EcoRealm Environments explores retrofitting spaces with hydroponic grow systems—and boosting people’s wellbeing.
Recognized among the nation’s premier research universities, Lehigh offers a rigorous academic community for over 7,000 students.
Interdisciplinary team, part of Lehigh’s Global Social Impact Fellowship program, recognized with 2021 Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) Challenge.
Eckardt Scholar Raihan Alam ’23 created and launched the Douglass Dialogues Club, a group dedicated to addressing tough sociocultural and political issues through honest conversations, while taking classes from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “I wanted a place where anyone who wanted to talk about important issues [could] just do that. The only thing that we preselect for is passionate, intellectual curiosity,” said Alam, who named the club after abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
Through the Food1st not-for-profit started by Marc Holliday ’88, chairman and CEO of SL Green, over 630,000 meals have been prepared throughout New York City to feed first responders, medical personnel, elderly and families impacted by the pandemic. The vision, he said, was to partner with restaurants “to provide meals to those who need them, safely provide food workers with a paycheck, and restore vitality and energy to the city we love.”
Elsa Reichmanis, professor and Carl Robert Anderson Chair in chemical engineering, has been recognized as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), a highly prestigious honor celebrating her accomplishments as an academic inventor. NAI notes that Reichmanis “demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society.”
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.