Maria Klawe in the News

Painting Lesson Leads to Essay Prize

July 1, 2015

Ramita Kondepudi '18

To increase awareness of women’s ongoing contributions to the mathematical sciences, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) and Math for America recently co-sponsored an essay contest. Harvey Mudd College student Ramita Kondepudi ’18 earned first place at the Undergraduate Level for her essay about Dr. Maria Klawe, “Painting With the President.” “When I found the […]

Klawe Receives AAUW Achievement Award

June 15, 2015

Maria Klawe seated

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe, a leading advocate for making science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education more accessible to women and diverse groups, will receive the American Association of University Women (AAUW) 2015 Achievement Award on June 20 at the AAUW National Convention in San Diego. The award recognizes her leadership in academia […]

Harvey Mudd Confers Degrees at Commencement 2015

May 21, 2015

graduates walking

Harvey Mudd College, the premier liberal arts college of engineering, science and mathematics, conferred bachelor of science degrees upon 170 students at its 57th commencement ceremony, May 17, 2015, in Claremont, California. Mary Nichols, chairman of the California Air Resources Board, gave the commencement address. Nichols oversees the implementation of California’s landmark greenhouse gas emissions […]

President Klawe Receives Canadian Lifetime Achievement Award

May 17, 2015

Maria Klawe seated

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe was awarded a 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Association of Computer Science/Association d’informatique Canadienne (CACS/AIC), the national organization of Canadian Computer Science departments, for her many contributions to the field of computer science in Canada. She will receive the award May 21 at the annual Computer Science […]

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 […]