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Baltimore Sun
December 23, 2009
Md. doctors push opposing views on health care bill
Johns Hopkins angle: F. Michael Gloth III is a faculty member at the School of Medicine and director of outpatient services for the division of geriatric medicine and gerontology at Bayview Medical Center.

Inside Higher Ed
December 23, 2009
New Programs: Federal Acquisitions, Climate Change, Integrated Bioscience, Physics, Renewable Electricity
Johns Hopkins angle: A brief that mentions the university's new interdisciplinary major and minor in global environmental change and sustainability.

Christian Science Monitor
December 21, 2009
Woodrow Wilson: A Biography
Johns Hopkins angle: This book review mentions that Woodrow Wilson earned a PhD at Johns Hopkins.

Baltimore Sun
December 23, 2009
Johns Hopkins running back Kase earns All-America honor
Johns Hopkins angle: Andrew Kase, who led the Blue Jays to a 10-3 record, the Centennial Conference championship and a trip to the NCAA quarterfinals, has been named a third-team All-American.

Baltimore Sun
December 23, 2009
Helen D. Shepherd, registered nurse
Johns Hopkins angle: An obituary for Shepherd, who earned her nursing degree from the School of Nursing.

Business Standard (India)
December 23, 2009
Arvind Subramanian: Tax reforms for higher growth
Johns Hopkins angle: This column is by Arvind Subramanian, a senior research professor of  South Asia Studies at JHU’s School of Advanced international Studies.

MedPage Today
December 23, 2009
The Changing Face of Medicine, 1984-2009: 
Johns Hopkins angle:  This article about changes in the diagnosis and treatment of AIDS includes quotes and an online audio report from John Bartlett, a professor of infectious diseases in the School of Medicine.

Abilene Reporter News (Texas)
December 23, 2009
Are you experienced?
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about the updated version of WebMD states that it will include involvement from Johns Hopkins Medicine physicians, who will answer some questions. (Channel 13 – Baltmore)
December 22, 2009
Woman Doesn't Let Crohn's Limit Her Potential
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news feature focuses on Mona Rezapour, who has Crohn’s disease but is able to continue her studies as a second-yearr medical student at JHU.

Hutchinson News (Kansas)
December 23, 2009
Better drivers
Johns Hopkins angle: This opinion piece cites a 2005 study by the Bloomberg School of Public Health's Center for Injury Research and Policy that found that states with graduated driver’s licensing laws saw on average an 11 percent decline in fatal crashes involving 16-year-old drivers.

Harwich Oracle (Massachusetts)
December 22, 2009
Bukoski third team All-American soccer pick
Johns Hopkins angle: This sports column states that Scott Bukoski, a junior forward in soccer at JHU, earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America Third Team All-America honors and was a first team All-Region selection.

The Detroit News
December 23, 2009
WSU engineering dean made ideas work
Johns Hopkins angle: This obituary for Wayne State University engineering dean Ralph Kummler mentions that he earned his doctorate at JHU.


Inside Higher Ed
December 23, 2009
Subprime Student Loans
Many student loans are even more likely to be subprime than mortgages are; the only collateral is usually the student's future earning prospects after graduating.

Wall Street Journal
December 23, 2009
On Campus, Unprepared - Book Review
Is it possible that aiming to increase the number of American college graduates is actually a fool's errand?  A few skeptics think so.

Contra Costa Times, Calif.
December 22, 2009
California community colleges may offer bachelor's degrees
With tens of thousands being turned away from state universities, California lawmakers likely will consider granting community colleges the right to offer a limited number of bachelor's degrees.
Washington Post
December 23, 2009
Montgomery College trustees accept president's resignation
Brian K. Johnson had been on paid leave for three months after allegations of poor management and excessive spending.

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