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PROFiles: Professor Liz Orwin

As part of our alumni professor feature series, Alma Mudders, we interviewed HMC engineering professor Liz Orwin ’95 Professor Orwin, whom most of us know as the professor of engineering who specializes in biomedical engineering, is actually a Mudd alumna who has brought her passion

PROFiles: Professor Mary Van Vleet

As part of our alumni professor feature series, Alma Mudders, we interviewed HMC chemistry professor Mary Van Vleet ’12. Q: Which dorm(s) did you live in? A: Atwood for two years, as a freshman and a junior, and Case for two years, as a sophomore

PROFiles: Professor Darryl Yong

As part of our alumni professor feature series, Alma Mudders, we interviewed HMC mathematics professor Darryl Yong ’96. Q: Which dorm(s) did you live in? A: Case Q: Did the Muddraker exist when you were a student here?  A: Nope! Q: What were your extracurriculars

PROFiles: Professor Jerry Van Hecke

As part of our alumni professor feature series, Alma Mudders, we interviewed HMC chemistry professor Jerry Van Hecke ’61. Q: Which dorm(s) did you live in? A: I lived in North for two years and East for two years. In 1957, televisions hadn’t been in

PROFiles: Professor Lyzenga

As part of our alumni professor feature series, Alma Mudders, we interviewed HMC physics professor Gregory Lyzenga ’75. Q: How did you discover Harvey Mudd College? A: Well, I am pretty old so I went to college way before the Internet. Back in those days,

PROFiles: Professor Vatche Sahakian

Professor Vatche Sahakian has been working in the department of physics at Harvey Mudd College since 2003. He is interested in theoretical physics, including topics such as string theory and cosmology. He is known for his brilliant sense of humor and his challenging physics classes.