Spring 2016 Acumen

Lehigh University Acumen magazine

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Message from the Dean: 

Join the Dialogue

Briefs: 

THE ARTS
Peggie’s Bell
From the Past to the Future
Mississippi Born and Bred
 
THE HUMANITIES
Beyond the Cloister
Japanese Empire and Literature
Light of the Lord
Beggar Saint
 
THE NATURAL SCIENCES
Breaking the Optical Barrier
Drought, Fire and Forest Composition
Modeling the Spread of Malaria
The Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope
 
THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Efficient Womanhood
Prosocial Behavior
Ecological Loss and HIV

Features (No Web Versions): 

MAKING CHOICES
Margaret Hagerman ’04 ’06G examines how parental behavior influences white children’s views about race in America
 
A CIVIL ACTION
The College of Arts and Sciences establishes an initiative to invite students into critical conversations
 
PUBLIC FACING
Africana Studies program receives grant to expand curricula and community outreach
 
MASTER CLASS
Akin Babatunde, a 40-year theater veteran, inaugurates Lehigh’s artist-inresidence program
 
A PASSION FOR POLITICS
Rohullah Naderi ’17G plans to use his Lehigh education to affect change in Afghanistan
 
GIVING VOICE TO VISION
Safiya Jafari Simmons '03 travels rich and diverse path from The Brown & White to PRFirm CEO
 
STEREOTYPES AND SPORTS
Devon Carter ’16 examines race and our interpretations of athletes’ behavior

News: 

We Can All Do Better: Sen. Bill Bradley provides views on Washington’s partisan divide and path out of the political stalemate