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Constructing a Cosmic Cheeto

April 25, 2016, by Ramita Kondepudi

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 here (video credit – Lillian Liang)! Sensors and Electronics Our team decided to use a […]

The Final Countdown

April 22, 2016, by Bailey Meyer

Experimental Engineering, or E80, has a long history as a laboratory course at Harvey Mudd College. It was known as E80, Hammer Time, until 2008, when it became E80 The Next Generation. The new course still involved a number of experiments that covered various engineering disciplines but also included a final project where students would gain field […]

Mudd Clubbing

April 19, 2016, by Charlee Van Eijk

Hey readers, ever wonder what Mudders get up to in their free time? Are you surprised that the words “Mudder” and “free time” just appeared in the same sentence? If you answered yes to either of those questions, read on to learn about clubs here at Mudd. Students participate in a variety of clubs, some […]

Relay for Life at the Claremont Colleges

April 18, 2016, by Izzy Jones

Hey guys! Izzy here again, a bit late. So this last weekend I got to participate in Relay for Life here at the Colleges! If you don’t know, Relay for Life is an organization that organizes various types of events to raise money for cancer research, and in the process build awareness. There’s usually games, […]

Summer construction at HMC

April 15, 2016, by Jason

Starting May 16, 2016, construction on campus will affect visitor parking and access to our academic facilities. As you plan your visit to campus, please keep in mind the following. Parking During summer 2016, visitor parking along Platt Blvd will be limited. The north side of the street will be used for contractor parking and […]

Sanskriti 2016

April 13, 2016, by Ramita Kondepudi

Last weekend I participated in Sanskriti, the annual South Asian Cultural show organized by the 5C club Claremont Tamasha. My friends and I joined the first ever Mudd Dance: watch the video, along with the rest of the show, here. It was so much fun to dance with friends; the entire experience was so rewarding. […]

Research Opportunities: Part One

April 8, 2016, by Bailey Meyer

Once the class of 2020 started receiving their acceptance letters, their class Facebook page began to fill with introductions and questions about Mudd. Some of the most common inquiries I have seen on the page are about research opportunities available at Mudd, so I thought it might be good to describe a couple of the available […]

BLAM to Boston

April 1, 2016, by Izzy Jones

Hey guys! Izzy here with another blog post. Hopefully a short one, though mine always turn out long. :\ This last weekend, our Black Lives group here at Mudd, BLAM, got to go on a trip to Boston for the national conference of the Nation Society of Black Engineers! (NSBE) It was a really great […]

Tip of the Month: Decisions, Decisions….

April 1, 2016, by Peter

By now, you know what it is like to feel the validation and pride that comes with being offered admission to some of the best schools in the country. But there is only one of you and several where you think you would be happy, challenged, and fulfilled. How to decide between various excellent choices? […]

A tour of my off-campus adventures

March 30, 2016, by Ramita Kondepudi

Four days a week, I venture off Mudd campus for at least 1.5 hours. My exciting destinations include my Worlds of Buddhism class on Monday and Wednesday, at Pomona, and Introduction to Philosophy on Tuesday and Thursday, at Scripps. The 5 Claremont Colleges are really close to each other. Pomona is a casual 15 minute walk […]

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