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  Summer 2017
BALANCING SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS
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Balancing success and happiness
The Women in Business student group's annual conference aims to inspire students as they prepare to launch their careers.
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ILLUMINATE: THE LEHIGH BUSINESS BLOG
latest from illuminate: the lehigh business blog
Learn more about hackers, ransomware, trust, and the future of Bitcoin. Read More >
IEX CEO BRAD KATSUYAMA SPEAKS AT LEHIGH
iex ceo brad katsuyama speaks at lehigh
Katsuyama met with students before delivering his talk on "Flash Boys" at Baker Hall.
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DELOITTE CEO SHARES WISDOM WITH THE WALL STREET COUNCIL
Deloitte CEO shares wisdom with the wall street council
For CEO Cathy Engelbert '86, lessons learned at Lehigh and in business range from time on the basketball court to artificial intelligence, work-life balance and how to treat millennials in the workplace. Read More >
CBE PROFESSOR RANKS 12TH WORLDWIDE IN SCHOLARLY CONTRIBUTIONS
cbe professor ranks 12th worldwide in scholarly contributions
S. McKay Price is recognized by the Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) rankings for the number of articles he has publised in top peer-reviewed real estate journals. Read More >
THE CHANGING DYNAMICS OF THE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY
THE CHANGING DYNAMICS OF THE COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY
Nearly 100 students from Lehigh's ire@l program attended the Stacom Family Executive Speaker Series event in Lower Manhattan. Read More >
US NEWS & WORLD REPORT RANKS FLEX MBA
US news & world report ranks flex mba
Lehigh's Flex MBA is ranked No. 20 for 2018 - the highest ranking in program history. Read More >
STARTUP FOUNDERS LISTED ON FORBES '30 UNDER 30'
startup founders listed on forbes '30 under 30'
Three alums were named to Forbes 30 Under 30: Education List for 2017 because of their concept that brings live business cases to the university classroom. Read More >
FROM THE DESK OF....
                              GeOrgette C. Phillips

we are very proud!

 

Dear CBE Friends, 

Welcome to the Summer 2017 Business Update. It is my pleasure to share the latest happenings in the College of Business and Economics.

Commencement is always one of my favorite events of the academic year. My tremendous sense of pride in the accomplishments of our graduates accompanies a feeling of excitement for what lies ahead for them. They have been...

Georgette C. Phillips,
Kevin L. and Lisa A. Clayton Dean of the College of Business and Economics

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Low Birth Weights Tied to Coal Power Plant Emissions. Lehigh economists studied the effects of coal power plant emissions on birth weights in nearby New Jersey counties. REAMORE>
After ISIS. ISIS is likely to be crushed in Iraq within the next year. READ MORE>
Vincent Munley Named University Service Professor. Munley was named University Service Professor in recognition of his exceptional service to Lehigh. READ MORE>
Around Campus
Kevin Clayton '84, '13P Named New Chair of Lehigh's Board of Trustees. Clayton, who served as Lehigh's interim president for the 2014-15 academic year, was selected as the next chair. READ MORE>
Ruhle Offers No-Nonsense Rules for Graduates During 149th Commencement Ceremony. Ruhle encouraged the Class of 2017 to use their minds, and their voices, in the pursuit of positive change in the worldREAD MORE>
A Hero is Laid to Rest at Arlington National Cemetery. Thomas Schaefer '53, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, was the ranking military officer among the 52 Americans held hostage in the U.S. Embassy in Iran from 1979 to 1981READ MORE>
A Bold Move West. Lehigh embarks on an exciting new era with a series of West Coast initiativesREAD MORE>
From Experience to Impact: A Step Forward for Mountaintop. Lehigh will fund 13 exciting, high-impact Mountaintop projects during the summer of 2017READ MORE>
When Lehigh Beat Duke: An Oral History. On March 16, 2012 the No. 15-seeded Lehigh Mountain Hawks stunned mighty No. 2 Duke in the NCAA Men's Basketball TournamentREAD MORE>
Honors Covocation Recognizes Academic Achievement. The 38th Honors Convocation recognized juniors and seniors who earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.6 or higherREAD MORE>
 
did you know? Bobby Weaver '83 won a gold medal in wrestling in the 1984 Olympic Games.
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