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.
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.
Collaboration will enhance student educational experience while continuing WLVR’s student-driven music programming.
Lesley Chow and her team present a new 3D printing platform to fabricate multi-component scaffolds that “steal from nature” to engineer tissues organized like native tissues.
Studying colloidal crystallization, Lehigh scientists show that kinetic effects may be unable to fully explain the appearance of structural transformations and that surface thermodynamics can be critical for driving transformations between crystal structures.
In her comic-book paper, Lehigh neuroscientist and artist Ann E. Fink explores the true tale of a psychiatrist and his traumatized patient, and argues that healing trauma entails obligations to society.
Do birds have a sense of smell? According to new research from Amber Rice, chickadees do, and odor might play a role in mate selection among naturally hybridizing songbirds.
A team at Lehigh is the first to use a single enzyme biomineralization process to create a solar-driven water splitting catalyst that produces hydrogen with the potential to be manufactured sustainably, cheaply and abundantly.
At the World Journalism Education Conference in Paris, Lehigh faculty will present on incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) into an unlikely venue: the introductory, first-year mass communications class.
A team of scientists, inspired by snail biology, has created a reversible superglue-like material.
In a recent article, sociologist Ziad Munson explores the complex ways religion and the pro-life movement have intersected, an idea he also examines in his book, Abortion Politics, about how abortion in the U.S. has been “constructed as a controversial issue.”
Sociologist Hugo Cerón-Anaya's new book examines three upscale golf clubs in Mexico City and how inequalities are perpetuated in these spaces where the elite and the marginalized collide.
Professor Arindam Banerjee’s Rayleigh-Taylor-instability experiments confirm that the instability of elastic-plastic material is a function of initial conditions, such as amplitude and wavelength.
Volkmar Dierolf and an international team demonstrate the possibility of tuning the color of a GaN LED by changing the time sequence at which the operation current is provided to the device.
Three-year grant will support the integration of humanities teaching and scholarship across all disciplines through research, curriculum development and undergraduate student experiences.