Filmmaker to present documentary on inclusion in STEM fields

Filmmaker Kendall Moore will present a screening of her documentary Can We Talk? Difficult Conversations with Underrepresented People of Color: Sense of Belonging and Obstacles to STEM Fields on Wednesday, April 10. 
The film looks at various obstacles and impediments—structural, cultural, psychological, and institutional—that effectively limit the inclusion and participation of underrepresented people of color in STEM fields.

Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium returns March 27

The David and Lorraine Freed Undergraduate Research Symposium, hosted by the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, takes place from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, in the main lobby of the STEPS building.

The event, now in its 16th year, brings together students from Lehigh University and Lafayette College to showcase undergraduate research achievement, celebrate experiential learning, and encourage students to use research to enrich their educational experiences.

ISE alum to deliver 2019 commencement address

Former U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma ’90, Vice Chair and Partner at The Asia Group and Lehigh trustee, will deliver the address at Lehigh’s 151st spring commencement on Monday, May 20.

Verma, whom Forbes called “one of the most consequential envoys to ever occupy the prestigious post,” is a distinguished and dedicated Lehigh industrial and systems engineering alum who has left his mark on the worlds of business, law, diplomacy, and the military.

Electrically-heated silicate glass appears to defy Joule's first law

Characterizing and predicting how electrically-heated silicate glass behaves is important because it is used in a variety of devices that drive technical innovations. Silicate glass is used in display screens. Glass fibers power the internet. Nanoscale glass devices are being deployed to provide breakthrough medical treatments such as targeted drug-delivery and re-growing tissue.