Kelly Hochbein

Manager, Editorial Services

Office of Communications and Public Affairs

(610) 758-4746

Kelly Hochbein is a member of the editorial team in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. She serves as editor of the Lehigh Research Review and as an associate editor of the Lehigh Alumni Bulletin. She also writes and edits for Lehigh’s news websites and other publications, covering events, research and news from all four colleges.

Hochbein holds a B.A. in English and a master’s degree in education from the University of Notre Dame. She worked as a teacher and a freelance writer before her arrival at Lehigh in 2014. 

New Interdisciplinary Research Institutes facilitate collaboration.

The three-day NSF workshop invited participants from multiple disciplines to explore real-world challenges. 

The team was one of five finalists for the $1 million prize. 

Sponsored by Theta Chi, the event raised $13,000 for childhood cancer research.

Prothero emphasized to graduates the importance of wandering.

The team demonstrated its device during the final round of competition in Mumbai, India.

Chris Kiely works with colleagues around the world to explore the use of different forms of nano-gold for a variety of chemical reactions.

Lehigh’s highly selective Eckardt Scholars Program allows a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary exploration and student choice in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Creativity, Discovery, Impact

Melpomene Katakalos and Will Lowry bring their extensive professional theatrical design experience and shared affinity for contemporary plays to Lehigh’s stages and classrooms.

With wide-ranging approaches to solving global problems, teams of Lehigh researchers tackle key questions about the future of energy and infrastructure—and by extension, the very future of modern society.

Dawn Keetley delves into the life of young 19th-century killer Jesse Pomeroy—and uncovers a possible explanation for his crimes.

A study by a team of economists including James Dearden, Chad Meyerhoefer and Muzhe Yang finds that selective universities can give significant preference to applicants who demonstrate interest.

Wonpil Im’s web-based graphical user interface, CHARMM GUI, eases modeling of complex biomolecular systems, possibly paving the way for better understanding of drug-resistant bacteria.

In the wake of the financial crisis, fintech has revolutionized the financial services industry. Michael B. Imerman wants to know whether the market rewards traditional financial institutions that acquire fintech firms—and whether fintech poses a systemic risk to the financial services industry.

Miguel Pillado examines the work of writers in Tijuana who are developing new discourses of border identity on the Mexican side of the border.

Historian María Bárbara Zepeda Cortés digs into the complicated life of José de Gálvez, a little-studied reformer of the Spanish Empire who played a critical role in California's history.

Lehigh researchers work to support children with Autism Spectrum Disorder from early childhood through high school.

Plans for the new College, which will open in 2020, are well under way.

The engineers and co-authors of Ignored Potential: A Collaborative Road Map for Increasing African-American Women in Engineering will present a public talk on April 4.