News and Spotlights

Art songs involve four elements: composer, poet, singer, and accompanist. Seems elemental, yet it was with some trepidation that Lehigh University music professor and composer Paul Salerni has boldly created a series of concerts featuring art songs.
The student-run newspaper has published its print edition continuously since 1894.
  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.
  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...
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.
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...
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.
The freshman Congresswoman received an overview of the biological sciences department and diversity programs at Lehigh, and also toured four different labs.
  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.
Lehigh undergraduate students Holly Gwydir and Brian Shannon will share the Libraries Student Research Prize for 2019.  Sponsored by Library and Technology Services (LTS) and the Friends of the Libraries, the Prize recognizes excellence in undergraduate scholarship and the use of library and...
Elizabeth A. Dolan, associate professor of English and founding director of the Health, Medicine and Society program at Lehigh, has been named to the newly created position of Deputy Provost for Graduate Education. Dolan will officially assume her new role July 1.