Lehigh Business, Issue No. 8, Fall 2022

Lehigh Business magazine cover for fall 2022

This school year, faculty and students were asked to think about the potential benefits and harm new technology is continually presenting to us. We explore this idea in the cover story. We are also showing off pictures of our nearly completed Lehigh Business Innovation Building, you'll meet the director of Lehigh Ventures Lab, dive into the latest faculty research, meet two alumni who took time off to travel in a tiny house, a student who's come up with an early warning device for wildfires, and more.

Lehigh Business Dean Georgette Chapman Phillips

Meeting in the Gray Space

Dean Georgette Chapman Phillips on the "Year of Learning."

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Friction vs. Leverage: When do the benefits of technology outweigh the harm?

It’s difficult to think of any industry that hasn’t been disrupted by technological advances in recent decades. From financial services to retail to marketing and communications to lodging to supply chain—the list goes on and on.

Lehigh Business Innovation Building

Almost Home

The new Lehigh Business Innovation Building is nearing completion. Here’s a glimpse of the progress‚ inside and out.

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College and Accounting Program Earn Accreditation

AACSB International, a global nonprofit organization that accredits business schools, has awarded the College of Business and, in a separate review, the accounting program re-accreditation.

Andrew Hill

Up Close: Andrew Hill, Director, Lehigh Ventures Lab

Andrew Hill joins Lehigh Ventures Lab‚ the University’s first startup accelerator for early stage enterprises‚ fresh from founding a startup that provides leadership training to nonprofits.

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SBDC Helping Lehigh Valley Grow

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that Lehigh University Small Business Development Center is the recipient of its 2022 Pennsylvania Small Business Development Center Excellence and Innovation Award.

Sanjay Shah '89 MBA

Vistex Founder’s Journey

Sanjay Shah ’89 MBA featured in Gruhn lecture series.

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Health Care, Food and Fairness

David Rea is algorithmically solving problems with data.

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Gender and Resource Inequality in Innovation

Gauri Subramani found that the U.S. patent process reveals an underrepresentation of women in entrepreneurship.

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Back to Work

Katherine Hodsdon ’11 and her husband Mike ’10 have returned to their corporate jobs after taking a year off to travel the country in a tiny house.

Zoe Sherman

Wildfires Inspired an Award-Winning Invention

Zoe Sherman ’25 is part of a student startup that designed and built an outdoor fire detection device.

Forest Harger

FLEX MBA Student is Shreddin’ the Gnar

Forest Harger’s journey to Burton Snowboards took a gnarly path.

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