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Harvey Mudd College Professional Development and Outreach Group

The purpose of the Harvey Mudd College Professional Development and Outreach (PDO) Group is to support middle- and high-school mathematics teachers in the Los Angeles area through mathematics workshops, travel grants, and other outreach activities. The HMC PDO Group is sponsored by the IAS/Park City Mathematics Institute.

Directions: Harvey Mudd College is located at 301 Platt Blvd, Claremont CA 91711, in the eastern Los Angeles area. Click here for driving directions from various points in Southern California.

You may park in the parking lots indicated in the map above or anywhere along 12th street or Dartmouth Ave. Proceed to Olin Science Center, which is at the southeast corner of Foothill Boulevard and Dartmouth Ave. Once inside the building, walk downstairs to Beckman Auditorium.

Selected Past Public Events

  • Zometools workshop with Paul Hildebrandt, founder of Zometool Inc.
    Saturday, September 11, 2010
  • 2009 Imagine Math Day
    Saturday, March 7, 2008
  • 2008 Imagine Math Day
    Saturday, March 1, 2008
  • 2007 Imagine Math Day
    Saturday, April 21, 2007
  • "Groupwork in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom"
    Nicole Davis, University of Washington
    Saturday, February 24, 2007
  • 2006 Imagine Math
    Saturday, April 22, 2006
  • "Probabilistic Paradoxes"
    Susan Martonosi
    Sunday, Dec 11, 2005
  • "Why does historical truth matter to mathematicians and mathematics teachers?"
    Judy Grabiner
    Sunday, May 22, 2005
  • "How to Cut a Cake Fairly: The Mathematics of Fair Division"
    Francis Su
    Sunday, January 30, 2005
  • "Voting Theory"
    Michael Orrison
    Sunday, November 14, 2004
  • "Combinatorial Proofs of Fibonacci Identities"
    Arthur Benjamin
    Sunday, June 13, 2004

Links of interest

Contact information

  • Darryl Yong, Harvey Mudd College
  • Peg Cagle, Lawrence Gifted/Highly Gifted Magnet

Questions about the PDO Group can be directed to any of the above.