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Harvey Mudd Engineering Student Awarded WeTech Scholarship

June 23, 2016

Katherine Shim '17

Harvey Mudd College engineering major Katherine (Yoo Jeong) Shim ’17 is one of four recipients of the Women Enhancing Technology (WeTech) Scholarship and Internship for University Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Sponsored by the Institute of International Education and Juniper Networks, the scholarship invests in young women in the United States and India […]

New Tenure-Track Faculty at Harvey Mudd

June 17, 2016

Shanahan Teaching & Learning Center

The faculty at Harvey Mudd College is committed to offering world-class science and engineering education in a liberal arts context so that graduates are uniquely prepared to lead and understand their impact on society. Four outstanding teacher-scholars join the College’s faculty July 1, becoming assistant professors as well as tenure-track faculty members. Danae Schulz joins the […]

Lab Heats Up With Second RSS Poster

June 13, 2016

Robot Brunch team members Sam Dietrich '17 and Kyle Lund '17

Imagine a warehouse where a team of robots must coordinate its movements in a well-defined grid to fetch and deliver pallets so that human workers can pick and place items from the pallets into shipping boxes. The exact duration of a robot’s transition time from one location to another may be beyond the control of […]

Levy Promoted to Professor; Several Faculty Members Reappointed

June 10, 2016


The Harvey Mudd College Board of Trustees has approved the recommendation of the Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Committee and President Maria Klawe that Associate Professor of Mathematics Rachel Levy be promoted to full professor. The promotion is effective July 1, 2016. Hired in 2007, Levy researches applications of mathematics to biological and industrial problems. Levy’s […]

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). In another first, the College graduated more female computer science majors than male—54.4 percent of students graduating with a degree […]

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 […]

CS Faculty Members Receive Google Grant

May 9, 2016


Harvey Mudd College computer science professors Zachary Dodds and Colleen Lewis have received a $25,000 grant from Google’s CS4HS program for their work providing professional development to local pre-college computer science educators. CS4HS is an annual funding program that improves the computer science educational ecosystem by providing funding for CS teacher professional development. The program […]

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