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Painting Lesson Leads to Essay Prize

July 1, 2015

Ramita Kondepudi '18

To increase awareness of women’s ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Math for America recently co-sponsored an essay contest. Harvey Mudd College student Ramita Kondepudi ’18 earned first place at the Undergraduate Level for her essay about Dr. Maria Klawe, “Painting With the President.” “When I found the […]

Science Bus Awarded Biology Grant

June 29, 2015

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Science Bus, a student-run volunteer organization at Harvey Mudd College that brings weekly hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) lessons to elementary school students, was awarded €1,600 ($1,800) from the European Society for Evolutionary Biology to develop and teach evolution-themed lessons. More than 50 Science Bus student volunteers raise funds, develop lessons and work […]

Mayeri Brings Ape Culture Discussion to Berlin

June 26, 2015

Rachel Mayeri

What would a cinema made for audiences of great apes look like? Associate Professor of Media Studies Rachel Mayeri was invited to Germany to share her artistic perspective on the subject. She will lead a guided tour at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures) in Berlin on June 28, showing her experiments […]

Harris Updates Design Textbook for ARM Processing

June 18, 2015

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Engineering Professor David Money Harris and former engineering Professor Sarah Harris have co-authored a new ARM Edition of their textbook, Digital Design and Computer Architecture (2012). British software design company Advanced RISC Machines (ARM) developed the ARM processor, a family of central processing units based on the reduced instruction set computer (RISC) architecture. ARM processors […]

Henry Riggs, Third Harvey Mudd College President, Dies

June 16, 2015

Henry Riggs

Henry E. (“Hank”) Riggs, past president of Harvey Mudd College, former vice president for development at Stanford University, founder and first president of Keck Graduate Institute, died at his home in Palo Alto on June 10, after a brief illness. His wife and children were at his side. A memorial service is planned for June […]

Klawe Receives AAUW Achievement Award

June 15, 2015

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Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe, a leading advocate for making science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education more accessible to women and diverse groups, will receive the American Association of University Women (AAUW) 2015 Achievement Award on June 20 at the AAUW National Convention in San Diego. The award recognizes her leadership in academia […]

Loustalet Named HMC Alumni Association Athlete of the Year

June 5, 2015

Tasman Loustalet '16

Harvey Mudd College and the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athletic Department announced their end-of-year athletic awards recently. Tasman “Zorg” Loustalet ’17, a member of the men’s cross country and track teams, was named Harvey Mudd’s Alumni Association Outstanding Athlete of the Year. Loustalet was selected as Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Runner of the Year for cross […]

Mudders Among First Mellon Mays Fellows

June 4, 2015

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Two Harvey Mudd College rising juniors are among 10 inaugural fellows selected for the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) Program, an initiative of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that aims to increase faculty diversity at The Claremont Colleges by supporting underrepresented students to pursue careers as professors. Cesar Orellana and Willie Zuniga were each selected […]

Barbara Graham, Former Administrative Aide, Dies

June 4, 2015

Barbara Graham

The Harvey Mudd College community was saddened to learn of the passing of Barbara Graham, 77, former administrative aide and recipient of the 2004 Mary G. Binder Prize. Graham worked for 33 years in the associate dean’s office and served on the Staff Grievance Committee. She died April 18 in Fontana, California. Graham was featured in […]

Yong Promoted to Full Professor; CS and Humanities Faculty Reappointed

June 2, 2015

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 Darryl H. Yong ’96 be promoted to full professor. The promotion is effective July 1, 2015. Yong began as a visiting professor at Harvey Mudd (2000–2001) while teaching […]

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