Director, Editorial Services
Editor, Lehigh Bulletin
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
Mary Ellen Alu is director of editorial services in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. She is editor of the Lehigh Alumni Bulletin, published three times a year; and she has played a key role in other publications, including the College of Education’s Theory to Practice magazine and Lehigh Business, the annual magazine of the College of Business and Economics. She also writes and edits for Lehigh’s online news sites.
Alu joined Lehigh’s communications office in 2014 after a lengthy career in journalism. She worked as an editor for AOL’s online news service, Patch; as an editor and reporter for The Morning Call daily newspaper in Allentown, Pa.; and as a reporter for The Times Leader in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. She holds a Masters of Liberal Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Wilkes College (now university. She is the recipient of numerous writing and reporting awards.
Alu is a former co-president and board member of Families with Children from China – Lehigh Valley Chapter. She also served as an assistant troop leader for Girl Scout Troop 6008 based at St. Thomas More in Salisbury Township, Pa.
An emerging hydrogel material could help researchers develop new and more effective methods for delivering drugs taken orally.
A letter from Bulletin Editor Mary Ellen Alu.
One of 169 women who were part of Lehigh’s first coed class 50 years ago, Karen L. Stuckey ’75 later served as a trustee and the first woman president of the Lehigh University Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Helble ’82 held two hour-long conversations Tuesday with members of the Lehigh community, in person and virtually.
The Lehigh chemical engineering grad returns to his alma mater to lead the university that changed the course of his life.
Participants in the inaugural Music Master Mentor Program open for the famed bassist in SteelStacks performance.
Speakers encourage the Classes of 2025 and 2024 to find their passions, be curious and explore concepts beyond their academic cores.
Karen Stuckey ’75 represents Lehigh’s first coed class as it adopts the Class of 2025. It is also the first time that a woman alum presents an incoming class with its official flag.
A letter from the Bulletin Editor
Ana Dueñas addresses a gap in services for Latino children with autism who need early intensive behavioral intervention.
Art and science come together in unique textbook project supported by Lehigh Humanities Lab.
Lehigh holds two in-person Commencement ceremonies Monday for Class of 2021 undergraduates.
The Lehigh mechanical engineering and mechanics professor virtually addresses the Classes of 2020 and 2021.
UPDATE: In-person ceremony is held Saturday morning for undergraduates of the Class of 2020.
In order to safely celebrate graduates, the university will host two sessions for undergraduates in the Class of 2021. Additional, separate ceremonies are planned for the Class of 2020 and doctoral students from both classes.
Formal ceremony marks college expansion and ushers in new era of teaching and learning.
Bailey ’99G was recognized for his exceptional leadership as principal of Liberty High School in Bethlehem, Pa.
Daley will chair the Department of Community and Population Health.
‘It’s better to use the vaccine than to waste it,’ Caplan tells a virtual audience attending Lehigh’s Peter S. Hagerman ’61 Lecture in Ethics.
Hoelscher will help develop tenure and promotion guidelines for the college.
The expansion, originally scheduled to begin in 2020, was delayed due to COVID.
Five veteran journalists to address the increasingly important role of data journalism in communicating important social issues to the public.
The virtual summit, coordinated by the Lehigh Valley Inter-Regional Networking & Connecting Consortium (LINC), was held Thursday.
King, who had a 45-year career at Lehigh, had a gift for explaining 'the beauty' of mathematics.
Participants reflected on King’s book, published in 1967, ‘Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?’
The new director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences shares her vision for the program and her hopes for the future.
A New Partnership
Innovative program steeps Lehigh students in the ways of entrepreneurship.
Lehigh University Art Galleries puts democracy, in all its forms, on display.
Robert G. Wheeler ’50 donates collection to Lehigh University Art Galleries to serve as teaching tool.
New agreement, signed Dec. 17, will facilitate academic and student exchanges.
Belkin and Gupta are recognized as top undergraduate business professors.
Poets&Quants news website recognizes four Lehigh students who stood out in the nation’s Class of 2020 for their academic excellence.
Arthur C. Tauck Jr. ’53 ’79P is an innovator who changed the travel industry.
A conversation with Associate Dean of Graduate Programs Oliver Yao, the George N. Beckwith ’32 Professor in Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA).
Faculty moved with lightning speed when the pandemic hit.
A video of the beam being hoisted into place is shared during Lehigh’s Founder’s Day celebration Oct. 2.
The university honors the legacy of founder Asa Packer in video tribute and virtual events.
Lehigh develops creative approach to COVID-19-related problem.
‘Tip’ was the Bulletin’s Class of 1953 correspondent for 55 years
Dawn MacAllister ’85 recaps poignant conversations she’s had with her father, Tom MacAllister ’43.
Lehigh students quickly transitioned to online learning, but many longed to be back on campus.
Faculty, students, staff and alumni looked for ways to help their communities.
George Floyd killing prompts activism, candid dialogue.
