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Baltimore Sun
December 22, 2009
Lincoln Gordon
Johns Hopkins angle: An obituary for Lincoln Gordon, who was president of the university from 1967 to 1971.

The Washington Post
December 22, 2009
Lincoln Gordon
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary states that the former Johns Hopkins University president who also served
as U.S. ambassador to Brazil, died of respiratory failure Dec. 19 at the Collington Episcopal Life Care Community in Mitchellville.  He was 96.

Reuters
December 22, 2009
Women with high breast cancer risk refuse MRIs
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters wire story quotes study author Wendie A. Berg, a breast imaging specialist
at Johns Hopkins' Green Spring Station and an assistant professor of radiology in the School of Medicine.

HealthDay
December 22, 2009
Many High-Risk Women Refuse Breast MRI
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes study author Wendie A. Berg, a breast imaging specialist at Johns
Hopkins' Green Spring Station and an assistant professor of radiology in the School of Medicine.

MedPage Today
December 22, 2009
MRI Often Rejected Over Fear, Inconvenience
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes study author Wendie A. Berg, a breast imaging specialist at Johns
Hopkins' Green Spring Station and an assistant professor of radiology in the School of Medicine.

The Suncoast Times (Tampa, Fla.)
December 21, 2009
Bacteria found to thrive on frontline anti-T.B. drug
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece includes comments from the study’s senior author, Ying Zhang, a professor in
the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s W. Harry Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology.

AZO Nanotechnology
December 21, 2009
Institute for NanoBioTechnology and Engineering in Oncology Center Directors Named AAAS 2009 Fellows
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that Whiting School professors Peter Searson and Denis Wirtz, who
direct the Institute for NanoBioTechnology and Engineering in Oncology Center, both have been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow.

Science News
January 10, 2010
H1N1 hits sickle cell kids hard
Johns Hopkins angle: This article describes the results of a study led by Johns Strouse, an assistant
professor of pediatric hematology in the School of Medicine who is based at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

CNN.com
December 22, 2009
The danger of a single story
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature, which includes an online video and a story excerpt, focuses on Nigerian
author Chimamanda Adichie, who earned a master’s degree from the Krieger School’s Writing Seminars.

Philadelphia Inquirer
December 22, 2009
Pa. among least-strict states for teen drivers
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that a JHU study found that the chances of a 16-year-old's dying in
a car with a teen driver increased 39 percent with a single passenger, 86 percent with two passengers, and 182 percent with three or more passengers.

KING 5 TV (Seattle)
December 21, 2009
Have you ever lied to your doctor?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that in Johns Hopkins study, researchers found that many patients
with breathing problems did not tell the truth about how often those used an inhaler.

Daily Pilot (Costa Mesa, Calif.)
December 21, 2009
Harbor Day student wins talent search
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that Brian Wagner, a student at Harbor Day School in Corona del Mar,
has been named one of the winners of the JHU’s Center for Talented Youth talent search.

The Eagle Tribune (North Andover, Mass.)
December 22, 2009
Mosquera back strong at Johns Hopkins
Johns Hopkins angle: This profile focuses on Reid Mosquera, a freshman starter for the Johns Hopkins
wrestling team. JHU’s wrestling coach Keith Norris also is quoted.

Reading Eagle (Pennsylvania)
December 22, 2009
Hopkins perfect fit for Monteiro
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature concerns Jon Monteiro, a top high school quarterback who will pursue
pre-med undergraduate studies at JHU and play on the Blue Jays football team.

Associated Press
December 21, 2009
Colleges subpoenaed in gender bias investigation
Johns Hopkins angle: The university is mentioned.

The Washington Post
December 22, 2009
Montgomery tries to incubate resurgence in biotech industry
Johns Hopkins angle: The Montgomery County campus of Johns Hopkins University is mentioned in this article.

The Washington Post
December 21, 2009
Md. neighbors present case vs. Suburban Hospital expansion
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Suburban Hospital was acquired this year by Although Suburban,
acquired this year by Johns Hopkins Medicine.

The Washington Post
December 22, 2009
Coffee may have health benefits and may not pose health risks for many people
Johns Hopkins angle: Daniel Evatt, a research fellow in the department of psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins
University School of Medicine, is quoted.

The Washington Post
December 22, 2009
Story Lab, Unemployment Diary: The tie comes off, UPS brown comes on
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog mentions Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Maryland Daily Record
December 21, 2009
McGladrey moving to Harbor East
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School announced in
November that it would move to the new Legg Mason Tower in Harbor East 

Baltimore Sun
December 22, 2009
Social activism is in principal's marrow
Johns Hopkins angle: Cathy Miles earned a master's degree in adult and continuing education from the
university.

Baltimore Sun
December 22, 2009
EBDI design grant for school, MARC stop
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions the biotech development north of the medical campus.

Baltimore Sun
December 22, 2009
Chamber orchestra sets 5 concerts in Suzhou, China
Johns Hopkins angle: Quotes Markand Thakar, who is co-director of Peabody's graduate conducting program.

OUPblog (Oxford University Press)
December 21, 2009
Video Interviews with Gustav Meier
Johns Hopkins angle: Meier is the director of the Orchestra Conducting Program at the Peabody Institute.



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Wall Street Journal
December 22, 2009
Doctors Seeking MBAs
Universities are creating programs to meet the demand of doctors and other medical professionals in need of
management skills typically taught in business schools.

New York Times
December 22, 2009
Pittsburgh Mayor Strikes a Deal to Abandon Tuition Tax
Local colleges and universities and some private corporations have agreed to give the city voluntary
contributions to help close a budget gap.

Inside Higher Ed
December 22, 2009
Soon-to-Be Open Secret - Opinion Piece
Many admissions offices routinely look at male applicants' test scores and grades with lower expectations
than they have when viewing those of female applicants.

Wall Street Journal
December 22, 2009
With Scant Jobs, Grads Make Their Own
Anecdotal evidence suggests more recent college and grad school graduates are launching their own companies.

New York Times
December 22, 2009
New Jersey College Is Beset by Accusations
The president of Stevens Institute of Technology is accused of plundering the endowment and receiving
illegal loans.

New York Times
December 22, 2009
Other College Heads Who’ve Been Accused of Lavish Spending
Accusations against the president of Stevens Institute of Technology bring to mind cases involving
presidents of Adelphi, Towson, Texas Southern and American Universities.

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