President John Simon unveils an ambitious new framework that will shape the future of the university.
Recognized among the nation’s premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for nearly 7,000 students.
Naomi Rothman says emotional ambivalence, often read as indecision, can help leaders make better decisions. The problem? It may also make them look weak—and cost them their influence.
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.
Lehigh students are inventive in seeking out new 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 students with a wide and ever-expanding range of dining options.
For nearly 30 years, the International Bazaar has celebrated diversity at Lehigh.
As part of the annual Spirit Week, students form teams, decorate beds and drag race them down the length of Memorial Walk.
The Marching 97, Lehigh’s beloved marching band, entertains Mountain Hawk fans on football Saturdays.
Lehigh has a long tradition of providing a distinctive research experience to both graduate and undergraduate students.
Every day brings unexpected sights and sounds to Lehigh’s Asa Packer Campus.
Lehigh’s rowing teams compete each fall against a slate of regional opponents.
Lehigh alums are proud of their alma mater--and they aren’t afraid to show that pride, either.
The LeaderShape program challenges Lehigh students to explore identity development and inclusive leadership.
First-year students are offered an array of options during orientation weekend, including a carnival in front of the University Center.
In 2015, Lehigh celebrated its 150th anniversary with a historic weekend-long party.
Lehigh’s proud football tradition includes 11 conference championships and a national title in 1997.
Lehigh is home to students from nearly 40 different countries worldwide.
The beautiful Linderman Library, one of three libraries at Lehigh, was built in 1878.
Research opportunities for Lehigh students take them to all corners of the globe.
Lehigh takes pride in creating a positive, creative and supportive campus living environment.
The Mountaintop program challenges Lehigh students to take on big problems and push intellectual boundaries.