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Selected Media Coverage: April 28, 2004

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

Innovations Report
Nanogold Does Not Glitter, but its Future Looks Bright

If gold is created in small enough chunks, it turns red, blue, yellow and other colors, says Chris Kiely, professor of materials science and engineering at Lehigh and director of the new Nanocharacterization Laboratory in Lehigh’s Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology. Kiely explores the properties of “nanogold,” or gold particles so tiny that they contain only hundreds or even tens of atoms and must be measured in nanometers. (One nm is equal to one one-billionth of a meter.) “As everyone knows,” says Kiely, “normal bulk gold is shiny, it is gold in color, it is inert, and it conducts electricity.” Recently, Lehigh’s microscopy facilities received a state-of-the-art boost with the purchase of a new JEOL transmission electron microscope (TEM) fitted with an aberration-correction device, along with a separate aberration-correction device that will be added to a scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM) that Lehigh bought 10 years ago.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
The Express Times (Circulation: 50,522)
Education Expert to Speak at Lehigh

Ishmael Conway, a nationally recognized expert in the student development field and a community leadership educator, will speak at Lehigh University's Brown v. the Board of Education program lecture. Conway will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday on the Brown decision and various other topics at Whitaker Lab, room 303. The event is sponsored by the Office of Student Development, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Humanities Center.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Muriel Berman Left Large, Long-Lasting Footprints

An article on the lasting footprints of Muriel Mallin Berman, who passed away April 13 at the age of 89, appeared in the Morning Call yesterday. “(Berman) was a regular at Zoellner Center events…and she never missed a speaker or event at the Berman Center for Jewish Studies at Lehigh,” the article said.
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**Alumni in the News


William L. Mansfield, who received an MBA from Lehigh, has been named executive vice president and CEO at Valspar Corporation, a global leader in the paint and coatings industry.
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Posted on Wednesday, April 28, 2004

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