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Calvin Leung ’17 Receives Astronaut Scholarship

May 23, 2016

Calvin Leung '17

Mathematics and physics double major Calvin Leung ’17 is the 23rd Harvey Mudd College student to be named an Astronaut Scholar by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which provides scholarships for college students pursuing science and technology careers. Leung is one of 40 recipients of the prestigious $10,000 award for the 2016–2017 academic year. To be […]

Class of 2016 a Milestone for Women in Physics

May 17, 2016

graduates walking

For the first time in its history, Harvey Mudd College graduated more female physics majors than male at its annual commencement, May 15, 2016. Of the 25 students completing a physics degree, 13 were women (52 percent). The College conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 182 students total—87 women and 95 men—at the spring ceremony, the […]

Osgood Receives Mudd Prize

May 17, 2016

Peter Osgood, Admission Director, Harvey Mudd

Peter Osgood, director of admission, is the recipient of the 2016 Henry T. Mudd Prize, an award that recognizes extraordinary service to Harvey Mudd College. Osgood was awarded the prize from President Maria Klawe at the College’s 58th Commencement ceremony May 15. Awardees receive $4,000, $2,000 of which is designated for use within the College […]

Students to Present Human-Robot Trust Research

May 16, 2016

Paeng at work in the HEATlab

Autonomous robots have become increasingly prevalent in everyday life, from driverless cars and home-assistive robots to unmanned aerial vehicles. As we entrust these robots with more and more autonomy, users must address the notion of whether robots are capable of making trustworthy decisions—research that is currently being conducted in the Harvey Mudd College HEATlab. HEATlab […]