Letters to the Editor
Move-In has a different feel, as will many of Lehigh’s treasured traditions in Fall 2020.
President John Simon noted that Lehigh has made significant investments in remote teaching and learning to ensure a rigorous academic experience.
The grants will support three separate education and special education projects.
Lehigh’s SEA-PHAGES lab and other labs began reopening in June to graduate students and research staff, as the state’s stay-at-home orders were eased.
The 18 middle- and high-school students selected for Lehigh's Music Master Mentor Program were instructed in technique, rehearsal and performance skills, composition and songwriting.
Melone, whose research ranged from tax policy to fantasy sports gambling, died July 7, 2020.
McAndrew is among an elite team of biostatisticians advising public and population health professionals on epidemics and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Daley will serve as the co-director of a new Institute for Indigenous Studies.
Daley has worked with American Indians since 1995 in Arizona, Connecticut, Kansas, Montana, New Mexico, South Dakota, and other other states.
The campus community begins a celebration of an institutional milestone with unique events, programs and projects.
Vistex Institute offers two new online courses to help leaders navigate in a virtual world.
Germán A. Cadenas studies the link between the development of critical consciousness and Hispanic DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students’ intent to persist at public universities.
Kangas examines through multiple studies how state and federal policies and structural issues in schools can be barriers to learning.
Shin-Yi Chou and Ernest Lai investigate how conflicting information figures into health decisions.
The university confers degrees in emotional, online tribute to graduates.
Tom Hammond will help lead efforts in implementing hands-on, socio-environmental investigations for high school students in three regions of the United States.
A Q&A with Zach G. Zacharia, associate professor of supply chain management and director of the Center for Supply Chain Research at the College of Business.
The university has so far delivered nearly 500 face shields to help hospitals and medical centers in their fight against the coronavirus.
How did Lehigh do it? An interview with Greg Reihman, vice provost for Library and Technology Services.
Thirty years ago, the Umoja House opened its doors on the Lehigh campus, becoming both a community and a haven for underrepresented students of color. This is the story behind the black student activism that led to the Umoja House founding in the aftermath of one of Lehigh’s darkest days—and the university’s continuing efforts to make Lehigh a more inclusive place.
Dylan Cato '16 and Karen Shihadeh Schaufeld '83 '15P '17P are co-founders of Altor Locks.
From The Simpsons to Ford v Ferrari, Lehigh and its alumni make a cultural splash.
Dent ’93G talks with the Bulletin about Washington, the politics of anger and the challenges for centrist problem-solvers
Family, friends and members of the Lehigh community celebrate Flowers’ installation Thursday as the Herbert J. and Ann L. Siegel Dean of the College.
A name change signals a new era of Lehigh’s College of Business.
Here’s a look back at the biggest Lehigh stories of the year.
Lehigh community gathers to recognize three decades of Umoja on campus.
The conference aimed to promote the exchange of ideas in data management, deep learning and other finance areas.
Event coincides with the 100-year anniversary celebration of ROTC at Lehigh.
Varley was a dedicated Lehigh faculty member for 46 years.
Russell Y.T. Chou specialized in ceramics materials and processing
Lehigh's Path to Prominence takes shape with the introduction of various new buildings on campus.
MLK Justice Panel discusses the evolution of campus activism.
The Lehigh community kicks off anniversary of Umoja House founding. More events planned.
Penske, a member of Lehigh’s Class of 1959, built a car dealership into Penske Corporation and Team Penske.
Day went to Sierra Leone as a Global Social Impact Fellow.
Five students in the College of Business inducted into the Alpha Alpha Alpha Honor Society.
Producer Ricky Kirshner ’82 holds 10 Emmy awards. His productions include the Super Bowl Halftime Show, the Tony Awards, presidential inaugurals and a host of other major events.
David Morency ’18 has begun his studies in China.
Save the Date: Financial Engineering Conference
Startup Academy Showcased on Nasdaq Tower in Times Square
The Theranos’ saga at heart of Lehigh’s third Peter S. Hagerman ’61 Lecture in Ethics.
Open house showcases new classrooms, faculty offices, study rooms and student zones.
The university receives state grant to help Allentown School District groom future principals.
Ribbon-cutting ceremony signals milestone along Lehigh’s Path to Prominence.
Presentations cap semester-long project in ‘Managing and Leading People in Organizations.’
Lehigh’s Engineers Without Borders outreach committee and Karen Beck Pooley's Parklets team create parklet to help improve the urban experience.
President John D. Simon urges doctoral candidates to ‘use your talents to the fullest.’
Lehigh alumni, experts offer career advice at student-run event at Iacocca Hall.
The College of Education graduate will assist with university-level English language education in Portugal and serve as a cultural ambassador for the United States.
The inaugural ceremony of Tri-Alpha Honor Society was held April 3 on campus.
The Emmy winning Kirshner ’82 is the force behind the Super Bowl halftime show, the Tony Awards and other cultural phenomena.
