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Lehigh in the Media: October 14, 2003

LEHIGH IN THE NEWS [online press clippings from other news sources]

Science Daily
Microscopic cracks spoil the transparency of glass, nanoresearchers find
A fundamental discovery about the behavior of cooling glass could have a significant impact on the glass and plastic-making industries, say researchers at Lehigh. Himanshu Jain, Diamond chair and professor of material science and engineering at Lehigh, says the breakthrough was made possible by a combination of nanoscopic science and an old-fashioned kitchen recipe. ScienceDaily is one of the Internet's leading online magazines and Web portals devoted to science, technology, and medicine.
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University of California News
UC Riverside, Lehigh University share $3.5 million U.S. Department Of Education grant for Project Reach
Researchers at Lehigh have joined with Frank Gresham, distinguished professor of education at the University of California, to form a national center that will determine effective strategies for treating children with the most severe social, emotional and behavioral problems.
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2003-2004 Lehigh Valley Real Estate Report (Circulation: 7000)
At the head of the class: Lehigh Valley earns high marks for economic potential
Gregory Farrington, president of Lehigh University, was quoted in an article on the economic potential of the Lehigh Valley in the Lehigh Valley Real Estate Report, a publication put out by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC) and distributed to companies that are looking to move to or have recently moved to the Lehigh Valley. "Universities are one of the greatest strategic assets that a region can have," Farrington said. "Not only do the colleges and universities turn out really talented workers, but our cultural offerings make this a really
strong place to live for everyone. They are assets to be exploited."

News of Interest

The Express-Times
District to mull plans for growth
At the top of the list for Bethlehem Area School District's future
building projects is a $35.5 million project for a new Broughal Middle School. Administrators had hoped to negotiate a deal to buy former Bethlehem Steel Corp. land for the school, but the district is now looking for land owned by Lehigh University on
the South Side of Bethlehem.
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Posted on Tuesday, October 14, 2003

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