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Selected Media Coverage: October 21, 2003

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

The Chicago Tribune (Circulation: 689,026)
Israel Attack Intensifies U.S. Awkwardness in Mideast

Henri Barkey, chair of the international relations department at Lehigh, was quoted in an article on the intensifying U.S. awkwardness in the Middle East. 'This is a very deliberate attempt by the Israeli government to raise the ante so people in the region, the U.S. and the UN will take notice," Barkey said. "Clearly this is an attempt by Israel to say that the people engaged in (suicide bombings) and who support them pay no price. Now there is going to be a real price--enough is enough."
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The Pocono Record (Circulation: 20,447)
Fine Arts Series Opens October 26

The Fine Arts Discovery Series will feature four new programs for its 15th season, including a program on November 9 that will salute the work and 200th birthday of the French composer Hector Berioz. The Lehigh University Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of violinist Paul Chou, will present selections from "Symphonies Fantastique" and "Roman Carnaval Overture."
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Delmarva Shorebirds Website
Comcast-Spectator Names Stephen Yaros General Manager
Comcast-Spectator, owners and operators of the Delmarva Shorebirds, yesterday named Stephen C. Yaros, who graduated from Lehigh with a B.S. in marketing, as the club's general manager, according to Comcast-Spectator President Peter Luukko.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Allentown Begins School Reform

George P. White, Class of 1961 Professor and Program Coordinator of Educational Leadership at Lehigh who is a middle school specialist, offered his expertise in an article on Allentown School District's restructuring of four middle schools. "When they come in (to middle school), they're children," he said. "When they leave, they're adolescents. The research is very clear. When older kids come into school later, they have a higher level of performance."
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Nanotechnology Can be Big For Valley, Research Says

Nanotechnology, the science of creating materials and devices at the atomic and molecular levels, has taken root in the Lehigh Valley. But a cross-pollination of ideas could help the emerging field blossom. That was the goal of the "Nanoforum" hosted by Lehigh University on Monday. "We have a critical mass of what we call 'small-tech' companies," said Martin Harmer, professor at Lehigh and director of the Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Allentown Schools Improving, But More Work Needed

In the past 12 months, strong leadership has been put in place in the Allentown School District, creating a vision of the ASD as a driver for the improved quality of life and economic development in the Lehigh Valley. Karen S. Angello, superintendent, has engaged a number of consultants, including faculty from Lehigh University, in developing strategic recommendations on how to guide the district moving forward.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Business Calendar

Lehigh University Small Business Development Center program, "The Good, Bad & Possibilities," final session of the 2003 workshop series for women business owners, will take place tonight at the Glasberg Inn in Lowhill Township. And on Wednesday, the SBDC will offer. "The First Step," about what you need to go into business in Rauch Business Center, Room 91.
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The Express Times (Circulation: 48,223)
New Intermediate Unit Director Takes on Challenges of Special Education

The new director of special education for Colonial Intermediate Unit 20, Gail Vogel, received her master's degree from Lehigh. Vogel, who's made a career out of helping students with disabilities, said, "I have a real fondness for the kids and helping them work to their potential. It's been a gratifying career to see the achievements and accomplishments of the kids and how hard they work to overcome their disability or to compensate for it."
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Posted on Tuesday, October 21, 2003

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