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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Author Colson Whitehead will deliver Lehigh University's annual MLK Lecture for 2018.  His most recent work, The Underground Railroad, was the 2017 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Fiction, recipient of the National Book Award and the Carnegie Medal for Fiction, as well as being named Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, the Washington Post,...

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Lehigh University has been named as a member of the new President's Circle of CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion, a group of less than 15 academic institutions that will help translate the group's pledge into engagement on college campuses.  President John D. Simon will searve on the steering committee of the President's Circle.  CEO Action...

Thursday, December 14, 2017

The first year of college presents challenges for most students, but for first-generation college students the change can seem almost overwhelming.  Being the first in your family to go to college means that when you have questions, the go-to advice givers of family now no longer have the answers.  A new group, Lehigh F1RST (First-generation...

Monday, December 11, 2017

The Lehigh Chaplain's Office has two new hires to celebrate this year. The arrival of Walead Mosaad, Ph.D. as the new director of Muslim Student Life marks the first Muslim chaplain hired here at the University and also at any of the Lehigh Valley's private colleges. The return of Rabbi Steven Nathan as the interim director of Jewish Student...

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Dear World, an internationally recognized project that began in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina, paid a visit to Lehigh's campus recently.  Originally designed to inspire hope in that city after the massive tragedy, the project evovled into a way for people to share their stories in a way that honors those stories.  Sarah Thompson and...

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