Category: "Conference"

ESW National Conference

Meena Venkatraman (Engr’20) recently returned from the ESW National Conference. Here is a recap of her impressions. I was delighted to attend the ESW national conference in El Paso, TX. It was my first time in Texas and the dryness of the surrounding landscape in El Paso was reminiscent of our own landscape surrounding Claremont. […]

Campus Sustainability: An International Perspective

Gathering of attendees for opening remarks at an international campus sustainability conference

By: LOUIS SPANIAS, Sustainability Program Manager Last month, I attended the 2nd Symposium on Sustainability in University Campuses (SSUC) conference in Florence, Italy. With 60 attendees from academic institutions around the world (largely from Europe), the conference offered an opportunity to hear from our international counterparts about how they have managed to advance environmental sustainability […]

ESW/MOSS Goes to Atlanta!

From left to right: Shivam Malpani ('21), Kayla Yamada ('19), Nam Tran ('21), Dillon Coville ('21), and Duncan Crowley ('18)

By: ESW/MOSS Students As you might know, ESW/MOSS (Engineers for a Sustainable World / Mudders Organizing for Sustainability Solutions) serves as our campus chapter of the larger Engineers for a Sustainable World organization – and each year in April, we send students from our group to attend the national ESW conference. This year, five of […]

ESW/MOSS goes to Austin – and gets celebrated!

ESW/MOSS students presenting a poster at the ESW National Conference.

By: HIXON CENTER STAFF and ESW/MOSS STUDENTS The Hixon Center recently sponsored four ESW/MOSS students to attend the annual Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) National Conference, at the University of Texas, Austin, from April 6th to April 9th. Olivia Schneble (’17), Paige Rinnert (’17), Jasmine Seo (’20), and Veronica Cortes (’20) represented Harvey Mudd’s ESW Chapter, […]

The Hixon Center Reflects on the Sustainable Design and Solutions Conference

BY: TANJA SREBOTNJAK, Director of the Hixon Center, LOUIS SPANIAS, Sustainability Program Manager, and LAUREN D’SOUZA, Web & Social Media Coordinator (CMC-’18) Following the Biennial Conference for Sustainable Design and Solutions that took place on October 8th, we here at the Hixon Center took some time to reflect on the event and share our reflections […]

Hixon Center Hosts First Sustainable Design and Solutions Conference

The Hixon Center successfully hosted the first Biennial Conference for Sustainable Design and Solutions at HMC on Saturday, October 8th, 2016. With nearly 100 attendees throughout the day, the conference sought to engage students, faculty, and professionals in stimulating conversations about a wide variety of environmental issues and sustainable solutions across a range of fields. […]