Would you like to spend 3 weeks in Costa Rica earning 3 Lehigh credits next winter break? If so, come to the information session where Professors Morris and Weisman will share information about the experience and courses. You can choose one of two course options: EES 042: The Natural History of Costa Rica (3 cr. Natural Science) or SDEV 122: Sustainable Development – The Costa Rican Experience (3 cr. Social Science). There are no pre-requisites - students from all majors and years are welcome to apply!
Join us to hear about Lehigh's best kept secret, the 23rd annual Iacocca Global Village for Future Leaders. This program gives Lehigh students the unique experience spending the summer with young leaders from around the world. There will be a full scholarship given to one student from each college at Lehigh. To find out more about this incredible opportunity, come to our information session on April 9 in the Global Union, 2nd floor of Coxe Hall at 4:00 PM - There Will Be Cookies!
The Bazaar highlights and celebrates the global identities and perspectives at Lehigh and from our local community. The Bazaar will feature free international food tastings, a fashion show, an array of international music, interactive booths, a flag parade with Marching 97 and student and community performances. This event is free and open to the public.
Lehigh University and the International Labour Organization have partnered to present a discussion of the future of work, as part of the ILO's 100th anniversary celebration. This one-day conference on "An Equitable and Sustainable Future of Work" features addresses by dignitaries including United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development and Chief Economist, Elliott Harris, and Executive Director of the ILO for North America, Kevin Cassidy. The conference will also present a series of panels focusing on “Effective Lifelong Learning Systems,” “Transformative Agenda for Equality,” and “Improving Global Value Chains for Decent Work.” This event is free to members of the university community. To learn more and register, visit global.lehigh.edu/futureofwork
The 32nd International Bazaar is almost here!!! The Bazaar is one of the largest international events at Lehigh that gives students and campus clubs the opportunity to showcase the diversity on campus. If interested in performing, participating in a fashion show, or having a table make sure you register by Wednesday, March 20th. Registration Link (Performance/ Fashion Show): https://goo.gl/forms/fX5gMTv1mBuWAdWu2 Registration link (Tabling) https://goo.gl/forms/vvYl06qW9ibNFOK82 Date of Bazaar: Saturday, April 27th 1-4PM Location: UC Front Lawn
Announcing New International Services and Insurance Program: This program is administered by International SOS (ISOS), which has been providing the Lehigh community with medical, security and travel services since 2009. The new benefits include coverage of sickness and accident medical expenses up to $10,000, as well as emergency dental coverage, medical evacuation and more. ISOS can help you find doctors who speak English, coordinate your care, and arrange payment so that you avoid out of pocket costs. You can learn more about the program and review the full summary of benefits in the Lehigh ISOS portal at go.lehigh.edu/isos. The Lehigh University Student International Services and Insurance Program remains unchanged. All faculty and staff traveling on Lehigh related business are automatically covered by this policy effective immediately. If you are planning an international trip, please visit the ISOS portal before you leave to register your travel plans. Although registration is not required, this will help facilitate communications and access to the appropriate assistance and insurance coverage in the event of an emergency. In the ISOS portal, you can also sign up for medical or security alerts, create your emergency record to make it easy to access your health information anywhere, and print an ISOS membership card with contact information. Personal travel befo re or after the official activity is not covered. Individuals may purchase an individual personal plan and more details are available on the Lehigh ISOS portal at go.lehigh.edu/isos. Please attend one of the information sessions to learn about the new plan.
Come meet other scholars and learn about American food culture with the Lehigh dietitian! Tuesday, Feb 19 at 4:00 in the Global Union (second floor of Coxe Hall) Please sign up here: Visiting Scholar Meet-up!
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology is a science and technology research university, among the world’s top ten, dedicated to the creation of knowledge and the development of human capital and leadership, for the advancement of the State of Israel and all humanity. Come to this information session to learn more about studying abroad at this institution!
Keeping the HOPE alive: a journey from a Palestinian refugee camp to Lehigh University | Global Union
Mahdawi ’22, who was born and raised in a refugee camp in Palestine, will be sharing his discovery of peace through various points in his journey witnessing the human capacity to cause each other harm, and the human capacity for empathy and understanding.
Want to study abroad in Italy this summer? Then attend this info session to hear more about the faculty-led study abroad program, Lehigh in Italy, led by Professor Viscardi. This program offers the opportunity to earn 6 credits (The Architecture of Carlo Scarpa- HU and Architectural Drawing- HU) during 4 weeks of study in "The Veneto" region of Italy. The program will explore the regional characteristics of The Veneto cities of Padua, Venice, Vicenza, and Verona with an architectural focus on the work of the 20th century Venetian architect, Carlo Scarpa.
Visiting scholars are welcome to join us for light refreshments and the chance to meet other scholars who are here at Lehigh. You are also welcome to invite your faculty host if you like. Please click on the website link below to let us know if you will be attending!
A modest travel grant is available to doctoral students who need financial assistance to travel abroad for work related to their research. Awards of up to $1500 are made on a competitive basis and may be used to fund travel abroad for attending a conference to make a presentation or conducting research or scholarly work. To apply, click the link below. Application deadline: February 15, 2019
Do you want to study abroad in Paris this summer? Then come to this info session where Professor John Savage will discuss the faculty led Lehigh in Paris program. Lehigh in Paris is an exciting summer study abroad program devoted to discovering the history and culture of the city of Paris. During the month of July, students live together in Paris and participate in excursions and outings four days per week. Classes take place around the city as students discover famous monuments, museums and neighborhoods while studying their origins and significance. The program offers six Lehigh Humanities credits, though students can opt to take up to eight credits if they wish. The program is open to all students, regardless of major. No French language or European history background is required.
Interested in studying abroad and engaging in an internship this summer? Then attend this information session to learn more about the Lehigh in Shanghai study abroad program led by Professor Yao. This program focuses on learning about Chinese culture and business protocol in a Chinese company. Students have the opportunity to take 6 credits, 3 of which consist of an internship experience. While at internship placements, students will be working in various types of environments in Shanghai, including multinationals, joint ventures, state-owned companies, foreign-owned companies, hospitals, NGOs, schools, or government offices. Applications due FEBRUARY 1, 2019!
Still looking for something to do this summer? Consider volunteering abroad in Antigua! Attend this information session to learn more about ServeAbroad Antigua, a 9 day service trip to the beautiful islands of Antigua and Barbuda. Past service projects include painting schools, assisting teachers in a school for disabled children, and working on a Rotary community project. Students will also have the opportunity to explore the islands! (Note: ServeAbroad Antigua is non-credit bearing.)
Interested in research and studying abroad? Then come to an info session to learn more about the Lehigh in Ireland Summer Study Abroad program! During this program, students travel to The National University of Ireland, Galway for a 6 week summer experience. Students have the opportunity to complete research practicum for 3 credits and to take an Irish Studies course for 3 credits. There are a variety of research practicum topics including, engineering, biology, CSB, design, and social sciences.
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