Category: "President"

5-C Presidents Attend White House Summit on College Opportunity

January 16, 2014

Thursday, Jan. 16, college and university presidents and leaders from nonprofits, foundations, state governments and the private sector joined President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House to discuss expanding college opportunity. President Maria Klawe and presidents from each of the other undergraduate Claremont Colleges gathered for the Summit. The day-long event […]

Inspiration at Grace Hopper Conference

October 21, 2013

For a small, liberal arts school, Harvey Mudd College enjoyed a big welcome this month at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing in Minneapolis. “It seemed like everyone was talking about Harvey Mudd and our success recruiting and supporting women,” said Colleen Lewis, assistant professor of computer science, who coordinated this year’s conference […]

THE MUSES Names Klawe Woman of the Year

March 22, 2013

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe was named a 2013 Woman of the Year by THE MUSES of the California Science Center Foundation. The award honors women who have made outstanding contributions in science and industry. Klawe will be honored April 13, along with KCET Vice President of News and Public Affairs Val Zavala, at […]

NOVA’s Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers Profiles President Klawe

March 14, 2013

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe was featured on the latest episode of PBS’s Emmy-nominated NOVA web series, The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers. On the March 14 episode, President Klawe describes her path to becoming an accomplished mathematician and computer scientist. She explains how she found common ground between her award-winning scholarly work […]

Klawe, Pippenger and Benjamin Named to First Class of AMS Fellows

December 12, 2012

The American Mathematical Society has named its inaugural class of AMS Fellows and it includes Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe, Professors Nicholas Pippenger and Art Benjamin and several HMC alumni. The AMS is the world’s largest and most influential society dedicated to mathematical research, scholarship and education. The AMS Fellows program recognizes society members […]

President Klawe, WitsOn Part of White House-U.N. Initiative Promoting Women in Science

September 26, 2012

Harvey Mudd College President Maria Klawe joined Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, dignitaries from 12 United Nations member nations, and leaders from nine other U.S.-based organizations on Sept. 24 in New York to launch the Equal Futures Partnership—a U.N. and White House initiative to improve social and economic conditions for women worldwide.  The Equal Futures […]

President Klawe on Women in the Corporate Boardroom

July 17, 2012

President Maria Klawe will lead a webinar on Wednesday, July 18, at 12:00 p.m. EST (9:00 a.m. PST), for Women in the Boardroom, an organization dedicated to providing resources for women looking to serve on corporate and nonprofit boards. President Klawe’s online event is titled, “What Can You Do to Get Into the Corporate Boardroom.” […]