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Wall Street Journal
December 2, 2009
U.S. Faces Rising Resistance to Its Latin American Policy
Johns Hopkins angle: Riordan Roett of JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies comments in this
article.

WJZ.com (Channel 13 – Baltimore)
December 1, 2009
Jury Finds Dixon Guilty On 1 Gift Card Charge
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news report includes an interview with Matthew Crenson, a political science
professor emeritus in the Krieger School.

Baltimore Sun
December 2, 2009
What they're saying about Dixon conviction
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS political scientist Matthew Crenson is quoted.

Maryland Daily Record
December 1, 2009
Verdict could change dealing with City Hall
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS political scientist Matthew Crenson comments in this story.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
December 1, 2009
Don’t confuse health policy with military in Afghanistan
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary was co-authored by Leonard S. Rubenstein, a visiting scholar at JHU’s
Bloomberg School of Public Health.

POLITICO.com
December 1, 2009
Things to Watch For in Obama's Speech
Johns Hopkins angle: Walter Andersen, the acting director of the South Asia program at JHU’s School of
Advanced International Studies, comments in this story.

Reuters
December 1, 2009
Needle injuries often not reported by med students
Johns Hopkins angle: Medical students are commonly stuck by needles but often fail to report their injuries
to employee health services, placing them at risk for hepatitis, HIV and other blood borne diseases,
according to a study led by Martin Makary of the School of Medicine.

USA Today
December 2, 2009
Needle pricks put med students at risk
Johns Hopkins angle: This news brief reports that many medical students get stuck by needles, which puts
them at risk for blood-borne diseases, but they often fail to alert hospital authorities. Lead researcher
Martin Makary, associate professor of surgery in the School of Medicine, is quoted.

Investor’s Business Daily (Yahoo! Finance)
December 1, 2009
Trends & Innovations – Tuesday
Johns Hopkins angle: This column cites a JHU study indicating that more than half of medical students said
they have been accidentally stuck by hypodermic needles, but in many cases, they didn't report their
injury.

Baltimore Sun
December 2, 2009
Man charged with faking credentials as engineer
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Westminster resident Lawrence D. Novakowski, an electrician,
used a fake JHU transcript he ordered over the Internet to obtain jobs as a professional engineer, even
though he had no engineering training.

China Post
December 1, 2009
Flying injures 1,000 a year in U.S.: report
Johns Hopkins angle: About 1,000 people are hospitalized with aviation-related injuries in the United
States each year and about 750 are killed, according to a report by researchers at JHU.

New Jersey Newsroom
December 1, 2009
N.J. law seeks to prevent 'modern day slavery'
Johns Hopkins angle: The Protection Project, a human rights research institute affiliated with the JHU’s
School of Advanced International Studies, has noted links between so-called "mail-order bride" operations
and forced prostitution, according to this article.

SciDev.net
November 27, 2009
Satellites identify mosquito breeding sites
Johns Hopkins angle: Satellite imaging is being used by researchers at the Bloomberg School of Public
Health to locate potential mosquito breeding sites in southern Zambia, in a bid to reduce malaria
transmission in the area. Gregory Glass of the school is quoted.

PhysOrg.com
December 2, 2009
Annual screening with breast ultrasound or MRI could benefit some women
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes lead researcher Wendie A. Berg, an assistant professor of
radiology in the School of Medicine.

Jewish Journal of Greater LA
December 1, 2009
British Film Gives ‘An Education’ in Anti-Semitism
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions “Anti-Semitic Stereotypes,” a book published in 1995 by the Johns
Hopkins University Press.

Cumberland Times-News (Maryland)
December 2, 2009
New report endorses state alcohol tax increase
Johns Hopkins angle: A new report by researchers at the Bloomberg School of Public Health indicates that an
increase in Maryland’s alcohol tax would save money and lives, but this article suggests the proposal might
have trouble gaining traction this next legislative session.

Environmental Health News
December 2, 2009
New frontiers – and limitations – in testing people's bodies for chemicals
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Thomas Burke of the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Visit Bulgaria
December 2, 2009
Depressed Mothers Worsen Asthma In Children
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center
who looked at 262 black mothers and their children found that a mother’s depression only serves to worsen
asthma symptoms in her children.

Cay Compass (Cayman Islands)
December 1, 2009
Funds Conference in January
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that speaker Andrew Bacevich, a professor of international
relations and history at Boston University, has been a fellow at JHU’s School of Advanced International
Studies.

AllAfrica.com
December 1, 2009
Uganda: Do Children Get the Attention They Deserve?
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature states that the Makerere University-Johns Hopkins University Research
Collaboration has established forums for children to express themselves freely through drama and emotional
support.

Torrington Record Citizen (Connecticut)
December 1, 2009
Taking a look at the school chief’s contract
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions that officials are waiting for JHU to release the transcripts of
Christopher Leone, who was expected last night to be appointed as Torrington's superintendent of schools.

Gettysburg Times
December 2, 2009
Bullets blitz Blue Jays by 22 in CC opener
Johns Hopkins angle: Defense has been the name of the game for the Gettysburg College women’s basketball
team this season and that trend continued Tuesday night in its Centennial Conference opener, as the Bullets
forced more turnovers than points allowed in a lopsided 56-34 victory over Johns Hopkins University in
Bream Gym.

Baltimore Sun
December 2, 2009
Sports Digest
Johns Hopkins angle: This report states that Johns Hopkins (10-2), which will play at Wesley in the NCAA
football quarterfinals Saturday, jumped from 10th to fourth in this week's ECAC Lambert Meadowlands
Division III Poll.

NorthJersey.com (Bergen County Record)
December 2, 2009
Division III Final Four has local flavor
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports column mentions two women’s soccer players from JHU: Taylor Schulte and
Pam Kopfensteiner.

Lancaster Online (Pennsylvania)
December 1, 2009
Division III's L-L League football connection
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports feature mentions Duane Sizemore and Dan Kauffman , two local athletes who
play defense on JHU’s football team.

Greenwich Times (Connecticut)
December 1, 2009
College Notes: Reiter a soccer Academic All-American
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports column about local athletes participating on college teams mentions that
Sasha Reyes-Guerra has seen action in 19 games on defense with JHU’s women's soccer team.

The Clarion-Ledger (Mississippi)
December 2, 2009
Thompson, state health officer, dies
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary for Ed Thompson, who worked for the Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention and led Mississippi’s State Board of Health, mentions that Thompson earned a master’s in public
health from JHU.

Vineland Daily Journal (NJ)
December 2, 2009
MARY ELLEN NICHOLS, 94
Johns Hopkins angle: The obituary states that Nichols attended Johns Hopkins University.


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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
December 2, 2009
Deal in works to scrap tuition tax plan
City leaders and academic officials yesterday scrambled to avoid a divisive vote on the mayor's proposed 1
percent levy on tuition.

Inside Higher Ed - Interview
December 2, 2009
'The Business of Higher Education'
A new three-part collection of essays edited by John C. Knapp and David J. Siegel presents a wide range of
perspectives on the complex impact of business models on higher education.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
November 29, 2009
Advisers Cultivate Top Students for Plum Prizes
Fellowship advising, once an Ivy League trade secret, has become a sophisticated, widespread profession.

The Chronicle of Higher Education
December 1, 2009
Justices Question Legal and Practical Issues in Case Involving Student Debt in Bankruptcy
Lawyers representing a student-loan guarantor and the federal government came under hard questioning
Tuesday from U.S. Supreme Court justices in a case that centers on discharging student debt in bankruptcy.

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