BUSINESS UPDATE

Spring 2018

Dear CBE Friends,

Welcome to the Spring 2018 Business Update. It is my pleasure to share with you 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....

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

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Top Stories

Lehigh Soterra Team in Finals for $1 Million Jain Women's Safety Prize

Lehigh Soterra Team in Finals for $1 Million Jain Women's Safety Prize

As one of 5 finalists in the $1 million Anu and Naveen Jain Women's Safety Prize competition, they demonstrated that their device can help keep women safe. They will learn the results at the United Nations on June 6th.
Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert to Graduates: 'Do What Hasn't been Done'

Deloitte CEO Cathy Engelbert to Graduates: 'Do What Hasn’t Been Done'

Cathy Engelbert '86, the first woman to become CEO of one of the 'Big Four' professional services firms, offered words of advice and encouragement to the Lehigh Class of 2018.

Startup Academy @NasdaqCenter Launches in Silicon Valley

Startup Academy @NasdaqCenter Launches in Silicon Valley

The College of Business and Economics is piloting a three-month summer internship that will place business students in early stage startups in Silicon Valley.

Three Lehigh Students Win Energy Economics Competition

Three Lehigh Students Win Energy Economics Competition

Students received second place in the U.S. Association for Energy Economics case competition.

Lehigh Ranked No. 6 Top Online MBA by Poets&Quants in 2018

Lehigh Ranked No. 6 Top Online MBA by Poets&Quants in 2018

Poets&Quants based its rankings on three core dimensions.

Winter in Peru

Winter in Peru

CBE students in the Global Citizenship Program cohort travelled to Peru this winter.

Using Virtual Reality to Diagnose Glaucoma

Using Virtual Reality to Diagnose Glaucoma

IBE students develop a prototype that utilizes virtual reality technology to administer a field test that would screen for glaucoma.

More Than Just A Hackathon

More Than Just A Hackathon

Lehigh FinTech Group planned, cohosted, and won a hackathon competition against some of the top universities in the country.

Extraordinary Outcomes for Lehigh's 1-MBA and M2 Programs

Extraordinary Outcomes for Lehigh's 1-MBA and M2 Programs

Students in Lehigh's 1-MBA and M2 cohorts find opportunity post-graduation.

 

Faculty Focus

What Makes a Great Leader?

Professor Naomi Rothman's research focuses on the social consequences of emotions in the workplace, power, justice and negotiations.

IlLUminate: The Lehigh Business Blog

Subscribe to IlLUminate, our dynamic, multimedia platform that offers fascinating insights into the latest research and thoughtful perspectives on the business of business.

Does Yelp Help?

Daisy Dai, assistant professor of economics, studies whether paid search ads are profitable investments.

Around Campus

Progress on the 'Path to Prominence'

View the website to see the latest for "a stronger, more dynamic Lehigh."

Opening Doors, Changing Lives

As Lehigh expands its efforts to help students from all backgrounds find a place on South Mountain, four Mountain Hawks share in their own words why those efforts matter.

"Check Your Blind Spots" Mobile tour Visits Lehigh

The event provided participants the opportunity to learn about unconscious bias.

Lehigh Announces Interdisciplinary Research Institutes

The Institutes build upon existing strengths in areas in which Lehigh can make broad societal impact.

Lehigh Provost Pat Farrell Shares Progress on Planned Health College

Plans for the new College, which will open in 2020, are well under way.

Carly Fiorina: On Leadership and Ethics

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and 2016 Republican presidential candidate delivers inaugural Peter S. Hagerman '61 Lecture in Ethics.

Lehigh's Graduate Engineering, Education and MBA Programs Highly Ranked

Programs were highly ranked among the nation's schools in recently released 2019 U.S. News and World Report Graduate School Rankings.

Colson Whitehead Delights in MLK Talk at Lehigh

Widely acclaimed author shared insights into the process of writing 'The Underground Railroad.'

Lehigh Breaks Ground for SouthSide Commons

Lehigh celebrated the formal ground breaking for an apartment-style residence hall for 400-plus students that is a key component of the University's expansion plans.

Lehigh Expo Showcases Students' Creativity

About 600 students from across disciplines put their work on display in an expo in Building C on the Mountaintop Campus.

The Marching 97 Ushered in the New Year in London

Lehigh's Marching 97 joined performers from around the world in the 2018 New Year's Day Parade in London, England.

Did You Know?

In the 1970s, the home of the College of Business and Economics was Drown Hall.