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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, […]

Public Service Focus Puts Harvey Mudd at No. 2 in Washington Monthly College Rankings

August 29, 2016

Students walk near Shanahan Center at Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College ranked No. 2 among liberal arts colleges in Washington Monthly’s 2016 College Rankings, a survey of U.S. institutions that aims to measure contribution to the public good. “We gathered the best available data and ranked colleges not on what they did for themselves, but on what they did for their country,” wrote […]

Katie Ray Named to CMS Alumni Association Athletics Hall of Fame

August 26, 2016

Track and field alumna Katie Ray, Class of 2002, jumps hurdles for CMS

Harvey Mudd College alumna Katie Ray ’02 (pictured, center) has been inducted into the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame, Class of 2016. Ray, a four-year member of the track and field team, twice earned HMC Athlete of the Year in 2001 and 2002 as a junior and senior. Also in 2002, she was […]

Harvey Mudd College Welcomes Class of 2020

August 15, 2016

Students walk on the Harvey Mudd College campus near the Shanahan Center with Sprague Center in the background

This fall, Harvey Mudd College welcomes 217 exceptional students into the incoming Class of 2020. The College is continuing its efforts to build a more diverse community, recognizing that such a community strengthens the education and experience for all students. The diversity of the Class of 2020 is a reflection of this ongoing commitment. The […]

Harvey Mudd Entrepreneurs Win for App Ideas

August 15, 2016

Bazaar at Techsparks Jul2016

It was a Harvey Mudd College sweep at a recent TechSparks networking event for entrepreneurs. A computer science alumna and a team from Harvey Mudd College’s Computer Science Summer Entrepreneurship Research Project earned first place for their “fast pitches” during the Pasadena, California, group’s July forum. Vanessa Ronan ’15 won for a pitch of her […]

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