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The Washington Post (Associated Press)
July 15, 2009
Clinton aims to retake foreign policy center stage
Johns Hopkins angle: This article assessing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's role as
top foreign policy advisor, quotes Michael Mandelbaum, a professor of American Foreign Policy at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Asia Times Online
July 16, 2009
An intelligence vacuum in Washington
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes Melvin Goodman, an adjunct professor at the Krieger
School.

Maryland Business Gazette
July 15, 2009
Pick for NIH director known for science, leadership experience
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece quotes Chi Dang, senior vice dean of research at Johns
Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Chronicle of Higher Education
July 15, 2009
Fund-Raising Offices Make People a Priority as Budgets are Cut
Johns Hopkins angle: Fritz W. Schroeder, senior associate vice president for development,
is quoted in this story, which also notes that Johns Hopkins, which added more than 40 fund raisers between 2003 and 2008 for its $3.7-billion campaign, has slowed its hiring as budgets have tightened.

El Paso Times
July 15, 2009
El Pasoan literally sees good sign in wrapper
Johns Hopkins angle: Michael Repka, a pediatric opthalmologist from the School of Medicine,
is quoted.

Globe & Mail
July 15, 2009
Message to Tehran: Let our truth-teller go
Johns Hopkins angle: Commentary co-authored by Azar Nafisi of the School for Advanced
International Studies.

Gainesville Sun
July 15, 2009
UF lands $26M NIH grant
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that the University of Florida is receiving an
NIH grant that will enable it to collaborate on a research project with Harvard, Johns Hopkins and Duke universities.

Grand Rapids Press (Michigan)
July 14, 2009
Michigan teen wins Young Artist award as part of Gilmore International Keyboard Festival
award
Johns Hopkins angle: Ivan Moshchuk will enter Peabody Conservatory this fall. The Grosse
Pointe teen has won The 2010 Gilmore Young Artist Award.

Zawya
July 15, 2009
Early treatment can prevent maternal-foetal HIV transmission
Johns Hopkins angle: Harold E. Fox of the School of Medicine is quoted.

Huffington Post

July 14, 2009
Obama Punting On Fannie, Freddie Could Prove Costly
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes Thomas Stanton, a fellow at the Center for the Study
of American Government in the Krieger School.

WJZ.com (Channel 13 – Baltimore)
July 14, 2009
Accidental Falls Can Be Deadly
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news report focuses on new School of Medicine research led by
Yuri Agrawal, a resident in the otolaryngology/head-neck surgery department. Agrawal comments in this piece.

Sierra Sun (Truckee, Calif.)
July 14, 2009
Nevada County: big challenges for new county health chief
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that Karen Milman, Nevada County's new public
health officer, received her master’s degree in public health from the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Community Times (Westminster, Md.)
July 15, 2009
State and federal officials step up fight against H1N1
Johns Hopkins angle: This story refers to an article in the summer issue of Johns Hopkins
Public Health magazine that discusses H1N1 flu lessons. The piece also mentions observations by flu expert Andrew Pekosz, an associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Maryland Daily Record
July 15, 2009
Gilchrist, Hopkins partner
Johns Hopkins angle: This news brief states that Hunt Valley-based Gilchrist Hospice Care,
has forged a new partnership with the Johns Hopkins Health System,  providing end-of-life care for terminally ill patients.

CNN Money
July 15, 2009
BofA-Merrill tale: Paulson's turn
Johns Hopkins angle: This piece notes that Henry Paulson, former Treasury chief, has been
working as a visiting scholar at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.

Khaleej Times
July 15, 2009
Geithner discusses role of education in growth
Johns Hopkins angle: Story mentions Johns Hopkins University.

Carroll County Comet (Indiana)
July 15, 2009
Local healthcare providers work together to find answers
Johns Hopkins angle: This story mentions research by Barbara Starfield of the School of
Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
July 15, 2009
Sports Digest
Johns Hopkins angle: Column updates sports news at Johns Hopkins, including reporting that
Women's track and field athletes and recent graduates Rachel Hogen, Jordan Ireton and Paula Osborn were named to the 2009 All-Academic team by the US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

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New York Times
July 14, 2009
Obama Attacks on Economy and Seeks Billions for Community Colleges
President Obama yesterday introduced an education plan intended to help displaced workers
find jobs.

New York Times
July 15, 2009
A Boon to 2-Year Colleges, Affirming Their Value
The Obama administration plan to provide $12 billion to two-year colleges is seen as
recognition of their importance to the economy.

New York Times
July 15, 2009
Swine Flu Is Confirmed in 67 Cadets at the Air Force Academy
Sixty-seven Air Force cadets have tested positive for swine flu and are being isolated at
the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, a spokesman for the academy said Tuesday.

Time Magazine
July 14, 2009
Can Corporate Funding Save Endangered College Classes?
The nation's economic crisis is forcing schools to take unprecedented steps to survive:
laying off teachers, cutting bus services, eliminating summer classes. But more drastic measures may not be far off. Could the next step in saving American education be Introduction to Nutrition, Sponsored by McDonald's or PricewaterhouseCoopers' Financial Accounting 101?

Chronicle of Higher Education
July 15, 2009
2 Colleges Share How They Created Net-Price Calculators
Financial-aid officials from Purdue University and Williams College have calculators up and
running urged others to get a jump on it at a session here at the annual meeting of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

Associated Press
July 15, 2009
Should more try for 3-year college degree?
While educators debate the wisdom of three-year college degrees, some ambitious students
are going ahead and finishing their coursework in three years anyhow as a way to save thousands of dollars in tuition.

Wall Street Journal
July 15, 2009
Weighing the Price and Value of Colleges
Old dreams of children earning degrees from elite colleges are falling away in favor of a
new pragmatism as families face shrunken savings and borrowing options.

Inside Higher Ed
July 15, 2009
Feeling Like a Fait Accompli
As House Democrats embrace Obama proposal, many at financial aid meeting (often grudgingly)
see shift to government-based lending as inevitable, though lenders vow continued fight.

Inside Higher Ed
July 15, 2009
Money on Their Minds
Financial concerns trump all others for trustees, a report from the Association of
Governing Boards finds.

Philadelphia Inquirer
July 15, 2009
Pa. told to reapply for college stimulus funds
Gov. Rendell cannot cut Pennsylvania's four state-related universities out of an
application for $42 million in federal stimulus funds, the Department of Education said yesterday.

Associated Press
July 15, 2009
Going back to college, this time just for fun
About 1 in 5 American adults, or about 40 million people, take a course out of personal,
not professional, interest each year, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Classes in subjects ranging from computers to cooking are taught at colleges, community centers, libraries and other venues.

Associated Press
July 14, 2009
Campus cuisine: Dorm cooking, dining hall options
These days, college students have gourmet palates and a growing interest in preparing their
own food.

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