Category: "Students"

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipients – Daniel ’22 and Madelyn ’22

Daniel Yang ‘22 and Madelyn Andersen ’22 – and six recent graduates- have been granted the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRF) this year. The NSF GRF program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United […]

Core during CORE: A Rundown on Ways to Fit In Exercise at Mudd

What do a bunch of Mudders do when they’re all put in a room together? Well, your first thought might be “collaborate on homework” because we are all frosh going through the Harvey Mudd CORE curriculum together, after all. But that’s not exactly the core I have in mind. This article is for the students […]

Club Feature: The Muddraker

The Muddraker is Harvey Mudd’s resident student newspaper, publishing new print and web issues once a semester. Their stories cover a variety of topics: this semester, they’re writing a profile on the Hoch and its inner workings, publishing an interview with Dean Marco, and describing different rites of passage for the majors on campus. Some […]

Tips for the Pass/Fail Semester

Good morning, afternoon or evening, prospective Mudders! At this point, you may have already heard that Mudd’s course load is very demanding. When I was applying to HMC, I remember reading on forums that I would be lucky to get 5 hours of sleep, and, as someone who can’t function without proper sleep, those posts […]

Following Free Food: Why You Won’t Starve at Mudd

Who doesn’t love free food? Exactly—and if you agree, Mudd is the place for you! From events, presentations, to parties, free food is everywhere: here, you’ll never go hungry. Here are some of my experiences with cost-free Mudd munchies; enjoy! I’m a part of SWE on campus, or the Society of Women Engineers club at […]

Club Highlight: Society of Women Engineers

Hello, prospective Mudders! Mudd’s small student body doesn’t stop Mudders from having access to a great variety of clubs: there are two hundred 5C Clubs and almost fifty Mudd-only clubs. Today, our club highlight is the Society of Women Engineers (SWE)!  As a SWE mentee who got a lot of good advice (and bread) last […]

Hoch Hearts and Valentine’s Day at Mudd

Mudd has many wonderful traditions, but February brings my favorite of them! Near the beginning of the month, “Hoch Hearts” go up in our dining hall, placed by the Division of Student Affairs’ Muchachos, a group of students that organize fun events throughout the semester. The Hoch hearts are paper cut out hearts–one for each […]

Intramural Sports at Mudd

Knowing how academics at Mudd can be time-consuming, one of the things that positively surprised me was Mudders’ participation in sports. Besides having friends in CMS (Claremont-Mudd-Scripps) teams, the Intramural Sports were one of the extracurricular activities which my friends enjoyed the most last semester. Intramural Sports are open and free for students, faculty, and […]

Meet the Tour Guides: Melis

Melis posing with the HMC sign

Hi! My name is Melis ’23. I am an Engineering major with a concentration in political studies. I am I chose HMC over other colleges because I really liked the community-based approach and our mission statement. I knew that I wanted to go to school somewhere where collaboration took priority over competition and Mudd excels […]