Education, labor and industry leaders to converge at Lehigh as part of an around-the-globe centenary celebration of the International Labor Organization, a United Nations agency.
Study observes how the interactions between technological growth and specialization patterns between native and immigrant workers affect wages earned by native workers.
Christopher Liang and Nicole L. Johnson explore how socialized gender roles can impact men’s and women’s health, contribute to rape culture and amplify cultural problems.
Lehigh’s ongoing implementation of its Path to Prominence plan can be seen in several projects, including SouthSide Commons and New Residential Houses.
Evelyn and Jim Piazza, whose son Tim died as a result of hazing, meet with Lehigh students in effort to save lives.
Medical Amnesty PSA: For Students, by Students
Lehigh FinTech Group brings intercollegiate hackathon to campus for the first time.
Peirce joins Lehigh’s College of Business and Economics following successful career with Wharton Executive Education.
Lehigh students, staff, faculty and administrators converge in the Poconos for a weekend-long retreat that explored 'The State of Our Union.'
BASD Superintendent Joseph Roy and psychologist Peter Langman sit down for a crucial conversation on school shooters.
This Biz Quiz came courtesy of Marina Puzakova, associate professor of marketing.
Parents who lost sons to hazing meet with Lehigh students to turn tragedy into progress.
Jim and Evelyn Piazza and Rich Braham will meet with Lehigh students on ‘Turning Tragedy into Progress.’
David Morency ’18 will earn a master’s in global affairs in China as part of the program.
The Baker Institute’s Hatchery hosts Demo Day for its student entrepreneurs.
New courses put stronger emphasis on business analytics, business communications and leadership.
Plans call for new three-story, 60-000-square-foot building as number of students and faculty increases.
DuPaul will be responsible for improving the robust research profile of the College of Education.
Zicheng Yu is the principal investigator as a research team studies the impact of Arctic Tundra peat expansion on climate change
Beckman Young Investigator Named
Students hone entrepreneurial skills in Silicon Valley startups
Photo gallery of the new SouthSide Commons and Chandler-Ullmann Hall renovations.
Tony-nominated choreographer Donald Byrd discusses art as a means to social change
Lehigh continues to move forward with plans for new College of Health.
LUAG loans out ‘Nude Dressing Hair’ for unique Glackens-Renoir art exhibit.
Using Virtual Reality to Diagnose Glaucoma
Winners: 2018 Leonard P. Pool Memorial Prize
Nick Dykstra ’73 has followed career opportunities from New York to Washington and beyond.
Suzanne Daugherty ’86 is the first woman, and longest serving, CFO at PJM Interconnection, which operates the high-voltage electric power system in all or parts of 13 states and Washington, D.C.
The new core curriculum in the College of Business and Economics emphasizes analytics and business communication.
College of Business and Economics and Center for Ethics host impact symposium.
A conversation with Samantha Dewalt, managing director of the Lehigh@NasdaqCenter.
A college initiative is to share knowledge and expertise with the Bethlehem community.
The new dean of the College of Education talks about his priorities and the challenges facing today’s educators.
New student living facility on track to open for 2019-2020 academic year.
Lehigh installs 25 additional ‘smart’ waste-and-recycling bins across campus in continuing efforts in sustainability.
Professor Kashi Johnson encourages first-year students to ‘step outside that comfort zone.’
Lehigh students in the Baker Institute’s inaugural summer Hatchery program showcase and celebrate their projects on Demo Day.
Summer program links Lehigh students and entrepreneurs.
Beth Galetti ’93 oversees one of the largest workforces in the tech industry. Unafraid of new challenges, she’s also helping to launch a new health care venture.
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina delivered Lehigh’s inaugural Peter S. Hagerman ’61 Lecture in Ethics. Her address on ‘Why Ethics and Respect Matter’ helped launch the new Center for Ethics.
Students of an art, architecture and design course and the journalism department work together on a pedestrian bridge project.
Lehigh University Art Galleries' new satellite exhibit opens at Fairchild-Martindale Library.
New endeavor aims to advance the study and practice of ethics at Lehigh.
Neuroscientist Daniel Babcock is using fruit fly research to pave the way to treatments for Parkinson’s and other diseases.
College of Education faculty will help train teachers for education network in Peru.
As Lehigh expands its efforts in sustainability, it makes a pledge to buy more of its food from local farms and humane sources.
The 75-minute ceremony was marked with cheers and lengthy applause.
University and city officials join in milestone moment as Lehigh breaks ground for new student living facility.
About 600 students from across disciplines put their work on display Thursday in four-hour expo in Building C on the Mountaintop campus.
The 2018 Symposium on Teaching and Learning focuses on innovative techniques for engaging and guiding students and for interacting with the community.
The Lehigh Student Chapter of the United States Association for Energy Economics to co-host symposium with renowned experts from government, industry and academia.
