Topic: "Unlisted"

Pioneer in Sustainable Solutions to Keynote Hixon Conference

September 23, 2016

Amanda Sabicer, Harvey Mudd Hixon Conference keynote speaker

Amanda Sabicer, partner and board member of one of the leading cleantech incubators in the world, is eager to leverage the strengths of the Los Angeles region to help companies deliver market-ready, cleantech solutions “and the jobs that come with them,” she says. Sabicer, the keynote speaker at the Oct. 8 Conference for Sustainable Design […]

High-resolution Nanoscope Provides New View of Whole Cells

September 21, 2016

Whitney Duim, Harvey Mudd College chemistry

A new, ultra-resolution nanoscope is giving biological researchers the power to see deep within whole cells. Until recently, the challenge with optical microscopy has been to obtain complete, high resolution, images of cells and tissues because resolution rapidly deteriorates due to the thickness of the structures. With a microscope that now allows three-dimensional imaging of […]

Harvey Mudd Entrepreneurs Win for App Ideas

August 15, 2016

Bazaar at Techsparks Jul2016

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 […]

Wang Hired as International Student Coordinator

January 6, 2016

Miao "Kat" Wang

As part of its mission to support the well-being of all students, Harvey Mudd College has hired Miao “Kat” Wang as international student coordinator within the Office of Health and Wellness, Division of Student Affairs. Harvey Mudd has a growing population of international students: This year they make up about 10 percent of the student […]

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 […]

$25 Million Gift Establishes Center for Creativity and Collaboration for the 5Cs

September 10, 2015

students talking

“The challenges we face today call for audacious thinkers and doers who can work collaboratively and creatively across disciplines.” —Rick Sontag (HMC ’64) In making a $25 million gift that will benefit the five undergraduate campuses of The Claremont Colleges, Rick and Susan Sontag hope to help some of the nation’s most talented students harness […]

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