Lehigh University

rendering of maker space studio

Lehigh University

Mountaintop Campus

Academic Innovation

The adaptive use of this former Bethlehem Steel research facility is revolutionizing college education.

Many colleges are failing to prepare students for their working lives

Lehigh University students at the new Mountaintop Campus, where the school aims to shift the undergraduate experience, teaching students to think for themselves as they imagine their future careers. (Photo by Christa Neu, Lehigh University Communications and Public Affairs)

A Classroom Leaves the Syllabus to the Students

A growing number of universities want to provide students with adaptable spaces for innovation, particularly for graduate students in applied sciences whose ideas might turn into businesses