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[Y HMC?] with Andres Rivas

Hello! My name is Andres Rivas, and I am one of the tour guides for the summer here at Harvey Mudd. I am originally from Minnesota, and I am a rising junior majoring in the joint computer science and mathematics major, with a concentration in Chinese foreign language. Being from Minnesota, I had no prior […]

Mudders Migrating: Downtown LA

Now, I know we Mudders talk a lot about homework and studying. That might be your jam, and that’s perfectly fine! But if you’re looking for inspiration on places to travel outside Mudd, look no further! Over the course of my freshman year (which is wrapping up soon 🙁 ) my friends and I have […]

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Recipients – Anna ’21 and Ginger ’21

Anna Barth and Ginger Schmidt, HMC Class of 2021, are two of six recent graduates granted the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRF).  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 States […]

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 […]

What Can You Create in the Makerspace?

Lizard in potted plant

Hello, fellow creators! In case you didn’t know, the McGregor Computer Science Center just opened up at the start of this school year, and the bottom floor features the Makerspace and the Machine Shop. As a freshman student currently in the engineering elective E4, I’ve gotten lots of exposure to both of these. I’m still […]

Reflections on the End of the Year 2021-22

The school year is all wrapped up! Mudders have finished finals (I hope) and are prepping for next year. Before we head off to whatever summer brings, the social media interns took some time to reflect on the 2021-2022 school year. Serena Mao ’25 I can’t seem to reconcile how I’m feeling right now: I’m […]

Relaxing during finals week

Finals week at college is certainly a stressful time, whether you are working on projects or studying for exams. There is a lot of pressure to demonstrate what you have learned throughout the semester. This is somehow my sixth finals week here at Mudd (when did I become an upperclassman?), and I have developed some […]

Academic Excellence and Getting Help at Mudd

The first two years of a student’s time at Mudd are primarily taken up with the Core curriculum, a set of classes from all the departments that Mudders take together. The Core offers an opportunity to get to know other students with vastly different interests than you, to experience all of the departments so you […]