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Libeskind-Hadas Elected to CRA Executive Committee

March 15, 2019

Ran Libeskind-Hadas

Ran Libeskind-Hadas, R. Michael Shanahan Professor of Computer Science, was elected to serve as secretary on the executive committee for the Computing Research Association (CRA) board of directors. The positions are elected by the CRA Board of Directors. Libeskind-Hadas’ two-year term will begin on July 1. Libeskind-Hadas previously served as co-chair on the CRA Education […]

Engineering Students Advance to ASCM Finals

March 14, 2019

Students smiling

For the third consecutive year, a team of Harvey Mudd College students has won top honors at the regional Association for Supply Chain Management student case competition. Bohan Gao ’19, Charles Dawson ’19, Ryan Haughton ’19 and Lydia Sylla ’19 will head to Las Vegas in September to compete in the final round, to be […]

Su Named Honor Society Visiting Scholar

March 13, 2019

Francis Su, Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College

Francis Su, Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, has been named a Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society 2019–2020 Visiting Scholar. The program offers undergraduates at more than 100 colleges and universities the opportunity to interact with some of America’s leading thinkers. Over two-day visits, the scholars attend classroom discussions and seminars, meet […]

Harvey Mudd Alumni Association Announces 2019 Awards

March 12, 2019

AABOG Awards 2019

The Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABOG) has announced its annual awards, which recognize impact on Harvey Mudd College as well as service to society. The awards will be presented Saturday, May 4, during the College’s annual Alumni Weekend festivities. Outstanding Alumni The Board of Governors selected six alumni to receive the […]

MAA Honors de Pillis

March 11, 2019

Lisette de Pillis

Harvey Mudd College mathematics professor Lisette de Pillis is the winner of the 2019 MAA Southern California-Nevada Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics, given to instructors recognized as extraordinarily successful and whose teaching effectiveness has had an influence beyond their own institutions. “Lisette is an extraordinary teacher, scholar, mentor and chair,” […]

Harvey Mudd College Announces Expanded Summer Session

March 11, 2019

Students in lecture auditorium.

Harvey Mudd College, a leader in programmatic innovation, excellence and rigor, is expanding its course offerings in a new Summer Session, May 20–June 28. Students at Harvey Mudd and at The Claremont Colleges as well as HMC alumni, visiting scholars and other adult learners, along with high school juniors and seniors are invited to augment their […]

Trustees Approve Faculty Promotions

March 8, 2019

Harvey Mudd College

Promotions and tenure appointments for Harvey Mudd College faculty were approved during the January meeting of the HMC Board of Trustees and will become effective July 1, 2019. Upon discussion and the recommendation of the Academic Affairs Committee, the board unanimously approved Jim Boerkoel (computer science) for tenure and promotion to associate professor. Boerkoel specializes […]

Gonzalez Elected NASPA Regional Director

March 6, 2019

Anna Gonzalez

Anna Gonzalez, Harvey Mudd College vice president of student affairs and dean of students, has been elected to serve as Region VI Director for the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, an association for the advancement, health and sustainability of the student affairs profession. Known by the acronym NASPA, it is the oldest international student […]

Harvey Mudd Team Reaches Putnam Top 6

March 4, 2019

Harvey Mudd College Shanahan building

Harvey Mudd College improved upon last year’s team placement and maintained its position as the top-scoring undergraduate institution in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the preeminent undergraduate mathematics competition. Twenty-five HMC students spent the better part of Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 taking a challenging six-hour exam, which requires a unique blend of cleverness and […]

Celebrating Success: The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College

February 22, 2019

Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, community members enjoy celebration

The Harvey Mudd community gathered on campus Jan. 26 to celebrate the successful conclusion of The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College. The event included presentations from the recipients of scholarships, summer experiential learning stipends and endowed chairs as well as those who work in newly renovated spaces and live in the new residence hall—all made […]