A Lehigh team, led by Alec Bodzin, develops an innovative geospatial curriculum to help build students’ STEM-related skills.
David A. Griffith examines reciprocal value-sharing in manufacturer-retailer relationships.
College of Education team evaluates community health worker training program in Haiti.
Entrepreneur Jessie Garcia ’12 ’13G develops a device for recognizing potentially concussive hits in sports.
Innovator Kashi Johnson’s 'Act Like You Know' hip-hop theatre course celebrates a decade of memorable acts with its 10th anniversary show at the Zoellner Arts Center in April. A
Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and 2016 Republican presidential candidate delivers inaugural Peter S. Hagerman ‘61 Lecture in Ethics.
New exhibit in Linderman Library showcases historical charts, maps, graphs and other images that show the importance of data visualization.
As Lehigh launches its Center for Ethics, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO comes to campus to address “Why Ethics and Respect Matter.”
Scholars, activists and community organizers to shed light on human rights issues faced by the LGBTQ+ community in Africa.
Artist-in-Residence Karyn Olivier builds a wall inside the LUAG Main Gallery.
The new residential facility will provide housing for more than 420 students.
IBE students develop product that utilizes virtual reality technology to administer a field test that would screen for glaucoma.
Campus Architectural Details
Through a series of ambitious infrastructure projects, Lehigh aims to encourage creativity and collaboration.
For Gelsey Bell ’04, art is an essential part of living.
Three winning creations of the Lehigh University Design Collective are among seven new functional yet highly artistic bike racks installed over the summer in South Side Bethlehem.
Provost Patrick V. Farrell updates university community at Town Hall meetings.
Klaudia Jazwinska ’18 is the first Lehigh student to win the award in 40 years.
The university pledges to buy at least 20 percent of its food from sustainable sources by 2020.
Several assistant professors and professors of practice have joined the College faculty.
Launched in 2017, ilLUminate has three platforms—online posts, podcasts and an Executive Edge video series—that offer thoughtful perspectives from the college’s faculty, alumni and students on complex issues and questions related to business.
IEX CEO Brad Katsuyama, the subject of Michael Lewis’ best-seller Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt, brought his “David among Goliaths” story to Baker Hall and detailed his efforts to restore balance and trust to the stock market.
Lehigh’s Board of Trustees approves next step in two ‘Path to Prominence’ projects.
Lehigh’s Chief Investment Officer Kristin Agatone helps students manage about $420,000 in investment funds.
Lehigh’s Marketing Club and Fusion create an advertising campaign for the United Nations to boost employees' sustainability efforts.
An IBE team is helping to develop and market a device for recognizing concussive hits in football.
Poets&Quants for Undergrads names two Lehigh students among the ‘Best and Brightest’ business majors in the nation’s Class of 2017.
Students assess organizational behavior in the real world.
Lehigh expands opportunities for students, faculty and alumni with new West Coast initiatives.
Can a virtual encounter with a whale help to enhance the writing fluency of students with special needs?
A Model Drawing Strategy holds promise in helping students with learning disabilities learn math.
Lehigh to open new clinic to help children with autism gain language and social skills.
College of Business and Economics focuses on data privacy and security issues at its annual impact symposium.
President John D. Simon urges members of the Class of 2021 to ‘speak up, speak out, question things’ in this challenging time in the nation’s history.
The university will offer full scholarships to a ‘posse’ of 10 students from the Bay Area each academic year.
Lehigh revives its Baja SAE team.
Commencement by the Numbers
Lehigh Alumni Startup Named to Forbes’ Finest
Seven Cadets from Lehigh, DeSales and Kutztown universities were commissioned into the U.S. Army as 2nd Lieutenants at the 98th Commissioning ceremony.
Committee identifies six potential themes for Lehigh's college of health.
Denton Burrows ’11 takes to the road with his art
Religion scholar John L. Esposito, an expert on Islam, delivered the 2017 Baccalaureate address. He is founding director of the Alaweed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University.
Lehigh’s baseball field has a new name—the J. David Walker Field at Legacy Park.
Two alumni leaders reflection on Lehigh
The community arts project includes three designs by Lehigh students.
Lehigh University is collaborating with the City of Bethlehem and other partners to rehab blighted properties into manufacturing space for startups.
Women in Business student group hosts third annual conference that aims to inspire students as they prepare to launch their careers.
Creativity expert delivers COE’s Distinguished Lecture Series on ‘Revolutionizing Education.'
Author and TED talk contributor will be at Lehigh as part of COE’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
S. McKay Price was named in Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) rankings for 2012-2016.
Parents are essential in child language development, says Brook Sawyer. Her work on Parents Plus: Language Coach helps strengthen parents' abilities to help their children.
Robin Hojnoski develops measures to screen preschoolers’ literacy skills and give teachers tools to boost support.
Julia Lechuga is working with community groups at the El Paso-Ciudad Juárez border to reduce risky behaviors among drug users and curtail the spread of infectious diseases.
