President David Oxtoby at Pomona College, […]

Harvey Mudd Faculty Members Lead Dialogue on Social Justice

October 13, 2016

Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning

When the Karps’ adopted son was 3, he’d ride his bike in the street, and his parents had only the slightest cause for concern. Now he’s grown, living in Houston and driving. Mom and dad are concerned not only because he doesn’t have a driver’s license, but also because he’s African-American. “Now, I have to […]

Harvey Mudd Entrepreneurs Win for App Ideas

August 15, 2016

It was a Harvey Mudd College sweep at a recent TechSparks networking event for entrepreneurs. A computer science alumna and a team from Harvey Mudd College’s Computer Science Summer Entrepreneurship Research Project earned first place for their “fast pitches” during the Pasadena, California, group’s July forum. Vanessa Ronan ’15 won for a pitch of her […]

Harvey Mudd College Hires Staff to Enhance Student Experience

August 11, 2016

Ethics. Care. Leadership. These three concepts are incorporated into the work of the staff in Harvey Mudd College’s Division of Student Affairs, which has announced several appointments. New staff members will augment the existing team to help coordinate programs, facilities, resources and support to enhance students’ learning and growth. Danny Ledezma is associate director of […]

Sophomore Retreat 2016: Getting to “Snow” You

February 17, 2016

Sophomore Retreat, OID

Snowball fights, an impromptu dance party and singing “Lean on Me” to celebrate completing the challenging high ropes course, comprise just a few of the experiences shared by Harvey Mudd College sophomores who took part in the fourth annual Sophomore Retreat. After facing finals in difficult, fall-semester Core classes, many second-year Mudders want to savor […]

Harvey Mudd College Appoints Director of Individual Giving

November 3, 2015

Jessica Berger, HMC

After a national search for a director of individual giving at Harvey Mudd College, Jessica Berger has accepted the position. Berger joined the Harvey Mudd Office of College Advancement (OCA) staff in July 2014 as associate director of development following a long tenure at Polytechnic School in Pasadena and other roles in the non-profit and […]

Harvey Mudd Student Creates First App for the Colorblind

October 19, 2015

Vincent Fiorentini '16

Sometimes inventions come about when people seek to solve a problem they are experiencing. Such was the case for Vincent Fiorentini ’16, who created the Color Blind Pal app. The app has been downloaded some 12,000 times. Fiorentini also has received Facebook messages from strangers all over the world who are using it. Fiorentini, who is […]