Student Life

Welcome Lehigh Classes of 2024 and 2025

The weekend was filled with excitement as Lehigh University welcomed more than 1,500 first-year students as they moved into residential halls and attended orientation events. The annual Rally officially recognized the Classes of 2024 and 2025.


Understanding Earthquakes

Seismologist Anne Meltzer talks about the rapid response to the Pedernales Earthquake in Ecuador.

153rd Commencement

A Graduation Recap

Congratulations to Lehigh’s Classes of 2020 and 2021

Lehigh's 153rd Commencement

Lehigh University celebrated the Classes of 2020 and 2021 with a weekend of ceremonies at Goodman Stadium.

Welcoming Lehigh's 15th President

Introducing Joseph J. Helble '82, the 15th President of Lehigh University

Joseph J. Helble, ’82, will be the 15th president of Lehigh University. Helble previously served as provost at Dartmouth College.

Lehigh How To

Bicycle Tips and Tricks

Lehigh marketing manager Dave Pryor shares important tips for getting ready for a bike ride—and changing a flat tire.

Lehigh How To

How To Make Deep Dish Pizza

Matt Veto, professor of practice of journalism and communications at Lehigh, is allowed to cook only one thing in his house: his Chicago-style deep dish pizza. Veto shares his family’s recipe along with a few tips on media literacy.

Interdisciplinary Research

Portraits of the Brain

Art and science come together in a brain visualization project supported by Lehigh Humanities Lab. 


A Message to the Lehigh Community from the Mayor of Bethlehem

A message to the campus community from Bethlehem Mayor Robert Donchez: 'Let’s join together, in mutual respect, to keep each other healthy and safe.'

A Message from President John D. Simon

A Message of Thanks from Lehigh President John D. Simon


The Chow Lab

Lehigh University assistant professor, Lesley Chow, talks about the research that goes on in The Chow Lab. The lab focuses on designing and synthesizing modular biomaterials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications.

On Campus

Teaching Through Art-- The Lehigh University Art Galleries

With a network of galleries and outdoor sculptures, the Lehigh University Art Galleries is often described as a museum without walls. The LUAG offers advance knowledge, research and experiential learning for the Lehigh community and beyond. 

Student Life

A Look Back at Lehigh Fall 2019

Founder's weekend, the rivalry, beautiful weather and a lot of studying--take a look back at Lehigh University's Fall 2019 semester.


UMOJA House at Lehigh University

The UMOJA House opened its doors in Fall 1989 at Lehigh University and for 30 years Umoja, which means "unity" in Swahili, has fostered a community of student residents and leaders through shared exploration of diversity and multiculturalism.


Lehigh vs. Lafayette: #Rivalry155

Lehigh battled back but ultimately fell short in the 155th edition of the most played rivalry in all of college football. 


Addressing Global Health Challenges in Sierra Leone

In early August 2019, 23 Global Social Impact Fellows arrived in Sierra Leone to conduct field work on projects designed to fight hunger and disease and increase global awareness of health crises. While their research and projects varied, the Lehigh students had a shared goal—sustainable impact.

Student Life

Welcome Lehigh Class of 2023

Orientation was jam-packed with events to welcome in Lehigh University’s class of 2023. Lead by Orientation Leaders, first-year students’ days were filled with informative sessions, rallies and meetings. From MOOV-In Day to Convocation, the first four days on campus were something the new Lehigh family members will never forget.

On Campus

Sunrise on the SouthSide

Lehigh University, its partners in the community and the City of Bethlehem join forces to foster South Bethlehem’s resurgence. In the two decades since local steelmaking operations ended at the Bethlehem Steel Corp., the South Side of Bethlehem is having its moment.