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Selected Media Coverage: May 10, 2004

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

The New York Times (Sunday Circulation: 1,672,965)

Muriel Mallin Berman, a Pennsylvania arts patron and philanthropist, died on April 13 at her home in Allentown, Pa. Along with her husband, they established the Philip and Muriel Berman Center for Jewish Studies at Lehigh University and the Center for Biblical Archaeology at Hebrew University. Paintings from their personal collection toured the world via the Art in the U.S Embassies Program.
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San Antonio Express (Sunday Circulation: 365,309)
Overtime Overhaul Effects Vary

Tom Hyclack, professor of economics at Lehigh, was interviewed for a story on overtime pay. Last month the Bush administration completed a historic and radical restructuring of the rules governing overtime pay. “Instead of hiring as output orders increase, companies are relying on overtime pay, which is part of the deal with the jobless recovery,” said Hyclak. The new rules could speed this trend in the future, he said. “More people could be expected to work more than 40-hour weeks."
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Indiana Gazette (Sunday Circulation: 15,324)
Study Reveals Serpents’ Secrets

David Cundall, professor of biological sciences at Lehigh, was mentioned in another article about the state Bureau of Forestry being in the midst of a three-year study of the lives of rattlesnakes. About 30 snakes have been implanted with radio transmitters and identification tags have been attached to the tails of another 100 in the Black Forest area of northwestern Lycoming County. Cundall began seriously studying rattlesnakes in Pennsylvania in 1977 and co-developed a method for implanting radio transmitters in snakes that is used all over the world.
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Associated Press State and Local Wire
Indiana Gazette (Sunday Circulation: 15,324)
Fitness Facility Craze has Universities Spending Millions

Lehigh's climbing wall was mentioned in an article on the recent fitness facility frenzy that has developed on American campuses in an outright bid to attract students. Lehigh built the climbing wall and renovated a weight training facility for the college's varsity teams in 2002. Lehigh's is the latest in a string of new, multimillion-dollar, state of-the-art college gyms in the Lehigh Valley. Like residence and dining halls, recreational centers can sway a prospective student's decision whether to enroll, college admissions officers say.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Math Talent Adds Up to Give Student a Shot at Olympic Glory

Ameya Velingker's parents knew he had a head for math when their boy began multiplying numbers — at 4 years old. Lehigh University math professor Don Davis knew Velingker was special when Velingker qualified for a national high school math competition as an eighth-grader. Only nine Pennsylvania students made the cut; Velingker was the sole middle-schooler. The Parkland High School sophomore is one of 12 finalists for the team the United States will send to the International Mathematics Olympiad, a math competition for high school-age students.
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**Alumni in the News

The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)

Seymour Weintraub, who received a master of business administration degree from Lehigh University, was recently promoted to senior vice president and general counsel of St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network.
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**News of Interest

The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Business Calendar: May 10

Today: Lehigh University Small Business Development Center workshop, ''Increase Your Profits by Marketing to the Government,'' will take place from 9 a.m. to noon, Room 91, Rauch Business Center.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Getting the Word Out

Ben Franklin Technology Partners, whose Northeastern Branch is at Lehigh University, recently gave the fledging Information Systems Manager seed money. Information Systems Manager, a Bethlehem softwaremaker is focused on one main product family, its Perfman software, which helps information technology managers measure the performance and capacity of computer equipment.
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Posted on Monday, May 10, 2004

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