PwC Chairman Tim Ryan delivers message on the importance of diversity and inclusion.
Day-long conference focuses on Shapiro’s contributions to school psychology.
Subject of ‘Flash Boys’ talks about ‘speed bumps’ and restoring balance to the stock market.
Joseph J. Roy '09 Ph.d. is Pa.'s Superintendent of the Year.
Ken 'The Hammer' Tarby was at home with thermodynamics and with Johnny Carson.
The Rev. Sharon Washington Risher addresses the process of forgiveness in MLK talk.
Here's the answer to the Biz Quiz 2016.
Proposed COE pilot study would examine whether virtual reality can enhance students’ writing fluency.
'Avenger’s Jello' and other aptly named dishes were served.
The portrait was given to lehigh in 1961.
Lehigh administrators and faculty offer international students guidance and support in aftermath of tense presidential campaign season.
The Lehigh-Lafayette rivalry game was played for the 152nd time Saturday, Nov. 19. Lehigh won, 45-21.
Faces of Lehigh
Lehigh University School Study Council hosts ‘Politics and Possibilities’ event.
A conversation with David E. Welsh, executive director of Lehigh University Executive Education.
Six teams compete in 2016 Collins Family Real Estate Competition.
Who has the right to decide how much someone gets paid?
Two marketing graduates follow their passions and pursue creative fields.
A President's Scholar, he was among three students selected to speak at 2016 Honors Convocation.
At Aspen Ideas Festival, Dean Georgette Chapman Phillips joins fellow educators in addressing the need for a holistic education.
Olya Voronetskaya '17 soaks ‘everything up' in London.
The second annual conference was held in the Spring 2016 semester.
Lehigh receives $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation for Strategies Project.
The College of Business and Economics hosts a symposium on salary issues.
A professor of Counseling Psychology at Lehigh and a doctoral student team up to provide workshops in Shanghai for practicing counseling psychology professionals.
Cathy Engelbert ’86 moves up six places, to No. 15.
Lehigh’s innovative Mountaintop program challenges students to take intellectual risks.
The National Center for Education Statistics released data on English language learners for school year 2013-2014.
In a world that has become more connected, Lehigh faculty have become an integral part of the international dialogue.
Researchers are developing an online tool to educate parents of preschool children with language impairments about techniques to promote their children's language skills.
Educator Geoffrey Canada, who rose to national prominence as the head of the Harlem Children's Zone, speaks on the "Promise of Charter Schools."
Lee Kern, director of the Center for Promoting Research to Practice and professor of Special Education, received a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to adapt Tier 2 behavior interventions for elementary school children.
Prestigious national award given to lifelong educator for his contributions to the training of school psychologists.
The Lehigh University-Caring for Cambodia partnership takes an innovative approach to sustainable education.
The College of Education publishes100 Years of Excellence.
In an increasingly diverse society, schools are challenged with providing all students with an effective education. Here's what they can do.
Six teams examine the feasibility of developers' proposals for office, housing and retail buildings in South Side Bethlehem.
In interviews and research, faculty look for a way forward.
A Very Special Alumni Weekend
Researchers in the College of Education have been awarded grants from the U.S. Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences to develop programs and monitoring tools to help preschool and elementary school children in language, behavior and literacy.
The Institute of Education Sciences grants will be used for language, behavior and literacy initiatives.
Sedale Threatt Jr. ’08 says he feels fortunate to have role in historical production.
Entrepreneur Sanjay Shah ’89G has a passion for technology and solving problems.
More than 100 graduates recognized in Doctoral Hooding Ceremony.
Lehigh’s College of Education celebrates its remarkable history and looks to the future.
Dr. Barb Plohocki, director of Environmental Health and Safety, issues message on results of water testing.
An alum and his wife help set the standard for education in a country once torn by genocide.
Brainstorming sessions among faculty and staff explore ways to best invest $250 million in funding.
Successful Lehigh alums share strategies for the workforce at Women in Business conference.
Jim Donovan’s namesake was lawyer and master negotiator.
Joe Kender ’87, ’93G steps down after eight years as Lehigh’s Vice President of Advancement
Students in Lehigh's 3D Design Foundations classes join with Lehigh University Art Galleries (LUAG) to make art more accessible to those with vision loss and other disabilities.
Lehigh alum Perry Smith '87 and his family rescue a piglet, and the story goes viral.
A Lehigh professor helps develop a low-cost, user-friendly way to protect credit card information from theft.
Lehigh proves fertile ground for new crop of toy inventors.
Lehigh to be anchor tenant in new South Side development
Africana Studies program awarded $500,000 NEH challenge grant that will be used to create endowment to expand public humanities initiatives
The Oscar-winning film Spotlight, which chronicles The Boston Globe’s 2002 investigation into the Catholic Church’s cover-up of clergy sex abuse, has put journalist Marty Baron ’76, ’76G, ’14H in the spotlight himself.
