News and Spotlights

Graduate student Kristin Tremper finds links between public health and the creation of a strong America Kristin E. Tremper believes that the nation’s first president would have been on board with the mask mandate.  A Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History, her research investigates political...
In her latest book, Mary Foltz examines the ways several postmodern authors produce scatological works to critique how humans treat each other and the natural world.
Biologist David Zappulla explores an elusive substance that helps protect DNA, and he blazed his own pathway early on For some, the choice of a calling can be a lengthy task involving trial and error, soul searching, the balancing of diverse interests and talents, and serial major switching.  On...
Ignatius, a novelist and longtime Washington Post columnist, delivers virtual 2021 Kenner Lecture.
King, who had a 45-year career at Lehigh, had a gift for explaining 'the beauty' of mathematics.
Archaeologist Allison Mickel documents and advocates for local workers at archaeological sites to finally be recognized for their expertise. Throughout history, Western archaeologists have hired local residents to perform the manual labor of excavation while excluding them from any of the...
The gift from Kenneth R. Woodcock ’65 will preserve LUAG’s teaching collection and enhance art education.
Broadway shows, live concerts, the movie industry — all are impacted by the sting of the pandemic, and artists are finding alternate ways of keeping the performing arts alive. Lehigh’s Mustard and Cheese (M&C) Drama Society, the second oldest drama club in the nation founded in 1884, is not...
Eckardt Scholar Raihan Alam ’23 creates a group dedicated to addressing tough sociocultural and political issues

San Francisco native Raihan Alam ’23 ran a Google search to find a liberal arts college far from home where he could gain independence, have quality instruction, and build...

Ware was recognized for her contributions to understanding ribosomes and for outstanding initiatives in undergraduate science education.
James McIntosh, professor emeritus of sociology, passed away peacefully November 11 at age 84 in his Bethlehem home surrounded by his loving family. Ziad Munson, associate professor of sociology and chair of the department of sociology and anthropology, noted that McIntosh’s research and his...
Isabel Heslin ’21 traces the movement of an Italian landmark from the Villa Ludovisi to Rome’s Spanish Steps    Isabel Heslin knew she wanted to study ancient history since the age of 10. She was always interested in archaeology, specifically as it pertained to Egypt and areas of the Middle East...
Fusion Studio provides students with design agency experience while supporting Lehigh clients   Justine Gaetano works in an advertising agency based in New York but her all-time favorite project was as a student in Lehigh’s Fusion Studio, a campus graphic arts agency.   “It was one of Fusion’s...
An experimental approach reveals a Butters prophage uses a two-component system to block entry of some phages, but not others, from attacking a strain of mycobacteria related to infection-causing strains.
On March 12, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that due to COVID-19, all theatrical performances were canceled, effective immediately. For small off-off-Broadway companies like Flux Theatre Ensemble, engagements with audiences had to be reenvisioned. For scene designer and Flux Creative...
Veteran trumpeter Bill Warfield has released another album with his Hell’s Kitchen Funk Orchestra. Smile is the second release from a band that combines classic R&B grooves with swinging jazz sentiments.   Warfield is known professionally for intertwining jazz and commercial music that draws...
Alice Eckardt, professor emerita of religion studies, died recently in Coopersburg, PA, at age 97.  A member of the Lehigh faculty from 1972 to 1987, Eckardt was a founder, along with her colleague and husband, the late A. Roy Eckardt, of Lehigh’s nationally and internationally known Jewish Studies...
Labs began reopening in June to graduate students and research staff, as the state’s stay-at-home orders were eased.
Following a national search, Mark Fitzgerald Wilson has been named Executive Director of Zoellner Arts Center, effective July 31, 2020.   Robert Flowers, Herbert J. and Ann L. Siegel Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, said the committee was impressed with Wilson’s reputation as an artist,...
New essay collection edited by Dawn Keetley explores how the film ‘Get Out’ revolutionizes the horror tradition while unmasking the politics of race in the early 21st century United States.

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