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New York Times
May 29, 2009
Married With Bankruptcy
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS sociologist Andrew Cherlin wrote this op-ed piece.

The Diane Rehm Show
May 28, 2009
Andrew Cherlin: "The Marriage-Go-Round"
Johns Hopkins angle: An interview with Cherlin, a professor in the Department of Sociology in the Krieger School.

TIME Magazine
June 8, 2009
Pregnancy and Pills
Johns Hopkins angle: Ruth Faden, director of the Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
May 29, 2009
Dixon ruling seen as setback
Johns Hopkins angle: Article quotes Krieger School political scientist Matthew Crenson.

Maryland Business Gazette
May 29, 2009
After detour, an open road
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School political scientist Matthew Crenson comments.

Voice of America News
May 28, 2009

“Lost Crops” of Africa Could Combat Poverty and Hunger
Johns Hopkins angle: Krieger School anthropologist Jane Guyer is part of a panel assembled by the National Research Council to study Africa.

Baltimore Sun
May 29, 2009
City crime may be down, but fear endures
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes Sheldon Greenberg, the associate dean of the Johns Hopkins Division of Public Safety Leadership and a former Howard County police officer.

Baltimore Business Journal
May 29, 2009
MICA forges research alliances to bring artistic flair to science
Johns Hopkins angle: Notes that MICA is working with the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute to design public health messages targeted at low-income urban populations on topics ranging from lead poisoning to violence prevention.

Baltimore Business Journal
May 29, 2009
State’s biotech roadmap needs funding source – Editorial
Johns Hopkins angle: Mentions that Johns Hopkins University and other college campuses “are churning out bioscience innovations and talented researchers.”

Gainesville Sun
May 29, 2009
UF names health affairs VP
Johns Hopkins angle: David Guzick did his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Johns Hopkins.

Latin American Herald Tribune
May 29, 2009
Harris: The West Must Not Let Iran Cross the Nuclear Threshold
Johns Hopkins angle: Writer David Harris David Harris is the executive director of the American Jewish Committee (AJC). From 2000 to 2002, he was a visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.

Baltimore Sun
May 29, 2009
Paul Imre
Johns Hopkins angle: Imre earned a master's in public health from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health.

Washington Post
May 29, 2009
KEN DERMOTA, 53 - Journalist Chose Latin America as His Beat
Johns Hopkins angle: An obituary for Dermota, who received his master's degree in Latin American affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in 1998.

Baltimore Sun
May 29, 2009
J. Paul Melanson
Johns Hopkins angle: Story quotes Mariale Hardiman, an assistant dean at the Johns Hopkins University's School of Education.

The Daily Record (Md.)
May 29, 2009
Letters to the Editor
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine is mentioned in a letter about a proposal to eliminate part of I-83 and build an urban boulevard in its place.


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Philadelphia Inquirer
May 28, 2009
U. of Penn makes provost position permanent
Vincent Price, who has been serving as interim provost at the University of Pennsylvania since March, has received a permanent appointment to succeed Johns Hopkins President Ronald J. Daniels in Penn's top academic post.

Baltimore Business Journal
May 28, 2009
University of Maryland business school expanding city footprint
The University of Maryland’s business school is moving its downtown Baltimore location into an expanded space at the UMB BioPark.

Wall Street Journal
May 29, 2009
Big Moan on Campus: Bond Downgrades
Colleges' credit ratings are being downgraded after investment losses. Moody's says it has a negative outlook on 55 U.S. universities.

Boston Magazine
June 2009
Drew Gilpin Faust and the Incredible Shrinking Harvard
Suddenly, unthinkably, the World's Richest University finds itself forced to reconsider what it can afford to be. (Losing $11 billion will do that.) But if its president has a master plan for leading the school out of its financial crisis—other than letting Larry Summers take the blame—she's keeping it to herself.

Chronicle of Higher Education – News Blog
May 28, 2009
Despite Downturn, Families Continue Saving for College, Study Finds
More than half of families whose children intend to go to college are saving the same amount or more for college than they did last year, despite the economic downturn, according to a new study released by Sallie Mae and Gallup.

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 29, 2009
Full-Time Students Account for a Growing Share of Enrollments
That change is especially pronounced at two-year colleges and reflects a steady rise in the number of students graduating from high schools, says a new federal report.

Inside Higher Ed
May 29, 2009
Reaching Students Who Don't Report Depression
Study at 20 colleges suggests that screening those seeking primary medical care, combined with new type of case manager, can yield huge gains in treating those who might never get help.

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 29, 2009
Study-Abroad Officials Consider New Approaches for Tough Times
American colleges should use the current financial crisis as an opportunity to develop more creative and cost-effective approaches to education abroad and to the recruitment of foreign students. That was the message delivered Thursday during the annual meeting here of Nafsa: Association of International Educators.

Chronicle of Higher Education
May 29, 2009
Iraq Looks for U.S. Partners in New Scholarship Program
The government of Iraq is moving ahead with the Iraq Education Initiative, a plan that will fast-track qualified Iraqi students to study in the United States.

Wall Street Journal
May 29, 2009
Can the Ivy League Get Its Game Back?
The schools of the Ivy League are among the nation’s finest and richest, with billions in endowments under their command. From law to business to medicine, they’re No. 1 in practically every department but one: sports.

Inside Higher Ed
May 29, 2009
No Money, No Problems?
Most violations of NCAA Division III’s strict ban on athletically related scholarships are “inadvertent,” report reveals. Three institutions are slated to receive punishment for “major” violations.

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