Harvey Mudd College News

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, […]

Coxe Hired as Harvey Mudd Corporate Relations Director

January 8, 2018

Colleen Coxe

Colleen Coxe has been named director of corporate relations at Harvey Mudd College. Her duties include supporting and promoting the Clinic Program, a collaboration between industry and the College that engages students in the solution of real-world, technical problems. The Virginia native has worked in communications as a consultant and in higher education, health care […]

Kapor Center Funds CS Equity Study

December 12, 2017

Harvey Mudd College computer science Professor Colleen Lewis

Harvey Mudd College computer science professor Colleen Lewis believes that providing equitable access to computing careers, especially for women of color, is vital to social justice. She also believes that equity can be achieved and is taking steps to make it happen. Lewis recently applied for and was awarded a $10,000 private grant from the […]

Harvey Mudd Teams Place in ICPC Top 20

December 12, 2017

ACM ICPC art

A Harvey Mudd College team named “555” moved up from last year’s eighth place finish to be the College’s highest scoring team in the 2017 ACM Southern California Regional International Collegiate Programming Contest. Team 555 (“5” is pronounced “ha” in Thai, so that’s actually a laugh—ha ha ha) and two other Harvey Mudd teams were […]

Shuve Named KITP Scholar

December 12, 2017

Brian Shuve

Compared to many scientific disciplines that require specific instrumentation or a laboratory in which to conduct experiments, physics professor Brian Shuve’s research is rather unadorned. As a theorist, he says, “I need my mind, paper and pencil and a computer, but I also need a way of staying connected to the community.” As a 2018 […]

HMC Students Compete in Health Hackathon

December 12, 2017

Dominque Mena '19, Theo Hansel '19, Michelle Lanterman '18, Professor Karl Haushalter and Ronak Bhatia '19

Four Harvey Mudd College students and one stuffed animal competed in the second annual Mount Sinai Health Hackathon in October. The teddy bear was the team’s answer to the cancer-themed challenge to create a novel technology solution for a problem in healthcare. The students, accompanied by biology and chemistry professor Karl Haushalter, the team’s faculty […]

Free Bus Rides Available to Claremont Colleges Students, Faculty, Staff

December 11, 2017

Graphic of free ride partnership of Foothill Transit and Claremont Colleges

The Claremont Colleges and Foothill Transit are launching a special pilot program that allows students, faculty, and staff free rides on Foothill Transit buses. The organizations have teamed up to offer the Class Pass, a program that gives students currently enrolled at The Claremont Colleges, and faculty and staff employed at The Claremont Colleges or […]

Physics Research Reveals New State of Matter

December 11, 2017

Nicholas Breznay

The scaling theory of localization—the idea that metals cannot exist in two dimensions and that all electrons confined to a 2-D existence will eventually localize, becoming immobile and forming an insulating state—has been part of the standard model of solid state physics for the last 40 years. But recent studies by Harvey Mudd College physics […]

Chemistry Alumna Inducted into CMS Hall of Fame

November 16, 2017

Coach John Goldhammer poses with 2017 CMS Hall of Fame InducteeKristina Orosz '04

Harvey Mudd College chemistry alumna Kristina Orosz ’04 has been inducted into the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) Alumni Athletic Hall of Fame, Class of 2017. The best overall thrower the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) has ever had, male or female, Orosz is the only thrower in conference history to place in all four throwing events […]

NIH Honors Moayeri ’20 for Exceptional Biomedical Research

November 15, 2017

F.W. Olin Science Center at Harvey Mudd College.

Mazda Moayeri ’20 received an Exceptional Summer Student Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for outstanding research conducted at the NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorder and Stroke (NINDS). Moayeri, a joint major in computer science and mathematics, is being recognized for the high-quality of his summer internship work in non-invasive detection and […]