Stories about Creative Inquiry

As part of Creative Inquiry’s mission to effect positive change, students and faculty work together on myriad issues, including air pollution, waste and ethical research.

A total of 180 students and 25 faculty members spent approximately 10 weeks at Mountaintop’s Building C working on 36 different projects.

More faculty are supplementing their lesson plans with “extended reality,” or XR learning, which includes virtual and augmented reality.

Y.C. Ethan Yang works with a team of researchers incorporating data on human behavior into a climate-risk modeling framework to improve resilience of critical water, food and energy systems.

EcoRealm Environments explores retrofitting spaces with hydroponic grow systems—and boosting people’s wellbeing.

Three teams of  Lehigh students are recognized for their work in starting a tutoring center in Uganda, developing a test for autism in Africa and developing a rapid, affordable test for sickle cell anemia in Africa.

The multi-year, interdisciplinary projects focus on advancing Lehigh’s Sustainability Strategic Plan 2030 goals which align with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Lehigh students tackle the meaning of happiness in virtual Creative Inquiry program.

Interdisciplinary programs such as Data for Impact and the Mountaintop Summer Experience include options for students in any major.

Students must email submissions by April 30.