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Summer of a CS Major: Internships or Research Opportunities?

February 27, 2015, by Maury Quijada

As a Computer Science (CS) major, one of the most thought-provoking questions I’ve had to ask myself is: what do I do during the summer? Of course, taking a break over the summer is not bad by any means, but for some reason I’ve always felt the need to be industrious during this time–especially during my college […]

Mathematical/Computational Biology

February 27, 2015, by Calvin Leung

One of the most interesting classes I am taking this semester is MCB. Molecular and Cell Biology? No, not exactly—the biology department at Mudd, in conjunction with our computer science and math departments, present a variety of interdisciplinary course offerings in Mathematical and Computational Biology in addition to the canonical classes in biology. MCBI 118, […]

A Lecture by Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann

February 20, 2015, by Bailey Meyer

“Harvey Mudd College seeks to educate engineers, scientists, and mathematicians well versed in all of these areas and in the humanities and the social sciences so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society.” That is the Harvey Mudd mission statement. Many of […]

Not So California Casual

February 18, 2015, by Travis

Hello again! It’s been a rough winter here in Claremont. We’ve been receiving the typical harsh Southern California winter weather, as shown here: Due to dealing with this type of weather for the majority of the year, Californians have developed their own unique style of dress, even for formal events, that is aptly named “California […]

Professors at Harvey Mudd

February 13, 2015, by Ramita Kondepudi

One of the reasons I chose Harvey Mudd was the unique student-professor interactions. The low student teacher ratio, small class size, and great faculty makes the learning experience smoother and more enjoyable. The professors are always there for us – office hours, problem set questions, late night emails. They genuinely want students to succeed no […]

Valentine’s Overload!

February 12, 2015, by Emma

Never let it be said that Mudd doesn’t celebrate holidays. We might not get time off for President’s Day, and our Arbor Day festivities are a bit lacking, but we make up for it during Valentine’s Day. Here are some of the things Mudd does to celebrate: Hearts in the Hoch For every member of […]

Case

February 6, 2015, by Bailey Meyer

Hey everyone! It has been a while since I have posted as I was home for winter break. It was nice and restful, but it is great to be back on campus. To kick off the new year, I, along with some of the other bloggers, am going to do a series of posts about […]

In Search of Pow Pow

February 3, 2015, by Travis

‘Sup, it’s me again. Given the fact that it’s the start of a new semester here, and that some of you may be first-time readers of our groundbreaking, action-packed admissions blog, I will start by re-introducing myself (likely for the last time here). My name is Travis Beckman, I am from Southern California, I am a […]

Tip of the Month: Summer Plans

February 1, 2015, by Jamilla

This is the time of year when we start receiving emails and phone calls from high school juniors asking what they could be doing to prepare for the college admission process. Well, apart from remembering to continue to take a challenging curriculum during your senior year and preparing for any standardized testing, many students choose […]

Second Semester, Freshman Year – SP15  

January 30, 2015, by Ramita Kondepudi

RIP Pass/Fail: the Class of 2018 is back, but without the comfort of pass/fail. This semester, we receive real letter grades, start looking for summer research or internship opportunities, and experience the true Harvey Mudd experience with the Common Core curriculum.   The Core classes I, along with most of the freshmen, am taking this […]

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