Harvey Mudd College News

Chemistry Professor Receives Summer Research Grant

February 16, 2017

Associate Professor of Chemistry David Vosburg

Associate Professor of Chemistry David Vosburg has been awarded an $8,000 research grant by Organic Syntheses Inc. that provides funding for him and a student co-worker to do research in the area of synthetic organic chemistry. Members of the Organic Syntheses Advisory Board awarded the grants to faculty from principally undergraduate institutions for research that […]

Harvey Mudd Wins Two CASE District VII Awards of Excellence

February 15, 2017

Awards for Harvey Mudd viewbook, CASE District VII gold and silver

Prospective students receive dozens of viewbooks from colleges as they search for the best fit. It’s likely they had never seen anything like what they received from Harvey Mudd: a deck of cards. This innovative approach contributed to the College’s deck of cards/viewbook receiving top honors in two categories of the 2017 Council for Advancement […]

Sky is No Limit for Quantum Researchers

February 7, 2017

Physics Professor Jason Gallicchio

Researchers from Harvey Mudd are part of a group of scientists who recently completed experiments on entangled photons that produced results consistent with quantum mechanics. Assistant Professor of Physics Jason Gallicchio, who devised an idea to use starlight to improve tests of quantum mechanics, and Calvin Leung ’17 are co-authors, along with their colleagues, on […]

Harvey Mudd Students Contribute to Black Lives Matter Compendium

February 7, 2017

Cover image of Black Lives Matter: Lifespan Perspectives

In what may be the first textbook written by and for undergraduate students, the perils that confront people of African descent are explored and the Black Lives Matter movement is celebrated. Harvey Mudd College students Matthew Simon ’18 and Omar Velazquez ’18 are among the contributors to Black Lives Matter: Lifespan Perspectives. Organized chronologically—from birth […]

Faculty Approved for Tenure

February 3, 2017

Vivien Hamilton and students

Three Harvey Mudd College faculty members were approved for tenure, effective July 1, at the meeting of the board of trustees this week. Vivien Hamilton, assistant professor of history of science has been approved for promotion to associate professor with continuous tenure. Hamilton previously worked as a lecturer at the Institute for the History and […]

HMC Teams Compete at International Collegiate Programming Contest

February 2, 2017

Shanahan Center for Teaching and Learning

Harvey Mudd College teams placed eighth, ninth and 11th at the 2016 ACM Southern California Regional International Collegiate Programming Contest held at Riverside Community College in Riverside, California. The contest challenges students to solve complex, real-world programming problems within a five-hour period. Teams were tasked with writing software systems that solved issues in a variety of […]

Harvey Mudd Ranks High for Career Placement and ROI in Princeton Review

January 31, 2017

Students walk on the Harvey Mudd College campus near the Shanahan Center with Sprague Center in the background

Harvey Mudd College ranked No. 2 for “Best Career Placement” and No. 4 for “Top 50 Colleges That Pay You Back” in The Princeton Review’s 2017 edition of Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck. The Princeton Review made its selections based on return on […]

Harvey Mudd Athletes Earn Honors, Set Pool Record

January 31, 2017

Miles President '20, Harvey Mudd athlete

Harvey Mudd College athletes are posting standout performances as evidenced by yet another Mudder being named Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Athlete of the Week. This is the second straight week and the fourth time this school year for a Mudder to win this honor. CMS Athlete of the Week (Jan. 30–Feb. 5) The honoree this week is […]

Statement on the Executive Order Restricting Immigration

January 30, 2017

Harvey Mudd College rejects discrimination in all forms—including that based on religion or national origin.

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, Many of you have now seen that on Friday, Jan. 27, President Donald Trump issued an executive order that directly impacts immigration to the United States—restricting entry into the country for 90 days for people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen and restricting refugee admission for 120 […]