Category Archives: Science

Saying Bye-O to Core Lab

Staff member Sophia Cheng interviewed Professor Hur about his time at Mudd and the Core curriculum’s newest change. How did you end up at Mudd? I was a postdoc at UCLA. When I started my postdoc, I told my advisor that I was not interested

Mike-amatical’s Fun Fact #1

Guest Writer: Mike Streinz HMC ’20 What do financial fraud, an electrical engineer, and the American rock band Three Dogs Night have in common? The number one! In the case of Three Dogs Night one of their top hits in 1968 is titled “One is

Short History of Computer Science at HMC

Today, Computer Science is the second most popular major at Harvey Mudd College, boasting graduating classes of almost 80 students in fields that also include Math and Computational- Biology. These graduates go on to work for tech giants like Microsoft, Google, LinkedIn and Amazon and

Local Legend: Iris Critchell

On September 16, 2017, the Western Museum of Flight hosted a day to honor Iris Critchell, a pivotal figure in Harvey Mudd College’s history. Despite being ninety-six years young, Critchell effortlessly recalls the events of the past that shaped her and the college. Critchell’s career

It’s Only Rocket Science: The Last E80 Rocket Launches

On April 16 and 23, all of the sophomore engineering majors gathered early in the morning to travel to Lucerne Valley and launch the last E80 rockets. Experimental Engineering, or E80, is a required class for all engineering majors that teaches students about basic instrumentation,

Science Over the Summer: Mudders Conduct Research Projects

Every summer Mudd students disperse across the country and even world to work at internships, visit families and explore. However, each year some Mudders also stay right here in Claremont, taking advantage of the opportunity to do interesting, impactful research with professors and students from

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OpenLoop pod now under construction

During the last weekend in January, Mudd’s Hyperloop team traveled to Design Weekend in Texas to present their designs for a Hyperloop pod. The Hyperloop is a proposed high-speed ground transportation system, and students from universities all over the country are participating in SpaceX’s competition to design