Spring 2014 Acumen

Lehigh University College of Arts and Sciences - Spring 2014 Acumen Magazine

Downloadable File: 

Message from the Dean: 

Leading a Dialogue About Health

Briefs: 

THE ARTS
Gans Named Weinstock Chair
Sametz at Yaddo
Jesebel's Lipstick

THE HUMANITIES
Capturing a Changing South America
Hertiage Language
Religion and Hip Hop

THE NATURAL SCIENCES
Yeast as an Evolutionary Model
Tectonic Rates
The Numbers Behind Curved Space
Energy Efficiency

THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Storytelling Through a New Lens
Battle of Hoseshoe Bend
Corruption in the Spanish Empire
Bullying and Moral Development

Features (No Web Versions): 

A RESEARCHER’S WALK
By capturing functional limitations from MS in a simple test, Myla Goldman ’94 helps pave the way for better drug testing

METHOD ACTING
Community health cluster embraces research approach that treats the community as an equal

THE DANCE OF LIFE
Vassie Ware’s research leads toward new understandings of how proteins form

A BETTER UNDERSTANDING
Melissa Fricke ’06 is improving life for children in Uganda

SEEING CLEARLY
Natalya Surmachevska ’14G examines the impact of glaucoma in Ghana

THE ANATOMY OF LAW
From lab to moot court, Michael A. Epstein ’75 took the legal path after Lehigh
 

Profile: 

Farm to Fork: Katelyn Armbruster ’15 transforms a garden to help others in need

News: 

Join the Dialogue: College creates initiative to spark student conversations