News and Spotlights

Six College of Arts and Sciences faculty were recognized for excellence in service and advising when the college hosted its annual faculty awards dinner March 30 in the University Center’s Asa Packer dining room. “I continue to be inspired by the service activities produced by our faculty,” said...
Sociologist Kelly Austin is leading a growing program that explores the intersections of health and society

In many ways, Kelly F. Austin’s research is all about connections and helping to create better relationships between the world’s health care system and...

Jenna Pastorini ’17 examines a trauma-based cultural syndrome in CambodiaMore than 1.7 million people — nearly a quarter of Cambodia’s population — were killed by execution, disease, starvation and overwork under the Khmer Rouge’s brutal rule from 1975 to 1979. Some 40 years later, the...
Carrie Rich ’07 sees a world filled with opportunities and possibilities

When she entered history professor Steven Cutcliffe’s classroom as a Lehigh undergraduate, Carrie Rich ’07 realized she was in for an unusual learning experience. Not one other student...

Julia Klees ’82 is keeping employees healthy at BASF

Julia Klees ’82 thought she might be headed for a career in medicine early on. What was less foreseeable was the shape that career would take and the breadth of expertise it would require.

“There were a lot of things I was...

EES alumnus creates endowment to fund graduate student research

S. Jeffress “Jeff” Williams ’69G is a strong proponent of understanding Earth systems for environmental protection. A national and international expert in coastal and marine geology, focusing on understanding the geologic...

The Letter of Aristeas, which was written by a Hellenistic Jew in the mid second century BCE, is an elaborate legendary tale about the translation into Greek of the five books of Moses, the reasons for it, and the circumstances surrounding it. The story provides the basis for the name by which the...
Now 40 years old, hip hop has evolved from being a local art form found on the streets of New York’s South Bronx to an international phenomena shaping a generation. The art form has created new paths in fields such as art, fashion and music, and for Monica R. Miller the intersection where religion...