News and Spotlights

  As an undergraduate psychology major at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., Laura Wolter read papers written by Lucy Napper, an assistant professor in Lehigh’s department of psychology, whose research examines how parents communicate with their college-aged children about alcohol...
Biologist Michael Layden earned an NSF Career Award for his work to identify the mechanism of neurogenesis during development and regeneration in a species of sea anemone capable of regenerating its nerve cells.
The unexpected is often the most exciting aspect of research. Especially for graduate students like Caitlin Hyland.   Hyland, a fifth-year PhD student in cell and molecular biology, is examining the hypothesis of whether mis-regulated cell-to-cell communication leads to human disease. Or,...
This easily observed and annoying phenomenon yields insights into center of mass and impacts. Jerome Licini and a first-year physics student demonstrate the effects of impact.
Professor Xu is one of only 23 early-career chemistry scholars in the U.S. and Canada to receive this prestigious award.
  Editor’s Note: Three faculty members in the department of political science are currently engaged in research related to the 2020 elections in the United States. Richard Matthews is NEH Distinguished Professor and is the co-author of The Philosophic Roots of Modern Ideology: Liberalism...
  Ivan Biaggio, professor physics, joined a distinguished group of scientists with his recent election as a fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA).    Biaggio was recognized for his outstanding and sustained contributions to materials development and understanding, for applications that...
The 10-day festival will examine a Bethlehem reimagined after the demise of Bethlehem Steel.
The Washington Post’s executive editor returns to Lehigh to discuss his start in journalism and current challenges to the industry.
Monica Powers ’20 reveals new evidence on first European hominins There  is intensive and ongoing research to more precisely determine the date of human arrival to Europe. And that’s where Lehigh senior Monica Powers, an innovative geological dating process and a small town in Spain enter the...
In her comic-book paper, Lehigh neuroscientist and artist Ann E. Fink explores the true tale of a psychiatrist and his traumatized patient, and argues that healing trauma entails obligations to society.
At the World Journalism Education Conference in Paris, Lehigh faculty will present on incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into an unlikely venue: the introductory, first-year mass communications class.
A new poster gallery in Lewis Lab shares research detailed in previous physics colloquia. As students walk to their physics lab or sit along the benches in Lewis Lab, they will find the gray concrete wall in one of the hallways on the second floor has been transformed into a “physics art gallery...
Sociologist Hugo Cerón-Anaya's new book examines three upscale golf clubs in Mexico City and how inequalities are perpetuated in these spaces where the elite and the marginalized collide.
Volkmar Dierolf and an international team demonstrate the possibility of tuning the color of a GaN LED by changing the time sequence at which the operation current is provided to the device.
College of Arts and Sciences graduate programs provide educational opportunities that help students grow into critical and creative thinkers. The role and importance of graduate education in Lehigh’s College of Arts and Sciences can be summed up in two words that pack a pretty powerful punch:...
The freshman Congresswoman received an overview of the biological sciences department and diversity programs at Lehigh, and also toured four different labs.
Lehigh’s second annual university-wide day of giving is Tuesday, April 2.   Lehigh Giving Day is an opportunity for the College of Arts and Sciences community to step up and give in support of our students, college initiatives, and everything that make the College such a wonderful place in which to...
  The host of “PBS NewsHour” delivered the 2019 Kenner Lecture for Cultural Understanding.
  On March 29 and 30, in a concert called Shine On in the Zoellner Arts Center, Choral Arts will trace the history of choral singing at the university.

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