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The Core Curriculum: “An Academic Bootcamp”

An “Academic Boot Camp”: Harvey Mudd’s Core Curriculum   The Core Curriculum: “An academic boot camp in the STEM disciplines,” describes the Harvey Mudd College website. The curriculum comprises the majority of classes that students take through their sophomore year. Despite the influence on the

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[Gray Buildings]

John looked up at the clock hanging next to him in his office cubicle. 6:30PM. Almost time to go home. Determination surged through him and he looked intently back at the papers on his desk. Only thirty more minutes, then it would be the weekend

Parlous Puns: Jokes That Will Ruin Your Day

Why don’t people like carrying bike frames around? Because they’re so unWHEELdy! Why did the hairbrush break up with the paint brush? Because the relationship was so PAINTful! What’s the name of the newspaper that ice cream cones read? The SCOOP! How did the resistor

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Adding Feathers to a SpaceX Rocket

Each year many Mudd students participate in clinic, a program designed to fulfill Mudd’s mission statement of teaching engineers and scientists who are aware of their ability to change and improve the world around them. Clinic brings together companies who have a problem they would

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Bird Watching

December 02, 2013 – WASHINGTON, D.C. The annual BirdWatch Conference at the nation’s capital ended on Wednesday with a climatic speech from Dr. Bob Reinser, a bird anatomist at the University of Pennsylvania. This year has been a remarkable year for ornithology and Dr. Reinser

Snippets of A Conversation With Prof. Devadoss

Prof. Devadoss is a visiting professor in the Harvey Mudd Math Department this year. He is a professor at Williams College. Jane: So I heard that you’re an awesome prof! Prof. Devadoss: That’s good to know…so you talked to that one person? J: Hahaha no,