Prof. Edward S. Shapiro receives prestigious national award—and standing ovation.
Full-time program is geared toward career changers and career enhancers.
An IBE team examines the feasibility of a company’s expansion into Latin America.
David E. Welsh brings more than 18 years of professional experience to the role.
Perry Smith ’87 and his family found the piglet during January’s historic snow storm.
Conversation to follow with alum Marty Baron, editor of The Boston Globe during its probe of Catholic Church’s cover-up of clergy sex abuse.
Activist Bree Newsome says her decision to take down Confederate flag was ‘deeply personal.’
We tested your business knowledge in the inaugural issue of Lehigh Business.
NEH award will be used to create endowment to expand public humanities initiatives.
Lehigh University takes a look back at the biggest stories of the year.
A middle-schooler creates winning image for College of Business and Economics’ holiday card.
Public art project conceived by Lehigh students.
Lehigh University Police Department to move headquarters to Packer Avenue.
Economics Prof. Todd Watkins was named executive director of the Martindale Center for the Study of Private Enterprise.
Lehigh's iconic images featured on buttons for the Sesquicentennial.
A Lehigh team helps Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village evaluate its programs for youths orphaned during or after 1994 genocide.
Geoffrey Canada, in an appearance at Lehigh, touts education reform.
Lehigh students hold candlelight vigil in tribute to victims of terrorist attacks around the world.
A moving ROTC and Veterans Day ceremony was held Wednesday at Lehigh.
CBE alumni inspire students during WSC Financial Services Forum
College of Business and Economics hosts impact symposium to foster dialogue on workplace diversity.
A career conference and cookie conference are among club’s efforts.
A conversation with Georgette Chapman Phillips, dean of the College of Business and Economics
Glenn DuPaul ’14 is using his analytical skills to help the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets.
The new M2, the Master of Science in Management program, welcomes its inaugural class.
We’ll test your business knowledge in each issue of Lehigh Business.
Economics professor Todd A. Watkins succeeds Rich Aronson, who retired.
Faces of Lehigh
Organization founded by the KPMG Foundation is recognized as a “Bright Spot.”
Lehigh alum and trustee Joseph R. Perella ’64 ’06H is the documentary’s executive producer.
Pasi Sahlberg delivers the College of Education’s inaugural John Stoops lecture.
In a world that has becoming more connected, Lehigh faculty have become an integral part of the international dialogue surrounding education—particularly in regions where educational reform is undergoing intense scrutiny.
An update on the Centennial School
Recently released data from the National Center for Education Statistics
A Lehigh University professor is challenging long-held beliefs about how mothers can best connect with their infants.
On Aug. 27, 2014, a trial court in California issued a decision that invalidated three statutory employment protections for public school teachers as violations of the state constitution.
When public schools face financial challenges, arts and music programs often are the first casualties. Do distressed schools have much of an option? What's the effect on education?
Innovative study aims to track how principals use their time and how that might correlate with student achievement.
The College kicks off its observances Thursday with the inaugural John Stoops lecture series.
Education activist Diane Ravitch, in an appearance at Lehigh, argues that public schools must be saved for a future generation of children.
Education reform advocate Geoffrey Canada will address “The Promise of Charter Schools” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in Baker Hall.
Faculty combines expertise to develop evidence-based strategies.
As Lehigh University celebrates its Sesquicentennial during this 2015-16 academic year, the College of Education also marks two key anniversaries—100 years of education at Lehigh and 50 years of education as a College.
Campus Square renamed in honor of former Lehigh president, Greg Farrington, and his wife, Jean.
CBE hosts impact symposium to foster dialogue on workplace diversity.
Loretta Ross will discuss "Reproductive Justice in the 21st Century.”
The new M2, the Masters of Science in Management Program, welcomes its inaugural class.
Teams of Lehigh education leadership students propose innovative schools to promote learning.
Todd A. Watkins talks about his vision for the Martindale Center, which he calls ‘one of Lehigh’s gems.’
An Introductory Global CO2 Model was published in July.
Loyal alumni return to South Mountain to reunite with classmates.
Obscure rituals, sacred objects and secret societies inhabited the exhibition el otro lado del alma: Syncretisms in Contemporary Cuban Photography
The Lehigh teams, student-athletes and events worth watching in 2015-16.
Lehigh football coach Andy Coen says the Mountain Hawks are poised to bounce back in 2015.
Chester Toye '17 captures students' images as part of a public art project.
Cathy Engelbert '86 helped Lehigh clinch its first East Coast Conference women's basketball title. Now as CEO of Deloitte LLP, she's making history as the first woman to head a U.S. professional services firm.
Lehigh grad student aims to improve walkability, and perceptions, on Bethlehem’s South Side
Journalist Bill Moyers addresses politics, Selma and global warming
Tim Hyland reflects on the latest edition of the Lehigh Bulletin.
A counseling psychologist helps inner-city youth develop strategies to succeed.
