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All Lehigh students are encourages to attend and bring a dish. Follow the link below to sign up!



Then join us for a brown bag discussion on Thursday April 24 12 noon in the M-roomWhat is feminism for a women of color? Come support the Lovely Lambda Ladies of LTA and women over all as we bring awareness to end violence against all daughters, sisters, mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, wives, aunts, cousins and friends. The bearers of life

Networking Event for STEM Underrepresented Minorities in New York City! 
Sponsored by Grad Life and the Office of Research and Graduate Studies.

When: May 1, 2014
What time: 6:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: New York Academy of Sciences/ Science Alliance

Celebrate the launch of the Minority Graduate Student Network/New York Academy of Science Partnership!

MGSN is a group organized and managed by graduate students that aims to retain and increase the number of underrepresented minority (URM) students pursuing advanced degrees in STEM. Membership is comprised of master's, Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D. students who attend well established institutions in the greater NYC metropolitan area and conduct research in a variety scientific fields. Currently, the MGSN is expanding its community so that all URM students and postdocs in the greater NYC area have access to and are aware of its events, mentors, and resources.

Want to go?

Here's what you need to do:

1) Click on the link below to register yourself with NYAS for the event:

2) Click here to register yourself so Grad Life knows you are going!

(Once we know how many people will attend, we'll figure out transportation.)

3) Hold onto receipts as we will reimburse you for registration and transportation.

4) After attending the event, bring your receipts for registration and transportation to the Grad Life Office for reimbursement.


The 11th Annual Pizza Taste Off for Graduate Appreciation Week is now history.  Thank you to the judges, grad students, helpers and pizza eaters that came out to Lamberton Hall.  We had seven local pizza restaurants participating and hope that all of you patronize their business.  Thank you to Dominoes, Sal's Brick Oven, Rosanna's Restaurant, Pandini's, Hawk's Nest, Campus Pizza and Sotto Santi for providing us with delicious pizza for all our students and judges. We had a record setting day with 169 attendees!  Here are the results of the contest:

POPULAR VOTE - (Audience votes)

1st Place - Hawk's Nest
2nd Place - Tie between Dominoes and Sal's Brick Oven
3rd Place - Rosanna's



Category:  Cheese

1st Place - Sal's Brick Oven
2nd Place - Campus Pizza
3rd Place - Sotto Santi

Category:  Veggie

1st Place -  Hawk's Nest
2nd Place - Sal's  Brick Oven
3rd Place - Dominoes

Category:  Specialty

1st Place - Rosanna's
2nd Place - Hawk's Nest
3rd Place - Pandini's


Train your body, mind, and spirit with this powerfully invigorating practice. intenSati combines empowering affirmations with interval training, martial arts, dance, and yoga. You will leave class feeling stronger, uplifted, and inspired!  Check it out:

Cost: 10 classes: $20 (or $5 drop-in fee)
Fridays 4:30 - 5:30 pm (Feb. 21-April 25)
Location: Zoellner 121
Sign up at the Graduate Life Office, 217 W. Packer Ave. 

International Student Discussion Group -Wednesdays at 2:30pm Are you an international student looking for support or advice about adjusting to American culture, making new friends, or succeeding academically/professionally? Would you like to talk with other international students about their experiences?  The international student discussion group is a place for international students to talk with one another and offer advice, resources, and support to help each other through the cultural adjustment process. The group is facilitated by counselors from the counseling center and is on a drop-in basis. It is not a therapy group, and you do not need to fill out paperwork at the counseling center to come to the group. Just meet us in the Peak Performance Center (1st floor, Johnson Hall) from 2:30pm to 3:30pm on Wednesdays this semester. Come when you want to, but please stay for the whole time if you come that week. Email Val (, Adrian ( ), or Song ( if you have any questions or would like more information. 

Check out Career Services Spring Series of Workshops here.
Graduate Student Senate Meeting - Wednesdays at Noon in Rauch 91.  Upcoming dates for GSS General Meetings: April 23.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Lehigh Valley has a one-to-one mentoring program at Broughal Middle School and is a partner of Lehigh University.  They are looking to serve more children at this site and are interested in recruiting Lehigh University students/faculty who would be willing to give an hour of their time once a week to a child facing adversity.  Tel: 610-391-1827 x107

The Humanities Center will be exploring the concept of "HOME" in a multi-part series:  For more information on the series, please click here

LU Shuttle Bus Info
Student Activities offers a FREE shuttle bus service to the Promenade shopsLehigh Valley Mall, and Wal-Mart.  Please visit the bus schedule.