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Harvey Mudd Confers Degrees at Commencement 2015

May 21, 2015

graduates walking

Harvey Mudd College, the premier liberal arts college of engineering, science and mathematics, conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 170 students at its 57th commencement ceremony, May 17, 2015, in Claremont, California. Mary Nichols, chairman of the California Air Resources Board, gave the commencement address. Nichols oversees the implementation of California’s landmark greenhouse gas emissions […]

Mudd Prize Awarded to Libeskind-Hadas

May 18, 2015

Ran Libeskind-Hadas

Ran Libeskind-Hadas, R. Michael Shanahan Professor of Computer Science and department chair, is the recipient of the 2015 Henry T. Mudd Prize, an award that recognizes extraordinary service to Harvey Mudd College. Libeskind-Hadas received the prize from President Maria Klawe at the College’s 57th Commencement ceremony May 17. Awardees receive $4,000, $2,000 of which is […]

College Mourns Loss of Staff Member, Rita Braxton

May 12, 2015

Rita Braxton

Rita Braxton, an employee in Dining Services, passed away on March 16, 2015. Braxton was born in Akron, Ohio, and moved to Pomona in 1962, where she attended Garey High School. She began her work career at Sunkist in Ontario when she was 17 then worked at General Electric for 12 years. She transitioned to […]

Molecule Maker Wins Undergrad Research Award

May 8, 2015

Eun Bin Go

A Harvey Mudd College chemistry and biology joint major, who has established “a remarkably direct and flexible approach to a whole class of beautiful and medicinally relevant compounds,” received The Claremont Colleges Library Undergraduate Research Award. Eun Bin Go received the senior award in the sciences for her research on “Synthesis of the Tetracyclic Scaffolds […]

Engineering Design Educator Dym Receives Lamme Award

May 7, 2015

Clive Dym

Clive L. Dym, professor emeritus of engineering, will receive the 2015 Benjamin Garver Lamme Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), at a ceremony to be held June 15 during the ASEE Annual Conference and Exhibition in Seattle, Washington. Dym is being recognized for his many contributions to engineering design education. Dym, a […]

Kirkegaard Earns Homeland Security Fellowship

April 30, 2015

Marie Kirkegaard '15

For demonstrating exceptional promise in the study of nuclear forensics, Marie Kirkegaard ’15 has received the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Nuclear Forensics Graduate Fellowship. The award will support her PhD work in nuclear science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, a program associated with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Kirkegaard is the only undergraduate […]

Students, Faculty, Staff Honored for Leadership

April 29, 2015

2015 Harvey Mudd College Leadership Award recipients

Great institutions rely on talented leaders, like those honored April 24 at Harvey Mudd College’s third annual Leadership Awards Ceremony. Leadership Awards affirm students, faculty and staff not only for their academic talents and job proficiency, but also for their engagement and contribution to the Harvey Mudd community. “These awards are a way of expressing our gratitude […]

College Tradition Celebrates Ingenuity, Collaboration May 4–6

April 28, 2015

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Inspiring design and research is taking place all across the College. City of Hope Hospital has been working with the Harvey Mudd Clinic Program to create a wearable device to stream real-time video of an operation from a surgeon’s point of view. Meanwhile, a team of Harvey Mudd physicists, in collaboration with NASA’s Jet Propulsion […]

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