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Baltimore Sun
December 3, 2009
Mutated swine flu in city raises concerns
Johns Hopkins angle: Trish Perl of the School of Public Health is quoted.

WJZ.com
December 3, 2009
Dixon Back On The Job Despite Guilty Verdict
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS political scientist Matthew Crenson commented.

ABC2 News (Baltimore)
December 3, 2009
Mayor Keeps to Public Schedule
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS political scientist Matthew Crenson is quoted in this story.

Baltimore Sun Blogs
December 3, 2009
Johns Hopkins says: Our care isn't too expensive
Johns Hopkins angle: Jeff Nelligan, a spokesman for Johns Hopkins Medicine, is quoted.

CBC.ca (Canada)
December 3, 2009
Unusual uses for gold
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center.

Howard County Times
December 3, 2009
Teenager celebrates second victory over leukemia
Johns Hopkins angle: Pat Brown, director of pediatric leukemia at Johns Hopkins Hospital, was quoted in this feature story.

The Times of India
December 3, 2009
Delhi's young talent awarded
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentioned that Sunil Khilnani, director, South Asia Studies at SAIS, presented an award.

The Journal of the Turkish Weekly
December 3, 2009
President of Uzbekistan Receives a Group of US Experts
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece reports that S. Frederick Starr, director of Central Asia-Caucasus Institute at SAIS, was among a group of experts received recently by President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov.

Gant Daily
December 3, 2009
Scientists Say Ecstasy Can Cause Sleep Apnea
Johns Hopkins angle: This All Headline News story about the drug ecstasy and speep apnea, reports on a study led by Una McCann of the SOM.

Trak News (India)
December 3, 2009
Low-income mothers distrust men
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on research by KSAS sociologist Andrew Cherlin that indicates low-income women distrust the opposite sex.

Business Gazette (Md.)
December 3, 2009
Cheverly drummer earns full ride to music school
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentioned Nasar Abadey, who teaches drums at the Peabody Institute.

Baltimore Sun
December 3, 2009
Live Sunday: Canticle Singers, Raphael Saadiq and more
Johns Hopkins angle: Peabody Institute alum Matthew Odell will perform Olivier Messiaen's "Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jesus" on Sunday.

Baltimore Sun
December 3, 2009
Stover helps Johns Hopkins achieve goal
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins plays in the NCAA Division III football quarterfinals Saturday. Stover, the former Ravens great.

Worcester Telegram
December 3, 2009
Second suitor looks at T&G
Johns Hopkins angle: Jeff Greene attended JHU.

The Washington Post (Calvert Recorder)
December 3, 2009
More than 50 years responding to the call
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about long-serving fire volunteers, mentions Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Canada.com
December 3, 2009
Morning cigarette key indicator of intense nicotine dependence.
Johns Hopkins angle: This story references at study by Institute for Global Tobacco Control at BSPH that found that younger children had higher levels of nicotine in their bodies than older children when exposed to second-hand smoke in the home.

Gettysburg Times
December 3, 2009
Bullets down Jays for first win of season
Johns Hopkins angle: The Bullets beat the Jays 70-61.

Baltimore Sun
December 3, 2009
Margaret 'Raine' Dugger, first-grade teacher in city
Johns Hopkins angle: Dugger earned a master's degree in education from the Johns Hopkins University in 1965.

Baltimore Sun
December 3, 2009
Maryland Historical Society cuts operating hours, staff
Johns Hopkins angle: Robert Brugger, senior editor at the Johns Hopkins University Press, is quoted.

The Washington Post
December 3, 2009
Drug-resistant swine flu reported in Va. and Md.
Johns Hopkins angle: Trish Perl, a professor at JHH, is quoted.

The Washington Post
December 3, 2009
College Basketball
Johns Hopkins angle: The team lost to Gettysburg, 70-61.

