Maria Klawe in the News

Harvey Mudd Graduates Landmark Class

May 20, 2014

grads in caps and gowns walking

For the first time in its history, Harvey Mudd College awarded more engineering degrees to women than to men at its annual commencement, May 18. Fifty-six percent of students who graduated this spring in engineering were female, and 44 percent were male. The College conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 173 students—88 men and 85 […]

President Klawe on Fortune’s List of World Leaders

March 26, 2014

Maria Klawe seated

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe was named to Fortune’s  “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” list, a selection of leaders that includes Pope Francis, Bono, the Dalai Lama and Bill Clinton. “In an era that feels starved for leadership, we’ve found men and women who will inspire you—some famous, others little known, all of them energizing […]

President Klawe Wins 2014 Women of Vision ABIE Award

February 26, 2014

Maria Klawe seated

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe is one of three leading women technologists to receive the 2014 Women of Vision ABIE Award, the Anita Borg Institute’s annual award that recognizes women who have made exceptional contributions to innovation, leadership and social impact in the technology field. “It’s an incredible honor to receive this award,” said […]

Harvey Mudd College Launches $150 Million Fundraising Campaign

February 19, 2014

campaign launch event

Harvey Mudd College, a leading innovator in science, engineering and mathematics undergraduate education, has launched a $150 million comprehensive campaign. “Harvey Mudd is on a mission,” said President Maria Klawe. “We seek to fund the people, programs and places that will allow us to ensure that a steady stream of passionate problem solvers is available […]

5-C Presidents Attend White House Summit on College Opportunity

January 16, 2014

Maria Klawe

Thursday, Jan. 16, college and university presidents and leaders from nonprofits, foundations, state governments and the private sector joined President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House to discuss expanding college opportunity. President Maria Klawe and presidents from each of the other undergraduate Claremont Colleges gathered for the Summit. The day-long event […]