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Klawe Awarded Distinction of AAAS Fellow

Maria Klawe

Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College, has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Klawe is one of 489 new fellows elected in 2020 by the association. Fellows are recognized for their important contributions to STEM disciplines, including pioneering research, leadership […]

Sandoval Awarded NASPA Region VI Dorothy Keller New Professional Award

Karen Romero Sandoval

Karen Romero Sandoval, assistant director for housing and first year experiences at Harvey Mudd College, was awarded the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Region VI Dorothy Keller New Professional Award at the 2020 NASPA Western Regional Conference. The Keller New Professional Award recognizes a professional with less than five years of full-time experience […]

Harvey Mudd No. 1 in PayScale College Salary Report

Harvey Mudd College Shanahan building

Harvey Mudd College ranked No. 1 for the fourth year in a row for highest mid-career salaries among U.S. college and university graduates with a bachelor’s degree only, according to PayScale’s 2020-21 College Salary Report. The ranking is based on salaries of alumni who pursued careers with a bachelor’s degree as their final degree. “Mid-career” is […]

De Pillis Honored for Research, Teaching, Mentoring

Lisette de Pillis, Norman F. Sprague Jr. Professor of Life Sciences and Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College

Lisette de Pillis, Norman F. Sprague Jr. Professor of Life Sciences and professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, is the co-recipient of the Intercollegiate Biomathematics Alliance (IBA) 2020 Distinguished Senior Fellowship​ Award. The award is for established scholars “who have made outstanding scientific achievements, demonstrated a record of exceptional scientific contributions and active leadership in […]

International Conference Held to Honor Professor Alfonso Castro

Alfonso Castro at markerboard

Alfonso Castro, McAlister Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, celebrated his 70th birthday just as any world-renowned mathematician might: with a global online conference organized by the mathematics community and held in his honor. On Oct. 23, the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, in collaboration with the Colombian Mathematical Society and the Colombian Academy of […]

Klawe and Colf ’95 Honored by STEAM:Coders

Maria Klawe and Vicky Colf, STEAMCoders awardees 2020

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe and alumna Vicky Colf ’95 are being honored by STEAM:Coders for their leadership and service during a virtual event Oct. 22. STEAM:Coders is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring underrepresented and underserved students and families through the fundamentals of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). Their virtual event, […]

Student’s Research on Shell Programming Accepted to PLATEAU2020

Anshula Gandhi and Ishaan Gandhi '21

A paper co-authored by Harvey Mudd College student Ishaan Gandhi ’21 and his sister, Anshula Gandhi (MIT), has been accepted to PLATEAU2020, the 11th annual workshop on the intersection of human computer interaction and programming languages. Terminal emulators, or simply terminals, are used ubiquitously by developers. While many have proposed alternatives, their paper “Lightening the […]

Harvey Mudd Ranks High for Public Service

Harvey Mudd College campus.

Harvey Mudd College ranked No. 5 among liberal arts colleges in Washington Monthly’s 2020 College Guide and Rankings issue, a survey of U.S. colleges and universities based on contributions to the public good. The Claremont Colleges had a strong showing in this year’s rankings, with three colleges in the top 10. In addition to Harvey Mudd at No. […]

Alumna Encourages Impactful Voting with Voteology

Holly Frank ’20

Harvey Mudd College alumna Holly Frank ’20 is working with colleagues at Voteology to help college students understand the impact of their vote. Voteology is an online platform that helps educate college-age voters about the impact of their vote and ways to combat gerrymandering. The site contains resources to help voters make informed decisions and […]

Harvey Mudd Student Co-designs New Salt Lake City Flag

Arianna Meinking '21

A lifetime of enjoying the mountains, skiing and national parks in southern Utah inspired the design Arianna Meinking ’24 developed for her hometown of Salt Lake City, Utah. Meinking and Ella Kennedy-Yoon, high school classmates, are co-designers of the city’s new flag, adopted last month by the Salt Lake City Council. Designs for the new […]