The Humanities Center provides a physical home as well as intellectual, financial, and organizational support for students, faculty, and staff who wish to come together to participate in humanistic inquiry, understood in the broadest possible terms.
The purpose of the Africana Studies Program is to engender in Lehigh students an intellectual appreciation of the life and culture of people of African descent worldwide, especially in the United States, thereby enriching the Lehigh curriculum and increasing the relevance of a Lehigh education to a culturally diverse society and world. In the best tradition of a liberal arts education, Africana Studies expands all Lehigh students’ critical understanding of their own heritage in interaction with other cultures.
Latin American and Latino Studies
Offering courses in Anthropology, Art, Architecture, and Design, History, International Relations, Political Science, Sociology, and Spanish, the Latin American Studies (LAS) program at Lehigh University offers students an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Latin America.
The Asian Studies program provides undergraduates in any college within Lehigh an opportunity to acquire a systematic knowledge of Asia, specifically East Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific. The program focuses on the rich historical and cultural heritage of the countries of Asia.
Global Studies is a relatively new major, only available at schools with numerous, strong, globally-oriented departments. Because many important issues now facing the world can’t be addressed by just one department or discipline, the Global Studies major is different from traditional majors. It is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary program.
Center for Global Islamic Studies
Launched in the fall of 2009, the Center is an intellectual community committed to the study of Islamic civilization. With the support of a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, CGIS promotes interdisciplinary teaching and research designed to take Islamic Studies into and beyond the classroom by offering students, faculty and the broader community a variety of forums for dialogue, debate and experiential learning.
The Lehigh Review
Each year for the past eighteen, Lehigh University has published The Lehigh Review, an entirely student-produced journal of the arts and sciences. Each issue contains some of the best scholarly writing by Lehigh undergraduates.
The Pride Center
The Pride Center is here to create a safe and supportive academic environment for all Lehigh students through educational opportunities and support and advocacy for LGBTQIA students. The office strives to improve Lehigh’s campus climate through collaborations with the Women’s Center, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and other programs, outreach to students, staff, and faculty, and the inclusion and integration of LGBTQIA issues campus-wide.
Office of Multicultural Affairs
We offer a range of programs,discussions, social events, resources, guest lectures and events to get you started down the path of self-discovery. If you've already started these processes, OMA programs and services can offer ways to increase your knowledge, enhance your skills and deepen your appreciation for diversity.
Center for Gender Equity (formerly The Women's Center)
Conveniently located on the second floor of the University Center, we provide a dynamic space for conversations, meetings, and project planning. You can learn more about us by using the links to the right.
The Dialogue Center
The Center for Dialogue, Ethics and Spirituality serves the educational mission of Lehigh University by providing space and resources designed to enhance the “ethical and spiritual development” of those who live and work at Lehigh—students, faculty and staff.
Gender Violence Education and Support
The Office of Gender Violence Education and Support works to change campus climate and culture around sexual assault, rape, intimate partner abuse, and stalking from a healthy relationship approach through both education and support.
Lehigh ADVANCE: Building Community Beyond Academic Departments, a five year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE - Institutional Transformation (IT) program, is part of a national push to increase the ranks of women in academic science and engineering careers.