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Chemistry World
August 20, 2009
New nanoboxes take shape
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature reports that a JHU team led by David Gracias of the WSE?s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has produced nano-sized boxes from nickel and tin, marking the first time that patterned 3D structures have been built on the nanoscale.

Technology Review (MIT)
August 20, 2009
First 3-D Patterned Nanostructures
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog entry reports that a JHU team led by David Gracias of the WSE?s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering has produced 3D patterned nanostructures for drug delivery, electronics and other applications.

Forbes.com
From the magazine dated September 07, 2009
Betting Against the Fed
Johns Hopkins angle: This column is written by Steve Hanke, a WSE professor of applied economics.

New York Times (Reuters)
August 21, 2009
Holiday Unlikely to Be Restful For Obama
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Guttman, a fellow in the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS, is quoted.

The Financial (Georgia/Ukraine)
August 21, 2009
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School: Alcohol Ads Common Among Cable Shows Watched by Teens
Johns Hopkins angle: This article focuses on a new study led by David H. Jernigan, director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Argentina Star (ANI)
August 21, 2009
Teens exposed to too much alcohol advertising on cable TV
Johns Hopkins angle: This ANI story focuses on a new study led by David H. Jernigan, director of the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Baltimore Business Journal - Enterprising Women
August 2009
Saving Women Around the World
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Leslie Mancuso, president and CEO of Jhpiego, and Alain Damiba, Jhpiego's vice president for Business Development and Communications.

Wall Street Journal
August 21, 2009
Those Little Lists: What College Rankings Tell Us - Opinion
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary piece mentions JHU.

Washington Examiner
August 21, 2009
Area colleges score well in annual national rankings
Johns Hopkins angle: This article on the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings of best colleges mentions that JHU earned 14th place among national universities.

WJZ.com (TV Channel 13 - Baltimore)
August 20, 2009
Md. Colleges And Universities Receive Top Honors
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news piece on the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings of best colleges mentions that JHU earned 14th place among national universities.

AllAfrica.com
August 20, 2009
Gambia: Pneumococcal Immunization Campaign Underway
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Lois Privor-Dumm, director of communications and strategy at the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Accelerated Vaccine Access.

ZW News (Zimbabwe)
August 21, 2009
R.I.P. Zimbabwe dollar
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is by Steve Hanke, a WSE professor of applied economics.

Baltimore Sun Blogs
August 21, 2009
Hopkins' Hanke: Inflation coming, buy gold
Johns Hopkins angle: This column focuses on the advice of Steve Hanke, a WSE professor of applied economics.

Baltimore Sun
August 21, 2009
Closing achievement gap must be community effort
Johns Hopkins angle: This editorial mentions the Johns Hopkins Science and Technology Park.

Ivanhoe Newswire
August 20, 2009
Eliminating Milk Allergies Does a Body Good
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on research out of the Children's Center (led by Robert Wood) that reveals that exposing children with dairy allergies to gradually increasing amounts of milk and dairy products is beneficial.

National Journal
August 21, 2009
State Department Interns Wait (And Wait, And Wait)
Johns Hopkins angle: The article mentions Natalia Buniewicz, a recent graduate of SAIS.

National Sports Review
August 21, 2009
Maryland Sting: Denene Hitzelberger Ciesielski
Johns Hopkins angle: In this interview, Denene Ciesielski, gate keeper for the Maryland Sting football team, mentions that she works full-time for Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit.

Monterey County Herald
August 21, 2009
Wife's death pushes software venture
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature story, which originated at the Baltimore Sun, mentions Hunter Young, a physician at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Baltimore Sun
August 21, 2009
Sports Digest/Soccer
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that the Johns Hopkins women's soccer team has been picked to win the Centennial Conference in a vote by conference coaches.


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Chronicle of Higher Education
August 21, 2009
As Colleges Prepare for Flu, CDC Releases New Guidelines
As the CDC released new guidelines for colleges on managing flu outbreaks, campus officials were puzzling over how to keep infected students isolated.

Washington Post
August 21, 2009
CDC Urges Colleges to Relax Rules If Flu Spreads
Federal officials said Thursday that colleges should consider suspending classes this fall if the H1N1 flu virus begins to cause severe illness in a significantly larger share of students than it did in the spring.

Associated Press
August 21, 2009
College students with flu advised to avoid others
Health officials are offering some basic advice for college students with flu symptoms: Avoid other people until 24 hours after a fever is gone. At colleges across the country, planning for flu season, particularly the swine flu, is well under way.

Wall Street Journal
August 21, 2009
Colleges Advised to Isolate Students With Flu
Colleges and universities should keep students with swine flu out of class and away from others, officials said.

Inside Higher Ed
August 21, 2009
H1N1 Scenarios
U.S. releases guidance for colleges on possible flu outbreaks. The goal is to keep institutions open, but officials say fall semester could pose unusual challenges.

New York Times - The Choice Blog
August 21, 2009
Education Secretary Criticizes Steep Rise in College Costs
The blog highlights an interview to be broadcast on the Tavis Smiley program on PBS with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who predicts that as tuition continues to rise, students will increasingly turn to schools that are smarter and more creative about lowering the cost of a college education.

New York Times - The Choice Blog
August 21, 2009
Rethinking How Colleges Present Themselves on the Web
Schools are increasingly engaging with current and prospective students to solicit feedback about their sites, and reinventing the way they present themselves online. Colleges are even retaining consultants, who charge anywhere from $100,000 to $500,000 per project.

Times Higher Education (UK)
August 20, 2009
US special: Will students 'melt' away in heat of recession?
With the economy struggling and tuition fees increasing, throughout the summer institutions have been sweating over how many students will show up. Fearing that many students will melt away, along with the tuition revenue they bring in, colleges are working aggressively to stop that happening by contacting them regularly and bombarding them with gifts.

U.S. News & World Report
August 20, 2009
Different Paths to a College Degree
One of the best ways to ensure a job is to have a bachelor's degree. But a college education is now more difficult for many families to afford. That means many students are on the prowl for bargain bachelor's degrees, and some are finding them in nontraditional programs such as three-year bachelor's degree programs, online education, and work colleges.

Wall Street Journal
August 21, 2009
Team-Color Bud Cans Leave Colleges Flat
Dozens of colleges are up in arms over a new Anheuser-Busch marketing campaign that features Bud Light beer cans emblazoned with local schools' team colors. Many college administrators contend that the promotions near college campuses will contribute to underage and binge drinking and give the impression that the colleges are endorsing the brew.

NewJerseyNewsroom.com
August 19, 2009
Princeton learning from dorms going green
When 283 Princeton undergraduates move into Butler College this September, they will be entering a 113,000-square-foot complex integrating sustainability features from top to bottom, including the green roofs on more than half of its buildings and a stormwater cistern that will collect and recycle rainwater to irrigate courtyard landscaping.

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