Category: "General Blog"

Into the Wild

July 27, 2015, by Misa Kabashima

This week’s blog is brought to you by Charlee ’18. In this blog I’m going to share some of the awesome places nearby that you can go to enjoy the great outdoors! Claremont Wilderness Park The Claremont wilderness park is a mere three minutes away from campus, as the crow flies. Since most people don’t […]

The Machine Shop

July 9, 2015, by Jason

This week Kaitlin ’16 takes us on a tour of the machine shop complete with cool pictures! — If you have the chance to visit campus, you might have been able to peek into the student machine shop. However, that assumes that it’s open when you walk by, and of course you can’t do more […]

A Smattering of Summer Research

July 7, 2015, by Jason

This week Charlee ’18 showcases select summer research projects. Science! — In this post I will highlight a few cool research projects to give you a sense of what goes on at Mudd during the summer. Note that many of these projects have freshmen in them (these are coincidentally the ones I interviewed). Engineering Transdermal […]

Concert Venues

June 26, 2015, by Misa Kabashima

This week Leo writes about the awesome concert venues near Mudd – enjoy! As a part of my tours, I always like to mention how Harvey Mudd’s location makes it easy for students to go to concerts. In this post, I will list some venues that I have been to, or venues that I really […]

Defining Liberal Arts

June 26, 2015, by Jason

This week Kaitlin ’16 submits a helpful post on the meaning of a liberal arts education. — Hi everyone! So today I have a slightly more serious topic for you, but an important one nonetheless. Many of the students I’ve talked to mention that they’re excited about Mudd because it’s a liberal arts school. But […]

Moving Mudders

June 22, 2015, by Misa Kabashima

This week summer intern Charlee ’18, writes about how Mudders get around. Enjoy!   One benefit of living on a small campus is that it doesn’t take long to get anywhere. Yet by population, Mudders still use more modes of transportation than any other college in the Claremont Colleges Consortium! Whether it’s to get to […]

What you don’t see on a tour II: Mudd’s nooks and crannies

June 19, 2015, by Misa Kabashima

This week Lin brings you the second installment of her blog series, “What you don’t see on a tour”. Enjoy! If you attend a campus tour, you’ll likely see some of the high-traffic areas of campus: the Shanahan center (classrooms with big white tables and teal rolling chairs), the Engineering Clinic rooms in Parsons (exhibit […]

Diversity Clubs Changing Just in Time

June 16, 2015, by Misa Kabashima

Hello dear readers, This week one of our summer interns, Leonardo Huerta, brings you a blog about the various diversity oriented clubs and support found at HMC. Enjoy! This past year, Harvey Mudd College has seen a growth in clubs who focus on helping underrepresented groups on campus. The 2014-2015 school year has seen the […]

A Visit to the Village

June 12, 2015, by Misa Kabashima

This week Kaitlin gives you up to the minute (quite literally) information on her journey from HMC to the Claremont Village. Hi again! Hope everyone’s enjoying their summers! Today I wanted to show you a trip down to the village (specifically, the library). I know that on my tours, I always talk about how the […]

What you don’t see on a tour: Mudders playing games

June 5, 2015, by Misa Kabashima

Our most recent blog post is brought to you by senior intern, Lin Yang. Without further ado, here she is: My name is Lin, and I’m a senior intern here at the admissions office. I was born in China, but went to high school in Davis, CA. I’ll be finishing up my last year at […]

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