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Lehigh University Named Recipient of HEED Award

The Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award recognizes outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion on a national level.

Message from LUPD to Campus Regarding Incident on 9.16.19

LUPD Chief Jason Schiffer details emergency response.

Team Discovers Polymorph Selection During Crystal Growth Can Be Thermodynamically Driven

Studying colloidal crystallization, Lehigh scientists show that kinetic effects may be unable to fully explain the appearance of structural transformations and that surface thermodynamics can be critical for driving transformations between crystal structures.

Lehigh Celebrates Grand Opening of Cafe at FML

The Cafe at FML officially opened to students, faculty and staff Wednesday afternoon.

Lehigh Ranked Among Nation’s Finest Research Universities

The university has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s outstanding research universities.

Theranos Whistleblower Tyler Shultz to Speak at Lehigh

Shultz will deliver the Peter S. Hagerman ‘61 Lecture in Ethics.

Lehigh to Host Robot Learning Workshop

The two-day October workshop is the second in a series of NSF-funded conferences and lectures hosted by the Institute for Data, Intelligent Systems, and Computation (I-DISC).

Crochet Coral Reef Exhibit to Open Sept. 12

The unique and colorful woolen installations put focus on climate change.

Historic Chandler-Ullmann Hall Reopens After Extensive Renovation

Open house showcases new classrooms, faculty offices, study rooms and student zones.

Legendary Journalist Carl Bernstein to Deliver 40th Annual Tresolini Lecture

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist joins a long line of influential scholars to speak at this annual event.

Message to Lehigh Community Regarding Mumps

The following message was sent to the campus community on August 21, 2019.  

President Simon Announces Search Committee for Provost/VP Academic Affairs

The individual selected for this role will succeed Pat Farrell, who steps down at the end of this academic year.

Sunrise on the South Side

Lehigh, its partners in the community and the City of Bethlehem join forces to foster South Bethlehem’s resurgence.

Not in Gotham Anymore: Bioethics of Treating a Torturer’s PTSD Explored in Comic-Book Form

In her comic-book paper, Lehigh neuroscientist and artist Ann E. Fink explores the true tale of a psychiatrist and his traumatized patient, and argues that healing trauma entails obligations to society.

Lehigh University Convocation Kicks Off 'Year of Shared Responsibility'

Convocation marked the official start of the 2019-2020 academic year. 

Move-In Day Celebrates Class of 2023’s Arrival

The atmosphere is jubilant as first-year students arrive on campus and move into dorms.

Lehigh to Implement Residency Program for Aspiring School Leaders

The university receives state grant to help Allentown School District groom future principals.

It's Happening

This summer, Lehigh is scheduled to begin construction on its Health, Science and Technology building, which will be home to the new College of Health. The New Residential Houses are taking shape further up the hill, and the SouthSide Commons residential facility is nearly complete at Brodhead and Packer avenues. 

Connecting With the Hispanic Center

On the same Wednesday that Kawash and the other Lehigh tutors were helping with homework at Cathedral Church, two of Lehigh’s health equity interns were blocks away at the Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley on East Fourth Street. The center and adjacent Fowler Community Wellness Center (St. Luke’s University Health Network is also a partner) are community hubs, where people gather to eat, play dominoes and bingo, get help finding jobs and access medical care and other services.

Supportive Community

It’s close to 4 p.m. on a Wednesday in April, when a small group of students from Fountain Hill Elementary School bound into a large basement room at the Cathedral Church of the Nativity, blocks from the western part of the Lehigh campus. The youngsters are ready, first, for snacks, before diving into homework. They gravitate toward the Lehigh students who come here regularly in late afternoon to help them with their reading and other core subjects.