Bulletin | Spring 2024

Bulletin Spring 2024

Cover of Lehigh Alumni Bulletin, spring 2024 edition, featuring an illustration of various artifacts and the headline 'secret rooms and ancient artifacts'

The Spring 2024 edition of the Lehigh Alumni Bulletin dives into drawings, fossils and other items from the past uncovered during the Clayton University Center at Packer Hall renovations. The magazine also highlights some of the entrepreneurs who have partnered with Lehigh Ventures Lab, including the creators of a glove to protect dogs from ticks and an app that could change how immigrant students in Africa bank. The issue recaps the first overseas trip as Lehigh president by Joseph J. Helble ’82 and showcases five professors who transformed music, theater, art and architecture at the university.

Illustration of people in historical clothing sitting and standing on steps outside Clayton University Center building.

Secret Rooms and Artifacts

Workers dismantling the interior of the Clayton University Center at Packer Hall find old drawings, fossils and other items from the past.

A person wearing a glove gently holding a happy-looking dog named Grace with a leash around its neck at Lehigh Ventures Lab.

Outside the Box

Meet the entrepreneurs in the Lehigh Ventures Lab whose ideas could change the way people date, bank, protect their dogs from ticks, and more.

Conductor, Paul Salerni, with baton smiling at the camera from the stage of an empty auditorium showcasing Lehigh University's exquisite architecture.

Take a Bow

As Future Makers, Paul Salerni, Steven Sametz, Augustine Ripa, Lucy Gans and Christine Ussler ’81 influenced generations of students. A campus community celebrates their legacy.

A Former War Correspondent, Sean Carberry, in military gear stands on a street with armored vehicles in the background.

Seeking Solace in the World's Most Dangerous Places

Sean Carberry ’91 writes about his time overseas in his new book, “Passport Stamps: Searching the World for a War to Call Home.”

President Joseph J. Helble in Latin America with a group of people from Lehigh University on a nature walk, engaged in an educational tour of Latin America.

A Visit to Latin America

In his first overseas trip as president, Joseph J. Helble ’82 connects with alumni, students.

A historic bridge adorned with patriotic banners over a small creek, surrounded by greenery, now holds a national designation.

Connecting History

A bridge in Hellertown, Pennsylvania rehabilitated by a group of Lehigh engineering students in 1994 has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.