Lori Friedman

Director of Media Relations
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
(610) 758-3224
lof214@lehigh.edu

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.


Professor Steven McIntosh receives NSF grant to find sustainable method of producing ammonia.

Researchers design a compound that triggers an immunological response to Gram-negative bacteria.

Interdisciplinary study finds increased risk of arrested healing among women aged 30-49 and significant delay in bone healing among smokers.

Funding supports team of seven Mid-Atlantic universities, led by Penn State, to pursue activities that improve durability and extend the life of U.S. transportation infrastructure.

The research of George Nation III, professor of finance, was cited several times in the Texas Supreme Court's majority decision.

New method improves upon common spectroscopic imaging technique: scattering-type scanning near-field optical microscopy (s-SNOM) makes it possible to obtain polaritonic, mechanical and electrical information simultaneously with one measurement.

Professor Holona Ochs' research on voter disenfranchisement cited in court case. 

Grant supports development of “LEGO-like” power electronics systems with high-performance modular power converters.

First study to identify deficiencies in learning and memory in a hybrid of any species could provide new clues to hybrids’ selective disadvantage.

The six Democratic primary candidates seeking to represent District 7 in the U.S. House of Representatives shared their views on immigration, labor rights, the environment and gun control. 

Innovative microfluidic device could help detect metastasis earlier, guide therapeutic decisions and predict overall survival.

Javier Buceta and Paolo Bocchini create a modeling framework to track the ecological drivers of bat migration patterns to predict the next Ebola outbreak in humans.

Chad Kautzer uses a theory of social justice to examine cultural shifts behind expansion of gun rights in the United States.

Professor Holona Ochs shares her perspective about the potential impacts of recent wage law proposals on tipped workers. 

Through experimental evolution and whole genome sequencing, Lehigh biologists demonstrate key, under-studied aspects of diploid adaptation.

A new application of data analysis and visualization techniques achieves better representation of multidimensional materials data.

Researchers examine 1,000 years of English development and identify algorithms that human minds have used to create word senses with implications for artificial intelligence.

Professor Barkey was among those falsely accused of plotting a coup in Turkey in July 2016.

Philosophy faculty member discusses guns on campus and his current book project Good Guys with Guns: Whiteness, Masculinity, and the New Politics of Sovereignty.

Lehigh biochemist Marcos Pires receives NIH Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) for his work in combating the growing threat of drug resistant bacteria.