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With obesity rates on the rise, Chad Meyerhoefer examines the medical costs of a nationwide epidemic and how the U.S. might address it.

The JOBS Act of 2012 was supposed to help make it easier for early-stage companies to go public. Years later, Kathleen Hanley questions whether the Act may have unintended consequences for capital formation.

Contemporary architectural practice often employs computer-generated algorithms to generate form. Anthony Viscardi engages shadows to do the same by asking the simple question, "If an object can cast a shadow, can a shadow cast an object?"

Steven Sametz’s ‘A Child’s Requiem’ honors the children and adults killed during the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012.

Lehigh’s Africana Studies program has been awarded a $500,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

An 'extremely little telescope' produces big results in Joshua Pepper's search for extrasolar planets—and the possibility that some of them might actually resemble our own.

The Institute for Metal Forming's new name honors the Loewy Family Foundation, whose generous support has allowed it to foster collaborative research on an international scale.

Lee Kern works with a team of researchers to learn how to best help students experiencing mental health and behavioral disorders.

Martin Harmer's research could fundamentally transform basic understanding of thermal processes, leading to revolutionary advances in the performance and applications of materials. The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded Harmer a $1 million grant to discover and study the mechanisms that govern anti-thermal processes that appear to reverse nature.

A personal challenge from a respected colleague set Himanshu Jain in search of ways to put glass to use in important and innovative applications. His work has placed the material at the forefront of the budding field of biomedicine.

Professor Murray Itzkowitz discusses his second Mountaintop mentorship experience.