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CNN
December 7, 2009
A day in the 'normal' life of a Nobel Prize winner
Johns Hopkins angle: A profile of Johns Hopkins' Carol Greider, winner the Nobel Prize in Medicine.

CBS Evening News
December 6, 2009
How One Nobel Laureate Gave Another a Hand
Johns Hopkins angle: Story about Nobel winner Paul Greengard’s support of potential women Nobel laureates, including Johns Hopkins’ Carol Greider.

The Washington Post
December 6, 2009
Obama's COIN toss
Johns Hopkins angle: Eliot A. Cohen, professor at SAIS and author of "Supreme Command: Soldiers, Statesmen and Wartime Leadership," is the author of this opinion piece.

Wall Street Journal
December 4, 2009
Health Reform Could Harm Medicaid Patients
Johns Hopkins angle: Ed Miller, dean and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, wrote this opinion piece.

Baltimore Sun
December 6, 2009
Program encourages girls to consider engineering
Johns Hopkins angle: This coverage of a JHU event aimed at getting middle school girls interested in engineering careers includes comments from the Whiting School’s Lester Su, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering.

Midday with Dan Rodricks – WYPR-FM
December 3, 2009
A discussion about No Child Left Behind
Johns Hopkins angle: Mariale Hardiman, assistant dean of the Urban School Partnerships program at the School of Education, was a panelist.

The Marc Steiner Show
December 3, 2009
What is the future of No Child Left Behind?
Johns Hopkins angle: The panel included Mariale Hardiman, assistant dean of the Urban School Partnerships program, and Bob Slavin, director of the Center for Research and Reform in Education, both at the School of Education.

Baltimore Sun
December 6, 2009
The fixes 'No Child' needs
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece, written by James Campbell, a senior communications manager for the JHU’s School of Education, mentions that a panel discussion on the No Child Left Behind law will take place tonight on the university’s Homewood campus.

Detroit Free Press
December 6, 2009
Detroit's arsenal turns to art
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature about Brad Leithauser, a professor in the Writing Seminars in the Krieger School.

WJZ.com (Channel 13 – Baltimore)
December 7, 2009
Motion Denied For More Time In Dixon Retrial
Johns Hopkins angle: This television news report quotes Matthew Crenson, a Krieger School political scientist.

Baltimore Sun
December 6, 2009
When meals on a train were a premier experience
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature refers to the book "Dining on the B&O: Recipes and Sidelights From A Bygone Age," published recently by Johns Hopkins University Press.

Maryland Daily Record
December 6, 2009
Armbruster has served area well
Johns Hopkins angle: The university is mentioned in this article about the Goldseker Foundation's contributions to the Baltimore region.

The American Interest Online
December 3, 2009
Why I like the Afghan timetable
Johns Hopkins angle: A column by Francis Fukuyama of SAIS.

Associated Press of Pakistan
December 7, 2009
Pakistani nuclear weapons cannot fall into wrong hands - Top expert
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions a gathering of experts at SAIS. Walter Anderson, director of South Asian Studies at SAIS, is quoted.

Dallas Morning News
December 6, 2009
Obama takes flak for plan to build up, then draw down forces in Afghanistan
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions a gathering of experts at SAIS.

Toledo Blade
December 5, 2009
Obama is not built for wartime
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Eliot Cohen of SAIS.

Kuwait Times
December 7, 2009
US exit could enflame AfPak
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Hasan Askari, a visiting Pakistani professor at SAIS.

Deutsche Welle (Germany)
December 7, 2009
How effective is international pressure on Karzai?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes comments from Daniel Hamilton, director of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at JHU’s School of Advanced International Studies.

MSNBC.com
December 6, 2009
More women choose do-it-yourself births
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Donna Strobino, a professor and deputy chair in the department of maternal and child health at JHU’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.

New Kerala (India)
December 6, 2009
Kids exposed to passive smoking have higher nicotine levels
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Sungroul Kim, a research associate at the Institute for Global Tobacco Control at JHU’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The News and Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)
December 7, 2009
Go-it-alone program eases arthritis
Johns Hopkins angle: This health feature refers to a report from Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center on the benefits of regular exercise for people with arthritis.

USA Today
December 7, 2009
Here's to your health searches, via AOL and Google engines
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Aaron Watkins, director of e-strategy and Web services at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
December 6, 2009
What a dime buys
Johns Hopkins angle: This editorial in favor of a Maryland alcohol tax hike refers to a recent report prepared by Bloomberg School of Public Health researchers David H. Jernigan and Hugh Waters.

