Events

August 20 - 26, 2019

Tuesday, August 20

Library Exhibit: Whitman @ 200: Life and Legacy

The great American poet Walt Whitman celebrates his 200th birthday in 2019. Whitman is known across the world as an innovator in free verse poetry, as a...

Defense Announcement - Xiu Jia | Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics

The Design of Tribological Composites for Multifunctional Applications: Model Development and Topology Optimization

Tuesday, August 20 at 10:30am
College of Education Student Welcome Orientation | Education

New student welcome orientation for the College of Education. Meet faculty and staff from the College. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, August 20 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Volleyball vs Seton Hall | Athletics

Lehigh University Volleyball vs Seton Hall https://lehighsports.com/calendar.aspx?id=11996

Tuesday, August 20 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Wednesday, August 21

Library Exhibit: Whitman @ 200: Life and Legacy

The great American poet Walt Whitman celebrates his 200th birthday in 2019. Whitman is known across the world as an innovator in free verse poetry, as a...

Fraternity and Sororities Open | Housing Services

Check in: Sayre Park Village Lodge(D)

Wednesday, August 21 at 9:00am to 4:00pm
Every Semester Has a Plan: Faculty Development | ADVANCE

This productivity/time management session is for open for all Lehigh faculty. Using resources from our institutional membership in NCFDD, try on a model of...

Wednesday, August 21 at 10:00am to 12:00pm

Thursday, August 22

First Year Student Check In | Academic Calendar

First Year Student Check In For more information see the Academic Calendar

Thursday, August 22, All Day
Library Exhibit: Whitman @ 200: Life and Legacy

The great American poet Walt Whitman celebrates his 200th birthday in 2019. Whitman is known across the world as an innovator in free verse poetry, as a...

Residence Halls Open for First Year Students | Housing Services

Check in: Iacocca Hall, Mountaintop Campus

Thursday, August 22 at 8:30am to 1:00pm
Course Site: Basics - Introducing Lehigh’s LMS (Course Site) | LTS

This session will discuss how to request a Course Site and set up your course, by adding content, assignments, discussion boards, grade book, adding roles,...

Bethlehem Farmers' Market | Sustainability

Fresh produce/local vendors, right on campus! Come to the Bethlehem Farmers' Market every Thursday, May 2 - Oct 31, 10 am - 2 pm, in Farrington Square. Come...

Thursday, August 22 at 10:00am to 2:00pm
Semester Kick-Off: Five Essential Tools for Content, Collaboration, and Communication | LTS

This session will introduce Lehigh’s LMS (Course Site - discussion board, choice, quizzes), and several tools such as Panopto, Zoom , Google Assignments, or...

New to Lehigh? (or not!) Join us on a tour of classrooms and makerspaces | LTS

Staff from the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning will be available to give tours and answer questions about classrooms as well as makerspaces...

Friday, August 23

Library Exhibit: Whitman @ 200: Life and Legacy

The great American poet Walt Whitman celebrates his 200th birthday in 2019. Whitman is known across the world as an innovator in free verse poetry, as a...

Lehigh University Choral Arts Auditions | Music

Want to sing at Lehigh? Sign up to audition for Lehigh Choral Arts! We are a family of singers that perform all types of music from renaissance to world to...

Friday, August 23 at 11:00am to 4:30pm
5 x 10 Symposium - A Chemist's Musings on the Mammalian Sense of Smell

The 2004 Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology, awarded for unraveling the olfactory system, provides a delightful opportunity to reflect on the different...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - 100 Years of Aerospace Engineering

The progress made in the past 100 years of aerospace engineering has been nothing short of spectacular, from the Wright brothers, to the landings on the...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Acing College through Psychological Science

What is the best way to study? How do you learn new things? How do you mentally prepare yourself to succeed in college? All of these questions are answered...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Bioengineering the Future

Often the greatest potential for innovation occurs at the boundaries between disciplines. Bioengineering brings together engineering, physics, chemistry, and...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Contemporary Marketing Strategies in a Technological World

What are the major, exciting, and contemporary marketing strategies that are shaping our new business world? Explore various emerging themes including...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Innovation

Students at Lehigh have created new products, technologies, and services… and launched companies while they were undergraduates! How does that work? What...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Film Studies at Lehigh

Are you interested in learning how to make films? Are you interested in telling stories visually? Lehigh's Film and Documentary Studies program helps...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Gaming Your Brain

Dude... Every time you learn new information, you change your brain. Over the next four years, you will be grappling with new challenges that will shape your...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - I don't get it. Is this really art?

Have you ever visited an art gallery or museum only to find a single brick in an otherwise empty room and asked yourself “how can this be art?” This...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream and Biocompatible Metals: Why Materials Engineering Matters

New game-changing materials are needed to address growing global energy and health challenges. This session will examine how advances in the science and...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Making Museums Matter! Getting Involved at the Lehigh University Art Galleries

Museums are no longer dusty storage houses of the past. They are places that spark creativity, curiosity, and new knowledge on topics that are relevant to...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Personal Branding: "The Need to be Different"

No matter what Major you choose, Personal Branding is about how to differentiate oneself such that you are better positioned for Job and/or Summer Internship...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Redefining Marketing with Analytics

What is marketing, and how has it evolved in today’s data-driven age? How and why has data analytics become increasingly important? As consumers, we leave...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Sustainability and Business: Conflict

There is a growing awareness and interest in the sustainability movement. We will explore the business challenge of balancing their business goals with the...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - The Magnetism of Rocks and Earth History

Scientists can measure the ancient magnetism of rocks that was acquired when they formed. This fossil magnetism, or paleomagnetism, is used to determine the...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Thinking through Technology

Are new technologies changing our views of metaphysics (what's real) and morality (what's right)? Participants in this session will discuss how recent...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
5x10 Symposium - Why We Don't Eat Cats

Bet you've never tasted the sweet flesh of a cat! But why? People eat all sorts of different animals, so why not our feline friends? The answer lies in the...

