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Benjamin’s Book Has Appeal for Math Lovers and Math-phobics

September 1, 2015

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Think of a number between 20 and 100. Then add the digits together. Now subtract the total from your original number. Finally, add the digits of the new number together. You’re thinking of the number 9, right? Well, if you’re not, you may do well to read the new book by Harvey Mudd College mathematics […]

Dym Receives Inaugural ASME Honor

August 31, 2015

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Harvey Mudd College Professor of Engineering Emeritus Clive L. Dym has received the American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) Inaugural Design Theory and Methodology Award. Dym was recognized for his “sustained and meritorious contributions to research, education, service, training of researchers and practitioners, and overall leadership in advancing the field of Design Theory and Methodology.” […]

Harvey Mudd College Ranks Second in Nation for Graduates’ Mid-career Earning Potential

August 27, 2015

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Harvey Mudd College alumni earn the second highest mid-career salaries of all U.S. college and university graduates pursuing careers with a bachelor’s as a final degree, according to PayScale’s 2015-16 College Salary Report. Harvey Mudd ranked No. 2 with a median mid-career salary of $133,000, only $1,000 less than the No. 1 ranked SUNY – Maritime […]

Researchers Employ AUVs to Search for Shipwrecks

August 24, 2015

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In an innovative effort to simplify shipwreck searches, a team from Harvey Mudd College and California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, will spend a week on the island of Malta working to create an intelligent automated underwater vehicle (AUV) system for finding and mapping Mediterranean shipwrecks. During the Aug. 24–30 excursion researchers will work at […]

Student Affairs Suite Dedicated to Hotchkiss

August 21, 2015

Eugene Hotchkiss III

The Harvey Mudd College community honored its first and only dean of the College and its first full-time dean of students, Eugene Hotchkiss III (known as “Dean Gene”), during Alumni Weekend in May. As a result of a generous gift from the Barretts—Pat ’66 and Penny ’67—the Division of Student Affairs office suite within the […]

Lam Re-ups on Astronaut Scholarship

August 21, 2015

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Senior engineering major Sherman Lam has become just the eighth Harvey Mudd College student to be awarded a second-year Astronaut Scholarship by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which provides scholarships for college students pursuing science and technology careers. Students who earn the prestigious $10,000 award in their junior year are eligible to apply for a second […]

Staff Transitions for Student Affairs

August 13, 2015

President Maria Klawe announced Aug. 11 that Jon Jacobsen, professor of mathematics and associate dean for academic affairs, will serve as interim vice president for student affairs and that Leslie Hughes, associate dean of students, will serve as interim dean of students. The announcement came as Maggie Browning, vice president for student affairs and dean […]

Harvey Mudd Students Among CMS Scholar Athletes

August 11, 2015

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Harvey Mudd students who are exceptional scholars as well as accomplished athletes were recognized by various organizations for their accomplishments in Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) sports. SCIAC Honors The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) 2014–2015 Spring All-Academic Teams include 70 CMS students out of the 436 honorees. To be eligible, the student-athlete must have at least a […]

Harvey Mudd Achieves Entering Class Milestone

August 10, 2015

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Building on its recent successes increasing faculty and student gender diversity, Harvey Mudd College has achieved a new milestone with the Class of 2019. In addition to being remarkably talented—92.5 percent of those who were ranked were in the top 10 percent of their high school class—Harvey Mudd’s first years are more racially diverse than […]

Orwin Named to Kindelberger Professorship

July 24, 2015

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In recognition of her outstanding leadership and engineering expertise, Elizabeth Orwin ’95 has been named James Howard Kindelberger Professor of Engineering at Harvey Mudd College. The Kindelberger endowment is devoted in perpetuity to the support of top-ranking engineering faculty to ensure that Harvey Mudd students are educated and prepared for future technological leadership. The first […]

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