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Harvey Mudd College Ranks Second in Nation for Graduates’ Mid-career Earning Potential

August 27, 2015

Shanahan Center

Harvey Mudd College alumni earn the second highest mid-career salaries of all U.S. college and university graduates pursuing careers with a bachelor’s as a final degree, according to PayScale’s 2015-16 College Salary Report. Harvey Mudd ranked No. 2 with a median mid-career salary of $133,000, only $1,000 less than the No. 1 ranked SUNY – Maritime […]

Researchers Employ AUVs to Search for Shipwrecks

August 24, 2015

Harvey Mudd AUV

In an innovative effort to simplify shipwreck searches, a team from Harvey Mudd College and California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, will spend a week on the island of Malta working to create an intelligent automated underwater vehicle (AUV) system for finding and mapping Mediterranean shipwrecks. During the Aug. 24–30 excursion researchers will work at […]

Student Affairs Suite Dedicated to Hotchkiss

August 21, 2015

Eugene Hotchkiss III

The Harvey Mudd College community honored its first and only dean of the College and its first full-time dean of students, Eugene Hotchkiss III (known as “Dean Gene”), during Alumni Weekend in May. As a result of a generous gift from the Barretts—Pat ’66 and Penny ’67—the Division of Student Affairs office suite within the […]

Lam Re-ups on Astronaut Scholarship

August 21, 2015

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Senior engineering major Sherman Lam has become just the eighth Harvey Mudd College student to be awarded a second-year Astronaut Scholarship by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which provides scholarships for college students pursuing science and technology careers. Students who earn the prestigious $10,000 award in their junior year are eligible to apply for a second […]

Staff Transitions for Student Affairs

August 13, 2015

President Maria Klawe announced Aug. 11 that Jon Jacobsen, professor of mathematics and associate dean for academic affairs, will serve as interim vice president for student affairs and that Leslie Hughes, associate dean of students, will serve as interim dean of students. The announcement came as Maggie Browning, vice president for student affairs and dean […]