Harvey Mudd College News

Students Publish STN Research

February 19, 2018

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Student researchers at Harvey Mudd aren’t exactly on a mission to Mars, but their work could lead to red planet rovers learning some new tricks. In a computer science/mathematics collaboration, Amy Huang ’18 and Liam Lloyd ’18 use geometry to seek ways to embed time management and efficiency into artificial intelligence technologies, aiming to produce […]

Student Lauded for Computational Biology Research

February 12, 2018

Yasubumi Sakakibara, APBC2018 general chair, and Jordan Haack, Harvey Mudd student

Students studying evolutionary biology at Harvey Mudd College are learning about phylogenetic tree reconciliation, a computational method used to reconstruct the evolutionary histories of related pairs of organisms, such as hosts and parasites, or species and gene families. Work in this area earned Jordan Haack ’19 a Best Student Paper award at an international conference. […]

Harvey Mudd Partners With Girls Who Code for New Summer Program

February 8, 2018

Harvey Mudd College campus.

Harvey Mudd College has partnered with Girls Who Code, which seeks to expand its reach across the U.S. with a new summer program, Campus. Campus offers Girls Who Code’s first-ever specialized coding courses to help middle and high school girls get an edge for college and connect with other girls who have similar interests. The […]

Decode Abroad Scholarship

February 7, 2018

HMC seal

Paris may be a moveable feast, but it isn’t a free lunch, especially if you’re a college student studying abroad. The Harvey Mudd College Office of Study Abroad (OSA) offers students semester-long programs in more than 20 countries, giving them the chance to experience another culture and continue their education. But while the programs include […]

Mashek to Head Leading Nonprofit Advancing Viewpoint Diversity

February 6, 2018

Deb Mashek, Harvey Mudd College

The increase in political polarization is having a significant impact on college campuses. For Debra Mashek, professor of psychology at Harvey Mudd College, whose research lies in understanding human relationships and all of its complex layers, this is an opportune time to address this divide. Mashek has been appointed the inaugural executive director of Heterodox […]

Astrophysicist Nergis Mavalvala to Deliver Harvey Mudd Commencement Address

January 26, 2018

Nergis Mavalvala, Harvey Mudd commencement speaker

Nergis Mavalvala, an astrophysicist working on the detection of gravitational waves and quantum measurement science, will deliver the keynote address at Harvey Mudd College’s 60th Commencement ceremony Sunday, May 13. Mavalvala is a longtime member of the scientific team that announced in 2016 the first direct detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes by […]

The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College Exceeds Expectations

January 22, 2018

Seal of Harvey Mudd College

Surpassing its $150 million goal, The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College is the largest and most successful comprehensive campaign in the College’s 61-year history. Generous donors have brought the total for the campaign that began in July 2011 to more than $151 million. Launched publicly in February 2014 and the College’s first campaign in 20 […]

HMC Students Make Physics Discovery

January 17, 2018

Students in Gerbode physics lab

Science and serendipity are old pals, meeting throughout history when people intending to do one thing realize they’ve accidentally discovered another. This was the case for Harvey Mudd physics researchers, resulting in the discovery of “optical blasting,” which allows people to internally sculpt colloidal crystals and could lead to new ways of modifying material properties. […]

Harvey Mudd Ranked Top College for Career Placement by Princeton Review

January 17, 2018

Students walk near Shanahan Center at Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College ranked No. 1 for “Best Career Placement” and No. 6 for “Top 50 Colleges That Pay You Back” in The Princeton Review’s 2018 edition of Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck. The Princeton Review selected colleges based on surveys of administrators […]

Foothill Transit Class Pass

January 12, 2018

Class Pass flyer

The Claremont Colleges and Foothill Transit have teamed up to bring you a better way to get around town. The Class Pass is a pilot program that gives FREE rides on Foothill Transit local and Silver Streak buses to Harvey Mudd College students currently enrolled in at least one unit, faculty, and staff. Students, faculty, […]