Inspiring Future Makers

Lehigh is a community of future makers. The 7,000+ undergraduate and graduate students on our picturesque campus are inspired to think deeply, driven to create pragmatic solutions, and encouraged to innovate collaboratively. Our faculty and staff are committed to creating an inclusive and dynamic community dedicated to positively impacting the future.

  • Research

    Lehigh Launches Oceans Research Center

    The new research center will focus on marine science and address the most pressing questions facing the Earth’s oceans.

    An inaugural research symposium showcases the ongoing research into the Earth’s oceans by Lehigh faculty, undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.

  • Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

    Artifacts Found on Lehigh Land Returned

    More than 90 Native American artifacts were found.

    The artifacts, one of which is estimated to be about 3,000 years old, include complete tools made of jasper, quartz and chalcedony. They will be returned to Delaware Nation, which plans to display them in a new museum to be located in Anadarko, Oklahoma.

  • Events and Speakers

    Leon Panetta: ‘The Strength of America is in its People’

    The former U.S. Secretary of Defense discusses national security and calls youth to public service during Compelling Perspectives program.

    The program, which debuted this academic year, aims to create a forum for fostering respectful discourse among differing perspectives on issues of critical and societal importance.

  • Student Experience

    Lehigh 360: A Database for High-Impact Programs

    The new, searchable database launched in October 2023.

    The initiative democratizes access to opportunities at Lehigh by helping students explore available programs. A future partnership will integrate machine learning and artificial intelligence to recommend programs based on students’ interests and past experiences.

An Unmatched Student Experience

Lehigh boasts a vibrant campus community, rigorous academics, a commitment to student belonging and a track record of strong graduate outcomes. This is Lehigh.

Prepared for success after college

95%

Prepared for Success after College

Among those in the Class of 2022, 95% were employed, continuing education or pursuing military or volunteer service within six months of graduation.

Something for Everyone

200+

Something for Everyone

With 200-plus clubs, including 41 sports and 22 Greek organizations, students find diverse extracurricular opportunities at Lehigh.

Research for Impact

Lehigh’s research focuses on critical areas of significant impact, employing interdisciplinary approaches to tackle complex global challenges and yield concrete outcomes.

Illustration for Michael Gusmano research

The Ethics of Xenotransplantation

Michael Gusmano examines the ethics and politics of animal-to-human organ transplants.

Nicole Johnson research

School Shootings and Violence Against Women

Nicole Johnson leads study that could help shape strategies to prevent future shootings.

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Want to Prevent Misinformation?

New research explores a solution using interactive data visualization to inform and engage readers.

Jennifer Midberry

Gun Violence Reporting: Does it Harm Survivors?

NIH grant to fund research.

Future Makers

From the classroom to the community, both on campus and around the world, Lehigh students, faculty and alumni are Future Makers, working to enact positive change.

Xiaoji Xu
Xiaoji
Xu
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Faculty, Department of Chemistry

Imaging the Nanoscale

Xiaoji Xu
Xiaoji
Xu
| Faculty, Department of Chemistry

Imaging the Nanoscale

Xiaoji Xu develops methods and instruments for chemical measurement and imaging at the nanoscale level. He has won several awards, including being named a 2020 Sloan Research Fellow.

Brooke Eby
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Eby
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Driving Awareness Through Humor

Brooke Eby
Brooke
Eby
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| Alumnus, Business Information Systems

Driving Awareness Through Humor

Discover how Eby's unexpected diagnosis led her to use humor and social media influence to raise awareness and substantial funds for ALS research, defying the disease's devastating effects.

Zemichael Gebeyehu
Zemichael
Gebeyehu
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Student, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics

Taking On Tomorrow’s Challenges

Zemichael Gebeyehu
Zemichael
Gebeyehu
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| Student, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics

Taking On Tomorrow’s Challenges

Ethiopian international student Gebeyehu co-founded Lehigh’s Space Initiative Club. Gebeyehu aspires to collaborate with the United Nations to enhance space programs in developing nations.

Ready to Get Started?

Students who want to challenge themselves inside and outside the classroom while striving to make an impact on the world will find an ideal fit at Lehigh. Here, you’ll have a supportive learning and living experience that prepares you for the challenges of today, and tomorrow. Join us.

Bed Races
Student Life

Bed Races, which occur each year during Rivalry Week, feature decked-out student teams who race down a closed Packer Avenue to compete for the championship title.

Davison & Jagota research
Inspired Research

Researchers Davison and Jagota work on an NSF grant studying DNA-wrapped carbon nanotubes that detect molecular biomarkers for cancer and other diseases.

International Flag Parade
Global Perspective

Students from three dozen countries celebrate International Education Week with an annual Flag Parade. Lehigh is home to 1100+ international students.

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Tree Climbing
Innovative Academics

Earth & environmental science professor Michelle Elise Spicer ’12 ’14G trains students on tree-climbing safety as part of a forest ecology course.

Can AI Make Art?
Innovative Academics

The College of Arts & Sciences’ first-year seminar “Can AI Make Art” explores the role generative AI can play within creative and artistic work.

Go Beyond
On South Mountain

The campus community comes together for the announcement of a new philanthropic campaign goal, GO Beyond: The Campaign for Future Makers.

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Delaware Nation
Inspired Research

Lehigh commits to research and partnerships with Delaware Nation to help preserve and protect tribal nations.

GSIF
Innovative Academics

Lehigh Global Social Impact Fellows headed to the Philippines to explore sustainable solutions, addressing issues within low-income communities.

Faux Friday
Student Life

As part of Orientation weekend, hundreds of first-year students explore South Bethlehem restaurants as part of Faux Friday.

Linderman Library
On South Mountain

The Wall Street Journal ranks Lehigh No. 14 out of the 400 best colleges in America.

Breena Holland and Hynoik Choi
Inspired Research

Researchers have partnered with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection to understand and reduce toxic pollutants in Allentown.

Women’s Basketball at La Salle
Mountain Hawks

Lehigh Women’s Basketball makes history, scoring 106 points, which marked a single-game record for most points in a game, in a 106-60 win over La Salle. The previous record (103) was set in 1977 against Albright.

Compelling Perspectives
On South Mountain

Theresa May, former prime minister of the United Kingdom, discussed issues of national security as the inaugural speaker for the new Compelling Perspectives program.

Mountaintop Campus
Innovative Academics

Mountaintop Campus has a fresh new look for the academic year, embracing and implementing initiatives from the Strategic Plan.