Mathematics News

Goldwater Scholarship Awarded to Harvey Mudd Math Student

May 10, 2019

Portrait of Havi Ellers '20

Havi Ellers, a junior majoring in mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, is the recipient of a Barry Goldwater Scholarship, the most prestigious national award for undergraduate STEM researchers. The award for undergraduate U.S. sophomores and juniors covers the cost of tuition, fees, books, and room and board up to $7,500 per year. This year, 496 […]

Three-day Showcase of Student Projects Begins May 6

April 18, 2019

Students stand in front of research poster

In celebration of experiential learning, an integral part of the Harvey Mudd College experience, the entire College community views students’ original projects in design or research each spring. This commemoration of student achievement includes Presentation Days (May 6 and 8), showcasing senior thesis research and class projects, and Projects Day (May 7), a showcase of […]

2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 15, 2019

NSF logo

Two Harvey Mudd College seniors, Olivia Watkins and Karina Cho, have been granted National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, five Harvey Mudd alumni were granted fellowships, and one senior, Shyan Akmal, and four alumni were awarded honorable mentions, which is considered a significant academic achievement. Watkins, who is a member of the 2018–2019 […]

Gu Named to McAlister Professorship

April 12, 2019

Weiqing Gu

Weiqing Gu has been named the inaugural McAlister Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College. Established in 2018 by longtime supporters Robert and Barbara McAlister to recognize and support the work of an outstanding faculty member within the Department of Mathematics, the appointment includes an annual discretionary fund to support travel, research or teaching. Endowed […]

Su Named Honor Society Visiting Scholar

March 13, 2019

Francis Su, Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College

Francis Su, Benediktsson-Karwa Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, has been named a Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honor Society 2019–2020 Visiting Scholar. The program offers undergraduates at more than 100 colleges and universities the opportunity to interact with some of America’s leading thinkers. Over two-day visits, the scholars attend classroom discussions and seminars, meet […]

Harvey Mudd Alumni Association Announces 2019 Awards

March 12, 2019

AABOG Awards 2019

The Harvey Mudd College Alumni Association Board of Governors (AABOG) has announced its annual awards, which recognize impact on Harvey Mudd College as well as service to society. The awards will be presented Saturday, May 4, during the College’s annual Alumni Weekend festivities. Outstanding Alumni The Board of Governors selected six alumni to receive the […]

MAA Honors de Pillis

March 11, 2019

Lisette de Pillis

Harvey Mudd College mathematics professor Lisette de Pillis is the winner of the 2019 MAA Southern California-Nevada Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics, given to instructors recognized as extraordinarily successful and whose teaching effectiveness has had an influence beyond their own institutions. “Lisette is an extraordinary teacher, scholar, mentor and chair,” […]

Harvey Mudd College Announces Expanded Summer Session

March 11, 2019

Students in lecture auditorium.

Harvey Mudd College, a leader in programmatic innovation, excellence and rigor, is expanding its course offerings in a new Summer Session, May 20–June 28. Students at Harvey Mudd and at The Claremont Colleges as well as HMC alumni, visiting scholars and other adult learners, along with high school juniors and seniors are invited to augment their […]

Harvey Mudd Team Reaches Putnam Top 6

March 4, 2019

Harvey Mudd College Shanahan building

Harvey Mudd College improved upon last year’s team placement and maintained its position as the top-scoring undergraduate institution in the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, the preeminent undergraduate mathematics competition. Twenty-five HMC students spent the better part of Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 taking a challenging six-hour exam, which requires a unique blend of cleverness and […]

Celebrating Success: The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College

February 22, 2019

Campaign for Harvey Mudd College, community members enjoy celebration

The Harvey Mudd community gathered on campus Jan. 26 to celebrate the successful conclusion of The Campaign for Harvey Mudd College. The event included presentations from the recipients of scholarships, summer experiential learning stipends and endowed chairs as well as those who work in newly renovated spaces and live in the new residence hall—all made […]

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