Director of Media Relations
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
Lori Friedman is Director of Media Relations in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. In addition to leading media outreach at Lehigh, she often writes feature stories for the university's online news sites and print publications.
With more than ten years of experience in nonprofit and advocacy communications, Friedman is proud of the work she has done to advance causes related to healthcare, education, science, environmental preservation and social justice. Her media relations and digital communications efforts have been recognized with awards from leading PR industry groups Bulldog Reporter and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
She holds a Masters of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, San Diego.
A Q&A with Yinan He, associate professor of international relations and an expert on East Asian foreign policy.
In a new paper, Lehigh University’s Arman Grigoryan contributes to the debate between two intellectual traditions―liberalism and realism―over whether supporting and spreading democracy is an important priority for democratic states.
A Q&A with experts from Lehigh’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Environmental Studies Program
Students and professors are creating comics as they deal with the current pandemic.
The professor in the Department of English and a core faculty member in the Health, Medicine & Society Program explains why two novels in particular have been on her mind during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new study of the medical products industry―the first to examine the impact of female board representation on product recalls―finds that firms with female directors on their boards announce high-severity recalls 28 days faster than all-male boards.
Biologist Michael Layden earned an NSF Career Award for his work to identify the mechanism of neurogenesis during development and regeneration in a species of sea anemone capable of regenerating its nerve cells.
The inaugural dean of Lehigh's College of Health explains how a population health response, focused on data, is key to saving lives.
This easily observed and annoying phenomenon yields insights into center of mass and impacts. Jerome Licini and a first-year physics student demonstrate the effects of impact.
Professor Xu is one of only 23 early-career chemistry scholars in the U.S. and Canada to receive this prestigious award.
Lopresti will join the Computing Community Consortium for the presentation of a 20-year roadmap for artificial intelligence (AI) research in the U.S., offering a vision for a strategic path to unleashing the full potential of AI for the greatest societal benefit.
When people have a negative encounter with the police, they are less likely to think medical institutions have their best interests, says Professor Sirry Alang.
Benjamin S. Felzer highlights the importance of new research showing that cleaning up ozone precursors within energy, industrial and transportation sectors could mitigate climate change.
The largely unknown manuscript is a draft of the opening chapter of a prequel to Naylor’s critically acclaimed novel Mama Day.
Lehigh engineers have characterized the thermal energy conversion mechanism in the lattice of an advanced nanomaterial called chalcogenide perovskite and demonstrated its 'tunability'―important for its potential use in solar energy generation.
Community college program proves effective in strengthening entrepreneurial and STEM skills of students―largely women, minorities and immigrants.
Yang examines the unintended consequences of an air traffic modernization project on babies’ birth weight.
Lehigh neuroscientist Ann E. Fink uses comic-book form to explore the bioethics of treating a torturer’s PTSD.
Anand Jagota and fellow scientists have created a reversible superglue-like material.
Joshua Agar’s AI technique has allowed him and his team to identify and visualize geometrically driven differences in ferroelectric domain switching, an important advancement for next-generation computing.