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Baltimore Sun
November 18, 2009
School moving to Legg tower
Johns Hopkins angle: The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is relocating to the Legg Mason Tower, becoming the latest tenant to move from Baltimore's downtown to Harbor East's waterfront.

WBAL Radio
November 18, 2009
Carey Business School Moves To New Digs
Johns Hopkins angle: The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School is relocating to the Legg Mason Tower, becoming the latest tenant to move from Baltimore's
downtown to Harbor East's waterfront.

The Washington Post
November 18, 2009
On Leadership
Johns Hopkins angle: Yash Gupta advocates the need for strategic corporate philanthropy in this blog.

Baltimore Business Journal
November 17, 2009
Johns Hopkins business school takes four floors in new Legg Mason tower
Johns Hopkins angle: This article quotes Yash Gupta, dean of the Carey Business School.

The Washington Post
November 18, 2009
How a medical revolution may transform Northern Virginia
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about personalized medicine mentions the Johns Hopkins medical complex.

The Washington Post
November 18, 2009
History lights up Baltimore's Charles St.
Johns Hopkins angle: The university is mentioned in this story about the art history of Charles Street.

Wall Street Journal
November 18, 2009
Bloomberg Pledges $125 Million to Reduce Traffic Deaths
Johns Hopkins angle: The School of Public Health is mentioned in this article about New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg pledging $125 million to
organizations over five years to strengthen traffic safety laws and police training, and to conduct road safety assessments in 10 countries.

Maryland Daily Record
November 17, 2009
On The Move-Business Edition
Johns Hopkins angle: Priyanka Dwivedi has been hired as admissions manager of Johns Hopkins Engineering for Professionals, the part-time graduate division of the Whiting School of Engineering. She previously worked in the College of Arts and Sciences dean’s office at Loyola University Maryland.

Baltimore Sun
November 17, 2009
We must link health, safety, transportation policies
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary was written by Keshia Pollack, assistant professor with the Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy, and Alicia Samuels, the center's director of communications.

New York Times
November 17, 2009
Medical Schools Quizzed on Ghostwriting
Johns Hopkins angle: Senator Charles E. Grassley wrote to 10 top medical schools, including Johns Hopkins, on Tuesday to ask what they are doing about
professors who put their names on ghostwritten articles in medical journals — and why that practice was any different from plagiarism by students.

United Press International
November 18, 2009
Heart and bone risk from low vitamin D
Johns Hopkins angle: Long-term vitamin D deficiency may result in lower levels of the sex hormone estrogen but not testosterone, according to a study led by Erin Michos of the School of Medicine.

Los Angeles Times
November 17, 2009
Rapid, irregular heartbeats while exercising may not spell doom
Johns Hopkins angle: Joseph Marine of the School of Medicine was quoted.

WBMF (Myrtle Beach)
November 17, 2009
Obesity Rolling Back Gains in Heart Health
Johns Hopkins angle: This HealthDay News story quotes Roger Blumenthal of the School of Medicine.

Laboratory Equipment
November 18, 2009
Website Highlights ARRA-Funded Projects
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about the new
www.ScienceWorksForUS.org web site mentions stimulus-funded work done by WSE's Jin Kang.

Baltimore Sun
November 18, 2009
Factory revival meeting features Ravens' Oher, Rice
Johns Hopkins angle: Aris Melissaratos, JHU's senior advisor to the president, enterprise development,
will attend the "Keep It Made In America" meeting at M&T Stadium tonight.

American Spectator
November 18, 2009
Breast Cancer Follies
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary mentions a 2005 study from Johns Hopkins and funded by the National Institutes of Health found that the Framingham Risk Evaluation fails to identify approximately one-third of women likely to develop coronary heart disease.

Cincinnati.com
November 18, 2009
Has marriage become too frail to carry our dreams?
Johns Hopkins angle: KSAS sociologist and marriage expert Andrew Cherlin is quoted.

Boston.com
November 18, 2009
Newton doctor killed while running in Fla
Johns Hopkins angle: Kenneth Baughman, who served as director of the cardiology division at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore before being recruited to Brigham and Women’s in 2002, was killed after being struck by a car while he was running in Florida.

Reuters
November 17, 2009
Leading heart doctor killed jogging in Orlando, Fla
Johns Hopkins angle: Kenneth Baughman, who served as director of the cardiology division at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore before being recruited to Brigham and Women’s in 2002, was killed after being struck by a car while he was running in Florida.

History News Network
November 17, 2009
Thomas Omestad: Remembering the twitchy, terrifying final days of communist rule in Czechoslovakia
Johns Hopkins angle: Omestad is a senior fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies.

WIBW (Kansas)
November 17, 2009
Kansans Appointed To Various Health Commissions
Johns Hopkins angle: Kathryn Ellerbeck, recently appointed to the Kansas Commission on Autism, holds a master's degree from the School of Public Health.

