Category: "Students"

Humans of Harvey Mudd: Part 1

October 23, 2017

Harvey Mudd Admissions prides itself in admitting diverse classes. Every year we have a melting pot of cultures, backgrounds, and passions added to our student body. In the class of 2021 alone, we have an International Physics Olympiad gold medalist and the founder of a longboard company. This week, I wanted to highlight the achievements […]

Summer 2016: Research

September 19, 2016

As junior Mudd engineers, we are in the midst of the E80 series. Ranging from E82 Chemical and Thermal Processes to E86 Materials Engineering, we receive a broad, yet in-depth, technical education that upholds the definition of our general engineering degree. Each semester, we take electives or join research teams that help us find the […]

Summer 2016: LA + food

September 8, 2016

Junior year is upon the Class of 2018! Two more years of this grueling, yet exhilarating, adventure that is college. I spent the first 10 weeks of the break on campus doing biomed engineering research. Watch out for my next blog post for more details on Orwin lab’s tissue engineered Brain Patch project. But before […]

Constructing a Cosmic Cheeto

April 25, 2016

As a follow up to Bailey’s blog post last week, here is a brief inside look into the many weeks of work it took for my team to construct our rocket, Cosmic Cheeto and get it running. Watch our team’s I motor launch (video credit – Lillian Liang)! Sensors and Electronics Our team decided to use a humidity […]

An Interview with Kat Wang, International Student Coordinator

March 9, 2016

The Office of Health and Wellness has a number of initiatives, ranging from poster making to weekly yoga sessions. Wellness without Borders is a new series from the Office of Health and Wellness, hosted by Mudd’s new International Student Coordinator Kat Wang. The program offers a set of 9 events that focus on connecting international […]

Learning A New Language

November 16, 2015

One of my favorite things to do is learn a new language. In high school, my options were limited to French, Spanish, and Latin, but here at Mudd I have a lot more choices. Across the Claremont Colleges, it’s possible to take Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. While all […]

Fall 2015 Nelson Speaker Series: Water

November 6, 2015

Every semester, Harvey Mudd hosts a series of talks by experts in a particular field, as a part of the Nelson Speaker Series, named after respected and well known Mudd alum Bruce J. Nelson ’74. This year’s talk focuses on water, an appropriate subject given the drought California has been in for the last four […]

Hiking Mount Baldy

October 23, 2015

Harvey Mudd sits in a rather geographically rich area. The beach is about an hour to the west, Joshua Tree National Park is two hours to the east, and the San Gabriel Mountains can be seen from campus. The mountains have ski runs for snowy winters and various hiking trails for other times of the […]

ASHMC: Associated Students of Harvey Mudd College

October 2, 2015

ASHMC is Harvey Mudd’s student government, consisting of an executive board, senate, and honor board. Each class elects their own presidents, every dorm elects its own presidents, and the student body collectively votes for executive and honor board members. Prior to coming to Mudd, the only understanding I had of student government came from my […]

Summer Research

September 25, 2015

Hi everyone! It’s nice to be back at school, however it barely feels like I left.This summer, I spent 10 weeks on campus doing research with Professor Jim Boerkoel and four other Harvey Mudd students as part of the HEATLab. Within the HEATLab there are currently three ongoing projects; Robot Brunch, Human Robot Conavigation, and PaWPal. […]