Harvey Mudd College News

Harvey Mudd Welcomes New Postdoctoral Program Scholars

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Harvey Mudd College welcomes three scholars— Morgan Carr-Markell, Sarah Kavassalis and Joseph Wirth—who have been hired as part of a pilot three-year postdoctoral program that responds to the increased demand for faculty members equipped with the ability to teach computational skills. With the Postdoctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Computation (PIC), the College seeks to address the […]

Addressing Systemic Racism

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, Black Lives Matter. We condemn these senseless killings. We condemn police violence. We condemn the crushing sense of injustice that we feel when we hear these stories day in and day out. We believe that no Black person should be afraid of a traffic stop, of a jog in their […]

Harvey Mudd Eliminates SAT/ACT Requirement for Fall 2021 and Fall 2022

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Harvey Mudd College announced today that its admission process would be test-optional for the students applying during the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 admission cycles. “We know that COVID-19 has severely limited access to standardized testing for students around the world, and we hope that this change will remove one area of stress during this uncertain time,” […]

Harvey Mudd Announces New Faculty for 2020

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Searches for tenure-track appointments in psychology and mathematics have resulted in the hiring of four teacher/scholars who will bring their expertise to Harvey Mudd College. Dept. of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts Anup Gampa, assistant professor of psychology, focuses on the relationship between an individual’s psychology and, particularly, social movements, racism and capitalism. His […]

NSF Grant Supports Effort to Identify Deep Fake Technology

TJ Tsai

When scrolling through the news in your favorite app, you probably have a method of determining whether the content you’re seeing is legitimate or fake. What’s the source of the story? Who benefits from the story being shared? Are there obvious factual errors? Sometimes, it’s not even necessary to read past the headline because you […]

Message from the President

Dear members of the Harvey Mudd College community, I write this message as Los Angeles County again prepares for another night of curfews in the wake of protests in cities across the U.S. This is a time of great challenge, extreme frustration and deep sadness in our community and in our country, with inequities and […]

Bassman and Students File Provisional Patent on Alloy Family

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Professor of Engineering Lori Bassman, five Harvey Mudd College students, and two of her University of New South Wales colleagues, Kevin Laws and Patrick Conway, have filed a provisional patent on a family of novel compositionally complex metal alloys that were developed over two years during summer research. “The project goal was to develop alloys […]

Harvey Mudd Trustees Approve Spring 2020 Faculty Promotions

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Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty were approved by the board of trustees and will become effective July 1, 2020. Upon discussion and the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the board unanimously approved the following appointments. Karl Haushalter received promotion to full professor. Hired in 2003, he researches DNA repair processes […]

Harvey Mudd Presents 2020 Clinic Milestone Awards

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Six organizations are being honored by Harvey Mudd College for participating in its Clinic Program and for investing in its students and the future of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Honorees Meggitt Control Systems, Niagara Bottling LLC, Google Inc, MIT Lincoln Laboratory (MITLL), Steelcase Inc. and Webroot Inc. are sponsors of the Clinic Program, an […]