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Selected Media Coverage: June 1, 2004

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

The Associated Press State & Local Wire
Times Leader (Wilkes Barre) (Circulation: 45,032)
Centre Daily Times (Circulation: 27,703)
The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
The Express Times (Circulation: 50,522)
Lehigh University Faculty Joins Others in Condemning Patriot Act

The faculty at Lehigh University have passed a nonbinding resolution expressing concerns about the USA Patriot Act, becoming one of a handful of colleges and universities across the country to take such a stand on the controversial legislation. The resolution calls on the university's administration "to avoid and prohibit discriminatory, illegal or improper investigation of people based on race and other characteristics." It also recommends that the school post signs in libraries and other places, telling people that the act may permit law enforcement to inspect or obtain records or personal information. "This is an issue with a propensity to be very divisive," said Alwyn Eades, a professor of materials science and engineering at Lehigh. "The drafters of the resolution did a wonderful job balancing the issues and producing a resolution that would merit wide support." The Patriot Act was passed shortly after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and gives broader power to law enforcement to search homes, collect personal information, monitor e-mails and tap telephones. Supporters say it helps track down potential terrorists, but opponents say it violates civil liberties.
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Jim Beam Donates Another $100,000 to The Michael Andretti Foundation to Help America “Drink Smart®”

Lehigh University was one of the universities chosen to receive funds last year from The Michael Andretti Foundation. The university was able to use the money in conjunction with its Crime Prevention Unit to organize several alcohol prevention programs, reaching over 500 students as a result. Jim Beam, sponsor of Andretti Green Racing and 2003 IndyCar® Series Rookie of the Year Dan Wheldon, Thursday continued its support of The Michael Andretti Foundation, donating $100,000 as part of Jim Beam's ongoing efforts to promote responsible choices about alcohol. In 2003, Jim Beam became the first major contributor to the foundation and continues the partnership with the donated funds now totaling $200,000. Throughout the 2004 Indy Racing League (IRL) IndyCar Series season, Andretti will make donations from this fund to local universities in various race markets for the purpose of alcohol education.
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The Morning Call (Sunday Circulation: 167,191)
The Possible Dream

A 15-piece orchestra directed by Lehigh University's Paul Chou, will be featured in the musical “Man of La Mancha” at the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.
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**News of Interest

The Morning Call (Circulation: 130,360)
Business Calendar: Monday, May 31

Lehigh University Small Business Development Center seminar, ''Where to Get the Money,'' sponsored by the SBDC and Patriot Bank and featuring representatives of the bank, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp., Lehigh County Department of Community & Economic Development, 44 Financial, USDA Guaranteed Business and Loan Program, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, and Northeastern Pennsylvania Angel Network, 6:30 p.m., Macungie Institute, 510 E. Main St., Macungie. No cost. Call 610-758-3980.
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The Morning Call (Sunday Circulation: 167,191)
Art Exhibits: Sunday, May 30

Lehigh University, Dubois Gallery, Maginnes Hall, Bethlehem. Killing Ground: Photographs of the Civil War and Changing American Landscape: Photography by John Huddleston.Archival Civil War images are paired in diptychs with contemporary color photos by John Huddleston of the same sites, at the same time of day and year. challenging the meaning of place and the evolving legacy of the Civil War in our national memory. Through June 30. Maginnes Hall, Bethlehem. Once Upon a Time in Havana Harbor: The U.S.S. Maine: Vintage prints made from glass lantern slides of the 1890s, with scenes of Cuba and the battleship Maine, and those who manned her. Included are ship's artifacts from the Robert Sayre collection. Guest curator: Patricia McAndrew. Through June 30.
Lehigh University, Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Ave., Bethlehem. The Bridge -- A Journey Through Illness: Artist Rick Levinson and poet Marc Straus, both physicians, collaborate in an exhibition of art, sculpture, video and poetry that allows a rare glimpse into a patient's journey from health to illness. The installation draws from a collection of Straus's poems, "The Bridge." Poetry reading 4:30 p.m. April 29. Artist's reception: 6-8 p.m. April 30. Through June 20.
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Posted on Tuesday, June 01, 2004

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