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Selected Media Coverage: June 11, 2004

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

Chicago Public Radio

Henri Barkey, chair of the international relations department at Lehigh, was interviewed on Chicago Public Radio's Worldview program yesterday on the topic of Kurds and Iraq.
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Erie Times-News (Circulation: 60,333)
Meadville Tribune (Sunday Circulation: 14,450)
Eight Students Invited to Governor’s Schools

Kevin Progar of Sheffield Area Middle/High School will be an alternate this summer at the School for Global Entrepreneurship at Lehigh University. Eight students and nine alternates were selected to participate in the 2004 Pennsylvania Governor’s Schools of Excellence. The schools are residential summer programs held on college campuses in eight fields. More than 3,600 students applied for the schools, and only about 800 were selected, based on artistic and academic merit.
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Public Relations Strategist (New York) (Circulation: 25,000)
Taking a Critical Look at Tort Reform

Carole Gorney, professor of Journalism and Communication at Lehigh University, wrote an article titled "Taking a Critical Look at Tort Reform. "Class-action lawsuits, which date back to 17th century England, developed in the United States as a way to secure uniformity of justice for plaintiffs with similar claims while also lessening the burden on crowded court dockets," the article said. "The reality, however, is that the expected benefits of class actions got lost somewhere on the way to the courthouse."
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News of Delaware County, PA (Circulation: 11,500)
Report Calls for Middle School Improvements

George White, Class of 1961 Professor and Program Coordinator in Educational Leadership at Lehigh, conducted research along with the Haverford Middle School Committee that identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the district’s secondary education program. The group passionately discussed highlights of the report on June 3. It revisits a 1997 study conducted by White and a team of educators. White, a middle school expert, examined the climate, culture, teaming, time utilization, and facilities at the school. The latest study expands on these areas and includes parent and student surveys and visits to three area middle schools. Recommendations include improving communication, parent involvement, and school pride.
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**Alumni in the News

Yahoo News

Lewis E. Osterhoudt, who received a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Lehigh, has been named Vice President of Met-Pro Corporation.
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Posted on Friday, June 11, 2004

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