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Selected Media Coverage: August 10, 2007

The Associated Press (AP), 8/2/2007
Minn. Bridge Problems Uncovered in 1990

Lehigh’s Richard Sause, director of the Advanced Technology for Large Structural Systems (ATLSS) Center, comments on bridge engineering and structural fatigue.  The article was picked up by national outlets across the country.

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The Wall St. Journal, 7/9/2007
When Discipline Starts a Fight

Lee Kern, Iacocca professor of special education, is asked about disciplining children with special needs. The article looks at what school districts are doing to integrate these children into more “traditional” classrooms.

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NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, 7/23/07
Watch the interview with Henri Barkey (.wmv, 10 minutes 21 seconds)

This past month, Turkey’s parliamentary elections resulted in a “sweeping victory” for moderate Islam. Henri Barkey, professor of international relations, weighs in on the elections and its impact on European and Middle Eastern affairs.

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The Guardian, 7/15/2007
Call to end war signals start of a media battle

A recent New York Times editorial may become a watershed moment for the media and the way they report developments about the war in Iraq. Jack Lule, professor of journalism and communication, shares his thoughts.

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Other highlights of Lehigh in the News from this month include:

  • Education law expert Perry Zirkel discusses special education services in The Wall St. Journal.
  • Lehigh’s newly renovated Linderman Library is featured in a widely distributed AP article.
  • Tina Richardson, chair of counseling psychology, talks about race in The Washington Post.
  • Professor of International Relations Raj Menon writes about Pakistan in The Boston Globe.

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Posted on Friday, August 10, 2007

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