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NBC "Today"
May 27, 2009
Still standing up to cancer
Johns Hopkins angle: Stephen Baylin, deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, was interviewed as part of a segment on research funded by the Stand Up to Cancer program.
May 27, 2009
Where's the Beef?: Ghent Goes Vegetarian
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to the "meatless Mondays" campaign promoted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

The Hill (D.C.)
May 26, 2009
Senate GOP risks alienating Hispanics over court pick
Johns Hopkins angle: Adam Segal, director of the university’s Hispanic Voter Project and a faculty lecturer in the master in communication program, is quoted.

CQ Politics
May 26, 2009
For Obama, a Low-Risk High Court Choice
Johns Hopkins angle: Adam Segal, director of the university’s Hispanic Voter Project and a faculty lecturer in the master in communication program, is quoted.

The Washington Post
May 27, 2009
Courtesy-Minded Metro Stands Up for Riders Who Shouldn't Have To
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes P.M. Forni, a Johns Hopkins University professor and author of two books on civility.

Entrepreneur Magazine
April 2009
Employees, leave the attitude at the door
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes P.M. Forni of the KSAS.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
May 27, 2009
The science run: Rats that stay close to home
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on new research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

NewsTrack India
May 27, 2009
Rats are loyal to their neighbourhoods
Johns Hopkins angle: ANI story reports on research by researchers at the SoPH which reveals that rodents spend the majority of their lives close to their homes.

New Scientist Online (United Kingdom)
May 27, 2009
Sperm-like nanopropeller is smallest swimmer ever
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about Harvard research includes a comment from David Gracias, an assistant professor in the Whiting School’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

The Wall Street Journal
May 27, 2009
High-School Senior: I Took the SAT Again After 41 Years
Johns Hopkins angle: Jason Brandt, a professor of psychiatry and neurology at Johns Hopkins University, is quoted in this article.

Baltimore Sun
May 27, 2009
Institute, diagnostic company team up on test to diagnose Alzheimer's disease in early years
Johns Hopkins angle: Associated Press story mentions that the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute is based at West Virginia University and affiliated with Johns Hopkins University.

Business Standard
May 27, 2009
Arvind Subramanian: To be or wannabe a superpower?
Johns Hopkins angle: Subramanian is a Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics and Center for Global Development, and Senior Research Professor at Johns Hopkins University. 
CBC News (Canada)
May 26, 2009
Healthy, wealthy in Ontario gained family doctors: study
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about a study published in a Canadian medical journal quotes from a commentary accompanying the study, written by Barbara Starfield, a professor in the School of Public Health.

Health Day
May 26, 2009
Broad-Spectrum Cervical Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research led by Richard Roden, an associate professor in the School of Medicine.

Baltimore City Paper
May 27, 2009
Talking Cure
Johns Hopkins angle: Lauren Abramson, founder and executive director of the Baltimore Community Conferencing Center, is a psychologist and part-time assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Ventura County Star
May 27, 2009
Your letters
Johns Hopkins angle: One letter to the editor refers to the inspiring life story of surgeon Benjamin Carson of the School of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Colts Neck News Transcript (N.J.)
May 27, 2009
Hopkins student has much riding on cross-country trek
Johns Hopkins angle: Caitlin Leach, a 20-year-old JHU junior, is gearing up for the 4K for Cancer, a nonprofit group that organizes cross-country bicycle tours to raise funds and awareness in the fight against cancer.

El Paso Times (Texas)
May 26, 2009
YWCA leader finds niche as grant writer
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature profiles Tracy Yellen, a JHU graduate who served on the university’s the board of trustees.


Inside Higher Ed
May 27, 2009
No Stranger to Higher Ed
Sonia Sotomayor, President Obama's pick for the U.S. Supreme Court, has held faculty positions at two universities and ruled in several cases that affected academe.

Business Week
May 27, 2009
A Steep Climb for Indebted College Grads
Graduates with student loan debt work many years before their net earnings equal those of workers without a degree, according to a College Board study.

Inside Higher Ed
May 27, 2009
Simplification Is ... Complicated
Gathering of policy makers and researchers reveals widespread agreement that financial aid system should be streamlined -- but offers little confidence that it will be.

Chronicle of Higher Education News Blog
May 26, 2009
Dartmouth College, Its Bond Rating Downgraded, Takes On More Debt
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services announced today that it had lowered Dartmouth College's bond rating because of operating deficits, a decline in the college's endowment, and its debt load. Dartmouth's rating will go from AAA, the highest possible rating, to AA+. The rating service said it expected the college would remain a strong institution because of its Ivy League reputation and its solid appeal to students.

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