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.


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.

The new technology, which received INFORMS’ Wagner Prize, has already saved Pennsylvania millions of dollars.

Lehigh University researcher Santiago Herrera studies connectivity patterns in habitat-forming corals in the Gulf of Mexico, key to restoring marine ecosystems damaged by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Santiago Herrera joins researchers in investigating the impacts of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the deep sea ecosystem.

Communication technologies, says a Lehigh sociologist, help enable “apart togetherness.”

Xiaolei Huang’s image-based cervical cancer screening technique could outperform PAP and HPV tests.

Ongoing conflict with Azerbaijan, says Arman Grigoryan, has left Armenia with a “democratic deficit.”

Keith Moored's work to unlock the fluid mechanics of schools of fish may lead to efficient, autonomous underwater vehicles with the unprecedented ability to perform tasks as a team.

Matthias Falk is mapping the life cycle of cellular gap junctions to unlock the mystery of mutations that cause disease.

Hannah Dailey's novel orthopedic device may revolutionize bone fracture recovery, improving patient outcomes and reducing costs.

Lehigh’s Santiago Herrera is lead biologist aboard the 2017 American Samoa Expedition.

Study suggests workplace technologies may hurt the very employees they were designed to help.

Team identifies optimal synaptic and post-synaptic characteristics that allow cells of the cochlear nucleus to compute with temporal precision.

Kelly Schultz seeks to inhibit the pause that slows response to wound sites.

The center's mission is to generate knowledge that impacts the lives of those with, or at risk for, disabilities.

Study suggests workplace technologies may hurt the very employees they were designed to help.