Host John Pearce welcomes Lehigh University's Professor of Religion Studies, Benjamin G. Wright, to discuss the most ancient translation of the Old Testament--the Septuagint. This writing took the original Hebrew and translated it into Greek which would later play an important role in the transmission of the Old Testament.
Professor Wright, who specializes in Second Temple Judaism and early Christianity, is an accomplished author whose work includes co-editing A New English Translation of the Septuagint.
November 22nd will mark the 150th football game between Lafayette College and Lehigh University -- the "most played" game in all of college football. Guests from both schools discuss The Rivalry and its history, the upcoming game, and the exciting events planned in conjunction with the game -- to be played at a sold out Yankee Stadium!
Host Kenn Michael speaks with teacher, artist, and scholar Curlee Raven Holton about a current exhibition of Holton's works at Lehigh University. The exhibit includes a collection of graphic work that spans Holton's nearly 30-year career in art, from his first lithograph to his current etchings. His prints, described as both evocative and provocative, speak to our human experience and engage the viewer in a shared dialogue about significant personal, political, and cultural events.
What do the following PA companies have in common - Wavefront Research, Dynalene, General Sciences Inc., RDA Inc, Daniel H. Wagner Associated? One clue - remember organizations like Bell Labs and NASA?
Learn more about their common threads - SBIR and STTR - as David Dunn of Lehigh University's Small Business Development Center joins host Sally Handlon.
Host Alan Jennings welcomes Silagh White, adjunct professor in Lehigh University's Baker Institute, to listen back to iconic protest songs and discuss their cultural importance. White is also Director of Arts Engagement and Community Cultural Affairs.
Zoellner Arts Center at Lehigh University continues its performance season with offerings such as the "Moscow Festival Ballet" to "A Couple of Blaguards, Irish Tales" to the "Bach Choir Festival". Administrative Director Andy Cassano and Artistic Director Deb Sacarakis join host Candi Staurinos highlighting the rest of the season's events. (Original air-date February24, 2014).
Host Sally Handlon welcomes Dr. Alice Gast, President of Lehigh University, which was recently ranked 38th in the nation by US News & World Reports annual report of national universities which are research institutions that award degrees at every level. She will be discussing the University and its path to the future as well as other aspects of running this higher education business. (Original air date February 21, 2013.)
NPR News Special Correspondent Michele Norris stopped by WDIY this afternoon for a short visit with donors, board members and staff. Ms. Norris is in town as part of Lehigh University's Martin Luther King celebration. She will give the keynote presentation this afternoon (1/24) at 4:30pm at Lehigh's Packard Lab, which will be followed by a book signing and reception, all of which is free and open to the public.