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Selected Media Coverage: November 6, 2003

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

The Los Angeles Times (Circulation: 1,014,044)
Los Angeles Times Reports Death of Lynn Beedle

Lynn S. Beedle, 85, University Distinguished Professor of civil engineering at Lehigh and a structural engineer who created the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat and championed "an elegant tower, perhaps the tallest in the world" to replace the World Trade Center destroyed by terrorists in 2001, died Thursday.
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WHYY - NPR Philly
Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane

Eric Kaplan, dean of admissions at Lehigh, was interviewed on National Public Radio's Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane today on the topic of the pressure faced by high school seniors heading to college. When asked about the perception among parents and prospective students that the essay needs to be perfect, Kaplan said, "At highly selective institutions like Lehigh, the essay plays an important role, but the reality is it doesn't have to be perfect. It has to be good. And good means genuine."
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The House of Representatives, Foreign Policy Research Institute
Henri Barkey, chair of the international relations department and Bernard L. and Bertha F. Cohen Professor of International Relations, recently addressed the Democratic caucus of the House of Representatives on the situation in Iraq on Oct. 23. Later today, he will address the Foreign Policy Research Institute on "The New Turkey" at the 2nd Annual Alvin Z. Rubenstein Memorial Lecture at the Union League of Philadelphia.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Princeton Singers Coming to Lehigh University

Artistic director Steven Sametz brings the Princeton Singers back to the Lehigh University campus (where Sametz is also professor of music) Saturday for a concert, ''Medieval Madness and More.''
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The Express Times (Circulation: 48,223)
Lehigh Happy to be Road Warriors Again

The same things that can make football road trips so depressing are what also can make them so fun. "There's no family, no friends," said Lehigh senior defensive end Mike Gregorek, a former Bethlehem Catholic star at Lehigh's weekly football luncheon/press conference Wednesday at Starter's Pub. "It's just football from the time you get on that bus. I think being on the road sometimes actually can be an advantage." There are also disadvantages to being on the road, coach Pete Lembo pointed out shortly after listening to Gregorek's remarks. "You can only dress 58 players and they might use as many as 75 players in the game."
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Parkland Press (Circulation: 6,000)
Salisbury Press (Circulation: 5,000)
Northampton Press (Circulation: 2,500)
Catasauqua Press
Campus Square Contractor Wins Award

Alvin H. Butz Inc. has been awarded the Construction Management Association of America's National Achievement Award for its performance on Lehigh University's Campus Square project.
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Posted on Thursday, November 06, 2003

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