Lehigh University

This week's guests are Deb Sacarakis and Andy Cassano of Lehigh University's Zoellner Arts Center, who talked  with host Bill Dautremont-Smith about the first half of their upcoming 2017-2018 season.  

They  discussed some of the performances they are excited about spanning music and dance in their Guest Artist series, as well as in Lehigh's own Theatre Department and Music Department presentations.

(Original air-date: 8/21/2017)

PA School for Global Entrepreneurship Partners with WDIY

Jul 28, 2017

Each year, the Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship brings together American high school students with international high school students (ages 16-17) from all regions of the world for four weeks to live and learn together at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. This year, WDIY was fortunate to be a part of the PSGE program and worked with a bright group of students as part of their final project.

Previewing the CIRQUE IT! Festival on LV Arts Salon

Jul 12, 2017

CIRQUE IT! is Bethlehem's newest festival, a joyous 3-day celebration of the many faces of the circus arts, and a creative collaboration between ArtsQuest, Touchstone Theatre, and the Zoellner Arts Center (July 14-16, 2017). 

Kenn Michael previews Zoellner Arts Center's upcoming Spring 2017 season.

Joining him are guests Andrew Cassano, Administrative Director at Zoellner, and Deborah Sacarakis, Artistic Director at Zoellner. A full list of Zoellner's events is available at their website.

(Original air-date: 1/16/2017)
 

The topic of this edition of Lehigh Valley Discourse is Pennsylvanian author John Updike, who is considered to be one of the giants of U.S. 20th-century literature.

Host John Pearce is joined by Dr. Jack DeBellis, professor emeritus at Lehigh University and a leading scholar on Updike, who discusses Updike's life and literary pursuits. 

(Original air-date: 12/1/2016)

Were you aware that Lehigh University, in addition to its engineering and wrestling fame, is also nationally and internationally known for its College of Education?

Gary Sasso, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Education, joins community host Sally Handlon to talk about the achievements of this college over its past 100 years as well as discussing the future of education.

(Original air-date: 8/18/2016)

This week's guests are Deborah Sacarakis and Andrew Cassano of the Zoellner Arts Center, celebrating their 20th season this year. 

They talk with host Bill Dautremont-Smith about the upcoming highlights of the fall half of Zoellner's 2016/17 Season that opens with "Rhythmic Circus" on Sept 10, 2016.

(Original air-date: 8/15/2016)

Bill Hunter, Lehigh University's Primary Representative to the United Nations, and Director of the LU/UN Partnership, joins host Galen Godbey to discuss experiential education as enabled by Lehigh's Global Union program and UN NGO (non-governmental organization) status.

(Original air-date: 1/28/2016)

WDIY Classics host Karen El-Chaar speaks with Dr. Stephen Sametz, Lehigh University Choral Arts Artistic Director, about his oratorio "A Child's Requiem."  Dedicated to those killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting on December 14, 2012, Newtown, Connecticut, the libretto is based on writings of elementary school children in response to tragedy and loss.

"A Child's Requiem" will be performed at Zoellner Arts Center, November 6th & 7th at 8PM in Baker Hall.

On this WDIY-produced TEDx Radio special, host Bill Dautremont-Smith talks with the co-organizers of TEDxLehighRiver 2015 taking place September 19th at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown. Dave Willard is the retired Director of Community Relations at Olympus and Lisa Getzler is the Executive Director of Lehigh University's Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Innovation. The theme for this year's event is "Why Not?" WDIY is a proud media sponsor of TEDxLehighRiver.

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