Historian Eric Foner sits down for a Q&A during visit to Lehigh.
Anthony Brichta ’04, ’05G has opened the first distillery in Allentown since Prohibition.
Lehigh graduates are urged to keep alive ‘respect for the life of the mind.’
Georgette Phillips was appointed dean of the College of Business and Economics in July 2014. In this article, she answers 10 questions for Charlotte Clarke, Financial Times reporter.
An assistant professor of Educational Leadership challenges Diane Ravitch’s arguments against education reform.
PayScale studied the best “return on investment” over 20 years.
College of Business and Economics honors students for academic achievement and faculty for contributions to student success.
Veteran journalist Bill Moyers bemoaned 'a failure of nerve' in hour-long talk that opened and closed with standing ovations.
Lehigh showcases its business curriculum at national symposium.
Award-winning broadcast journalist to speak on threats to democracy.
Inaugural Women in Business conference solicits advice from successful alums.
Four engineers and an economist seek to harness the abounding energy of the ocean's waves.
Five people will receive honorary degrees at commencement exercises on Monday, May 18.
College Rank puts library high on its top 50 list of most amazing college libraries.
The U.S. News and World Report releases its Graduate School Rankings.
The Jewish Studies program expands its reach under a new director.
Lou Stoumen’s war years photos were among the black-and-white images recently displayed in The Gallery at Rauch Business Center.
The 3 percent increase is expected to be among the lowest at colleges and universities across the country.
Mooi Choo Chuah, a versatile pioneer, is named an IEEE Fellow
Rivalry 150 proved to be an amazing occasion for the Lehigh community
A researcher and former journalist studies the influence of social media on politics and news consumption
Lehigh baseball star Justin Pacchioli ’15 is one of the region’s top pro prospects
John Simon has distinguished himself in academia with his world-class research, his thoughtful leadership and, perhaps most tellingly, his willingness to put the interests of others above his own.
New playing fields and stands will enhance the Goodman campus for players and fans
A message from Interim President Kevin L. Clayton ’84, ’13P
Lehigh men’s lacrosse seniors Matt Poillon, Dan Taylor and Lukas Mikelinich have been selected in the 2015 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft
Peter Costa, director of Lehigh's Health Advancement & Prevention Strategies Office, was recently recruited by the CDC to help in the national response to the Ebola scare.
A letter from the editor, Tim Hyland
Lehigh graduate completes cross-country bike trip to support organization for hearing-impaired children
Through photography, lacrosse star Carli Sukonik ’15 finds unexpected inspiration
University community mourns the passing of Robert E. Zoellner '54
Catherine Engelbert ‘86 makes history with her election as Deloitte’s next chief executive officer.
A Case for Public Education
Scholars to reappraise race, religion and revolution today.
An alum parlays his skills into a job with NBA’s Brooklyn Nets.
The student-staffed Community Voices Clinic provides free counseling services to South Bethlehem residents.
IBE students explore rotary flight and the fundamentals of business
The Zoellner Arts Center is testament to Zoellner’s deep commitment to Lehigh University.
Lehigh University takes a look back at the biggest stories of the year.
Richard Verma ’90 is top U.S. diplomat in world's largest democracy.
The Martindale Center director and legendary economics professor has taught more students than any other professor in Lehigh’s history.
College Factual recognizes CBE in its ranking of top U.S. schools for a major in finance.
Arup SenGupta is cited by the National Academy of Inventors for technologies.
Mooi Choo Chuah, a versatile pioneer, is named an IEEE Fellow.
Director of Health Advancement & Prevention Strategies Peter Costa will devote two days a week to national effort.
Lehigh University Awards are given out once a year at annual Lehigh Faculty and Staff Appreciation Dinner.
Jackie Krasas fills new position as associate dean for interdisciplinary programs. Cameron Wesson becomes associate dean for undergraduate programs
Psychologist Gordon Moskowitz is studying whether stereotypes influence physicians' thinking and behavior
Murray Itzkowitz is a leading voice in the conservation of the endangered Leon Springs pupfish
Benjamin Wright studied 23 Greek manuscripts that purport to tell the story of Aristeas
Archaeologist David Small is the recipient of a Core Fulbright Scholar award to teach and conduct research at the University of Crete in Rethymnon in Greece
Robert Flowers investigates compounds that can be used to carry out electron transfer reactions to produce free radicals
Jean Soderlund's research focuses on the relationship between the Lenape Indians and Dutch, Swedish and British settlers
Anne Meltzer has been named the first holder of the Francis J. Trembley Chair in Earth and Environmental Sciences
Jayeon Lee examines social media’s effects on millenials’ perceptions and attitudes in political communication and the interpretation of news
Found object art has led Susan Kart to reconsider the history of sculpture
Barbara Pavlock explores issues central to the poetics of the Roman poet Ovid
Undergraduate chemistry student is making use of prominent fellowship to study fluorine
An international collaboration of leading jazz musicians will culminate in a 2015 tour
Constance Cook helps examine the topic of miraculous births of ancestral founders
This issue of the magazine explores the topic of leadership and the impact of CAS students, faculty, and alumni
Designer Erica Hoelscher teamed with the Idiopathic Ridiculopathy Consortium theatre to develop costumes and scenery for a production of Eugene Ionesco’s Rhinoceros
Amy Shotmeyer ’05 credits family with successful career
Lehigh University environmental policy design graduate student Dan Coviello ’13 ’15G is revolutionizing youth engagement at the United Nations
Matt Berman ’94 and Andrew Kotchen ’94 run an architectural firm that specializes in historic visions
Clare DeNicola ’85 has a passion for creating effective communications and helping her clients grow their businesses
Lehigh’s Community Fellows program draws on a legacy of bridge building to shape tomorrow’s leaders.
