Are We Alone?
Josh Pepper leads a group of citizen scientists searching for habitable planets beyond the solar system.
Recognized among the nation’s premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for over 7,000 students.
Quantum dots are used in transistors, solar cells, LEDs, lasers and medical imaging. Current industrial production processes are time-consuming and environmentally unfriendly. Three Lehigh researchers have found a better, more natural approach.
From the classroom to the community, here on campus and around the world, Lehigh students, faculty and alumni are working to enact positive change.
Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum ’13 led Lehigh’s upset win over Duke in the 2012 NCAA Tournament and was the first Lehigh player to be selected in the NBA draft. McCollum, who studied journalism at Lehigh, has said that he hopes to become a broadcast journalist after his career in the NBA. Through C.J.’s Press Pass, McCollum provides season-long internships to aspiring journalists in Portland high schools.
Chester Toye ’17 spent the 2014-2015 academic year capturing students’ images in black and white for a public art project that he hoped would unify students and improve the campus climate. Toye used his photography skills to create student portraits that reflect Lehigh’s diverse student population. The images carry no text and no names. When people view them, he said, “I just want them to see people for people.”
Swimmer Kaitlyn Ruffing ’17 came to Lehigh wanting to do as many things as possible, and she has: So far she has qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials and is a varsity track athlete, a committed musician and a proud member of the Lehigh Orchestra. The Dean’s List student double-majoring in music and biology has her sights set on medical school.
Packard Laboratory, which opened in 1930, is home to the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science.
The Lehigh community is always finding creative ways to show their Lehigh pride.
Even after 150 years, the first day of classes still feels special for everyone in the Lehigh family.
Lehigh provides an ever-expanding range of dining options, including gluten-free, vegetarian, kosher and international cuisine.
For nearly 30 years, the International Bazaar has celebrated diversity at Lehigh.
As part of the annual Spirit Week, student teams decorate beds and drag race them down Memorial Walk.
The Marching 97, Lehigh’s beloved marching band, entertains Mountain Hawk fans on football Saturdays.
Lehigh provides distinctive research experiences to both graduate and undergraduate students. Each year, over 1,000 undergraduates work side-by-side with our distinguished faculty.
Lehigh's Global Union, a collection of more than 50 international-themed student clubs, holds events on campus to promote global awareness and cultural diversity.
Lehigh's Rowing team is among 25 varsity sports at Lehigh that compete at the Division 1 level.
With a network of over 80,000 living alumni, the Lehigh family continues to grow every year.
The LeaderShape program is one of many programs at Lehigh that challenge students to explore identity development and inclusive leadership during their time on campus.
Lehigh offers alcohol-free social options, community engagement opportunities and cultural events.
Lehigh marked its 150th anniversary by celebrating the university's past, present and promising future.
Lehigh’s proud football tradition includes 11 conference championships and a national title in 1977.
Lehigh is home to students from nearly 40 different countries worldwide.
Recently featured in Architectural Digest, the beautiful Linderman Library, one of three libraries at Lehigh, was built in 1878.
Lehigh students take advantage of more than 250 study-abroad programs in more than 80 countries each year, such as a recent four-week archeological expedition in Scotland.
Lehigh takes pride in creating a positive, creative and supportive campus living environment.
Lehigh's Mountaintop program creates a unique and vibrant interdisciplinary learning environment in which students pursue answers to open-ended questions.