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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 […]

Green Design of Harvey Mudd Residence Hall Merits LEED Silver

October 7, 2016

Drinkward Residence Hall, Harvey Mudd College

The Wayne and Julie Drinkward Residence Hall, which opened last year, is the fourth Harvey Mudd College building to earn LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council for energy efficiency and environmentally sensitive design. In keeping with the College’s strategic vision to embrace sustainability, Drinkward Residence Hall was recognized for stormwater collection and recharging […]

Commitment to Community Service Earns Harvey Mudd National Recognition

October 4, 2016

Science Day activities, Harvey Mudd College

Community engagement is not a buzzword at Harvey Mudd College. “It’s a critical, necessary and intrinsic component of a world-class institution of higher education,” says Gabriela Gamiz, director of Harvey Mudd’s Office of Community Engagement. The College’s dedication to community engagement earned it a spot on the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll […]

Mellon Foundation Grant Supports Teaching and Learning at The Claremont Colleges

October 3, 2016

Seal of Harvey Mudd College

The Claremont University Consortium has received a $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a new Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) to help faculty members enhance their teaching through programming, consultation services and support programs. The design of the CTL has been informed by research on teaching and learning centers […]

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 Ranks Third for Mid-career Earning Potential

September 21, 2016

Students walk near Shanahan Center at Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College alumni earn the third highest mid-career salaries of all U.S. college and university graduates, according to PayScale’s 2016–2017 College Salary Report. PayScale’s survey is based on mid-career salaries of alumni who pursued careers with a bachelor’s degree as their final degree. “Mid-career” is defined as 10 or more years of experience in […]

Fellowship Brings Syrian Scholar to Harvey Mudd

September 16, 2016

Ahmad Adib Sha'ar, visiting engineering professor, Harvey Mudd College

War has a way of rearranging things so that vast numbers of people who expected to live out their lives in one place suddenly find themselves in another. A world-class, high-tech researcher, Ahmad Adib Sha’ar made his way from Aleppo, Syria, to the United States with his wife and children after the Syrian civil war […]

Harvey Mudd Ranked Top College for Innovation

September 13, 2016

students competing in robotic vehicle competition

Harvey Mudd College is the top liberal arts college for innovation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Colleges. The College takes the No. 1 spot on this year’s list of “Most Innovative Schools,” a ranking that highlights colleges making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or […]

NSF Supports Harvey Mudd’s Efforts to Advocate Computing Owned by All

September 8, 2016

Zach Dodds, computer science professor at Harvey Mudd College

Computing is a resource of broad potential benefit to many academic pursuits, contends a Harvey Mudd College professor who’s seeking to experiment with the field’s reach and appeal. Leonard-Johnson-Rae Professor of Computer Science Zach Dodds was recently awarded a three-year, $298,338 grant from National Science Foundation to do just that. With local and national collaborators, […]

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