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Selected Media Coverage: November 3. 2003

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

The New York Times (Saturday Circulation: 1,088,117)
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Circulation: 248,176
Engineer, Expert on Tall Buildings

Lynn S. Beedle, a longtime professor at Lehigh and leader and creative force in the study, design, and building of skyscrapers, died on Thursday at his home in Hellertown at the age of 85. A structural engineer, Beedle was renowned in the construction industry as the founder and guiding influence behind the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. "The word 'visionary' applies to (Lynn Beedle) so well," said Nadine Post, the buildings editor for the Engineering News-Record, a weekly construction trade journal.
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The Baltimore Sun (Sunday circulation: 470,014)
Mistake-prone Towson Falls to Lehigh, 35-3

Lehigh's dogged defense and special teams capitalized on a series of Towson miscues and turned a potentially tight Patriot League football game into a 35-3 rout before 13,853 Saturday at
Goodman Stadium. It was the 11th and final meeting in a series that began in 1986. The
Mountain Hawks avenged last year's 23-19 loss at Towson, a stunner that ended the Tigers' nine-game losing streak to Lehigh.
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The Sun (Bremerton, Washington) (Circulation: 31,588)
Eating on the Run

Karen Evans Stout's research on school lunches was referenced yet again in an article on the early lunch periods at Cole Middle School in Denver. Stout, associate professor of educational leadership at Lehigh, attended and studied more than 2000 school lunches as she researched school lunch practices in the U.S. and abroad, and she says she never encountered a lunch as early as Cole's. "It’s too early," Stout said. "If school is over at 2:30, some kids are going 4 1/2 hours without food. They're going to be very hungry at the end of the school day."
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The Morning Call (Saturday circulation: 130,360)
Outsourcing Services Saves Dough for Colleges

Local colleges, including Lehigh, are contracting help from outside companies with increasing frequency. All 11 colleges and universities in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding area outsource their dining services and more than half outsource their bookstores. Lehigh also contracts landscaping, maintenance and travel services.
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The Morning Call (Sunday circulation: 167,191)
Not Bad for November

Saturday's unseasonably warm 77-degree high was positively magical. Raccoon coats were definitely not in season at Goodman Stadium, where almost 15,000 fans gathered to see Lehigh trounce Towson University, 35-3. Most were wearing shorts.
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The Express Times (Circulation: 48,223)
Lehigh Finds Formula for Successful Program

Like most sciences, the field of chemical engineering has changed drastically over the past century. And Lehigh University has had a front-row seat for the evolution.
The school is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its chemical engineering program this year. The key to the department's success is recognition that the future of chemical engineering involves collaboration with other realms of science as well as with the business world, according to Lehigh professors and alumni. "Not every student comes in thinking they're going to be a Ph.D. researcher," said Gerard Tarzia, a Lehigh alumnus and vice president and worldwide director of Rohm and Haas. Basic chemical engineering processes such as heat exchange and mass transfer allow entire industries to grow, Tarzia said.
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The Express Times (circulation: 48,223)
Of Starts and Heaven: Dual Worlds for a Man of Faith and Learning

Crossing Bethlehem's Fahy Bridge on the way to his second job, William Knisely, adjunct professor of physics at Lehigh by night and Reverand W. Nicholas Knisely by day, used to get whiplash. It wasn't a literal neck strain, but a kind of philosophical whiplash that he got from switching mindsets between his two jobs, he says. "When I first started (teaching in 2000), I kept the two separate. The science part of me was compartmentalized, and the religious part of me was compartmentalized," Knisely said. Switching between the two worlds of science and religion has become easier over time.
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**News of Interest

The Morning Call
Callahan is Ready to Seize Opportunity in Bethlehem's Two-Year Mayoral Team

Bethlehem will elect a mayor Tuesday to serve for two years, and the decision will affect economic development plans such as those at Lehigh University. A few years ago, Lehigh redeveloped the northern edge of its campus into the Campus Square shopping and residential area. All of these initiatives depended upon city government involvement: re-opening Broad Street to traffic, leveraging private development with public funding and tax incentives and encouraging the vision of the university's new president.
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Posted on Monday, November 03, 2003

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