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Selected Media Coverage: February 25, 2004

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

St. Petersburg Times (Circulation: 354,869)
Tests Show No Damage to Bridge

John Fisher, professor emeritus of civil and environmental engineering at Lehigh, was quoted in an article about the cracks in the new Memorial Causeway Bridge. He agreed with an early analysis that shows cracks in the four tallest concrete columns aren’t bad enough to force crews to tear them down and start over. "We're talking thousandths of an inch," he said. "That's a very small crack."
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Circulation: 248,176)
The Buffalo News (Circulation: 218,385)
Martins Ferry Times Leader (Circulation: 18,318)
Bargain-Hunting ISG Just Can’t Stop Buying Steelmakers

Mary Beth Deily, an associate professor of economics at Lehigh University, continues to be quoted in an article about International Steel Group. In business for just two years, ISG has catapulted to the top of the industry by buying bankrupt steel makers at bargain prices. According to Deily, ISG has succeeded at "dealing with the union and getting everybody on board and moving ahead and getting the workers to kind of buy into what sacrifices they have to make to keep this capacity running."
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IE Industrial Engineer (Circulation: 27,500)
Joe Hartman, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering at Lehigh serving as the George N. Kledaras Chair, was named editor-in-chief of the Engineering Economist. He is a longtime member of IIE and the American Society of Engineering Education. He has served as an EE area editor since 1998.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Police Bar Profiling Based on Bias

Lehigh University police was mentioned as one of the local agencies seeking accreditation. To do that, the department must meet 123 standards, said program coordinator Dick Hammon.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
“Night Sky” An Enlightening Look at Trauma, Silence

Presented by Lehigh University theater professor and director Pam Pepper and her cast and crew, ''Night Sky'' is an enlightening evening of theatrical entertainment. ''Night Sky'' is a play about a medical condition called aphasia, in which a person is unable to speak following a trauma. The play will be shown Wednesday through Saturday at Zoellner Arts Center, Diamond Theatre.
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**Alumni in the News

Visalia Times-Delta (California) (Circulation: 21,379)

Peter Carey, a former Visalia mayor, who earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Lehigh University, was appointed to the California Housing Finance Agency's board of directors.
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PR Newswire
Scott A. Belair, who graduated Summa Cum Laude from Lehigh University, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Hudson City Bancorp, Inc.
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Posted on Wednesday, February 25, 2004

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