Harvey Mudd College News

Schulz Joins Multidisciplinary Effort to Detect and Counteract Emerging Pathogens

Danae Schulz

This fall, Harvey Mudd College biology professor Danae Schulz will join a multidisciplinary group of early-career researchers to address the global threat to human health from animal-borne infectious diseases. The Mitigating Zoonotic Threats conference—sponsored by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement and the U.S. Department of Agriculture—is the first meeting of a new, three-year initiative […]

Harvey Mudd College Alumna Priya Donti Named an MIT Technology Review 2021 Innovator Under 35

Priya Donti '15

Priya Donti ’15 is making good on her promise to address global warming and the energy crisis. She began working toward this goal during her time at Harvey Mudd College, when she served as co-president of the student environmental club, volunteered with community service organizations and developed educational games in partnership with middle school teachers. […]

Harvey Mudd College Among Winners of 2021 Circle of Excellence Awards


Mudd + You microsite screen shot

The Office of Admission at Harvey Mudd College sends recruitment materials to over 30,000 top STEM students each year. Converting these top students from interested to applicant is the goal of various promotional strategies prepared in collaboration with the Office of Communications and Marketing. The offices collaborated to create a new admission microsite that was […]

City of Hope and Toyota Receive Harvey Mudd Clinic Milestone Awards

Milestone awards, Harvey Mudd College Clinic Program

Two organizations are being honored by Harvey Mudd College for participating in its Clinic Program and for investing in students and the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Honorees City of Hope and Toyota are sponsors of the Clinic Program, an internationally recognized hallmark of Harvey Mudd College that engages juniors and seniors in […]

Krauss Promoted to Full Professor

Gordon Krauss

Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty are a highlight of the May board of trustees meeting. In addition to promotions previously announced, the board unanimously approved Gordon Krauss to be promoted to full professor. Krauss, the Fletcher Jones Professor of Engineering Design, studies design research—with a focus on team feedback, peer evaluation […]

Drew Price Named Outstanding Staff Member

Drew Price

Drew Price, machine shop manager, was named an Outstanding Staff Member at Harvey Mudd College’s ninth annual Leadership Awards. The award recognizes employees’ positive contributions to the campus, their leadership and willingness to make a difference in students’ lives. “Drew has gone above and beyond supporting the Mudd and 5C drive for creation and innovation,” […]

Physics paper named ‘Editors Suggestion’ in Physical Review B

Nicholas Breznay

Harvey Mudd College Professor of Physics Nicholas Breznay ’02 and student researcher Isaac Zinda ’20 have co-authored a paper “Magnon-spinon dichotomy in the Kitaev hyperhoneycomb β−Li₂IrO₃”, which has been named an “Editor’s Suggestion” in Physical Review B. “In short, we used cutting-edge x-ray techniques to find evidence for never-observed ‘particles’ called magnons and spinons in […]

Lindo Promotes Math Excellence as NAM Board Member

Haydee Lindo

Haydee Lindo, assistant professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, sees her teaching as a vehicle for mentorship and science communication. Having recently been appointed to the National Association of Mathematicians (NAM) board as editor in chief and chair of the Publications and Publicity Committee, Lindo is in position to influence a wider audience of mathematicians. […]

Alumni Association Names 2021 Honorary Alumni

HMC seal

The Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABOG) voted to bestow Honorary Alumni status upon four individuals. Honorary Alumni are chosen for being a longstanding friend of the College, its students and alumni and for having contributed significantly to their betterment. Anthony Bright joined the Department of Engineering at Harvey Mudd in 1986. […]

Valenzuela Named Interim VP for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Marco Valenzuela

Marco Valenzuela has been named interim vice president of student affairs and dean of students at Harvey Mudd College for the 2021–2022 academic year. Valenzuela joined the College’s Division of Student Affairs in September 2018 as assistant dean for housing and residential life. In 2019, he was promoted to associate dean of students and director […]