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Selected Media Coverage: May 7, 2004

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

WSJ.com
Politics and Policy
Bush Could Have Limited Fallout From Prison Scandal

Henri Barkey, chair of the international relations department at Lehigh, talked with the Online Journal about the fallout from the Iraqi prisoner scandal and what it means for U.S. relations with the Arab world. The White House's efforts to control damage in the scandal went to the highest level Wednesday when President Bush went on Arab television to condemn the abuse as "abhorrent." But his comments may have been too little, too late, says Henri Barkey, a former State Department analyst. Barkey, a 50-year-old native of Turkey, worked at the State Department during the Clinton administration focusing on Iraq and the Middle East.
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Philadelphia Inquirer (Circulation: 386,890)
Words to Remember Are Too Soon Forgotten

Kurt Vonnegut, the author who gained worldwide fame in the 1960s by combining science fiction, social satire, and dark comedy into satirical novels such as “Slaughterhouse Five,” will be the speaker at Lehigh University's Class of 2004 136th commencement ceremony May 24.
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Yahoo.com
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (Circulation: 59,283)
Rendell Administration Launches Technology-Based Economic-Development Program

The Pennsylvania Cyber Security Commercialization Initiative (PaCSCI) program will encourage and assist entrepreneurial students working on cyber security projects at six Pennsylvania universities including Lehigh, Carnegie-Mellon and Penn State. The PaCSCI is a new economic development program designed to create jobs, retain talent, stimulate the economy and position Pennsylvania for growth.
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times (Circulation: 62,068)
Americans’ Hispanic Roots on Display in Art Exhibit

Lehigh University will exhibit part of The Joe A. Diaz Collection. A majority of the art, which includes sculptures, photographs, drawings, prints, video art and paintings, was created by American artists with Hispanic cultural roots and deals with the politics, moral views and cultural influences of this segment of society.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
''Killing Ground,'' a traveling exhibition at Lehigh University, pairs 19th-century images of the Civil War with 20th-century photographs of Civil War battlefields, preserved and annihilated. Photographed and arranged by John Huddleston, it's a provocative, profound portrait of burying U.S. history in a shallow grave. ''Killing Ground'' runs through June 14 at DuBois Gallery, Maginnes Hall, Lehigh University, Asa Drive and Vine Street, Bethlehem.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Photographs of two Lehigh seniors appeared in the local section of The Morning Call yesterday. One photograph shows Colleen Furey of Moorestown studying for a history final Tuesday, and the other shows Lauren Kovacs, of Essex Fells, N.J., working on a Spanish paper near Linderman library.
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The Allentown Times
Wescoe School Partners with Lehigh, Announces First Summer Class Session

The Wescoe School of Muhlenberg College has forged a partnership in business education with Lehigh University’s College of Business and Economics. The partnership gives eligible adult students preferential consideration to continue a track in business administration from a bachelor of business administration at Wescoe School, to a master’s of business administration degree from Lehigh. Lehigh University is the only university in the area with an AACSB-accredited MBA program.
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**News of Interest

The Express Times (Circulation: 50,522)
Shareholders Approve Plans for KNBT Stock

Ken Smith, vice president at Lehigh University, was re-elected as board member and will serve a three-year term during the annual meeting of KNBT Bancorp Inc.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
44 Condos Proposed in Bethlehem

A Bethlehem Township developer plans to build a 44-unit condominium complex in a forested area of South Mountain, which is bordered by Lehigh University lands to the west and other residential property to the south.
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The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Don’t Let Land-Deal Uncertainties Derail Progress at Bethlehem Works

Lehigh University was mentioned as being part of the Save our Steel group who are trying to steer Bethlehem Works toward a positive outcome to stick with it.
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Posted on Friday, May 07, 2004

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