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Chronicle of Higher Education
November 3, 2009
The $50K Club: 58 Private Colleges Pass a Pricing Milestone
Johns Hopkins angle: Bill Conley, dean of enrollment and academic services, is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
November 3, 2009
Many at Hopkins irked by school's playing Harvard in movie
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on the reaction of students as JHU passes itself off as Harvard
in a feature film called "The Social Network," which is being filmed partly on the Homewood campus.

Bloomberg News
November 3, 2009
AIG Skips Investor Call for Second Straight Time
Johns Hopkins angle: Phillip Phan, professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, is quoted.

Baltimore Sun
November 3, 2009
Not just 'liberals' to blame for drunk-driving tragedies
Johns Hopkins angle: A Dan Rodricks column about drunk driving penalties in the wake of the death of 20-
year-old JHU student Miriam Frankl.

Baltimore Sun
November 3, 2009
Judge revokes Meighan's bail in July hit-run case
Johns Hopkins angle: A judge revoked Thomas Meighan Jr.'s $100,000 bail - associated with July hit-and-run
charges - on Monday, saying the 39-year-old, who has at least nine drunken driving convictions and is
linked to the death of 20-year-old JHU undergraduate Miriam Frankl, is a "serious danger" to himself and
the community.

WJZ.com (Channel 13 ? Baltimore)
November 3, 2009
Bail Revoked For Accused Driver In Hit-And-Run
Johns Hopkins angle: This TV news report about Thomas Meighan, who is suspected of being involved in a
hit-and-run incident that killed a JHU undergraduate, states that bail for Meighan has been revoked in connection
with an earlier driving-under-the-influence case.

Baltimore Sun
November 3, 2009
Interlock law needed
Johns Hopkins angle: This letter to the editor mentions the death of 20-year-old JHU undergraduate Miriam
Frankl, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver.

Nauka W Polsce (Poland)
October 26, 2009
Powstala symulacja do prognozowania przerw w dostawach pradu wywolanych huraganami
Johns Hopkins angle: This Polish news report focus on a new computer model to?help power companies predict
outages prior to a hurricane. Seth Guikema, a Whiting School assistant professor of environmental
engineering, was one of the researchers who developed it.

Business Gazette (Maryland)
October 30, 2009
The future is here
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature on medical robotics includes comments from Whiting School computer
scientist Russell H. Taylor, director of the JHU-based Engineering Research Center for Computer-Integrated
Surgical Systems and Technology.

Red Orbit
November 3, 2009
Decrease In Activity May Not Be A Factor In Increased Obesity Rates Among Adolescents
Johns Hopkins angle: The article states that decreased physical activity may have little to do with the
recent spike in obesity rates among U.S. adolescents, according to researchers at the Bloomberg School of
Public Health, led by Youfa Wang.

Zee News (ANI)
November 3, 2009
Reduced physical activity not linked to increased obesity in teens
Johns Hopkins angle: Decreased physical activity may have little to do with the recent spike in obesity
rates among U.S. adolescents, according to researchers at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, led by
Youfa Wang,?this ANI story reports.

The Scientist
November 3, 2009
Malaria vaccine hits Phase III
Johns Hopkins angle: Nirbhay Kumar of the Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute is quoted in this story.

The Korea Herald
November 3, 2009
Lee's anticorruption crusade
Johns Hopkins angle: This story states that Lee Jae-oh studied security issues in a graduate program at
Johns Hopkins University.

Staunton News-Leader (Va.)
November 3, 2009
Psychologist Kay Jamison distinguishes grief from depression
Johns Hopkins angle: Kay Redfield Jamison of the School of Medicine gave a lecture at University of
Virginia, which is covered in this article.

NutraIngredients-usa.com
November 3, 2009
Low vitamin D again linked to higher mortality
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to vitamin D-deficiency research led by Richard Semba, an
ophthalmology professor in the School of Medicine.

CNET News
November 2, 2009
Patients administer HIV tests as accurately as pros
Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes information from Charlotte A. Gaydos, a professor of infectious
diseases in the School of Medicine.

WebMD.com
November 2, 2009
Home HIV Testing Feasible
Johns Hopkins angle: This article refers to research by Charlotte A. Gaydos, a professor of infectious
diseases in the School of Medicine.

Reuters.com
November 2, 2009
Lack of health insurance tied to child deaths
Johns Hopkins angle: This Reuters Health story reports on new research led by Fizan Abdullah, an
assistant professor of pediatric surgery at Johns Hopkins Children's Center. Abdullah is quoted.

The Scientist
November 1, 2009
Promises, Promises
Johns Hopkins angle: Johns Hopkins angle: This article includes a quote attributed to David Valle, a
professor of pediatrics and genetic medicine in the School of Medicine.

Baltimore Sun
November 3, 2009
U.S. men's national team has many local standouts
Johns Hopkins angle: The U.S. Lacrosse men's national team includes midfielders Kyle Dixon and Alex Smith
and defenseman Shawn Nadelen (Johns Hopkins).

Reading Eagle
November 3, 2009
Kase rewriting record book
Johns Hopkins angle: Wyomissing grad Andrew Kase plays for JHU and was selected as the Centennial
Conference co-offensive player of the week after tying the school record for rushing touchdowns in a game
for the second time in a 58-7 rout of Juniata.


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New York Times
November 3, 2009
M.B.A.'s Guide Socially Concerned Entrepreneurs
Business school students have turned toward courses in social entrepreneurship.

New York Times
November 1, 2009
Leadership Without a Secret Code
Drew Gilpin Faust, the president of Harvard, says communication is crucial, whether it's with employees
resistant to change or students at Harvard Yard.


Chronicle of Higher Education
November 3, 2009
Many Private Colleges Expect Tuition Revenue Declines, Moody's Report Says
A "significant minority" of private colleges and universities are projecting a decline in net tuition
revenue this year, which could hurt their future financial strength.

Inside Higher Ed
November 3, 2009
How the Sausage Is Made
A panel convened Monday to begin working out new regulations governing the integrity of federal financial
aid programs.

Inside Higher Ed
November 3, 2009
College Accountability, From the Left
The Center for American Progress calls on the U.S. Education Department to create an Office of Consumer
Protection in Higher Education.

Inside Higher Ed
November 2, 2009
Probe of Extra Help for Men
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has started an inquiry into the extent to which liberal arts colleges
discriminate against female applicants in an attempt to minimize gender imbalances in the student body.

New York Times
November 1, 2009
Bookstores and Beyond
For buying textbooks, it's a whole new world.


New York Times
November 1, 2009
At Public Universities: Less for More
Why top flagships are raising tuition, enrolling better students and becoming more like privates. And why
that may not be a good thing.


Associated Press
November 1, 2009
Obama community college proposal may not be enough
President Obama wants to invest some $12 billion in community colleges to help an additional 5 million
students graduate by 2020, but many schools are already bursting at the seams.

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