Friday, August 23 at 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Free Outdoor Movie Night: The Wizard of Oz | Zoellner Arts Center

Come to Zoellner Arts Center for a FREE Outdoor Movie Night! Click HERE for more information and don't forget to bring your blanket and some popcorn!

Women's Soccer vs Delaware | Athletics

Lehigh University Women's Soccer vs Delaware TV: Patriot League Network Streaming Video: https://watchstadium.com/network/patriot-league-network/ ...

Friday, August 23 at 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Saturday, August 24

Library Exhibit: Whitman @ 200: Life and Legacy

The great American poet Walt Whitman celebrates his 200th birthday in 2019. Whitman is known across the world as an innovator in free verse poetry, as a...

Residence Halls Open for Upper Class | Housing Services

Farrington Sq D lounge (Res Halls) Sayre Park lodge (greek)

Saturday, August 24 at 9:00am to 4:00pm
 
The Rally | Alumni

The Rally is a long-standing tradition at Lehigh University. Every year, first-year students are adopted by the alumni who were introduced to Lehigh 50 years...

Saturday, August 24 at 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Sunday, August 25

Degree Awarding Date | Academic Calendar

Degree Awarding Date For more information see the Academic Calendar

Sunday, August 25, All Day
Library Exhibit: Whitman @ 200: Life and Legacy

The great American poet Walt Whitman celebrates his 200th birthday in 2019. Whitman is known across the world as an innovator in free verse poetry, as a...

Residence Halls Open for Upper Class | Housing Services

Farrington Sq D lounge (Res Halls) Sayre Park lodge (greek)

Sunday, August 25 at 9:00am to 4:00pm
 
Club Sports Fair - Equestrian

The Equestrain Team will be present at Lehigh's Sports Club Fair Sunday August 25th from 1-2:30pm in Grace Hall! Get to meet current team members and learn...

Sunday, August 25 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Lehigh University Choral Arts Auditions | Music

Want to sing at Lehigh? Sign up to audition for Lehigh Choral Arts! We are a family of singers that perform all types of music from renaissance to world to...

Sunday, August 25 at 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Women's Soccer vs Monmouth | Athletics

Lehigh University Women's Soccer vs Monmouth TV: Patriot League Network Streaming Video: https://watchstadium.com/network/patriot-league-network/ ...

Sunday, August 25 at 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Monday, August 26

First Day of Class | Academic Calendar

First Day of Class For more information see the Academic Calendar

Monday, August 26, All Day
Brit Pop Snapshot | Art Galleries

Prints by Eduardo Paolozzi, Patrick Hughes, Patrick Caulfield Hollywood movies, comic books, and pop music provided a flood of imagery to artists on both...

Monday, August 26 at 8:00am to 10:00pm
British Abstraction: Three Views | Art Galleries

Terry Frost, Patrick Heron, William Scott Abstraction has roots in the physical world. Meaning literally drawn from, the term abstraction suggests a source...

Monday, August 26 at 8:00am to 10:00pm
Library Exhibit: Whitman @ 200: Life and Legacy

The great American poet Walt Whitman celebrates his 200th birthday in 2019. Whitman is known across the world as an innovator in free verse poetry, as a...

Scale Shift: Large and Small Works | Art Galleries

Scale is relative. Large objects loom over us and overwhelm. We shrink when confronted with a vast expanse, real or imaginary. Conversely, as our relative...

Monday, August 26 at 9:00am to 10:00pm
The Motion of Light in Water | Art Galleries

Water is a material, a metaphor, a social space. A moving target for the camera’s eye, water appears and disappears as it changes shape and shifts from one...

Monday, August 26 at 9:00am to 10:00pm
Intramural 5 on 5 Soccer Registration | Athletics

Register a TEAM at the IM Office, located in Lower Grace Hall Monday August 26- Wednesday Aug 28th

Monday, August 26 at 11:00am
22nd Annual University Expo

Join us on the UC Lawn for the 22nd Annual University Expo. Over 500 clubs, organizations, and community vendors will be in attendance. With over 1,000...

Monday, August 26 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Lehigh University Choral Arts Auditions | Music

Want to sing at Lehigh? Sign up to audition for Lehigh Choral Arts! We are a family of singers that perform all types of music from renaissance to world to...

Monday, August 26 at 4:00pm to 8:00pm
CANCELED: Fall Seminar Series | Materials Science and Engineering

This event has been canceled. Dr. Lane Martin of University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory will present, "Emergent...

Monday, August 26 at 4:10pm to 5:10pm

August 20 - 26, 2019