Kurt Pfitzer

Editor and Writer Emeritus (Retired January 2018)
Office of Communications and Public Affairs

Chief Ed Shupp Retiring After Four Decades With LUPD

Colleagues praise his dedication, professionalism and integrity.

Richard Verma '90: A 'Most Consequential Envoy'

Richard Verma '90 served as U.S. ambassador to India from 2015 to 2017.

The Convergence of Man and Machine

Interacting with data to unlock its potential

Four Questions with Benjamin G. Wright

Benjamin G. Wright, University Distinguished Professor of Religion Studies, studies the origins of Christianity and history of Judaism. His eight books include a commentary on The Letter of Aristeas and a translation of The Book of Ben Sira.

A Lehigh Team Helps State Prison System Save Millions

A group of Lehigh engineers who collaborated with Pennsylvania’s Department of Corrections (PADOC) develop a first-of-its-kind optimization model.

In Memoriam: Donald M. Bolle, Former Dean of Engineering

His colleagues remember him as a gracious man and a supportive, decisive leader.

John Coulter Named to ASEE Engineering Research Council Board of Directors

His three-year term with the leadership organization runs through 2020.

Lehigh Named to President’s Circle of CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion

The select group of leaders will engage members of campus communities in diversity initiatives.

An Armenian Peace Prescription

A scholar urges Armenia to normalize relations with its neighbors.

Faculty, Students Lead Way at IEEE Photonics Conference

In nine presentations, researchers cover lasers, devices, materials and other topics.

Lehigh Philosophy Conference to Focus on Early Modern Women Philosophers

Organizers say the annual international event on Oct. 19-20 will be a ‘recovery project.’

Study Reveals Untapped Creativity in U.S. Workforce

Arts alumni take differing views of the applicability of creativity to non-arts jobs, researchers find.

'A great citizen of Lehigh'

Jim Gunton, former dean and renowned physicist, to be honored at retirement symposium.

A Tunnel to Lower-Cost Solar Cells

Nicholas Strandwitz receives DOE grant to explore promising fabrication technique.

Wonpil Im Wins Prestigious German Research Honor

The Bessel Award will support his use of computational biophysics to fight drug-resistant bacteria.

What Holds Our Universe Together?

String theory, says Sera Cremonini, connects Einstein and quantum mechanics, and the Big Bang with black holes.

Schematic: The Effects of Pollution from a Coal-Fired Power Plant

Economics professors study the effects of sulfur dioxide emissions from a coal-fired power plant on baby birth weights

A Step Forward in Bioengineering

Longtime BioE program director Anand Jagota to serve as Founding Chair.

OCM’s New Hope for Breast Cancer Patients

Computer-aided diagnostic technique could reduce need for second surgeries, researchers say.

Mapping a Millennium of Metaphorical Changes

Researchers shed light on the evolution of terms like “shedding light.”