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Selected Media Coverage: November 21, 2003

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

NewsHour with Jim Leher (PBS)

Henri Barkey, chair of the international relations department at Lehigh, was interviewed last night on the NewHour with Jim Leher concerning the latest terrorism in Turkey. "Some people have speculated that this had to do with Turkey's position on Iraq, that the Turkish decision ultimately to send troops to Iraq may have influenced al-Qaida," Barkey said. "I don't think that's the case. I think al-Qaida planned this very methodically over a long period of time, and it just turned out that Istanbul was a very convenient location."
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TV2 Service Electric
Teresa McCarthy, assistant professor of management and marketing at Lehigh, was interviewed on Service Electric Cable TV last night concerning the new specialty malls that are being proposed at the intersection of routes 512 and 22, on the Center Valley Parkway, and on Route 33.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Lehigh Women Have a Tall Order to Fill in Tierney's Absence

The Lehigh University women's basketball team appears to have a mountain of a task trying to replace the Patriot League's all-time career rebounding leader, Anne Tierney, at center. Tierney, who was voted to the league's first team three straight seasons, was also the Mountain Hawks' leading scorer and top defender, and was an 80-percent free throw shooter
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia will perform at Zoellner Arts Center tonight at 8 p.m. The performance will feature a live orchestra of native instruments and dancers in festive costumes performing folk dances. There will also be a free lecture at 7 p.m. by Dr. Luba Iskold, assistant professor of Russian at Muhlenberg College. (Scroll down)
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
The New York Jazz Repertory Orchestra will perform at Zoellner Arts Center Saturday night at 8 p.m. Bill Warfield, assistant professor of music, will direct a Benny Goodman tribute, with guest artist Ron Odrich. (Scroll down)
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
The Lehigh University Wind Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. at Zoellner Arts Center: David Diggs, lecturer in the music department at Lehigh, will conduct in ''Pure Gold,'' a program of works by Goldman, Grainger, Bach, Wagner, Persichetti, Hadley and Berlioz. (Scroll down)
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The Express Times (Circulation: 48,223)
Speaker Reveals Keys to Small Business Success

The star of a top-rated Public Broadcasting System TV show spotlighted successful small business tactics before a crowd of 100 at Lehigh University's Iacocca Hall on Wednesday. Hattie Bryant, creator of "Small Business School," which airs in more than 200 PBS-member stations and reaches 90 million U.S. homes, titled her motivational presentation: "Shift Happens: Building a Business for Life."
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The Express Times (Circulation: 48,223)
Lehigh to Take Next Step

At the Patriot League men's basketball preseason media gathering a few weeks ago, league officials made a big deal of the 100 years of head coaching experience spread throughout the eight teams. With that as a backdrop, Lehigh coach Billy Taylor said with a smile and a glance around the room, "I'm looking forward to my second season." And what a first season it was for the Mountain Hawks.
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The Allentown Times
Announcement Culminates Months of Planning for Dent

Validating what had been common knowledge in local political circles since last November, Republican State Sen. Charles W. Dent, former development officer at Lehigh, officially announced his candidacy to represent the 15th Congressional District on Nov. 12.
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**News of Interest

Chronicle of Higher Education

College students graduating in the spring of 2004 will find a somewhat friendlier job market than those who graduated a year earlier, according to a new report on labor-recruiting trends by researchers at Michigan State University. In a survey of 450 companies, 60 percent said they expected to increase their hiring or hire at the same level as in the current year.

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Posted on Friday, November 21, 2003

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