Bulletin | Fall 2023

Bulletin Fall 2023

Fall 2023 Bulletin Cover

As Lehigh implements its new strategic plan, Inspiring the Future Makers, the Lehigh Alumni Bulletin highlights numerous alumni, faculty and students who are making a difference in their communities and beyond. The Fall 2023 edition also explores the potential impact of generative AI on higher education and includes coverage of the Compelling Perspectives series, which launched with Theresa May, MP, prime minister of the United Kingdom from 2016 to 2019. Also, learn about Lehigh’s original football cannon, which has been lost, found, lost again and now refurbished for its 75th year on campus.

President’s Letter:
Let's Roll Up Our Sleeves

Editor's Letter:
Making a Difference

Alumni Letter:
Let's Keep the Momentum Going

Lehigh Future Makers Illustration

A Wide Community of Future Makers

These alumni, faculty and students are among those making a difference in their communities—and beyond— through their research, advocacy and entrepreneurship.

AI at Lehigh

Harnessing Generative AI

What does generative artificial intelligence mean for higher education? Promising or problematic?

Compelling Perspectives ft. The Rt. Hon. Theresa May, MP

Compelling Perspectives Launches with Theresa May

Mrs. May spoke on national security and reflected on her career in politics.

Jason Schiffer and Chris Houtz with Lehigh cannon

Lost, Found, Then Lost Again

A brass cannon donated to Lehigh 75 years ago has been recovered and restored.

Illustration of power lines fire research

Schematic: Predicting Wildfires

Research by Professor Paolo Bocchini and doctoral student Xinyue Wang provides the methodology for predicting when powerline ignition is likely in high winds.

Maps Exhibit

A Love of Maps and a Legacy

A new exhibit in Linderman Library will include maps dating back to the 16th through 18th centuries.