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Selected Media Coverage: December 8, 2003

**Lehigh in the News** {online press clippings from other news sources}

Pennsylvania Cable Network's Journalists' Roundtable
Staff of Lehigh's Brown and White Featured on Journalists' Roundtable

The staff of the Brown and White was featured on PCN's hour-long program where they sat down with PCN Vice President of Programming William J. Bova to discuss how current issues influence the lives of the Lehigh student body as well as all Pennsylvanians. The program aired on Thursday, December 4 and Sunday, December 7. PCN's Journalists' roundtable is a regular program of rotating panel members that gather to bring their candid perspectives on issues facing PA residents.
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The Reading Eagle (Circulation: 92,261)
Mark Luckenbill, a ninth grader at Antietam High School, recently performed with the Lehigh University Choir as a Sebastian Artist-in-Residence under the direction of internationally renowned composer and conductor Steven Sametz, professor of music at Lehigh.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Lehigh Athletes Cheer 20 Needy Families

The Mountain Hawks' 25 teams pitched in to raise $30,000 worth of gifts for 20 needy families at Lehigh's fifth annual "Adopt-A-Family" program that took place inside the Taylor Gym athletic complex.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Lehigh a Crucial Link in the Supply Chain for Agere

Lehigh University has helped Agere put a demand forecasting system in place that is reducing excess inventory and boosting the number of times each year the company completely sells out its stock. Agere's move to such a production model makes the use of demand forecasting models essential, said David Wu, chairman of Lehigh's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering who directed the team of students that performed the research for the statistical models. ''If you have in-house production, you could have capacity anytime you wanted,'' Wu said. ''When you outsource production, you are in competition with everyone else who also wants capacity.''
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The Express Times (Circulation: 48,223)
Mountain Hawks Double Trouble in Sheridan Duals

The Lehigh Mountain Hawk's wrestling team (6-1) completed the brutal first leg of its schedule Saturday by sweeping the 19th Sheridan Duals with wins over American University and Rider before a sparse crowd of 861 fans who braved the elements at Stabler Arena.
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Times News (Lehighton, PA) (Circulation: 17,004)
Grant Will Provide In-the-Home Guidance for New Moms

Lehigh University was one of the contributors to a grant called "Right from the Start" that will provide assistance to pregnant mothers of children up to three years old.
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**Alumni in the News

Business Wire

Mike Regan, who has a B.S. in information systems and an MBA with a concentration in finance from Lehigh, has been named Vice President, Worldwide Professional Services of Datasweep.
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Petersburg Progress Index, VA (Circulation: 14,784)
Celebrated Scientist Returns to Petersburg

Dr. James P. Wightman, who studied chemistry at Lehigh, spoke before a forum of peers as the Virginia Section of the American Chemical Society held its December meeting at the Governor's School.
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Savanah Business Report, GA (Circulation: 8,000)
Merril Lynch has named Craig Robson, who graduated from Lehigh in 1991, a Business Financial Advisor.
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**News of Interest

The Express Times (Circulation: 48,223)
Apartment Planning Abounds in Bethlehem

An Emmaus developer is proposing a 48-unit apartment complex near Lehigh University's athletic fields. Fretz Simonds Home Builders submitted plans to the city's planning office for garden apartments along William Street, on the south slope of South Mountain.
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The Express Times (Circulation: 48,223)
Valley has Plenty of Work To Do

A recent report by a Washington, DC think tank mentioned Lehigh University as one of the Lehigh Valley's key assets. The report says the Lehigh Valley faces an uncertain economic future unless it improves at attracting investment to urban centers and comes up with better ways to plan and get communities to work together.
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Posted on Monday, December 08, 2003

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