Science News
December 6, 2009
H1N1 hits sickle cell kids hard
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes hematologist John Strouse of the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

VOA News
December 6, 2009
Looking for New Ways to Fight Malaria
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes George Dimopoulos, an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute.

Gainesville Sun (Fla.)
December 6, 2009
Sheriff's Office implements domestic violence program
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions nursing professor Jacquelyn Campbell.

Democrat and Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.)
December 6, 2009
Pair raise awareness of pancreatic cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions that the women featured in the story met on a pancreatic cancer discussion board on the Johns Hopkins University Web site.

Philippine Daily Inquirer
December 7, 2009
Music was in his heart
Johns Hopkins angle: Pianist and conductor Regalado San Luis Jose earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music, as well as his Artist Diploma in Music, at Peabody.

New Straits Times (Malaysia)
December 7, 2009
Have special programmes for gifted kids, says PM
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that a program for gifted children was organized in partnership with JHU.

Lower Hudson Journal News (N.Y.)
December 7, 2009
Johns Hopkins taps Fieldstone students
Johns Hopkins angle: A brief that mentions the Center for Talented Youth.

Reading Eagle (Pa.)
December 5, 2009
Hopkins' season ended by Wesley
Johns Hopkins angle: Details the football team's 12-0 loss to No. 3 Wesley Saturday in an NCAA Division III quarterfinal.

Baltimore Sun
December 6, 2009
Mistakes cost Johns Hopkins in loss to Wesley
Johns Hopkins angle: This article from the (Wilmington, Del.) News Journal describes the final game in JHU’s football season, a 12-0 loss in a Division III quarterfinal to host Wesley.

Baltimore Sun
December 5, 2009
Scouting report: Johns Hopkins vs. Wesley
Johns Hopkins angle: This article was a preview of the Division III quarterfinal football game between JHU and Wesley.

Scranton Times Tribune (Pa.)
December 5, 2009
Abington Heights grads enjoying Johns Hopkins' football playoff ride
Johns Hopkins angle: A feature about senior Devin Hewlett, a defensive back, and sophomore Brian Peters, a backup defensive end.

Allentown Morning Call (Pa.)
December 5, 2009
L.V. connection helping Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: Seven players from the Allentown area are on the football team.

Carlisle Sentinel (Pa.)
December 5, 2009
Dickinson women hold off Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: A story about the women's basketball team.

Baltimore Sun
December 7, 2009
In climate change debate, don't forget the impact on human health
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece is by Jean-Paul Chretien, who received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from JHU.

Pensacola News Journal (Fla.)
December 6, 2009
People on the move
Johns Hopkins angle: Sherry Hartnett holds a master of science degree in management from Johns Hopkins University.

Miami Herald
December 7, 2009
Wall Street's losses were businessman's gain
Johns Hopkins angle: This profile mentions that Jeff Greene earned his undergraduate degree from JHU.


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New York Times
December 6, 2009
Taking the Magic Out of College – Op-Ed
Why are America’s best schools comparing themselves to Hogwarts?

New York Times
December 5, 2009
In Search of Education Leaders - Column
The Harvard Graduate School of Education is creating a new doctoral degree to be focused on leadership in education.

Philadelphia Inquirer
December 7, 2009
Hush-hush subject - Editorial
Nearly one in five women who attend college will become the victim of rape or attempted rape before graduation, a Justice Department-funded study found.

New York Times
December 4, 2009
Report on Virginia Tech Shooting Finds Notification Delays
The state's official report on the shooting provides a more detailed picture of the mistakes made by university officials in handling the emergency.

Philadelphia Bulletin
December 7, 2009
Tuition Tax: The Future Of Higher Education? - Opinion Piece
The writers oppose a 1 percent tuition tax on the city’s financially-strapped college students.

Chronicle of Higher Education
December 3, 2009
Obama Calls on Colleges to Take the Lead on Better Preparing People for Work
Higher education can play a key role in creating jobs and reversing the economic slump, several speakers said at a White House forum on jobs and the economy.

The Boston Globe
December 3, 2009
Harvard business dean to retire
Harvard Business School Dean Jay O. Light will retire in June after nearly five years leading one of the world’s most prestigious institutions for management education, and 40 years on its faculty.

Inside Higher Ed
December 4, 2009
Anthropology and the Military
A U.S. military program that uses social science field research to gain a strategic advantage in conflict zones does not reflect the ethical standards of the American Anthropological Association, a commission of the association said in a report at its annual meeting here.

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