Joseph J. Helble ’82 returns to his alma mater to lead the university that changed the course of his life.
Recognized among the nation’s premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for over 7,000 students.
The proposed project, which will be installed on a swath of university-owned land on Goodman Campus, is in line with the goals of Lehigh’s Sustainability Strategic Plan 2030.
Salma Elboute ’22, a management major with a concentration in entrepreneurship, is working on launching two businesses - Salma Skin, a body care line that celebrates her twin roots in Morocco and New York, and Bananat Candy, a halal gummy candy business. While furthering the development of her companies through a management class and venture competitions run by Lehigh’s Baker Institute, Elboute gained experience through a channel analytics internship at Optum, a health insurance company.
Victoria Herrmann ’12 is managing director of the Arctic Institute, where she leads the network in its mission to achieve a sustainable Arctic through research, policy, projects and publications. At Georgetown University, she is a principal investigator of a National Science Foundation-funded research coordination network on Arctic migrations. She is on sabbatical currently serving as a White House Fellow, a prestigious appointment that encourages citizenship, and placed with the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard.
As an Ombudsperson, Jennifer Swann, professor of biological sciences at Lehigh for more than 25 years, plays an important role in managing conflict writ large for the university. Swann, who has long worked to promote equity and inclusion, sees value in conflict: “You will learn a lot when somebody says, ‘I disagree with you.’ The information they have that has brought them to a different situation, a different idea, is often useful in creating new knowledge.”
Lehigh After Dark hosts on-campus events for students, providing alcohol-free nightlife opportunities. They work with various student groups to plan and host events big and small.
Joseph J. Helble ‘82, a Lehigh alumnus, returned in Fall 2021 to serve as Lehigh’s 15th President. Since his start, he has been meeting with people all over campus and has been warmly welcomed back to Lehigh.
On Lehigh’s Mountaintop campus, students gain hands-on experiences participating in interdisciplinary projects.
The 200+ clubs on campus offer opportunities to explore passions beyond the classroom.
First-year students and families are greeted by upperclassmen who pitch in on move-in day each fall.
Global Social Impact Fellows worked on developing a community-based, micro-recycling facility project this summer.
The "Rally," in its 77th year at Lehigh, is a beloved tradition where the first-year class gets "adopted" by the class that came 50 years prior.
Each year during orientation, students explore South Bethlehem on "Faux Friday," enjoying local cuisine with other first-year students.
The College of Business breaks ground on a 74,000-square-foot building across from the Rauch Business Center.
The Mountaintop campus offers interdisciplinary summer projects for students to continue learning from faculty and gain hands-on experience doing meaningful research.
The Lehigh University Student Scholars Institute (LUSSI) program begins in the summer to build a supportive community among students who are first generation or come from underrepresented backgrounds.
In 2021, Lehigh celebrates 50 years of coeducation. Karen Stuckey ‘75 represents the first class of women at this year’s Rally adoption ceremony.
Ph.D student Erin Sobchinsky pursued research combining passions in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Sophomores were welcomed back to campus with community-building activities after an interrupted first-year.
In-person admissions tours resumed this summer for students interested in visiting and learning more about what Lehigh has to offer.
Members of the graduate student outdoor club enjoyed a local kayaking outing.
At residential dining locations, students have the option to take home food in a reusable eco-container to eat sustainably while on the go.
Construction on Lehigh’s Health, Science & Technology building continues.
The Women’s Cross Country team captured their 16th straight victory against rival Lafayette this fall.
The Institute for Indigenous Studies aims to improve the health of Native American communities worldwide.