The Capital (Annapolis, Md.)
December 3, 2009
State reports first 2 drug resistant swine-flu cases
Johns Hopkins angle: This AP story states that JHH announced that two patients with swine flu resistant to Tamiflu were treated there and discharged.

WJZ.com (Channel 13 – Baltimore)
December 3, 2009
Md. Reports First 2 Drug Resistant Swine Flu Cases
Johns Hopkins angle: This report quotes Trish Perl, director of epidemiology and infection control at JHH and a professor in the School of Medicine.

New Kerala (India)
December 3, 2009
Alcohol firms target youths with mag ads
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a study conducted by researchers at the Boston University School of Public Health, JHU’s Bloomberg School of Public Health and Virtual Media Resources.

Middle East Online
December 3, 2009
Obama's Weak Report Card on the CIA
Johns Hopkins angle: This column is by Melvin A. Goodman, an adjunct professor of government in the Krieger School.

New Kerala (India)
December 3, 2009
Asthma, pre-term labour drugs may increase autism risk in developing fetus
Johns Hopkins angle:  This ANI wire story includes comments from Frank R. Witter, a professor of gynecology and obstetrics/ maternal fetal medicine in the School of Medicine.

Science News
December 2, 2009
The apnea and the ecstasy
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research led by Una McCann, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the School of Medicine.

The Scotsman (Edinburgh)
December 3, 2009
Ecstasy use found to cause sleep disorder
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes lead researcher Una McCann, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the School of Medicine.

HealthDay
December 3, 2009
Ecstasy Users at Higher Risk of Sleep Apnea
Johns Hopkins angle:  This article quotes study author Una McCann, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the School of Medicine.

New Kerala (India)
December 3, 2009
Repeated use of ecstasy may lead to sleep apnea
Johns Hopkins angle: Una McCann, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in the School of Medicine.

Boomberg.com
December 2, 2009
Obesity May Wipe Out Benefit of Anti-Smoking Effort, Study Says
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Sara Bleich, an obesity researcher and assistant professor of health policy and management in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Perth Courier (Ontario, Canada)
December 2, 2009
Out-of-country OHIP requests up 200%
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Raffaella Molteni, senior director of operations, international services, Johns Hopkins Health System.

National Public Radio (All Things Considered)
December 2, 2009
Americans React To Afghan Troop Strategy
Johns Hopkins angle: This report includes comments from Eliot Cohen, director of the strategic studies program at SAIS.

Akron.com (Ohio)
December 3, 2009
West Side Education News & Notes
Johns Hopkins angle: “Mathemagician” Arthur Benjamin, who will perform his combination magic-math tricks at an upcoming Kids Career Day, earned his doctorate in mathematical sciences at JHU.


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New York Times – The Choice blog
December 2, 2009
Average Debt for Graduating College Seniors Rises to $23,200
The class of 2008 carried an average debt of $23,200 — an increase of nearly 25 percent compared with those who graduated four years earlier.

CBSMoneyWatch.com - College Solution Blog
December 3, 2009
10 Best and Worst States for Student Loan Debt
Seven of 10 states that produce graduates with the worst student debt are located on the East Coast, says a new survey by the Project on Student Debt.

Marketplace Radio
December 3, 2009
Is student-loan debt becoming a crisis?
Economics correspondent Chris Farrell talks with Bill Radke about the college market, where enrollment is swelling right along with tuition.

Chronicle of Higher Education
December 3, 2009
Governing-Boards Association Sharpens Guidance on Conflicts of Interest
New guidelines from the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges are much more specific than previous takes on conflict-of-interest policies.

Valley News, Lebanon, N.H.
December 2, 2009
Dartmouth President Addresses $100 Million Spending Cut by 2011
He spelled out the school's dire financial situation to an audience of more than 450 students, staff and faculty members.

Diverse Issues in Higher Education
December 2, 2009
Kanter Gets Candid About Accelerating American Achievement
U.S. Education Department undersecretary is driving the Obama administration's higher education agenda and all roads go through community colleges.

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