News and Spotlights

In the summer of 1966, James Meredith, who had been the first black student admitted to the University of Mississippi, began a walk from Memphis, Tennessee to Jackson, MS, to encourage blacks to register to vote. Aubrey James Norvell, an unemployed white man from Memphis, shot Meredith three times...
HIV/AIDS is a leading factor contributing to health declines in poor nations, where more than 95 percent of the 33.2 million people infected with HIV live. The spread of HIV/AIDS has been especially detrimental to women in poor nations and is the focus of research by environmental sociologist Kelly...
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) faculty gathered March 23 at the annual CAS Dean’s Award dinner to recognize excellence in research, scholarship and creative activity, as well as awards for advising. Donald E. Hall, Herb and Ann Siegel Dean of the College, served as emcee for the evening as...
Rachel Sternberg '16 was recently awarded a Libraries Student Research Prize for excellence in scholarship and research.Sternberg, a biology major, was recognized for her review "Similarities and Differences in the Cohesinopathies of Roberts Syndrome and Cornelia de Lange Syndrome." Sternberg wrote...
Theater. A field of study whose acknowledgement is often lost amid Lehigh’s popular majors, like mechanical engineering, accounting or computer science that dominate academic life. Its absence from most of the student body conversation can lead to a common misconception that theater is an area...
Assistant Professor of Architecture Nik Nikolov receives AIA Award of ExcellenceNikolov's portable Weihnachtsmarkt hutIn 2013, Bethlehem’s Downtown Business Association (DBA) sought design options for portable huts they need for the city’s annual Weihnachtsmarkt, an open-air Christmas market also...
Lehigh has a storied tradition of concert bands dating back to the band’s inception in 1908. In recognition of the university’s sesquicentennial, David Diggs has created a program of Lehigh’s most recognizable songs, to be performed May 1.Diggs, lecturer of music and director of the Lehigh Wind...

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