MLK Committee presents two lectures Wednesday as part of its series to celebrate the life and legacy of the slain civil rights activist.
iPhones, iPads and Kindle are changing how students learn.
Lehigh University Choral Arts will perform at the prestigious concert venue during The Rivalry 150 weekend.
Lehigh students are developing four games that pit the university against rival Lafayette.
Michael A. Smith was commissioned by Broward County, Florida, in 1989 to document its residents and their surroundings.
Lehigh’s Energy Research Center is helping to develop and test methods of using carbon dioxide from oil- and coal-fired power plants to enhance the extraction of geothermal energy from underground aquifers and rock formations.
Hector Muñoz-Avila will head the NSF's Robust Intelligence Cluster,
Designer Erica Hoelscher helped make costumes and scenery for a production of Eugene Ionesco’s play Rhinoceros.
Drew Endy returned to Lehigh in September as a Howard Hughes Visiting Scholar.
A letter from the editor of The Bulletin
The relationships among the Lenape Indians and colonists are at the core of new book
Scholars to explore race, religion and revolution in today’s world
'Found Objects' examines the work of Moustapha Dimé
My evolving view of a great university
Jade Van Streepen’s success, both on the court and off, is pushing Lehigh volleyball forward
The Herbert A. Roemmele ’53 Global Commons will be a two-story atrium with a main floor and mezzanine.
Rivalry Weekend will be the biggest gathering ever of Lehigh alumni.
The Enduring Value of Lehigh’s Vision for College Athletics
Students take risks and find success as the Mountaintop initiative surges forward
Private equity expert D. Brooks Zug ’67 was keynote speaker in the Donald M. Gruhn ’49 Distinguished Finance Speaker Series Oct. 21.
Former Lehigh trustees Ralph Albert Thomas ’76, ‘77G, ‘16P and Peter Bennett ’63, ‘93P were conferred Emeritus status.
Providing early exposure to college gets the next generation thinking about their academic futures.
Yes, it’s been played more than any other rivalry game in the country. But to hear Lehigh football alums tell it, that’s not the only reason why ‘The Rivalry’ stands out above the rest.
A two-day conference will examine the future of an academic field.
Ricardo Viera awarded Latino Lifetime Achievement Award.
A look at teachers union membership over 30 years.
When President Barack Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 into law, it was the first time in 30 years that nutrition standards had been improved for the school meals program.
Researchers are assessing data to determine what interventions work best for students with severe behavioral problems.
Professor works with preschool teachers to implement strategies to increase mathematical focus in learning centers.
Lehigh faculty are integral to the international dialogue surrounding education. Here is a look at their global initiatives.
A Mountaintop team aims to help caseworkers forge ties with troubled families to gauge county services and help children thrive.
Annual event honors founder’s legacy, university leaders and accomplished scholars.
New book looks at role of school leaders in diverse student populations.
Lehigh's new apiary sits alongside the College of Education's Organic Education Garden.
Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a 'war on poverty' with initiatives that came to include Head Start.
In the battle over public education, reformers and teachers unions stand on opposing sides. Are unions getting in the way of much needed school reform? Or are reformers seeking to privatize education?
Pilot project aimed to measure how school principals spend each day.
Obscured by the rancor of the school reform debate is this fact: Socio-economic status is the most relevant determinant of student success in school.
When President Barack Obama signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 into law, it was the first time in 30 years that nutrition standards had been improved for the school meals program.
Jerry Bidlack made music “a part of their lives.”
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson called apps-plus-handheld-devices "a watershed moment in civilization." The most powerful tools ever imagined, he said, "are in the hand of essentially everyone." Scott Garrigan, professor of practice of Teaching, Learning, and Technology at Lehigh, explains how technology is empowering students.
A new book follows the fortunes of the freed slaves who returned to Africa from Brazil
ducation in America is at a crossroads. Lehigh's commitment to innovative research and focus on applying research to practice allow College of Education faculty to help shape education and mental-health policy across the nation and beyond.
Alex “Dr. O” Ostapenko took the most pride in his students’ successes.”