Spring 2017 Acumen

Lehigh University Acumen magazine

Message from the Dean: 

Exploration and Discovery

Briefs: 

THE ARTS
The Eye Sees the World 
A Musical Bridge to Shenzhen
Producing Transformative Theatre

THE HUMANITIES
Prison Industrial Complex 
Making the Censored Public 
Good Guys with Guns

THE NATURAL SCIENCES
Modeling Neurodegenerative Diseases 
Lipids and ALS
Going with the Flow

THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
Youth Squad
Modeling Nuclear Counterforce 
Misunderstanding Mental Disorders 
More Empowered Women = Fewer Disaster Victims

Online News Articles: 

Features (No Web Versions): 

INNER SPACE
EES faculty member embarks on a voyage of discovery at the Earth’s deepest depths
 
FOR BETTER OR WORSE
Researchers dig deep to find answers about how cells function and therapies when things go wrong
 
THE ART OF MEDICINE
Julia Klees ’82 is keeping employees healthy at BASF
 
GETTING VOCAL
A biological sciences graduate student leads an exploration of damselfish vocalizations
 
A CLIMATE OF GIVING
EES alumnus creates endowment to fund graduate student research
 
THE UNLIKELY CASE OF THE PHYSICIST AND THE DISAPPEARING PHOTOGRAPHS
Nick Bigelow ’81 uses his expertise in nanotechnology to save daguerreotypes
 
FIGHTING SUPERBUGS
Chemistry major helps develop new possible strategies for fighting infections

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