Hixon Center News and Events

Hixon Center Podcast Series: Kayla Yamada

May 3, 2018

Kayla Yamada

The Hixon Center recently sat down with Kayla Yamada,┬ájunior engineering major at Harvey Mudd College and outgoing co-President of student group ESW/MOSS (Engineers for a Sustainable World / Mudders Organizing for Sustainability Solutions) – to discuss her background, her interest in environmental issues, what ESW/MOSS is about, and her experience at the Engineers for a […]

Hixon Center Announces 2018 Emphasis in Environmental Analysis Graduates

May 3, 2018

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The Hixon Center is excited to announce this year that five students will graduate this year having successfully completed the Emphasis in Environmental Analysis at Harvey Mudd College. The Emphasis is a coordinated program of study administered by the Hixon Center that enables students across all on-campus majors to address environmental issues from a range […]

Hixon Center Podcast Series: Brinda Sarathy

April 16, 2018

Brinda Sarathy

The Hixon Center recently sat down with Brinda Sarathy, Associate Professor of Environmental Analysis and Director of the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability at Pitzer College, to discuss her background, her work and her courses, and about the emerging conversations around environmental justice at the Claremont Colleges and beyond. The recorded interview (available […]

Hixon Center Announces 2018 Rasmussen Summer Research Projects

April 16, 2018

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The Hixon Center recently selected four proposals, submitted by HMC students and faculty, for summer 2018 research projects funded by the Rasmussen Summer Research Fund. The Rasmussen Fund, administered this year by Professor Albert Dato (engineering), supports student and faculty research in the area of environmental sustainability. The Fund is dedicated to supporting science-based inquiry […]

Hixon Center Announces Student Research Fellows for Summer 2018

April 16, 2018

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The Hixon Center is excited to announce the selection of three students who will be serving as this summer’s cohort of Hixon Summer Research Fellows: Megan Robalewski (Scripps, ’20), Saleck Tikande (Pitzer, ’19) and Olivia Whitener (Pomona, ’19). The students will be working full time this summer in the Hixon Center under the direct supervision […]

Harvey Mudd College Registers as Participant in International Sustainability Rating System

April 2, 2018

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With help from students, staff, and faculty from across the Claremont Colleges, the Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design and Facilities & Maintenance have successfully co-led an effort to enter Harvey Mudd College into an international program that encourages sustainability across all aspects of higher education. The program, called the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating […]

Hixon Center Director Announces New Fall Course

April 2, 2018

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Hixon Center director Tanja Srebotnjak has announced that she is developing a new course for the fall 2018 semester which will be eligible for the Emphasis in Environmental Analysis. The course is titled “Oil and People in L.A. – An interdisciplinary exploration” (EA179A). According to the course description, “This studio course will examine, map, analyze […]

Eliana Goehring (Engineering, ’19) Selected for Hixon Center-Ecologic Institute Summer Internship Program

March 19, 2018

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The Hixon Center is proud to announce that Eliana Goehring (engineering, ’19) has been selected as an intern for the second year of the Hixon Center-Ecologic Institute Summer Internship Program. This summer, Eliana will embark on a 12-week internship-abroad experience as part of the Hixon Center’s partnership with the Ecologic Institute, a Berlin-based environmental think […]

Hixon Center to Apply Data Science with Help of NSF REU Grant

March 19, 2018

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Harvey Mudd College a 3-year grant to host a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site in Data Science. Led by co-PIs Tanja Srebotnjak (director, Hixon Center) and Lisette de Pillis (professor, mathematics), the goal of the REU site is to support faculty and students with research involving data […]