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    What is Mountaintop?

    Word by word, students turn an empty whiteboard into a colorful mosaic as they describe their summer experience.
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  • Image of metastatic cancer

    A New Approach

    A Lehigh engineering alumnus is developing an 'early warning system' for cancer. Find out how >

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    The rivalry returns

    The storied rivalry between Lehigh University and Lafayette College will play out at Yankee Stadium on November 22. Here's what you need to know >

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Lehigh Life

  • Lehigh's new Mountaintop garden, a joint project of Lehigh and the Rodale Institute, offers community members the chance to learn about organic gardening.

  • Lehigh students working at Mountaintop have spent their summer tackling a wide variety of interdisciplinary projects.

  • As part of a structural lab course, students witness the crushing of a 10-foot-high concrete column in a 5,000,000-pound machine in the Fritz Engineering Laboratory.

  • The Global Village for Future Leaders of Business and Industry, held at Lehigh each summer, is an intensive five-week program that brings together bright young minds from more than 45 different countries.

  • At Mountaintop, a group of students are working to develop an agricultural-hydroponic (“aquaponic”) system recently welcomed the tilapia that will help keep their system viable.

  • It's the heart of strawberry season at Lehigh's Campus Square farmers market. The popular market is open each Thursday through the end of October.

  • The next time you’re in Bethlehem, make sure to stop by Shankara, the area’s newest vegan restaurant. Order the Bombay Burrito and don’t forget to say hi to Chef Wendy!

  • Technical Entrepreneurship graduate student Keith Martin is designing for a cause. His new fingertip markers may someday help those with arthritis, cerebral palsy or spinal cord injuries rediscover the arts.