Sam Bencheghib '19 ran from coast to coast to raise awareness of ocean pollution.
The university has now received the prestigious award in two consecutive years.
For more than a decade, Lehigh University students have served as volunteers and official rapporteurs for the annual Committee on Teaching about the United Nations (CTAUN) conference, held at UN headquarters in New York City.
Lehigh University students will present a Parallel Session at the annual United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in March.
The Lehigh University and United Nations Partnership hosted a faculty teach-in on Sept. 24, where three Lehigh faculty members weighed in on Trump’s address to the UN.
Adama Dieng, the United Nations Secretary-General’s special adviser on the prevention of genocide discussed global issues like human rights abuses, war crimes, human trafficking and genocides.
Brian Letts ’18 is the 44th Lehigh student to intern at the United Nations, but the first one to do so outside of New York. He is working at Sustainable United Nations (SUN) in Geneva, Switzerland.
Sam Bencheghib is passionate about adventure and the environment. The 22-year-old athlete and environmental activist’s voice is enthusiastic and exuberant about his quest to raise awareness about the world’s plastic pollution crisis.
Brian Letts fed his passion for sustainability and environmental stewardship as a graduate student enrolled in Lehigh’s Environmental Policy Design program - and now, he’ll be the first United Nations intern from Lehigh to serve in Geneva, Switzerland.
Nadine Clopton ’19 represented an NGO while studying abroad in Geneva.
Lehigh hosted a conference entitled “An Equitable and Sustainable Future of Work” on April 11 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the International Labor Organization.
The conference, in partnership with the International Labour Organization, will feature leading economists, scholars and public officials.
Lehigh professors react to the U.N.’s latest update on climate change.
Olivia Barz '19 participates in multiple environmental and sustainable initiatives at Lehigh.
Lehigh research pair were awarded an NIH grant to assess the spread of disease.
Lehigh alumna is an intern at the United Nations headquarters in New York, working with the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth.
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