2015 Fall Acumen

Lehigh University College of Arts and Sciences Acumen magazine

Downloadable File: 

Message from the Dean: 

Taking the Lead in Research

Briefs: 

THE ARTS
Facewall
A Child’s Requiem
The Winter’s Tale

THE HUMANITIES
Beachy Head
Melodrama and the Social Imagination
Sufism and 
the Web
 
THE NATURAL SCIENCES
Neurogenesis of Sea Anemones
The Efficacy of pHLIP
A Sharper 
Image of Climate Change
 
THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Zionism and Melancholy
The Domestic Inspiration for China’s Foreign Behavior
Giving Back
Racism and Implicit Bias

Features (No Web Versions): 

THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND MINE SAFETY
Brianna Eiter ’00 investigates cognitive factors that influence mine workers’ ability to identify mine site safety hazards
 
FOSTERING A PASSION FOR THE LIFE SCIENCES
HHMI funding recognizes nationally renowned science education program for undergraduates
 
MOBILIZING SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
Nandini Deo’s research examines feminism and the power of social activism in India
 
COMMUNAL COMPOSER
Heather Gilligan ’96 coordinates lively scenes for new aural adventures
 
BREAKING NEW GROUND IN EARTHQUAKE RESEARCH
Doctoral student Lillian Soto-Cordero examines seismic activity and its impact on the eastern United States
 
INSPIRING DECISIONS TO LIVE BY
Michael Hoben ’61 works to ensure students have access to ethical programs at Lehigh

Profile: 

UNRAVELING GHANA’S SOCIAL FABRIC

News: 

LEADING THE WAY IN DIGITAL HUMANITIES