Past Events

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 11:30 to 14:00

Lehigh ADVANCE invites you to SHINE for 2014-2015.

STEM Women and their allies and supporters are invited to a creative team building activity on August 21, 2014 from 12-2pm.

Lunch will be available starting at 11:30. RSVP by August 18 by this link:

Click the image of the painting for more details.

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 13:00 to 14:00

Dr. Natasha Vermaak's colleague Dr. Brett Compton is speaking on 3D Printing of Composites with Controlled Architecture. The lecture is open to the public in Room 466 Packard Laboratory.  Lehigh ADVANCE supports Dr. Compton's visit to the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics as part of building diverse research collaboration teams to support the careers of STEM women faculty.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 19:00 to 21:00

Lehigh University welcomes Dr. Kathy Sullivan, LU Alumna, first American woman to perform a spacewalk, and current administrator of NOAA. Details on poster below.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 16:00 to 20:00

The Annual Sigma Xi Banquet will take place on April 24, 2014.  New Members will be initiated.

Keynote Lecture: "How the Turtle Got Its Shell" by Dr. Scott Gilbert, Senior Research ASsociate, Howeard A. Schneiderman Professor Emeritus, Develpmental Biology, Swarthmore College.

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 16:00 to 17:00

Discerning the role of HapIn1a during skeletogenesis of the zebrafish fin.

This presentation discusses Govindan's research project that received a Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR) Award and will include helpful hints for writing a successful GIAR proposal.  Next GIAR proposal deadline is 3/15/2014. Graduate students especially welcome.


Friday, January 24, 2014 - 16:00

Speaking for the trees: paleoecological insights on the causes and dynamics of abrupt forest change.

Dr. Robert Booth, EES, Lehigh University

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 13:00 to 14:00

Lehigh is an AWIS member.  If you'd like to watch this webinar, please contact Marci Levine, mjl410.

AWIS Webinar - Interdisciplinary Mentoring in Science

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 13:00 to 14:00

Lehigh is a member of AWIS.  If you'd like to watch this webinar, please contact Marci Levine, mjl410.

AWIS Webinar - Need a Career Boost? Find out How a Career Coach Can Help.


Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 13:00 to 14:00

Lehigh is a member of AWIS.  If you're interested in watching this webinar, contact Marci Levine, mjl410.

AWIS Webinar - Developing a Mentoring Program: Lessons from Experience


Friday, January 24, 2014 - 12:15 to 16:15

Joshua Correll, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Colorado, studies our tendencies to associate such racial and ethnic outgroup members with threat and the ways this impacts attention, face processing and behavior.  More details to come, for more information about Dr. Correll's research, visit is lab page.