Interim Director of Media Relations
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
Amy White is Interim Director of Media Relations in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. She identifies stories, pitches to media, writes articles for online and print, responds to media queries, and provides crisis communications support. Her favorite part of media relations is telling stories and creating connections between media, researchers, and the Lehigh community.
Amy has worked in higher education communications since 2006 and joined Lehigh University in 2010. She previously led public relations for Lehigh’s Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation (2012-2016) and Center for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and Department of Materials Science and Engineering (2010-2012). Before coming to Lehigh, she managed communications and outreach for a research center at University of Missouri-Columbia that explored religion and public life.
Amy’s media relations and digital media efforts have been recognized with awards from the association for higher education communications professionals, College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals (CUPRAP). Before joining higher education, Amy was an award-winning print journalist for 12 years, reporting on diverse topics for several California newspapers. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from University of California, Davis.
His project, “Controlling Non-Specific Peptide Degradation in Hydrogels,” is funded with a $200,000 award from the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Initiation.
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Lehigh study will visualize activity of proteases, which play a vital role in physiological processes such as tissue development and regeneration and cancer migration and metastasis.
Lehigh collaborates with Silicon Valley transit authority on microgrid to power electric buses.
Funded projects, including prestigious early career awards, will study reading interventions, supports for students with disabilities and teachers of students with autism.
The Northeast region hub, led by Princeton University and including Lehigh, will accelerate tech and enhance diversity in entrepreneurship.
New book by Lehigh researcher explores how our identities influence our beliefs and behavior—and can also inspire social and political movements.
The first long-term study of multinational companies finds women at top echelons linked to embrace of transformation and strategy shifts among teams.
The award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
A Q&A with Ahmed S. Rahman, associate professor of economics at the College of Business.
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Scholars and aficionados can now search, download and study 160,000 pages of high-resolution, full-color manuscripts dating to the ninth century, thanks to library partnerships.
Ludovica Cesareo explores the appeal of garish—and expensive—fashion.
Lehigh University Art Galleries is among 18 U.S. institutions to receive grant from IMLS, the primary source of federal support for the nation's libraries and museums.
Study is the largest of children and teens with ADHD ever conducted in the United States
Study by researchers at Lehigh and Queen's University Belfast is first to examine why and when a leadership trust advantage emerges for female leaders during organizational crises.
Lehigh researchers use data analytics and experimental microscopy to discover new high-entropy alloys, validating novel approach to new materials search
New research finds that caregivers need only 'get it right' half the time when responding to babies’ need for attachment to have a positive impact on a baby.
Oliver Yao and his team use data, interviews and observations collected along the supply chain to show one of the real causes and effects of the bullwhip effect.
Largest national study of youth with ADHD reveals gaps between student needs and school services, particularly in secondary school and for non-English speakers and lower-income families.