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Students Raise Funds for Research Opportunity

April 18, 2014

A new Student Philanthropy Campaign at Harvey Mudd College is providing funding to a crucial area of the College’s teaching/learning experience: summer research. As part of an effort to highlight the importance of philanthropy and to encourage student giving toward a common goal, the Associated Students of Harvey Mudd College (ASHMC) recently completed the second annual […]

Harvey Mudd Lauds Student Leaders

April 17, 2014

The inclusive, collaborative learning atmosphere for which Harvey Mudd College is known is due in large part to its students, who demonstrate integrity, compassion and accountability. During the College’s second annual Leadership Awards celebration April 11, awards were given to those demonstrating these beneficial traits and applying them to on-campus and community service activities. Honorees […]

NSF Funds Research Opportunities in Computer Science

April 16, 2014

Pursuing a graduate degree in the STEM disciplines offers compelling research opportunities, but for some undergraduates, it represents an intimidating step into unmapped territory. Harvey Mudd College is committed to providing its undergraduates with hands-on research experiences to help prepare them for the rigors of graduate school and beyond. The National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences […]

Faculty Endowed Chairs Created Through Collaboration

April 11, 2014

In support of The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, alumni and friends have endowed two Harvey Mudd College faculty positions: one in computer science and another in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. Endowed faculty positions—chairs, professorships and fellowships—are among the top priorities in the College’s ongoing $150 million comprehensive fundraising effort, which launched […]

NSF Research Fellowships Awarded to Students, Alumni

April 4, 2014

Four Harvey Mudd College seniors—Sam Gutekunst, Miranda Parker, Sheena Patel and Jeremy Usatine—are recipients of this year’s National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, which recognize outstanding students pursuing advanced degrees in the STEM disciplines. Six recent Harvey Mudd graduates also received the prestigious fellowships. Two current seniors and 10 alumni received honorable mentions. The fellowship […]

Mudd Teams Meritorious at Math Contests

April 3, 2014

For an entire weekend, students commandeer workrooms and collaborate in an intense competition. They work through the night, catching naps at odd hours, leaving only to gather more information, pay for food delivery or use the restroom. The Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM) and Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling (ICM), held each February, is a tradition […]

Mudd Chemists Get Big Reactions

April 2, 2014

Harvey Mudd College was well represented at the 2014 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Dallas recently, as students took home two honors related to undergraduate chemistry. Chemistry major Sara Tweedy ’14 received the Best Poster Award in the Division of Computers in Chemistry. Creating molecular dynamics simulations involving the NSD1 gene, Tweedy […]

Community Engagement Partners Mudders, Youngsters

April 1, 2014

In an ongoing effort to find tomorrow’s scientists today, Harvey Mudd College is invested in community engagement programs aimed at generating interest in STEM studies, especially among underrepresented populations. Two such programs, coordinated by student organizations the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and Science Bus, take place Saturday, April 5. The Harvey Mudd chapter of […]

President Klawe on Fortune’s List of World Leaders

March 26, 2014

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe was named to Fortune’s  “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” list, a selection of leaders that includes Pope Francis, Bono, the Dalai Lama and Bill Clinton. “In an era that feels starved for leadership, we’ve found men and women who will inspire you—some famous, others little known, all of them energizing […]

Harvey Mudd at No. 1 for College ROI

March 26, 2014

Harvey Mudd College ranked No. 1 in the nation for return on college investment in PayScale’s 2014 College ROI Report, released today by the online salary information company.  Harvey Mudd tops the College ROI list for the third year in a row. PayScale economists evaluated data from more than 900 colleges and universities and compared […]

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