Humans of Mudd

Dear Mudd,

I was thinking of ways in which I could improve The Muddraker when I thought of creating a Humans of New York-style page for our school. In my mind, the page would profile people in our community to highlight individuals at Mudd. But I didn’t actually put my thoughts into action until I had a long conversation with a Hoch worker after deciding to eat brunch alone one Sunday, and realized that there were so many people with so many stories at Mudd that I needed to tell. Continue reading Humans of Mudd

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 like solved and groups of Mudd students who have the skills to explore and solve the problems. Projects vary greatly in both purpose and scope, but all of them give students a chance to apply the concepts they’ve learned in the classroom to real-world projects and learn new things too. One of the many companies … Continue reading Adding Feathers to a SpaceX Rocket