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Critchell Inducted Into California Aviation Hall of Fame

April 24, 2015

Iris Critchell

In honor of her 76 years of contributions to the aviation community, Instructor of Aeronautics Emerita Iris Cummings Critchell is one of four who will be inducted into the California Aviation Hall of Fame on April 25. The Santa Monica-based Museum of Flying is hosting the induction of Critchell, along with Lt. Col Fitzhugh “Fitz” […]

New Directions for Advancing Undergraduate Research

April 24, 2015

Kerry Karukstis August 2014 cropped photo

Five years in the works, a new journal volume, co-edited by Harvey Mudd College Department of Chemistry Chair Kerry Karukstis, is a helpful resource for those seeking effective practices for undergraduate research—a powerful form of engaged learning—and increased STEM student academic and career success. The special volume, titled “Enhancing and Expanding Undergraduate Research: A Systems […]

Collaborative Coral Research Funded by NSF

April 22, 2015

coral

The National Science Foundation has awarded Harvey Mudd College Department of Biology Chair Cathy McFadden a $494,481 collaborative grant with the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) to study how environmental conditions in the distant past may have affected the evolutionary development of corals and sea anemones—research that will help shed light on how current […]

Young is 2015 Binder Prize Recipient

April 22, 2015

Kim Young, Harvey Mudd Chemistry

Seen as “the heart and cornerstone of the Department of Chemistry,” Kim Young, administrative assistant, was selected to receive the 2015 Mary G. Binder Prize, announced the Selection Committee. The Mary G. Binder Prize honors a member of HMC’s support staff “who combines a record of exceptional service with a truly helpful and friendly attitude […]

Mudders Earn Goldwater Honors

April 16, 2015

Timothy Middlemas '17

The most prestigious national award for undergraduate STEM researchers has been awarded to Harvey Mudd College sophomore Timothy Middlemas. Middlemas, a physics major, received a 2015 Goldwater Scholarship, which covers the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to $7,500 per year. He performed cross-disciplinary research with Professor of Chemistry Robert Cave, […]