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Acumen, Lehigh University College of Arts and Sciences magazine

Still Groundbreaking
Zoellner Arts Center builds on a rich cultural heritage as it shapes a creative campus
According to all public accounts, the official groundbreaking for Zoellner Arts Center, currently celebrating its 20th anniversary season, took place on April 7, 1995. Only a handful of people are aware that the ground was actually broken a few nights before. More

Mission Critical
College of Arts and Sciences graduate programs provide educational opportunities that help students grow into critical and creative thinkers.
The role and importance of graduate education in Lehigh’s College of Arts and Sciences can be summed up in two words that pack a pretty powerful punch: mission critical. More


The Morning Call, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Reaching out to ‘Beluga grads’: Children’s singer-songwriter Raffi on tour celebrating 25th recording, 40 years of performing and 70th birthday
Raffi Cavoukian may not be a household name, but if you were a child or had one in the last 40 years or so, it’s likely you are familiar with his work. More


Lehigh Valley Business, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Emmaus business’ higher aim is helping violence victims
In many ways, Khine Alkhal has made it her mission in life to make the world a “khineder” place. More


Lehigh Valley Marketplace

Lose it now
Christopher Ellis is half the man he used to be. He’s also twice as happy. The 34-year-old lost 331 lbs. thanks to bariatric surgery and credits St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Weight Management Center with giving him his life back. More