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The New York Times
November 18, 2009
The Wrong Side of History
Johns Hopkins angle: This Nicholas Kristoff opinion piece cites a Johns Hopkins study that found that
hospitalized children who are uninsured are 60 percent more likely to die than those with insurance.

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
November 18, 2009
Mayor Bloomberg Pledges $125-Million to Reduce Auto Fatalities
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about Bloomberg’s gift toward reducing traffic deaths states that the
Bloomberg School of Public Health is one of six organizations that will coordinate the international
program with the countries’ government agencies.

The Washington Post
November 18, 2009
India PM heads to U.S. in test of ties with Obama
Johns Hopkins angle: Walter Andersen, associate director of the South Asia Studies Center at JHU's School of Advanced International Studies, is quoted.

ABCNews.com
November 19, 2009
Death in the Workplace: How to Cope
Johns Hopkins angle: This column includes comments from licensed psychologist John “Shep” Jeffreys, an
assistant professor of psychiatry and behavior sciences in the School of Medicine.

Maryland Daily Record
November 17, 2009
Carey School leasing space in Legg’s Harbor East building
Johns Hopkins angle: This article on the Carey Business School's planned move to the Legg Mason Tower
quotes the school's dean, Yash Gupta.

The Market Fund Wire
November 18, 2009
Legg Mason Staffers will Rub Elbows with B-Schoolers
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports that the John Hopkins Carey Business School will relocate to the
Legg Mason building in Baltimore. The school’s dean, Yash Gupta, is quoted.

Wall Street Journal
November 18, 2009
Obama Hits a Wall on His Visit to China
Johns Hopkins angle: James Mann of JHU's School of Advanced International Studies, an author of three books on U.S.-China relations, is quoted.

Wall Street Journal
November 18, 2009
Breast Exam Guidelines Raise Furor
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about the breast cancer screening debate mentions the Johns Hopkins
Hospital’s breast cancer center.

Los Angeles Times
November 16, 2009
Screen a heart, save a life
Johns Hopkins angle: This health blog item refers to a study co-authored by Theodore Abraham, an associate
professor of cardiology in the School of Medicine.

WebMD.com
November 18, 2009
Dual Heart Tests Best for Young Athletes
Johns Hopkins angle: This article reports on a study co-authored by Theodore Abraham, an associate
professor of cardiology in the School of Medicine. Abraham is quoted.

Technology Review (MIT)
November 18, 2009
Potential Treatment for Down Syndrome
Johns Hopkins angle: This article about a Stanford study includes a comment from Roger Reeves, a physiology
professor in the School of Medicine.

TheScientist.com
November 18, 2009
A fix for Down syndrome brains?
Johns Hopkins angle: This blog entry about a Stanford study includes a comment from Roger Reeves, a physiology
professor in the School of Medicine.

The Washington Post
November 19, 2009
Web-savvy cartoonist makes a bang with the NFL
Johns Hopkins angle: The subject of this article took computer science courses at the Career Computer
Institute at JHU.

Bloomberg.com
November 19, 2009
DirecTV Hires Media Outsider White to Build Brand, Spur Sales
Johns Hopkins angle: This wire story reports that DirecTV Group Inc. has hired Michael White, who has a
master’s degree in international relations from JHU, as chief executive officer.

Baltimore Sun
November 19, 2009
Obituary: Ralph E. Marquiss Sr.
Johns Hopkins angle: This article mentions that Marquiss, a tenor, sang professionally with the many
groups, including the Peabody Opera.


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Baltimore Sun
November 19, 2009
Enrollment jumps 5.2% at state's colleges, universities
Enrollment at Maryland colleges and universities increased by a record 5.2 percent this fall, wiping away
concerns that the recession might keep students from pursuing higher education.

New York Times
November 19, 2009
New Cases of Flu Drop on College Campuses
For the first time since fall began, new cases of flu among college students have started to drop, the
American College Health Association reported.

New York Times
November 19, 2009
Academic Researchers’ Conflicts of Interest Go Unreported
A report found that universities often do not disclose faculty members’ conflicts of interest in
government-financed studies.

Inside Higher Ed
November 19, 2009
All Eyes on Pittsburgh
Mayor pushes 1 percent tax on tuition, stirring up anger at the city's colleges and worries elsewhere that
other localities might try similar approaches.

Chronicle of Higher Education
November 18, 2009
Obama Pledges to Send 100,000 Students to China in the Next 4 Years
During his trip to China this week, President Obama pledged to send 100,000 students to China over the next
four years. How he plans to do that, though, remains to be determined.

USA Today
November 19, 2009
Case of the purloined term paper; when work is resold
For a variety of practical and legal reasons, term-paper mills have mostly managed to stay out of legal
trouble. But now a class-action lawsuit could provide a road map for those who find their work online
without their authorization.

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