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New York Times
July 28, 2009
In War and Isolation, a Fighter for Afghan Women
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about Pashtoon Azfar mentions that she works for
Jhpiego.

CNN.com
July 28, 2009
Divorce takes health toll that remarriage can't heal, study says
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on research co-authored by Mary Elizabeth Hughes
of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that concludes that the trauma of a divorce can leave long-lasting effects on mental and physical health that remarriage might not repair.

MSNBC
July 27, 2009
Divorce hurts health even after remarriage
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on research co-authored by Mary Elizabeth Hughes
of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that concludes that the trauma of a divorce can leave long-lasting effects on mental and physical health that remarriage might not repair.

Ivanhoe Newswire
July 28, 2009
Remarriage Doesn't Heal All Wounds
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on research co-authored by Mary Elizabeth Hughes
of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that concludes that the trauma of a divorce can leave long-lasting effects on mental and physical health that remarriage might not repair.

Gant Daily
July 28, 2009
Divorce Has Lasting Health Effects, New Study Suggests
Johns Hopkins angle: This All Headline News story reports on research co-authored by Mary Elizabeth
Hughes of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that concludes that the trauma of a divorce can leave long-lasting effects on mental and physical health that remarriage might not repair.

Red Orbit (UPI)
July 28, 2009
Divorce and widowhood hurt health
Johns Hopkins angle: This United Press International article reports on research
co-authored by Mary Elizabeth Hughes of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that concludes that the trauma of a divorce can leave long-lasting effects on mental and physical health that remarriage might not repair.

Mail Online (UK)
July 28, 2009
Divorce hurts for life: Stress of breaking up harms your health even if you find love
again, says study
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on research co-authored by Mary Elizabeth Hughes
of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that concludes that the trauma of a divorce can leave long-lasting effects on mental and physical health that remarriage might not repair.

Daily Telegraph (UK)
July 27, 2009
Divorce damages your health – and getting remarried barely helps
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on research co-authored by Mary Elizabeth Hughes
of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that concludes that the trauma of a divorce can leave long-lasting effects on mental and physical health that remarriage might not repair.

CTV (Canada)
July 27, 2009
Divorce is bad for your health, study says
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research co-authored by Mary Elizabeth
Hughes of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that concludes that the trauma of a divorce can leave long-lasting effects on mental and physical health that remarriage might not repair.

The Money Times
July 28, 2009
Even re-marriage can not heal divorce scars: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: This story reports on research co-authored by Mary Elizabeth Hughes
of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that concludes that the trauma of a divorce can leave long-lasting effects on mental and physical health that remarriage might not repair.

Wall Street Journal
July 27, 2009
Iran, Islam and the Rule of Law
Johns Hopkins angle: Column authored by Francis Fukuyama of SAIS.

USA Today
July 28, 2009
Economy low, 'generosity high'
Johns Hopkins angle: Story on the upswing in the number of people who do volunteer
work during slow economic times mentions that more non-profit groups rely on volunteers as 80% report significant economic stress, according to a Johns Hopkins University survey.

WJZ-TV Baltimore
July 27, 2009
Hopkins Exec Started Chain That Saved 8 Lives
Johns Hopkins angle: Story on Pamela Paulk, vice president for Professional and Outreach
Services for Johns Hopkins Medicine, who donated one of the kidneys that was transplanted into a waiting patient as part of a historical multi-kidney transplant lead by surgeon Robert Montgomery of the School of Medicine.

Allafrica.com
July 27, 2009
Kenya: Playing Monkey Tricks On Malaria
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins University is involved in research with the Institute
of Primate Research in Nairobi, according to this piece.

Baltimore Sun Blogs
July 28, 2009
Lyme disease hearings on-line
Johns Hopkins angle: This "Random Rodricks" blog quotes Paul Auwaeter, head of the
Division of Infectious Diseases at the School of Medicine.

Latin American Herald Tribune
July 27, 2009
Colombia Names Coffee Executive as New Defense Minister
Johns Hopkins angle: Gabriel Silva, the General Manager of the National Coffee Growers
Federation and former ambassador to the U.S.and Colombia's new defense minister, did graduate studies at the School for Advanced International Studies.

Charleston Gazette (W.Va.)
July 27, 2009
WVU health chancellor finalist to visit Aug. 3
Johns Hopkins angle: This Associated Press article mentions that Christopher Colenda, one
of the two finalists for the position of chancellor of health sciences at West Virginia University, has a degree from Johns Hopkins University.
Winchester Star (W.Va.)
July 28, 2009
Handley graduates channel energies into teaching corps
Johns Hopkins angle: According to this story, local graduate Arin Smith will take
master's level teaching courses at Johns Hopkins University.

Maryland Daily Record
July 28, 2009
News Briefs - Business Edition
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore announced the
appointment of Charles Reuland as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

Baltimore Sun
July 28, 2009
Let the music play
Johns Hopkins angle: This editorial on how to cultivate the arts in Baltimore City mentions the Peabody Institute.

Baltimore Sun
July 28, 2009
Frances A. Kleeman
Johns Hopkins angle: Kleeman was a medical translator for the Johns Hopkins International
Exchange Program.

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Washington Post
July 27, 2009
Do You Know a High-Achieving Student Kept From College Because of Money? - Column
Education columnist Jay Mathews disagrees with Columbia University humanities professor
Andrew Delbanco, who recently wrote in the New York Review of Books that "a great many gifted and motivated young people are excluded from college for no other reason than their ability to pay, and we have failed seriously to confront the problem."

Los Angeles Times
July 27, 2009
Swine flu goes to camp. Will it go to school next?
Health officials predict a resurgence of the flu in the fall and school districts and
universities are on alert, working with health officials to launch education campaigns, stockpile medical supplies and discuss worst-case scenarios.

Boston Globe
July 27, 2009
Illegal status gives Harvard grad few options
A growing number of students have climbed to the country’s highest academic echelons only
to find themselves mired in the rancorous national debate over illegal immigration.

Baltimore Sun
July 28, 2009
Harford to accelerate nursing studies
A $1.2 million grant will help Harford Community College expand its nursing program to
include an accelerated 15-month course that offers evening, weekend and online classes. The 15-month course could prepare as many as 88 nurses by 2014 in less time than the college's traditional two-year program.

Baltimore Sun
July 28, 2009
State officials discuss schools' swine flu strategy - Brief
State Health Secretary John Colmers and state schools Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick
joined local health and education officials Monday to discuss plans for handling swine flu in school this fall.

Wall Street Journal
July 27, 2009
Brandeis Faces Suit Seeking to Stop Plans to Sell Art
Three overseers of Brandeis University's Rose Art Museum sued the college, seeking to
halt plans to sell prized works from the museum's $350 million collection. In January, Brandeis President Jehuda Reinharz announced the school's board had voted to close the museum and auction off the 7,000-work collection, including those by Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. Brandeis, in Waltham, Mass., said it was doing so because of a decline in its endowment and a steep budget shortfall.

Baltimore Sun
July 28, 2009
Students give everyone a nice word
Two Purdue University juniors known as the “Compliment Guys” were in Baltimore’s Inner
Harbor yesterday for a stop on their campaign of relentless pleasantries to cities north and south, appearing on National Public Radio and Good Morning America, to tell people nice things about, well - just about any old thing.

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