Ivanhoe
November 17, 2009
Link Between Alzheimer's and Heart Failure
Johns Hopkins angle: A team of biochemists and cardiologists led by researchers at Johns Hopkins found New evidence that supports a link between Alzheimer's disease and chronic heart failure, two of the ten leading causes of death in the United States. Giulio Agnetti of the School of Medicine was quoted.

The Scientist
November 17, 2009
"Study ethics, NIH!"
Johns Hopkins angle: Kay Dickersin, director of the Center for Clinical Trials at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, was quoted.

Natural News
November 17, 2009
Men can slash risk of highly lethal prostate cancer naturally
Johns Hopkins angle: Elizabeth Platz, Sc.D., M.P.H., associate professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and co-director of the cancer prevention and control program at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, is quoted in this story about prostate cancer prevention.

The Monitor (Texas)
November 17, 2009
Renowned neurosurgeon speaks to UTPA community
Johns Hopkins angle: Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa of the School of Medicine delivered an address titled “Beyond the Borders of the Mind: Tertiary Care Centers in the 21st Century,” at the University of Texas-Pan American’s Fine Arts Auditorium yesterday.

Middle East Online
November 17, 2009
On Bended Knee to Bob Gates
Johns Hopkins angle: This commentary was written by Melvin A. Goodman, a senior fellow at the Center for International Policy and adjunct professor of
government at Johns Hopkins University.

HealthDay
November 18, 2009
Niacin Adds No Benefit for Statin Patients: Study
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on research led Joao Lima, a cardiology professor in the School of Medicine. Lima is quoted.

Gazette.net (Maryland)
November 18, 2009
‘Science City' critics get a thumbs down
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about the proposed Montgomery County “Science City,” where a Johns Hopkins biotech center is planned, includes comments from David McDonough, senior director of development oversight for Johns Hopkins Real Estate.

ABCNews.com
November 17, 2009
Turkey Day Palate Pleasers for Those With Food Allergies
Johns Hopkins angle: This feature quotes Robert Wood, director of pediatric allergy and immunology at the Johns Hopkins Children's Center.

Gazette.net (Maryland)
November 18, 2009
Federal ethics rules may limit NIH in biomed endeavors
Johns Hopkins angle: This story quotes David McDonough, senior director of development oversight for Johns Hopkins Real Estate.

LiveScience.com
November 18, 2009
Today's Top Athletes: Human or Android?
Johns Hopkins angle: This column focuses on two new books from Johns Hopkins University Press: "The Price of Perfection" and "Performance-Enhancing
Technologies in Sports."

Zawya.com (Dubai, U.A.E.)
November 18, 2009
Call for more Emiratis to take up nursing jobs
Johns Hopkins angle: This article states that the United Arab Emirates is seeking to increase the number of specialty nurses with diploma courses in
cooperation with the Higher Colleges of Technology and international universities such as Johns Hopkins.

WIBW.com (Kansas Radio Station)
November 18, 2009
Kansans Appointed To Various Health Commissions
Johns Hopkins angle: This report states that Kathryn Ellerbeck, who holds a master’s degree in hygiene and public health from JHU, has been appointed to the Kansas Commission on Autism.

Bloomberg.com
November 18, 2009
JPMorgan Hires Koll as Japan Equity Research Head
Johns Hopkins angle: This wire story reports that JPMorgan and Chase & Co. has hired Jesper Koll, who earned a master’s degree at JHU, to head the company’s Japan equity research team.

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Higher Education News
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New York Times
November 18, 2009
Medical Schools Quizzed on Ghostwriting
Senator Charles E. Grassley asked universities what they are doing about professors who put their names on others’ articles, and how that is different from
plagiarism.

Inside Higher Ed
November 18, 2009
Flexible Fund Raising
With even wealthy individuals feeling the downturn, development officers are making more accommodations, such as allowing more time to fulfill pledges.

Chronicle of Higher Education
November 17, 2009
Duncan Promises Colleges Attention to Cutting Costly Red Tape
Education Secretary Arne Duncan promised on Tuesday to work on reducing regulatory reporting burdens on colleges, if institutions, in return, showed greater progress on improving student performance.

Washington Post – The Answer Sheet blog
November 18, 2009
A critical look at the SAT and ACT
A conversation with a representative from the National Center for Fair and Open Testing, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending what it says are
misuses and flaws in standardized testing.

Inside Higher Ed – Quick Takes
November 18, 2009
Pittsburgh Mayor Loses a Round on Tuition Tax
The mayor's proposal for a 1 percent tax on tuition was rejected by a key panel on Tuesday, but the mayor is vowing to push ahead on the idea, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.

Democrat & Chronicle (Rochester, N.Y.)
November 18, 2009
Some area workers to lobby against student loan changes
A group of Sallie Mae employees from around the nation is gathering in Washington, D.C., this week to lobby against proposed federal legislation regarding college student loans.

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