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A Scholar's Critical Playlist
From hip-hop to mass incarceration, James Peterson seeks to spark meaningful discussion about diversity among a wider audience.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Beyond 'Blanket Truths'
Corinne Post strives to better understand the circumstances in which women thrive as leaders—and what makes them more successful than men.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
The Changing Face of Marriage in Mali
Polygyny, a seemingly outdated vestige of rural life, has evolved into an institution compatible with modern living in urban Mali. Bruce Whitehouse examines how marriage is understood and practiced in West Africa—and the potential consequences of its changing meaning.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
A More Resilient Civil Infrastructure
Researchers in Lehigh's ATLSS Center work to fortify structures against natural disasters, protecting life and property.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Encouraging Maternal Attachment
Susan Woodhouse examines maternal behavior and infant response to forge a path to more effective interventions for racially diverse and low-income families.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Impact of the JOBS Act
The JOBS Act of 2012 was supposed to help make it easier for early-stage companies to go public. Years later, Kathleen Hanley questions whether the Act may have unintended consequences for capital formation.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
A Focused Attack on Cancer Cells
Conventional chemotherapy attacks both good and bad cells. Damien Thévenin develops a system to deliver anti-cancer drugs exclusively to cancer cells based on the relative acidity of their environments.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Uncharted Territory
Martin Harmer's research could fundamentally transform basic understanding of thermal processes, leading to revolutionary advances in the performance and applications of materials. The W.M. Keck Foundation has awarded Harmer a $1 million grant to discover and study the mechanisms that govern anti-thermal processes that appear to reverse nature.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
A Global Collaboration
The Institute for Metal Forming's new name honors the Loewy Family Foundation, whose generous support has allowed it to foster collaborative research on an international scale.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Moving Youth Toward Success
Lee Kern works with a team of researchers to learn how to best help students experiencing mental health and behavioral disorders.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016


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