Category: "General Blog"

Popping the Mudd Bubble

February 14, 2017, by Ramita Kondepudi

Mudders joke that we too often get stuck in the “Mudd bubble,” so engrossed in school work that we don’t ever leave campus. Even though we’re so close to the other four Claremont Colleges, you’ll find students complaining about 15 minute walks (in beautiful, 70 degree, SoCal weather) to classes at Pomona. Since sophomore year, […]

Spring Semester Activities

February 11, 2017, by Bailey Meyer

Sometimes it can be hard to find the time to schedule fun events at Mudd between classes, meetings, Clinic, and more. However, there are many optional activities to participate in every semester, both on- and off-campus. In the few short weeks that we have been back from winter break, I and other Mudders have gone […]

The Office of Institutional Diversity

February 5, 2017, by Izzy Jones

Hi guys, Izzy here back from a long break! Hopefully this is a short post, but literally every time I say that it’s not, so? We’ll see. Today I wanted to talk just a little bit about Harvey Mudd’s Office of Institutional Diversity (OID)! OID is a really amazing part of the administration of the […]

96 Hours of “Dam-Good” Problem Solving

February 4, 2017, by Calvin Leung

Every year, Harvey Mudd participates in the MCM/ICM, the Mathematical Contest in Modeling/Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling. The MCM/ICM is like a nationwide hack-a-thon but with real-world technical problems that require mathematical modeling. In teams of three, students select and work on a difficult real-world problem for 96 hours. The six problems to choose from are […]

Spring 2017!

January 30, 2017, by Ramita Kondepudi

Mudders are back! While the problem set and midterm routine continues for sophomores, juniors, and seniors, freshmen will be embarking on their first, real, graded semester at Mudd. This semester of core for freshmen includes two math classes: linear algebra and differential equations, physics: Mechanics and Wave Motion, half-semester of chemistry, Critical Inquiry HSA10, Intro […]

Dickens, Hardy, and the Victorian Age

January 27, 2017, by Bailey Meyer

Well, most of January has flown by, which means winter break is over and the spring semester has begun. Normally, I spend the majority of my winter break at home relaxing after the fall semester. However, during the fall, I took a class called Dickens, Hardy, and the Victorian Age, which has a travel component […]

Applicant Hub FAQs

December 20, 2016, by Jason

How do I reach the HMC Applicant Hub? Click right here Applicant Hub or go to and find the link. On laptops, computers, and tablets, the link is on the right hand column of the page. On cell phones, scroll down and you’ll find the link below the Blogs and Announcements section. How do […]

Winding Down for the Semester

December 9, 2016, by Bailey Meyer

Another semester is about to end, and Mudders are preparing for finals before winter break. As always, this semester has been a whirlwind, and the end is no different. Here’s a peek at the end of this semester so far. Last weekend, the Sontag Reslife team and I organized a hiking trip for members of […]

Oke Poke

December 9, 2016, by Charlee Van Eijk

A wild contender appears! Ladies and gentlemen, a new rivalry has formed in ye olde Claremont. A poke place called Oke Poke is set to go toe-to-toe with Poke Dot, and the competition shall be fierce, fiery, and delicious. I can’t stress it enough, the likes of this rivalry is witnessed but a handful of […]

Beneath Mudd: The Libra Complex

December 2, 2016, by Izzy Jones

Hey guys! The very first blog I ever read from admissions was a tour of some of the lectures halls and some of the newer, nicer spaces here at Mudd. So I decided I’d do something similar, but for an older, and to the casual viewer, more hidden part of the college; The Libra Complex! […]

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