Harvey Mudd College News

Jacobsen Awarded Mudd Prize

May 17, 2018

Jon Jacobsen and Maria Klawe

Jon Jacobsen, professor of mathematics and former vice president for student affairs and dean of students, is the recipient of the 2018 Henry T. Mudd Prize, an award that recognizes extraordinary service. Jacobsen accepted the award from President Maria Klawe at the College’s 60th Commencement ceremony May 13. Awardees receive $6,000, $3,000 of which is […]

Berenice Cortez: Binder Prize Winner

May 17, 2018

Berenice Cortez, Binder Prize winner, Harvey Mudd College

Berenice Cortez says she and her Harvey Mudd colleagues are like one big family, and she has nothing but praise for their talent and capability. But her peers decided that it was time for Cortez to receive the praise. Their recommendations resulted in her receiving the 2018 Binder Prize, which honors a member of College’s […]

Fundraising for Bates Library Collection Soars Past Goal

May 17, 2018

Photographs from the Bates Library Collection, Harvey Mudd College

There are some real gems in Harvey Mudd College’s Aeronautical Library Special Collection (aka Bates Library Collection). Among them are the images from Northrop photographer Roy Wolford; memorabilia of aero pioneers, such as founding HMC Trustee Lee Atwood and HMC Bates Program supporter Brigadier General Joseph Marriott; videos of the space missions of HMC astronauts […]

HMC’s Upward Bound Reaches Graduation Milestone

May 17, 2018

Graduates of Harvey Mudd's Upward Bound program

Harvey Mudd’s Upward Bound program, which helps-first-generation, low-income high school students develop the skills and motivation to succeed in college, met an important goal this year: 70 percent of its Class of 2011 has now completed an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. The milestone is important, but the successes and struggles of each student in the […]

Huynh Wins Watson Fellowship

May 10, 2018

Lam Huynh

One of this year’s prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowships has been awarded to Harvey Mudd College senior Lam Huynh. The engineering major will study the healing properties of dance in his project, “Vietnamese Diaspora: Counterspace Through Dance,” which focuses on the culture of Vietnam War refugees’ descendants. This year’s class of Watson Fellows represents eight […]

Herrington Accepted to CUPA-HR Wildfire Program

May 9, 2018

Chi Herrington

At Harvey Mudd College, faculty and students aren’t the only ones engaging in experiential learning. Human Resources Associate Chi Herrington was selected for the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) 2018–2019 Wildfire program, a 12-month immersive leadership experience for early career higher education HR professionals. One of 12 people selected from over […]

Klawe Receives Epiphany Science Inspiration Award

May 7, 2018

Maria Klawe

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe has received the 2018 Epiphany Science Inspiration Award, which recognizes educators whose leadership has inspired significant change in science aspirations and achievements. Klawe is being honored for her work to promote increased diversity in computer science. The Science Inspiration Award is one of four inaugural Epiphany Awards given by […]