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The Burger lab has recently identified several properties of auditory neurons that appear to “tune” them to their own frequencies along the tonotopy within the brain.

Sound is everywhere and hearing these sounds is critical as we navigate our surroundings. To make sense of sound, a major...

Theoretical psychologist Mark Bickhard has focused considerable energy trying to understand how minds emerge from, and yet remain integrated with, the world of facts.

 

The history of science is a narrative of how humans view the world around them and the reexamination of...

Harsh blame can be detrimental to relationships and is the focus of research by Michael Gill.

It happens every day. A husband blames his wife for her perceived shortcomings. Workers blame a supervisor for his office bullying. One social group blames another for the social problems in...

With Foucault’s biopolitics as a springboard, Taïeb Berrada is examining Francophone literature and its relationships to addressing migration and immigration policies.

 

In 1976, French philosopher Michel Foucault described the advent of a new logic of government, specific...

"When I saw this poem, I said this could turn into something unique..."

Haunted, a dance opera for baritone, three dancers, string quartet and percussion, is the latest collaboration between California’s poet laureate Dana Gioia and Lehigh composer Paul Salerni.

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In her latest book, Making a Monster, Dawn Keetley details the story of Pomeroy’s crimes and the intense public outcry.

When 12-year-old Jesse Pomeroy tortured seven small boys in the Boston area and then went on to brutally murder two other children, one of the most striking aspects of...

As head of Lehigh University Art Galleries, Ricardo Viera has assembled a world-class art collection that provides students with hands-on experiences found nowhere else.

by Geoff Gehman ’89 M.A.

Two years ago Ricardo Viera celebrated Lehigh’s 150th birthday with a five-layer cake...

Actor, singer, composer Gelsey Bell ’04 pushes artistic boundaries with her multi-dimensional career

by Chris Quirk

           With his 1952 composition 4’33”, John Cage challenged the definition of music by having the pianist close the lid over the keyboard and sit playing...

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How do we recover from great loss? Stephanie Powell Watts re-envisions The Great Gatsby in her new novel.

by Violet Baron

How do we recover from great loss? A mother from her child, a young man from his dream, or a town from its main industry, the jobs and identity that...

Dual theatre and political science major prepares for a future of theatre and social justice.

by Robert Nichols

Kalyani Singh ’18 is a tour de force. An actor, singer, songwriter with a passion for social justice, Singh is looking to combine her passions in an effort to effect...

Dual theatre and political science major prepares for a future of theatre and social justice

Kalyani Singh ’18 is a tour de force. An actor, singer, songwriter with a passion for social justice, Singh is looking to combine her passions in an effort to effect social change.

 

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Stephanie Powell Watts re-envisions The Great Gatsby in her new novel

How do we recover from great loss? A mother from her child, a young man from his dream, or a town from its main industry, the jobs and identity that have given it life. Stephanie Powell Watts, associate professor of...

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...
Chemistry major helps develop new possible strategies for fighting infection

by Violet Baron

The coolest thing about bacteria, according to Julia Nelson ’18, is their multitude of little quirks. Certain bacteria have even evolved to switch on an enzyme that modifies their cell...

Michelle Juarez '16 explores the microsopic world of bacteriophages For Michelle Juarez ’16, the excitement comes from the discovery. The behavioral neuroscience major is exploring a virus with possible medical value, and she is one of a select few who are honing their research skills through...
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...

Michael Quesada ‘16G examines the history and policies behind the use of the Colorado River

Growing up in parched southern California, water has always intrigued Michael Quesada ‘16G. Now in his final year as a graduate student in the environmental policy...

Rohullah Naderi ‘17G plans to use his Lehigh education to affect change in Afghanistan Fulbright student Rohullah Naderi is committed to changing the political landscape in Afghanistan. A master’s degree student in Lehigh University’s political science department, Naderi hopes to return to his...

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