Mountain Talks

Gain insight into today's hottest topics with some of Lehigh's finest minds with Mountain Talks, brought to you by the Lehigh University Alumni Association. These online presentations will enlighten and educate you on pressing issues and allow you engage personally with talented faculty, staff, and alumni.

Mountain Talks are free and easy to access from any computer. We invite you to take time out of your day and continue your Lehigh education, wherever you are!

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Recent Mountain Talks


"When Trying to Be Unbiased Succeeds (and Fails): The Unexpected Nature of Prejudice"
Presented by Dr. Gordon Moskowitz
Professor and Chair of Lehigh
University's Psychology Department

"Big Data Analytics: The Hype and the Hope"
Presented by Dr. Ted Ralphs
Co-founder and co-director of the Computational Optimization Research at Lehigh Laboratory, chair of Lehigh's High-Performance Computing Steering Committee


"Weighing the Options:
Subsidizing Healthy Foods to Reduce Health Care Costs"

with Chad Meyerhoefer
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"Where Should I Send My Child to School?" 
with Professor Craig Hochbein
Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Lehigh University
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"Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life"
with Bruce Chodosh, '65
Managing Partner, SpectraComm
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"It's Alive!" The Meanings of the Horror Film
with Professor Dawn Keetley
Associate Professor of English, Lehigh University
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"How to Sell Yourself in 15 Seconds or Less"
with Sara Nowlin, '99
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"Understanding the Silent Flight of Owls" with Professor Justin Jaworski
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineer & Mechanics - Read more about Professor Jaworski
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"Exploring the Potential of Game-Based Learning" with Dr. Scott Garrigan
Professor of Practice, Lehigh University College of Education- Read more about Dr. Garrigan

"Multitasking and Mind Wandering" with Professor Kate Arrington
Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Lehigh University Dept. of Psychology - Read more about Dr. Arrington
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"Becoming an Effective Public Speaker" with Rick Fornoff, 74
Communications Consultant, Presentation Coach at Message Clarity - Read more about Rick
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"We Have to Stop Meeting Like This" 
with Mary Wilson, '74G 
Owner, Learning Solutions - Read more about Mary
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"Developing Your Personal Brand" with Regina Lewis, ‘91
Media Contributor, Spokesperson and Trainer - Read more about Regina

"Leadership...It's not you, it's them!!"
 with Scott Neilson, ‘76, '79G
CEO of Mandala Partners International - Read more about Scott
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"Conflict and Negotiation in the Workplace"
 with Tom Mattus, ‘76G
 President of Successful Strategies International, Inc. - Read more about Tom
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"The Insider Perspective on Hiring" with Gailon Jacobs, ‘89, ‘93G
Sr. Manager Global Mobility at RMS - Read more about Gailon

Jack Kloeber

"Handling Uncertainty in Key Decisions" with Jack Kloeber, '77, '88G
Principal at Kromite, LLC- Read more about Jack

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